6 days in Copenhagen & Malmo Itinerary

6 days in Copenhagen & Malmo Itinerary

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6 days in Copenhagen & Malmo Itinerary

Madrid, Spain
Fly:  6​h
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
Malmo, Sweden
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
Madrid, Spain

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Copenhagen Street Food, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, SANDEMANs NEW Europe - Copenhagen, and other attractions you added. Stevns Klint and National Museum of Denmark are good opportunities to explore the local culture. For shopping fun, head to Illums Bolighus or Illum. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Danish Jewish Museum, stop by Royal Copenhagen Flagship Store, get a sense of history and politics at Christiansborg Palace, and appreciate the history behind The Little Mermaid (Den Lille Havfrue).

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Madrid, Spain to Copenhagen is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Madrid in January, things will get a bit cooler in Copenhagen: highs are around 3°C and lows about -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Malmo.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Stevns Klint
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Visit Carlsberg ©
Visit Carlsberg
National Museum of Denmark ©
National Museum of Denmark
Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek ©
Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek

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day
Malmo, Sweden

Malmo
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): make a trip to Stortorget, head outdoors with BookaBoat, make a trip to Little Square, snap pictures at Oresund Bridge, then play a few rounds at Bokskogens Golf Club, and finally explore the historical opulence of Torup Castle.

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Traveling by car from Copenhagen to Malmo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Malmo can reach 2°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Malmo

Outdoors Golf Historic Sites

Side Trips

Torup Castle, Bokskogens Golf Club
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BookaBoat
BookaBoat
Oresund Bridge ©
Oresund Bridge
Little Square ©
Little Square

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Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): tour the water at your own pace with Go Boat, zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, get to know the fascinating history of Christianshavn, then take a stroll through Nyhavn, and finally stop by National Gallery of Denmark.

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You can drive from Malmo to Copenhagen in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Museums Historic Sites Nightlife
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National Gallery of Denmark ©
National Gallery of Denmark
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn

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