18 days in Scandinavia, Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

18 days in Scandinavia, Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

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Start: Mumbai, India
Fly:  14 h 15 min
1
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h
2
Oslo, Norway
— 4 nights
Train:  6 h 15 min
3
Stockholm, Sweden
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
4
Rovaniemi, Finland
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  4 h
5
Helsinki, Finland
— 4 nights
Fly:  14 h
End: Mumbai, India

4
nights
Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©
Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Family-friendly places like Nyhavn and Torvehallerne will thrill your kids. Museum-lovers will get to explore The David Collection and Krigsmuseet. The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Rosenborg Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grundtvig Church (Grundtvigs Kirke), enjoy the sand and surf at Amager Strandpark, and enjoy breathtaking views from Rundetarn.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Copenhagen trip planner.

Mumbai, India to Copenhagen is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Traveling from Mumbai to Copenhagen, you'll gain 4.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Mumbai in April: high temperatures in Copenhagen hover around 13°C and lows are around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours
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Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
The David Collection ©
The David Collection

4
nights
Oslo, Norway

Oslo ©
Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
Appreciate the collections at Armed Forces Museum and Kon-Tiki Museum. Bring the kids along to Oslomarka and Mathallen Oslo. And it doesn't end there: get curious at The Norwegian Museum of Science and Tehnology, explore the historical opulence of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), admire the masterpieces at Henie Onstad Art Center, and find something for the whole family at Norsk Folkemuseum.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Oslo trip maker website.

Traveling by flight from Copenhagen to Oslo takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect slightly colder evenings in Oslo when traveling from Copenhagen in April, with lows around -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks
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22 July Centre ©
22 July Centre
Oslomarka ©
Oslomarka
Armed Forces Museum ©
Armed Forces Museum

4
nights
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Uppsala Domkyrka and Museum Gustavianum. Kids will enjoy Skogskyrkogarden and The Green Trails. And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Royal Palace, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and enjoy fun for all ages at Grona Lunds Tivoli.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Stockholm holiday planner.

Getting from Oslo to Stockholm by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Stockholm can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Stockholm

Tours Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Uppsala, Taby Centrum
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The Green Trails ©
The Green Trails
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace
Uppsala Domkyrka ©
Uppsala Domkyrka

1
night
Rovaniemi, Finland

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): see Santa Claus Office, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, thentake an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and finally look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi day trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Stockholm to Rovaniemi takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Stockholm to Rovaniemi is 1 hour. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Stockholm in April; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach 3°C and lows reach -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Safaris
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

4
nights
Helsinki, Finland

Helsinki ©
Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
Do your shopping at Academic Bookstore (Akateeminen Kirjakauppa) and Hakaniemi Market. Popular historic sites such as Mannerheim Museum and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum are in your itinerary. When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Heureka in Vantaa, approximately Vantaa away. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Sinebrychoff Art Museum, test your team's savvy at Labyrinth Games Room Escape, step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo).

Plan trip to Helsinki with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Helsinki by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Rovaniemi in April, expect Helsinki to be somewhat warmer, temps between 9°C and 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Heureka
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The National Museum of Finland ©
The National Museum of Finland
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum

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