20 days in Scandinavia & Rovaniemi Itinerary

20 days in Scandinavia & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Fly:  15 h
1
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h
2
Aarhus, Denmark
— 4 nights
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  8 h 15 min
3
Rovaniemi, Finland
— 1 night
Fly:  6 h
4
Stockholm, Sweden
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
5
Oslo, Norway
— 4 nights
Fly:  16 h
End: San Juan, Puerto Rico

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.
Copenhagen is known for historic sites, theme parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get in on the family fun at Tivoli Gardens, admire the masterpieces at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, wander the streets of Christiania, and get a sense of history and politics at Christiansborg Slot.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Copenhagen day trip website.

San Juan, Puerto Rico to Copenhagen is an approximately 14.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from San Juan to Copenhagen due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from San Juan in November: high temperatures in Copenhagen hover around 9°C and lows are around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Aarhus.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Tivoli Gardens ©
Tivoli Gardens
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle

4
nights
Aarhus, Denmark

Aarhus ©
Located on the sea, Aarhus blends a world city with a small-town feel. Home to a young population, the city has a reputation for producing internationally known pop and rock musicians.
Step out of Aarhus with an excursion to LEGOLAND Billund in Billund--about 1h 15 min away. And it doesn't end there: see the sky in a new way at Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum, pause for some serene contemplation at Helligaandskirken, make a trip to Vaegmaleri Fugl pa tag, and get curious at Botanical Garden and the Greenhouses.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Aarhus travel planning app.

Traveling by car from Copenhagen to Aarhus takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and bus. December in Aarhus sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Aarhus

Museums Childrens Museums Theme Parks

Side Trip

LEGOLAND Billund
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Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum ©
Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum
Den Gamle By ©
Den Gamle By
Moesgaard Museum ©
Moesgaard Museum

1
night
Rovaniemi, Finland

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, see Santa Claus Office, and then make a trip to Santa Claus Village. On your second day here, look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and finally don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi online trip planner.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Aarhus to Rovaniemi in 8.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Aarhus to Rovaniemi is 1 hour. Traveling from Aarhus in December, expect Rovaniemi to be much colder, temps between -6°C and -13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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.
Stockholm is known for museums, historic sites, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Vasa Museum, step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace, find something for the whole family at Junibacken, and take in panoramic vistas at Stockholm City Hall.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Stockholm trip app.

Fly from Rovaniemi to Stockholm in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Rovaniemi to Stockholm, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Rovaniemi in December, with highs in Stockholm at 3°C and lows at -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Drottningholm Palace
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Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen
Stockholm Old Town ©
Stockholm Old Town

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.
Go for a jaunt from Oslo to Son to see Hallanderiet about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Vigeland Museum, explore the activities along Oslofjord, take an in-depth tour of Fram Museum, and examine the collection at 22 July Centre.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Oslo trip itinerary maker website.

You can fly from Stockholm to Oslo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Stockholm in December, you will find days in Oslo are a bit warmer (8°C), and nights are little chillier (-5°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Hallanderiet
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Highlights from your plan
Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum
Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum
Vigeland Park ©
Vigeland Park

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