Tons of fantastic live music awaits you in Denmark!

Denmark's Best Music Festivals in 2017

Join 80,000 others in a field at Northern Europe's biggest music festival or sit back and relax in an outdoor café to the smooth sound of jazz in Copenhagen's historic streets. Denmark is a music festival nation and there's an event to satisfy your taste in music at any point of the year.

Copenhagen Jazz festival in Denmark

Copenhagen festivals

Copenhagen is full of festivals throughout the year. Music, film, food, art, comedy - the Danish capital has an event for everyone. Here's a selection of great festivals taking place in Copenhagen this year.

Roskilde Festival - one of Europe's biggest

Copenhagen music festivals

Copenhagen has a vibrant and active music scene, with everything from rock to jazz to electronica to classical. Apart from a wealth of regular live shows by national and international performers, the capital is also home to many diverse and exciting music festivals throughout the year. Here is a guide to some of the best music festivals Copenhagen has on offer.

There's plenty of maritime events throughout the year to suit everyone

Maritime events

Come experience Danish maritime culture this year. In a country surrounded by seas, there's plenty of maritime events throughout the year to suit everyone. From tall ship races to herring fishing competitions and harbour festivals - get your water kicks in Denmark!

The top Gay and Lesbian events in Denmark this year

LGBT Events in Denmark

There are a number of LGBT events held in Denmark each year, including the annual Copenhagen Pride Week festival that culminates in the extravagant Pride parade. Here's a guide to some of the best gay and lesbian events in Denmark.

Mini-cruises in Denmark

If you're looking for a mini-cruise around the beautiful Danish archipelago or a short trip to one of our Scandinavian neighbours, get some inspiration from these alternative cruises.

Cruises in Denmark

Denmark is perfectly located for cruises in and around Scandinavia, the North Sea and the Baltic Sea.

Langelinie

Where in Denmark to see viking boats firsthand

Viking Longships and Legends

The Vikings were a seafaring people. Their well-designed, infamous longships caused terror across the world from Northern Europe to the Black Sea, - even North America! If you want to learn more about the notorious longships and the people who built them, here's some inspiration for you.

Take a look at some of Denmark's best viking sites

Discover Denmark's Viking Heritage

The Vikings were more than simply a raiding and pillaging people. They had highly developed social, religious and commercial structures and were just as adept at farming as raiding. Through on-going archaeological research, we're uncovering more and more about the lives behind the myths. Re-discovered jewellery, handicrafts, weapons, clothes and long-ships all help fill the gaps in our knowledge of the Norsemen.

Viking fun for the whole family!

Family-Friendly Viking Activities in Denmark

Bring your family to Denmark and live out your wildest Viking fantasies with your loved ones. Learn about the history of the Nordic raiders through play and interactive events that are fun for all ages. Here's a guide to Viking fun for your family.

Take a journey with the Vikings

Which Viking are you?

There's a little bit of Viking in all of us. Young and old, we all share a fascination with the Vikings, their history and their way of life. So whether you want to try your hand at Viking life or immerse yourself in Viking history and culture, Denmark offers it all.

Viking play

A guide to a fun night out

LGBT Bars in Denmark

If you want to drink a coffee with like-minded people, chat with your friends over a cocktail or two or simply party into the early hours, Denmark has plenty of venues and events that cater just for you. Here's a guide to some of the best LGBT cafés, bars and nightclubs in Denmark.

Find the most interesting Viking mounds and monuments near Aalborg

Top Viking Sites Near Aalborg

Aalborg and the surrounding area is packed with Viking heritage, Viking sites and Viking experiences. From burial sites and reconstructed dwellings to museums, Aalborg is a great destination for the Viking enthusiast.

Explore Zealands vast viking history at these sites and parks

Viking Western Zealand

The western part of Zealand is packed with Viking experiences. The area has great outdoor attractions with genuine Viking heritage, including a Viking-age fortress and the beautiful Åmosen Nature Reserve.

Major viking attractions within a short distance from Copenhagen

Viking Sites Near Copenhagen

Just outside of Copenhagen on the island of Zealand we have UNESCO World Viking Heritage and other world class Viking attractions with plenty of Viking fun for both families and hard-core history enthusiasts alike. Go sailing on a real Viking ship from Roskilde, learn a trick or two from a Viking in combat at the Viking fortress Trelleborg and you may even bump into legendary hero Beowulf in the Land of Legends

See the top historic sites in this former Viking kingdom

The Top Viking Sites in Demmark

No matter where you go in Denmark, you are not far from Viking history. The country is scattered with Viking burial sites, fortresses, and indoor and outdoor museums. THere you can read more about the various Viking sites in Denmark to help plan your next Viking raid!

Ribe is home to several major viking attractions that are worth a visit

Viking Ribe

Ribe is not only Denmark’s but also Scandinavia's oldest town. Ribe's Viking history can be traced back to around 710 AD, when it was a thriving market place by the Ribe River.

Ribe grew throughout the Viking Age to become a bustling city with international trade connections attracting craftsmen and traders from across the world. Excavations in and around Ribe have recovered numerous unique archaeological remnants from this period.