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Denmark Travel Wiki

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Find general travel information, guides and “good to know”. Find the cheapest flights and best hotels offers in one click multi search engine - just click a city and discover the best of the country.

Travel to Denmark

If you’re looking for an adventure that is luxurious, relaxed, and one of the most amazing experiences you’ve ever had, then you’re ready to visit Denmark. Some of the world’s move liveable cities are here just waiting for you to visit. Beaches, fjords, and numerous parks offer an adventure lover everything they could every want.

There are a great many fascinating countries in northern Europe, each of them offering tourists the chance to find out more about this fascinating region and to soak up some of the highly impressive culture. One of the most popular is Denmark, a nation which offers a pleasing combination of mainland Europe and Scandinavia.

From the captivating city of Copenhagen, one of the most iconic capitals on the continent, to a terrific selection of peaceful rural destinations, Denmark offers something to suit all tastes. If you’ve never been to this wonderful country before; you really are in for a pleasant surprise.

Most visitors to Denmark opt to stay in the nation’s beautiful capital. Copenhagen is located in the east of the country and it’s one of the most popular city break destinations in Europe. It’s the perfect place for anyone who wants to explore, but it’s important to realise there are several more locations which offer ideal bases.

Some other great places to stay in Denmark include: Aalborg, a pretty university city in the north, and Esbjerg, a port on the western coast of the Jutland Peninsula. Odense is also a good choice, partly because it’s home to a number of charming old world buildings.

Denmark is more than just about amazing vistas. The food culture within this nation is also at the top of its class. It begins with a visit to Noma, which is rated as the best restaurant in the world. If that’s not in your budget, then there are fantastic street options available in even the smaller communities. Don’t forget to try some of the great Danish classics like meatballs with apple and celery in a spicy curry for a memorable sandwich.

Denmark also brings history alive with every footstep. Whether you’re walking down the streets of Copenhagen or you’re out visiting one of the nation’s stunning castles, there is something to discover around every fjord. You can even choose to stay at an authentic Viking camp if you prefer.

When you’re done exploring outside, be sure to step inside to enjoy the many fashion centers that Denmark has to offer. From a corner market to some of the world’s top brands, you’ll want to make sure you’ve brought some extra luggage just so you can take everything home.

Denmark is one of the best places in the world to have an active holiday. The mild weather is complimented perfectly by the incredible options to explore, allowing you to visit any city and have the perfect time away.

Best of Denmark

Of all the landmarks and attractions in Denmark, and there are a great many, none have become quite as iconic as the Little Mermaid statue on Copenhagen’s waterfront. Like the Manneken Pis statue in Brussels, it’s not particularly large or overly showy, yet it has become a hugely popular symbol of the city in which it is located.

Many people who are yet to visit Denmark may be surprised by the quality of the beaches that are found in the country. One of the finest is undoubtedly at Tisvildeleje, a charming place some 60 kilometres north of Copenhagen. Whether you want to enjoy a little beachside nightlife or you simply fancy a day of sunbathing, this is the place to go. With so much to see and do in this nation, sometimes a little rest and recuperation needs to be on the agenda.

Denmark has a rich heritage, and it’s impossible to explore more of this without hearing about the Vikings. In many parts of the country, you’ll find museums and galleries dedicated to this period of history, perhaps the most fascinating of all is the Ladby Viking Museum. There are a great many artefacts on display here, and the most impressive is the Ladby Ship, a Viking grave ship that has been carefully restored.

Anyone who has ever visited a major Scandinavian city will know the locals love to shop, and in Copenhagen retail therapy is a way of life. The Strøget area is the most popular of all with both residents and tourists alike, featuring a huge range of stores selling everything from tiny ornaments to large pieces of furniture. The area is also home to a number of cafés, bars and restaurants; so you can always relax when the shopping gets to be too tiring.

If you have children with you, or even if you’re just a child at heart, no holiday to Denmark will be complete without a trip to the highly enjoyable Legoland Billund. This exciting theme park based on the famous construction toy that Denmark gave to the world is a popular tourist attraction, which offers a range of activities for visitors of all ages.

City Guides

Click on a city for more information about the city, maps, tourist information, tours and what to see and do in the city.


Aalborg Travel Wiki Travel to Aalborg Read about and get inspiration for a trip to the city, check for the cheapest flights and hotels in Aalborg Often called the “Paris of the North,” Aalborg is a community that dates back to the 7th century and has always had an emphasis placed on the sea within the city. It was initially established as a trading posts because of its unique location on the Limfjord, but today offers a number of exciting, modern opportunities...


