Travel Updates for Sweden, Finland and Norway

Latest Travel Updates for Sweden, Finland and Norway. Photo: Niki Bates, Nature Travels.

Last updated: 25th November 2020.

NB: While we make every effort to ensure that information given below is current and regularly updated, Nature Travels accepts no responsibility for the accuracy of the information provided here. It is the responsibility of the person(s) travelling to check the latest regulations both in the country you are travelling from (and other countries you may be travelling through en route) and in your destination country to ensure it is possible for you to travel and that you are not travelling against official advice (which may invalidate your travel insurance and could create other difficulties).


Travelling from your home country:

For travellers not from the UK

For our many guests who travel with us to Sweden, Norway and Finland from outside the UK, please check travel information from the relevant authorities in your country.

See below for information on Entering Sweden, Finland and Norway.

For travellers from the UK

Norway and Finland are both “approved” destinations by the British Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO), that is, quarantine is not required on return and there is no advice against all but essential travel to these countries.

From 7th November, Sweden is not currently an “approved” destination, meaning that the FCDO advises against all but essential travel to Sweden and quarantine for 14 days is required on return. From 15th December 2020, it will be possible to reduce this quarantine period to 5 days following a negative COVID test on return.

If you wish to continue with plans to travel for your trip when FCDO advice is in place, please contact us for details.

For details, see:

See below for information on Entering Sweden, Finland and Norway.

UK National and Local Lockdown Measures


Entering Sweden, Finland or Norway

Entry into Sweden:

Sweden is accepting leisure travellers without quarantine from all EU/EEA countries (including the UK), as it has done throughout the pandemic.

Sweden is not yet open for travellers from outside the EU/EEA/Schengen area. There is currently a ban in place for travellers from outside the EU/EEA/Schengen area until 22nd December 2020.

For details, see information from Visit Sweden.

For additional information, see also www.government.se and www.krisinformation.se.

Entry into Finland:

Finland is not accepting leisure travellers from any EU/EEA countries (with the exception of the Vatican) or the UK at the moment. Travel from a limited number of countries outside the EU is possible.

For details, see information from Visit Finland.

For additional information, see also see valtioneuvosto.fi and www.stm.fi.

Entry into Norway:

From 9th November, Norway requires travellers from almost all EU/EEA countries, including the UK, to show a negative COVID test taken within 72 hours of travel on entry and to quarantine for 10 days on arrival. Travellers to Svalbard must quarantine on the Norwegian mainland before onward travel to Svalbard.

Norway is not yet open for travellers from outside the EU/EEA/Schengen area. From 1st January 2021, this will also include the UK, following the end of the Brexit transition period on 31st December 2020.

For details, see information from Visit Norway and Visit Svalbard.

For additional information, see also www.regjeringen.no.


Entry into/transit through Denmark:

We do not offer experiences in Denmark, but travel to some of our experiences may require transit through Denmark.

For details, please see information from Visit Denmark and coronarsmitte.sk

For travellers from the UK, see latest FCDO guidance for Denmark.

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