12 days in Sweden & Denmark Itinerary

12 days in Sweden & Denmark Itinerary

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Stockholm, Sweden
— 3 nights
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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 4 nights
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Aarhus, Denmark
— 3 nights

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Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Escape the urban bustle at Sandhamn and Langholmen. Appreciate the collections at Skansen and Fotografiska Stockholm. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at ABBA The Museum, head off the coast to Sodermalm, explore the galleries of Royal Palace, and explore the world behind art at Moderna Museet - Stockholm.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Stockholm driving holiday planner.

Kalamazoo, USA to Stockholm is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Kalamazoo to Stockholm due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Kalamazoo in May; daily highs in Stockholm reach 60°F and lows reach 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums · Parks · Nature
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Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace
Skansen ©
Skansen
Fotografiska Stockholm ©
Fotografiska Stockholm

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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 National Museum of Denmark. You'll explore and learn at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek and Thorvaldsens Museum. And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Rosenborg Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Our Saviour's Church, take a stroll through Stroeget, and get impressive views of Van Dijks Adventure.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Copenhagen trip builder website.

You can do a combination of flight, taxi, and train from Stockholm to Copenhagen in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In May in Copenhagen, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 45°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can go by car to Aarhus.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Neighborhoods · Museums · Historic Sites
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Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
National Museum of Denmark ©
National Museum of Denmark

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Aarhus, Denmark

Aarhus ©
Located on the sea, Aarhus blends a world city with a small-town feel. Home to a young population, the city has a reputation for producing internationally known pop and rock musicians.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Den Gamle By, look for all kinds of wild species at Aarslev Engso, and then trek along Brabrandstien. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look and learn at Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum, play a few rounds at Aarhus Aadal Golf Club, and then identify plant and animal life at Kyst- og Fjordcentret.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Aarhus journey builder site.

You can drive from Copenhagen to Aarhus in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Aarhus can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Aarhus

Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Kyst- og Fjordcentret
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Den Gamle By ©
Den Gamle By
Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum ©
Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum
Kyst- og Fjordcentret ©
Kyst- og Fjordcentret

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