Aarhus Travel Wiki Travel to Aarhus Read about and get inspiration for a trip to the city, check for the cheapest flights and hotels in Aarhus Aarhus is one of the largest cities in Denmark and also serves as the principal port city for the country.  The city was first mentioned in the 10th century and has its roots in a number of cultures, including the Vikings. There are a number of ancient buildings that offer a fascinating look at the...


Billund Travel Wiki Travel to Billund Read about and get inspiration for a trip to the city, check for the cheapest flights and hotels in Billund Most people know about Billund because it is the headquarters of the LEGO group. Even the airport in Billund was built by the LEGO group in 1964 to accommodate the company's needs, but the airport is run independently. The first LEGOLAND theme park is located in Billund and on the outskirts of town sits the factory...

Copenhagen, capital of Denmark

Copenhagen Travel Wiki Travel to Copenhagen Read about and get inspiration for a trip to the city, check for the cheapest flights and hotels in Copenhagen The restaurants in the city have a total of 15 Michelin stars. There are parks, bike paths, and walking trails throughout the city to help you enjoy this capital’s charm. A major effort to clean up the waterfront has even resulted in several shoreside swimming pools for you to enjoy! If you’re planning a trip to...


Esbjerg Travel Wiki Travel to Esbjerg Read about and get inspiration for a trip to the city, check for the cheapest flights and hotels in Esbjerg Esbjerg is a stunning seaport community that can be found along the Jutland Peninsula in Denmark. Until a harbor was established here in the late 19th century, only a few farms called the region home. Over the next century, however, a bustling community that thrives on fishing and shipping activities developed. Esbjerg is known for is world-class...


Fredericia Travel Wiki Travel to Fredericia Read about and get inspiration for a trip to the city, check for the cheapest flights and hotels in Fredericia Beautiful Fredericia was founded in 1650 by Frederick III, retaining its name since its first days. It is an old fortress town, built to help protect the central and northern areas of Denmark. Because of its centralized location, it was even once considered to be selected as the capital of the country. In the center of Fredericia,...


Frederikshavn Travel Wiki Travel to Frederikshavn Read about and get inspiration for a trip to the city, check for the cheapest flights and hotels in Frederikshavn Fantastic Frederikshavn provides you with what you’d expect to see from a traditional Danish town. Located on the northeastern coast of the Jutland Peninsula, this historic community is also an important transportation hub, with ferry connections to Oslo and Gothenburg. The oldest building in the city, called Fiskerklyngen, was built in the 16th century. Much of...

Helsingør (Elsinore)

Helsingør (Elsinore) Travel Wiki Travel to Helsingør Read about and get inspiration for a trip to the city, check for the cheapest flights and hotels in Helsingør Helsingor, which some may know as Elsinore, is a favorite destination for those who love the works of Shakespeare. The amazing Kronborg Castle, a world heritage site, is believed to be part of Hamlet. The city was founded in the 15th century, based on settlements that were present as early as the 13th century. What is...


Hillerod Travel Wiki Travel to Hillerod Read about and get inspiration for a trip to the city, check for the cheapest flights and hotels in Hillerod Located centrally in North Zealand, Hillerod is one of the best-kept secrets which Denmark offers. It’s just a short trip from Copenhagen and offers a Medieval charm that is second-to-none in the world today. The city was first mentioned in the 16th century and its location has always been of strategic value. Because of this, Hillerod...


Odense Travel Wiki Travel to Odense Read about and get inspiration for a trip to the city, check for the cheapest flights and hotels in Odense Odense is one of the largest cities in Denmark, located on the island of Funen. The modern settlement was founded as early as the 10th century, though human settlements have been in the location since at least the 40th century BC. With such an extensive history, Odense offers visitors numerous landmarks to enjoy during their stay....


Roskilde Travel Wiki Travel to Roskilde Read about and get inspiration for a trip to the city, check for the cheapest flights and hotels in Roskilde Historic Roskilde is vibrant with color. It invites you to come explore the history of the region, enjoy a favorite meal at a local café, and relax while listening to some live music. The Roskilde Festival, first established in 1971, offers four days of music at the end of June or beginning of July which brings...


