Country Profiles

(From left to right: Denmark, Iceland, Sweden, Norway, Finland)

From left to right, the national flags of: Denmark, Iceland, Sweden, Norway, Finland

Scandinavia is a region in northern Europe. The Scandinavian Peninsula is the largest peninsula in Europe and it extends from above the Arctic Circle to the North and Baltic Seas. Scandinavia is a historical and geographical region covering much of Northern Europe.

In the past, Scandinavia has been defined as the three kingdoms that historically shared the Scandinavian Peninsula.

Today, most define Scandinavia as a region which includes:

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Places of Interest Oslo Munch Museum Viking Ship Museum Vigeland Park (sculpture) Opera House University of Oslo TV Tower Akerbrygge waterfront Parliament Royal Palace 2pm changing of guard Oslo Stock Exchange Akerhus Fortress Recommendations from Tamar from Innovation Norway: Evening/Night time places to go? BLÅ (or blaa) this is a nice place to sit outside … Continue reading Norway


Places of Interest Gothenburg Haga (town centre) Liseburg Amusement Park Paddan 50-minute boat tour under 20 bridges SEK 130 West Coast Archipelago Queen Christina’s Hunting Lodge Kronhusbondarna, Slottskogen (park) Botanic Garden Gothenburg Opera Museum of World Culture Stockholm  Gamla Stan (The Old Town) Wasa Museum Drottningholm Palace


Places of Interest Aarhus Den Gamle By (Old Town) Zen Garden Copenhagen Little Mermaid Round Tower Christianborg Palace Fredriks Church Christiania Amalienborg Palace Canal tour Tivoli Gardens Carlsberg Visitor Centre Stroget pedestrian mall Kronborg Castle National Gallery National Museum

One thought on “Country Profiles

  1. One advice: when alighting from buses, do consciously step over to the walkway as soon as possible to avoid any physical and emotional trauma on the cycling lanes!

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