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Scandinavia in September/October

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1. Posted by Reensy (Budding Member 12 posts) 11y

Hi guys,
Just after some help with some advice for Scandinavia.
Myself and my boyfriend are driving our own car from London over Europe camping for 6 months. We leave London in May.
We hope to end up driving up through Denmark into Scandinavia.
My thoughts were drive to Northern Denmark and catch ferry across to Norway. Drive around the coast clockwise of Norway ending up in Bergen. Across to Oslo, across to Stockholm and down to Copenhagen and back into Denmark.
Can anyone give me any tips on this? Is it going to be too cold to camp at that time of the year? Anyone got a good itinerary idea? We would probably not wnat to spend more than week and half on this due to the budget. I hear Norway and Sweden and Denmark are quite expensive.

I would appreciate some advice as I have not enough research on Scandinavia yet and love to hear advice from people who have been there and done this.

Thanks
Reensy

2. Posted by Sam I Am (Admin 5588 posts) 11y

Hi Reensy,

You should be pretty ok in that time of year weather wise. November starts to get pretty nasty in Norway at least, but in September especially it can still be quite nice here.

Are you planning to do all of this travelling in a week and a half? Just the driving in Norway alone you should really take a week for otherwise there is going to be little to appreciate along the way. It's expensive, but beautiful. I guess you are planning on arriving by ferry in Norway a couple of hours south of Oslo then?

I've been down south quite a bit. Very nice and it will be a lot quieter on the roads than during the summer which is good. I haven't actually been to Bergen yet although by the time of your trip I will have been. From my colleagues at work I hear it's a fantastic little city. Very 'cute'... :)

HtH,

Sam

3. Posted by smythy (Full Member 237 posts) 11y

Been here last year around the first week of Sept.

Weather was actually quite nice, sunny and dry but cloudy somedays over Bergen. Had one day of rain in a whole week in Norway. Travelled from Stavanger to Bergen to Flam and then Oslo for bout 3 days. I really liked Oslo, compact city with really good transport system.

I would take at least two weeks in Norway - the scenery is amazing! And definitely go up to Priekestolen (The Pulpit Rock) for a nice view! Check out my gallery for some photos of Norway!

NJOY ur trip! id love to go back there!
edd

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