7 days in Denmark Itinerary

7 days in Denmark Itinerary

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7 days in Denmark Itinerary

Start: Milan
Fly:  5​h
1
Copenhagen
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
2
Helsingoer
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
3
Roskilde
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
4
Odense, Funen and Islands
— 2 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Milan

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): take in panoramic vistas at Rundetarn.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Copenhagen trip planner.

Milan, Italy to Copenhagen is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Milan in August; daily highs in Copenhagen reach 25°C and lows reach 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can go by car to Helsingoer.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Theme Parks Parks Historic Sites
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Tivoli Gardens ©
Tivoli Gardens
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
The Little Mermaid (Den Lille Havfrue) ©

1
night
Helsingoer

Helsingoer ©
Home to the castle made famous by Shakespeare's "Hamlet," Helsingoer offers rolling hills and lush forests in the countryside, juxtaposed by the acclaimed art galleries, museums, and cosmopolitan atmosphere of the town center.
On the 13th (Tue), learn more about the world around you at Frederiksborg Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at Frederiksborg Slotskirke, then explore the world behind art at Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, and finally take in the waterfront at Helsingor Havn. On the next day, pause for some photo ops at Holger Danske, examine the collection at Kronborg, then examine the collection at M/S Maritime Museum of Denmark, and finally pause for some photo ops at HE - Nordsjaellands Small Havherre.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Helsingoer online journey planner .

You can drive from Copenhagen to Helsingoer in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can go by car to Roskilde.

Things to do in Helsingoer

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Hillerod, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art
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Kronborg ©
Kronborg
Frederiksborg Castle ©
Frederiksborg Castle
Louisiana Museum of Modern Art ©
Louisiana Museum of Modern Art

1
night
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.
For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Roskilde itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Helsingoer to Roskilde takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daytime highs in Roskilde are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. You'll set off for Odense on the 15th (Thu).

Things to do in Roskilde

Parks Museums Outdoors
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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.
Explore Odense's surroundings by going to Valdemars Slot (in Svendborg), Fredericia Vold (in Fredericia) and Vor Frue Kirke (in Nyborg). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Egeskov Castle, see the interesting displays at The Funen Village, contemplate the long history of Hans Christian Andersens Childhood Home, and pause for some serene contemplation at Odense Cathedral - Sct. Knuds Church.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Odense online trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Roskilde to Odense by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Odense

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Valdemars Slot, Fredericia Vold, 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

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