8 days in Amsterdam, Copenhagen & Stockholm Itinerary

8 days in Amsterdam, Copenhagen & Stockholm Itinerary

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8 days in Amsterdam, Copenhagen & Stockholm Itinerary

Start: New York City, United States
Fly:  17​h
1
Amsterdam, Holland
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Stockholm, Sweden
— 2 nights
Fly:  19​h
End: New York City, United States

2
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht) and then explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sat): look for gifts at The American Book Center, then wander the streets of De 9 Straatjes, then look for gifts at De Kaaskamer, and finally make a trip to Leidseplein.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Amsterdam holiday site .

New York City, USA to Amsterdam is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Amsterdam is 6 hours. In April, Amsterdam is a bit cooler than New York City - with highs of 56°F and lows of 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums
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Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Leidseplein ©
Leidseplein
De 9 Straatjes ©
De 9 Straatjes

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of Nyhavn, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Denmark, and then stroll around Jaegerborg Dyrehave. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Rosenborg Castle, then hunt for treasures at Torvehallerne, and then kick back and relax at Bureso.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Copenhagen day trip website .

You can fly from Amsterdam to Copenhagen in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April in Copenhagen, expect temperatures between 52°F during the day and 38°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Jaegerborg Dyrehave, Bureso
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Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
National Gallery of Denmark ©
National Gallery of Denmark

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Vasa Museum, see the interesting displays at Skansen, and then hunt for treasures at Ostermalm Saluhall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Drottningholm Palace, get to know the fascinating history of Monteliusvagen, then explore the world behind art at Fotografiska Stockholm, then explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace, and finally step off the mainland to explore Stockholm Old Town.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Stockholm holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Copenhagen to Stockholm takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Copenhagen in April since evenings lows in Stockholm dip to 33°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

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