Explore The Ancient Kingdom of Denmark

Come and wonder at a really regal nation. Denmark is full of castles, manor houses, and formal gardens to be visited. Get up close to Danish royalty of the past and present at famous castles such as Kronborg and Egeskov or find your own Viking treasures, walking amongst ancient rune stones. Many Danish castles are still used by the Royal Family today, including Queen Margrethe, Crown Princess Mary and Crown Prince Frederik. Take part in traditional royal celebrations and events throughout the year or visit some of the hundreds of museums with interactive exhibits. 

Video: Step into Denmark's Fairy-Tale Castles

Find out what people think of the many fairy-tale castles around Denmark.

Stay in a Castle or Manor House Hotel

Treat yourself like royalty and stay in a prestigious and historic setting. It's the best of old and new Denmark in one holiday.

Princess Mary and Prince Frederik

Get to Know the Danish Royal Family

Denmark was founded in the 10th century by Viking kings Gorm the Old and Harald Bluetooth. Find out more about Danish royalty here!

Danish castles and manor houses

A Noble History: Castles and Manor Houses

Denmark is one of the oldest monarchies in the world and its long legacy is preserved in its many castles, manor houses, and gardens.

Be A Viking!

See genuine longboats, walk among monuments and burial grounds, and learn about the Danish Vikings and their role in world history.

Hans Christian Andersen

In Hans Christian Andersen's Footsteps

Follow in the footsteps of Hans Christian Andersen and delve deeper into fairy-tale Denmark at these fastinating sites.

Maritime heritage Denmark

Maritime Heritage

Get onto the water and experience real Danish maritime history. Here are some places you can discover Denmark on the high seas.

Prehistoric Denmark

From fascinating carvings to preserved prehistoric corpses, Denmark's ancient origins are all over and waiting for you.