19 days in Denmark, Germany & Sweden Itinerary

19 days in Denmark, Germany & Sweden Itinerary

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19 days in Denmark, Germany & Sweden Itinerary

Start: Washington DC, United States
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Helsingoer, Denmark
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Berlin, Germany
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Stockholm, Sweden
— 5 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Washington DC, United States

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes St. Alban's Church as well as Viking Ship Museum. Step off the beaten path and head to Roskilde Domkirke and Marielyst Strand. And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Rosenborg Castle, take a leisurely stroll along Islands Brygge, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Denmark, and enjoy breathtaking views from Rundetarn.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Copenhagen road trip tool .

Washington DC, USA to Copenhagen is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of subway, bus, and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Washington DC to Copenhagen. Traveling from Washington DC in October, expect Copenhagen to be a bit cooler, temps between 55°F and 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to drive to Helsingoer.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Roskilde, Marielyst Strand
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National Museum of Denmark ©
National Museum of Denmark
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
Roskilde Domkirke ©
Roskilde Domkirke

4
nights
Helsingoer, Denmark

Helsingoer ©
Home to the castle made famous by Shakespeare's "Hamlet," Helsingoer offers rolling hills and lush forests in the countryside, juxtaposed by the acclaimed art galleries, museums, and cosmopolitan atmosphere of the town center.
Explore hidden gems such as Skibsklarerergaarden and Helsingoer Vaerftsmuseum.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Helsingoer trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Copenhagen to Helsingoer takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Helsingoer can reach 55°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Helsingoer

Museums
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Skibsklarerergaarden ©
Skibsklarerergaarden

6
nights
Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Frauenkirche and Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Berlin: Potsdam (Potsdam's Gardens, Sanssouci Palace, & more) and Dresden (Procession of Princes & Neues Grünes Gewölbe). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Reichstag Building, appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, contemplate the long history of Gedenkstaette Berlin-Hohenschoenhausen, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

Discover how to plan a Berlin trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Helsingoer to Berlin. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Potsdam, Dresden, Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
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5
nights
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Explore hidden gems such as Stockholm City Hall and Monteliusvagen. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Stockholm: Tyresta National Park (in Tyreso) and Uppsala Domkyrka (in Uppsala). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Vasa Museum, contemplate the long history of Skogskyrkogarden, browse the collection at Stockholms Stadsbibliotek, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Strandvagen.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Stockholm travel route planning tool .

Getting from Berlin to Stockholm by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Stockholm can reach 51°F, while at night they dip to 39°F. On the 19th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Uppsala Domkyrka, Tyresta National Park
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Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Stockholm City Hall ©
Stockholm City Hall
Uppsala Domkyrka ©
Uppsala Domkyrka

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