Danish award-winning films

The Hunt (2012)

Danish award-winning film directors

Lars von Trier

Lars von Trier is a Danish film director and screenwriter. He is equally known for his films as he is for his often controversial views. Lars von Trier co-wrote the manifesto for the Dogme95 movement with fellow Danish director Thomas Vinterberg. Von Trier's most famous works include: Dancing in the dark (2000) which won the Palme d'Or at Cannes and Antichrist (2009) which won Best Actress award at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival.

Get your philosophy on at these historical places

The Most Important Søren Kierkegaard Sites in Denmark

Denmark recently celebrated the 200th anniversary of the birth of world-famous philosopher, Søren Kierkegaard. Kierkegaard still makes an impression on the world today and there are many places in Denmark where you can visit important Søren Kierkegaard sites.

Eat to your heart's content at a food festival in Denmark!

Food Festivals in Denmark

Denmark is now an international food hotspot, with award-winning chefs, award-winning restaurants and new food trends sweeping Danish cities like Copenhagen and Aarhus. Interest in all things Danish food has meant that even traditional Danish dishes, such as the famous smørrebrød (open sandwich), has enjoyed a modern revival. But Nordic food is more than just fancy eateries and famous names.

Tons of fantastic live music awaits you in Denmark!

Denmark's Best Music Festivals in 2017

Join 80,000 others in a field at Northern Europe's biggest music festival or sit back and relax in an outdoor café to the smooth sound of jazz in Copenhagen's historic streets. Denmark is a music festival nation and there's an event to satisfy your taste in music at any point of the year.

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.

Roskilde Festival - one of Europe's biggest

Copenhagen music festivals

Copenhagen has a vibrant and active music scene, with everything from rock to jazz to electronica to classical. Apart from a wealth of regular live shows by national and international performers, the capital is also home to many diverse and exciting music festivals throughout the year. Here is a guide to some of the best music festivals Copenhagen has on offer.

There's plenty of maritime events throughout the year to suit everyone

Maritime events

Come experience Danish maritime culture this year. In a country surrounded by seas, there's plenty of maritime events throughout the year to suit everyone. From tall ship races to herring fishing competitions and harbour festivals - get your water kicks in Denmark!

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.

The Danish capital is a fantastic city for a short break

Copenhagen in 48 hours

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

The Danish capital is a fantastic city for a short break. It is relatively small with excellent public transport, so you can cover most of the attractions and diverse neighbourhoods of the capital over a weekend. Here's a guide to getting the most out of 48 hours in Copenhagen.

The top Gay and Lesbian events in Denmark this year

LGBT Events in Denmark

There are a number of LGBT events held in Denmark each year, including the annual Copenhagen Pride Week festival that culminates in the extravagant Pride parade. Here's a guide to some of the best gay and lesbian events in Denmark.

Skagen, the home of Anna Ancher

Skagen - land of light

Skagen is famous for its spectacular light, and for centuries artists have been drawn to the place to capture the incredible colors and nature there, including famous Danish painters Anna Ancher and her husband Michael Ancher.

Mini-cruises in Denmark

If you're looking for a mini-cruise around the beautiful Danish archipelago or a short trip to one of our Scandinavian neighbours, get some inspiration from these alternative cruises.

Cruises in Denmark

Denmark is perfectly located for cruises in and around Scandinavia, the North Sea and the Baltic Sea.

Langelinie

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.

Take a look at some of Denmark's best viking sites

Discover Denmark's Viking Heritage

The Vikings were more than simply a raiding and pillaging people. They had highly developed social, religious and commercial structures and were just as adept at farming as raiding. Through on-going archaeological research, we're uncovering more and more about the lives behind the myths. Re-discovered jewellery, handicrafts, weapons, clothes and long-ships all help fill the gaps in our knowledge of the Norsemen.

Viking fun for the whole family!

Family-Friendly Viking Activities in Denmark

Bring your family to Denmark and live out your wildest Viking fantasies with your loved ones. Learn about the history of the Nordic raiders through play and interactive events that are fun for all ages. Here's a guide to Viking fun for your family.

Take a journey with the Vikings

Which Viking are you?

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.

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