12-Day Road Trip in Sweden and Norway from Stockholm to Karlstad, Oslo, Gothenburg, and Linköping

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Set off on a grand 12-day Euro trip through Sweden and Norway. Visit multiple cities like Stockholm, Bergshamra, Karlstad, Drammen, and Oslo, each offering a unique experience unlike any other.

With this ultimate European tour package, you'll experience the essence of 2 incredible countries, each offering a tapestry of experiences that will leave you with lasting memories. You'll stay 8 nights in Sweden and 3 nights in Norway.

In the first leg of your journey, you'll find yourself in the heart of Sweden, a land filled with treasures waiting to be discovered. You’ll collect your chosen rental car in the city of Stockholm and begin your adventure from there. Explore Stockholm, Bergshamra, Karlstad, Gothenburg, Gränna, and Linköping, where picturesque vistas and cultural gems await your exploration.

Next, prepare to be mesmerized by the diverse and vibrant landscapes of Norway. Immerse yourself in the allure of Drammen and Oslo, where every street tells a story.

Your multi-country road trip brings you close to some of Europe’s most iconic attractions and landmarks, such as Drammen’s Drammen Spiral. From must-see attractions to breathtaking viewpoints, this meticulously crafted itinerary promises you a glimpse into the unique features of this region in Europe.

Throughout your tour, you’ll stay at some of the best accommodations along your route. Our recommendations always include options with varying levels of comfort, ranging from 3 to 5-star hotels that cater to various preferences and budgets.

Your ultimate multi-country road trip across Sweden and Norway will not be complete without indulging in some retail therapy! Embark on a quest for a rare souvenir in each destination. Beyond the thrill of buying unique goods, it’s also an amazing opportunity to immerse yourself in local customs and interact with friendly locals at every stop.

By booking this holiday package, you can save yourself from the tedious task of researching and planning your road trip in Europe. We'll handle all the travel arrangements for your 12-day self-drive adventure in Sweden and Norway. With our expertise, you can enjoy a hassle-free experience and focus on immersing yourself in incredible destinations without the stress of organizing every detail. This holiday deal also comes with 24/7 travel support and a step-by-step guide accessible via our mobile app to assist you throughout your journey.

Discover breathtaking landscapes, diverse cultures, and iconic landmarks in multiple European countries on one epic road trip! Travel across borders and experience the freedom of the open road as you create lifelong memories in Sweden and Norway.

Choose your travel dates today and start planning your unforgettable multi-country road trip with Guide to Europe!

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Hotel, 11 nights
Rental car, 12 days
CDW Insurance
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Personal travel agent
24/7 travel support

Destinations

Värmland County - region in SwedenKarlstad / 1 night
photo of sunset over Drammen, a town in the Buskerud province of Norway.Drammen
Östergötland County - region in SwedenLinköping / 1 night
Stockholm old town (Gamla Stan) cityscape from City Hall top, Sweden.Stockholm / 4 nights
Bergshamra
Oslo / 3 nights
Gränna
Canal in the historic centre of Gothenburg, Sweden.Gothenburg / 2 nights

