5 days in Copenhagen, Roskilde & Malmo Itinerary

5 days in Copenhagen, Roskilde & Malmo Itinerary

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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 2 nights
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Roskilde, Denmark
— 1 night
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Malmo, Sweden
— 1 night
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Copenhagen, Denmark

— 2 nights

City of Beautiful Towers

Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Visit Carlsberg Brand Store has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Christiansborg Slot, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Denmark, then sample the tasty concoctions at Visit Carlsberg Brand Store, and finally admire the masterpieces at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek.

For ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Copenhagen online route maker.

Dublin, Ireland to Copenhagen is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and train; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Dublin to Copenhagen is 1 hour. Traveling from Dublin in December, expect nights in Copenhagen to be about the same, around 2°C, while days are slightly colder, around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can go by car to Roskilde.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries

Roskilde, Denmark

— 1 night
An ancient city from the Viking Age, today Roskilde welcomes a new crowd, especially as host of Roskilde Festival, a popular rock festival in Europe.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Skt. Laurentii Kirkeruin, then identify plant and animal life at Hedeland, and then examine the collection at Lutzhofts Kobmandsgard.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Roskilde day trip tool.

You can drive from Copenhagen to Roskilde in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. December in Roskilde sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of 2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Malmo.

Things to do in Roskilde

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Malmo, Sweden

— 1 night

Sweden's Berlin

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Soderasens National Park.

For photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Malmo vacation builder app.

Traveling by car from Roskilde to Malmo takes an hour. In December, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Malmo

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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