12 days in Sweden Itinerary

12 days in Sweden Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Sweden route planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Copenhagen, Train to Malmo
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Malmo
— 2 nights
Drive
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Gothenburg
— 2 nights
Fly
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Stockholm
— 6 nights
Fly

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Malmo

— 2 nights

Sweden's Berlin

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.
Explore Malmo's surroundings by going to Helsingborg (Sofiero Palace, Church of St. Mary, &more). There's still lots to do: snap pictures at Oresund Bridge - Oresund Bridge, admire the landmark architecture of HSB Turning Torso, don't miss a visit to Little Square, and take a stroll through Sodergatan Street.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Malmo day trip site.

Los Angeles, USA to Malmo is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Los Angeles to Malmo, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect cooler days and slightly colder nights in Malmo, ranging from highs of 56°F to lows of 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can drive to Gothenburg.

Things to do in Malmo

Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 11 — 14:

Gothenburg

— 2 nights

Little London

Situated on Sweden's western coastline, Gothenburg attracts visitors with cultural festivals, a lively music scene, and a blend of classical and modern architecture.
On the 15th (Fri), experience the excitement of Teamtastic Goteborg and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Haga. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Horticultural Gardens (Tradgardsforeningen), have fun and explore at Universeum, and then get in on the family fun at Liseberg amusement park.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Gothenburg trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Malmo to Gothenburg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Malmo in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Gothenburg, with lows of 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Stockholm.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Theme Parks · Fun & Games · Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Oct 14 — 16:

Stockholm

— 6 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.
Stockholm is known for museums, historic sites, and childrens museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Vasa Museum, admire the masterpieces at Moderna Museet - Stockholm, admire all the interesting features of Royal Palace, and see the interesting displays at Skansen.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Stockholm road trip tool.

Fly from Gothenburg to Stockholm in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Stockholm can reach 51°F, while at night they dip to 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 16 — 22:

Sweden travel guide

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History Museums · Specialty Museums · Historic Walking Areas
Mother Svea
Once the land of the Vikings, Sweden today combines a long and fascinating history with a propensity for the very modern. The grand Romanesque churches that dot the countryside contrast with the clean, simple lines and partiality for organization the country is known for. With its reverence for the shy, reserved, and considerate, the nation exudes a sensation of being comfortable. Peek into the quiet lives from afar, gather around traditional "fika" coffee with loved ones, or dine on meatballs, herring, and potatoes. Immerse yourself in nature among the forests and trails so respected by their citizens, and take in the latest design and cultural offerings in this modest yet aesthetically savvy country.