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Photo of Vasa Museum, the most visited museum in Scandinavia, on the island of Djurgarden in Stockholm, Sweden.Vasa Museum
Photo of the Royal Palace is located in Gamla Stan in Stockholm, Sweden.Stockholm Palace
Photo of amusement park Liseberg in Gothenburg ,Sweden.Liseberg
Photo of a mansion in the Skansen open air museum in Stockholm.Open-air museum Skansen
Photo of the famous meeting place Kungstradgarden in Stockholm with cherry trees in blossom.Kungsträdgården
Photo of night view of Opera house in Oslo, Norway.Oslo Opera House
Photo of sculptures in Frogner Park in Oslo ,Norway.Frogner Park
The Vigeland Park, Ullern, Oslo, NorwayThe Vigeland Park
FotografiskaFotografiska
Photo of Akershus Fortress building in the city center of Oslo, Norway.Akershus Fortress
Photo of Slottsskogen scenic park and lake in Gothenburg ,Sweden.Slottsskogen
ABBA The MuseumABBA: The Museum
Photo of Viking Ship Museum is located at Bygdoy island in Oslo, Norway. Viking Ship Museum
UniverseumUniverseum
Photo of Royal palace in Oslo, Norway.Royal Palace, Oslo
Photo of ski jump at the top of Holmenkollen overlooking Oslo, Norway.Holmenkollbakken
Photo of the Fram Museum in Oslo, Norway.Fram Museum
Munch Museum Tøyen, Gamle Oslo, Oslo, NorwayMunch Museum Tøyen
Horticultural Society, Heden, Centrum, Göteborgs Stad, Västra Götaland County, SwedenHorticultural Society
Photo of beautiful glass greenhouse in Gothenburg Botanical Garden, Sweden.Gothenburg Botanical Garden
Photo of Reconstructed wooden Gol Stave Church (Gol Stavkyrkje) in Norwegian Museum of Cultural History at Bygdoy peninsula in Oslo, Norway.Norwegian Museum of Cultural History
Nordic museum building in Stockholm in a sunny day, SwedenNordic Museum
Museum of Natural History, Norra Djurgården, Östermalms stadsdelsområde, Stockholms kommun, Stockholm County, SwedenMuseum of Natural History
Photo of walkway at beautiful botanical garden at Oslo Norway.Botanical Garden in Oslo
photo of the ruins of Brahehus Castle are located by the lake Vattern located in Gränna parish in Jönköping municipality, Sweden.Brahehus
The Copper tents in Haga built 1787-90 Gustav III the king of Sweden, panoramaHaga park
view on National Museum of Fine Arts, Stockholm, SwedenNationalmuseum
Photo of Holmenkollen ski jumping stadium and norwegian ski museum in Oslo, Norway.Holmenkollen Ski Museum
photo of Swedish History Museum in Stockholm, Sweden.Swedish History Museum
Air Force Museum, Kärna, Linköpings kommun, Östergötland County, SwedenAir Force Museum
photo of statue of Carl von Linné in Humlegården in Stockholm, Sweden.Humlegården
Gamla Linköping Open Air Museum, Linköpings domkyrkodistrikt, Linköpings kommun, Östergötland County, SwedenGamla Linköping Open Air Museum
GöteborgsoperanGöteborgsoperan
NationaltheatretNationaltheatret
photo of Stockholm from Skinnarviksberget in summer with the town hall in Sweden.Skinnarviksberget
park bench on drammen spiral with drammen and mountains in the backgroundDrammen Spiral
photo of entrance of Linköping Cathedral in Östergötland County, Sweden.Linköping Cathedral
Drammen park og Tuftepark
Ypsilon BridgeYpsilon Bridge
Marble mill Nature Reserve
Promenaden Øvre Strandgate

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Day 1

Day 1 – Stockholm - arrival day

  • Stockholm - Arrival day
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  • Kungsträdgården
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Your unforgettable multi-country road trip in Sweden and Norway begins the moment you arrive in the awe-inspiring city of Stockholm in Sweden. You’ll check in at a top-rated hotel and stay in Stockholm for 3 nights.

Catch an early flight to Sweden to enjoy as much time as possible exploring Stockholm before it’s time to hit the road and drive to your next destination. Discover the city’s rich history, breathtaking sights, and lively atmosphere with visits to the most popular attractions.

In Stockholm, the extraordinary Kungsträdgården awaits. This attraction is a valued urban park that boasts an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 25,398 travelers' reviews.

Find your way to your hotel in Stockholm. We recommend choosing a hotel in a central location for easy exploring. Check-in typically starts between 2 and 4 PM at hotels in Sweden. Settle in and make plans for the evening.

In the evening, prepare to be amazed by Stockholm’s regional flavors and culminate your day with a toast. We’ve curated a guide to the city’s culinary and nightlife hotspots to enhance your experience during your multi-country vacation in Sweden and Norway.

This local establishment consistently satisfies guests, ensuring an unforgettable holiday experience. Known as a top-rated , it's a top choice in the city. Treat yourself to a delightful dinner at Knut bar, highly recommended for tonight's dining. Or, if you're feeling adventurous, why not try Nomad? It's another excellent option with a diverse menu. Consider reserving a table at Barrels as well. Known for its consistent customer satisfaction, it’s an ideal pick for tonight in Stockholm.

Extend your evening after a delightful meal by visiting Katarina Ölkafé, which offers the perfect atmosphere for a night out. Moreover, Pub Anchor is another popular option for a drink or two. Likewise, Pharmarium also provides a great ambiance for reminiscing about the day and raising a toast to your vacation.

Your multi-country road trip in Sweden and Norway has only just begun. Brace yourself for more exciting days to come as you cross country borders in the comfort of your rental car and discover the most unique attractions, activities, and foods of each destination.

