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About Denmark

Denmark is a Nordic country that is located south of Norway and southwest of Sweden and is bordered by Germany in the south. It borders both the North Seas and Baltic along its tidal shoreline.

Denmark is considered to be one of the most picturesque destinations in the entire world as it is blessed with alluring lakes, picture-perfect sceneries, and graceful waterfalls. It is also home to acres of vineyards, and some of the most pristine beaches, adding to the country's appeal.

Whether you wish to see the storybook castles or you wish to uncover the Vikings history Denmark will turn your fantasies into reality with its splendid attractions. You can visit The National Gallery of Denmark and Lyngby Open-Air Museum to discover the rich history and culture of this country.

You can also visit The Round Tower that offers excellent panoramic views of Copenhagen city. If you wish to discover how The Danish Royal Family lived then, you should definitely visit Amalienborg Palace. Another major draw for the tourists is Nyhavn, which is a charming quarter known for its multicolored houses and chain of restaurants.

You can enjoy tons of enthralling activities in Denmark, ranging from viewing the Northern Lights in Denmark at Faroe Islands archipelago to building Lego towers at Legoland. If you wish to spend a few moments away from the hustle and bustle, then you can appreciate the lush greenery and enjoy the roller coaster ride at Tivoli Gardens.

You can also witness a huge range of flora and fauna at the Copenhagen Zoo and enjoy bird watching at Discover Thy National Park. And how can you forget to grab a beer at Carlsberg Brewery that produces the finest beer in Europe?

Denmark experiences temperate and generally warm weather, and the average temperature ranges around 7.8 °C annually. Spring is the driest weather and about 23.8 inches of precipitation fall annually.

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What are the best places to visit in Denmark?

1. Skagen: Skagen is located at the northernmost tip of Denmark and is one of the best places to visit in Denmark and is renowned for its surreal beauty and picture-perfect views. It is the main fishing port of the country that has long sandy beaches and tons of sailboats.

This charming village is also known to be the meeting point of the North and Baltic seas and is the most preferred destination for herring fishing. If you're lucky, then you can also come across some seals while fishing over here.

Location: Northernmost tip of Denmark.

2. Mols Bjerge National Park: 
Mols Bjerge National Park is known for its rugged landscapes and deep dead ice holes. This Danish National Park was created over millions of years by tons of water and gigantic ice tongues.

It is considered to be one of the best places for picnics, bike trips, hikes, or a road trip due to its magnetizing landscape and lush green flora and fauna. It is home to meadows, pastures, marshes, and woodlands that make it an absolute wonderland of nature.

Location: Grenåvej 12, 8410 Rønde, Denmark.
Timing: Morning and Evening.

3. Rabjerg Mile: 
Your trip to Denmark won't be complete if you don't visit Rabjerg Mile, which is a migrating coastal dune that extends towards the east-northeast of Kattegat at an average speed of about fifteen meters.

You can explore the dune via a bike, or you can even climb up to the top of the dune for an enthralling experience. From the top, you will have an astounding view of the nearby areas and lush green sceneries.

Location: Råbjerg Mile Vej, 9990 Skagen, Denmark.

4. Gilleleje: 
This is a famous fishing town located on the North Sea where you can see a pretty mix of thatched old houses and thatched huts. It is also home to some of the best unpretentious seafood restaurants where you can savor lip-smacking delicacies.

This idyllic fishing village is known for its narrow winding streets that have many small specialist shops from where you can buy everything under the sun at budget-friendly prices. It also houses the Gilleleje Museum that is one of the best places to discover hidden facts about this village.

Location: Gribskov Municipality.

5. Tivoli Gardens: 
This is an enchanting garden and an amusement park located in Copenhagen in Denmark. It is more than a 175-year old park and has become a national treasure over the years. You can enjoy here some of the most thrilling rides, and you can also play fun games in the gaming arcade.

If you're a foodie, then you'll spot here a wide selection of restaurants and cafes to satiate your hunger. Many musical events and theme-based carnivals are also organized here to keep the visitors fully entertained.

Location: Vesterbrogade 3, 1630 København V, Denmark.
Timing: 11 am-11 pm.
Entry Fees: Rs 1585.

