14 days in Denmark Itinerary

14 days in Denmark Itinerary

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Start: New York City
Bus + Fly:  11 h
1
Copenhagen
— 6 nights
Drive:  30 min
2
Roskilde
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Odense, Funen and Islands
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Esbjerg
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Viborg
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Aarhus
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
7
Ebeltoft
— Few hours
Ferry + Drive:  2 h 30 min
8
Copenhagen
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  11 h
End: New York City

6
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.
You've added St. Jacob's Church, Jens Olsen's World Clock, Blocs & Walls, and other attractions to your itinerary. Escape the urban bustle at Kalvebod Fælled and Moelleaaen. Rosenborg Castle and National Museum of Denmark are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: look for gifts at National Gallery of Denmark, explore the world behind art at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, take a stroll through Stroeget, and choose your vessel at GoBoat.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Copenhagen trip itinerary planner.

New York City, USA to Copenhagen is an approximately 11.5- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 6 hours. Traveling from New York City in September, things will get little chillier in Copenhagen: highs are around 21°C and lows about 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to catch the bus to Roskilde.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Shopping Museums Parks

Side Trips

Kronborg, Frederiksborg Castle, Jaegerborg Dyrehave
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Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
National Museum of Denmark ©
National Museum of Denmark
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn

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hours
Roskilde

Roskilde ©
An ancient city from the Viking Age, today Roskilde welcomes a new crowd, especially as host of Roskilde Festival, a popular rock festival in Europe.
On the 29th (Sun), get engrossed in the history at Viking Ship Museum.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Roskilde online travel route planner.

Roskilde is very close to Copenhagen. In September, daytime highs in Roskilde are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sun) to allow time for the train ride to Odense.

Things to do in Roskilde

Museums
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Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum

1
night
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.
On the 29th (Sun), examine the collection at The Funen Village.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Odense route maker site.

Getting from Roskilde to Odense by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. September in Odense sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C at night. On the 30th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Esbjerg.

Things to do in Odense

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Skeby Church
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The Funen Village ©
The Funen Village
Skeby Church ©
Skeby Church

1
night
Esbjerg

Esbjerg ©
Esbjerg is a seaport town and seat of Esbjerg Municipality on the west coast of the Jutland peninsula in southwest Denmark. Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Vadehavscentret.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Esbjerg sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Odense to Esbjerg in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in September, and nighttime lows around 10°C. On the 1st (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Viborg.

Things to do in Esbjerg

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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Vadehavscentret ©
Vadehavscentret
Guldager Kirke ©
Guldager Kirke

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hours
Viborg

Viborg ©
Viborg, a city in central Jutland, Denmark, is the capital of both Viborg municipality and Region Midtjylland. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Viborg Domkirke and then examine the collection at Viborg Museum.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Viborg trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Esbjerg to Viborg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Viborg can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can go by car to Aarhus.

Things to do in Viborg

Museums Historic Sites
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Viborg Museum ©
Viborg Museum
Viborg Domkirke ©
Viborg Domkirke

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): take a stroll around Dokk1 and then examine the collection at Den Gamle By.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Aarhus trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Viborg to Aarhus in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 8°C. On the 3rd (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Ebeltoft.

Things to do in Aarhus

Museums Shopping
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Den Gamle By ©
Den Gamle By
Dokk1 ©
Dokk1
Bazar Vest ©
Bazar Vest

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hours
Ebeltoft

Ebeltoft ©
Ebeltoft is an old port town on the central east coast of Denmark with a population of 7,468 (1 January 2014). Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Glasmuseet Ebeltoft.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Ebeltoft tour planner.

Take a bus from Aarhus to Ebeltoft in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, daytime highs in Ebeltoft are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Ebeltoft

Museums
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Glasmuseet Ebeltoft ©
Glasmuseet Ebeltoft

3
nights
Copenhagen

Copenhagen ©
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Fri): step off the mainland to explore Slotsholmen, then explore the historical opulence of Christiansborg Slot, and then stop by Illums Bolighus.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Copenhagen online trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Ebeltoft to Copenhagen in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Rundetarn ©
Rundetarn
Christiansborg Slot ©
Christiansborg Slot
Amalienborg ©
Amalienborg

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