10 days in Copenhagen & Helsingoer Itinerary

10 days in Copenhagen & Helsingoer Itinerary

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10 days in Copenhagen & Helsingoer Itinerary

Start: Copenhagen
1
Copenhagen
— 6 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Helsingoer
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
End: Copenhagen

6
nights
Copenhagen

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 theme parks, historic sites, museums, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get in on the family fun at Tivoli Gardens, don't miss a visit to Stroeget, enjoy breathtaking views from Rundetarn, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Copenhagen tour itinerary builder website .

If you are flying in from Mexico, the closest major airport is Copenhagen Kastrup Airport. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can drive to Helsingoer.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
Tivoli Gardens ©
Tivoli Gardens
Rundetarn ©
Rundetarn

3
nights
Helsingoer

Helsingoer ©
Home to the castle made famous by Shakespeare's "Hamlet," Helsingoer offers rolling hills and lush forests in the countryside, juxtaposed by the acclaimed art galleries, museums, and cosmopolitan atmosphere of the town center.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Fredensborg Palace, get engrossed in the history at Kronborg, then pause for some photo ops at Holger Danske, and finally take in the waterfront at Helsingor Havn. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Frederiksborg Slotskirke, explore the world behind art at Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, then examine the collection at M/S Maritime Museum of Denmark, and finally appreciate the history behind HE - Nordsjaellands Small Havherre.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Helsingoer trip itinerary site .

Drive from Copenhagen to Helsingoer in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October in Helsingoer, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Helsingoer

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Hillerod, The Karen Blixen Museum, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Fredensborg Palace
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Kronborg ©
Kronborg
Frederiksborg Castle ©
Frederiksborg Castle
Louisiana Museum of Modern Art ©
Louisiana Museum of Modern Art

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