Skagen Travel Wiki Travel to Skagen Read about and get inspiration for a trip to the city, check for the cheapest flights and hotels in Skagen You can’t go any further north in Denmark than the community of Skagen. It is the country’s primary fishing port and hosts an average of 2 million visitors each year. What draws people to this beautiful city is its unique combination of beaches, wildlife, lighthouses, and landmarks. Where the North Sea and Baltic Sea come together...

Travel resources

Below you can find usefull travel resources for your visit to the country

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Biggest City Denmark

Facts about Denmark, Biggest city What are the name of the biggest city Denmark, and how big are city by population. Easy overview of the informations in the sortable table below. Please note that the informations comes from various sources,if you are using the informations professional you should get confirmation that the figures are actual. Last update august 2017

Billund, weather and forecast

The weather in Billund When is the best time to visit ? What’s the weather like in Billund ? Billund is marked by a temperate climate, with has cool summers staying around 16 C. Considering the area, the winters are not exceptionally cold, with average temperatures of 1 C. The rainy season falls in September, October and November, with the least rain from February to April. More information about Denmark

Denmark Holidays

Denmark Public Holidays See the calendars for national Denmark holidays year by year. Find and just click on the year you for which you need more information about Denmark holidays, and the calendar for the year will open. When is the non working days for the year. Public / national days, see the calendar for the country here.

Geography and facts, Denmark

Denmark, geography and facts explained Geograhy, facts, local customs and foodie guide. All explained in videos 8 to 15 minutes, very good, informative and funny videos that will ensure you see the videos to the end. The videos are produced by Geography now, thanks for the videos and keep up the good work.

Look at Denmark from above

Denmark from above Denmark seen in birds eye view, have a flight from Rødby, Gedser, Nykøbing Falster, Møn, Roskilde, Copenhagen, Rungsted, Hillerød and Elsinore in this very nice video, video is narrated. We find the best drone and HD footages of the country, have a look and be inspired. You can see and write comments, and recommend other good videos in the disqus field below. Good to know about Denmark

Money Denmark, Local Currency, Krone

Money in Denmark (notes and coins) Denmarks legal tender is called Krone (DKK). 1 Krone = 100 Øre. Coins in circulation: 50 øre 1, 2, 5, 10 and 20 Kroner coins Notes in circulation: 50, 100, 200, 500 and 1000 Kroner notes. Danish National Bank

National Tourist Information Denmark

Traveladvisor in Denmark: Are you going on a vacation you can get lots of free and professional help, traveladvice and information from the National Tourism Organisation. Discover the country and the cities getting the most out of your vacation with the professional help from the people who knows their country and their culture the best. Denmark Tourism Authority WEBSITE FACEBOOK TWITTER YOUTUBE FLICKR INSTAGRAM GOOGLE+ PINTEREST VIMEO Copenhagen is one of Denmark’s most popular destinations for tourists. It features the Trivoli Gardens, a combination theme park, amusement park and scenic garden that provides...

VR City tour in Copenhagen

What to see in Copenhagen, Denmark ? VR guided tour. When in Copenhagen, you should definitely pay a visit to the statue of Little Mermaid. Want to know what else not to miss? See our virtual tour of the picturesque capital of Denmark and explore its top attractions. Copenhagen On my first visit to Denmark, I fell in love with the country and the city of Copenhagen. Contrary to my guidebook, you could see elephants and experience ice hockey in the dead...

Why you should visit Copenhagen

Why Visit Copenhagen ? When you plan your holidays to Denmark, you may consider Copenhagen as the place to stay and so some sightseeing as well as some fun activities. First TIVOLI One place everyone enjoys seeing when visiting is Tivoli. You will see that is a small attraction park, but it is big on rides, shows, entertainment, beautiful flowers and amazing restaurants. If you go at night, the lights brighten up the sky and give an illusion of the park being...

Official holidays

When are holidays and no working days in the country ?

DateEnglishLocal Name
1 JanuaryNew Year's DayNytårsdag
VariablePalm SundayPalmesøndag
VariableMaundy ThursdaySkærtorsdag
VariableGood FridayLangfredag
VariableEaster SundayPåskedag
VariableEaster MondayAnden påskedag
VariableGeneral Prayer DayStore bededag
VariableAscensionKristi Himmelfartsdag
VariableWhit MondayAnden Pinsedag
5 JuneConstitution DayGrundlovsdag
25 DecemberFirst Day of ChristmasJuledag
26 DecemberSecond Day of ChristmasAnden juledag

Which are the largest cities ?

Listing of the most important and largest cities in the country