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

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Explore Sweden and Norway on an epic 13-day European road trip. Stockholm, Linköping, Gothenburg, and Oslo await!

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 4 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, Linköping, Gothenburg, Karlstad, Örebro, and Bergshamra, 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 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 Oslo’s Oslo Opera House. 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 13-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, 12 nights
Rental car, 13 days
CDW Insurance
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24/7 travel support

Destinations

Värmland County - region in SwedenKarlstad / 1 night
Östergötland County - region in SwedenLinköping / 1 night
Stockholm old town (Gamla Stan) cityscape from City Hall top, Sweden.Stockholm / 4 nights
Bergshamra
Oslo / 4 nights
Canal in the historic centre of Gothenburg, Sweden.Gothenburg / 2 nights
Örebro County - region in SwedenÖrebro

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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
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
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 Örebro Castle in beautiful morning in Örebro, Sweden.Örebro Castle
photo of Junibacken in Stockholm ,Sweden.Junibacken
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
Photo of National Gallery in Oslo, Norway.National Gallery of Norway
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
Swedish royal opera and Saint Jacob church in Stockholm, SwedenRoyal Swedish Opera
Norwegian Museum of Science and TechnologyNorwegian Museum of Science and Technology
photo of Gothenburg Natural History Museum in Sweden.Gothenburg Natural History Museum
GöteborgsoperanGöteborgsoperan
NationaltheatretNationaltheatret
Nobel Peace Centre (Nobels Fredssenter), Oslo, NorwayNobel Peace Center
photo of beautiful old timber houses in Wadkoping historical quarter of Orebro, Sweden.Wadköping
The Kon Tiki Museum in Oslo.Kon-Tiki Museum
Helix, Heden, Centrum, Göteborgs Stad, Västra Götaland County, SwedenHelix
photo of Mariaberget at morning in Stockholm, Sweden.Mariaberget
photo of entrance of Linköping Cathedral in Östergötland County, Sweden.Linköping Cathedral
Stadsträdgården, Örebro kommun, Örebro County, SwedenStadsträdgården

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Day 1

Day 1 – Stockholm - arrival day

  • Stockholm - Arrival day
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  • Humlegården
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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.

A tour of Stockholm is not complete without a visit to the famous Humlegården. This incredible urban park and attraction has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 4,990 travelers.

Make your way to your chosen hotel. Check-in typically starts between 2 and 4 PM in Stockholm. Make yourself at home and enjoy some downtime before heading out again.

As the sun sets on day 1 of your multi-country road trip in Europe, prepare for a culinary journey. Navigate through Stockholm'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, Stockholm has them.

Make sure to book a table at Knut bar, 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 Nomad, 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 Barrels. As a dining spot that gains consistently high praise from guests, it’s an ideal choice to enhance your time to Stockholm tonight.

Following your dinner, dive into the local bar culture at Katarina Ölkafé. Alternatively, go to Pub Anchor, the perfect place for those looking to experience the best of the nightlife. Similarly, Pharmarium provides excellent drinks and a great atmosphere, ensuring a memorable night out.

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 18 km, 51 min

  • Stockholm Palace
  • Nationalmuseum
  • Swedish History Museum
  • Museum of Natural History
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Day 2 of your multi-country road trip promises a full day of discoveries in beautiful Stockholm. Enjoy time off the road as you’ll be staying in the city for 2 nights more before hitting the road again.

One of today’s main highlights is the unforgettable Stockholm Palace. This outstanding royal palace and travel destination inspires so many travelers each year. Garnering an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5 from 38,892 travelers, a visit to the remarkable Stockholm Palace is worth pages in your travel diary.

The fascinating Nationalmuseum is another of the city's top attractions that will stir your curiosity. This art museum and tourist destination boasts an average review score of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 6,448 travelers.

This day is also your chance to see the amazing history museum, Swedish History Museum. With an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 6,080 travelers, a trip to this wonderful site promises a memorable experience.

The top-rated Museum of Natural History, an outstanding royal palace, is one place you should visit while in Stockholm considering its average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 7,513 travelers.

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.

Esteemed as a restaurant, it features an exceptional menu. Treat yourself to a wonderful meal at Restaurang Farang, a top-rated dining spot in Stockholm. If you're in the mood for something new, try Akkurat - Restaurang Södermalm, another premier location with a delectable menu. You might also want to book a table at Bar Central Birger Jarlsgatan. Known for its consistently satisfied patrons, it’s a perfect choice to elevate your evening in Stockholm.

