8 days in Amsterdam, Copenhagen & Stockholm Itinerary

8 days in Amsterdam, Copenhagen & Stockholm Itinerary

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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Stockholm, Sweden
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 2 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On the 12th (Thu), contemplate the waterfront views at Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht) and then admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum. On the 13th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at The American Book Center, wander the streets of De 9 Straatjes, then look for gifts at De Kaaskamer, and finally take a stroll through Leidseplein.

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New York City, USA to Amsterdam is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 6 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from New York City in May; daily highs in Amsterdam reach 63°F and lows reach 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Copenhagen.

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Copenhagen, Denmark

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): take in the waterfront at Nyhavn, join in the after-dark buzz at National Gallery of Denmark, and then stroll around Jaegerborg Dyrehave. On the 15th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step into the grandiose world of Rosenborg Castle, hunt for treasures at Torvehallerne, and then explore the activities along Bureso.

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You can fly from Amsterdam to Copenhagen in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Copenhagen can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Stockholm.

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Stockholm, Sweden

— 2 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.
On the 16th (Mon), take an in-depth tour of Vasa Museum, then see the interesting displays at Skansen, and then hunt for treasures at Ostermalm Saluhall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Drottningholm Palace, appreciate the extensive heritage of Monteliusvagen, see the interesting displays at Fotografiska Stockholm, then step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Stockholm Old Town.

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Traveling by combination of train, taxi, and flight from Copenhagen to Stockholm takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in Stockholm can reach 60°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

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