Walk through Danish history and the homes of the Danish Royal Family, past and present, at these stunning castles in Denmark.
Royal Denmark - Editorial
With Unesco's addition of two new sites in July 2015, Denmark now has a total of seven Unesco World Heritage Sites. For a whirlwind tour of Denmark's sites, start at Kronborg Castle, the home of Shakespeare's Hamlet, only an
Kronborg Castle – Home of Hamlet
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.
Copenhagen is rich in history.
Shopping, sightseeing, eating, partying... you can do it all in 48 hours in Copenhagen.
The ruined castle
Koldinghus Castle Ruin is a treat in itself, but it also houses some interesting museums, including one dedicated to Danish silver. Just outside Kolding, you’ll find the Trapholt museum, where you can enjoy contemporary art, handicrafts and design.
Kronborg- Hamlet's home
c. 12500 BC - The first hunters inhabit Danish lands.
3900 BC - Basic society built on agriculture and animal husbandry.
400-700 - Urbanisation begins.
866-867 - Viking conquest of York, which becomes the Viking capital of England.