20 days in Zurich, Germany & Copenhagen Itinerary

20 days in Zurich, Germany & Copenhagen Itinerary

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20 days in Zurich, Germany & Copenhagen Itinerary

Start: Edmonton, Canada
Fly:  8 h 30 min
1
Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Munich, Germany
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
3
Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
4
Helgoland, Germany
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  7 h 45 min
5
Westerland, Germany
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  11 h 15 min
6
Ostseebad Binz, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  10 h 45 min
7
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 2 nights
Fly:  14 h 15 min
End: Edmonton, Canada

1
night
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne, then examine the collection at Swiss Museum of Transport, then appreciate the history behind Dying Lion of Lucerne Monument, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed): don't miss a visit to Bahnhofstrasse, then wander the streets of Old Town (Altstadt), and then don't miss a visit to Grossmunster.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Zurich trip builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Sherwood Park, Canada to Zurich. The time zone difference when traveling from Sherwood Park to Zurich is 8 hours. Traveling from Sherwood Park in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in Zurich, with lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to fly to Munich.

Things to do in Zurich

Neighborhoods Parks Nature

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich

3
nights
Munich, Germany

Munich ©
Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at English Garden and BMW Museum. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Marienplatz, examine the collection at Munich Residenz, get curious at Deutsches Museum, and ponder the world of politics at Neues Rathaus.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Munich itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Zurich to Munich takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to fly to Berlin.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz

3
nights
Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Step off the beaten path and head to Berlin Wall Memorial and Tiergarten. Spend the 9th (Tue) exploring the collection at Museum Island. And it doesn't end there: get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, appreciate the history behind Victory Column (Siegessaule), don't miss a visit to Brandenburg Gate (Brandenburger Tor), and examine the collection at Topography of Terror.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Berlin travel planner.

You can fly from Munich to Berlin in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In May in Berlin, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Helgoland.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building

1
night
Helgoland, Germany

Helgoland ©
Heligoland is a small German archipelago in the North Sea. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Helgolander Kegelrobben, then take an in-depth tour of Förderverein Museum Helgoland, and then make a trip to Lange Anna.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Helgoland itinerary maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Berlin to Helgoland. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Berlin in May: highs in Helgoland hover around 17°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Westerland.

Things to do in Helgoland

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Helgolander Kegelrobben ©
Helgolander Kegelrobben
Lange Anna ©
Lange Anna
Museum Helgoland ©
Museum Helgoland

2
nights
Westerland, Germany

Westerland ©
Westerland is a seaside resort and a former municipality located on the German North Sea island of Sylt. Discover out-of-the-way places like Ellenbogen and Leuchtturm. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Westerland: Hornum (Hoernumer Odde & Golf Club Budersand). And it doesn't end there: head outdoors with Rotes Kliff, take some stellar pictures from Uwe Dune, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Severin, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Erlebniszentrum Naturgewalten Sylt.

To find photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Westerland travel itinerary creator.

Explore your travel options from Helgoland to Westerland with the Route module. May in Westerland sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Ostseebad Binz.

Things to do in Westerland

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Hornum, List, Kampen, Kirche St. Severin
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Ellenbogen ©
Ellenbogen
Rotes Kliff ©
Rotes Kliff
Uwe Dune ©
Uwe Dune

2
nights
Ostseebad Binz, Germany

Ostseebad Binz ©
Discover out-of-the-way places like Kreidefelsen and Jagdschloss Granitz. Go for a jaunt from Ostseebad Binz to Stralsund to see Ozeaneum about 48 minutes away.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Ostseebad Binz vacation builder.

Explore your travel options from Westerland to Ostseebad Binz with the Route module. In May, daytime highs in Ostseebad Binz are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Ostseebad Binz

Historic Sites Tours Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Sassnitz, Sellin, Karls, Ozeaneum Stralsund
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Kreidefelsen ©
Kreidefelsen
Ozeaneum Stralsund ©
Ozeaneum Stralsund
Granitz Hunting Lodge ©
Granitz Hunting Lodge

2
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.
Explore hidden gems such as The Round Tower and Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. The adventure continues: take in the waterfront at Nyhavn, explore the historical opulence of Christiansborg Palace, admire the natural beauty at Tivoli Gardens, and pause for some photo ops at The Little Mermaid (Den Lille Havfrue).

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Copenhagen itinerary builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Ostseebad Binz to Copenhagen. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Ostseebad Binz in May since evenings lows in Copenhagen dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Historic Sites Theme Parks Parks
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Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
Tivoli Gardens ©
Tivoli Gardens

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