10 days in Copenhagen, Amsterdam & Switzerland Itinerary

10 days in Copenhagen, Amsterdam & Switzerland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Miami, United States
Fly:  12 h 15 min
1
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h
2
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
3
Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Fly:  12 h
End: Miami, United States

3
nights
Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©
Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Nyhavn and Our Saviour's Church. Step off the beaten path and head to Christiansborg Slot and Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Rosenborg Castle, admire the landmark architecture of Amalienborg, take a stroll through Stroeget, and stroll the grounds of Assistens Cemetery.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Copenhagen road trip planner.

Miami, USA to Copenhagen is an approximately 13- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Traveling from Miami in December, things will get cooler in Copenhagen: highs are around 7°C and lows about 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Jaegerborg Dyrehave
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Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
Our Saviour's Church ©
Our Saviour's Church

3
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
You'll explore and learn at Van Gogh Museum and Anne Frank House. Get a sense of the local culture at Rijksmuseum and The Jordaan. Change things up with these side-trips from Amsterdam: Natuurgebied Zwanenwater (in Callantsoog), Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden (in Sint Jansklooster) and Uitkijkduin Petten (in Petten).

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Getting from Copenhagen to Amsterdam by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trips

Natuurgebied Zwanenwater, Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden, Uitkijkduin Petten
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Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

2
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Naturzentrum Thurauen and then shop like a local with Bahnhofstrasse.

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Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Zurich takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Amsterdam in December, with highs in Zurich at 5°C and lows at -1°C. On the 31st (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Neighborhoods Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Naturzentrum Thurauen
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse
Naturzentrum Thurauen ©
Naturzentrum Thurauen

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