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Travel inspiration for foreign students. How to get around in Denmark - And what to see when you get there How to get around in Europe - And what to see when you get there. This presentation will give you information on:. www.rejseplanen.dk

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Travel inspiration

for foreign students

this presentation will give you information on
How to get around in Denmark
    • - And what to see when you get there
  • How to get around in Europe
    • - And what to see when you get there

This presentation will give you information on:

planning trips within denmark
www.rejseplanen.dk
  • Journey planner on the internet: Helps you find your way by bus and train, here you can also find timetables and buy tickets

Planning trips within Denmark

bus 888
Usually cheaper than trains
  • Website:
    • http://www.linie888.dk/use-the-bus-it-s-quick-and-affordable
  • Destinations:
    • Copenhagen
    • Hamburg airport
    • Berlin

Bus 888

eurolines bus tours
Eurolines take you to many major cities in Europe
  • Amsterdam (DKK 900-1000)
  • Paris (DKK 1300-1500)
  • Hamburg (DKK 700)
  • Portugal (DKK 2700)

Eurolines bus tours

Look for special offers on the website:www.eurolines-travel.com

trains

Trains

  • DSB (for national trains)
  • www.dsb.dk
    • Here youcan find time tables and buytickets.
    • Information on the website is mostly in Danish, ask at the service desk at the train station for information in English
  • Deutsche Bahn (for international trains)
  • www.bahn.de
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Special student travel card called ”Wildcard” (for students under the age of 26)
    • Price: 185 DKK
    • You need your CPR-no. to order a Wildcard.
    • Apply at the train station (remember your ID)
    • Mon-, Tues-, Weds-, Thus- & Saturday you save 50% on train tickets
    • Friday & Sunday you save 25% on train tickets
  • It is worth buying a Wildcard even for just one return trip from Aarhus to Copenhagen

Trains

ferries
StenaLine - www.stenaline.dk (only in Danish)
  • Prices:
    • Frederikshavn – Oslo from around DKK 600
    • Ferry: DKK 380 returnwithoutcar (app. 8 hours) + returntrainticket Aarhus-Frederikshavn DKK 225
    • (without Wildcard)

Ferries

airports and flight companies
Aarhus Airport (also called Tirstrup) www.aar.dk
    • Ryanair destinations from Tirstrup:
      • Alicante, Barcelona, Girona, London, Malaga & Oslo
    • Other companies flying from Tirstrup:
      • SAS, British Airways, Cimber Sterling…
  • Billund Airport www.billund-airport.dk
  • Ryanair destinations from Billund:
    • Rome, Edinburgh, Pisa, Milan, Alicante, Madrid, Valencia, Dublin,
    • London, Birmingham & Barcelona
  • Examples of other companies flying from Billund:
    • Cimber Sterling (Oslo, Stockholm, London, Malaga, Rome, Nice)
    • British Airways (Paris)

Airports and flight companies

airports and travel sites
Copenhagen Airport (alsocalled Kastrup)
    • www.cph.dk
    • Lots of options… 
  • For cheapflights, check out:
    • www.expedia.com
    • www.momondo.dk

Airports and travel sites

car rental
Europcar: www.europcar.com

Avis: www.avis.dk

Sixt: www.sixt.dk

Hertz: www.hertzdk.dk

Car rental

car rental in aarhus
www.europcar.com
  • Address: Sønder Alle 35 8000  Aarhus
  • Phone number: +45 89 33 11 11
  • Prices: 3 days from € 400 (5 people) to € 600 (7 people)

Car rental in Aarhus

DO NOT SHOW YOUR CPR-CARD, BUT YOUR ID-CARD FROM YOUR HOME COUNTRY AND ASK FOR A SPECIAL OFFER FOR FOREIGNERS

what to see in denmark
Copenhagen
  • Skagen
  • Vesterhavet – The West Coast
  • Randers Rainforest
  • Legoland
  • Jomfru Anegade in Aalborg
    • Ultimate party street
    • Carnival on the 29th of May
  • Odense – H.C. Andersen & Zoo
  • Djurs Sommerland
  • Mols Bjerge National Park e.g. on the back of Islandic horses

www.visitdenmark.dk

What to see in Denmark

copenhagen
www.visitcopenhagen.dk
  • Tivoli (www.tivoli.dk)
  • The Little Mermaid
  • Nyhavn (small harbour area with cafées)
  • Carlsberg Brewery (www.visitcarlsberg.dk)
  • Strøget – shopping, shopping, shopping!
  • Canal boat tour (www.canaltours.com)
  • Amalienborg (where the Queen of Denmark lives)

Copenhagen

skagen
Famous for itsyellow houses
  • Grenen - where the twoseas Kattegat and Skagerakmeet
  • Råbjerg Mile (sand dunes)
  • Skagen Harbor
  • Skagen Museum (art gallery)

