Aalborg's new and historical sights to help you plan a short break

Top Attractions in Aalborg

The city of Aalborg offers something for everyone, regardless of interests and budget. The harbour is a buzzing new area of cultural attractions, including the Utzon Centre, and a great place to walk and take in views of the city. Venture just a short way outside the city and you can enjoy ancient historical sites like Lindholm Høje.

Denmark's Charming Third Largest City

Odense

Denmark’s third largest city, Odense, is often overlooked for its larger siblings Copenhagen and Aarhus, but this cozy city of almost 200,000 is home to great museums like Brandts, an award-winning zoo, and an acclaimed film festival.

Welcome to Scandinavia's gourmet food powerhouse!

Denmark's Michelin-Starred Restaurants

Denmark is Scandinavia's gourmet food powerhouse with a total of 28 Michelin Stars and 24 star-studded restaurants to choose from! For the past decade, Copenhagen has blazed its own trail as one of the world's great gastronomic hotspots, but Denmark's second city Aarhus has earned accolades as well.

Danish holiday homes

Live in the moment...

The best holiday moments in life are made with friends and loved ones and there's no better place to create life-long memories than a Danish holiday home. Scattered across the country and often found next to beautiful coastline, quiet forests or picturesque lakes, Denmark's holiday homes are a national passion. Read on to find inspiration for and help booking a summer home holiday in Denmark.

History of Copenhagen

A brief history of Copenhagen

1000s – The first settlement.

Get your rye bread fix at these lunch-time hot spots

Best Smørrebrød Restaurants in Copenhagen

How much food is it physically possible to heap on top of a slice of rye bread? At Copenhagen's smørrebrød restaurants you'll find out! Smørrebrød comes in hundreds of varieties including veggie options, fish, pate or meat. And just for reference, you don't fill a smørrebrød open sandwich, you decorate it! Sample the best Copenhagen's smørrebrød artists have to offer with this guide.

South Jutland highlights

  1. Stride out on Denmark’s widest beach on the holiday island of Rømø
  2. See history come alive at the annual ring riding festival in Sønderborg, a medieval jousting sport enjoying a revival
  3. Experience the unbelievable Black Sun phenomenon at The Wadden Sea National Park
  4. Explore picturesque Ribe, Denmark’s oldest city
  5. Wander the historic streets of Christiansfeld, set to become a UNESCO World Heritage Site

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South Zealand highlights

  1. Hike the top of Denmark’s highest chalk cliff, Møns Klint
  2. Kick back and relax at Marielyst, Falster’s popular summer resort
  3. Wander the ancient streets in Køge’s historic quarter