14 days in Germany, Malmo & Aarhus Itinerary

14 days in Germany, Malmo & Aarhus Itinerary

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14 days in Germany, Malmo & Aarhus Itinerary

Start: Stockholm, Sweden
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Malmo, Sweden
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Aarhus, Denmark
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Lubeck, Germany
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Braunschweig, Germany
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Stockholm, Sweden

3
nights
Malmo, Sweden

Malmo ©
A conglomeration of over a hundred different nationalities, cosmopolitan Malmo sits on the southern tip of Sweden as part of the most densely populated area in Scandinavia.
Popular historic sites such as Glimmingehus and Skarhults slott are in your itinerary. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Smalandet Markaryds Algsafari and Railway Museum Angelholm. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Malmo: Naturum Vattenriket (in Kristianstad) and Hallestads kyrka (in Lund). And it doesn't end there: brush up on your military savvy at Technology & Maritime Museum, take in the views from Oresund Bridge, examine the collection at Skissernas Museum – Museum of Artistic Process and Public Art, and enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Lund University Main Building.

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Stockholm to Malmo is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. June in Malmo sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to Aarhus.

Things to do in Malmo

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Lund, Naturum Vattenriket, Glimmingehus, Skarhults slott, Railway Museum Angelholm
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Glimmingehus ©
Glimmingehus
Smalandet Markaryds Algsafari ©
Smalandet Markaryds Algsafari
Skarhults slott ©
Skarhults slott

4
nights
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum and Bindeballe Kobmandsgaard. Explore hidden gems such as Botanical Garden and the Greenhouses and Mollestien. Change things up with these side-trips from Aarhus: Kalo Slotsruin (in Roende), Jelling Kirke (in Jelling) and Gammel Estrup The Danish Manor Museum (in Auning). There's lots more to do: engage your brain at Naturhistorisk Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Astrup Kirke, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vor Frue Kirke, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Viby Kirke.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Aarhus online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Malmo to Aarhus takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Aarhus are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to drive to Lubeck.

Things to do in Aarhus

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Vejle, Gammel Estrup The Danish Manor & Estate Museum, Kalo Slotsruin
Highlights from your plan
Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum ©
Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum
Bindeballe Kobmandsgaard ©
Bindeballe Kobmandsgaard

3
nights
Lubeck, Germany

Lubeck ©
Lubeck is the only northern German city with a largely intact medieval old town comparable to sites farther south.
Get a sense of the local culture at European Hansemuseum and St. Petri zu Lubeck. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at An der Obertrave and Gothmund. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Kunsthalle / St. Annen-Museum, contemplate the long history of Maritimes Denkmal Passat, pause for some serene contemplation at Sankt Jakobi Church, and get engrossed in the history at Willy Brandt House, Lubeck.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Lubeck tour planner .

Traveling by car from Aarhus to Lubeck takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Braunschweig.

Things to do in Lubeck

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
St. Petri zu Lubeck ©
St. Petri zu Lubeck
European Hansemuseum ©
European Hansemuseum
Willy Brandt House, Lubeck ©
Willy Brandt House, Lubeck

3
nights
Braunschweig, Germany

Braunschweig ©
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Magdeburger Dom and Dankwarderode Castle. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Volkswagen Auto Museum and Dom und Domschatz. Explore Braunschweig's surroundings by going to Church of St. Servatius (in Quedlinburg) and Liebfrauenkirche (in Halberstadt).

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Braunschweig driving holiday planner.

Drive from Lubeck to Braunschweig in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in June, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Braunschweig

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Halberstadt, Church of St. Servatius, Magdeburger Dom, Volkswagen Auto Museum
Highlights from your plan
Volkswagen Auto Museum ©
Volkswagen Auto Museum
Magdeburger Dom ©
Magdeburger Dom
Church of St. Servatius ©
Church of St. Servatius

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