Free outdoor attractions in Copenhagen1/9
Cheap holiday ideas: Camping in Denmark2/9
Climb Denmark's mountain of sand!3/9
Sights like The Little Mermaid are free!4/9
Save money by cycling round Denmark's sights!5/9
Hostels are a great way to travel cheap in Denmark6/9
There are lots of free museums in Denmark7/9
Cheap holiday idea: Why not volunteer at Roskilde Festival!8/9
Fun free thing to do: Go fruit picking!9/9
If you’re looking for a free holiday with a great sense of community, contact Willing Workers On Organic Farms (WWOOF). As a “wwoofer” you'll get stuck into practical day-to-day farm work in return for free board and food. WWOOF hopes to spread knowledge of and interest in environmentally friendly agriculture and living. And it happens to be a great cheap holiday too! Find out how to take part at WWOOF’s homepage.
Pick strawberries during the day and get paid for it. Then enjoy the local area after work! Denmark is an agricultural nation and picking strawberries in Denmark is popular summer passtime for young people from the EU. Camp at the farm and meet other young people from across Europe. When the strawberry season ends, there’s often other produce to pick on farms nearby.
Denmark has a number of designated areas where you are allowed to pitch a tent free of charge and spend one night.The Danish Nature Agency’s map will help you find these sites across Denmark. (Note: Wild camping sites are marked green.)
Denmark is one of the easiest places in the world to take a cheap biking holiday. It's also a great place to get out and explore nature on foot and walking holidays are another popular cheap thing to do in Denmark. If you spend the night along your route at one of Denmark's 1,000 wild camping areas, you can really keep to a tight budget.
EU citizens can work for 3 months in Denmark without a residence permit, but it's recommended that you find the job before coming to Denmark, to ensure that all formalities are taken care of. Get all the necessary information on the Seasonal Work website.
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Denmark's not all fine dining and sumptuous hotels! There's free fun to be had in Copenhagen and around Denmark. Here's our pick of unique Danish experiences that won't cost you a thing!
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