6. Rosenborg Castle: 
This is a beautiful Danish castle that is known for its stunning architecture and majestic grandeur. It is four hundred years old and is adorned with stunning surfaces and crown jewels.

The castle also has a fountain and beautiful gardens where you can witness lush greenery and blooming flowers. It was built in 1606 by King Christian IV as his summer residence. The rooms are adorned with stunning artwork, and you can witness here royal art treasures and Royal Regalia.

Location: Øster Voldgade 4A, 1350 København, Denmark.
Timing: 11:00 am - 04:00 pm.
Entry Fees: Rs 938.70.

7. Bornholm: 
This is a beautiful island in the Baltic Sea that is known for pottery and splendid arts and crafts items. The island houses some of the most magnificent medieval era churches and picturesque windmills. It is also home to beautiful forests, craggy sea cliffs, and verdant beaches and valleys. It was also the setting for a fast-paced WWII thriller Hornet Flight, which was written by famous author Ken Follett. Here you'll also witness sun temples and medieval fortresses from the Neolithic age.

Location: East of Denmark.

8. Møns Klint Biosphere: 
This is one of the dreamiest spots in Denmark that is known for its verdant foliage and year-round pleasant weather. It is a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve and the first Dark Sky Park of Scandinavia.

It is home to magnificent white cliffs that consist of remains of microscopic creatures and shells which lived over seventy million years ago. The biosphere also houses unique flora and fauna, which can't be found at any other place in this world.

Location: Mons Klint, Moen, Denmark.

9. Elsinore: 
Elsinore is also known as Helsingør, and it is located in the northeastern corner of Zealand island in Denmark. It has fascinating moors and lakes, and it offers nature lovers a splendid network of hiking trails, walking, and cycling routes, and forested camping spaces. It also houses forested cliffs, gorges, peaks, and Lakelands that makes it a fantastic picnic spot. You can also witness here the Gudenåen, which is the largest river in Denmark that meanders through the forest.

Location: Kronborg 13 Sabroesvej 3a, Helsingor.

Do Checkout: 
Beaches in Denmark

What are the famous things to do in Denmark?

1. Explore the Kronborg SlotYour tour to Denmark can't be complete if you have not witnessed the Kronborg Slot, which is one of the most beautiful castles in Europe.

It was the site for Shakespeare's play Hamlet and is an excellent example of Renaissance architecture. It has grand rooms, tapestries, excellent viewpoints, and ceiling paintings. It also has a ballroom where the kings and queens danced during the events and weddings.

Location: Kronborg 2 C, Helsingor 3000 Denmark.
Timing: 10am-5.30pm.
Entry Fees: Rs 1055.

2. Have unlimited fun at Legoland in Billund
This is an excellent pick if you're traveling to Denmark with kids, and you wish to offer them an unusual experience. The kids can play with the Legos on a massive scale here, and they can even build a tower out of it.

They can also witness here the reconstructions of renowned monuments from Denmark and other parts of the world. Visiting Legoland is one of the best things to do in Denmark and also has themed areas such as Pirateland, Duplo land, and Castle land where your kids can have endless fun.

Location: Nordmarksvej 9, 7190 Billund.
Timing: 10 am-5 pm.
Entry Fees: Rs 7135+ taxes.

3. Discover unique species at Botanical Garden: 
If you're looking for some respite from the cacophony of city life, then you should definitely visit this botanical garden that is valued for its botanical wealth.

It spans around ten acres and has glasshouses that date back to the 1870s. Some of the species that reside in this park are around two hundred years old. You can also witness here more than thirteen thousand plant species that are known to have medicinal benefits.

Location: Øster Farimagsgade 2B, 1353 København K, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Timing: 8:30 am-6 pm.
Entry Fees: Rs 10 per person.

4. Witness the exhibits of Danish modern art at The David Collection: 
If you're an art lover, then one of the best things to do in Denmark is visiting The David Collection that displays the personal art collection of C.L. David, who was the Danish businessman.

You can also witness here the exhibits of Danish modern art, beautiful paintings from the nineteenth century, and European art in the  eighteenth century. The prominent attraction here is the Islamic section that houses exquisite pieces gathered to India from Spain.

