5 days in Denmark Itinerary

5 days in Denmark Itinerary

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5 days in Denmark Itinerary

Start: Stockholm
Fly:  4​h
1
Copenhagen
— 2 nights
train:  30​min
2
Roskilde
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
3
Odense, Funen and Islands
— 1 night
+2
train + foot + Fly:  8​h
End: Stockholm

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): enjoy breathtaking views from Rundetarn, then look for gifts at Illums Bolighus, then look for gifts at Illum, and finally wander the streets of Christiania. Keep things going the next day: explore the historical opulence of Rosenborg Castle, shop like a local with National Gallery of Denmark, and then take a leisurely stroll along Nyhavn.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Copenhagen online trip builder .

Stockholm, Sweden to Copenhagen is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Copenhagen can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can take a train to Roskilde.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
National Gallery of Denmark ©
National Gallery of Denmark

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 19th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Roskilde Domkirke, take a tour of Viking Ship Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Skt. Laurentii Kirkeruin, and finally pause for some photo ops at Roskildekrukkerne.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Roskilde online trip itinerary builder .

Roskilde is very close to Copenhagen. August in Roskilde sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Odense.

Things to do in Roskilde

Museums Historic Sites
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Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum
Roskilde Domkirke ©
Roskilde Domkirke
Roskildekrukkerne ©
Roskildekrukkerne

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Hans Christian Andersens Childhood Home, see the interesting displays at The Funen Village, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Odense Cathedral - Sct. Knuds Church, and finally explore the historical opulence of Egeskov Castle.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Odense trip itinerary tool .

Getting from Roskilde to Odense by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August in Odense, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. On the 21st (Wed), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Odense

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Hans Christian Andersens Childhood Home ©
Egeskov Castle ©
Egeskov Castle
The Funen Village ©
The Funen Village

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