21 days in Denmark Itinerary

21 days in Denmark Itinerary

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Start: Rome
Fly + Drive:  8 h
1
Moen
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Odense, Funen and Islands
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Esbjerg
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Aarhus
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Thisted
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Lokken
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Skagen
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5 h
8
Akirkeby, Bornholm
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  3 h
9
Copenhagen
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
End: Rome

2
nights
Moen

Moen ©
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): explore the different monuments and memorials at Soemarkedyssen. On the 11th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Keldby Church, explore the striking landscape at Mons Klint, and then see the interesting displays at Geo Center Mons Klint.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Moen trip maker app.

Rome, Italy to Moen is an approximately 8- hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Rome in August, expect nights in Moen to be little chillier, around 18°C, while days are colder, around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can drive to Odense.

Things to do in Moen

Museums Fun & Games Parks

Side Trips

Middelaldercentret, Fanefjord Church
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Mons Klint ©
Mons Klint
Geo Center Mons Klint ©
Geo Center Mons Klint
Middelaldercentret ©
Middelaldercentret

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): examine the collection at H. C. Andersens House, learn more about the world around you at Naturama, then step into the grandiose world of Egeskov Castle, and finally explore the engaging exhibits at The Town Jail Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Johannes Larsen Museet, examine the collection at Vikingemuseet Ladby, and then admire the masterpieces at CLAY Museum of Ceramic Art Denmark.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Odense trip planner.

You can drive from Moen to Odense in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect little chillier evenings in Odense when traveling from Moen in August, with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Esbjerg.

Things to do in Odense

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kerteminde, The Town Jail Museum, CLAY Museum of Ceramic Art Denmark, Naturama
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Naturama ©
Naturama
Johannes Larsen Museet ©
Johannes Larsen Museet
CLAY Museum of Ceramic Art Denmark ©
CLAY Museum of Ceramic Art Denmark

2
nights
Esbjerg

Esbjerg ©
Esbjerg is a seaport town and seat of Esbjerg Municipality on the west coast of the Jutland peninsula in southwest Denmark. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Ribe Vikinge Center and then don't miss a visit to Stormflodssojlen ved Vester Vedsted. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Ribe Glas ved Erna Moeller, admire the landmark architecture of Ribe Domkirke, and then stroll through Vejers Strand.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Esbjerg day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Odense to Esbjerg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can drive to Aarhus.

Things to do in Esbjerg

Historic Sites Museums Beaches

Side Trip

Vejers Strand
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Ribe Vikinge Center ©
Ribe Vikinge Center
Ribe Domkirke
Ribe Domkirke
Vejers Strand ©
Vejers Strand

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Den Gamle By and Botanical Garden and the Greenhouses. Your inner history buff will appreciate Aarhus Domkirke and Old Town in Aarhus. Get out of town with these interesting Aarhus side-trips: Scandinavian Wildlife Park (in Kolind), Sletterhage Fyr (in Knebel) and Molslaboratoriet (in Femmoeller). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum, appreciate the history behind Granny's Knot, and make a trip to Latin Quarter.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Aarhus trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Esbjerg to Aarhus takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Aarhus can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can go by car to Thisted.

Things to do in Aarhus

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Scandinavian Wildlife Park, Molslaboratoriet, Sletterhage Fyr
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Den Gamle By ©
Den Gamle By
Aarhus Domkirke ©
Aarhus Domkirke
Botanical Garden and the Greenhouses ©
Botanical Garden and the Greenhouses

2
nights
Thisted

Thisted ©
Thisted is a town in Thisted municipality of Region Nordjylland, in Denmark. Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Vorupor Kirke, view the masterpieces at Gaarden Klitmoller, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hansted Kirke, then see the interesting displays at Bunkermuseum Hanstholm, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Galleri Salshus. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Vorupoer Havn, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lodbjerg Kirke, and then trek along Salgerhoej.

For reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Thisted day trip planning site.

You can drive from Aarhus to Thisted in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Lokken.

Things to do in Thisted

Parks Trails Beaches

Side Trip

Salgerhoej
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Bunkermuseum Hanstholm ©
Bunkermuseum Hanstholm
Salgerhoej ©
Salgerhoej
Lodbjerg Kirke ©
Lodbjerg Kirke

2
nights
Lokken

Lokken ©
On the 22nd (Thu), look for gifts at Bolcheriet R, take in the exciting artwork at Galleri Lokken, then pause for some serene contemplation at Maarup Kirke, and finally stroll through Lokken Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: get a taste of the local shopping with Keramoda, then enjoy the sea views from Rubjerg Knude, then view the masterpieces at Gallery Rodhus Garden, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museum For Papirkunst.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Lokken trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Thisted to Lokken in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Lokken sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Skagen.

Things to do in Lokken

Museums Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Lonstrup, Gallery Rodhus Garden, Museum For Papirkunst
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Lokken Beach ©
Lokken Beach
Rubjerg Knude ©
Rubjerg Knude
Maarup Kirke ©
Maarup Kirke

2
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Skagen

Skagen ©
Skagen is Denmark's northernmost town and the area surrounding it. Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): examine the collection at Skagens Bamsemuseum, then see the interesting displays at Skagen By Og Egnsmuseum, and then learn more about the world around you at Naturhistorisk Museum - Skagen Naturcenter. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Den Svenske Somandskirke, don't miss a visit to BolcherietR - Skagen, then view the masterpieces at Galleri Bo, then admire the masterpieces at Skagens Museum, and finally explore the ancient world of The sand-covered church.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Skagen itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Lokken to Skagen in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Skagen are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to Akirkeby.

Things to do in Skagen

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Skagens Museum ©
Skagens Museum
Naturhistorisk Museum - Skagen Naturcenter ©
Naturhistorisk Museum - Skagen Naturcenter
Skagen By Og Egnsmuseum ©
Skagen By Og Egnsmuseum

1
night
Akirkeby, Bornholm

Akirkeby ©
Aakirkeby or Åkirkeby is a town in Denmark with a population of 2,052 (1 January 2015). Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Bornholms Automobilmuseum, then kick back and relax at Balka Beach, then kick back and relax at Dueodde Beach, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Aa Kirke.

To find out how to plan a trip to Akirkeby, use our trip itinerary maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Skagen to Akirkeby. In August, daytime highs in Akirkeby are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Akirkeby

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Dueodde Beach, Balka Beach
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Dueodde Beach ©
Dueodde Beach
Balka Beach ©
Balka Beach
Bornholms Automobilmuseum ©
Bornholms Automobilmuseum

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.
Popular historic sites such as Nyhavn and Christiansborg Slot are in your itinerary. Step out of the city life by going to Amager Strandpark and Stevns Klint. And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Rosenborg Castle, make a trip to St. Alban's Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Frederiks Kirke (Marmorkirken), and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Our Saviour's Church.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Copenhagen trip itinerary planning website.

Explore your travel options from Akirkeby to Copenhagen with the Route module. In August in Copenhagen, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Stevns Klint
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Stevns Klint ©
Stevns Klint
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn

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