5 days in Copenhagen, Billund & Aarhus Itinerary

5 days in Copenhagen, Billund & Aarhus Itinerary

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5 days in Copenhagen, Billund & Aarhus Itinerary

Start: Copenhagen
1
Copenhagen
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Billund
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Aarhus
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
End: Copenhagen

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 18th (Sun): take a leisurely stroll along Nyhavn. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Amager Strandpark and then don't miss a visit to St. Alban's Church.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Copenhagen trip planner .

If you are flying in from Lebanon, the closest major airport is Copenhagen Kastrup Airport. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Billund.

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

1
night
Billund

Billund ©
Billund centers around everything LEGGO, as the seat of the internationally renowed company's headquarters (and also home to the Billund airport, built by the LEGGO company).
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grindsted Kirke, examine the collection at Museumsgaarden Karensminde, then pause for some serene contemplation at Nollund Church, then pause for some serene contemplation at Sdr. Omme Kirke, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Filskov Kirke.

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Fly from Copenhagen to Billund in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. August in Billund sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Aarhus.

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Sdr. Omme Kirke ©
Sdr. Omme Kirke
Filskov Kirke ©
Filskov Kirke
Grindsted Kirke ©
Grindsted Kirke

1
night
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 22nd (Thu), contemplate the long history of Lille Torv, contemplate the long history of Vadestedet, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Aarhus Domkirke, and finally wander the streets of Mathilde Fibigers Have.

To find reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Aarhus sightseeing site .

Getting from Billund to Aarhus by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August in Aarhus, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can catch the train back home.

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Aarhus Domkirke ©
Aarhus Domkirke

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