5 days in Copenhagen & Helsingoer Itinerary

5 days in Copenhagen & Helsingoer Itinerary

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5 days in Copenhagen & Helsingoer Itinerary

Start: Copenhagen
1
Copenhagen
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
2
Helsingoer
— 3 nights
Drive:  45 min
End: Copenhagen

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Our Saviour and then try out the rides at Tivoli Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the exhibits of Rosenborg Castle, then explore the historical opulence of Amalienborg, then take in the waterfront at Nyhavn, and finally see the interesting displays at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Copenhagen trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

If you are flying in from India, the closest major airport is Copenhagen Kastrup Airport. In August in Copenhagen, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Parks Theme Parks Historic Sites
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Our Saviour's Church ©
Our Saviour's Church
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle

3
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Gudmindrup Beach as well as Danish Museum of Science and Technology. Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): have fun and explore at Danish Museum of Science and Technology, enjoy the sand and surf at Gudmindrup Beach, then learn more about the world around you at Frederiksborg Castle, then identify plant and animal life at Arboretet, and finally see the interesting displays at M/S Maritime Museum of Denmark. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Troldeskoven, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Frederiksborg Slotskirke, then get engrossed in the history at The Karen Blixen Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Sankt Vincent kirke.

Before you visit Helsingoer, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

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 25°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Helsingoer

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hillerod, Arboretet, The Karen Blixen Museum, Troldeskoven, Gudmindrup Beach
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Kronborg ©
Kronborg
Frederiksborg Castle ©
Frederiksborg Castle
The Karen Blixen Museum ©
The Karen Blixen Museum

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