Scandinavia – the multifaceted north of Europe

Rushing salmon rivers, dramatic fjords, thousands of lakes and cosmopolitan metropolises – Scandinavia has many different faces. In the far north of Europe, the full creative power of nature is revealed. Deep primeval forests, picturesque archipelagos, lonely beaches and glaciated mountain peaks characterize the landscape in many places in Scandinavia. Added to this are cosmopolitan cities and the warm hospitality of the people in Sweden , Norway , Denmark and Finland .

This page holds a wealth of information about the Scandinavian countries for you. In addition, you will find useful information and tips on the second largest island state in Europe – the volcanic island of Iceland – as well as on the Baltic States. Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania are among the up-and-coming vacation destinations, welcoming you with endless sandy beaches, ancient Hanseatic cities and medieval religious castles.

Vacation home in Sweden


Cottages in Sweden are characterized by charming interior and a wonderful location in the middle of nature. [Ferienhäuser in Schweden]

Vacation home in Norway


Vacation homes in the vacation regions of Fjord Norway and Mountain Norway as well as in Lofoten and Rogaland can be found here. [Ferienhäuser in Norwegen]

Vacation home in Finland


Finland is the land of a thousand lakes and a vacation home guarantees you maximum flexibility and independence. [Ferienhäuser in Finnland]

Vacation home in Denmark


Denmark is home to the happiest people. A vacation in a Danish vacation home will bring you a little closer to your happiness. [Ferienhäuser in Dänemark]

Sweden reports


In our Sweden reports you will find exciting information on selected topics such as fishing, canoeing, dog sledding, moose and the Everyman’s Right. [mehr]

Norway reports


A wealth of information on the fjords, camping, Hurtigruten, skiing and landscape routes is available in the Norway reports. [mehr]

Finland reports


In the Finland reports, the content focus is on Europe’s largest lake district, ski resorts and selected hiking routes, among other things. [mehr]

Denmark reports


With our Danish reportages we show the country in all its beauty. Beautiful beaches, customs and Danish culture. [mehr]

The spectacular nature, the warm-heartedness of the inhabitants and the cultural heritage of the Vikings are the unifying elements of the countries of Scandinavia. Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland are excellent destinations for a summer vacation of several weeks, for a city trip or a short trip over the weekend.

Vacation planning made easy

A vacation in Scandinavia is characterized by unforgettable impressions. To be able to fully concentrate on the countries’ scenic richness and recreational opportunities during your stay in Norway, Sweden or Finland, concrete planning is necessary. Families love to go to Denmark with their children. A vacation in Denmark with small children can be exhausting. We help to plan the vacation properly.

Sweden vacation


Discover the picturesque landscapes of Sweden and use this portal to plan and prepare your vacation. [mehr]

Norway vacation


Useful, exciting and interesting facts about the westernmost Scandinavian country can be found in the section Norway Holidays. [mehr]

Finland vacation


Planning a vacation in the Land of a Thousand Lakes is a breeze with the useful information from the Finland Vacation category. [mehr]

Denmark vacation


In Denmark can make active vacation, wellness vacation or a nice beach vacation with children. [mehr]

You are in the best hands with a professional tour operator whose focus is on trips to Scandinavia. Whether you are planning a city trip to Stockholm, a multi-week trip by rental car along the Norwegian coast or a fishing vacation in Finland, the tour operator will take care of planning the journey, booking accommodation and reserving tickets for the plane or ferry. Here you can find out which tour operators specialize in Scandinavia and what trips are offered.

On our Schwanitz page we will show you where the “famous” place is located and what it is all about.

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Ich bin absoluter Skandinavien-Fan und reise schon seit über 12 Jahren in die schönen Länder Skandinaviens. Hier teile ich meine Erfahrungen und Tipps zu den skandinavischen Ländern und der Ostsee-Region.