Frederiksborg, Kronborg, and other famous Danish castles you should visit!

12 Castles to See in Denmark

Walk through Danish history and the homes of the Danish Royal Family, past and present, at these stunning castles in Denmark. You can visit both homes of Crown Princess Mary and Crown Prince Frederik, the popular royal couple who split their time between Amalienborg Palace in Copenhagen and Fredensborg Palace in North Zealand. Get up close to the Danish crown jewels at the iconic Rosenborg Castle or walk in the rose gardens of Queen Margrethe’s residence in Aarhus, Marselisborg.

Panorama route: Between sea and fjord

Viking market

1. Between sea and fjord

Show us your Danish Family Heirlooms!

Royal Copenhagen – The royal Porcelain factory

Michelin Guide's Bib Gourmand award goes to their top picks for great and (relatively) affordable eats

Bib Gourmand Restaurants in Denmark

As well as many fine Michelin Star restaurants, Denmark has a growing list of Bib Gourmand restaurants. The Bib Gourmand is an international award given each year to exceptional restaurants with reasonable prices.

See how Starchitect Bjarke Ingels has impacted Danish architecture

Bjarke Ingels' BIG Architecture in Denmark

Bjarke Ingels is one of Denmark's most famous architects, making waves with famous buildings at home and around the world. In the USA, Bjarke Ingels has won projects to redesign downtown Manhattan and the Smithsonian Museum in Washington D.C. In Denmark, the Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) is behind many of Ørestad's most iconic new buildings, including 8 Tallet (8 House).

Denmark's best free attractions

Great news! Many of Denmark's biggest and best attractions are completely free to see. In Copenhagen, you can walk between major sights, like Nyhavn and The Little Mermaid, making sightseeing in the capital cheap and easy. Well-known landmarks around the country, such as Møns Klint and the buried lighthouse at Rubjerg Knude, are also free to enjoy. We've gathered our pick of Denmark's biggest free sights, so you can add them to your cheap holiday plans in Denmark.

Some of the best activities in Denmark are free

Five Free Things To Do in Denmark

It's no secret - Denmark can be an expensive place to travel. But it doesn't have to be!

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.

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.

Take a vacation to remember at these unique places to stay in Denmark

11 Unusual Places to Stay in Denmark

Yes, there are fantastic hotels in Denmark. But how about staying somewhere weird and wonderful on your next visit to Denmark? Spend the night in a prison hotel or a week in a Stone Age village. You can even stay in a design shelter or on the road with your family on a relaxed prairie wagon holiday.

Try something a little different at these unusual events in Denmark

22 Unique Things to Do in Denmark

So, you've seen the Little Mermaid, taken a Hans Christian Andersen tour and now you're looking for something a little different? Try any of these weird and wonderful things to do in Denmark and see Scandinavia's smallest kingdom from a whole new perspective!

Nordic Food Recipe

Nordic recipe: Creamy pearl barley with mussels

Mussels 

1 kg mussels 
1 garlic clove
½ l. apple juice 
1 tbsp. apple cider vinegar 
1 tbsp. rapeseed oil 

Get away from it all in style at Denmark's traditional beach hotels

Charming Danish beach hotels

Turn back the clock, and forget the hustle and bustle of life, at one of Denmark's traditional seaside hotels. There's nothing quite like the laid-back atmosphere and old-world charm of Denmark's beach hotels, dotted around Denmark's beautiful coast. Many of Denmark's beach hotels (badehoteller) have top-of-the-range spa and wellness facilities. At others, it's all about good food, great views and nothing but relaxation.