30 days in Berlin, Hamburg & Scandinavia Itinerary

30 days in Berlin, Hamburg & Scandinavia Itinerary

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Berlin, Germany
— 6 nights
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Hamburg, Germany
— 5 nights
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Malmo, Sweden
— 1 night
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Oslo, Norway
— 5 nights
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Stockholm, Sweden
— 5 nights
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Gothenburg, Sweden
— 1 night
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Lund, Sweden
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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 5 nights
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Berlin, Germany

— 6 nights

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Venture out of the city with trips to Dresden (Bruehlsche Terrasse & The Dresden Zwinger). There's still lots to do: pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, examine the collection at Topography of Terror, make a trip to East Side Gallery, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Berlin online travel route planner.

Los Angeles, USA to Berlin is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Berlin. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can take a train to Hamburg.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

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Hamburg, Germany

— 5 nights

Gateway to the World

As the country's biggest port and one of the busiest in all of Europe, Hamburg has a well-deserved reputation as Germany's Gateway to the World.
Hamburg is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Miniatur Wunderland, explore the world behind art at Kunsthalle Hamburg, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Tierpark Hagenbeck, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Hamburg itinerary maker.

Take a train from Berlin to Hamburg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Hamburg can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Malmo.

Things to do in Hamburg

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
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Malmo, Sweden

— 1 night

Sweden's Berlin

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): snap pictures at Oresund Bridge, then admire the striking features of HSB Turning Torso, then make a trip to Little Square, and finally make a trip to Stortorget.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Malmo trip itinerary builder site.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Hamburg to Malmo in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 56°F. On the 10th (Tue), you'll travel to Oslo.
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Oslo, Norway

— 5 nights

Tiger City

Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
Oslo is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), walk around Frogner Park, admire the masterpieces at Vigeland Museum, and ponder the world of politics at Stortinget.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Oslo tour itinerary builder website.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Malmo to Oslo takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Malmo in August, Oslo is little chillier at night with lows of 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can fly to Stockholm.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
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Stockholm, Sweden

— 5 nights

Beauty by the Water

One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Stockholm is known for museums, historic sites, and childrens museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Vasa Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Stockholm City Hall, explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace, and find something for the whole family at Junibacken.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Stockholm road trip planning tool.

Getting from Oslo to Stockholm by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Oslo in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 53°F in Stockholm. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Gothenburg.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Parks

Side Trips

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Gothenburg, Sweden

— 1 night

Little London

Situated on Sweden's western coastline, Gothenburg attracts visitors with cultural festivals, a lively music scene, and a blend of classical and modern architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Horticultural Gardens (Tradgardsforeningen).

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Gothenburg trip itinerary planning app.

You can fly from Stockholm to Gothenburg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in August, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Lund.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Parks
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Lund, Sweden

Reading City

Small enough to cover on foot in a single afternoon, Lund boasts one of Europe's oldest and most prominent universities.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): get engrossed in the history at The Tegner Museum.

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You can drive from Gothenburg to Lund in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. August in Lund sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Lund

Museums
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Copenhagen, Denmark

— 5 nights

City of Beautiful Towers

Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Copenhagen is known for parks, historic sites, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: find something for the whole family at Tivoli Gardens, take a leisurely stroll along Nyhavn, take in panoramic vistas at Rundetarn, and admire the landmark architecture of Amalienborg.

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You can drive from Lund to Copenhagen in an hour. August in Copenhagen sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 54°F at night. On the 26th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Theme Parks
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