Follow in Arne Jacobsen's footsteps around Denmark

Explore Arne Jacobsen's Architecture

Arne Jacobsen is a Danish design icon and a famous architect who left a strong architectural legacy across the globe. As well as iconic Danish furniture, like The Egg chair and The Swan chair, Arne Jacobsen designed a number of famous buildings in Denmark. Take a day out of Copenhagen to visit his break-through architectural project, the Bellevue Beach Resort just north of Copenhagen.

Start exploring Danish architecture with these iconic buildings

The Best of Danish Architecture: 21 Buildings To See in Denmark

If you appreciate memorable architecture that makes a statement and often divides opinion, then have a look at this list of iconic Danish buildings. It includes famous buildings like The Blue Planet and the Danish Maritime Museum, alongside classic modern architecture like Arne Jacobsen's Radisson Royal Blu Hotel.

Prizes & Terms and Conditions for Danish Architecture Sweepstakes

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Only legal residents of the United States are eligble to enter the sweepstakes. Read the details here.

These Danes have directed some truly iconic films!

The Most Famous Danish Directors

You’ve probably heard of Lars von Trier, the controversial director of films like Melancholia and Antichrist. But what about other Danish film directors, like Oscar-winning Susanne Bier? Or Nicolas Winding Refn, who directed Ryan Gosling in Drive? For a small country, Denmark has produced some big directors and many much-loved films. Get to know Denmark’s famous film directors here and fall in love with Denmark on screen!

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JYSK holiday cottage competition 2014

Will there be another JYSK holiday cottage competition?

You never know! Keep a lookout here for possuble future competitions and while you're waiting, watch this video for a taste of summer in Denmark.

Spend a weekend at an inn that is literally fit for a king

Stay in Denmark's Historic Inns

Looking for a weekend away in a unique and intimate setting? Then try a few nights in one of Denmark's historic country inns (kroer). Denmark has over 100 inns with a royal privilege; a special distinction going back more than 700 years. In 1286, King Erik Klipping was weary of looking for lodgings when he travelled Denmark. By royal decree, he ordered that inns with food and lodgings fit for a king be established every mile around Denmark.

Frederiksborg, Kronborg, and other famous Danish castles you should visit!

12 Castles to See in Denmark

Walk through Danish history and the homes of the Danish Royal Family, past and present, at these stunning castles in Denmark. You can visit both homes of Crown Princess Mary and Crown Prince Frederik, the popular royal couple who split their time between Amalienborg Palace in Copenhagen and Fredensborg Palace in North Zealand. Get up close to the Danish crown jewels at the iconic Rosenborg Castle or walk in the rose gardens of Queen Margrethe’s residence in Aarhus, Marselisborg.

Show us your Danish Family Heirlooms!

Royal Copenhagen – The royal Porcelain factory

Michelin Guide's Bib Gourmand award goes to their top picks for great and (relatively) affordable eats

Bib Gourmand Restaurants in Denmark

As well as many fine Michelin Star restaurants, Denmark has a growing list of Bib Gourmand restaurants. The Bib Gourmand is an international award given each year to exceptional restaurants with reasonable prices.

See how Starchitect Bjarke Ingels has impacted Danish architecture

Bjarke Ingels' BIG Architecture in Denmark

Bjarke Ingels is one of Denmark's most famous architects, making waves with famous buildings at home and around the world. In the USA, Bjarke Ingels has won projects to redesign downtown Manhattan and the Smithsonian Museum in Washington D.C. In Denmark, the Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) is behind many of Ørestad's most iconic new buildings, including 8 Tallet (8 House).

Denmark's best free attractions

Great news! Many of Denmark's biggest and best attractions are completely free to see. In Copenhagen, you can walk between major sights, like Nyhavn and The Little Mermaid, making sightseeing in the capital cheap and easy. Well-known landmarks around the country, such as Møns Klint and the buried lighthouse at Rubjerg Knude, are also free to enjoy. We've gathered our pick of Denmark's biggest free sights, so you can add them to your cheap holiday plans in Denmark.