12 days in Denmark Itinerary

12 days in Denmark Itinerary

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12 days in Denmark Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Copenhagen
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Esbjerg
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Aarhus
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Gudhjem, Bornholm
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Borre, Moen
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Tel Aviv

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like National Gallery of Denmark and H.C. Andersen Statue. Attractions like Nyhavn and Rundetarn make great kid-friendly stops. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Denmark, identify plant and animal life at Kalvebod Fælled, get impressive views of Van Dijks Adventure, and see the interesting displays at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek.

To see maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Copenhagen itinerary planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Copenhagen is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tel Aviv to Copenhagen. Traveling from Tel Aviv in April, things will get much colder in Copenhagen: highs are around 13°C and lows about 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to drive to Esbjerg.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trip

Jaegerborg Dyrehave
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National Gallery of Denmark ©
National Gallery of Denmark
Jaegerborg Dyrehave ©
Jaegerborg Dyrehave
National Museum of Denmark ©
National Museum of Denmark

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. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Koldinghus, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ribe Domkirke, and then identify plant and animal life at Vadehavscentret. On the next day, have fun at LEGO House and then enjoy the sand and surf at Blaavand Beach.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Esbjerg sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Copenhagen to Esbjerg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and bus. April in Esbjerg sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Aarhus.

Things to do in Esbjerg

Parks Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trips

Blaavand Beach, Koldinghus, LEGO House
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LEGO House ©
LEGO House
Blaavand Beach ©
Blaavand Beach
Vadehavscentret ©
Vadehavscentret

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.
On the 16th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Botanical Garden and the Greenhouses, then admire the striking features of Musikhuset Aarhus, then identify plant and animal life at Aarslev Engso, and finally get into the urban bustle at Dokk1. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Fri): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Randers Regnskov and then admire the masterpieces at Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum.

To see traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Aarhus travel app .

You can drive from Esbjerg to Aarhus in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Gudhjem.

Things to do in Aarhus

Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Randers Regnskov
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Aarslev Engso ©
Aarslev Engso
Botanical Garden and the Greenhouses ©
Randers Regnskov ©
Randers Regnskov

1
night
Gudhjem, Bornholm

Gudhjem ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Osterlars Rundkirke, explore the ancient world of Hammershus, then look for all kinds of wild species at Hammerknuden, Slotslyngen, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Helligdomsklipperne V. Bornholms Kunstmuseum Helligdommem.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Gudhjem trip maker site .

Getting from Aarhus to Gudhjem by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. In April, daytime highs in Gudhjem are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Borre.

Things to do in Gudhjem

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hammershus, Hammerknuden, Slotslyngen
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Hammerknuden, Slotslyngen ©
Hammerknuden, Slotslyngen
Hammershus ©
Hammershus

2
nights
Borre, Moen

Borre ©
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Thorsvang - Danmarks Samlermuseum, wander the wide-open spaces of Mon Is, then see the interesting displays at Geo Center Mons Klint, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Mons Klint.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Borre vacation planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Gudhjem to Borre. In April, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Borre

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trips

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

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