Location: Kronprinsessegade 30, 1306, Denmark.
Timing: 11 am-5 pm.

5. Enjoy enthralling rides at Bakken Amusement Park: 
Get ready for never ending fun and adventure as you visit Bakken Amusement Park that sits hidden in a beech woodland a few kilometers away from Copenhagen.

It has some of the most enthralling rides for both kids as well as adults so that your family can enjoy to the core. Your kids can also enjoy exciting games in the play zone area of this amusement park. You will also witness here restaurants, fast-food shops, and ice cream parlors where you can relish lip-smacking delicacies.

Location: Dyrehavevej 62, 2930 Klampenborg, Denmark.
Timing: 11 am-12 pm.

6. Revisit the royal era at Rosenborg Castle: 
If you wish to discover how Danish kings and Queens lived in the olden era, then you must visit Rosenborg Castle that is an epitome of beauty and grandeur. The interiors of the lavish castle feature historic tapestries that chart the conflicts between Sweden and Denmark.

You can also witness the King's chamber and take a look at his grand bathroom that is adorned with all the facilities. The tower chambers of the castle exhibit collections of seventeenth-century Flora Danica dinnerware and Venetian glass.

Location: Oster Voldgade 4A, Copenhagen 1350 Denmark.
Timing: 10 am-5 pm.
Entry Fees: Rs 1407.

7. Explore the submarine world at Maritime Museum: 
Get ready to have a fascinating tour of the maritime history of Denmark at Maritime Museum that is an underground museum that was designed by Bjarke Ingels.

It houses award-winning exhibitions that help you discover life under the sea. You can also dress up as Vikings and get on board a ship to have a glimpse of the sailors' life. The museum also houses a café where you can savour delicious food.

Location: NY Kronborgvej 1 DK-3000 Elsinore.
Timing: 10 am-7 pm.

8. Climb the Råbjerg Mile: 
If you're in Denmark, then you should not miss the opportunity to climb the Råbjerg Mile that is a migrating coastal dune located between Frederikshavn and Skagen.

The sand dune moves at the rate of around eighteen meters per year, and as it moves, you can still see the path that it carves in the surrounding landscapes. As you climb on to the top of this sand dune, you're guaranteed some of the most amazing views of the surrounding landscapes.

Location: Rabjerg Mile, Skagen.

9. Explore the rugged landscapes of Thy National Park
Get up close and personal with flora and fauna at Thy National Park that spans around twelve kilometers along the western coastline of Jutland.

This national park is home to pine forests and scenic sand dunes where you can enjoy biking and hiking. It is also a splendid destination for the birdwatchers as it is home to around thirty species of colorful birds.

Location: Kirkevej 9, Hurup, 7760, Jutland, Denmark.
Timing: 10 am-5 pm.

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What is Denmark famous for?

1. Copenhagen: Copenhagen is the capital of Denmark and is dotted with many Michelin Star restaurants and eclectic nightclubs. It is also home to iconic buildings, lush green gardens and world-famous art galleries.

2. Lego: 
The birthplace of LEGO is considered to be Billund, which is a quaint Danish town. You can also find Legoland resorts here where you can have access to rides, games, and worldwide landmarks made of LEGO.

3. Castles: 
Denmark is renowned for its beautiful castles where you can learn more about the past and present of the Royal families. Kronborg Castle and Frederiksborg Castle are the most popular castles in Denmark.

4. Faroe Islands: 
The Faroe Islands is a group of eighteen volcanic islands that are home to charming harbor villages and some of the most stunning beaches.

Do Checkout: Northen Lights in Denmark

How to reach Denmark?

- By Air: Denmark has two major airports, along with many other minor airports from where regular flights operate to all the important destinations. Copenhagen Airport is the main airport in Denmark, and it is well connected to all the European and Scandinavian countries. Billund Airport is considered to be the second-largest airport in the country. Norwegian, Easyjet, Ryanair and Transavia are the major carriers.

- By Rail: 
Five direct trains connect Copenhagen to Hamburg, and a few of these trains even extend to Berlin. Two trains also run between Hamburg and Aarhus. Direct trains also run from Gothenburg and Stockholm to Copenhagen.

