12 days in Denmark Itinerary

12 days in Denmark Itinerary

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12 days in Denmark Itinerary

Start: Riyadh
Fly + Drive:  12​h 45​min
1
Store Heddinge
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Aarhus
— 1 night
3
Copenhagen
— 8 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Riyadh

1
day
Store Heddinge

Store Heddinge ©
Store Heddinge is a Danish town in Region Sjælland. Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hoejerup Gamle Kirke, then look for all kinds of wild species at Holtug Kridtbrud, then brush up on your military savvy at Cold War Museum Stevnsfort, and finally examine the collection at Stevns Klint.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Store Heddinge route builder .

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Store Heddinge is an approximately 13-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Riyadh to Store Heddinge. In June, Store Heddinge is cooler than Riyadh - with highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Aarhus.

Things to do in Store Heddinge

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Cold War Museum Stevnsfort
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Stevns Klint ©
Stevns Klint
Cold War Museum Stevnsfort ©
Cold War Museum Stevnsfort
Hoejerup Gamle Kirke ©
Hoejerup Gamle 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 (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Vor Frue Kirke, look and learn at Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum, and then see the interesting displays at Den Gamle By.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Aarhus vacation planner .

You can drive from Store Heddinge to Aarhus in 3.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Aarhus can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can catch the train to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Aarhus

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites
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Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum ©
Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum
Den Gamle By ©
Den Gamle By
Vor Frue Kirke ©
Vor Frue Kirke

8
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Amager Strandpark and Copenhagen ZOO. You'll explore and learn at National Gallery of Denmark and Rosenborg Castle. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Copenhagen: Frederiksborg Castle (in Hillerod) and Kronborg (in Helsingoer). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Stroeget, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Visit Carlsberg, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Denmark, and step into the grandiose world of Amalienborg.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Copenhagen trip itinerary builder tool .

Take a train from Aarhus to Copenhagen in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Copenhagen can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Kronborg, Jaegerborg Dyrehave, Frederiksborg Castle
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Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
Stroeget ©
Stroeget

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