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 3

Day 3 – Stockholm

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Drive 8 km, 45 min

  • Junibacken
  • Vasa Museum
  • Nordic Museum
  • ABBA: The Museum
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On day 3, you will wake up in Stockholm with an entire day of wonders ahead of you! You still have 1 night left in Stockholm before it’s time to get back on the road and continue your European tour across Sweden and Norway.

Something that makes Stockholm the perfect holiday destination is that the city offers easy access to many popular places of interest, like the outstanding literary museum, Junibacken. This local gem has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 6,265 visitors and gets around 400,000 visits every year.

The famous Vasa Museum is another remarkable sightseeing hotspot in the area, with up to 1,220,429 people visiting it every year. As one of Stockholm's most remarkable sights, there's no wonder why around 53,468 travelers have rated this incredible maritime museum and travel destination an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars in reviews.

Stockholm is also home to the extraordinary Nordic Museum, which boasts a 4.3 out of 5 star rating in 9,453 traveler reviews. This stunning museum of culture and local feature draws more than 237,964 visitors on an annual basis, captivating the hearts of travelers with its unique charm.

Another place you’ll want to visit is the captivating ABBA: The Museum. With an impressive average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from a total of 14,825 reviews, a visit to this wonderful museum and tourist destination is truly a great idea.

As the day slows down and turns into evening, we encourage you to indulge your taste buds at one of the top-rated restaurants in Stockholm. After a delicious dinner, experience the local nightlife or unwind at one of the city’s most popular 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.

Savor the moment and raise a toast to yet another amazing day of your vacation in Sweden and Norway! Enjoy your evening in Stockholm 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 4

Day 4 – Stockholm and Linköping

  • Linköping
  • Stockholm
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Drive 209 km, 2 hours 54 min

  • Royal Swedish Opera
  • Kungsträdgården
  • Open-air museum Skansen
  • Fotografiska
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On day 4 of your exciting European self-drive vacation in Sweden and Norway, you’ll soak in the magnificence of 1 destination, Stockholm in Sweden. When you’re not exploring the city and its surrounding areas, take time to relax at your selected hotel in Linköping, where you’ll be staying for 1 night.

Fasten your seatbelt and make your way to your next stop. Stockholm, home to many well-known sights in the region, is a lovely destination on today’s itinerary. Upon arrival in Stockholm, we highly recommend checking out some of the top attractions.

Complement your beautiful day with a visit to a top-rated opera house and attraction in Stockholm — Royal Swedish Opera. About 4,980 visitors have rated this attraction an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

The popular Kungsträdgården is another top sight in Stockholm that locals and travelers often enjoy spending time at. This attraction is a well-loved urban park in the area, rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 25,398 visitors.

Open-air museum Skansen is a spectacular open-air museum and highlight on travelers’ itineraries in Stockholm, earning an impressive average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 29,644 enchanted visitors.

As the day moves along, be sure to make time to drop by the magnificent Fotografiska. Because of its allure and charm, around 16,861 visitors have rated this attraction and kunsthalle an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars.

After a long day of discovery, it's time to settle in at a top-rated hotel in Linköping. 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 Linköping. 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.

Treat yourself to a delightful dinner at Mocca deli Linköping, highly recommended for tonight's dining. Or, if you're feeling adventurous, why not try OLYMPIA-DA VINCI? It's another excellent option with a diverse menu. Consider reserving a table at Yogi as well. Known for its consistent customer satisfaction, it’s an ideal pick for tonight in Linköping.

Celebrate day 4 of your multi-country road trip in Europe with a toast, and look forward to more memorable moments to come!

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Day 5

Day 5 – Linköping and Gothenburg

  • Gothenburg
  • Linköping
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Drive 276 km, 3 hours 18 min

  • Linköping Cathedral
  • Gamla Linköping Open Air Museum
  • Air Force Museum
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Experience an unparalleled adventure on day 5 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 - Linköping in Sweden. After a day filled with exploration and new experiences, you will retreat to Gothenburg where you'll spend 2 nights of well-deserved relaxation.

Gothenburg’s wonders await as you prepare for another journey on the road, leaving the breathtaking surroundings of Linköping behind. This drive usually takes around 2 hours 59 min. Gothenburg welcomes you with a multitude of unique vacation experiences.

