60 days in Denmark Itinerary

60 days in Denmark Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Minneapolis
Fly:  13 h 30 min
1
Copenhagen
— 11 nights
Fly + Drive:  3 h
2
Allinge, Bornholm
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  3 h 30 min
3
Aalborg
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Nykobing Mors, Morsoe
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Aarhus
— 7 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
Odense, Funen and Islands
— 5 nights
Train:  45 min
7
Slagelse
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h
8
Aero
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
9
Haderslev
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
10
Esbjerg
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  14 h 45 min
End: Minneapolis

11
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Amager Strandpark and Svanemoelle Beach. Museum-lovers will appreciate National Museum of Denmark and Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. Change things up with these side-trips from Copenhagen: Kronborg (in Helsingoer), Nordkystens Cykeludlejning (in Gilleleje) and Hornbaek Beach (in Hornbaek). There's much more to do: visit Christiania, admire the landmark architecture of Amalienborg, step into the grandiose world of Rosenborg Castle, and rejuvenate with a delicious beverage at National Gallery of Denmark.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Copenhagen trip planner.

Minneapolis, USA to Copenhagen is an approximately 13.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 7 hours. Traveling from Minneapolis in March, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 34°F in Copenhagen. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Allinge.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Kronborg, Stevns Klint, Nordkystens Cykeludlejning, Hornbaek Beach
Highlights from your plan
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
National Museum of Denmark ©
National Museum of Denmark

6
nights
Allinge, Bornholm

Allinge ©
Bente Hammer and Art Box are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit Balka Beach and Dueodde Beach for some beach relaxation. Change things up with these side-trips from Allinge: Nexoe (Jans Keramik & Strandmarken Dueodde), Paradisbakkerne (in Svaneke) and Ostermarie (Randkloeve & Ostermarie Kirkeruin).

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Allinge trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Copenhagen to Allinge. In April, daytime highs in Allinge are 48°F, while nighttime lows are 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Aalborg.

Things to do in Allinge

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Sandvig, Gudhjem, Nexoe, Svaneke, Ostermarie
Highlights from your plan
Balka Beach ©
Balka Beach
Dueodde Beach ©
Dueodde Beach
Ostermarie Kirkeruin ©
Ostermarie Kirkeruin

5
nights
Aalborg

Aalborg ©
Aalborg, is Denmark's fourth biggest city with an urban population of 136.000 (including 22.000 in the twin city Nørresundby 600 meters across the Limfjorden. Visit Kandestederne and Hesteskoen for some beach relaxation. Get some cultural insight at Gallery Rodhus Garden and Dronninglund Kirke. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Aalborg: Hadsund Dyrehave (in Hadsund), Golfklubben Hvide Klit (in Albaek) and Fisketrappen (in Bindslev). And it doesn't end there: tee off at Proark Golf Plus Hjarbaek Fjord, take a peaceful walk through Hammer Bakker, kick back and relax at Ertebolle Strand, and stroll through Lokken Beach.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Aalborg trip itinerary planning tool.

Explore your travel options from Allinge to Aalborg with the Route module. April in Aalborg sees daily highs of 52°F and lows of 37°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Nykobing Mors.

Things to do in Aalborg

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Frederikshavn, Proark Golf Plus Hjarbaek Fjord, Hadsund Dyrehave, Ertebolle Strand, Sindal Golf Club
Highlights from your plan
Rebild National Park ©
Rebild National Park
Lokken Beach ©
Lokken Beach
Dronninglund Kirke ©
Dronninglund Kirke

5
nights
Nykobing Mors, Morsoe

Nykobing Mors ©
Relax by the water at Salgerhoej and Agger Beach. Hjerm Kunstgalleri and Mosekonen will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Nykobing Mors: Vorupoer Havn (in Vorupor), Langstedhuller (in Fur) and Bulbjerg (in Freastrup).

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Nykobing Mors trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Aalborg to Nykobing Mors in 2 hours. April in Nykobing Mors sees daily highs of 52°F and lows of 35°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can go by car to Aarhus.

Things to do in Nykobing Mors

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Lemvig, Holstebro Golfklub, Hjerm Kunstgalleri, Husby Klitplantage, Vorupoer Havn
Highlights from your plan
Salgerhoej ©
Salgerhoej
Hjerm Kunstgalleri ©
Hjerm Kunstgalleri
Bulbjerg ©
Bulbjerg

7
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.
Visiting Aarslev Engso and Strandbaren will get you outdoors. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Moesgaard Strand and Ballehage Strand. Explore Aarhus' surroundings by going to Samsoe (Besser Rev & Samso Golf Club), Dollerup bakker (in Viborg) and Kyst- og Fjordcentret (in Oersted). There's still lots to do: hike along Brabrandstien, view the masterpieces at Grisk, play a few rounds at Aarhus Aadal Golf Club, and take a peaceful walk through Moesgard Forrest.

To find more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Aarhus trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Nykobing Mors to Aarhus by car takes about 2 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Aarhus can reach 52°F, while at night they dip to 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to drive to Odense.