What is the best time to visit Denmark?

July and August are considered to be the best time to visit Denmark as the temperature remains mild and pleasant, and the countryside can be seen in full bloom. It is the best time for sightseeing as well as enjoying many outdoor activities.

Can you see the northern lights in Denmark?

Yes, you see the northern lights in Denmark during the clear sky and long hours of darkness. Kjul Strand, Grenen, and the Faroe Islands archipelago are some of the best places to see the northern lights in Denmark as they are remote areas having less light pollution.

Is Denmark worth visiting?

Yes, Denmark is absolutely worth visiting as it has some of the centuries-old castles, art galleries, beautiful gardens, and stunning beaches. It also has an eclectic nightlife and tons of adventurous activities on offer to make sure that you don't get bored during your visit.

Do we need a visa to visit Denmark?

The European citizens don't need a visa to visit Denmark. US citizens can stay for up to ninety days without a visa in the Schengen area. If you're, however, traveling to Denmark from a country that doesn't fall in the Schengen agreement area, then you require a visa.

How to reach Denmark from India?

- By Air: Copenhagen Airport is the main airport in Denmark. You can board a flight from any of the metropolitan cities of India to Copenhagen. Emirates, Jet Airways,  Lufthansa, Air France, Air China, Austrian Airlines are the major carriers from India to Denmark.

What is the famous food to try in Denmark?

- Smørrebrød
- Rugbrød or rye bread
- Hotdogs
- Flodeboller
- Æbleflæsk
- Stegt Flæsk
- Danish Pastry or Wienerbrød
- Rullepolse
- Risalamande.

How many days are enough to visit Denmark?

Four days are enough to visit Denmark:

- Start your first day by visiting Copenhagen that is known for its Danish cuisines, gardens, and amusement parks.

- On the second day, visit Nakskov , a sleepy town that houses the Sugar Museum and a U-359 Russian submarine.

- On the third day, you'll explore the nearby islands of Svendborg.

- Dedicate your fourth day to explore Odense that has historic houses and Egeskov Castle.

What are the best castles to visit in Denmark?

1. Egeskov Castle: It is one of the most beautiful castles in Europe with breathtaking architecture and stunning interiors. It has two thousand window panes, a banquet hall, and a hunting room.

2. Koldinghus Castle: 
This magnificent castle is known to be the storehouse of the pieces of jewelry from the thirteenth century until the modern era.

3. Rosenborg Castle: 
This four hundred years old castle is located in a park in Central Copenhagen and is considered to be the ideal place for a picnic. The main attraction of the castle is the three life-size silver lions.

4. Frederiksborg Castle: 
This spectacular castle has been decorated with paintings, portraits, furniture, and other decorative art pieces. It also houses English Landscape Park and Baroque gardens that are dotted with lush green trees.

5. Christiansborg Palace: 
This castle is located on the island of the Slotsholmen, and you can witness here a beautiful Danish parliament. This was the site where the queens used to sign laws, hold receptions and banquets.

6. Kronborg Castle: 
Revisit the royal era by entering into this castle that has two thousand grand rooms, gardens, and lush green parks.

What are the famous islands to visit in Denmark?

1. Bornholm Island: This is a Danish island located in the Baltic Sea, and it is considered to be a foodies destination as it houses some of the beach shacks and restaurants. The dramatic rock formations and the stunning shoreline are the major draws over here.

2. The Faroe Islands: 
This is a group of volcanic islands that is known for its cascading waterfalls, stunning sceneries, and remote lighthouses. You can dine at the Michelin Starred restaurant, walk under an archway, and sleep in a grass-roofed home.

3. Fyn: 
Fyn is considered to be Denmark's third-largest island that is home to historic castles, romantic houses, thatched farmhouses, and myriad beaches.

4. Greenland: 
Greenland is the largest island in the entire world that is home to a wide variety of Arctic Wildlife and hot springs. It also has the largest glaciers and some of the best hiking trails.

5. Amager Island: 
This island sits between Sweden and New Zealand and is known for its unadulterated beauty, stunning waterfalls, charming houses, and quaint villages.

