47 days in Denmark, Germany & Vaxjo Itinerary

47 days in Denmark, Germany & Vaxjo Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe trip itinerary builder

This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

47 days in Denmark, Germany & Vaxjo Itinerary

Start: Berlin, Germany
Fly:  4​h
1
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Vordingborg, Denmark
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Odense, Denmark
— 9 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Soenderborg, Denmark
— 6 nights
Drive:  8​h
5
Vaxjo, Sweden
— 6 nights
Drive:  8​h 30​min
6
Lubeck, Germany
— 6 nights
Train:  45​min
7
Hamburg, Germany
— 7 nights
Train:  1​h 45​min
End: Berlin, Germany

5
nights
Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©
Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Kronborg and Viking Ship Museum. Step off the beaten path and head to Frederiksborg Castle and Borreby Mose. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Copenhagen: Fredensborg Palace (in Fredensborg), Hoejby (Hojby Kirke & Gudmindrup Beach) and Roskilde Cathedral (in Roskilde). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Frederiks Kirke (The Marble Church), look for all kinds of wild species at Tadre Molle, kick back and relax at Nordsjaellands Kattegatkyst, and take in the views from Oresund Bridge.

For ratings and more tourist information, refer to the Copenhagen trip itinerary maker site .

Berlin, Germany to Copenhagen is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can go by car to Vordingborg.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Hoejby, Roskilde, Naturpark Aamosen, Nordsjaellands Kattegatkyst, Memorial Park
Highlights from your plan
Fredensborg Palace ©
Fredensborg Palace
Eskebjerg Vesterlyng ©
Eskebjerg Vesterlyng
Gudmindrup Beach ©
Gudmindrup Beach

5
nights
Vordingborg, Denmark

Vordingborg ©
Vordingborg is an old ferry town in Vordingborg Municipality in Denmark. Get outdoors at Avno Naturcenter and Praestoe. Do some cultural sightseeing at Middelaldercentret and Vesterhavegaarden Vingaard. Get out of town with these interesting Vordingborg side-trips: Maribo (Knuthenborg Safaripark & Maribo Domkirke), Naestved (Vejlo Kirke, Herlufsholm Kirke, & more) and Fuglsang Kunstmuseum (in Toreby). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Fanefjord Church, delve into the distant past at Vordingborg Slots Ruiner, examine the collection at Danmarks Borgcenter, and brush up on your military savvy at Cold War Museum Stevnsfort.

For where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Vordingborg journey maker app .

You can drive from Copenhagen to Vordingborg in 1.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Vordingborg when traveling from Copenhagen in July, with lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Odense.

Things to do in Vordingborg

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Naestved, Maribo, Praestoe, Askeby, Fuglsang Kunstmuseum
Highlights from your plan
Cold War Museum Stevnsfort ©
Cold War Museum Stevnsfort
Vesterhavegaarden Vingaard ©
Vesterhavegaarden Vingaard
Maribo Domkirke ©
Maribo Domkirke

9
nights
Odense, Denmark

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Thuroe Minigolf and Helnaes. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Egeskov Castle and Lindeskov langdysse. Change things up with these side-trips from Odense: Svendborg (Svendborg Idraetscenter, St. Jorgen's Church, & more), Nyborg (Vor Frue Kirke, Holckenhavn Slot, & more) and Broholm Castle (in Gudme). There's still lots to do: take a peaceful walk through Hindsgavl Dyrehave, look for all kinds of wild species at Svanninge Bjerge, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Our Lady, and step into the grandiose world of Erholm Gods.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Odense trip itinerary website .

Drive from Vordingborg to Odense in 2 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Vordingborg in July since evenings lows in Odense dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can go by car to Soenderborg.

Things to do in Odense

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Svendborg, Faaborg, Nyborg, Assens, Bogense
Highlights from your plan
The Funen Village ©
The Funen Village
Johannes Larsen Museet ©
Johannes Larsen Museet

6
nights
Soenderborg, Denmark

Soenderborg ©
We've included these beaches for you: Blaavand Beach and Vejers Strand. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Ribe Domkirke and Ribe Vikinge Center. Venture out of the city with trips to Jelling Mounds, Runic Stones and Church (in Jelling), Koldinghus (in Kolding) and Boersmose Strand (in Oksboel).

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Soenderborg journey planner .

Traveling by car from Odense to Soenderborg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Odense in August since evenings lows in Soenderborg dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Vaxjo.

