17 days in Sweden & Copenhagen Itinerary

17 days in Sweden & Copenhagen Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe tour itinerary planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

17 days in Sweden & Copenhagen Itinerary

Start: Hamburg, Germany
Drive:  4​h 45​min
1
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Gothenburg, Sweden
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
Stockholm, Sweden
— 4 nights
car:  5​h 30​min
4
Farosund, Sweden
— 3 nights
car:  7​h
5
Kalmar, Sweden
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Malmo, Sweden
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
End: Hamburg, Germany

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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Denmark, appreciate the extensive heritage of Nyhavn, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Our Saviour, and finally see the interesting displays at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sun): look for gifts at Kunst og Håndværk, step into the grandiose world of Rosenborg Castle, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Denmark, and finally appreciate the history behind The Little Mermaid (Den Lille Havfrue).

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Copenhagen trip maker tool .

Hamburg, Germany to Copenhagen is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in September, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Gothenburg.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 28 — Oct 1:
Highlights from your plan
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
National Museum of Denmark ©
National Museum of Denmark

3
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.
Universeum and Volvo Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Head to Lisebergs Nojespark and Fish Churchfor some retail therapy. Change things up with these side-trips from Gothenburg: Grimsholmen Nature Reserve (in Falkenberg) and Ramsvikslandet (in Hunnebostrand). The adventure continues: head off the coast to Southern Goteborg Archipelago and appreciate the extensive heritage of Haga.

To find maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Gothenburg day trip website .

Fly from Copenhagen to Gothenburg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Gothenburg can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. On the 4th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Stockholm.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trips

Ramsvikslandet, Grimsholmen Nature Reserve
Find places to stay Oct 1 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Southern Goteborg Archipelago ©
Southern Goteborg Archipelago
Haga ©
Haga
Liseberg amusement park ©
Liseberg amusement park

4
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.
Royal Palace and Stockholm Old Town will appeal to history buffs. Appreciate the collections at Fotografiska and Skansen. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Vasa Museum, look for gifts at HAPPYsthlm, learn about all things military at Royal Armory, and admire the masterpieces at Prins Eugens Waldemarsudde.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Stockholm road trip planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Gothenburg to Stockholm takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Farosund.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Parks Nature
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Skansen ©
Skansen
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

3
nights
Farosund, Sweden

Farosund ©
Fårösund is a locality situated on the Swedish island of Gotland with 800 inhabitants in 2014. Visiting Furilden Naturreservat and Sudersands Strand will get you outdoors. Get a sense of the local culture at Bungemuseet and Hangers kalla. Explore Farosund's surroundings by going to Roma klosterruin (in Roma) and Folhammar (in Ljugarn). The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Digerhuvud Sea Stack Field and identify plant and animal life at Langhammars Sea Stack Field.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Farosund trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Stockholm to Farosund. In October, daytime highs in Farosund are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Thu) before leaving for Kalmar.

Things to do in Farosund

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Faro, Furilden Naturreservat, Roma klosterruin, Folhammar, Hangers kalla
Find places to stay Oct 8 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Furilden Naturreservat ©
Furilden Naturreservat
Bungemuseet ©
Bungemuseet
Hangers kalla ©
Hangers kalla

1
night
Kalmar, Sweden

Kalmar ©
Kalmar is a city in the southeast of Sweden, situated by the Baltic Sea. To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Kalmar sightseeing planner .

Explore your travel options from Farosund to Kalmar with the Route module. In October in Kalmar, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Malmo.

Things to do in Kalmar

Historic Sites Shopping Parks
Find places to stay Oct 11 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Kalmar Castle ©
Kalmar Castle
Gerdas Te & Kaffehandel ©
Gerdas Te & Kaffehandel
Skalby 4H-gard ©
Skalby 4H-gard

2
nights
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 13th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Little Square, stroll through Ribersborgsstranden, then admire the striking features of HSB Turning Torso, and finally explore the historical opulence of Malmohus. On the 14th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the views from Oresund Bridge, then make a trip to Lund Cathedral, and then stop by Wallakra Stenkarlsfabrik.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Malmo online trip planner .

Getting from Kalmar to Malmo by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Malmo

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Lund Cathedral, Wallakra Stenkarlsfabrik
Find places to stay Oct 12 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Ribersborgsstranden ©
Ribersborgsstranden
Lund Cathedral ©
Lund Cathedral
Wallakra Stenkarlsfabrik ©
Wallakra Stenkarlsfabrik

Similar Plans

18 days in Switzerland, Stockholm & Milan BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES September, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 21 days in Stockholm BY A USER FROM THAILAND September, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 19 days in Sweden, Norway & Copenhagen BY A USER FROM GERMANY June, popular sights PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 19 days in Europe BY A USER FROM NORWAY October, culture, historic sites, museums, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 19 days in Europe BY A USER FROM SWITZERLAND December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 21 days in Denmark BY A USER FROM INDIA May, popular sights PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 21 days in Norway, Stockholm & Copenhagen BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, historic sites, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 20 days in Washington DC, New York City & Copenhagen BY A USER FROM DENMARK October, popular sights PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 21 days in France, Norway & Stockholm BY A USER FROM FRANCE May, popular sights PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Norway, Copenhagen & Stockholm BY A USER FROM COSTA RICA September, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Norway, Copenhagen & Stockholm BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Scandinavia & Lapland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans