7 days in Copenhagen, Odense & Aarhus Itinerary

7 days in Copenhagen, Odense & Aarhus Itinerary

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7 days in Copenhagen, Odense & Aarhus Itinerary

Start: Wroclaw
Drive + Fly:  3 h 45 min
1
Copenhagen
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
2
Odense
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Aarhus
— 3 nights
+3
Train + Foot + Fly + Drive:  7 h 45 min
End: Wroclaw

2
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Nyhavn and National Museum of Denmark. Rosenborg Castle and Frederiks Kirke (Marmorkirken) will appeal to history buffs. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Van Dijks Adventure, don't miss a visit to Stroeget, contemplate the long history of Our Saviour's Church, and take in panoramic vistas at Rundetarn.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Copenhagen attractions tool .

Wroclaw, Poland to Copenhagen is an approximately 4-hour combination of car and flight. You can also fly; or drive. In February in Copenhagen, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Odense.

Things to do in Copenhagen

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Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
National Museum of Denmark ©
National Museum of Denmark

1
night
Odense

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 19th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Sct. Hans Church, identify plant and animal life at Afgrunden Ved Vissenbjerg, see the interesting displays at H. C. Andersens House, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Davinde Badesoe, and finally step into the grandiose world of Egeskov Castle.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Odense day trip site .

You can take a train from Copenhagen to Odense in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 4°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can go by car to Aarhus.

Things to do in Odense

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Afgrunden Ved Vissenbjerg ©
Afgrunden Ved Vissenbjerg
Egeskov Castle ©
Egeskov Castle
H. C. Andersens House ©
H. C. Andersens House

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 Moesgaard Museum. Visiting Brabrandstien and Aarhus Aadal Golf Club will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Aarslev Engso, kick back and relax at Moesgaard Strand, get outside with Marselisborg Havn, and hike along Pergolaen ved at the Town Hall.

For other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Aarhus online tour planner .

Drive from Odense to Aarhus in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. February in Aarhus sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Aarhus

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Den Gamle By ©
Den Gamle By
Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum ©
Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum
Moesgaard Museum ©
Moesgaard Museum

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