16 days in Copenhagen & Aalborg Itinerary

16 days in Copenhagen & Aalborg Itinerary

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Copenhagen

— 7 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.
Escape the urban bustle at Stevns Klint and Stevns Kridtbrud. Get some cultural insight at Rosenborg Castle and Nyhavn. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Copenhagen: Louisiana Museum of Modern Art (in Humlebaek) and Holtug Kridtbrud (in Store Heddinge). Next up on the itinerary: get a taste of local nightlife at National Gallery of Denmark, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Denmark, admire the masterpieces at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Copenhagen attractions planner.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Copenhagen is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Traveling from Johannesburg to Copenhagen, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Johannesburg in June since evenings lows in Copenhagen dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Aalborg.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Aalborg

— 8 nights
Aalborg, is Denmark's fourth biggest city with an urban population of 136.000 (including 22.000 in the twin city Nørresundby 600 meters across the Limfjorden. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Den Gamle By and The Green Museum. Step out of the city life by going to Ega Engso and Vorupoer Havn. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Aalborg: Bunkermuseum Hanstholm (in Hanstholm), Aarhus (Dokk1, Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum, &more) and Risskov (Den Permanente & Udsigten i Riis Skov). There's still lots to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Thy National Park, play a few rounds at Rold Skov Golfklub, identify plant and animal life at Hadsund Dyrehave, and stroll through Kyst- og Fjordcentret.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Aalborg online sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Copenhagen to Aalborg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Aalborg are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Aalborg

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips