14 days in Denmark & Faroe Islands Itinerary

14 days in Denmark & Faroe Islands Itinerary

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14 days in Denmark & Faroe Islands Itinerary

Start: Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Fly:  23​h
1
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Vagar Island, Faroe Islands
— 1 night
+3
Drive + Fly + Bus + Train:  4​h 15​min
3
Aarhus, Denmark
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Odense, Denmark
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  26​h
End: Yogyakarta, Indonesia

4
nights
Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©
Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Get outdoors at Amager Strandpark and Svanemoelle Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at Nyhavn and Rosenborg Castle. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Copenhagen: Frederiksborg Castle (in Hillerod), Louisiana Museum of Modern Art (in Humlebaek) and Roskilde (Viking Ship Museum, Roskilde Domkirke, & more). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Amalienborg, pause for some photo ops at The Little Mermaid (Den Lille Havfrue), contemplate the long history of Our Saviour's Church, and take in the pleasant sights at Cirkelbroen.

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Yogyakarta, Indonesia to Copenhagen is an approximately 23-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Yogyakarta to Copenhagen. In August, Copenhagen is slightly colder than Yogyakarta - with highs of 25°C and lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Vagar Island.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Roskilde, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Frederiksborg Castle
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Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
Our Saviour's Church ©
Our Saviour's Church

1
night
Vagar Island, Faroe Islands

Vagar Island ©
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sandavagur Church, take in the dramatic natural features at Trollkonufingur, then admire the sheer force of Mulafossur Waterfall, and finally make a trip to Gasadalur Tunnel.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Vagar Island vacation maker tool .

Traveling by flight from Copenhagen to Vagar Island takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Western European Time (WET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Copenhagen in August: high temperatures in Vagar Island hover around 15°C and lows are around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Aarhus.

Things to do in Vagar Island

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Mulafossur Waterfall ©
Mulafossur Waterfall
Sandavagur Church ©
Sandavagur Church
Gasadalur Tunnel
Gasadalur Tunnel

4
nights
Aarhus, Denmark

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Moesgaard Museum and Jelling Mounds, Runic Stones and Church. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Moesgaard Strand and Strandbaren. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Aarhus: Djurs Sommerland (in Nimtofte) and Koldinghus (in Kolding). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Aarhus Domkirke, steep yourself in history at Old Town in Aarhus, kick back and relax at Ballehage Strand, and take an in-depth tour of Aarhus Vikingemuseet.

To find out how to plan a trip to Aarhus, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Vagar Island to Aarhus takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone difference moving from Western European Time to Central European Time is 1 hour. While traveling from Vagar Island, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Aarhus, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Odense.

Things to do in Aarhus

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Djurs Sommerland, Jelling Mounds, Runic Stones and Church, Koldinghus
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Aarhus Domkirke ©
Aarhus Domkirke
Jelling Mounds, Runic Stones and Church ©
Koldinghus ©
Koldinghus

2
nights
Odense, Denmark

Odense ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Odense ZOO, then step into the grandiose world of Egeskov Castle, and then examine the collection at The Danish Railway Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Tue): take a peaceful walk through Hindsgavl Dyrehave and then see the interesting displays at The Funen Village.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Odense trip builder site .

Traveling by car from Aarhus to Odense takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Odense

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Hindsgavl Dyrehave
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The Danish Railway Museum ©
The Danish Railway Museum
The Funen Village ©
The Funen Village
Egeskov Castle ©
Egeskov Castle

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