6. Fanø: 
This is a Danish Island renowned for its long sandy beaches and stout houses. It is considered to be ideal for trying out activities like hiking and cycling.

What are the famous museums in Denmark?

1. The National Museum of Denmark: If you wish to get an insight into the Danish society from the Middle Ages to Renaissance-era, then this museum should be your ideal spot. It displays both temporary exhibitions as well as permanent collections.

2. Thorvaldsens Museum: 
This is the only museum in the world that displays the fascinating work of the Danish sculptor Bertel Thorvaldsen. The building itself is an architectural masterpiece as it is inspired by the colors and patterns found in the excavations of Herculaneum and Pompeii in Italy.

3. Louisiana Museum of Modern Art: 
This is a breathtaking museum that exhibits the combined work of accomplished artists Andy Warhol, Robert Rauschenberg, Roy Lichtenstein, and Richard Hamilton.

4. Moesgård Museum: 
If you wish to know about the evolution of humankind, then you should definitely visit this museum. It couples interactive entertainment with education to captivate the audiences of all ages.

5. Kunsten Museum of Modern Art: 
This museum houses four thousand art pieces from the twentieth century and also conducts an array of events, including film screenings, lectures, and concerts.

6. Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek: 
This museum is the storehouse of antiquities and artworks from the starting phase of history in Mesopotamia, Ancient Greece, Etruria, and Egypt in Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek.

What are the famous buildings to see in Denmark?

1. Copenhagen Opera House: This is one of the most iconic buildings in the country that was built with a whopping construction cost of over US$ 500 million. It spans 41,000 square meters, and the main stage of the building has a seating capacity of fourteen hundred people.

2. The Royal Danish Playhouse: 
This is a stunning theatre building that is situated on the harbor front of central Copenhagen, Denmark. It has three stages- Portscene, Store Scene, and Lille Scene with a seating capacity of thousand people.

3. The Tietgen Residence Hall: 
This is an award-winning dormitory that provides a high-quality living for around four hundred students on limited budgets. The circle-shaped dormitory has five vertical intersections that divide the building into sections.

4. M/S Maritime Museum of Denmark: 
This is a maritime museum that exhibits the most progressive and significant modern shipyards. The museum is known for its stunning architecture and its unique design that was conceptualized by Bjarke Ingels Group.

5. House of Music: 
This is a buzzing cultural center that has practice rooms for the Symphony Orchestra, a concert hall, and The Royal Academy of Music. The iconic building houses four concert halls with seatings for around nineteen hundred concert-goers.

How is the nightlife in Denmark?

The nightlife in Denmark is vivacious and eclectic, and you'll be able to create some of the best experiences:

1. Shake a leg on to the nightclubs: 
If you wish to dance endlessly on to the loudest beats while having the best drinks, then the nightclubs in Denmark should be your ideal spot. Culture Box, Vega, and Rust are some of the best nightclubs in Denmark that hold craziest parties.

2. Catch a night show: 
If you're looking for an otherworldly experience during the wee hours, then you can catch a show or enjoy ballet dance at Copenhagen Opera House, where renowned artists perform.

3. Eat on top of the world: 
Another interesting activity that you can enjoy at night is having dinner at Christiansborg Palace Tower that is the highest tower in Copenhagen. You can have a bird's eye view of the city while relishing the tempting food over here.

4. Enjoy a rollercoaster ride at Tivoli Gardens: 
Keep yourself entertained even during the wee hours by enjoying an enthralling rollercoaster ride at Tivoli Gardens that is the second oldest amusement park in Denmark.

Denmark Reviews

Inder Pothuvaal
Reviewed: 16 Feb 2020
After I experienced this trip to Classis Copenhagen And Exotic Faroe Island what came in my mind and my heart was just one word that's " WOW" ... The place is so beautifully every spot we arrived really impressed and surprises us by its beauty like the scenics beauty, architecture, culture, religion... Read More
Harinakshi Bharadwaj
Reviewed: 09 Dec 2019
Picked-up from the airport was on time, the representative already waited for us at the arrival area and with a bright smile gave us a warm welcome, the vehicle arranged for the picked-up and dropped-off was good, spacious and clean and the driver was very accommodating helps with our luggage and pl... Read More

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