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Day 2

Day 2 – Stockholm

  • Stockholm
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Drive 12 km, 1 hour 17 min

  • Fotografiska
  • Nationalmuseum
  • Nordic Museum
  • Vasa Museum
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On day 2, you will wake up in Stockholm with an entire day of wonders ahead of you! You still have 2 nights left in Stockholm before it’s time to get back on the road and continue your European tour across Sweden and Norway.

Fotografiska is a travelers’ favorite in Stockholm, and today you’ll have the opportunity to discover it too! This one-of-a-kind attraction is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 16,861 visitors.

In Stockholm, don’t miss Nationalmuseum, a great art museum and place to see in the city. This outstanding attraction has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 6,448 reviews.

Check other top attractions in Stockholm off your list when you visit the wonderful Nordic Museum. This popular sight is an outstanding museum of culture, rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 9,453 travelers. Approximately 237,964 people visit this attraction each year.

Beyond the above-mentioned top sights, take the opportunity to visit the outstanding Vasa Museum. This maritime museum and place of interest has a rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 53,468 reviews. It’s estimated that around 1,220,429 people come to admire it every year.

After a day of exploration and awe-inspiring sights, it’s time to replenish your strength. Make the most of this stop on your multi-country road trip across Sweden and Norway by rewarding yourself with a taste of Stockholm’s local cuisine. After dinner, head out to a bar to relax or mingle with the locals and raise a toast to your exciting road trip adventure.

This -awardee earns consistently high praises from previous guests, making it a must-visit addition to your holiday experience. This awardee is a highly recommended choice for an unforgettable meal. Make sure to reserve a table at Restaurang Farang, an iconic dining spot in Stockholm. This culinary treasure and its outstanding menu have enchanted food enthusiasts from around the world. Immerse yourself in the culinary delights of Akkurat - Restaurang Södermalm, a popular restaurant in Stockholm. With a menu designed to delight, it ensures a dining experience that transcends the ordinary. Experience the culinary magic of Bar Central Birger Jarlsgatan, a hidden gem nestled in Stockholm. Known for its exquisite cuisine and inviting atmosphere, it's a dining experience you won't soon forget.

As the night falls in Stockholm, take a moment to savor the experiences of the day. Wash away your fatigue with a drink, or lay back and relax at your hotel, and look forward to another thrilling day of your multi-country journey across Europe.

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Day 3

Day 3 – Stockholm

  • Stockholm
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Drive 10 km, 1 hour 14 min

  • Open-air museum Skansen
  • ABBA: The Museum
  • Swedish History Museum
  • Humlegården
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Wake up and see what day 3 of your great European road trip in Sweden and Norway has in store for you! You will be staying in Stockholm for 1 night before continuing your journey to the next destination.

One place travelers keep coming back to in Stockholm is the magnificent Open-air museum Skansen. Each year, this popular place of interest welcomes over 1,300,000 travelers from across the world. Around 29,644 visitors have rated this excellent open-air museum and travel destination an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars.

We also recommend you explore the amazing ABBA: The Museum on this leg of your adventure in Sweden. This attraction is a well-known museum that has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from around 14,825 travelers.

The remarkable Swedish History Museum is known to be one of the best places to visit in Stockholm, and its average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 6,080 traveler reviews is proof.

Dive deeper into Stockholm by exploring the captivating Humlegården. With a stellar average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 4,990 travelers, make sure this wonderful site is on your Stockholm exploration list!

Before this memorable day of your vacation comes to a close, treat your palate to a taste of Sweden's delectable cuisine at one of Stockholm's best restaurants. After a nice meal, enhance your vacation experience by enjoying the local nightlife or unwinding with a drink or two in the city’s most recommended bars.

Make sure to book a table at Restaurant Slingerbulten, a popular restaurant in Stockholm. This acclaimed restaurant and its mouthwatering dishes have earned the admiration of countless food lovers. Experience a taste of Stockholm at Tudor Arms, a popular local restaurant. With a menu designed to impress, it promises a journey of flavors that will leave you captivated. Another top-rated restaurant to try is Glashuset Restaurant & Bar. As a dining spot that gains consistently high praise from guests, it’s an ideal choice to enhance your time to Stockholm tonight.

Spend the evening looking over your itinerary for tomorrow and reminisce about what you’ve seen and done so far on your European road trip adventure. New experiences await!