Things to do in Aarhus

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Samsoe, Dollerup bakker, Praestbjerg Naturcenter, Kyst- og Fjordcentret
Highlights from your plan
Moesgaard Strand ©
Moesgaard Strand
Den Gamle By ©
Den Gamle By
Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum ©
Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum

5
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.
Get some cultural insight at Helnaes Lighthouse and The Studio Gallery. Escape the urban bustle at Langelands vilde heste and Afgrunden Ved Vissenbjerg. Change things up with these side-trips from Odense: Lindeskov langdysse (in Oerbaek), Svanninge Bjerge (in Faaborg) and Ristinge Klint (in Humble). There's lots more to do: explore by horseback at Davinde Badesoe, explore the historical opulence of Egeskov Castle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Trinitatis Kirke Fredericia, and identify plant and animal life at Bogense Bybaek.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Odense sightseeing planning tool.

Traveling by car from Aarhus to Odense takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 52°F, and evening lows to 35°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Slagelse.

Things to do in Odense

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Fredericia, Langeland, Lindeskov langdysse, Svanninge Bjerge, Tarup-Davinde
Highlights from your plan
Langelands vilde heste ©
Langelands vilde heste
Egeskov Castle ©
Egeskov Castle
Trinitatis Kirke Fredericia ©
Trinitatis Kirke Fredericia

5
nights
Slagelse

Slagelse ©
Slagelse is a small town in Denmark located in west Zealand. Do some cultural sightseeing at Galleri Heike Arndt DK and Buerup Kirke. Visit Gudmindrup Beach and Issehoved for some beach relaxation. Change things up with these side-trips from Slagelse: Naturpark Aamosen (in Store Fuglede), Odsherred Golfklub (in Hoejby) and Eskebjerg Vesterlyng (in Eskebjerg). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Borreby Mose, enjoy the sand and surf at Bandholm strand, hike along Fjordstien ved Sakskobing, and stroll through Kobaek Strand.

To see other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Slagelse itinerary builder website.

Getting from Odense to Slagelse by train takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or drive. In April in Slagelse, expect temperatures between 52°F during the day and 38°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can drive to Aero.

Things to do in Slagelse

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Hoejby, Issehoved, Avno Naturcenter, Buerup Kirke, Enoe Bageri
Highlights from your plan
Gudmindrup Beach ©
Gudmindrup Beach
Galleri Heike Arndt DK ©
Galleri Heike Arndt DK
Eskebjerg Vesterlyng ©
Eskebjerg Vesterlyng

5
nights
Aero

Aero ©
Most visitors remember their trip to Aero by a unique blend of scenery, culture, history, and food.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Galleri Rita Lund Malerier and Skjoldnaes Fyr. Museum-lovers will appreciate Hammerichs Hus and Aero Museum. There's much more to do: play a few rounds at Aero Golf Club, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bregninge Kirke, head off the coast to Aero Island, and visit AEroskobing Torv.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Aero travel planner.

You can drive from Slagelse to Aero in 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can drive to Haderslev.

Things to do in Aero

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Skjoldnaes Fyr ©
Skjoldnaes Fyr
Hammerichs Hus
Hammerichs Hus
Marstal Kirke ©
Marstal Kirke

4
nights
Haderslev

Haderslev ©
Visiting Vedsted So and The promenade will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Haderslev side-trips: Graastenskovene (in Soenderborg), Sikringsstilling Nord - Batteriet Andholm (in Roedekro) and Naturomradet Trillen (in Horuphav).

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Haderslev trip planning tool.

You can drive from Aero to Haderslev in 3 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 61°F, and evening lows to 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Esbjerg.

Things to do in Haderslev

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Soenderborg, Middelfart, Marielundssoen, Tondermarsken, Sikringsstilling Nord - Batteriet Andholm
Highlights from your plan
Dyrehaven Ved Haderslev ©
Dyrehaven Ved Haderslev
Tondermarsken ©
Tondermarsken
Royal Oak Golf Club ©
Royal Oak Golf Club

5
nights
Esbjerg

Esbjerg ©
Esbjerg is a seaport town and seat of Esbjerg Municipality on the west coast of the Jutland peninsula in southwest Denmark. Get a sense of the local culture at Mando and Ribe Glas ved Erna Moeller. Visit Nyso and Soendervig beach for some beach relaxation. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Esbjerg: Houstrup Strand (in Houstrup), Vejers Strand (in Vejers Strand) and Boersmose Strand (in Oksboel). Spend the 18th (Mon) exploring nature at Wadden Sea National Park and World Heritage Site. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Blaavand Beach, play a few rounds at Esbjerg Golf Club, walk around Noerreskoven, and get outside with Hjerting Strand - Esbjerg.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Esbjerg travel route builder.

You can drive from Haderslev to Esbjerg in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 61°F in May, and nighttime lows around 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Esbjerg

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Varde, Blaavand Beach, Houstrup Strand, Vejers Strand, Soendervig beach
Highlights from your plan
Vejers Strand ©
Vejers Strand
Blaavand Beach ©
Blaavand Beach
Soendervig beach ©
Soendervig beach

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