10 days in Denmark Itinerary

10 days in Denmark Itinerary

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10 days in Denmark Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Copenhagen
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Store Heddinge
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Aarhus
— 4 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  6​h
End: Manchester

4
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.
Family-friendly places like Nyhavn and National Museum of Denmark will thrill your kids. Get in touch with nature at Amager Strandpark and Kayaking & Canoeing. Next up on the itinerary: get in on the family fun at Tivoli Gardens, pause for some photo ops at H.C. Andersen Statue, enjoy the sand and surf at Svanemoelle Beach, and step into the grandiose world of Amalienborg.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Copenhagen trip itinerary planner .

Manchester, UK to Copenhagen is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Manchester to Copenhagen due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Store Heddinge.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
National Museum of Denmark ©
National Museum of Denmark
Tivoli Gardens ©
Tivoli Gardens

1
night
Store Heddinge

Store Heddinge ©
Store Heddinge is a Danish town in Region Sjælland. Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): examine the collection at Stevns Klint, identify plant and animal life at Stevns Kridtbrud, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Holtug Kridtbrud.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Store Heddinge trip planner .

You can drive from Copenhagen to Store Heddinge in 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Aarhus.

Things to do in Store Heddinge

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trip

Stevns Kridtbrud
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Holtug Kridtbrud ©
Holtug Kridtbrud
Stevns Klint ©
Stevns Klint

4
nights
Aarhus

Aarhus ©
Located on the sea, Aarhus blends a world city with a small-town feel. Home to a young population, the city has a reputation for producing internationally known pop and rock musicians.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Moesgaard Museum and Old Town in Aarhus. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Moesgaard Strand and Ballehage Strand. Change things up with a short trip to Molslaboratoriet in Femmoeller (about 50 minutes away). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Aarslev Engso, get engrossed in the history at Aarhus Vikingemuseet, get outside with Den Permanente, and delve into the lush surroundings at Moesgard Forrest.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Aarhus trip maker .

Drive from Store Heddinge to Aarhus in 3.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Aarhus can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Aarhus

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Molslaboratoriet
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Aarslev Engso ©
Aarslev Engso
Moesgaard Museum ©
Moesgaard Museum
Old Town in Aarhus ©
Old Town in Aarhus

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