14 days in Denmark Itinerary

14 days in Denmark Itinerary

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14 days in Denmark Itinerary

Start: New York City
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:  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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes St. Jacob's Church, Jens Olsen's World Clock, Blocs & Walls, and other attractions you added. Visiting GoBoat and Moelleaaen will get you outdoors. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at National Gallery of Denmark and National Museum of Denmark. The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Rosenborg Castle, look for all kinds of wild species at Kalvebod Fælled, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Frederiks Kirke (Marmorkirken), and make a trip to Stroeget.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Copenhagen online trip itinerary maker .

New York City, USA to Copenhagen is an approximately 11-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from New York City to Copenhagen due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from New York City in September; daily highs in Copenhagen reach 21°C and lows reach 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can take a train to Roskilde.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Shopping Museums Parks

Side Trips

Jaegerborg Dyrehave, Frederiksborg Castle, Kronborg
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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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Viking Ship Museum.

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

Roskilde is just a stone's throw from Copenhagen. In September in Roskilde, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 12°C at night. 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), see the interesting displays at The Funen Village.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Odense day trip planner.

You can take a train from Roskilde to Odense in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in September, and nighttime lows around 10°C. 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 traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Esbjerg trip itinerary planning website .

You can take a train from Odense to Esbjerg in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 10°C. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Viborg.

Things to do in Esbjerg

Wildlife Parks 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): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Viborg Domkirke and then take an in-depth tour of Viborg Museum.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Viborg road trip planning app .

Drive from Esbjerg to Viborg in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October in Viborg, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can drive 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.
On the 2nd (Wed), get into the urban bustle at Dokk1 and then see the interesting displays at Den Gamle By.

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Traveling by car from Viborg to Aarhus takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October in Aarhus, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 8°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 3rd (Thu) before leaving for 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): explore the world behind art at Glasmuseet Ebeltoft.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Ebeltoft day trip planning website .

Take a bus from Aarhus to Ebeltoft in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to 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, ponder the world of politics at Christiansborg Slot, and then stop by Illums Bolighus.

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Do a combination of ferry and car from Ebeltoft to Copenhagen in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Copenhagen

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

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