Things to do in Soenderborg

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Esbjerg, Koldinghus, Blaavand Beach, Skjoldnaes Fyr, Jelling Mounds, Runic Stones and Church
Highlights from your plan
Koldinghus ©
Koldinghus
Vejers Strand ©
Vejers Strand
Ribe Vikinge Center ©
Ribe Vikinge Center

6
nights
Vaxjo, Sweden

Vaxjo ©
Växjö is a city and the seat of Växjö Municipality, Kronoberg County, Sweden. Get some historical perspective at Kristianopels Kyrka and Fredrikskyrkan. Step off the beaten path and head to Smalandet Markaryds Algsafari and Malilla Algpark. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Vaxjo: Naturum Vattenriket (in Kristianstad), IKEA Museum (in Almhult) and Ahus (Revhaken & Tappet havsbad). There's lots more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Marine Museum Karlskrona, look for all kinds of wild species at Eriksberg Wildlife Park, find something for the whole family at Astrid Lindgren's Worlds guest, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Torsas Church.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Vaxjo online trip builder .

Getting from Soenderborg to Vaxjo by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Lubeck.

Things to do in Vaxjo

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Karlskrona, Ahus, IKEA Museum, Hjortahammar gravfalt, Kristianopels Kyrka
Highlights from your plan
Vaxjo Cathedral ©
Vaxjo Cathedral
Smalandet Markaryds Algsafari ©
Smalandet Markaryds Algsafari
Naturum Vattenriket ©
Naturum Vattenriket

6
nights
Lubeck, Germany

Lubeck ©
Lubeck is the only northern German city with a largely intact medieval old town comparable to sites farther south.
Step off the beaten path and head to Warnemunde Beach and Lubeck Altstadt (Lubeck Oldtown). Get some cultural insight at Schwerin Castle (Schweriner Schloss) and Sankt Marien Kirche. Change things up with these side-trips from Lubeck: Schwerin Cathedral (in Schwerin), Ostsee-Strand Von Rerik (in Ostseebad Rerik) and Kirche St. Georgen (in Wismar). And it doesn't end there: step off the mainland to explore Ostseebad Dierhagen, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Marienkirche, kick back and relax at Strand Warnemunde, and see the interesting displays at Holstentor.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Lubeck trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Vaxjo to Lubeck takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In August, daytime highs in Lubeck are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Hamburg.

Things to do in Lubeck

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Rostock, Bad Doberan, Schwerin, Arche Warder - Zentrum fur seltene Nutztierrassen, Ostsee-Strand Von Rerik
Highlights from your plan
Schwerin Cathedral ©
Schwerin Cathedral
Kuhlungsborn Beach ©
Kuhlungsborn Beach
Munster Bad Doberan ©
Munster Bad Doberan

7
nights
Hamburg, Germany

Hamburg ©
As the country's biggest port and one of the busiest in all of Europe, Hamburg has a well-deserved reputation as Germany's Gateway to the World.
Get outdoors at 28Grad Strandbad Wedel and Wildpark Schwarze Berge. Step off the beaten path and head to Church of St. Michael and Familienlagune Perlebucht. Explore Hamburg's surroundings by going to Hankensbuettel (Otter-Zentrum & Otterzentrum Hankensbuttel), Wildpark Lueneburger Heide (in Hanstedt) and Ev.-Luth. Kirche (in Rellingen). There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Historische Altstadt, wander the streets of Aussenalster, walk around Park Planten un Blomen, and explore the world behind art at Museen Boettcherstrasse.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Hamburg day trip planning website .

You can take a train from Lubeck to Hamburg in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August in Hamburg, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Hamburg

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Bremen, Hankensbuettel, Wildpark Schwarze Berge, Familienlagune Perlebucht, 28Grad Strandbad Wedel
Highlights from your plan
Wildpark Schwarze Berge ©
Wildpark Schwarze Berge
Wildpark Lueneburger Heide ©
Wildpark Lueneburger Heide
Familienlagune Perlebucht ©
Familienlagune Perlebucht

Similar Plans

48 days in Copenhagen BY A USER FROM INDIA July, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 60 days in Europe BY A USER FROM SOUTH KOREA August, historic sites, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 60 days in Europe BY A USER FROM SOUTH KOREA August, historic sites, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 31 days in Europe BY A USER FROM KUWAIT August, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Copenhagen & Aalborg BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 1 day in Copenhagen BY A USER FROM BAHRAIN July, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 3 days in Copenhagen BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, teens, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, teens, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 4 days in Hamburg BY A USER FROM GERMANY April, kids, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 4 days in Copenhagen BY A USER FROM NORWAY April, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 4 days in Copenhagen BY A USER FROM NORWAY April, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 4 days in Copenhagen BY A USER FROM NORWAY April, museums, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 2 days in Hamburg BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans