27 days in Gothenburg, Copenhagen & Amsterdam Itinerary

27 days in Gothenburg, Copenhagen & Amsterdam Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Oslo, Norway
Drive:  3 h 15 min
1
Gothenburg, Sweden
— 7 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 9 nights
Drive:  8 h 45 min
3
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 9 nights
Drive:  9 h 30 min
End: Frederikshavn, Denmark

7
nights
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Universeum and Haga. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Southern Goteborg Archipelago and Saluhallen. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gothenburg: Naturum Getteron (in Varberg), Smogen Wooden Pier (in Smogen) and Akulla Bokskogar (in Rolfstorp). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Delsjon, head off the coast to Vinga, explore the historical opulence of Bohus Fastning, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lysekil Church.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Gothenburg trip itinerary planner.

Oslo, Norway to Gothenburg is an approximately 3.5- hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Oslo in May, expect a bit warmer with lows of 7°C in Gothenburg. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Lysekil, Hunnebostrand, Trollhätte Canal, Naturum Getteron, Bohus Fastning
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Southern Goteborg Archipelago ©
Southern Goteborg Archipelago
Bohus Fastning ©
Bohus Fastning
Trollhätte Canal ©
Trollhätte Canal

9
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Torvehallerne and National Gallery of Denmark. You'll explore and learn at Louisiana Museum of Modern Art and National Museum of Denmark. Venture out of the city with trips to Bureso (in Slangerup), Gudmindrup Beach (in Hoejby) and Hojerup Ny Kirke (in Store Heddinge). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Alban's Church, stop by Illums Bolighus, look for all kinds of wild species at Avno Naturcenter, and explore the historical opulence of Kronborg.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Copenhagen day trip planner.

Fly from Gothenburg to Copenhagen in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Copenhagen are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Bureso, Gudmindrup Beach, Hojerup Ny Kirke, Avno Naturcenter, Kronborg
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Torvehallerne ©
Torvehallerne
National Gallery of Denmark ©
National Gallery of Denmark
St. Alban's Church ©
St. Alban's Church

9
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Discover out-of-the-way places like De 9 Straatjes and Van Stapele Koekmakerij. Step out of the city life by going to Strand Egmond aan Zee and National Park Drents-Friese Wold. Explore Amsterdam's surroundings by going to World Heritage Kinderdijk (in Kinderdijk), Zandvoort aan Zee (in Zandvoort) and Slijterij en Speciaal Bierwinkel Den Gouwen Aar (in Gouda). Spend the 9th (Fri) exploring nature at Nationaal Park Zuid Kennemerland. There's still lots to do: see the top attractions with Amsterdam City Tours, see the interesting displays at Zaanse Schans, contemplate the waterfront views at Bussloo, and gain insight at Body Worlds.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Copenhagen to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Amsterdam City Tours, Nationaal Park Zuid Kennemerland, National Park Drents-Friese Wold, World Heritage Kinderdijk, Zandvoort aan Zee
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Strand Egmond aan Zee ©
Strand Egmond aan Zee
De 9 Straatjes ©
De 9 Straatjes
Van Stapele Koekmakerij ©
Van Stapele Koekmakerij

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