You'll enjoy easy access to the most remarkable sights in Linköping, including the outstanding Linköping Cathedral. Having an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 1,639 reviews, this fascinating lutheran cathedral and attraction is one of the top travel destinations in the city.

Linköping is also home to the captivating Gamla Linköping Open Air Museum, a local museum considered one of the highlights of the city. About 5,152 visitors have rated this incredible site with 4.4 out of 5 stars, proving its popularity.

The extraordinary Air Force Museum is another unforgettable place you can visit on this leg of your journey in Linköping. This extraordinary museum and tourist hot spot boasts a rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 5,082 travelers.

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

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 renowned restaurant holds , and offers an exceptional menu of cuisine. Make sure to reserve a table at Haket, 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 Ma Cuisine, 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 Hotel Pigalle, 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 enjoying a fulfilling meal, continue your evening at Björns Bar, ideal for those looking to unwind with a drink in a comfortable setting. Alternatively, The Flying Barrel Pub offers a welcoming atmosphere for easing into the nightlife. Similarly, 3 Små Rum provides an excellent environment for a relaxed and enjoyable evening.

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 6

Day 6 – Gothenburg

  • Gothenburg
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Drive 11 km, 41 min

  • Horticultural Society
  • Helix
  • Liseberg
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Wake up and see what day 6 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.

One place travelers keep coming back to in Gothenburg is the magnificent The Garden Society. Around 9,592 visitors have rated this excellent park and travel destination an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars.

We also recommend you explore the amazing Helix on this leg of your adventure in Sweden. This attraction is a well-known point of interest that has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from around 2,840 travelers.

The remarkable Liseberg is known to be one of the best places to visit in Gothenburg, and its average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 36,514 traveler reviews is proof.

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 Gothenburg. After dinner, head out to a bar to reminisce about your day and raise a toast to this stop on your road trip.

Enjoy a delicious meal at Blackstone Steakhouse, a highly-rated dining destination in Gothenburg. If you're eager to try something different, consider Skansen Kronan, another top spot with a tantalizing menu. You might also want to secure a reservation at Gyllene Prag. With a reputation for consistently satisfied customers, it’s an excellent choice to enhance your stay in Gothenburg this evening.

Unwind after your meal by stepping into Kungstorgets Brygghus. This venue is celebrated for its extensive drink selections and cozy vibes. Alternatively, Steampunk Bar offers a dynamic and energetic atmosphere for a glass or two.

As the night falls in Gothenburg, 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 7

Day 7 – Gothenburg and Oslo

  • Oslo
  • Gothenburg
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Drive 309 km, 4 hours 20 min

  • Göteborgsoperan
  • Gothenburg Natural History Museum
  • Slottsskogen
  • Gothenburg Botanical Garden
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Dive into day 7 of your remarkable multi-country road trip across Sweden and Norway. Today's main destinations are Gothenburg 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 Oslo. You’ll stay here for 4 nights.

As you’ve unraveled the marvels of Gothenburg, it’s time to gear up for the next part of your road trip adventure. Set course for Norway! Under favorable conditions, your drive to Oslo may take around 3 hours 39 min. Upon your arrival in Oslo, you’ll be greeted with the opportunity to do some sightseeing and exploring.

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 Gothenburg Natural History Museum is another of the city's top attractions that will stir your curiosity. This natural history museum and tourist destination boasts an average review score of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 4,388 travelers.

This day is also your chance to see the amazing urban park, Slottsskogen. With an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 13,695 travelers, a trip to this wonderful site promises a memorable experience.

The top-rated Gothenburg Botanical Garden, an outstanding point of interest, is one place you should visit while in Gothenburg considering its average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 8,913 travelers.

Take some time off from the road, it’s time to check in at a top-rated stay in Oslo. Choose a hotel where you can gently let go of the day’s excitement and enjoy some peace and relaxation.

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 Oslo. After dinner, head out to a bar to reminisce about your day and raise a toast to this stop on your road trip.

Savor the flavors at Kverneriet - Solli Plass, a top pick for dinner tonight. Alternatively, Dinner Restaurant beckons with its unique menu offerings. Also, consider The Dubliner Folk Pub. With its consistent customer satisfaction, it’s an excellent option for dining in Oslo tonight.

