Take a vacation to remember at these unique places to stay in Denmark

11 Unusual Places to Stay in Denmark

Yes, there are fantastic hotels in Denmark. But how about staying somewhere weird and wonderful on your next visit to Denmark? Spend the night in a prison hotel or a week in a Stone Age village. You can even stay in a design shelter or on the road with your family on a relaxed prairie wagon holiday.

Try something a little different at these unusual events in Denmark

22 Unique Things to Do in Denmark

So, you've seen the Little Mermaid, taken a Hans Christian Andersen tour and now you're looking for something a little different? Try any of these weird and wonderful things to do in Denmark and see Scandinavia's smallest kingdom from a whole new perspective!

Nordic Food Recipe

Nordic recipe: Creamy pearl barley with mussels

Mussels 

1 kg mussels 
1 garlic clove
½ l. apple juice 
1 tbsp. apple cider vinegar 
1 tbsp. rapeseed oil 

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Win tickets to the Eurovision Song Contest Grand Final!

If you're a Eurovision Song Contest fan living in either the UK or Norway, join us at live competition happenings in London and Oslo for the chance to win tickets to the Eurovision Song Contest Grand Final and the trip of a lifetime to see the show. Swedish, Dutch and German fans can take part in online competitions to win Eurovision Song Contest tickets.

East Denmark Food Guide

The road from farm to fork is short in the East of Denmark and you can taste this freshness at farm shops and specialist producers across the region. The islands of East Denmark are fertile and covered with many fascinating estates, farms and castles, where you can enjoy a variety of culinary experiences. As well as visiting local producers in situ on the islands of Møn, Zealand, Lolland and Falster, you can taste local produce in the many exceptional restaurants found here.

Delve deeper into the culture, gastronomy and landscape of this dynamic region

North Denmark Food Guide

With this guide to gastronomic experiences in North Denmark, you can delve deeper into the culture and landscape of this dynamic region and taste some of Denmark's best local raw ingredients. The salt produced on Læsø is a much sought-after product in Denmark and other parts of the world and you can see it being produced as it has been for centuries right here.

South-West Jutland Food Guide

Enjoy the unique tidal marshlands in this part of Denmark and explore the way the dynamic relationship between land, sea and wind shapes not only the culture of the region but also the local produce. On a gastronomic tour of South-West Jutland you’ll have the chance to sample exceptional produce from passionate food artisans and to escape into one of Denmark’s most unique national parks, soon to join the list of World Heritage Sites.

Nordic Cookery focuses on traditional Danish food

Take your own Nordic Cookery tour of Denmark

BBC Lifestyle recently showcased Denmark’s delicacies, with eight Nordic Cookery programmes focusing on traditional Danish food. During the course of the series, Tareq explored South-West Jutland, the Limfjord, North Jutland and East Denmark, cooking with locals, enjoying outdoor pursuits and trying exceptional local produce. He also went to Fyn, North Zealand, and the Lake District of mid-Jutland.

This part of Denmark is famed for its seafood

The Limfjord Food Guide

Fancy trying Denmark’s best duck? Or tasting cheese right where it’s produced? You can in the Limfjord region! This part of Denmark is famed for its seafood and you can pick up fresh fish and seafood at the fish market in Thyborøn or oysters at Glyngøre. Cycle your way round the region’s local farm shops and microbreweries and pack your own picnic basket full of local goodness.

Get away from the hustle and bustle with a short break in Denmark's prettiest places!

Denmark's prettiest towns

Visit one of Denmark's picturesque small towns and walk through centuries of Danish history. Each has a unique charm and special atmosphere, away from the bustle of everyday life. Ribe, Denmark's oldest town, was recently voted Europe's Best Small Destination.

Great activities within three hours from Copenhagen

Day Trips from Copenhagen

Copenhagen is a doorway into Denmark, a jump-off point for the entire kingdom. Within three hours of Denmark's capital city is a wealth of royal castles and national parks, including Denmark's newest UNESCO World Heritage Site, The Wadden Sea National Park.

Famous landmarks in two hours or less from Copenhagen

Top Attractions Near Copenhagen

Jump in a car, on the bus or catch the train to these unmissable attractions and famous landmarks in Denmark, all within two hours of Copenhagen. Perfect for day trips, you can walk along high white cliffs at Møns Klint or visit Hans Christian Andersen's childhood home in Odense and be back in Copenhagen for dinner!

Extend your Copenhagen adventure with nearby sights like Kronborg Castle

Top Things To Do Within An Hour of Copenhagen

Wondering what Danish sights to see or looking for things to do in Copenhagen? We've gathered together top attractions in and around Denmark's capital, Copenhagen, into one guide to help you plan a holiday in Copenhagen and the surrounding island of Sealand.

Find out more firsthand about the famous Danish fairytale writer

Get to Know Hans Christian Andersen's Denmark

Hans Christian Andersen - you know the name and love many of his timeless characters, such as The Little Mermaid and The Ugly Duckling. But what about the man himself? As the father of fairy tales, Hans Christian Andersen was a famous man in his time, courted by royalty and recognised for his greatness whilst living. Follow in the footsteps of Hans Christian Andersen and delve deeper into fairy-tale Denmark at these fastinating sites.

Cycling holidays in Denmark

Panorama cycle routes: West Denmark

Take a West Coast tour of Denmark by bike, with any or all of these 16 scenic Panorama cycle routes. Each individual cycle route is a loop on the national West Coast Cycle Route that runs the length of Jutland's coast, from Rudbøl in the south, to Skagen in the north.

Panorama Cycle Routes: East Denmark

Enjoy East Denmark's best sights and attractions by bike, with the help of these 9 new cycle routes, covering Møn Island, Stevns Cliffs, Falster Island and Prestø Island. The 9 easy-to-follow Panorama cycle routes take you on delightful sightseeing detours from the national Berlin-Copenhagen Cycle Route, so you can choose a route which fits your holiday plans or cycle the whole thing!

Find yourself a bit of wellness and serenity in Denmark

Spa Hotels and Day Spas in Denmark

It's easy to feel fabulous in Denmark! Get inspiration for a spa weekend or spa retreat with our guide to some of Denmark's best luxury spas, spa hotels and traditional seaside hotels (badehoteller). Gilleleje Badehotel and Hotel Vejlefjord are classic examples of Denmark's badehoteller, where old-world Danish charm meets luxury spa and wellness facilities.