8 days in Amsterdam, Copenhagen & Stockholm Itinerary

8 days in Amsterdam, Copenhagen & Stockholm Itinerary

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): explore the activities along Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht) and then admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum. On your second day here, look for gifts at The American Book Center, get a taste of the local shopping with De 9 Straatjes, then stop by 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 changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. While traveling from New York City, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Amsterdam, ranging from highs of 51°F to lows of 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to fly to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Museums · Nature
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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 10th (Wed): take a leisurely stroll along Nyhavn, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Denmark, and then stroll around Jaegerborg Dyrehave. Here are some ideas for day two: step into the grandiose world of Rosenborg Castle, browse the eclectic array of goods at Torvehallerne, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bureso.

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Getting from Amsterdam to Copenhagen by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Amsterdam in November, you will find days in Copenhagen are slightly colder (46°F), and nights are about the same (38°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites · Nightlife

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): examine the collection at Vasa Museum, examine the collection at Skansen, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Ostermalm Saluhall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sat): admire the striking features of Drottningholm Palace, appreciate the extensive heritage of Monteliusvagen, admire the masterpieces at Fotografiska Stockholm, then get engrossed in the history at Royal Palace, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Stockholm Old Town.

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You can do a combination of train, taxi, and flight from Copenhagen to Stockholm in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Copenhagen in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Stockholm, with lows of 33°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

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