60 days in Scandinavia, Scotland & Ireland Itinerary

60 days in Scandinavia, Scotland & Ireland Itinerary

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1
Tromso, Norway
— 3 nights
2
Oslo, Norway
— 6 nights
3
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 6 nights
4
Glasgow, United Kingdom
— 7 nights
5
Pitlochry, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
6
Oban, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
7
Fort William, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
8
Isle of Skye, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
9
Inverness, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
10
Kirkwall, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
11
Dublin, Ireland
— 5 nights
12
Westport, Ireland
— 5 nights
13
Killarney, Ireland
— 5 nights

3
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Tromso, Norway

Tromso ©
The cultural and economic hub of northern Norway, Tromso boasts a historical city center containing one of the highest concentrations of wooden houses in Europe.
Get some historical perspective at Elverhoy Kirke and Tromso Domkirke. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Perspektivet Museum and Krane Art Gallery. And it doesn't end there: hike along Coastal Hiking, admire the landmark architecture of The Arctic Cathedral, examine the collection at Tromsø Museum – Universitetsmuseet, and get interesting insight from Tours.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Tromso holiday maker.

Louisville, USA to Tromso is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Traveling from Louisville in July, things will get much colder in Tromso: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Tromso

Museums Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

The Arctic Cathedral
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Tromsø Museum – Universitetsmuseet ©
Tromsø Museum – Universitetsmuseet
Perspektivet Museum ©
Perspektivet Museum
Tromso Domkirke ©
Tromso Domkirke

6
nights
Oslo, Norway

Oslo ©
Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
Let the collections at Botanical Gardens (Botanisk Hage og Museum) and The Norwegian Museum of Science and Tehnology capture your imagination. Ostbanehallen and Norsk Folkemuseum will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Oslo: Eidsfoss (Eidsfos Hovedgard & Eidsfoss Jernverksmuseum), Sjobadet (in Moss) and Hebbe Lille's Gallery (in Vollen). There's much more to do: hike along Sognsvann Lake, take an in-depth tour of Son Centre for Coastal Culture, explore the landscape on two wheels at Bygdøy, and walk around Ekebergparken.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Oslo online trip builder.

You can fly from Tromso to Oslo in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Tromso, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Oslo, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Eidsfoss, Son, Sjobadet, Hebbe Lille's Gallery, Larkollen Beach
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Aker Brygge ©
Aker Brygge
Botanical Gardens (Botanisk Hage og Museum) ©

6
nights
Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©
Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Step off the beaten path and head to The David Collection and M/S Maritime Museum of Denmark. Get in touch with nature at Mons Klint and Boat Tours & Water Sports. Change things up with these side-trips from Copenhagen: Kronborg (in Helsingoer), Borre (Bodil Pottery, Liselund, &more) and Roskilde (Roskilde Domkirke & Viking Ship Museum). And it doesn't end there: explore the different monuments and memorials at Soemarkedyssen, don't miss a visit to Papiroeen, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Denmark, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Botanical Garden.

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Traveling by flight from Oslo to Copenhagen takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Oslo in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Copenhagen, with lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Glasgow.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Moen, Helsingoer, Roskilde, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Frederiksborg Castle
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M/S Maritime Museum of Denmark ©
M/S Maritime Museum of Denmark
Geo Center Mons Klint ©
Geo Center Mons Klint
The David Collection ©
The David Collection

7
nights
Glasgow, United Kingdom

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Head to Buchanan Street and The Glasgow School of Artfor plenty of shopping. Get a sense of the local culture at Blackness Castle and Dunblane Cathedral. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Glasgow: Lanark (New Lanark World Heritage Site, Falls of Clyde, &more), Ayr (Heads of Ayr Farm Park & Robert Burns Birthplace Museum) and Culzean Castle (in Maybole). There's much more to do: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Eden Mill, steep yourself in history at The Old Town Jail, tee off at St Andrews Links, and step into the grandiose world of St Andrews Castle.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Glasgow day trip app.

Fly from Copenhagen to Glasgow in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Copenhagen in August, expect nights in Glasgow to be about the same, around °F, while days are little chillier, around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Pitlochry.

