17 days in Denmark Itinerary

17 days in Denmark Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Copenhagen
— 4 nights
2
Helsingoer
— Few hours
3
Roskilde
— 1 night
4
Koege
— 1 night
5
Moen
— 2 nights
6
Aero
— 1 night
7
Odense
— 3 nights
8
Fanoe
— 1 night
9
Billund
— 1 night
10
Aarhus
— 2 nights

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.
Copenhagen is known for historic sites, theme parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Rundetarn, get in on the family fun at Tivoli Gardens, appreciate the extensive heritage of Nyhavn, and explore the galleries of National Museum of Denmark.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Copenhagen trip planner.

Lisbon, Portugal to Copenhagen is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Copenhagen. While traveling from Lisbon, expect much colder days and a bit cooler nights in Copenhagen, ranging from highs of 15°C to lows of 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can go by car to Helsingoer.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Rundetarn ©
Rundetarn
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
Tivoli Gardens ©
Tivoli Gardens

few
hours
Helsingoer

Helsingoer ©
Home to the castle made famous by Shakespeare's "Hamlet," Helsingoer offers rolling hills and lush forests in the countryside, juxtaposed by the acclaimed art galleries, museums, and cosmopolitan atmosphere of the town center.
On the 7th (Wed), appreciate the history behind Holger Danske, then explore the historical opulence of Kronborg, and then look for gifts at Tibberup Hoekeren.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Helsingoer trip planner.

You can drive from Copenhagen to Helsingoer in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can drive to Roskilde.

Things to do in Helsingoer

Historic Sites · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Kronborg ©
Kronborg
Holger Danske ©
Holger Danske
Tibberup Hoekeren ©
Tibberup Hoekeren

1
night
Roskilde

Roskilde ©
An ancient city from the Viking Age, today Roskilde welcomes a new crowd, especially as host of Roskilde Festival, a popular rock festival in Europe.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): browse the collection at Roskilde Bibliotekerne.

Planning Roskilde trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

You can drive from Helsingoer to Roskilde in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, daytime highs in Roskilde are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can go by car to Koege.

Things to do in Roskilde

Museums · Wildlife · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum
Roskilde Domkirke ©
Roskilde Domkirke
Boserup Skov ©
Boserup Skov

1
night
Koege

Koege ©
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Kunsthuset Loevens Hule, snap pictures at Valloe Castle, stop by Kjoege Mini-By, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Braunstein - Whisky Destilleri og Bryggeri, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Koege Torv.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Koege day trip site.

Drive from Roskilde to Koege in an hour. In October, daytime highs in Koege are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Moen.

Things to do in Koege

Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Braunstein - Whisky Destilleri og Bryggeri ©
Kjoege Mini-By ©
Kjoege Mini-By
Valloe Castle ©
Valloe Castle

2
nights
Moen

Moen ©
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): stroll the grounds of Soemarkedyssen. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Elmelunde Kirke, examine the collection at Geo Center Mons Klint, then take in the dramatic natural features at Mons Klint, and finally step into the grandiose world of Liselund.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Moen route builder.

You can travel from Koege to Moen in 1.5 hours. October in Moen sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Aero.

Things to do in Moen

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Liselund ©
Liselund
Mons Klint ©
Mons Klint
Thorsvang - Danmarks Samlermuseum ©
Thorsvang - Danmarks Samlermuseum

1
night
Aero

Aero ©
Most visitors remember their trip to Aero by a unique blend of scenery, culture, history, and food.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Marstal Sofartsmuseum, then take a leisurely stroll along Marstal Havn og Marina, and then take in the waterfront at The Nightwatch of Aeroeskoebing.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Aero day trip tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Moen to Aero. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Odense.

Things to do in Aero

Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Marstal Sofartsmuseum ©
Marstal Sofartsmuseum
The Nightwatch of Aeroeskoebing ©
The Nightwatch of Aeroeskoebing
Marstal Havn og Marina ©
Marstal Havn og Marina

3
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.
Explore Odense's surroundings by going to Konnerup & Co ApS (in Faaborg), Lindeskov langdysse (in Oerbaek) and Vor Frue Kirke (in Nyborg). There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Egeskov Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Odense Cathedral - Sct. Knuds Church, examine the collection at Carl Nielsen Museet, and steep yourself in history at Hans Christian Andersens Childhood Home.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Odense driving holiday tool.

Traveling by journey from Aero to Odense takes 2.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Odense are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Fanoe.

Things to do in Odense

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Nyborg, Konnerup & Co ApS
Highlights from your plan
H. C. Andersens House ©
H. C. Andersens House
Egeskov Castle ©
Egeskov Castle
The Danish Railway Museum ©
The Danish Railway Museum

1
night
Fanoe

Fanoe ©
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): examine the collection at Sonderho Gamle Redningsstation, then pause for some serene contemplation at Sonderho Kirke, then admire the masterpieces at Fano Kunstmuseum, and finally admire the striking features of Sonderho Molle.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Fanoe tour itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Odense to Fanoe. In October, daytime highs in Fanoe are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Billund.

Things to do in Fanoe

Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Fano Kunstmuseum ©
Fano Kunstmuseum
Sonderho Kirke
Sonderho Kirke
Sonderho Gamle Redningsstation ©
Sonderho Gamle Redningsstation

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).
For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Billund trip planner.

You can travel from Fanoe to Billund in 2 hours. October in Billund sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 8°C at night. You will leave for Aarhus on the 17th (Sat).

Things to do in Billund

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

2
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.
Aarhus is known for childrens museums, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the sky in a new way at Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum, walk around Musikhusparken, appreciate the history behind Vagnende kvinde (Aarhuspigen), and don't miss a visit to Aarhus Rådhus.

For photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Aarhus tour builder website.

Drive from Billund to Aarhus in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in October, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Aarhus

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum ©
Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum
Moesgaard Museum ©
Moesgaard Museum
Botanical Garden and the Greenhouses ©
Botanical Garden and the Greenhouses

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