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Day 4

Day 4 – Stockholm, Bergshamra, and Karlstad

  • Karlstad
  • Stockholm
  • Bergshamra
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Drive 320 km, 4 hours 2 min

  • Stockholm Palace
  • Museum of Natural History
  • Haga park
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Embark on another extraordinary experience on day 4 of your multi-country road trip in Europe, where you’ll be making 1 stop. The highlights of today include the wonderful destinations of Stockholm in Sweden. At the end of the day, you will enjoy the comforts of a top-rated hotel in Karlstad, your home for 1 night.

When you’re ready to jump back into the car and say goodbye to Stockholm, you’ll hit the road in the direction of Bergshamra. This drive usually takes around 7 min. When you arrive, enjoy some sightseeing.

Explore multiple popular travel destinations in Stockholm today. Begin your sightseeing with a visit to the outstanding Stockholm Palace. This attraction boasts an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 38,892 visitors.

Next, discover the charms of the popular Museum of Natural History. This incredible attraction and museum holds an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars, thanks to 7,513 visitors.

Set your GPS to Bergshamra and hit the road. Expect a journey of approximately 7 min without stops. Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring your next destination. Bergshamra beckons with new experiences!

A tour of Bergshamra is not complete without a visit to the famous Haga park. This incredible english garden and attraction has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 6,480 travelers.

Relax your senses after a day of exhilarating activities and fun exploration. Retreat to one of the best accommodations in Karlstad.

If you're eager to sample culinary delights during your multi-country road trip in Sweden and Norway, you'll be excited to head out for dinner and get a taste of the local cuisine in Karlstad. After dinner, head out to a bar to reminisce about your day and raise a toast to this stop on your road trip.

This popular restaurant holds , and offers an exceptional menu of cuisine. This acclaimed -recipient consistently leaves guests satisfied, ensuring an essential addition to your holiday itinerary. With a recognition, it promises an exceptional dining experience not to be missed. Don’t miss out on dining at Restaurang Napoli, a top-rated dining destination in Karlstad. If you're in the mood to try something new, consider Olssons Bazar Restaurang, another top spot with a mouthwatering menu. You might also want to secure a reservation at Restaurang Fontana di Trevi. With a reputation for consistently satisfied customers, it’s a perfect choice to enhance your stay in Karlstad this evening.

Savor the moment and raise a toast to yet another amazing day of your vacation in Sweden and Norway! Enjoy your evening in Karlstad to the fullest by mingling with the locals at a bar, taking a stroll around the city center, or simply just relaxing.

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Day 5

Day 5 – Karlstad, Drammen, and Oslo

  • Oslo
  • Drammen
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Drive 289 km, 4 hours 4 min

  • Ypsilon Bridge
  • Drammen park og Tuftepark
  • Promenaden Øvre Strandgate
  • Drammen Spiral
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On day 5 of your exciting European self-drive vacation in Sweden and Norway, you’ll soak in the magnificence of 1 destination, Drammen in Norway. When you’re not exploring the city and its surrounding areas, take time to relax at your selected hotel in Oslo, where you’ll be staying for 3 nights.

This outstanding travel destination inspires so many travelers each year.

Once you're ready to continue your road trip, it's time to buckle up and drive, eagerly anticipating your arrival in Oslo. This drive usually takes around 41 min, without any stops or traffic disruptions.

Complement your beautiful day with a visit to a top-rated sightseeing destination and attraction in Drammen — Ypsilon Bridge. About 650 visitors have rated this attraction an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

The popular Drammen park is another top sight in Drammen that locals and travelers often enjoy spending time at. This attraction is a well-loved park in the area, rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 914 visitors.

Promenaden Øvre Strandgate is a spectacular sightseeing destination and highlight on travelers’ itineraries in Drammen, earning an impressive average rating of 5 out of 5 stars from 2 enchanted visitors.

As the day moves along, be sure to make time to drop by the magnificent Drammen Spiral. Because of its allure and charm, around 2,347 visitors have rated this attraction and road tunnel an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

After an exciting day of sightseeing, it’s time to check in at your accommodation in Oslo. This is not only a place to sleep but your home away from home, offering a warm welcome after a long day on the road.

As the sun dips under the horizon, freshen up and head out to discover the best dining spots in Oslo. Check out our recommendations on where to wine and dine while seeing this marvelous destination in Sweden in a new light. After dinner, head out to a bar to relax, mingle with the locals, and raise a toast to your unforgettable road trip vacation in Europe.

