22 days in Denmark Itinerary

22 days in Denmark Itinerary

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22 days in Denmark Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
+2
Fly + bus + train:  14​h
1
Aarhus
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Lokken
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Esbjerg
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
4
Odense, Funen and Islands
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
5
Roskilde
— 2 nights
train:  30​min
6
Copenhagen
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h
7
Faaborg, Funen and Islands
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Philadelphia

4
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.
Aarhus is known for childrens museums, museums, historic sites, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the sky in a new way at Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum, have some family-friendly fun at Aarhus Board Game Cafe, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helligaandskirken, and admire the landmark architecture of Aarhus Universitet.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Aarhus tour itinerary maker .

Philadelphia, USA to Aarhus is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Philadelphia to Aarhus, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Philadelphia in November: highs in Aarhus hover around 47°F, while lows dip to 36°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Lokken.

Things to do in Aarhus

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites
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Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum ©
Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum
Moesgaard Museum ©
Moesgaard Museum
Den Gamle By ©
Den Gamle By

2
nights
Lokken

Lokken ©
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Lokken Beach, look for gifts at Bolcheriet R, then pause for some serene contemplation at Furreby Church, then visit a coastal fixture at Rubjerg Knude, and finally steep yourself in history at Rubjerg Gamle Kirke. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: view the masterpieces at Galleri Lokken, then examine the collection at Strandfogedgaarden I Rubjerg, then meet the residents at Nordsoen Oceanarium, and finally ponder the design of Fontaene.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Lokken trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Aarhus to Lokken in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. In November, daytime highs in Lokken are 47°F, while nighttime lows are 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Esbjerg.

Things to do in Lokken

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Fontaene, Nordsoen Oceanarium
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Lokken Beach ©
Lokken Beach
Rubjerg Knude ©
Rubjerg Knude
Galleri Lokken ©
Galleri Lokken

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. Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Ribe Vikinge Center, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ribe Domkirke, then view the masterpieces at Ribe Glas ved Erna Moeller, and finally make a trip to Mennesket ved havet. Here are some ideas for day two: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Fisheries- and Maritime Museum and then explore the galleries of Tirpitz.

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Traveling by car from Lokken to Esbjerg takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In November, daytime highs in Esbjerg are 46°F, while nighttime lows are 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Odense.

Things to do in Esbjerg

Museums Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Tirpitz
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Ribe Vikinge Center ©
Ribe Vikinge Center
Ribe Domkirke ©
Ribe Domkirke
Tirpitz ©
Tirpitz

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): explore the galleries of The Danish Railway Museum, examine the collection at H. C. Andersens House, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Odense ZOO, and finally explore the historical opulence of Egeskov Castle. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Odense Cathedral - Sct. Knuds Church, pause for some photo ops at Hans Christian Andersen Statue, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vor Frue Kirke, then admire the striking features of Storebælt, and finally admire the striking features of Fredericia Vold.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Odense road trip app .

You can take a train from Esbjerg to Odense in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In November in Odense, expect temperatures between 46°F during the day and 36°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Roskilde.

Things to do in Odense

Museums Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Fredericia Vold, Storebælt, Vor Frue Kirke
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H. C. Andersens House ©
H. C. Andersens House
Egeskov Castle ©
Egeskov Castle
Vor Frue Kirke ©
Vor Frue Kirke

2
nights
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 19th (Tue), take an in-depth tour of RAGNAROCK - Museet for pop, rock og youth culture, make a trip to L.A. Rings Atelier og Besogscenter, then take a tour of Viking Ship Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Roskilde Domkirke. On the next day, take in the waterfront at Hundested Havn, identify plant and animal life at Boserup Skov, and then appreciate the history behind Roskildekrukkerne.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Roskilde road trip planning website .

Traveling by train from Odense to Roskilde takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 46°F in November, and nighttime lows around 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Roskilde

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Hundested Havn
Find places to stay Nov 18 — 20:
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Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum
Roskilde Domkirke ©
Roskilde Domkirke
L.A. Rings Atelier og Besogscenter ©

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.
Copenhagen is known for theme parks, historic sites, museums, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Nyhavn, step into the grandiose world of Kastellet, admire the local landmark of Gefionspringvandet, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Copenhagen trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Copenhagen is just a stone's throw from Roskilde. November in Copenhagen sees daily highs of 46°F and lows of 38°F at night. On the 25th (Mon), you'll travel to Faaborg.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Historic Sites Tours Museums
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Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
The Little Mermaid (Den Lille Havfrue) ©

3
nights
Faaborg, Funen and Islands

Faaborg ©
Faaborg or Fåborg is an old port town located on Faaborg Fjord in Faaborg-Midtfyn municipality on the island of Funen in Denmark. Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Svanninge Bjerge, explore the world behind art at Faaborg Museum, then take an in-depth tour of The Town Jail Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Klokketaarnet. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at De Japanske Haver, examine the collection at Strojer Samlingen, don't miss a visit to Ymerbroenden, then look for gifts at Konnerup & Co ApS, and finally take an in-depth tour of Elsographical Museum of Drejet.

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Traveling by car from Copenhagen to Faaborg takes 2.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Faaborg are 46°F, while nighttime lows are 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Faaborg

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

De Japanske Haver, Strojer Samlingen
Find places to stay Nov 25 — 28:
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Faaborg Museum ©
Faaborg Museum
Strojer Samlingen ©
Strojer Samlingen
Faaborg Miniby Vaerksted Og Udstilling ©

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