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
— 2 nights
+3
Drive + Fly + Bus + Train:  4​h 15​min
3
Aarhus, Denmark
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Store Heddinge, Denmark
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  23​h 30​min
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Nyhavn and Rosenborg Castle. Amalienborg and Our Saviour's Church will appeal to history buffs. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Svanemoelle Beach, find something for the whole family at Tivoli Gardens, tour the pleasant surroundings at Amager Strandpark, and get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Denmark.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Copenhagen trip itinerary planner.

Yogyakarta, Indonesia to Copenhagen is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Yogyakarta to Copenhagen is minus 6 hours. In August, Copenhagen is little chillier than Yogyakarta - with highs of 25°C and lows of 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Vagar Island.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Parks Outdoors Neighborhoods
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Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
Stroeget ©
Stroeget

2
nights
Vagar Island, Faroe Islands

Vagar Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Trollkonufingur, then explore the activities along Lake Leitisvatn, and then admire the sheer force of Mulafossur Waterfall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Vestmanna Bird Cliffs, pause for some serene contemplation at Kirkjubour Cathedral, then make a trip to Torshavn Cathedral, and finally expand your understanding of the military at Skansin Fortress.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Vagar Island visit planner.

Fly from Copenhagen to Vagar Island in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Copenhagen to Vagar Island due to the time zone difference. In August, Vagar Island is a bit cooler than Copenhagen - with highs of 15°C and lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Aarhus.

Things to do in Vagar Island

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Torshavn, Vestmanna Bird Cliffs, Kirkjubour Cathedral
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Mulafossur Waterfall ©
Mulafossur Waterfall
Kirkjubour Cathedral ©
Kirkjubour Cathedral
Torshavn Cathedral ©
Torshavn Cathedral

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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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Moesgaard Strand and Ballehage Strand. Get in touch with nature at Strandbaren and Moesgard Forrest. And it doesn't end there: trek along Brabrandstien, get to know the fascinating history of Old Town in Aarhus, head outdoors with Marselisborg Havn, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tranbjerg Kirke.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Aarhus travel planning site .

Getting from Vagar Island to Aarhus by combination of flight and train takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of ferry and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Vagar Island to Aarhus. While traveling from Vagar Island, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Aarhus, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Store Heddinge.

Things to do in Aarhus

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Moesgaard Strand ©
Moesgaard Strand
Old Town in Aarhus ©
Old Town in Aarhus
Tranbjerg Kirke ©
Tranbjerg Kirke

1
night
Store Heddinge, Denmark

Store Heddinge ©
Store Heddinge is a Danish town in Region Sjælland. On the 13th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Stranden ved Flagstangen, identify plant and animal life at Holtug Kridtbrud, and then examine the collection at Stevns Klint.

Make your Store Heddinge itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Aarhus to Store Heddinge takes 3.5 hours. August in Store Heddinge sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Store Heddinge

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Stranden ved Flagstangen
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Stevns Klint ©
Stevns Klint
Holtug Kridtbrud ©
Holtug Kridtbrud

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