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Scandinavia 10 Day Itinerary

Copenhagen, Denmark

DAY 1

Join your yacht in the colorful and eclectic city of Copenhagen, Denmark’s capital. Enjoy the “happiest city in the world” on your first day of your charter. Wander the streets and canals by walking or cycling through the city. Visit the museums, castles, palaces, gardens, and other historical sites that this beautiful city has to offer.
Copenhagen is not only known as the “happiest city in the world” but also for its excellent Danish cuisine. There are several Michelin star restaurants in Copenhagen for you to try. After a delicious dining experience, head out for a night on the town.

Activities & Attractions

  • Tivoli Gardens
  • Nyhavn Waterfron Canal
  • Amalienborg Palace
  • Rosenborg Castle
  • Christianborg Palace
  • The Round Tower
  • Strøget Pedestrian Street
  • Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek Art Museum
  • Nationalmuseet - National Museum of Denmark
  • The King’s Garden
  • The Little Mermaid Statue
  • Botanical Garden

Torekov, Sweden

DAY 2

50 Nautical Miles – Approximately 4 Hours

Spend the day exploring the charming beach village of Torekov and the neighboring area. This small sleepy town comes alive during the summer months with summer residents and tourists. The village has a long history due to its natural harbor. It started as a small fishing village and began to develop in the middle of the 18th century into a prosperous society due to the shipping industry. Spend the day enjoying the beach or go hiking at Hovs Hallar Nature Reserve and Hallands Väderö.

Activities & Attractions

  • Hovs Hallar Nature Reserve
  • Hallands Väderö Island
  • Crabbing
  • Fishing
  • Wildlife viewing
  • Dagshög Nature Preserve

Båstad, Sweden

DAY 3

10 Nautical Miles - Approximately 1 Hour

Enjoy the interesting town of Båstad and the surrounding region. Båstad is home to the Swedish Open, Film Festivals, galleries, design farms and a variety of arts and crafts shops. Båstad is known for the first cold bathing house at the end of the 18th century. A new bathhouse stands on the same site today. Visitors and residents come here and enjoy sauna baths and an icy dip in the sea.

Activities & Attractions

  • Norrviken Gardens
  • 126 Golf Holes in the area
  • Cycling
  • Mountain Biking
  • Hiking Bjäre Peninsula
  • Birgit Nilsson Museum
  • Skansenbadet Beach
  • Hallandsasen Ridge
  • Swedish Tennis Museum

Varberg, Sweden

DAY 4

45 Nautical Miles – Approximately 3 ½ Hours

Explore the delightful town of Varberg along the Halland Coast. Visit the Varberg Fortress that dates back to the late 1200s. Relax at Asia Spa that offers spectacular views out over town and the ocean. Head over to Apelviken Beach to relax or take a kiteboarding lesson.
Swimming is a huge part of the local culture in Varberg. That is why the beautiful Kallbadhuset, a Turkish-inspired bath house, is a staple for visiting Varberg. Swim in the cold waters and then hurry up the stairs to the sauna in the Kallbadhuset.

Activities & Attractions

  • Varberg Fortress
  • Varbergs Kallbadhus Bath House
  • Halland Museum of Cultural History
  • Varbergs Stadshotell & Asia Spa
  • Getterön Nature Reserve
  • Apelviken Beach
  • Kiteboarding

Gothenburg, Sweden

DAY 5

45 Nautical Miles – Approximately 3 ½ Miles

Discover the vibrant city of Gothenburg, Sweden’s second largest city. The city is known for its friendly locals, culinary talent, museums, parks, seaside charm, world-class craft beer and proud fishing heritage. Here you will taste some of the best seafood and can try a flight of delicious craft beer at the same time.
Most of Gothenburg can be explored by foot, but you can rent a bike for a day to explore like the locals. Wander the cobble stoned streets lined with all different kinds of shops and boutiques. Enjoy a “fika,” a coffee, and a bite to eat with friends.

