17 days in Denmark Itinerary

17 days in Denmark Itinerary

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17 days in Denmark Itinerary

Start: Paris
+2
Fly + bus + train:  6​h 30​min
1
Aarhus
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Skagen
— 3 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Copenhagen
— 8 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Sydney

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.
Change things up with a short trip to LEGOLAND Billund in Billund (about 1h 10 min away). There's much more to do: look and learn at Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum, appreciate the history behind Vagnende kvinde (Aarhuspigen), stroll around Musikhusparken, and admire the landmark architecture of Aarhus Rådhus.

For maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Aarhus trip maker website .

Paris, France to Aarhus is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from Paris in September, you will find days in Aarhus are a bit cooler (21°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to drive to Skagen.

Things to do in Aarhus

Museums Childrens Museums Theme Parks

Side Trip

LEGOLAND Billund
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Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum ©
Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum
LEGOLAND Billund ©
LEGOLAND Billund
Den Gamle By ©
Den Gamle By

3
nights
Skagen

Skagen ©
Skagen is Denmark's northernmost town and the area surrounding it. Change things up with these side-trips from Skagen: Rubjerg Knude (in Lokken) and Hirtshals (Nordsoen Oceanarium & Hirtshals Fyr). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Grenen, view the masterpieces at Skagen Glaspusteri, delve into the distant past at The sand-covered church, and appreciate the history behind Fontaene.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Skagen using our trip planner.

You can drive from Aarhus to Skagen in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September in Skagen, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Skagen

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Hirtshals, Rubjerg Knude, Fontaene
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Rubjerg Knude ©
Rubjerg Knude
Grenen ©
Grenen
Rabjerg Mile ©
Rabjerg Mile

8
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 theme parks, historic sites, museums, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: try out the rides at Tivoli Gardens, enjoy breathtaking views from Rundetarn, take a stroll through Nyhavn, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Copenhagen road trip site .

Getting from Skagen to Copenhagen by combination of train and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Copenhagen are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Copenhagen

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

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