8 days in Copenhagen & Aarhus Itinerary

8 days in Copenhagen & Aarhus Itinerary

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Copenhagen — 4 nights

City of Beautiful Towers

Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Copenhagen is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get in on the family fun at Tivoli Gardens, enjoy breathtaking views from Rundetarn, pause for some photo ops at The Little Mermaid, and wander the streets of Christiania.

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

Cairo, Egypt to Copenhagen is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Cairo in December: highs in Copenhagen hover around 7°C, while lows dip to 2°C. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Aarhus.
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Neighborhoods · Theme Parks · Parks · Historic Sites
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Aarhus — 3 nights

City of Smiles

Located on the sea, Aarhus blends a world city with a small-town feel.
Go for a jaunt from Aarhus to Ebeltoft to see Kunsthaandvaerket about 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Den Gamle By, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, admire the landmark architecture of Musikhuset Aarhus, and get great views at Udsigten i Riis Skov.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Aarhus trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Copenhagen to Aarhus takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Aarhus can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.
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Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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