Skagen

  • www.skagen.net
  • www.skagen-guide.dk
odense
The home of H.C Andersen
  • The H.C. Andersen Garden
  • Odense Zoo (www.odensezoo.dk)
  • Kunsthallen Brandts (modern art gallery)
  • St. Knuds Cathedral
  • www.visitodense.dk

Odense

djursland
Djursland is located on ”the nose” of Jutland and offers a variety of attractions:
  • Djurs Sommerland (amusement park)
    • Buy a combi-ticket at the bus station which covers both
    • transportation to and from the amusemant park and the
    • entrance for only DKK 235.
    • http://djurssommerland.dk/djurs-sommerland.html?L=1
  • Mols Bjerge - The national park
    • A fantastic way to see the national park is on the back of
    • an Islandic horse. Both for experienced riders and
    • beginners – so even if you have never been riding is should
    • not stop you! DKK 260 for appr. 2 hours.
    • Contact information: [email protected]
  • For more information on Djursland and what to see:
  • www.visitdjursland.dk

Djursland

border shopping
Germany has a muchlowertaxratethanDenmark, so youcan
  • spend a lotofmoney on especiallyfoodandalcoholbydrivingto
  • the German border.
  • Check out:
    • www.graensehandel.dk
    • Somestoresarespecialized in sellingto Danes, andhereyoucanbuycansofsodaandbeerwithoutpayingdeposit (asit must be an exportcertified item):
      • Fleggaard
      • Calle
      • Otto Duborg
      • Poetzsch
  • Rememberto bring yourpassportand CPR-card (avoidpayingdeposit on cans)
  • DistanceAarhus-Flensburg: 190 km

Border shopping

accommodation
Youcan find accommodationon following websites:
  • Denmark:
    • www.visitdenmark.com
  • Denmark and Europe:
    • www.hostels.com
    • www.hostelworld.com

Accommodation

stockholm
Bus (line888) or train from Århus to Copenhagen and by plane to
  • Stockholm (SAS: www.sas.dk )
  • Links to accommodation:
    • www.rygerfjord.se/english/price.html
    • www.cityhostel.se/default_en.asp
  • Inspiration on what to see in Stockholm:
    • The Royal Palace
    • City Hall
    • The Stockholm Museum of Modern Art
    • Tivoli Gröna Lund
    • Aquaria Watermuseum
    • The Old Town (charming, old part of Stockholm)
  • For more inspiration check out: www.visit-stockholm.com

Stockholm

london
Ryan Air offers cheap tickets from Aarhus to London (Stansted)
  • How to get there:
    • Take the airport bus to Aarhus Airport (Tirstrup)
    • Price: DKK 90 in cash
    • See time tables at: http://www.aar.dk/default.asp?id=83
    • Once you arrive at Stansted Airport you can take either the train
    • (appr. 1 hour ride) or the bus (appr. 1½-2 hours) to London
    • (Liverpool station).
    • Tickets can be bought before leaving Denmark, on the plane or
    • when arriving in Stansted.
  • Prices:
    • If you are lucky, you can get a return ticket from around 500 DKK
  • www.ryanair.com

London

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Must-sees in London:
  • Big Ben
  • Oxford Street, Regent Street etc. – SHOPPING!
  • House of Parliament
  • Tower Bridge
  • Buckingham Palace
  • London Eye
  • Madam Tussaud’s (wax museum)
  • Musicals
    • Buy (sometimes cheap) tickets at Leicester Square. But be there
    • early to get the best seats.
  • Tickets for many of the events can be bought online before leaving
  • Denmark - this will save you valuable time when getting to the attraction.
  • Student discount on many attractions and in many shops, so don´t forget
  • your student ID
  • www.londonnet.co.uk

London

barcelona
How to get there:
  • By plane from Tirstrup or Billund Airport
  • To go to the airport, take the airport bus from Aarhus:
    • To Tirstrup airport – DKK 90
    • To Billund airport – DKK 180
    • Time table for the shuttle bus going to Billund: www.billund-airport.dk/Rejseinfo/Til_og_fra_lufthavnen/Lufthavnsbusser/Aarhus_Lufthavnsbus.aspx
  • Prices for plane tickets to Barcelona:
    • Return tickets from around DKK 700

Barcelona

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What to see in Barcelona:
  • Cathedral de la Santa Creu
  • Sagrada Familia (Church)
  • Barcelona FC Museum (a must see for football fans)
  • Montjuic’s Magic fountain
  • Picasso Museum
  • Poble Español (market place + shopping)
  • Dali museum
  • Park Guell
  • Check out the following links for inspiration:
    • www.barcelona-tourist-guide.com
    • www.barcelonasightseeing.net

Barcelona

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