8 days in Denmark Itinerary

8 days in Denmark Itinerary

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Copenhagen
— Few hours
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Skagen
— 3 nights
3
Aarhus
— 1 night
4
Kerteminde
— 3 nights

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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.
On the 13th (Mon), get to know the fascinating history of Grabrodretorv and then contemplate the long history of Holmens Kirke.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Copenhagen tour itinerary maker app.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Copenhagen. July in Copenhagen sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. On the 13th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Skagen.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Historic Sites
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Grabrodretorv ©
Grabrodretorv
Holmens Kirke ©
Holmens Kirke

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Skagen

Skagen ©
Skagen is Denmark's northernmost town and the area surrounding it. On the 14th (Tue), enjoy the sea views from Det Hvide Fyr, see the interesting displays at Skagen Bunkermuseum, explore the world behind art at Anchers Hus, then examine the collection at Skagens Bamsemuseum, then take in panoramic vistas at Vandtaarnet i Skagen, and finally enjoy the sea views from Lighthouse Tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Den Svenske Somandskirke, take in the exciting artwork at Skagen Glaspusteri, examine the collection at Skagen By Og Egnsmuseum, stroll through Flagbakken, then get a new perspective on nature at Naturhistorisk Museum - Skagen Naturcenter, and finally identify plant and animal life at Spirbakke Mile Og Sandmilen.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Skagen trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by flight from Copenhagen to Skagen takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a train. Traveling from Copenhagen in July, you will find days in Skagen are little chillier (22°C), and nights are a bit warmer (18°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can go by car to Aarhus.

Things to do in Skagen

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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Skagens Bamsemuseum ©
Skagens Bamsemuseum
Anchers Hus ©
Anchers Hus
Skagen Bunkermuseum ©
Skagen Bunkermuseum

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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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vor Frue Kirke, engage your brain at Steno Museum, learn more about the world around you at Naturhistorisk Museum, take an in-depth tour of Museum Ovartaci, then get outside with Den Permanente, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Mollestien. Keep things going the next day: delve into the lush surroundings at Moesgard Forrest, explore the historical opulence of Marselisborg Slot, then pause for some serene contemplation at Brabrand Kirke, then admire the landmark architecture of Viby Kirke, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sct. Paul's Church.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Aarhus trip planner.

Getting from Skagen to Aarhus by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Skagen in July since evenings lows in Aarhus dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can drive to Kerteminde.

Things to do in Aarhus

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Mollestien
Mollestien
Naturhistorisk Museum ©
Naturhistorisk Museum
Museum Ovartaci ©
Museum Ovartaci

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Kerteminde

Kerteminde ©
Kerteminde, is a town in central Denmark, located in Kerteminde Municipality on the island of Funen. Explore hidden gems such as Vikingemuseet Ladby and The Town Jail Museum. Get some cultural insight at Johannes Larsen Museet and Svanemollen. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kerteminde: Faaborg (Svanninge Bjerge, Klokketaarnet, &more) and De Japanske Haver (in Broby). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Viby Kirke, observe the fascinating underwater world at Fjord & Baelt, go for a stroll along the water at Kerteminde marina, and get engrossed in the history at Ladbyskibet.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Kerteminde day trip website.

You can drive from Aarhus to Kerteminde in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Kerteminde are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Kerteminde

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Faaborg, Ladbyskibet, De Japanske Haver
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Vikingemuseet Ladby ©
Vikingemuseet Ladby
Johannes Larsen Museet ©
Johannes Larsen Museet
Viby Kirke ©
Viby Kirke

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