Keep the evening going at Fuglen, a great choice for enjoying the after-dinner hours with a drink. You could also go to Dr. Jekyll’s Pub, which offers a similarly pleasant setting and great drinks. Another option is RØØR, which provides an inviting environment for unwinding after a busy day out.

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 8

Day 8 – Oslo

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Drive 29 km, 1 hour 8 min

  • Holmenkollbakken
  • Holmenkollen Ski Museum
  • Kon-Tiki Museum
  • Fram Museum
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Day 8 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 3 nights more before hitting the road again.

In Oslo, the extraordinary Holmenkollbakken awaits. This attraction is a valued museum that boasts an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 11,312 travelers' reviews.

Another of the best travel destinations in Oslo is the spectacular Holmenkollen Ski Museum. This attraction is a museum that is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 5,852 visitors, making it a captivating highlight for all travelers.

You could then travel to the amazing Kon-Tiki Museum. This local museum and wonder has an overall review score of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 3,247 visitors, proving its popularity among travelers.

Fram Museum is another attraction you might want to add to your Oslo exploration itinerary. This museum is a popular stop among travelers in the area, as seen in its average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 9,618 reviews.

As the sun sets on day 8 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.

Dine in style at Grefsenkollen restaurant, a top recommendation for dinner tonight. Or, for a change of pace, Arakataka boasts a menu that's sure to impress. Also, be sure to check out Frognerseteren. Known as a local hotspot, it’s a great choice for tonight in Oslo.

After savoring a delicious meal, step into the vibrant nightlife at HIMKOK Storgata Destilleri, where the evening is just getting started. In the same way, Tilt offers a unique charm perfect for experiencing the local bar scene in Oslo.

Take in the ambiance of Oslo 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 – Oslo

  • Oslo
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Drive 30 km, 1 hour 16 min

  • Botanical Garden in Oslo
  • Royal Palace, Oslo
  • Frogner Park
  • The Vigeland Park
  • Norwegian Museum of Science and Technology
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On day 9, you will wake up in Oslo with an entire day of wonders ahead of you! You still have 2 nights left in Oslo before it’s time to get back on the road and continue your European tour across Sweden and Norway.

Explore multiple popular travel destinations in Oslo today. Begin your sightseeing with a visit to the outstanding Botanical Garden in Oslo. This attraction boasts an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 7,472 visitors.

Next, discover the charms of the popular The Royal Palace. This incredible attraction and sightseeing destination holds an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars, thanks to 11,710 visitors.

According to travelers in Oslo, the extraordinary Frognerparken is a must-see attraction. This crowd-favorite destination and park is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 18,403 visitors.

As the day moves along, don’t miss out the incredible museum, The Vigeland Park. Up to 17,319 visitors have rated it an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

If you’re up for another attraction, check out the popular museum, Norwegian Museum of Science and Technology. This attraction is rated an average 4.5 out of 5 stars among 4,541 visitors.

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 Oslo’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 renowned restaurant holds , and offers an exceptional menu of cuisine. Make sure to reserve a table at Café Sara, an iconic dining spot in Oslo. This culinary treasure and its outstanding menu have enchanted food enthusiasts from around the world. Immerse yourself in the culinary delights of Døgnvill Burger Vulkan, a popular restaurant in Oslo. With a menu designed to delight, it ensures a dining experience that transcends the ordinary. Experience the culinary magic of Brasserie France, a hidden gem nestled in Oslo. Known for its exquisite cuisine and inviting atmosphere, it's a dining experience you won't soon forget.

Celebrate day 9 of your multi-country road trip in Europe with a toast, and look forward to more memorable moments to come!

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Day 10

Day 10 – Oslo

  • Oslo
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Drive 16 km, 44 min

  • Viking Ship Museum
  • Norwegian Museum of Cultural History
  • Oslo Opera House
  • Munch Museum Tøyen
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Wake up and see what day 10 of your great European road trip in Sweden and Norway has in store for you! You will be staying in Oslo for 1 night before continuing your journey to the next destination.

A tour of Oslo is not complete without a visit to the famous Viking Ship Museum. This incredible cultural property and attraction has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 12,406 travelers, and is visited by 538,037 people every year.

Make the most of your Oslo travel adventure by seeing another popular site, the wonderful The Norwegian Museum of Cultural History. This museum and unique destination is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 8,889 travelers.

You can then move on to the incredible Oslo Opera House for an experience worth remembering. This local opera house and standout destination has received an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 22,690 visitors.

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.

