Discovering Denmark: A 14-Day Itinerary For Adventure Lovers

Embark on an epic 14-day adventure in Denmark, where rugged coastlines, stunning nature reserves, and vibrant cities await. Our carefully crafted itinerary is designed for adventure lovers, offering unforgettable experiences from kayaking crystal-clear waters to hiking ancient Viking burial grounds. Get ready to discover Denmark like never before.

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Our private tours typically range from $500 - $1000 per person/per night depending on chosen hotels and room categories, vehicles used, types of tours, flight cost, time of year and other factors. Make an inquiry for a customized trip quote.

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Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Copenhagen

Welcome to Copenhagen, one of Europe's most charming and picturesque cities! After a private transfer to your accommodation, explore the city's top sights. Stroll along the colorful Nyhavn harbor, home to lively cafes and bars, and snap a photo with the iconic Little Mermaid statue. Then, make your way to the historic Amalienborg Palace, the official residence of the Danish royal family. After a day of sightseeing, enjoy a delicious dinner at one of the city's many restaurants featuring fresh seafood and Nordic-inspired cuisine.

Day 2: Copenhagen City Tour

Today, embark on a guided tour of Copenhagen and discover the city's many cultural treasures. Visit the regal Rosenborg Castle, home to the Danish crown jewels and beautiful gardens. Then, head to the fascinating National Museum of Denmark, where you can learn about the country's rich history and culture. For lunch, visit the famous Torvehallerne food market and try some of the delicious local specialties. In the afternoon, explore the trendy neighborhoods of Vesterbro and Nrrebro, known for their lively street art, vintage shops, and diverse cuisine options.

Day 3: Visiting Odense

Hop on a private two-hour ride to Odense, the birthplace of Hans Christian Andersen and one of Denmark's most charming cities. Explore the picturesque old town and visit the Hans Christian Andersen Museum, where you can learn about the life and works of the beloved children's author. For lunch, head to the cozy and quaint cafe Den Fynske Landsby in the open-air museum Funen Village, where you can taste traditional Danish cuisine. Afterward, stroll through the museum's charming gardens and historic buildings and experience life in 19th-century Denmark.

Day 4: South Funen Archipelago Kayaking Tour

Today, set out on a kayaking adventure just 2 hours and thirty minutes away from Odense, the South Funen Archipelago, a stunning chain of islands off the coast of southern Denmark. Paddle through crystal-clear waters and take in the breathtaking views of rugged coastlines, charming fishing villages, and scenic islands. Stop at secluded beaches and enjoy a refreshing swim in the clear blue waters along the way. Enjoy a picnic on one of the archipelago's many picturesque islands for lunch. This kayaking tour is a true adventure and a great way to experience Denmark's natural beauty. Check into a hotel on the Island for dinner and rest.

Day 5: Head to Aarhus

Head to Aarhus (a two-hour private transfer), Denmark's second-largest city and a hub of culture, history, and entertainment. Start your day by visiting the iconic ARoS Aarhus Art Museum, home to a vast collection of contemporary art worldwide. Then, stroll along the city's charming old town and visit the Aarhus Theatre, a historic building hosting various cultural events and performances. Try some of the city's traditional street food for lunch at the popular Aarhus Street Food Market. In the evening, dine at one of the city's many fine restaurants and experience the vibrant nightlife scene.

Day 6: The Rold Skov Trail Hike

Today, travel to Rold Skov Forest for two hours and then hike through the stunning Rold Skov Forest in North Jutland, one of Denmark's largest and most beautiful forests. The Rold Skov Trail is a popular hiking route that takes you through the forest's heart, past beautiful lakes, streams, and waterfalls, and offers stunning views of the surrounding countryside. Along the way, watch for the forest's unique wildlife, including red deer, roe deer, and wild boar. For lunch, enjoy a picnic in the forest and soak up the tranquil atmosphere. This hike is a perfect way to experience Denmark's natural beauty and get some exercise at the same time. For the night, you will settle down in a luxury castle stay experience in the heart of the Rold Skov Forest, offering stunning views of the surrounding nature. 

Day 7: Skagen and Grenen Beach

Today, journey to the northernmost tip of Denmark and immerse yourself in the picturesque town of Skagen. Admire the charming yellow houses, stroll along the quaint streets, and soak in the unique light that has inspired artists for centuries. Take a visit to the Skagens Museum to view some of the incredible artwork that was created here. Then, head to Grenen Beach, where you can stand at the meeting point of two seas - the Skagerrak and the Kattegat. Enjoy the stunning scenery and maybe even dip your toes into the refreshing water. Check into your hotel for dinner and rest. 

Day 8: Sand dune hiking in Rabjerg Mile and Lokken

Today, go on an adventure and hike the stunning Rabjerg Mile sand dune just a short drive from Skagen. The dune is constantly shifting and changing, making it a unique experience each time you visit. Then, head to the charming seaside town of Lokken, where you can stroll along the sandy beach, admire the colorful beach huts and indulge in some delicious seafood at one of the town's many restaurants. Take in the serene atmosphere and enjoy the beauty of the North Sea. Return to your hotel in Skagen for a delicious dinner and rest.

Day 9: Wildlife Safari Experience

Set off on a four-hour private drive to Wadden Sea National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its diverse birdlife and marine mammals. Take a walk through the park's mudflats, sand dunes, and salt marshes, and observe seals, porpoises, and birds in their natural habitat. Keep an eye out for a rare bird species or catch a glimpse of a seal basking in the sun. Spend the night in the safari lodge and enjoy a delicious bonn fire dinner under the stars. 

Day 10: Wadden Sea National Park Continued

Continue exploring the breathtaking Wadden Sea National Park and immerse yourself in the natural beauty of this unique landscape. Take an early morning guided safari tour to learn more about the ecosystem and the animals that inhabit it. After a long day of wildlife spotting and adventure, relax and enjoy a seafood feast at one of the local restaurants for lunch. Head to Aalborg (a two-hour and forty-minute drive) and check into your luxury hotel for the night and dinner. 

Day 11: Aalborg Exploration

Explore the vibrant city of Aalborg and explore its museums, including the Aalborg Historical Museum, which showcases the city's history from the Viking Age to the present day. Visit the iconic Utzon Center, designed by the renowned Danish architect Jorn Utzon. Spend the evening strolling along the Limfjord waterfront and taking in the scenic views. Return to your hotel for dinner. 

Day 12: Visiting Lindholm Hoje

Spend the day exploring the ancient Viking burial ground of Lindholm Hoje, located just outside Aalborg. This unique archaeological site features over 700 graves, and a museum houses artifacts from the Viking Age. Take a guided tour to learn more about the history and culture of the Vikings, or explore the site on your own. In the evening, head back to Aalborg and enjoy a delicious dinner at one of the city's many restaurants.

Day 13: Mon Island and White Cliffs of Mon

Travel to Mon Island (a four-hour scenic drive) and hike through the stunning Mns Klint nature reserve, featuring dramatic white chalk cliffs and stunning coastal views. Take a leisurely stroll along the trails, admire the breathtaking scenery, or swim in clear blue waters. End your day by enjoying a delicious meal at one of the island's many cozy restaurants.

Day 14: Departure

After breakfast, your private guide will transfer you to Copenhagen Airport for a safe departure flight. Remember to cherish all the memories you made on your trip to Denmark, and start planning your next adventure!

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