Things to do in Glasgow

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

St. Andrews, Lanark, Stirling, Dundee, Linlithgow
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Falls of Clyde ©
Falls of Clyde
Blackness Castle ©
Blackness Castle
Dunblane Cathedral ©
Dunblane Cathedral

4
nights
Pitlochry, United Kingdom

Pitlochry ©
Pitlochry is a burgh in the county of Perthshire in Scotland, lying on the River Tummel. Museum-lovers will get to explore The Black Watch Castle & Museum and Blair Castle and Hercules Gardens. Get outdoors at The Birks of Aberfeldy and Falls of Dochart. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Pitlochry: Scone Palace (in Perth), Dalwhinnie Distillery (in Dalwhinnie) and Highland Folk Museum (in Newtonmore). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dunkeld Cathedral, contemplate the long history of The Scottish Crannog Centre, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Edradour Distillery, and stop by Queen's View Visitor Centre.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Pitlochry road trip planning app.

Getting from Glasgow to Pitlochry by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can drive to Oban.

Things to do in Pitlochry

Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries Museums

Side Trips

Aberfeldy, Perth, Cairn O'Mohr Fruit Wines, Falls of Dochart, The Scottish Crannog Centre
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Dunkeld Cathedral ©
Dunkeld Cathedral
Cairn O'Mohr Fruit Wines ©
Cairn O'Mohr Fruit Wines
The Birks of Aberfeldy ©
The Birks of Aberfeldy

4
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Oban, United Kingdom

Oban ©
Oban is a resort town within the Argyll and Bute council area of Scotland. Visiting Loch Katrine and Pulpit Hill will get you outdoors. Museum-lovers will get to explore Oban War & Peace Museum and Dunollie Museum, Castle and Grounds. Change things up with these side-trips from Oban: Inveraray (Inveraray Castle, Inveraray Jail, &more), Tobermory Distillery (in Tobermory) and Kilchurn Castle (in Dalmally). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Dunstaffnage Castle & Chapel, take a peaceful walk through Caledonian Forest Reserve, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Oban Distillery, and admire the sheer force of Falls of Lora.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Oban online attractions planner.

You can drive from Pitlochry to Oban in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Fort William.

Things to do in Oban

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Inveraray, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Duart Castle, Tobermory Distillery, Kilchurn Castle
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Dunollie Museum, Castle and Grounds ©
Dunollie Museum, Castle and Grounds
Oban War & Peace Museum ©
Oban War & Peace Museum
Kilchurn Castle ©
Kilchurn Castle

2
nights
Fort William, United Kingdom

Fort William ©
Fort William is the second largest settlement in the Highlands of Scotland with around 10,000 inhabitants – and the largest town: only the city of Inverness is larger.Fort William is a major tourist centre, with Glen Coe just to the south, Aonach Mòr to the east and Glenfinnan to the west, on the Road to the Isles. On the 29th (Sun), cruise along Morar Beach, contemplate the long history of Glenfinnan Monument, don't miss a visit to Glenfinnan Viaduct, thendon't miss a visit to Neptune's Staircase, and finally pause for some photo ops at Commando Monument. On the 30th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Nevis Range Mountain Resort, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ben Nevis, admire the sheer force of Steall Waterfall, thenexamine the collection at West Highland Museum, and finally appreciate the views at Glen Coe.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Fort William travel planner.

Traveling by car from Oban to Fort William takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Glenfinnan, Glen Coe, Morar Beach, Commando Monument
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Morar Beach ©
Morar Beach
Glenfinnan Monument ©
Glenfinnan Monument
West Highland Museum ©
West Highland Museum

5
nights
Isle of Skye, United Kingdom

Isle of Skye ©
Blessed with picturesque lochs and a dramatic, rocky coastline, the far-flung Isle of Skye remains one of Scotland's most beloved destinations.
Discover out-of-the-way places like The Oyster Shed and Skye Museum of Island Life. Step out of the city life by going to Claigan Coral Beach and Neist Point. Venture out of the city with trips to All The Goodness Coffee & Bakeshop (in Ardelve), Eilean Donan Castle (in Kyle of Lochalsh) and Bealach na Ba Viewpoint (in Applecross). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Flora MacDonald's Grave, admire the sheer force of The Fairy Pools, Glen Brittle, Isle of Skye, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Talisker Distillery, and examine the collection at Colbost Folk Museum.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Isle of Skye trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Fort William to Isle of Skye takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Isle of Skye sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

All The Goodness Coffee & Bakeshop, Eilean Donan Castle, Bealach na Ba Viewpoint
Find places to stay Aug 30 — Sep 4:
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All The Goodness Coffee & Bakeshop ©
All The Goodness Coffee & Bakeshop
Skye Museum of Island Life ©
Skye Museum of Island Life
Claigan Coral Beach ©
Claigan Coral Beach

4
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Inverness, United Kingdom

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Step out of the city life by going to Loch Morlich and Loch Garten Nature Reserve. Get some historical perspective at Elgin Cathedral and Fort George. Get out of town with these interesting Inverness side-trips: Dornoch Beach (in Dornoch), Nairn Beach (in Nairn) and Dunrobin Castle and Gardens (in Golspie). The adventure continues: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Glenmorangie Distillery, take in the history at Culloden Battlefield, identify plant and animal life at Cairngorm Reindeer Centre, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Inverness road trip planner.

