11 days in Denmark Itinerary

11 days in Denmark Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Copenhagen
— 4 nights
2
Odense
— 2 nights
3
Aarhus
— 3 nights
4
Billund
— 1 night

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Tivoli Gardens and Nyhavn. Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Rosenborg Castle, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Copenhagen ZOO, make a trip to The Little Mermaid, and explore the world behind art at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Copenhagen trip planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Copenhagen is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In July in Copenhagen, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Odense.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
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Tivoli Gardens ©
Tivoli Gardens
Rundetarn ©
Rundetarn
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn

2
nights
Odense

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.
On the 25th (Sat), see the interesting displays at H. C. Andersens House, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Odense Cathedral - Sct. Knuds Church, then get to know the resident critters at Odense ZOO, and finally get engrossed in the history at The Danish Railway Museum. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at The Funen Village, then explore the historical opulence of Egeskov Castle, and then admire the landmark architecture of Egeskov Molle.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Odense attractions app.

You can drive from Copenhagen to Odense in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. July in Odense sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can go by car to Aarhus.

Things to do in Odense

Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Egeskov Molle
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H. C. Andersens House ©
H. C. Andersens House
Egeskov Castle ©
Egeskov Castle
Odense ZOO ©
Odense ZOO

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum and Botanical Garden and the Greenhouses. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Den Gamle By, appreciate the history behind Vagnende kvinde (Aarhuspigen), engage your brain at Moesgaard Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Vor Frue Kirke.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Aarhus journey maker site.

You can drive from Odense to Aarhus in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in July, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Billund.

Things to do in Aarhus

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum ©
Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum
Moesgaard Museum ©
Moesgaard Museum
Den Gamle By ©
Den Gamle By

1
night
Billund

Billund ©
Billund centers around everything LEGGO, as the seat of the internationally renowed company's headquarters (and also home to the Billund airport, built by the LEGGO company).
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): catch some excitement at LEGO House, stroll around Skulpturpark, and then make a splash at Lalandia.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Billund trip website.

Traveling by car from Aarhus to Billund takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Billund can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Billund

Parks · Fun & Games · Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
LEGO House ©
LEGO House
Lalandia ©
Lalandia
Skulpturpark ©
Skulpturpark

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