Pick up your Hertz car in Copenhagen and drive to Funen Island and Fåborg, located on the southcoast, via the second-largest suspension span bridge in the world*, measuring just over 11 miles. You can either drive directly to Fåborg and spend the day, or via Odense the hometown of Hans Christian Andersen. His house is now a museum filled with his original works and belongings. Overnight at charming Hvedholm Castle. (Total driving time 3 hours)
Breakfast at your castle. Take a morning stroll through Fåborg before driving northwest along the Funen coast to the peninsula of Jutland. Head north via Vejle Fjord to Skanderborg, for an overnight at Sophiendal Manor. Spend the afternoon exploring the Skanderborg area and nearby Silkeborg.This is a beautiful lake area and it is famous for its scenery. You can enjoy a sailing by steamer on one of the many lakes around or visit some of the excellent museums. (Total driving time 2 hours)
After breakfast, drive to Århus, the second largest city in Denmark, and 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 continue north through central Jutland to Nibe or Brovst located by the Limfjord west of Ålborg. Overnight at either Store Restrup Manor or Kokkedal Castle. (Total driving time 2 hours.)
Enjoy a good breakfast. Drive to Ålborg, the third largest city in Denmark, and spend the day exploring local sights . In the afternoon drive back to Sealand and on to Gilleleje, a cozy harbor town on the northcoast, west of Helsingoer. Overnight at charming Sauntehus Manor.(Total driving time 4-5 hours )
Note! Car ferries are available from Jutland back to Sealand at an additional cost. .
After a good Danish breakfast, drive east to nearby Helsingoer to visit Kronborg Castle also known as Hamlet’s Castle. Continue south along the “gold”coast towards Copenhagen. If you have time we recommend stops along the way at Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in Humlebæk and The Karen Blixen Museum in Rungsted. Tour terminates upon return to Copenhagen. (Total driving time 2 hours )