11 days in Copenhagen, Gothenburg & Stockholm Itinerary

11 days in Copenhagen, Gothenburg & Stockholm Itinerary

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11 days in Copenhagen, Gothenburg & Stockholm Itinerary

Start: Charlotte, United States
Fly:  15 h
1
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h 45 min
2
Gothenburg, Sweden
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
3
Stockholm, Sweden
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h
4
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 3 nights
Fly:  15 h
End: Charlotte, 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 Mikkeller Bar as well as Royal Library (Kongelige Bibliotek). Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): see the interesting displays at National Museum of Denmark, steep yourself in history at Rosenborg Castle, pause for some photo ops at The Little Mermaid, make a trip to Trinitatis Kirke, then enjoy breathtaking views from Rundetarn, and finally get a taste of local nightlife at Mikkeller Bar.

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Charlotte, USA to Copenhagen is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Charlotte to Copenhagen is 6 hours. Traveling from Charlotte in April, you will find days in Copenhagen are colder (52°F), and nights are a bit cooler (38°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Gothenburg.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Historic Sites Museums Nightlife
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Rundetarn ©
Rundetarn
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn

2
nights
Gothenburg, Sweden

Gothenburg ©
Situated on Sweden's western coastline, Gothenburg attracts visitors with cultural festivals, a lively music scene, and a blend of classical and modern architecture.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Nya Älvsborg Castle, Vrango, Skansen Kronan, and other attractions. On the 6th (Mon), head off the coast to Vinga, contemplate the long history of Skansen Kronan, steep yourself in history at Nya Älvsborg Castle, then get great views at Vrango, and finally step off the mainland to explore Southern Goteborg Archipelago. On your second day here, get in on the family fun at Liseberg amusement park and then look for gifts at Fish Church.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Gothenburg online travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Copenhagen to Gothenburg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. April in Gothenburg sees daily highs of 51°F and lows of 35°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Gothenburg Botanical Garden ©
Gothenburg Botanical Garden
Haga ©
Haga
Liseberg amusement park ©
Liseberg amusement park

3
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.
You've added Stockholms Stadsbibliotek, Stockholm Pub Crawl, Historical Museum of Wines and Spirits, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): wander the streets of Stockholm Old Town, examine the collection at Historical Museum of Wines and Spirits, browse the collection at Stockholms Stadsbibliotek, then examine the collection at Nobel Prize Museum, then get a taste of local nightlife at Stockholm Pub Crawl, and finally examine the collection at Vasa Museum. On the 10th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with Riddarholmen, explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace, then take in panoramic vistas at Stockholm City Hall, then admire the masterpieces at Fotografiska Stockholm, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Monteliusvagen.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Stockholm trip website.

You can fly from Gothenburg to Stockholm in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Stockholm can reach 50°F, while at night they dip to 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Stockholm

Nightlife Museums Tours

Side Trip

Drottningholm Palace
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Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace
Fotografiska Stockholm ©
Fotografiska Stockholm

3
nights
Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Pub Crawl Copenhagen, Tivoli Gardens and Absolut Ice Bar Copenhagen. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): admire the local landmark of Dragon Fountain, see Pub Crawl Copenhagen, then take in nature's colorful creations at Tivoli Gardens, and finally appreciate the history behind H.C. Andersen Statue. Keep things going the next day: have a few drinks at Absolut Ice Bar Copenhagen, then admire the masterpieces at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Our Saviour's Church, and finally visit Christiania.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Copenhagen trip itinerary website.

You can fly from Stockholm to Copenhagen in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Neighborhoods Parks Theme Parks
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Tivoli Gardens ©
Tivoli Gardens
Stroeget ©
Stroeget
Christiania ©
Christiania

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