9 days in Denmark & Sweden Itinerary

9 days in Denmark & Sweden Itinerary

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9 days in Denmark & Sweden Itinerary

Start: Athens, Greece
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Stockholm, Sweden
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h
3
Billund, Denmark
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Athens, Greece

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.
Appreciate the collections at National Museum of Denmark and Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. Rosenborg Castle and Grundtvig Church (Grundtvigs Kirke) will appeal to history buffs. There's much more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Nyhavn, make a trip to The Little Mermaid (Den Lille Havfrue), look for all kinds of wild species at Jaegerborg Dyrehave, and explore the historical opulence of Amalienborg.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Copenhagen itinerary maker site .

Athens, Greece to Copenhagen is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Athens in April, expect Copenhagen to be a bit cooler, temps between 13°C and 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Copenhagen

#Museums, #Neighborhoods, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Jaegerborg Dyrehave
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Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
National Museum of Denmark ©
National Museum of Denmark
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): head off the coast to Stockholm Old Town, then take an in-depth tour of Royal Palace, and then explore the world behind art at Fotografiska. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: glide through natural beauty at The Green Trails and then see the interesting displays at Skansen.

Before you visit Stockholm, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by flight from Copenhagen to Stockholm takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Copenhagen in April, plan for little chillier nights in Stockholm, with lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Billund.

Things to do in Stockholm

#Museums, #Outdoors, #Winter Sports
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Stockholm Old Town ©
Stockholm Old Town
Skansen ©
Skansen
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

2
nights
Billund, Denmark

Billund ©
Billund centers around everything LEGGO, as the seat of the internationally renowed company's headquarters (and also home to the Billund airport, built by the LEGGO company).
On the 23rd (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Jelling Kirke, stroll through Vejers Strand, and then visit a coastal fixture at Blaavandshuk Fyr. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Bindeballe Kobmandsgaard, delve into the lush surroundings at Hindsgavl Dyrehave, and then meet the residents at Skaerup Zoo.

For where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Billund online day trip planner .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Stockholm to Billund in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Billund

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Blaavandshuk Fyr, Vejers Strand, Skaerup Zoo, Jelling Kirke, Bindeballe Kobmandsgaard
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Vejers Strand ©
Vejers Strand
Blaavandshuk Fyr ©
Blaavandshuk Fyr
Jelling Kirke ©
Jelling Kirke

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