Heart of Denmark & Legoland Self-Drive Tour
7 Days-6 Nights, from $1235 per person twin
Daily departures from Copenhagen
(Available all year with some restrictions during holiday periods. Legoland Park is open most days ~ April 01 until October 23, 2019)
Our best selling self-drive family tour combines Copenhagen and 4 nights in cozy Small Danish Inns & Hotels and visiting some of the charming towns and countryside that Denmark is so known for. This along with a moderate driving pace and exciting sights, including an optional visit to the world famous original Legoland Park, makes this a perfect family trip.
Day 01: Copenhagen
Arrival into Copenhagen on own. Pre-tour night in city center four star hotel located close to car rental office. Remainder of day free to explore Copenhagen city or take an optional tour.
Imperial Hotel or similar
Day 02: Copenhagen – Funen Island – Odense
Breakfast at your hotel. Pick up your rental car in Copenhagen and drive to Funen Island and Odense via the second-largest suspension span bridge* in the world measuring just over 11 miles.
This city was the hometown of the world-famous author Hans Christian Andersen and his house is now a museum filled with his original works and belongings. Overnight at a new three star hotel in the city center.
City Hotel Odense or similar (2 hours)
Day 03: Odense – Svendborg – Optional Æroskobing Visit
After a good Danish breakfast, drive south to Svendborg via Egeskov Castle. From Svendborg you can choose to take a daytrip to Æroskobing by ferry.* This little city on the island of Æro has remained almost unchanged since the 17th and 18th centuries, and has been featured in many U.S. travel shows. Late afternoon return to Svendborg by ferry.* Overnight at a charming Danish Inn overlooking the Troense harbor.
Danish Inn-Hotel Troense or similar (1 hour + optional ferry, 1.25 hrs each way)
Day 04: Svendborg – Jutland Peninsula – Billund – Optional Legoland Park Visit
Take a morning stroll through the cozy harbor city of Svendborg before driving west along the Funen coast to the peninsula of Jutland. Head northwest to Billund, home of the world famous Legoland Amusement Park, for overnight at a spectacular local four star hotel. Spend the afternoon at Legoland Park* (entrance fee is not included – open most days ~ March 24 – November 04, 2018), the original park built by the Danish inventor of the Lego bricks.
Hotel Svanen or similar (2 hours)
Day 05: Billund – Silkeborg – Århus
After breakfast, drive north through central Jutland to Silkeborg. This is a beautiful lake area and it is famous for its scenery. You can enjoy an optional 75-minute sailing by steamer on one of the many lakes or just explore some of the excellent museums in the area. Continue to the university city Århus, the second largest city in Denmark, which offers numerous sights and museums.
Overnight at a small Danish city hotel (NOTE ! No extra beds possible at this hotel).
Hotel Oasia or similar (2 hours)
Day 06: Århus – Den Gamle By (Old City) – Sealand – Copenhagen
Spend the day exploring local sights such as ‘Den Gamle By’, the Old City. The Old City is a unique open-air museum that consists of sixty-five old buildings, dating as far back as the 16th century, collected from towns all over Denmark. The museum is now a working city showing life in Denmark in the past centuries. In the afternoon drive to Sealand and on to Copenhagen.
Post-tour night in city center four star hotel. Remainder of day free for some last-minute shopping and/or an optional visit to the famous Tivoli Gardens amusement park, which is located close to your hotel.
Imperial Hotel or similar (3 hours)
NOTE: A car ferry is available from Århus back to Kaundborg on Sealand at an additional cost. Book at www.mols-linien.dk.
Day 07: Depart Copenhagen
After breakfast, check out and your Denmark tour is complete.
NOTE: This tour can be modified to suit your schedule, from 2 nights to however many nights you would like. Contact us!
*Great Belt bridge tolls, ferry cost, and entrance to Legoland Park are not included in price.
- 2 nights (one pre- & one post-tour night) at 4* Imperial Hotel including breakfast/tax/service
- Category B. rental Car (economy/manual) for 5-7 days incl. unl. KM, basic insurance & 25 % vat tax
- 4 nights at Small Danish Inns & Hotels as listed above including breakfast/tax/service
2019 STARTING PRICES | DAILY DEPARTURES ON REQUEST
Departure Dates and Information
| All departures are with a minimum of 2 persons sharing car and in USD. Single supplement applies to hotel rate only; single person with car rental: $2271. Driving times listed for tours are approximate and may vary depending on traffic, weather, and any stops made en route. Departure is a land-only tour. Tour space is not guaranteed until booked and confirmed.
Special child discount! Child discount in extra bed joining 2 parents (1 child under 12 years): $374.
Upgrades available. Upgrade to a larger car or van (and/or automatic transmission). All upgrades quoted upon request.