12 days in Jutland & Odense Itinerary

12 days in Jutland & Odense Itinerary

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Fly to Billund Airport, Drive to Esbjerg
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Esbjerg
— 1 night
Drive
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Odense
— 5 nights
Drive
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Samsoe
— 1 night
Drive
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Lokken
— 2 nights
Drive
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Aarhus
— 2 nights
Fly

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Esbjerg

— 1 night
Esbjerg is a seaport town and seat of Esbjerg Municipality on the west coast of the Jutland peninsula in southwest Denmark. On the 20th (Tue), contemplate the long history of Ribe Vikinge Center and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Fisheries- and Maritime Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: visit a coastal fixture at Blaavandshuk Fyr, then enjoy the sand and surf at Blaavand Beach, and then kick back and relax at Vejers Strand.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Esbjerg trip website.

Stavanger, Norway to Esbjerg is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. In July in Esbjerg, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Odense.

Things to do in Esbjerg

Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 20 — 21:

Odense

— 5 nights

Odin's Shrine

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 explore the less-touristy side of things at The Funen Village and Madsby Parken. Bring the kids along to The Danish Railway Museum and Munke Mose Gardens. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Odense: Naturama (in Svendborg), Fyns Hoved (in Martofte) and Broholm Castle (in Gudme). The adventure continues: have fun and explore at Arresten, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Terrariet, examine the collection at Johannes Larsen Museet, and look for all kinds of wild species at Svanninge Bjerge.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Odense trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Esbjerg to Odense in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Odense, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to drive to Samsoe.

Things to do in Odense

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 21 — 26:

Samsoe

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): stroll through Issehoved, then get outside with Samsoe Labyrinten, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Falkecenter Samso.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Samsoe trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Odense to Samsoe by car takes about 3.5 hours. In July in Samsoe, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Lokken.

Things to do in Samsoe

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 27:

Lokken

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): stop by Bolcheriet R, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lokken Beach, then experience rural life at Skallerup Klit Ridecenter, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Rubjerg Knude. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Bunkermuseet Hirtshals, enjoy the sea views from Hirtshals Fyr, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Eagle World.

For maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Lokken online route planner.

Drive from Samsoe to Lokken in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. July in Lokken sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Aarhus.

Things to do in Lokken

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 27 — 29:

Aarhus

— 2 nights

City of Smiles

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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): take an exotic tour of Ree Park Safari, take a tour of Fregatten Jylland, and then get to know the resident critters at Scandinavian Wildlife Park. On the 31st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll around Dokk1, then walk around Marselisborg Deer Park, and then get curious at Botanical Garden and the Greenhouses.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Aarhus trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Lokken to Aarhus takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Aarhus can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Aarhus

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Childrens Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 29 — 31:

Jutland travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Theme Parks · Landmarks
Go windsurfing and cycling on the beaches along the coastline of Jutland, known for its recreational attractions and fierce winds. Visit amusement parks, like the one featuring the world's largest Lego model, tour art and history museums, and meander among the massive carved runestones from the 10th century. Home to the nation's oldest and youngest towns, the region offers a full range of historical sights spanning from Denmark's origins to present day. Continue your journey and visit other tourist attractions using the ferries that will take you to other islands and traditional villages.