11 days in Denmark, Norway & Iceland Itinerary

11 days in Denmark, Norway & Iceland Itinerary

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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Oslo, Norway
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Bergen, Norway
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Reykjavik, Iceland
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Copenhagen, Denmark — 3 nights

City of Beautiful Towers

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, sightseeing, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: laugh and play at Tivoli Gardens, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Denmark, enjoy breathtaking views from Rundetarn, and take a stroll through Stroeget.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Copenhagen trip maker website.

Majorca, Spain to Copenhagen is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. Traveling from Majorca in July, expect Copenhagen to be slightly colder, temps between 26°C and 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can fly to Oslo.
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Parks · Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Oslo, Norway — 3 nights

Tiger City

Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
Oslo is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Vigeland Museum, contemplate the long history of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), explore the activities along Oslofjord, and walk around Vigeland Park.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Oslo trip app.

Getting from Copenhagen to Oslo by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Oslo when traveling from Copenhagen in July, with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Bergen.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Theme Parks
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Bergen, Norway — 1 night

City of Seven Mountains

A city famed for its underground music scene, Bergen also serves as the gateway to the fjords of Norway's western coastline.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): take in the waterfront at Bryggen, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Floyen and the Funicular, then hunt for treasures at Fish Market, and finally make a splash at Iskanten.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Bergen tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Oslo to Bergen in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Oslo in July: highs in Bergen hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Reykjavik.
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Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Parks · Nature
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Reykjavik, Iceland — 3 nights

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): indulge in some personalized pampering at Blue Lagoon, then see some colorful creatures with Dive Iceland - Diving and Snorkeling in Iceland - Day Tours, then explore the world behind art at Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar), and finally appreciate the history behind Sun Voyager. Here are some ideas for day two: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, and then take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Iceland.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Reykjavik holiday builder tool.

You can fly from Bergen to Reykjavik in 5.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Bergen to Reykjavik. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Bergen in July: high temperatures in Reykjavik hover around 17°C and lows are around 10°C. You will leave for home on the 13th (Thu).
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Denmark travel guide

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Historic Walking Areas · Gardens · Castles
Known for its old-fashioned charm, Denmark often is referenced as a fairy-tale setting by visitors and locals alike. With quaint cobblestone streets leading the way to art galleries, museums, and historical sights, plus a modern and easily accessible public transportation system, Denmark seamlessly blends its rich history with modern advancements. Be inspired by the works of local legends, including the fairy tales of Hans Christian Andersen, the symphonies of Carli Nielsen, and the astronomy work of Tycho Brahe, then play a bit at amusement parks like Legoland. Visitors often find themselves developing "hygge," the untranslatable Danish trait that encapsulates a sense of coziness and contentment, which is thought to have a great deal of influence on Denmark's standing as one of the happiest nations on the planet.
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Norway travel guide

4.3
Nightlife · Specialty Museums · Art Museums
Land of the Midnight Sun
Take a trip up north and visit Norway, the land of fjords, northern lights, unspoiled nature, and friendly communities. Norway is a haven for holidaymakers who enjoy the outdoors, with numerous resorts for downhill skiing and snowboarding, as well as countless trails for hiking in the summer or dog sledding and cross-country skiing in the winter. Norway's cities combine historical and modern architecture and feature a selection of museums, art galleries, and performance venues. Meanwhile, traditional ways of life, local customs, and crafts are celebrated in many open-air and ethnological museums across the land. Even though the country has a modern and elaborate system of roads, Norway continues to foster its ancient connection with the sea. Take to the waters yourself with tours of the scenic coast, fjords, or whale watching.
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Iceland travel guide

4.5
Waterfalls · Spas · Churches
Land of Fire and Ice
Experience the drama of this mountainous island in the North Atlantic, from glacial rivers to rushing waterfalls and geothermal hot spots. Iceland's cities, like its capital Reykjavik, are home to passionate natives who honor their Icelandic culture and history. Venture from the cities to experience the country's most powerful attraction: its breathtaking landscapes. Take a trip to one of the island's renowned national parks, see the effects of volcanic activity, and go for a dip in one of its many lakes. A haven for outdoor recreation, you can glacier hike, whitewater raft, and swim in natural pools.
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