Treat yourself to a delicious dinner at Maaemo, an excellent option for tonight's dining. Looking for something different? Hotel Continental, Oslo offers a tantalizing alternative with its diverse menu. And don’t miss Engebret Cafe. With its reputation for pleasing customers, it’s a fantastic 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 11

Day 11 – Oslo and Karlstad

  • Karlstad
  • Oslo
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Drive 220 km, 3 hours 1 min

  • Nationaltheatret
  • National Gallery of Norway
  • Nobel Peace Center
  • Akershus Fortress
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Embark on another extraordinary experience on day 11 of your multi-country road trip in Europe, where you’ll be making 1 stop. The highlights of today include the wonderful destinations of Oslo in Norway. 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 arrive in Oslo, it's time to take a break from the road.

In Oslo, the extraordinary National Theatre awaits. This attraction is a valued sightseeing destination that boasts an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 3,785 travelers' reviews.

Another of the best travel destinations in Oslo is the spectacular National Gallery of Norway. This attraction is an art museum that is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 5,374 visitors, making it a captivating highlight for all travelers.

You could then travel to the amazing Nobel Peace Center. This local museum and wonder has an overall review score of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 3,809 visitors, proving its popularity among travelers.

Akershus Fortress is another attraction you might want to add to your Oslo exploration itinerary. This castle is a popular stop among travelers in the area, as seen in its average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 14,463 reviews.

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

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 Karlstad’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.

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.

As the night falls in Karlstad, 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 12

Day 12 – Karlstad, Örebro, Bergshamra, and Stockholm

  • Stockholm
  • Örebro
  • Bergshamra
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Drive 314 km, 4 hours 11 min

  • Örebro Castle
  • Stadsträdgården
  • Wadköping
  • Haga park
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On day 12 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 Örebro in Sweden. In the evening, you’ll end up in Stockholm, where you will stay for 1 night.

This outstanding travel destination inspires so many travelers each year.

Embrace the thrill of the open road as you wave goodbye to Örebro and set your GPS to Bergshamra. While on the road, immerse yourself in your favorite road trip tunes or sample the sounds from a local radio station. This car ride usually takes around 2 hours 10 min. Upon reaching Bergshamra, unwind, observe, and explore. The best things to do, see, and eat are waiting for you.

A favorite among locals and travelers alike in Örebro is the fantastic Örebro Castle. As an appreciated castle and local gem in the area, Örebro Castle has earned an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars in 6,497 reviews.

Next up on your agenda, you will find the extraordinary Stadsträdgården. This attraction is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 798 visitors, so don't miss the opportunity to experience it for yourself!

Join countless others in discovering the allure of Wadköping, a standout open-air museum and attraction that's captivated the hearts of many. It has a stellar rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 3,612 reviewers.

As you’ve unraveled the marvels of Örebro, it’s time to gear up for the next part of your road trip adventure. Under favorable conditions, your drive to Bergshamra may take around 2 hours 10 min. Upon your arrival in Bergshamra, you’ll be greeted with the opportunity to do some sightseeing and exploring.

One of today’s main highlights is the unforgettable Haga park. This outstanding english garden and travel destination inspires so many travelers each year. Garnering an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5 from 6,480 travelers, a visit to the remarkable Haga park is worth pages in your travel diary.

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

As the sun dips under the horizon, freshen up and head out to discover the best dining spots in Stockholm. 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.

Make sure to reserve a table at Café Schweizer, 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 Tak, 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 Restaurang Prinsen, a hidden gem nestled in Stockholm. Known for its exquisite cuisine and inviting atmosphere, it's a dining experience you won't soon forget.

Take in the ambiance of Stockholm 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 13

Day 13 – Stockholm - departure day

  • Stockholm - Departure day
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  • Mariaberget
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On day 13 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.

On your last day in Sweden, take time to indulge in shopping at Stockholm’s popular marketplace. Thanks to your accommodation’s strategic location, the city’s bustling commercial district is only a stone’s throw away, giving you ample time to leisurely explore the area, filled with local shops.

Take time to find the perfect present, reminding you of the charms of Sweden. Each store here is brimming with unique finds. These souvenirs will help you treasure your memories of Sweden forever.

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.

If you're in the mood to try something new, consider Stockholms Gästabud, another top spot with a mouthwatering menu.

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 13-day European road trip in Sweden and Norway with fond memories. Safe travels!

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