12 days in Aarhus, South Denmark & Copenhagen Itinerary

12 days in Aarhus, South Denmark & Copenhagen Itinerary

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Aarhus
— 4 nights
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Middelfart
— 1 night
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Soenderborg
— 1 night
Fly to Copenhagen, Foot to Copenhagen
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Copenhagen
— 5 nights
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Aarhus

— 4 nights

City of Smiles

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.
Get outdoors at Brabrandstien and Aarslev Engso. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Viby Kirke and Vor Frue Kirke. Take a break from Aarhus with a short trip to Molslaboratoriet in Femmoeller, about 44 minutes away. There's still lots to do: delve into the lush surroundings at Moesgard Forrest, kick back and relax at Moesgaard Strand, stroll through Strandbaren, and ponder the design of Torvenes Brondslojfe (Vanddragen).

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Aarhus trip itinerary builder site.

Ahmedabad, India to Aarhus is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Ahmedabad to Aarhus is minus 4.5 hours. Traveling from Ahmedabad in October, expect Aarhus to be much colder, temps between 15°C and 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can go by car to Middelfart.

Things to do in Aarhus

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trip

Middelfart

— 1 night
Middelfart is a town in central Denmark, with a population of 14,815 (1 January 2014). On the 21st (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Marielundssoen, pause for some serene contemplation at Trinitatis Kirke Fredericia, then enjoy the sand and surf at Oester strand, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Hindsgavl Dyrehave.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Middelfart day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Aarhus to Middelfart takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to drive to Soenderborg.

Things to do in Middelfart

Parks · Wildlife · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Soenderborg

— 1 night
Sønderborg HistoryPrior to the Second Schleswig War of 1864, Sønderborg was situated in the Duchy of Schleswig, a Danish fief, so its history is properly included in the contentious history of Schleswig-Holstein. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): delve into the lush surroundings at Graastenskovene, then get to know the fascinating history of Gendarmstien, then hike along Naturomradet Trillen, and finally take a memorable drive along The promenade.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Soenderborg trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Middelfart to Soenderborg takes 1.5 hours. In October in Soenderborg, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Soenderborg

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
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Copenhagen

— 5 nights

City of Beautiful Towers

Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Nyhavn and Stevns Klint. Visiting Van Dijks Adventure and Svanemoelle Beach will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Rosenborg Castle, walk around Faelledparken, tour the pleasant surroundings at Amager Strandpark, and take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Denmark.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Copenhagen online attractions planner.

You can fly from Soenderborg to Copenhagen in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Parks · Wildlife · Beaches · Outdoors

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