Activities & Attractions

  • Liseberg Amusement Park
  • Universeum Science Museum
  • Gothenburg Museum of Art
  • Archipelago of Gothenburg
  • Gothenburg City Museum
  • Volvo Museum
  • Horticultural Society
  • Slottsskogen Park
  • Feskekörka Indoor Food Market
  • Bohus Fortress
  • The Swedish Ship Götheborg

Smögenbryggan, Sweden

DAY 6

54 Nautical Miles – Approximately 4 Hours

Visit Smögenbryggan, considered one of the liveliest summer towns along the Swedish west coast. The town lays across several islands that now have been connected and considered one island. The town is known for its long pier, 2,000 feet long, that is filled with shops and fishing shacks. Smögenbryggan has a large range of restaurants and eateries to choose from, whether you in the mood for just a bite to eat or a fine dinning experience. There is also a lively nightlife scene with several bars and clubs in the town.

Activities & Attractions

  • Ramsvikslandet Nature Area
  • Nordens Ark
  • Sandö Nature Conservation Area
  • The Tumbler Bathing and Wellness Facility
  • House of the Sea Aquarium
  • Fishing and Crabbing

Kosterhavet National Park, Sweden

DAY 7

33 Nautical Miles – Approximately 2 ½ Hours

Spend the day exploring Sweden’s first marine national park, Kosterhavet National Park. Visit the Naturum Visitor Centre and Tjärnö Aquarium to learn about the species rich marine life and archipelago area. Over 6,000 marine animals and seaweeds live in this protected environment. Go hiking in Kockholmen, visit Tjärnö the marine research station, wander the pine woodlands in Saltö, search for seals in Ursholmen, or snorkel along Långevik on Sydkoster.

Activities & Attractions

  • The Naturum Visitor Centre
  • Tjärnö Aquarium
  • Hiking
  • Paddling
  • Diving
  • Swimming
  • Snorkeling
  • Wildlife viewing
  • Cycling
  • Seal Safari

Oscarsborg Fortress, Norway

DAY 8

54 Nautical Miles – Approximately 4 Hours

Explore the Oscarsborg Fortress along the Drøbak narrow. Visit the Oscarsborg Fortress Museum to learn about the history of the fortress and its significance through different periods of time. The most recent use of the fortress was in April 1940. It delayed a German attack by sinking Germany’s newest cruiser at the time. The attack allowed the people of Oslo to evacuate safely and take on the fight against the occupation of Norway. The last fortification ended January 1993. In 2004 it became part of the National Fortifications Heritage.

Activities & Attractions

  • Subterranean tunnels below the Fortress
  • Obstacle Courses
  • Bathing Beaches
  • Crab Fishing
  • Cultural Arena

Oslo, Norway

DAY 9

15 Nautical Miles – Approximately 1 ½ Hours

The last destination of your Scandinavian adventure is Oslo, Norway’s largest city and capital. Huddled between Oslofjords and forested hills is one of Europe’s fastest-growing cities. Oslo remains very connected to nature, being named European Green Capital in 2019 for its dedication to conserving natural areas and also reducing pollution. The city has a bustling fashion industry and an ever-evolving art, music, and food scene. Visit the fascinating Museums, Fortresses and Palaces. Explore the beautiful Parks, try Norwegian street food at Mathallen Oslo Food Market, listen to music in the streets or at the Oslo Opera House. In the evening, dine at one of Oslo’s Michelin rated restaurants and enjoy a night out on the town afterwards.

Activities & Attractions

  • Vigeland Sculpture Park
  • Ekebergparken Sculpture Park
  • Viking Ship Museum
  • Botanical Gardens
  • TusenFryd Amusement Park
  • Akershus Fortress
  • Oslo Opera House
  • The Royal Palace
  • Frogner Park
  • The Norwegian Museum of Cultural History
  • Holmenkollen Ski Museum
  • Nobel Peace Center
  • Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art
  • Mathallen Oslo Food Market

Oslo, Norway

DAY 10

Enjoy your morning on board relaxing. The crew can assist you with packing your luggage and taking it out to the dock. The Captain will have vans organized to take you to either your hotel or to the airport.

Credits:

Created with images by Martin Magnemyr - "Bicycling in sweden." • Jesse De Backer - "untitled image" • Karl Hörnfeldt - "untitled image" • Linus Nylund - "Our first dives in Sweden was a big surprise. We had no idea that it was so splendid in colors and had such and abundance of life underneath the surface. Even in the most frigid areas life thrives and it is our duty to explore it, show it to others and protect it for future generations." • Jene Yeo - "Seal hanging out on an iceberg" • Vidar Nordli-Mathisen - "untitled image" • Christoffer Engström - "untitled image" • Oliver Cole - "untitled image"