39 days in Greenland, Zurich & Copenhagen Itinerary

39 days in Greenland, Zurich & Copenhagen Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
2
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 2 nights
3
Narsarsuaq, Greenland
— 1 day
4
Narsaq, Greenland
— 1 night
5
Ilulissat, Greenland
— 2 nights
6
Qaanaaq, Greenland
— 12 nights
7
Ilulissat, Greenland
— 2 nights
8
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 7 nights
9
Zurich, Switzerland
— 7 nights

2
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 9th (Sat), admire the natural beauty at Botanischer Garten. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sun): stop by Confiserie Sprungli, stop by Schipfe 51 Jackson, don't miss a visit to Buerkliplatz, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Wasserkirche, thenadmire the striking features of Church of St. Peter, and finally make a trip to Dolderbahn.

To find maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Zurich trip maker site.

If you are flying in from Switzerland, the closest major aiports are Zürich Airport, Basel Mulhouse Freiburg and Bern Belp Airport. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. On the 11th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Zurich

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Rapperswil
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Wasserkirche ©
Wasserkirche
Wooden Bridge from Rapperswil to Hurden ©
Wooden Bridge from Rapperswil to Hurden
Schloss Rapperswil ©
Schloss Rapperswil

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): stop by National Gallery of Denmark, thensee the interesting displays at M/S Maritime Museum of Denmark, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of the Holy Ghost. On the 13th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Fredensborg Palace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Frederiksborg Slotskirke, and then make a trip to Copenhagen Stock Exchange.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Copenhagen trip maker website.

Traveling by flight from Zurich to Copenhagen takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Copenhagen can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Narsarsuaq.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Museums Nightlife Shopping

Side Trips

Frederiksborg Slotskirke, M/S Maritime Museum of Denmark, Fredensborg Palace
Find places to stay May 11 — 13:
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Church of the Holy Ghost ©
Church of the Holy Ghost
Frederiksborg Slotskirke ©
Frederiksborg Slotskirke
Fredensborg Palace ©
Fredensborg Palace

1
day
Narsarsuaq, Greenland

Narsarsuaq ©
Narsarsuaq is a settlement in the Kujalleq municipality in southern Greenland. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): examine the collection at Narsarsuaq Museum and then steep yourself in history at Tjodhildes Church.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Narsarsuaq journey planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Copenhagen to Narsarsuaq. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to West Greenland Standard Time (WGT) is minus 4 hours. Traveling from Copenhagen in May, things will get little chillier in Narsarsuaq: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Narsaq.

Things to do in Narsarsuaq

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tjodhildes Church
Find places to stay May 13 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Tjodhildes Church ©
Tjodhildes Church

1
night
Narsaq, Greenland

Narsaq ©
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): examine the collection at Narsaq Museum.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Narsaq road trip app.

Explore your travel options from Narsarsuaq to Narsaq with the Route module. Traveling from Narsarsuaq in May, expect nights in Narsaq to be about the same, around °C, while days are slightly colder, around °C. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Fri) before leaving for Ilulissat.

Things to do in Narsaq

Museums
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Narsaq Museum ©
Narsaq Museum

2
nights
Ilulissat, Greenland

Ilulissat ©
Ilulissat, formerly Jakobshavn or Jacobshaven, is a town in the Qaasuitsup municipality in western Greenland, located approximately 350km north of the Arctic Circle. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): take in the pleasant sights at Sermermiut.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Ilulissat journey builder website.

Fly from Narsaq to Ilulissat in 7 hours. In May, Ilulissat is little chillier than Narsaq - with highs of °C and lows of °C. You will leave for Qaanaaq on the 17th (Sun).
Find places to stay May 15 — 17:
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Sermermiut ©
Sermermiut

12
nights
Qaanaaq, Greenland

Qaanaaq
Qaanaaq is known for museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Qaanaaq Museum.

Plan a trip to Qaanaaq easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Ilulissat to Qaanaaq. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Ilulissat to Qaanaaq due to the time zone difference. In May, Qaanaaq is slightly colder than Ilulissat - with highs of °C and lows of °C. On the 30th (Sat), you'll travel to Ilulissat.

Things to do in Qaanaaq

Museums
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2
nights
Ilulissat, Greenland

Ilulissat ©
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sun): explore the world behind art at Ilulissat Art Museum, explore the striking landscape at Jakobshavn Glacier, and then explore the striking landscape at Ilulissat Icefjord. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Ilulissat Museum and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Eqip Sermia Glacier.

Find out how to plan Ilulissat trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Explore your travel options from Qaanaaq to Ilulissat with the Route module. Traveling from Qaanaaq to Ilulissat, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Qaanaaq in May, things will get a bit warmer in Ilulissat: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Ilulissat

Parks Nature Museums
Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 2:
Highlights from your plan
Ilulissat Art Museum ©
Ilulissat Art Museum
Eqip Sermia Glacier ©
Eqip Sermia Glacier
Ilulissat Icefjord ©
Ilulissat Icefjord

7
nights
Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©
The Open Air Museum and The David Collection will appeal to museum buffs. Discover out-of-the-way places like Frederiksberg Slot and Amager Strandpark. Change things up with these side-trips from Copenhagen: Hillerod (Frederiksborg Slotskirke & Frederiksborg Castle), Roskilde (Viking Ship Museum & Roskilde Domkirke) and Stevns Klint (in Store Heddinge). See some other sides of Copenhagen: admire the striking features of Grundtvig Church (Grundtvigs Kirke), indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, take in the views from Circle Bridge, and explore the engaging exhibits at Experimentarium.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Copenhagen online trip planner.

You can fly from Ilulissat to Copenhagen in 9 hours. The time zone changes from West Greenland Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 4 hour difference. In June, Copenhagen is somewhat warmer than Ilulissat - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hillerod, Roskilde, Jaegerborg Dyrehave, Experimentarium, Stevns Klint
Find places to stay Jun 2 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Frederiksborg Slotskirke ©
Frederiksborg Slotskirke
Stevns Klint ©
Stevns Klint
Amager Strandpark ©
Amager Strandpark

7
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Munot and Kloster Einsiedeln. Escape the urban bustle at Giessbachfälle and Zurich Succulent Plant Collection. Venture out of the city with trips to St Mauritius Church (in Appenzell), Old Town Chur (in Chur) and Rapperswil (Schloss Rapperswil & Wooden Bridge from Rapperswil to Hurden). See some other sides of Zurich: appreciate the extensive heritage of Uferpromenade Weggis, see the interesting displays at Glasi Hergiswil, explore the activities along Seebad Enge, and admire the landmark architecture of Church of St. Peter.

To plan Zurich vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can fly from Copenhagen to Zurich in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Copenhagen in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Zurich: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Lucerne, Rapperswil, Uferpromenade Weggis, Offene Kirche Elisabethen, Swiss Science Center Technorama
Find places to stay Jun 9 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
St Mauritius Church ©
St Mauritius Church
Uferpromenade Weggis ©
Uferpromenade Weggis
Munot ©
Munot

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