Renowned for its , this restaurant presents an outstanding menu of cuisine. This distinguished -recipient is a favorite among guests, making it a worthy addition to your holiday plans. With an acclaim, it promises a dining experience you won't want to miss. Treat yourself to a delicious dinner at Kverneriet - Solli Plass, an excellent option for tonight's dining. Looking for something different? Dinner Restaurant offers a tantalizing alternative with its diverse menu. And don’t miss The Dubliner Folk Pub. With its reputation for pleasing customers, it’s a fantastic choice for tonight in Oslo.

Extend your evening after a delightful meal by visiting Fuglen, which offers the perfect atmosphere for a night out. Moreover, Dr. Jekyll’s Pub is another popular option for a drink or two. Likewise, RØØR also provides a great ambiance for reminiscing about the day and raising a toast to your vacation.

Relax, recharge, and look forward to what tomorrow holds. The opportunities are endless with a European self-drive tour!

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Day 6

Day 6 – Oslo

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Drive 19 km, 48 min

  • Viking Ship Museum
  • Akershus Fortress
  • Oslo Opera House
  • Munch Museum Tøyen
  • Botanical Garden in Oslo
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Day 6 of your multi-country road trip promises a full day of discoveries in beautiful Oslo. Enjoy time off the road as you’ll be staying in the city for 2 nights more before hitting the road again.

A favorite among locals and travelers alike in Oslo is the fantastic Viking Ship Museum, attracting around 538,037 visitors every year. As an appreciated cultural property and local gem in the area, Viking Ship Museum has earned an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 12,406 reviews.

Next up on your agenda, you will find the extraordinary Akershus Fortress. This attraction is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 14,463 visitors, so don't miss the opportunity to experience it for yourself!

Join countless others in discovering the allure of Oslo Opera House, a standout opera house and attraction that's captivated the hearts of many. It has a stellar rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 22,690 reviewers.

Experience the magic that has drawn so many to the doorstep of the outstanding Munch. This museum is a highly recommended attraction in the city boasting an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars in 10,483 visitor reviews.

Just around the corner lies the magnificent Botanical Garden in Oslo, a popular botanical garden and attraction many visitors enjoy. More than 7,472 people have rated this attraction an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

As the sun sets on day 6 of your multi-country road trip in Europe, prepare for a culinary journey. Navigate through Oslo's top restaurants and eateries, each offering a local taste of Sweden to remember your trip by. After a fulfilling dinner, dive into the city’s local nightlife. Whether you prefer the bustling energy of popular pubs or want to take in the ambiance of a quiet bar, Oslo has them.

Celebrated as a restaurant, it boasts an exceptional menu. This establishment consistently wows guests, making it a memorable stop during your holiday. Nestled in the city's heart, is a perfect choice for discerning cuisine enthusiasts seeking a new experience. Enjoy a sumptuous meal at Grefsenkollen restaurant, a highly-rated dining destination in Oslo. If you're eager to try something different, consider Arakataka, another top spot with a tantalizing menu. You might also want to secure a reservation at Frognerseteren. With a reputation for consistently satisfied customers, it’s an excellent choice to enhance your stay in Oslo this evening.

After your meal, keep the night alive at a bar like HIMKOK Storgata Destilleri, known for its lively atmosphere. Tilt is another top recommendation that provides the perfect setting with well-crafted drinks and a welcoming ambiance.

Savor the moment and raise a toast to yet another amazing day of your vacation in Sweden and Norway! Enjoy your evening in Oslo to the fullest by mingling with the locals at a bar, taking a stroll around the city center, or simply just relaxing.

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Day 7

Day 7 – Oslo

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Drive 27 km, 1 hour 4 min

  • Holmenkollbakken
  • Holmenkollen Ski Museum
  • Norwegian Museum of Cultural History
  • Fram Museum
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On day 7, you will wake up in Oslo with an entire day of wonders ahead of you! You still have 1 night left in Oslo before it’s time to get back on the road and continue your European tour across Sweden and Norway.

Something that makes Oslo the perfect holiday destination is that the city offers easy access to many popular places of interest, like the outstanding museum, Holmenkollbakken. This local gem has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 11,312 visitors.

The famous Holmenkollen Ski Museum is another remarkable sightseeing hotspot in the area. As one of Oslo's most remarkable sights, there's no wonder why around 5,852 travelers have rated this incredible museum and travel destination an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in reviews.

Oslo is also home to the extraordinary The Norwegian Museum of Cultural History, which boasts a 4.6 out of 5 star rating in 8,889 traveler reviews.

Another place you’ll want to visit is the captivating Fram Museum. With an impressive average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from a total of 9,618 reviews, a visit to this wonderful museum and tourist destination is truly a great idea.

