19 days in Copenhagen, Sweden & Istanbul Itinerary

19 days in Copenhagen, Sweden & Istanbul Itinerary

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19 days in Copenhagen, Sweden & Istanbul Itinerary

Start: Jakarta, Indonesia
Fly:  19​h
1
Copenhagen, Denmark
— Few hours
train:  45​min
2
Malmo, Sweden
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Gothenburg, Sweden
— 1 day
+2
Fly + foot + train:  6​h
4
Falun, Sweden
— 1 day
5
Stockholm, Sweden
— 5 nights
6
Linkoping, Sweden
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
Kalmar, Sweden
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
Karlskrona, Sweden
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
9
Ystad, Sweden
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
10
Lund, Sweden
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
11
Malmo, Sweden
— 3 nights
train:  45​min
12
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
13
Istanbul, Turkey
— Few hours
Fly:  16​h
End: Jakarta, Indonesia

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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.
On the 21st (Wed), snap pictures at Cirkelbroen and then step into the grandiose world of Kastellet.

For maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Copenhagen tour itinerary builder app .

Jakarta, Indonesia to Copenhagen is an approximately 19-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train. The time zone difference moving from West Indonesia Time (WIB) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 6 hours. While traveling from Jakarta, expect little chillier days and cooler nights in Copenhagen, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Malmo.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Historic Sites
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Kastellet ©
Kastellet

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Skanors Havsbad and Bokskogens Golf Club. Get a sense of the local culture at Beredskapsmuseet and Gustus Butik & Gallery. Step out of Malmo to go to Hollviken and see Ljunghusens Golfbana, which is approximately 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Disgusting Food Museum and look for gifts at Formargruppen.

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You can drive from Copenhagen to Malmo in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August in Malmo, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Gothenburg.

Things to do in Malmo

Outdoors Golf Museums

Side Trips

Skanors Havsbad, Bokskogens Golf Club, Ljunghusens Golfbana, Beredskapsmuseet
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Bokskogens Golf Club ©
Bokskogens Golf Club
Disgusting Food Museum ©
Disgusting Food Museum
Formargruppen ©
Formargruppen

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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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Maritiman, then get engrossed in the history at Molndals stadsmuseum, and then examine the collection at Aeroseum.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Gothenburg trip planner.

Getting from Malmo to Gothenburg by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. In August in Gothenburg, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Falun.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Museums

Side Trip

Molndals stadsmuseum
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Maritiman ©
Maritiman
Molndals stadsmuseum ©
Molndals stadsmuseum
Aeroseum ©
Aeroseum

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Falun, Sweden

Falun ©
Falun is a city and the seat of Falun Municipality in Dalarna County, Sweden, with 37,291 inhabitants in 2010. On the 25th (Sun), learn more about the world around you at Stora Hyttnas and then kick back and relax at Bojsen beach.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Falun trip planning site .

Getting from Gothenburg to Falun by combination of flight and train takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Falun are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Stockholm.

Things to do in Falun

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Stora Hyttnas
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Stora Hyttnas ©
Stora Hyttnas

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Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Explore hidden gems such as Osynlig Utstallning - Stockholm and Royal Armory. Let the collections at Prins Eugens Waldemarsudde and Swedish Museum of Natural History capture your imagination. There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Strandvagen, get engrossed in the history at Hallwyl Museum (Hallwylska Museet), surround yourself with nature on The Green Trails, and contemplate the long history of Skogskyrkogarden.

To see where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Stockholm trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by train from Falun to Stockholm takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Stockholm sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Linkoping.

Things to do in Stockholm

Outdoors Wildlife Museums
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The Green Trails ©
The Green Trails
Royal Armory ©
Royal Armory
Army Museum ©
Army Museum

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Linkoping, Sweden

Linkoping
Linköping is a city in southern Sweden, with 153 000 inhabitants in 2016. Museum-lovers will appreciate Naturum Takern and Ostergotlands Museum. Step off the beaten path and head to Linkoping Cathedral and Tinnero Eklandskap. Change things up with these side-trips from Linkoping: Abackarna (in Norrkoping) and Vadstena Castle (in Vadstena). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Linkopings Castle- and Cathedral museum, admire the engineering at Norsholms sluss, Gota kanal, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sankt Lars Kyrka, and get outside with Kinda Kanal.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Linkoping online journey planner .

