9 days in Denmark Itinerary

9 days in Denmark Itinerary

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9 days in Denmark Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Copenhagen
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Aarhus
— 3 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  6​h
End: Manchester

5
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.
Attractions like Tivoli Gardens and The Little Mermaid make great kid-friendly stops. And it doesn't end there: take in panoramic vistas at Rundetarn, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Copenhagen ZOO, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Denmark, and examine the collection at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Copenhagen road trip planner.

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. May in Copenhagen sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to drive to Aarhus.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Parks Museums Neighborhoods
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Rundetarn ©
Rundetarn
Tivoli Gardens ©
Tivoli Gardens
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn

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.
Attractions like LEGOLAND Billund and Botanical Garden and the Greenhouses make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: see the sky in a new way at Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum, see the interesting displays at Den Gamle By, engage your brain at Moesgaard Museum, and admire the striking features of Aarhus Rådhus.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Aarhus trip itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Copenhagen to Aarhus in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Aarhus

Museums Childrens Museums Theme 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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