6 days in Denmark Itinerary

6 days in Denmark Itinerary

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6 days in Denmark Itinerary

Start: Berlin
Fly:  4 h
1
Copenhagen
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
2
Aarhus
— 2 nights
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  5 h 30 min
End: Berlin

3
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.
Nyhavn and Our Saviour's Church will appeal to history buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Rosenborg Castle and Kastellet. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at National Museum of Denmark, pause for some serene contemplation at Frederiks Kirke (Marmorkirken), get impressive views of Van Dijks Adventure, and appreciate the history behind The Little Mermaid.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Copenhagen day trip planning tool .

Berlin, Germany to Copenhagen is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Copenhagen can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Aarhus.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Amager Strandpark ©
Amager Strandpark
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn

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 25th (Tue): kick back and relax at Ballehage Strand, then enjoy the sand and surf at Moesgaard Strand, then steep yourself in history at Old Town in Aarhus, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Vor Frue Kirke. On your second day here, hike along Brabrandstien, look for all kinds of wild species at Aarslev Engso, then delve into the lush surroundings at Moesgard Forrest, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Strandbaren.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Aarhus travel route planning app .

Traveling by car from Copenhagen to Aarhus takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. August in Aarhus sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Aarhus

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Aarslev Engso ©
Aarslev Engso
Old Town in Aarhus ©
Old Town in Aarhus
Brabrandstien ©
Brabrandstien

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