Find out more firsthand about the famous Danish fairytale writer

Follow Hans Christian Andersen's Footsteps

Find out more firsthand about the famous Danish fairytale writer

Get to Know Hans Christian Andersen's Denmark

Hans Christian Andersen - you know the name and love many of his timeless characters, such as The Little Mermaid and The Ugly Duckling. But what about the man himself? As the father of fairy tales, Hans Christian Andersen was a famous man in his time, courted by royalty and recognised for his greatness whilst living. Follow in the footsteps of Hans Christian Andersen and delve deeper into fairy-tale Denmark at these fastinating sites.

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Copenhagen

Copenhagen - the ultimate city break destination

Copenhagen is a cosy knot of winding streets easy to explore on foot or by bike - home of The Little Mermaid and Danish royalty.

Funen

Fyn: Han's Christian Andersen's Island Home

Spend a fairy-tale few days exploring Fyn, home of Hans Christian Andersen and an island covered in historical manor houses and castles.

Kronborg Castle

Immerse Yourself in Denmark's History

Denmark is steeped in a rich history, just waiting to be discovered. Get ready to explore Denmark's history with us!