In the evening, prepare to be amazed by Oslo’s regional flavors and culminate your day with a toast. We’ve curated a guide to the city’s culinary and nightlife hotspots to enhance your experience during your multi-country vacation in Sweden and Norway.

This renowned restaurant holds , and offers an exceptional menu of cuisine. This acclaimed -recipient consistently leaves guests satisfied, making it a must-visit during your holiday. With a recognition, it guarantees an exceptional dining adventure. Dine in style at Café Sara, a top recommendation for dinner tonight. Or, for a change of pace, Døgnvill Burger Vulkan boasts a menu that's sure to impress. Also, be sure to check out Brasserie France. Known as a local hotspot, it’s a great choice for tonight in Oslo.

Relax, recharge, and look forward to what tomorrow holds. The opportunities are endless with a European self-drive tour!

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Day 8

Day 8 – Oslo and Gothenburg

  • Gothenburg
  • Oslo
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Drive 307 km, 4 hours 6 min

  • Nationaltheatret
  • Royal Palace, Oslo
  • Frogner Park
  • The Vigeland Park
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On day 8 of your multi-country road trip across Sweden and Norway, you will get a true taste of the freedom a self-drive vacation in Europe entails. Today’s travel plans include stops at the most scenic, wondrous, and interesting places to see in Oslo in Norway. In the evening, you’ll end up in Gothenburg, where you will stay for 2 nights.

Gothenburg’s wonders await as you prepare for another journey on the road, leaving the breathtaking surroundings of Oslo behind. This drive usually takes around 3 hours 42 min. Gothenburg welcomes you with a multitude of unique vacation experiences.

You'll enjoy easy access to the most remarkable sights in Oslo, including the outstanding National Theatre. Having an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 3,785 reviews, this fascinating point of interest and attraction is one of the top travel destinations in the city.

Oslo is also home to the captivating The Royal Palace, a local sightseeing destination considered one of the highlights of the city. About 11,710 visitors have rated this incredible site with 4.5 out of 5 stars, proving its popularity.

The extraordinary Frognerparken is another unforgettable place you can visit on this leg of your journey in Oslo. This extraordinary park and tourist hot spot boasts a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 18,403 travelers.

A trip to the wonderful The Vigeland Park will inspire you. Visitors have rated their experience at this amazing museum and attraction an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 17,319 reviews.

Continue your road trip and head to your next destination, Gothenburg, Sweden. This car ride takes around 3 hours 42 min.

This outstanding travel destination inspires so many travelers each year.

An exhilarating day of exploring and driving will have you longing for a comfortable bed at the end of the day. Fortunately, Gothenburg’s top hotels offer a lovely retreat at day’s end. Choose from options ranging from budget to luxury.

Before this memorable day of your vacation comes to a close, treat your palate to a taste of Sweden's delectable cuisine at one of Gothenburg's best restaurants. After a nice meal, enhance your vacation experience by enjoying the local nightlife or unwinding with a drink or two in the city’s most recommended bars.

This popular -awarded venue consistently exceeds expectations, ensuring a memorable holiday experience. Have a fantastic dining experience at Haket, a highly recommended choice for tonight's dinner. If you're looking to mix things up, Ma Cuisine offers an enticing alternative with its varied menu. Additionally, Hotel Pigalle is worth considering. Renowned for satisfying diners, it’s an ideal option for tonight in Gothenburg.

To truly maximize your evening out, consider visiting Björns Bar after dinner. This bar is known for offering some of the best drinks and vibes in the city. Alternatively, head to The Flying Barrel Pub, another bar with an inviting ambiance. Similarly, 3 Små Rum also offers a great atmosphere, ensuring a night filled with enjoyment and relaxation.

Take in the ambiance of Gothenburg as this vacation day slowly comes to an end. Whether you’re going bar hopping or you decide on a quiet night at your hotel, you have another exciting day of your road trip to look forward to!

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Day 9

Day 9 – Gothenburg

  • Gothenburg
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Drive 17 km, 50 min

  • Slottsskogen
  • Gothenburg Botanical Garden
  • Liseberg
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Wake up and see what day 9 of your great European road trip in Sweden and Norway has in store for you! You will be staying in Gothenburg for 1 night before continuing your journey to the next destination.

A tour of Gothenburg is not complete without a visit to the famous Slottsskogen. This incredible urban park and attraction has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 13,695 travelers.

Make the most of your Gothenburg travel adventure by seeing another popular site, the wonderful Gothenburg Botanical Garden. This botanical garden and unique destination is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 8,913 travelers.

