11 days in Denmark Itinerary

11 days in Denmark Itinerary

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Start: Dubai
Fly + Drive:  14 h 30 min
1
Skagen
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Aarhus
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Odense, Funen and Islands
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 30 min
4
Copenhagen
— 5 nights
Fly:  10 h
End: Dubai

1
night
Skagen

Skagen ©
Skagen is Denmark's northernmost town and the area surrounding it. Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): cruise along Rabjerg Mile, see the interesting displays at Skagens Museum, and then don't miss a visit to Grenen.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Skagen trip itinerary planning app.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Skagen is an approximately 14.5- hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Dubai to Skagen due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dubai in October, things will get cooler in Skagen: highs are around 13°C and lows about 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Aarhus.

Things to do in Skagen

Scenic Drive Museums Outdoors
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Rabjerg Mile ©
Rabjerg Mile
Skagens Museum ©
Skagens Museum
Grenen ©
Grenen

3
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.
Family-friendly places like LEGOLAND Billund and Moesgaard Museum will thrill your kids. Step out of Aarhus with an excursion to LEGO House in Billund--about 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: look and learn at Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum, steep yourself in history at Old Town in Aarhus, admire the landmark architecture of Aarhus Rådhus, and pause for some photo ops at Vagnende kvinde (Aarhuspigen).

To see reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Aarhus trip planner.

Drive from Skagen to Aarhus in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. October in Aarhus sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 8°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Odense.

Things to do in Aarhus

Museums Childrens Museums Theme Parks

Side Trip

Billund
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LEGO House ©
LEGO House
LEGOLAND Billund ©
LEGOLAND Billund
Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum ©
Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum

1
night
Odense, Funen and Islands

Odense ©
The capital of the island of Funen, Odense represents the birthplace of Hans Christian Andersen, who penned such classics as "The Little Mermaid" and "The Ugly Duckling." Denmark's third-largest city proudly displays its link to the famous writer with museums, sculptures, and public art installations dedicated to Andersen and his stories.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): get to know the resident critters at Odense ZOO, step into the grandiose world of Egeskov Castle, and then take an in-depth tour of The Danish Railway Museum.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Odense vacation planner.

Getting from Aarhus to Odense by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in October, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can take a train to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Odense

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Odense ZOO ©
Odense ZOO
The Danish Railway Museum ©
The Danish Railway Museum
Egeskov Castle ©
Egeskov Castle

5
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 Tivoli Gardens will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Copenhagen: Frederiksborg Castle (in Hillerod) and Louisiana Museum of Modern Art (in Humlebaek). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Rosenborg Castle, enjoy breathtaking views from Rundetarn, make a trip to Stroeget, and appreciate the history behind The Little Mermaid.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Copenhagen trip itinerary app.

You can take a train from Odense to Copenhagen in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In October in Copenhagen, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 9°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Frederiksborg Castle, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art
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Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
Tivoli Gardens ©
Tivoli Gardens
Rundetarn ©
Rundetarn

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