12 days in Denmark Itinerary

12 days in Denmark Itinerary

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12 days in Denmark Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly + Drive:  9​h 45​min
1
Borre, Moen
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Odense, Funen and Islands
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Esbjerg
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Aarhus
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Copenhagen
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Tel Aviv

1
night
Borre, Moen

Borre ©
On the 10th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Thorsvang - Danmarks Samlermuseum, then see the interesting displays at Geo Center Mons Klint, then take in the dramatic natural features at Mons Klint, and finally explore the historical opulence of Liselund.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Borre road trip planner .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Borre is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tel Aviv to Borre. In April, Borre is cooler than Tel Aviv - with highs of 8°C and lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Odense.

Things to do in Borre

Museums Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mons Klint, Thorsvang - Danmarks Samlermuseum
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Thorsvang - Danmarks Samlermuseum ©
Thorsvang - Danmarks Samlermuseum
Mons Klint ©
Mons Klint
Geo Center Mons Klint ©
Geo Center Mons Klint

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): admire the striking features of Kramboden, then see the interesting displays at The Time Collection, then look for all kinds of wild species at Afgrunden Ved Vissenbjerg, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Odense attractions planning site .

Drive from Borre to Odense in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Borre in April, plan for a bit warmer days in Odense, with highs around 13°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Esbjerg.

Things to do in Odense

Shopping Museums Wildlife
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Kramboden ©
Kramboden
Afgrunden Ved Vissenbjerg ©
Afgrunden Ved Vissenbjerg
Room Escape Games

2
nights
Esbjerg

Esbjerg ©
Esbjerg is a seaport town and seat of Esbjerg Municipality on the west coast of the Jutland peninsula in southwest Denmark. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): examine the collection at Esbjerg Museum, Sydvestjyske Museer, delve into the lush surroundings at Noerreskoven, then head outdoors with Hjerting Strand - Esbjerg, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Marbaek-Omraadet. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Mon): examine the collection at Naturudstilling Mando, then stroll through Vesterhavets Barfodspark, then kick back and relax at Vejers Strand, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hjerting Kirke.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Esbjerg day trip app .

You can drive from Odense to Esbjerg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in April, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Aarhus.

Things to do in Esbjerg

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Vesterhavets Barfodspark, Vejers Strand
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Noerreskoven ©
Noerreskoven
Vesterhavets Barfodspark ©
Vesterhavets Barfodspark
Vejers Strand ©
Vejers Strand

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): engage your brain at Botanical Garden and the Greenhouses, look and learn at Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum, then take a stroll around Dokk1, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vor Frue Kirke. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the lush surroundings at Moesgard Forrest and then explore the striking landscape of Nationalpark Mols Bjerge.

For photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Aarhus online trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Esbjerg to Aarhus in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Aarhus are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Aarhus

Parks Nature Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Nationalpark Mols Bjerge
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Nationalpark Mols Bjerge ©
Nationalpark Mols Bjerge
Botanical Garden and the Greenhouses ©
Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum ©
Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum

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.
Attractions like Nyhavn and Tivoli Gardens make great kid-friendly stops. Explore hidden gems such as National Gallery of Denmark and Jaegerborg Dyrehave. Explore Copenhagen's surroundings by going to Stevns Klint (in Store Heddinge) and Frederiksborg Slotskirke (in Hillerod). There's much more to do: test your team's savvy at TIMEQUEST Escape Rooms Copenhagen, have fun and explore at Experimentarium, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Denmark, and take in panoramic vistas at Rundetarn.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Copenhagen trip maker tool .

Drive from Aarhus to Copenhagen in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in April, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Frederiksborg Slotskirke, Experimentarium, Jaegerborg Dyrehave, Stevns Klint
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National Museum of Denmark ©
National Museum of Denmark
Stevns Klint ©
Stevns Klint
Jaegerborg Dyrehave ©
Jaegerborg Dyrehave

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