You can then move on to the incredible Liseberg for an experience worth remembering. This local amusement park and standout destination has received an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 36,514 visitors.

As the sun dips under the horizon, freshen up and head out to discover the best dining spots in Gothenburg. Check out our recommendations on where to wine and dine while seeing this marvelous destination in Sweden in a new light. After dinner, head out to a bar to relax, mingle with the locals, and raise a toast to your unforgettable road trip vacation in Europe.

This renowned restaurant holds , and offers an exceptional menu of cuisine. This acclaimed -recipient consistently leaves guests satisfied, making it a must-visit during your holiday. With a recognition, it guarantees an exceptional dining adventure. Make sure to reserve a table at Blackstone Steakhouse, an iconic dining spot in Gothenburg. This culinary treasure and its outstanding menu have enchanted food enthusiasts from around the world. Immerse yourself in the culinary delights of Skansen Kronan, a popular restaurant in Gothenburg. With a menu designed to delight, it ensures a dining experience that transcends the ordinary. Experience the culinary magic of Gyllene Prag, a hidden gem nestled in Gothenburg. Known for its exquisite cuisine and inviting atmosphere, it's a dining experience you won't soon forget.

After savoring a delicious meal, step into the vibrant nightlife at Kungstorgets Brygghus, where the evening is just getting started. In the same way, Steampunk Bar offers a unique charm perfect for experiencing the local bar scene in Gothenburg.

Go to bed happy and look forward to a good night’s sleep as soon as your head hits the pillow. Your European tour continues tomorrow!

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Day 10

Day 10 – Gothenburg, Gränna, and Linköping

  • Linköping
  • Gothenburg
  • Gränna
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Drive 291 km, 3 hours 49 min

  • Göteborgsoperan
  • Horticultural Society
  • Universeum
  • Brahehus
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Experience an unparalleled adventure on day 10 of your multi-country journey across Sweden and Norway. This exciting part of your road trip invites you to discover the renowned landmarks in 1 vibrant destinations - Gothenburg in Sweden. After a day filled with exploration and new experiences, you will retreat to Linköping where you'll spend 1 night of well-deserved relaxation.

After soaking in Gothenburg’s unique atmosphere, jump into the car with a full heart and drive in the direction of your next destination: Gränna. Expect your car journey to take a minimum of 2 hours 6 min. When you arrive in Gränna, it's time to take a break from the road.

One of today’s main highlights is the unforgettable Göteborgsoperan. This outstanding point of interest and travel destination inspires so many travelers each year. Garnering an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5 from 4,304 travelers, a visit to the remarkable Göteborgsoperan is worth pages in your travel diary.

The fascinating The Garden Society is another of the city's top attractions that will stir your curiosity. This park and tourist destination boasts an average review score of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 9,592 travelers.

This day is also your chance to see the amazing science center, Universeum. With an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 12,788 travelers, a trip to this wonderful site promises a memorable experience.

After soaking in Gothenburg’s unique atmosphere, jump into the car with a full heart and drive in the direction of your next destination: Gränna. Expect your car journey to take a minimum of 2 hours 6 min. When you arrive in Gränna, it's time to take a break from the road.

Explore multiple popular travel destinations in Gränna today. Begin your sightseeing with a visit to the outstanding Brahehus. This attraction boasts an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 7,168 visitors.

After a long day of driving and exploring, you’ll check in at a top-recommended hotel in Linköping of your choice.

In the evening, prepare to be amazed by Linköping’s regional flavors and culminate your day with a toast. We’ve curated a guide to the city’s culinary and nightlife hotspots to enhance your experience during your multi-country vacation in Sweden and Norway.

This -awardee earns consistently high praises from previous guests, making it a must-visit addition to your holiday experience. This awardee is a highly recommended choice for an unforgettable meal. Make sure to reserve a table at Mocca deli Linköping, an iconic dining spot in Linköping. This culinary treasure and its outstanding menu have enchanted food enthusiasts from around the world. Immerse yourself in the culinary delights of OLYMPIA-DA VINCI, a popular restaurant in Linköping. With a menu designed to delight, it ensures a dining experience that transcends the ordinary. Experience the culinary magic of Yogi, a hidden gem nestled in Linköping. Known for its exquisite cuisine and inviting atmosphere, it's a dining experience you won't soon forget.

As the night falls in Linköping, take a moment to savor the experiences of the day. Wash away your fatigue with a drink, or lay back and relax at your hotel, and look forward to another thrilling day of your multi-country journey across Europe.

