5 days in Copenhagen, Billund & Aarhus Itinerary

5 days in Copenhagen, Billund & Aarhus Itinerary

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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.
On the 18th (Sun), appreciate the extensive heritage of Nyhavn. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Amager Strandpark and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Alban's Church.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Copenhagen online sightseeing planner.

If you are flying in from Lebanon, the closest major aiport is Copenhagen Kastrup Airport. In August, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Billund.

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
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).
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Grindsted Kirke, examine the collection at Museumsgaarden Karensminde, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Nollund Church, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Sdr. Omme Kirke, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Filskov Kirke.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Billund trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Copenhagen to Billund takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Aarhus.

Things to do in Billund

Historic Sites Museums
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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), take a stroll through Lille Torv, wander the streets of Vadestedet, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Aarhus Domkirke, and finally wander the streets of Mathilde Fibigers Have.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Aarhus trip builder.

Traveling by car from Billund to Aarhus takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Aarhus

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Aarhus Domkirke ©
Aarhus Domkirke
Vadestedet ©
Vadestedet

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