8 days in Malmo & Denmark Itinerary

8 days in Malmo & Denmark Itinerary

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Start: Dublin, Ireland
+2
Fly + Foot + Train:  5 h
1
Malmo, Sweden
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
2
Odense, Denmark
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 15 min
3
Roskilde, Denmark
— 3 nights
Bus:  30 min
4
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
End: Dublin, Ireland

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): play a few rounds at Bokskogens Golf Club, explore the historical opulence of Torup Castle, and then look for gifts at Emporia Shopping Center.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Malmo online itinerary planner.

Dublin, Ireland to Malmo is an approximately 5.5- hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. While traveling from Dublin, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Malmo, ranging from highs of 7°C to lows of 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can drive to Odense.

Things to do in Malmo

Outdoors Golf Historic Sites

Side Trips

Torup Castle, Bokskogens Golf Club
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Bokskogens Golf Club ©
Bokskogens Golf Club
Torup Castle ©
Torup Castle
Emporia Shopping Center ©
Emporia Shopping Center

1
night
Odense, Denmark

Odense ©
The capital of the island of Funen, Odense represents the birthplace of Hans Christian Andersen, who penned such classics as "The Little Mermaid" and "The Ugly Duckling." Denmark's third-largest city proudly displays its link to the famous writer with museums, sculptures, and public art installations dedicated to Andersen and his stories.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Skeby Church, learn something new at Gallery Galschioet, then pause for some serene contemplation at Sct. Albani Church, and finally catch a live performance at The Tinderbox (Fyrtoejet).

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Odense day trip site.

Traveling by car from Malmo to Odense takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. December in Odense sees daily highs of 6°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Roskilde.

Things to do in Odense

Museums Historic Sites Nightlife

Side Trip

Skeby Church
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Gallery Galschioet ©
Gallery Galschioet
Sct. Albani Church ©
Sct. Albani Church
Skeby Church ©
Skeby Church

3
nights
Roskilde, Denmark

Roskilde ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Sporvejsmuseet Skjoldenaesholm, kick back and relax at Gudmindrup Beach, and then examine the collection at Andelslandsbyen Nyvang. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Soro Klosterkirke, stroll around Akademihaven Soro, then pause for some serene contemplation at Sct. Bendts Kirke, and finally admire the masterpieces at KOS.

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You can take a train from Odense to Roskilde in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Roskilde can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Roskilde

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Ringsted, Soroe, Andelslandsbyen Nyvang, KOS, Gudmindrup Beach
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Gudmindrup Beach ©
Gudmindrup Beach
Sporvejsmuseet Skjoldenaesholm ©
Sporvejsmuseet Skjoldenaesholm
Andelslandsbyen Nyvang ©
Andelslandsbyen Nyvang

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 15th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Stroeget, explore the historical opulence of Christiansborg Slot, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Frederiks Kirke (Marmorkirken). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Kastellet, then take in the waterfront at Nyhavn, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Saviour's Church, and finally explore the world behind art at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek.

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Copenhagen is just a short distance from Roskilde. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in December, and nighttime lows around 2°C. On the 17th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Christiansborg Slot ©
Christiansborg Slot
Our Saviour's Church ©
Our Saviour's Church
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn

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