Traveling by train from Stockholm to Linkoping takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Linkoping sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel to Visby.

Things to do in Linkoping

Parks Outdoors Museums
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Kalmar, Sweden

Kalmar
Kalmar is a city in the southeast of Sweden, situated by the Baltic Sea. To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Kalmar trip planner .

Traveling by car from Linkoping to Kalmar takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 12°C. On the 30th (Fri), you're off toKarlskrona.

Things to do in Kalmar

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors
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Karlskrona, Sweden

Karlskrona ©
Karlskrona is a locality and the seat of Karlskrona Municipality, Blekinge County, Sweden with 35,212 inhabitants in 2010. On the 30th (Fri), head outdoors with Lindvallska Sjon and then see the interesting displays at Karlskrona Porslinsmuseum.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Karlskrona trip itinerary maker app .

Getting from Kalmar to Karlskrona by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Ystad.

Things to do in Karlskrona

Outdoors Museums
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Lindvallska Sjon ©
Lindvallska Sjon
Karlskrona Porslinsmuseum ©
Karlskrona Porslinsmuseum

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night
Ystad, Sweden

Ystad ©
Ystad Municipality is a municipality in Skåne County in southern Sweden. On the 31st (Sat), see the interesting displays at Marsvinsholms Slott and then take an in-depth tour of Charlotte Berlins Museum.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Ystad sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Karlskrona to Ystad in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. August in Ystad sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Lund.

Things to do in Ystad

Museums Shopping
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Charlotte Berlins Museum ©
Charlotte Berlins Museum
Marsvinsholms Slott ©
Marsvinsholms Slott

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Lund, Sweden

Lund ©
Small enough to cover on foot in a single afternoon, Lund boasts one of Europe's oldest and most prominent universities.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Klosterkyrkan, take in breathtaking views at Rinnebacksravinen, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Allhelgonakyrkan.

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You can drive from Ystad to Lund in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Malmo.

Things to do in Lund

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Medborgarhuset
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Museum of Sketches ©
Museum of Sketches
Medborgarhuset ©
Medborgarhuset
Hallestads kyrka ©
Hallestads kyrka

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Malmo, Sweden

Malmo ©
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): walk around Daniaparken, take an in-depth tour of Fotevikens Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Torup Castle, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. John's Church (St. Johannes Kyrka). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue): stroll through Ribersborgsstranden, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then examine the collection at Moderna Museet - Malmo.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Malmo road trip planner .

Malmo is very close to Lund. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Malmo

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Torup Castle, Fotevikens Museum
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Ribersborgsstranden ©
Ribersborgsstranden
Fotevikens Museum ©
Fotevikens Museum
Moderna Museet - Malmo ©
Moderna Museet - Malmo

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Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Amager Strandpark, step into the grandiose world of Amalienborg, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Frederiks Kirke (Marmorkirken), then explore the world behind art at The David Collection, and finally pause for some photo ops at Georg Carstensen. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grundtvig Church (Grundtvigs Kirke), then see the interesting displays at The Open Air Museum, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens (Botanisk Have).

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Copenhagen trip itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Malmo to Copenhagen in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Fri) before leaving for Istanbul.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Museums Parks Outdoors
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The David Collection ©
The David Collection
Frederiks Kirke (Marmorkirken) ©
Frederiks Kirke (Marmorkirken)
Amalienborg ©
Amalienborg

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Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul
A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
For maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Istanbul trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Copenhagen to Istanbul takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Copenhagen to Istanbul, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Copenhagen, expect a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Istanbul, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 26°C. On the 6th (Fri), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Istanbul

Tours Nightlife Shopping
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