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
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Torshavn, Faroe Islands
— 1 night
+2
Fly + Bus + Train:  6​h
3
Aarhus, Denmark
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Odense, Denmark
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Stege, Denmark
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  24​h
End: Yogyakarta, Indonesia

3
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 Amalienborg and Roskilde Domkirke. Step off the beaten path and head to Frederiksborg Castle and Grundtvig Church (Grundtvigs Kirke). Get out of town with these interesting Copenhagen side-trips: Louisiana Museum of Modern Art (in Humlebaek) and Viking Ship Museum (in Roskilde). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Kastellet, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens (Botanisk Have), make a trip to Copenhagen Stock Exchange, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Frederiks Kirke (Marmorkirken).

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Copenhagen itinerary maker site .

Yogyakarta, Indonesia to Copenhagen is an approximately 23-hour flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Yogyakarta to Copenhagen due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Yogyakarta in August, expect Copenhagen to be little chillier, temps between 25°C and 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Torshavn.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Roskilde, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Frederiksborg Castle
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Grundtvig Church (Grundtvigs Kirke) ©
Frederiksborg Castle ©
Frederiksborg Castle
Roskilde Domkirke ©
Roskilde Domkirke

1
night
Torshavn, Faroe Islands

Torshavn ©
Tórshavn is the capital and largest town of the Faroe Islands. Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mariukirkjan, get to know the fascinating history of Tinganes, then contemplate the long history of Skansin Fortress, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hoyvikar Kirkja, and finally look for gifts at Ostrom.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Torshavn trip planner .

Getting from Copenhagen to Torshavn by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Copenhagen to Torshavn is minus 1 hour. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Copenhagen in August; daily highs in Torshavn reach 15°C and lows reach 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Aarhus.

Things to do in Torshavn

Historic Sites Shopping
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Tinganes ©
Tinganes
Skansin Fortress ©
Skansin Fortress
Mariukirkjan ©
Mariukirkjan

2
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.
Jelling Mounds, Runic Stones and Church and Aarhus Domkirke will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Moesgaard Museum and Gniben. Go for a jaunt from Aarhus to Nimtofte to see Djurs Sommerland about 46 minutes away.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Aarhus journey planner .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Torshavn to Aarhus in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of ferry and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Torshavn to Aarhus due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Torshavn in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Aarhus, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Odense.

Things to do in Aarhus

Fun & Games Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): kick back and relax at Bro Strand and then explore the historical opulence of Egeskov Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of The Danish Railway Museum, see the interesting displays at The Funen Village, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vor Frue Kirke.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Odense trip website .

Drive from Aarhus to Odense in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Odense, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Stege.

Things to do in Odense

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Vor Frue Kirke, Bro Strand
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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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nights
Stege, Denmark

Stege ©
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): play a few rounds at Moen Golf Center, then explore the striking landscape at Mons Klint, and then stroll the grounds of Soemarkedyssen. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Nyord Church, then pause for some serene contemplation at Magleby Kirke, then explore the historical opulence of Liselund, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Stege Kirke.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Stege trip planner .

Traveling by car from Odense to Stege takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Odense in August, Stege is a bit warmer at night with lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Stege

Historic Sites Golf Outdoors

Side Trips

Moen, Borre
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Nyord Church ©
Nyord Church
Liselund ©
Liselund
Magleby Kirke ©
Magleby Kirke

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