9 days in Copenhagen & Reykjavik Itinerary

9 days in Copenhagen & Reykjavik Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Bus + Fly:  16 h 45 min
1
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 30 min
2
Reykjavik, Iceland
— 4 nights
+2
Shuttle + Fly + Bus:  14 h 45 min
End: Playa del Carmen, Mexico

3
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.
Copenhagen is known for historic sites, theme parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get in on the family fun at Tivoli Gardens, take in panoramic vistas at Rundetarn, wander the streets of Stroeget, and admire the striking features of Amalienborg.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Copenhagen trip itinerary builder website.

Playa del Carmen, Mexico to Copenhagen is an approximately 16.5- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Playa del Carmen to Copenhagen. In October, Copenhagen is cooler than Playa del Carmen - with highs of 15°C and lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Neighborhoods Museums Historic Sites
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Tivoli Gardens ©
Tivoli Gardens
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle

4
nights
Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Get out of town with these interesting Reykjavik side-trips: Strokkur (in Geysir), Gullfoss Falls (in Blaskogabyggd) and Thermal Spas (in Grindavik). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, appreciate the history behind Sun Voyager, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Iceland.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Reykjavik trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Copenhagen to Reykjavik by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Copenhagen to Reykjavik is minus 1 hour. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Copenhagen in October: high temperatures in Reykjavik hover around 9°C and lows are around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Strokkur, Gullfoss Falls, Thermal Spas
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Thermal Spas

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