5 days in Copenhagen Region, Aalborg & Aarhus Itinerary

5 days in Copenhagen Region, Aalborg & Aarhus Itinerary

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Helsingoer
— 1 night
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Drive to Odden, Ferry to Ebeltoft, Drive to Aalborg
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Aalborg
— 1 night
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Aarhus
— 2 nights
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Helsingoer

— 1 night
Home to the castle made famous by Shakespeare's "Hamlet," Helsingoer offers rolling hills and lush forests in the countryside, juxtaposed by the acclaimed art galleries, museums, and cosmopolitan atmosphere of the town center.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): pause for some photo ops at Holger Danske, then step into the grandiose world of Kronborg, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sct. Mariæ Kirke, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Karmeliterklostret.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsingoer online trip itinerary planner.

Wolfsburg, Germany to Helsingoer is an approximately 6-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. In September in Helsingoer, expect temperatures between 65°F during the day and 51°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can fly to Aalborg.

Things to do in Helsingoer

Historic Sites
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Aalborg

— 1 night
Aalborg, is Denmark's fourth biggest city with an urban population of 136.000 (including 22.000 in the twin city Nørresundby 600 meters across the Limfjorden. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): see the interesting displays at Aalborg Forsvars Og Garnisonsmuseum, admire the landmark architecture of Hasseris Kirke, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Budolfi Cathedral, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of the Holy Ghost, and finally contemplate the long history of Jens Bang's Stenhus.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Aalborg trip planning website.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Helsingoer to Aalborg takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in September, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can go by car to Aarhus.

Things to do in Aalborg

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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.
On the 22nd (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Aarhus Domkirke, admire the striking features of Musikhuset Aarhus, then look and learn at Aros Aarhus Kunstmuseum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Vor Frue Kirke. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the lush surroundings at Moesgard Forrest, then admire the landmark architecture of Aarhus Rådhus, and then stroll through Botanical Garden and the Greenhouses.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Aarhus trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Aalborg to Aarhus by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Aarhus can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Aarhus

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
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Copenhagen Region travel guide

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Castles · Art Museums · Specialty Museums
An area filled with cafes, boutiques, and historical buildings, Copenhagen Region houses everything from a charming Old Town to royal palaces and castles. Known as one of the most environmentally friendly regions in the world, the towns and cities here can be easily cycled through, offering visitors a unique way to tour attractions. Indulge in a meal at one of the many highly rated restaurants, which offer local and international cuisine.