16 days in Gothenburg, Copenhagen & Hamburg Itinerary

16 days in Gothenburg, Copenhagen & Hamburg Itinerary

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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Hamburg, Germany
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Gothenburg, Sweden — 5 nights

Situated on Sweden's western coastline, Gothenburg attracts visitors with cultural festivals, a lively music scene, and a blend of classical and modern architecture.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Universeum and Maritiman. Escape the urban bustle at Anggardsbergens Naturreservat and Saltholmen. Get out of town with these interesting Gothenburg side-trips: Boras (Boras Djurpark, Textilmuseet, &more). There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Haga, get in on the family fun at Liseberg Amusement Park, take an in-depth tour of Molndals stadsmuseum, and contemplate the waterfront views at Delsjon.

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Istanbul, Turkey to Gothenburg is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Istanbul to Gothenburg. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Istanbul in August; daily highs in Gothenburg reach 22°C and lows reach 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Copenhagen.
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Copenhagen, Denmark — 3 nights

Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Take a break from the city and head to Jaegerborg Dyrehave and Amager Strandpark. Bring the kids along to Nyhavn and National Museum of Denmark. Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Rosenborg Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Grundtvig Church (Grundtvigs Kirke), appreciate the history behind The Little Mermaid, and wander the streets of Christiania.

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Fly from Gothenburg to Copenhagen in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can fly to Hamburg.
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Hamburg, Germany — 6 nights

As the country's biggest port and one of the busiest in all of Europe, Hamburg has a well-deserved reputation as Germany's Gateway to the World.
Get outdoors at Travemunde and Alster Lakes. Step off the beaten path and head to CHOCOVERSUM by HACHEZ and Dialog in the Dark. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hamburg: Lubeck (European Hansemuseum, Lubeck Cathedral, &more). There's much more to do: explore the galleries of Miniatur Wunderland, contemplate the long history of St Nikolai Memorial, take a stroll through HafenCity, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Petri Kirche.

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Getting from Copenhagen to Hamburg by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. August in Hamburg sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to fly back home.
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