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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Scandinavian Studies Guide: Visiting Scandinavia

Resources from the Library

Sample subject headings:

  • Scandinavia -- Guidebooks
  • Scandinavia -- History
  • Scandinavia -- Description and travel
  • Scandinavia -- Politics and Government

Below are a few titles on Scandinavian culture and travel to get you started:


Popular major guidebooks are Lonely PlanetLet’s GoRough Guides, and Insight Guides. Guidebooks are good starting places, but the information is at least a year old, so be aware that costs and restaurants may change.

Official Tourism Sites

Diplomatic missions of Scandinavian countries in the USA

(great for country information and events):

Travel Videos