16 days in Denmark Itinerary

16 days in Denmark Itinerary

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1
Copenhagen
— 4 nights
2
Esbjerg
— 5 nights
3
Aarhus
— 4 nights
4
Skagen
— 1 night

4
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Nyhavn and National Gallery of Denmark. Museum-lovers will get to explore Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek and National Museum of Denmark. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Stroeget, hunt for treasures at Torvehallerne, get a sense of history and politics at Christiansborg Slot, and look for gifts at Illums Bolighus.

To see more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Copenhagen online holiday planner.

Manila, Philippines to Copenhagen is an approximately 20-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Manila to Copenhagen. Traveling from Manila in December, things will get much colder in Copenhagen: highs are around 7°C and lows about 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can drive to Esbjerg.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
National Museum of Denmark ©
National Museum of Denmark

5
nights
Esbjerg

Esbjerg ©
Esbjerg is a seaport town and seat of Esbjerg Municipality on the west coast of the Jutland peninsula in southwest Denmark. Museum-lovers will appreciate Fisheries- and Maritime Museum and Fano Kunstmuseum. Escape the urban bustle at Blaavand Beach and Vejers Strand. Change things up with these side-trips from Esbjerg: Wadden Sea National Park and World Heritage Site (in Roemoe) and Strandvejen 82 (in Henne Stationsby). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sct. Catharinae Kirke Og Kloster and identify plant and animal life at Marbaek-Omraadet.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Esbjerg trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Copenhagen to Esbjerg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In December, plan for daily highs up to 6°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Aarhus.

Things to do in Esbjerg

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Wadden Sea National Park and World Heritage Site, Blaavand Beach, Strandvejen 82, Mogeltonder Church, Fano Kunstmuseum
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Vejers Strand ©
Vejers Strand
Blaavand Beach ©
Blaavand Beach
Fisheries- and Maritime Museum ©
Fisheries- and Maritime Museum

4
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Porskaer Stenhus and Strandbaren. Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum and Skanderborg Slotskirke are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Aarhus side-trips: Norrestrand (in Horsens) and Asvig Strand (in Juelsminde). Next up on the itinerary: get curious at Moesgaard Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Ega Engso, and examine the collection at Den Gamle By.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Aarhus trip planner.

You can drive from Esbjerg to Aarhus in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. December in Aarhus sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Skagen.

Things to do in Aarhus

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Skanderborg Slotskirke, Norrestrand, Asvig Strand, Porskaer Stenhus
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Strandbaren ©
Strandbaren
Den Gamle By ©
Den Gamle By
Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum ©
Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum

1
night
Skagen

Skagen ©
Skagen is Denmark's northernmost town and the area surrounding it. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Skagen Kirke, don't miss a visit to Grenen, stop by Slagter Munch, then look for gifts at Skagen Ostehus, and finally stop by Town of Skagen.

To find maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Skagen travel planner.

You can drive from Aarhus to Skagen in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Skagen

Shopping · Historic Sites
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Town of Skagen ©
Town of Skagen
Skagen Kirke ©
Skagen Kirke
Skagen Ostehus ©
Skagen Ostehus

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