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packing tips for scandinavia

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Waterproof and windproof clothes

No matter the time of the year, you should be prepared for all types of weather in Scandinavia, so pack plenty of warm, weather-proof clothing.

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Comfortable shoes

Whether strolling the streets of Copenhagen, or hiking through the forests of Norway, you’ll need a reliable pair of walking shoes. If you’re visiting in winter, you’ll best pack waterproof shoes for the snow.

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Sun protection

Hats, sunscreen and sunglasses are essential items all year round when you visit Scandinavia. They’ll protect you from both the midnight sun in summer and the icy glare of winter.

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how to travel responsibly in scandinavia

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Bring a reusable water bottle

Reduce your plastic waste by bringing a reusable water bottle on your Nordic trip. It’ll keep you hydrated while you’re on the move, plus you’ll do your bit for the environment.

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Leave no trace

Scandinavia is one of the world’s most pristine environments and we can help keep it that way by never leaving any litter behind and always staying on the marked paths.

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Always recycle

Scandinavia is big on recycling and you can get involved too, as some countries like Norway have mandatory deposit schemes for glass bottles and cans.