12 days in Sweden & Copenhagen Itinerary

12 days in Sweden & Copenhagen Itinerary

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12 days in Sweden & Copenhagen Itinerary

Start: Copenhagen, Denmark
1
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 4 nights
Drive:  6 h
2
Almhult, Sweden
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Eksjo, Sweden
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
4
Stockholm, Sweden
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  6 h
5
Grebbestad, Sweden
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
6
Gothenburg, Sweden
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
End: Copenhagen, Denmark

4
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.
Den Bla Planet, National Aquarium Denmark has been added to your itinerary. Explore hidden gems such as The David Collection and Grundtvig Church (Grundtvigs Kirke). Get some cultural insight at Louisiana Museum of Modern Art and Frederiksborg Castle. There's much more to do: take in the waterfront at Nyhavn, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Frederiks Kirke (Marmorkirken), contemplate the long history of Our Saviour's Church, and explore the historical opulence of Rosenborg Castle.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Copenhagen trip planning tool .

If you are flying in from Italy, the closest major airport is Copenhagen Kastrup Airport. In August, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Almhult.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Parks Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Frederiksborg Castle, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art
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Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
The David Collection ©
The David Collection
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle

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hours
Almhult, Sweden

Almhult
On the 9th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Ohsabanan Museijarnvag.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Almhult trip itinerary maker tool .

Drive from Copenhagen to Almhult in 3.5 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Almhult when traveling from Copenhagen in August, with lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Eksjo.

Things to do in Almhult

Museums

Side Trip

Ohsabanan Museijarnvag
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2
nights
Eksjo, Sweden

Eksjo ©
Eksjö is a locality and the seat of Eksjö Municipality, Jönköping County, Sweden with 9,701 inhabitants in 2010.HistoryThe city of Eksjö most likely appeared sometime in the Middle Ages when it was the centre for the thing, a regional council. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): get to know the resident critters at Skullaryd Algpark, stop by Norrby Angar, and then don't miss a visit to Gamla Stan.

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Getting from Almhult to Eksjo by car takes about 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Eksjo

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Shopping
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Skullaryd Algpark ©
Skullaryd Algpark
Gamla Stan ©
Gamla Stan

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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Riddarholm Church (Riddarholmskyrkan) and then head off the coast to Stockholm Old Town. On the next day, step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace, appreciate the extensive heritage of Strandvagen, then examine the collection at Fotografiska Stockholm, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Monteliusvagen, and finally get engrossed in the history at Medeltidsmuseet.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Stockholm online trip maker .

Traveling by car from Eksjo to Stockholm takes 4 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Grebbestad.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace
Fotografiska Stockholm ©
Fotografiska Stockholm
Stockholm Old Town ©
Stockholm Old Town

1
night
Grebbestad, Sweden

Grebbestad ©
Grebbestad is a locality situated in Tanum Municipality, Västra Götaland County, Sweden. Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): take in the history at Greby Gravfalt.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Grebbestad day trip tool .

Traveling by car from Stockholm to Grebbestad takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In August, daily temperatures in Grebbestad can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Gothenburg.

Things to do in Grebbestad

Beaches Outdoors Wildlife
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Greby Gravfalt ©
Greby Gravfalt

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.
Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Maritiman, appreciate the extensive heritage of Haga, then step off the mainland to explore Southern Goteborg Archipelago, and finally see the interesting displays at Aeroseum.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Gothenburg tour planner.

You can drive from Grebbestad to Gothenburg in 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Museums Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Molndals stadsmuseum
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Maritiman ©
Maritiman
Aeroseum ©
Aeroseum
Haga ©
Haga

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