Drive from Isle of Skye to Inverness in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daily temperatures in Inverness can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Kirkwall.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Aviemore, Nairn, Clava Cairns, Dornoch Beach, Glenmorangie Distillery
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Loch Garten Nature Reserve ©
Loch Garten Nature Reserve
Dornoch Beach ©
Dornoch Beach

2
nights
Kirkwall, United Kingdom

Kirkwall ©
Kirkwall is the largest town and capital of the Orkney Islands of Scotland. Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Click Mill, explore the ancient world of Skara Brae, delve into the mystery of Standing Stones of Stenness, thendelve into the distant past at Ring of Brodgar, thencontemplate the long history of Maeshowe, and finally contemplate the long history of Rennibister Earth House. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Magnus Cathedral, thenget engrossed in the history at The Orkney Museum, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Italian Chapel on Lamb Holm, and finally explore the ancient world of Tomb of the Eagles.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Kirkwall trip planner.

You can fly from Inverness to Kirkwall in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in September, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Kirkwall

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Stromness, Stenness, Italian Chapel on Lamb Holm, Click Mill, Tomb of the Eagles
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Standing Stones of Stenness ©
Standing Stones of Stenness
Maeshowe ©
Maeshowe
Tomb of the Eagles ©
Tomb of the Eagles

5
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Museum-lovers will appreciate The Irish Rock 'N' Roll Museum Experience and GPO & GPO Witness History Visitor Centre. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Hore Abbey and The Mill at Avoca Village. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Dublin: Malahide Castle (in Malahide), Kilkenny (Smithwick's Experience & St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower) and Rock of Cashel (in Cashel). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Hill of Tara (Temair), stroll through Powerscourt Gardens and House, admire the masterpieces at Chester Beatty, and step into the grandiose world of Trim Castle.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Dublin trip planner.

You can fly from Kirkwall to Dublin in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. Expect a daytime high around °F in September, and nighttime lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Westport.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Vale of Glendalough, Kilkenny, Cashel, Malahide Castle, Bru na Boinne
Find places to stay Sep 10 — 15:
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Hore Abbey ©
Hore Abbey
The Mill at Avoca Village ©
The Mill at Avoca Village
Hill of Tara (Temair) ©
Hill of Tara (Temair)

5
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Westport, Ireland

Westport
Renowned for its Georgian architecture, Westport sits in the shadows of Croagh Patrick, considered the holiest mountain in Ireland.
Get a sense of the local culture at National Museum of Ireland - Country Life and Renvyle Castle. Visit Killursa Church and Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Westport: Sky Rd (in Clifden), Keem Bay (in Dooagh) and Roundstone Bay (in Roundstone). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Eagles Flying, take in the awesome beauty at Croagh Patrick, walk around Lough Key Forest and Activity Park, and explore the landscape on two wheels at The Great Western Greenway.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Westport travel planner.

Traveling by car from Dublin to Westport takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Westport are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Westport

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Sligo, Renvyle Castle, Croagh Patrick, Eagles Flying, Glencar Waterfall
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 20:
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Keem Bay
Keem Bay
Eagles Flying ©
Eagles Flying
Burren Birds of Prey Centre ©
Burren Birds of Prey Centre

5
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Killarney, Ireland

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kerry Cliffs and Hunt Museum. Take a break from the city and head to Inch Beach and Torc Waterfall. Get out of town with these interesting Killarney side-trips: Limerick (King John's Castle & Saint Mary's Cathedral), Cork (Cork City Gaol & The English Market) and Bunratty Castle & Folk Park (in Bunratty). The adventure continues: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, examine the collection at Titanic Experience Cobh, step into the grandiose world of Ross Castle, and delve into the distant past at Gallarus Oratory.

For photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Killarney tour itinerary maker.

You can drive from Westport to Killarney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Killarney are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Killarney

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Limerick, Cork, Dingle, Titanic Experience Cobh, Charles Fort
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Hunt Museum ©
Hunt Museum
Inch Beach ©
Inch Beach
Kerry Cliffs ©
Kerry Cliffs

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