18 days in Italy & Denmark Itinerary

18 days in Italy & Denmark Itinerary

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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 3 nights
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Store Heddinge, Denmark
— 1 night
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Aeroskobing, Denmark
— 3 nights
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Aarhus, Denmark
— 3 nights
Drive
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Alassio, Italy
— 1 night
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Cinque Terre, Italy
— 2 nights
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Genoa, Italy
— 3 nights
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Copenhagen, Denmark — 3 nights

City of Beautiful Towers

Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Get a sense of the local culture at Nyhavn and National Museum of Denmark. Museum-lovers will appreciate National Gallery of Denmark and Amalienborg Museum. There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Rosenborg Castle, contemplate the long history of Kastellet, admire the masterpieces at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, and take in the views from Circle Bridge.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Copenhagen day trip planner.

London, UK to Copenhagen is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or take a train. Traveling from London to Copenhagen, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, daytime highs in Copenhagen are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to drive to Store Heddinge.
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Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Outdoors
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Store Heddinge, Denmark — 1 night

Store Heddinge is a Danish town in Region Sjælland. On the 7th (Sat), examine the collection at Rodvig Skibsmotormuseum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Stevns Klint Trampesti, and then examine the collection at Stevns Klint.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Store Heddinge travel planner.

You can drive from Copenhagen to Store Heddinge in 1.5 hours. In September in Store Heddinge, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can go by car to Aeroskobing.
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Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Trails
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Aeroskobing, Denmark — 3 nights

Get some historical perspective at Skjoldnaes Fyr and Marstal Kirke. Let the collections at Galleri Rita Lund Malerier and Marstal Sofartsmuseum capture your imagination.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Aeroskobing online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Store Heddinge to Aeroskobing in 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can drive to Aarhus.
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Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Golf
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Aarhus, Denmark — 3 nights

City of Smiles

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 Brabrandstien and Moesgaard Strand will get you outdoors. We've included these beaches for you: Ballehage Strand and Strandbaren. The adventure continues: view the masterpieces at Grisk, identify plant and animal life at Aarslev Engso, play a few rounds at Aarhus Aadal Golf Club, and take a peaceful walk through Moesgard Forrest.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Aarhus attractions planning site.

Traveling by car from Aeroskobing to Aarhus takes 4 hours. In September, daytime highs in Aarhus are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can go by car to Alassio.
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Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Golf
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Alassio, Italy — 1 night

Alassio is a town and comune in the province of Savona situated in the western coast of Liguria, Northern Italy, approximately 80km from the French border.Alassio is known for its natural and scenic views. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Old Bussana (Bussana Vecchia), contemplate the long history of Fortezza del Priamar, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Baia dei Saraceni. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Centro Storico di Albenga, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cattedrale di San Michele Arcangelo, see the interesting displays at Museo dell'Olivo, appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico di Cervo, then don't miss a visit to Muretto di Alassio, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Budello di Alassio.

To find reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Alassio trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Aarhus to Alassio in 17.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Aarhus in September; daily highs in Alassio reach 29°C and lows reach 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Cinque Terre.
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Cinque Terre, Italy — 2 nights

Italian Riviera

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
On the 16th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of San Giovanni Battista, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church, trek along Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, then step into the grandiose world of Castello Doria, and finally get into the urban bustle at Vernazza. On the 17th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along Cinque Terre Trails, appreciate the extensive heritage of Borgo Storico di Corniglia, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia di Fegina.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Cinque Terre tour itinerary site.

You can drive from Alassio to Cinque Terre in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Alassio in September, expect slightly colder with lows of 17°C in Cinque Terre. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Genoa.
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Genoa, Italy — 3 nights

Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cattedrale di San Lorenzo - Duomo di Genova, then don't miss a visit to Via Giuseppe Garibaldi, and then stop by Serravalle Designer Outlet. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Baia del Silenzio, then get to know the fascinating history of Passeggiata Anita Garibaldi a Nervi, and then examine the collection at Galata Museo del Mare.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Genoa day trip planning app.

Getting from Cinque Terre to Genoa by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Cinque Terre in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Genoa, with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Denmark travel guide

4.2
Historic Walking Areas · Gardens · Castles
Known for its old-fashioned charm, Denmark often is referenced as a fairy-tale setting by visitors and locals alike. With quaint cobblestone streets leading the way to art galleries, museums, and historical sights, plus a modern and easily accessible public transportation system, Denmark seamlessly blends its rich history with modern advancements. Be inspired by the works of local legends, including the fairy tales of Hans Christian Andersen, the symphonies of Carli Nielsen, and the astronomy work of Tycho Brahe, then play a bit at amusement parks like Legoland. Visitors often find themselves developing "hygge," the untranslatable Danish trait that encapsulates a sense of coziness and contentment, which is thought to have a great deal of influence on Denmark's standing as one of the happiest nations on the planet.
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Italy travel guide

4.6
Landmarks · Ruins · Beaches
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.
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