How to travel Denmark on a budget

Low cost vacations in Denmark
Denmark might have a reputation for being an expensive place to go on vacation, but it's easy to travel cheaply and enjoy free things to do. You just have to know where to look! For visitors looking for a unique way to experience Denmark on a budget, we've put together a few ideas for a fun, cheap and unusual experience Denmark.

Stay on an ecological farm for free

If you’re looking for a vacation with a great sense of community and free accommodation, contact Willing Workers On Organic Farms (WWOOF). You'll be part of the 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. The added bonus is you bet a great cheap vacation too! Find out how to take part at WWOOF’s homepage.

Lots of free camping in Denmark

Denmark has many designated areas where you are allowed to for free and spend one night. This Danish Nature Agency’s map will list the sites available across Denmark. (Note: Wild camping sites are marked green.)

Biking and trekking Denmark's nature for free

Denmark is one of the easiest places in the world to bike around and have a cheap vacation. You can also explore nature on foot and walking vacation are another popular cheap thing to do in Denmark. Spending the night at one of Denmark's 1,000 wild camping areas, will do wonders for your budget.

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Go to Roskilde Festival for free!

Work alongside other young volunteer at Northern Europe's biggest music festival, Roskilde, and get a free ticket! Find out how at the Roskilde Festival website.


Camp and kayak Denmark's Lake District

Go camping and kayak the Gudenå River on mainland Denmark. A cheap and very relaxed way to explore Denmark's beautiful Lake District!


Explore Denmark on a bike

These two bike routes cover entire Denmark. So grab a bike and ride some or all of the Panorama Route.


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!

Strike out into Denmark’s abundant nature and create your own tour of Denmark’s natural highlights.