8 days in Denmark Itinerary

8 days in Denmark Itinerary

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8 days in Denmark Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  4 h 30 min
1
Copenhagen
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h
2
Aarhus
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  6 h
End: Manchester

4
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.
Kids will enjoy Nyhavn and Tivoli Gardens. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to The Little Mermaid (Den Lille Havfrue), step into the grandiose world of Rosenborg Castle, enjoy breathtaking views from Rundetarn, and contemplate the long history of Kastellet.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Copenhagen trip planning site .

Manchester, UK to Copenhagen is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Manchester to Copenhagen. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Aarhus.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Parks Neighborhoods Theme Parks
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Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
Tivoli Gardens ©
Tivoli Gardens
Rundetarn ©
Rundetarn

3
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like LEGOLAND Billund and Botanical Garden and the Greenhouses. There's still lots to do: look and learn at Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum, engage your brain at Moesgaard Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Strandbaren, and enjoy the sand and surf at Moesgaard Strand.

For more things to do and other tourist information, refer to the Aarhus road trip tool .

Getting from Copenhagen to Aarhus by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Aarhus are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Aarhus

Childrens Museums Museums Parks

Side Trip

LEGOLAND Billund
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Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum ©
Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum
LEGOLAND Billund ©
LEGOLAND Billund
Moesgaard Museum ©
Moesgaard Museum

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