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Search your Danish heritage here

How much do you know about your Danish heritage and where your Danish ancestors came from? Maybe you have a Danish-sounding surname such as Hansen, Nielsen or Christiansen?

Danish immigration to US

Having Danish roots is much more unusual than having German, Irish or Italian roots. The total number of immigrants is low compared to many other ethnic groups, and the Danes often settled quickly into the American melting pot society.

Royal Copenhagen – The royal Porcelain factory

The meaning of common Danish family names

Kronborg Castle

Kronborg Castle – Home of Hamlet

Take a journey with the Vikings

There's a little bit of Viking in all of us. Young and old, we all share a fascination with the Vikings, their history and their way of life. So whether you want to try your hand at Viking life or immerse yourself in Viking history and culture, Denmark offers it all.

Viking event, Vikings fighting, Moesgaard beach

The Viking age

Shopping, sightseeing, eating, partying... you can do it all in 48 hours in Copenhagen.

Jørn Utzon Center

Laid back and down-to-Earth

Odense

At the heart of Denmark

  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
  1. Visit Bornholm’s four impressive round churches
  2. Walk the stunning, white-sand beach at Dueodde 
  3. Cycle around the island on disused railway cycle routes
  4. Taste delicious smoked fish in the picturesque towns of Svaneke and Gudhjem
  1. Marvel at Roskilde Cathedral, the dramatic resting place of Danish kings and queens
Man Meets the Sea Esbjerg
  1. Feel the power of the North Sea on West Jutland’s wind-swept beaches.
  1. Lose yourself in the rolling heathlands of Djursland’s National Park
  2. Spend an exciting weekend in Aarhus, Denmark’s second city
  3. Cycle or hike the many, varied trails of The Lake District
  1. Wonder at Egeskov Castle, Europe's best preserved Renaissance moat castle
  2. Explore the cathedral city and birthplace of Hans Christian Andersen, Odense
  3. Go island hopping in the South Funen Archipelago
  4. Visit the quaint cobbled town of Ærøskøbing 
Læsø salt
  1. Absorb wonderful art, architecture and sea views at Louisiana, Denmark’s most popular modern art gallery
  2. Follow Shakespeare’s Hamlet to it setting, Kronborg Castle

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