16 days in South Denmark Itinerary

16 days in South Denmark Itinerary

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16 days in South Denmark Itinerary

Start: Copenhagen
Train:  1 h 45 min
1
Odense, Funen and Islands
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Aero
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Soenderborg
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Blaavand
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Billund
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
End: Copenhagen

3
nights
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Naturama (in Svendborg), Fredericia (Trinitatis Church & Hannerup Kirke) and Vor Frue Kirke (in Nyborg). There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Egeskov Castle, see the interesting displays at H. C. Andersens House, meet the residents at Odense ZOO, and make a trip to The Danish Railway Museum.

Start your trip to Odense by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Copenhagen to Odense is an approximately 2- hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to drive to Aero.

Things to do in Odense

Historic Sites Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Vejle, Fredericia, Vor Frue Kirke, Naturama
Highlights from your plan
Egeskov Castle ©
Egeskov Castle
Trinitatis Church ©
Trinitatis Church
Odense ZOO ©
Odense ZOO

5
nights
Aero

Aero ©
Most visitors remember their trip to Aero by a unique blend of scenery, culture, history, and food.
Aero is known for nature, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Marstal Kirke, examine the collection at Marstal Sofartsmuseum, take in the exciting artwork at Galleri Rita Lund Malerier, and visit a coastal fixture at Skjoldnaes Fyr.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Aero online tour planner.

You can drive from Odense to Aero in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Soenderborg.

Things to do in Aero

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Marstal Kirke ©
Marstal Kirke
Hammerichs Hus
Hammerichs Hus
Marstal Sofartsmuseum ©
Marstal Sofartsmuseum

2
nights
Soenderborg

Soenderborg ©
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Gendarmstien, cruise along The promenade, step into the grandiose world of Sonderborg Slot, then steep yourself in history at Dybboel Moelle, and finally take a peaceful walk through Graastenskovene. On your second day here, examine the collection at Dybboel Banke History Centre, see the interesting displays at Ringridermuseet, and then don't miss a visit to Grasten Palace.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Soenderborg itinerary planner.

You can drive from Aero to Soenderborg in 2 hours. In April in Soenderborg, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Blaavand.

Things to do in Soenderborg

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Sonderborg Slot ©
Sonderborg Slot
Gendarmstien ©
Gendarmstien
Grasten Palace ©
Grasten Palace

2
nights
Blaavand

Blaavand ©
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): contemplate the long history of St. Enders Kapel, get to know the resident critters at Blaavand Zoo, then admire the striking features of Tirpitz, and finally try for a hole-in-one at West Coast Minigolf. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Thu): enjoy the sea views from Blaavandshuk Fyr, kick back and relax at Blaavand Beach, then appreciate the history behind Bill Woodrows Fredsskulptur, and finally explore the wealth of natural beauty at Skallingen.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Blaavand trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Soenderborg to Blaavand in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Billund.

Things to do in Blaavand

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Blaavand Beach ©
Blaavand Beach
Tirpitz ©
Tirpitz
Skallingen ©
Skallingen

3
nights
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).
Change things up with these side-trips from Billund: Mennesket ved havet (in Esbjerg) and Ribe (Ribe Glas ved Erna Moeller, Ribe Domkirke, &more). Next up on the itinerary: get in on the family fun at LEGOLAND Billund, see the interesting displays at Museumsgaarden Karensminde, make a splash at Lalandia, and experience the excitement of LEGO House.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Billund online day trip planner.

You can drive from Blaavand to Billund in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and train. In April, daytime highs in Billund are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Billund

Theme Parks Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Esbjerg
Highlights from your plan
LEGOLAND Billund ©
LEGOLAND Billund
LEGO House ©
LEGO House
Ribe Domkirke ©
Ribe Domkirke