15 days in Copenhagen & Reykjavik Itinerary

15 days in Copenhagen & Reykjavik Itinerary

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15 days in Copenhagen & Reykjavik Itinerary

Start: Vancouver, Canada
Fly:  14 h 45 min
1
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
2
Reykjavik, Iceland
— 10 nights
Fly:  11 h 30 min
End: Vancouver, Canada

3
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Rosenborg Castle and Frederiksborg Castle. You'll explore and learn at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek and Amalienborg. There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Nyhavn, explore the historical opulence of Kastellet, wander the streets of Christiania, and take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Denmark.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Copenhagen trip site .

Vancouver, Canada to Copenhagen is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Vancouver to Copenhagen is 9 hours. Traveling from Vancouver in June, plan for little chillier nights in Copenhagen, with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Frederiksborg Castle
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Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
National Museum of Denmark ©
National Museum of Denmark

10
nights
Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Get outdoors at Gullfoss and Thingvellir National Park. Visit Hallgrimskirkja and Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar) for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Reykjavik: Borgarnes (The Settlement Center & Skallagrimsgardur), Kerið (in Selfoss) and Strokkur (in Geysir). Spend the 12th (Wed) on horseback at Heidmork Nature Reserve. There's much more to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, head outdoors with Iceland Self Drive - Day Adventures, and take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Iceland.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Reykjavik trip planner .

You can fly from Copenhagen to Reykjavik in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Copenhagen to Reykjavik due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Copenhagen in June: highs in Reykjavik hover around 15°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Kopavogur, Borgarnes, Thingvellir National Park, Ytri Tunga Beach, Strokkur
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Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park

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