60 days in Denmark Itinerary

60 days in Denmark Itinerary

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60 days in Denmark Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Drive + Fly:  21​h 15​min
1
Copenhagen
— 12 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Store Heddinge
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Aero
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Odense, Funen and Islands
— 8 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Skagen
— 9 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Aarhus
— 12 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Billund
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  23​h
End: Manchester

12
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Copenhagen: Frederiksborg Castle (in Hillerod) and Kronborg (in Helsingoer). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Rosenborg Castle, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, appreciate the extensive heritage of Nyhavn, and take a stroll through Stroeget.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Copenhagen travel route planner .

Manchester, USA to Copenhagen is an approximately 21.5-hour combination of car and flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Manchester to Copenhagen due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Manchester in October, plan for a bit cooler days in Copenhagen, with highs around 55°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can go by car to Store Heddinge.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Frederiksborg Castle, Kronborg
Find places to stay Oct 15 — 27:
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Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
Tivoli Gardens ©
Tivoli Gardens
Rundetarn ©
Rundetarn

6
nights
Store Heddinge

Store Heddinge ©
Store Heddinge is a Danish town in Region Sjælland. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Store Heddinge: Bandholm strand (in Bandholm), Praesto kirke (in Praestoe) and Fjordstien ved Sakskobing (in Sakskoebing). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Stevns Klint, admire the striking features of Nysted Gl. Raadhus Med Klokkespil, tee off at Skovbo Golf Club, and admire the natural beauty at Peter Hansens Have.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Store Heddinge road trip planner.

You can drive from Copenhagen to Store Heddinge in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 54°F in October, and nighttime lows around 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Aero.

Things to do in Store Heddinge

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Koege, Stege, Ringsted, Bandholm strand, Skovbo Golf Club
Find places to stay Oct 27 — Nov 2:
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Stevns Klint ©
Stevns Klint
Rodvig Skibsmotormuseum ©
Rodvig Skibsmotormuseum
Skovbo Golf Club ©
Skovbo Golf Club

5
nights
Aero

Aero ©
Aero is known for nature, museums, historic sites, breweries & distilleries, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Hammerichs Hus, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bregninge Kirke, take a leisurely stroll along Marstal Havn og Marina, and make a trip to AEroskobing Torv.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Aero road trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Store Heddinge to Aero takes 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Odense.

Things to do in Aero

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors
Find places to stay Nov 2 — 7:
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Marstal Kirke ©
Marstal Kirke
Aero Island
Aero Island
Hammerichs Hus
Hammerichs Hus

8
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Odense: Trinitatis Church (in Fredericia), Dyrehaven Ved Haderslev (in Haderslev) and Lyt til marsvin (in Middelfart). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Egeskov Castle, catch some excitement at Odense Skydivingcenter, stroll around Fruens Boge, and try for a hole-in-one at Thuroe Minigolf.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Odense trip itinerary site .

You can drive from Aero to Odense in 2.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 46°F, and evening lows to 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to drive to Skagen.

Things to do in Odense

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Nyborg, Langeland, Soenderborg, Svendborg, Slagelse
Find places to stay Nov 7 — 15:
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Dyrehaven Ved Haderslev ©
Dyrehaven Ved Haderslev
Egeskov Castle ©
Egeskov Castle
Trinitatis Church ©
Trinitatis Church

9
nights
Skagen

Skagen ©
Skagen is Denmark's northernmost town and the area surrounding it. Get out of town with these interesting Skagen side-trips: Saebygaard Skov - Saeby (in Saeby), Lokken (Lokken Beach & Rubjerg Knude) and Lonstrup (Galleri Dorte Visby Og Dorte Visby Keramik & Keramoda). Next up on the itinerary: have some family-friendly fun at Escape Denmark, see the interesting displays at Skagens Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hulsig Kirke, and get a new perspective on nature at Naturhistorisk Museum - Skagen Naturcenter.

To see more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Skagen travel planning app .

You can drive from Odense to Skagen in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 44°F in November, and nighttime lows around 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Aarhus.

Things to do in Skagen

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Frederikshavn, Bindslev, Lonstrup, Lokken, Saebygaard Skov - Saeby
Find places to stay Nov 15 — 24:
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Escape Denmark ©
Escape Denmark
Grenen ©
Grenen
Lokken Beach ©
Lokken Beach

12
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, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum, get to know the fascinating history of Old Town in Aarhus, look for all kinds of wild species at Aarslev Engso, and delve into the lush surroundings at Moesgard Forrest.

Plan my day in Aarhus using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Skagen to Aarhus in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Aarhus are 47°F, while nighttime lows are 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can drive to Billund.

Things to do in Aarhus

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 24 — Dec 6:
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Botanical Garden and the Greenhouses ©
Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum ©
Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum
Den Gamle By ©
Den Gamle By

5
nights
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).
Get out of town with these interesting Billund side-trips: Hoejer (Emmerlev kirke & Graensestenene i Rudbol), Marbaek-Omraadet (in Esbjerg) and Roemoe Daemningen (in Kongsmark). Next up on the itinerary: find something for the whole family at LEGOLAND Billund, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mogeltonder Church, let little ones run wild at LEGO House, and admire the striking features of Gimsinghoved.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Billund trip itinerary maker .

Drive from Aarhus to Billund in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 42°F in December, and nighttime lows around 34°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Billund

Parks Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hoejer, Roemoe Daemningen, Esehusene I Nymindegab, Street Art, Romo Island
Find places to stay Dec 6 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
LEGO House ©
LEGO House
LEGOLAND Billund ©
LEGOLAND Billund
Marbaek-Omraadet ©
Marbaek-Omraadet

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