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Oslo, Norway Stockholm, Sweden Kalmar, Sweden Copenhagen, Denmark Ærø, Denmark Varberg, Sweden
2024 trip starts in Helsinki, with a day in Tallinn, then to Stockholm to begin the Rick Steves tour "Best of Scananavia in 14 Days"
Scandinavia most commonly refers to Denmark, Norway, and Sweden. It can sometimes also refer to the Scandinavian Peninsula (which excludes Denmark but includes a part of northern Finland). In English usage, Scandinavia is sometimes used as a synonym for Nordic countries. Iceland and the Faroe Islands are sometimes included in Scandinavia for their ethnolinguistic relations with Sweden, Norway and Denmark. While Finland differs from other Nordic countries in this respect, some authors call it Scandinavian due to its economic and cultural similarities.
"Nordic Countries" normally includes the sovereign states of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden; the autonomous territories of the Faroe Islands and Greenland; and the autonomous region of Åland.
Nordic-Baltic Eight (NB8) is a regional co-operation format that includes Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, and Sweden.
The Baltic Sea Region can stand for the countries that have shorelines along the Baltic Sea:
Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Russia, and Sweden.
Norwegian Mountains Bergen, Norway