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Day 11

Day 11 – Linköping, Fagervik, and Stockholm

  • Stockholm
  • Linköping
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Drive 226 km, 3 hours 3 min

  • Linköping Cathedral
  • Gamla Linköping Open Air Museum
  • Air Force Museum
  • Marble mill Nature Reserve
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Dive into day 11 of your remarkable multi-country road trip across Sweden and Norway. Today's main destinations are Linköping in Sweden, where you will have the opportunity to experience all the top things to see and do. At the end of the day, you’ll unwind at one of the finest accommodations in Stockholm. You’ll stay here for 1 night.

When you’ve had your share of Linköping, prepare for your next destination. Admire the views and listen to some good music as you drive in the direction of Fagervik. Your travel time is around 55 min.

In Linköping, the extraordinary Linköping Cathedral awaits. This attraction is a valued lutheran cathedral that boasts an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 1,639 travelers' reviews.

Another of the best travel destinations in Linköping is the spectacular Gamla Linköping Open Air Museum. This attraction is a museum that is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 5,152 visitors, making it a captivating highlight for all travelers.

You could then travel to the amazing Air Force Museum. This local museum and wonder has an overall review score of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 5,082 visitors, proving its popularity among travelers.

Fagervik’s wonders await as you prepare for another journey on the road, leaving the breathtaking surroundings of Linköping behind. This drive usually takes around 55 min. Fagervik welcomes you with a multitude of unique vacation experiences.

Something that makes Fagervik the perfect holiday destination is that the city offers easy access to many popular places of interest, like the outstanding park, Marble mill Nature Reserve. This local gem has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 392 visitors.

After a long day of discovery, it's time to settle in at a top-rated hotel in Stockholm. Indulge in well-deserved rest and rejuvenation, preparing for the continued adventure that lies ahead.

By dinnertime, you’ll be ready to savor the tastiest bites and enjoy the lively vibes in central Stockholm. From mouthwatering restaurants to happening bars, we've got the inside scoop on where to eat and drink at this stop on your multi-country road trip across Sweden and Norway.

Esteemed as a restaurant, it features an exceptional menu. This venue consistently impresses guests, making it a standout addition to your holiday plans. Located in the heart of the city, is an ideal pick for cuisine lovers seeking top-notch culinary experiences. Treat yourself to a wonderful meal at Café Schweizer, a top-rated dining spot in Stockholm. If you're in the mood for something new, try Tak, another premier location with a delectable menu. You might also want to book a table at Restaurang Prinsen. Known for its consistently satisfied patrons, it’s a perfect choice to elevate your evening in Stockholm.

Go to bed happy and look forward to a good night’s sleep as soon as your head hits the pillow. Your European tour continues tomorrow!

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Day 12

Day 12 – Stockholm - departure day

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  • Skinnarviksberget
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On day 12 you have reached the last destination of your European road trip. Catch one last glimpse of Stockholm before it’s time to leave.

Depending on how much time you have before your departure, you may want to engage in some last-minute shopping or souvenir hunting. Get some unique items to remind you of your great European road trip across Sweden and Norway. If shopping isn’t your thing, visit some of the lesser-known attractions you have yet to discover.

Maximize your last day in Sweden and go on a shopping spree in Stockholm’s shopping center. This bustling commercial district is conveniently located near your lodging, granting you leisure time to roam and explore its assortment of establishments.

If you love the adrenaline rush of hunting for the best offers and deals in Sweden, you’re in for a treat. A variety of goods and gifts await your discovery. Bring a bit of Sweden home with you through these charming souvenirs.

Get a last taste of Sweden’s tasty traditional food. Choose from a curated list of the best local food and drink spots in Stockholm and enjoy what may be your last vacation meal of this trip. Look forward to recreating these distinct culinary experiences in your own kitchen later to remind you of your unforgettable road trip across Sweden and Norway.

Renowned for its , this restaurant presents an outstanding menu of cuisine. This distinguished -recipient is a favorite among guests, making it a worthy addition to your holiday plans. With an acclaim, it promises a dining experience you won't want to miss. Treat yourself to a delicious dinner at Rolfs Kök, an excellent option for tonight's dining. Looking for something different? Stockholms Gästabud offers a tantalizing alternative with its diverse menu. And don’t miss Hotel Rival.

The time has come to say farewell to Stockholm for now. You will realize that you’re traveling home with more than you came with as you look back at your 12-day European road trip in Sweden and Norway with fond memories. Safe travels!

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