The secret of the happy Danes

In March 2016, the UN World Happiness Report (WHR) announced that Denmark once again ranked as ‘the happiest country in the world’ – the third time our Scandinavian country has topped the UN list since it was introduced in 2012.

T13: The Medieval Route

Jordrup - Lunderskov - Stepping

T12: Christiansfeld

Hejls - Christiansfeld

The route from Hejls to Christiansfeld has something to offer every member of the family. It follows national route 5 and regional routes 10 and 51. Hejls and Hejlsminde are like pearls on a string facing the Little Belt, surrounded by water on three sides. At Hejlsminde, there is

Heritage attractions in North Jutland

Hjerl Hede Open Air Museum – living history

History is brought to life by costumed artisans and interpretive volunteers in more than 100 farms and heritage buildings relocated from the North Jutland heathlands. Open during holiday seasons throughout the year. 

Show us your Danish Family Heirlooms!

Royal Copenhagen – The royal Porcelain factory

Danish Family Names

Family holiday

The meaning of common Danish family names

Denmark has more World Heritage Sites than you think!

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Denmark

You can enjoy seven stunning UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Denmark. For a whirlwind tour of Denmark's sites, start at Kronborg Castle, the home of Shakespeare's Hamlet, only an hour north of Copenhagen.

Kronborg Castle

Kronborg Castle – Home of Shakespeare’s Hamlet

Kronborg Castle with canon

Kronborg Castle – Home of Hamlet

See the highlights of the Danish Riviera

Top Things to Do in Northern Zealand

If you're looking for things to do in Copenhagen and have time to go a little further afield, then head north along the Danish Riviera of North Zealand. It's the perfect place to venture out on day trips from Copenhagen, or to extend your holiday with a stay in North Zealand's hotels, inns or holiday homes.

Panorama cycle route 420: Nykøbing Falster

In the quit of the green woods - 29 km / 11,5 km

You can start the tour anywhere you like but the route described here starts at Slotsbryggen in Nykøbing Falster. If you are accompanied by children, it is recommended you shorten the tour to 11.5 km (Map 1) with a stop at Guldborgsund Zoo. Provisions cannot be bought beyond Nykøbing Falster, so be sure to take a packed lunch with you!

Popular aquariums in Denmark

If you are interested in marine life, visit one of Denmark's fantastic aquariums, where you can do more than just get up close to the animals - in some aquariums you can actually swim with or touch them! So take the whole family on an underwater adventure and visit one of these aquariums in Denmark.

 

Copenhagen Jazz festival in Denmark

Copenhagen festivals

Copenhagen is full of festivals throughout the year. Music, film, food, art, comedy - the Danish capital has an event for everyone. Here's a selection of great festivals taking place in Copenhagen this year.

Cultural Denmark

Denmark is a haven for culture. Arts, music, dance, theatre, fashion, events – Denmark offes it all, all year round. Here's a brief guide to some of the best cultural activitites in Denmark.

Where in Denmark to see viking boats firsthand

Viking Longships and Legends

The Vikings were a seafaring people. Their well-designed, infamous longships caused terror across the world from Northern Europe to the Black Sea, - even North America! If you want to learn more about the notorious longships and the people who built them, here's some inspiration for you.