19 days in Denmark Itinerary

19 days in Denmark Itinerary

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19 days in Denmark Itinerary

Start: Calgary
Fly:  14 h 45 min
1
Copenhagen
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
2
Aero
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Odense, Funen and Islands
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Aarhus
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Billund
— 2 nights
Fly:  14 h 15 min
End: Calgary

5
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: find something for the whole family at Tivoli Gardens, step into the grandiose world of Christiansborg Slot, appreciate the extensive heritage of Nyhavn, and admire the masterpieces at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Copenhagen travel route planning website.

Calgary, Canada to Copenhagen is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Calgary to Copenhagen. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Aero.

Things to do in Copenhagen

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

4
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: head off the coast to Aero Island, play a few rounds at Aero Golf Club, take in the exciting artwork at Galleri Rita Lund Malerier, and take a stroll through AEroskobing Torv.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Aero trip tool.

You can drive from Copenhagen to Aero in 4 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Odense.

Things to do in Aero

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

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): see the interesting displays at H. C. Andersens House, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Odense ZOO, then explore the historical opulence of Egeskov Castle, and finally take an in-depth tour of The Danish Railway Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Trinitatis Church, explore the historical opulence of Koldinghus, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Geografisk Have.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Odense trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Aero to Odense by car takes about 2.5 hours. In August in Odense, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Aarhus.

Things to do in Odense

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Kolding, Trinitatis Church
Highlights from your plan
Koldinghus ©
Koldinghus
Egeskov Castle ©
Egeskov Castle
Trinitatis Church ©
Trinitatis Church

4
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: examine the collection at Den Gamle By, see the sky in a new way at Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum, make a trip to Latin Quarter, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Aarhus Domkirke.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Aarhus trip itinerary maker tool.

Drive from Odense to Aarhus in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Aarhus are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Billund.

Things to do in Aarhus

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Den Gamle By ©
Den Gamle By
Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum ©
Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum
Moesgaard Museum ©
Moesgaard Museum

2
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).
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): find something for the whole family at LEGOLAND Billund and then make a splash at Lalandia. On your second day here, have fun and explore at Teddy Bear Art Museum and then have fun at LEGO House.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Billund vacation website.

You can drive from Aarhus to Billund in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. August in Billund sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Billund

Theme Parks Parks Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
LEGOLAND Billund ©
LEGOLAND Billund
LEGO House ©
LEGO House
Lalandia ©
Lalandia

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