The Capitals Route

Gothenburg – Oslo – Stockholm – Copenhagen – Gothenburg: The Capitals route is a great way to experience these modern social democracies. Each country has its own unique landscape and nature. The capital cities you pass are full of history, heritage, and modern urban life that Scandinavia is famous for. If you truly want to experience and get a feel for the richness of this area and its people then ride this. You chose to start and end at any of the major cities. You decide!

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All cycling routes published on are simply a planning resource to be used as a point of inspiration in conjunction with your own due-diligence. All route guidelines were prepared under diligent research. However, we can never for certain insure the complete accuracy of the routes. Small mistakes are possible especially on long gravel sections. If you discover inaccuracies on any route please contact us


Cycling in Norway is in general very safe. Nevertheless, should you choose to cycle one or more of our routes you do so at your own risk. We advise that you check weather conditions along the route and look out for land/road closures. Check ferry times in advance and ensure you don’t miss the last one or you could be stranded for the night. While riding, obey all public and private land use restrictions and rules, carry proper safety and navigational equipment, and of course leave no trace. CYCLENORWAY.COM and its partners are in no way liable for personal injury, damage to personal property, or any other such situation that might happen to individual riders cycling or following any of these routes.