Gay and lesbian Denmark

Denmark has long been a tolerant and relaxed country for both the Danish and international LGBT communities.

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A guide to a fun night out

LGBT Bars in Denmark

If you want to drink a coffee with like-minded people, chat with your friends over a cocktail or two or simply party into the early hours, Denmark has plenty of venues and events that cater just for you. Here's a guide to some of the best LGBT cafés, bars and nightclubs in Denmark.

Walk through the history of Copenhagen

Copenhagen is rich in history. The Danish capital was officially founded in 1167 by Bishop Absalon, but research suggest that the location was inhabited already in the late Viking age. Copenhagen was a busy and strategically important merchant city throughout the medieval period where it controlled much of the lucrative trade and traffic to and from the Baltic Sea.

Find the most interesting Viking mounds and monuments near Aalborg

Top Viking Sites Near Aalborg

Aalborg and the surrounding area is packed with Viking heritage, Viking sites and Viking experiences. From burial sites and reconstructed dwellings to museums, Aalborg is a great destination for the Viking enthusiast.

Explore Zealands vast viking history at these sites and parks

Viking Western Zealand

The western part of Zealand is packed with Viking experiences. The area has great outdoor attractions with genuine Viking heritage, including a Viking-age fortress and the beautiful Åmosen Nature Reserve.

Major viking attractions within a short distance from Copenhagen

Viking Sites Near Copenhagen

Just outside of Copenhagen on the island of Zealand we have UNESCO World Viking Heritage and other world class Viking attractions with plenty of Viking fun for both families and hard-core history enthusiasts alike. Go sailing on a real Viking ship from Roskilde, learn a trick or two from a Viking in combat at the Viking fortress Trelleborg and you may even bump into legendary hero Beowulf in the Land of Legends. 

See the top historic sites in this former Viking kingdom

The Top Viking Sites in Demmark

No matter where you go in Denmark, you are not far from Viking history. The country is scattered with Viking burial sites, fortresses, and indoor and outdoor museums. THere you can read more about the various Viking sites in Denmark to help plan your next Viking raid!

Viking markets

Whether you are in the market for Viking replica outfits or jewelry, or you just want to immerse yourself in a bit of history, Viking markets are perfect places to visit.

Ribe is home to several major viking attractions that are worth a visit

Viking Ribe

Ribe is not only Denmark’s but also Scandinavia's oldest town. Ribe's Viking history can be traced back to around 710 AD, when it was a thriving market place by the Ribe River.

Ribe grew throughout the Viking Age to become a bustling city with international trade connections attracting craftsmen and traders from across the world. Excavations in and around Ribe have recovered numerous unique archaeological remnants from this period.

Runestones, Royalty, and more!

Viking Jelling

 Jelling is located in East Jutland and boasts some of Europe’s most prominent Viking Age monuments, included in the UNESCO World Heritage list. Jelling is a perfect place to learn about Viking royalty and Viking life.

Inspired by Louisiana Museum of Modern Art? Here are more of Denmark's most popular museums!

Denmark's Most Popular Museums

Denmark has a wide variety of world-class museums and something for all ages and interests. You may have heard of ARoS Art Museum in Aarhus, or Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, north of Copenhagen. This guide can introduce you to other great museums worth a visit in Denmark, like Moesgaard Museum and the Museum of National History, tucked inside stunning Frederiksborg Castle. Whether you like history, art, nature or science, there's a Danish museum for you on this list!

48 hour Copenhagen guide

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

Warm up at Tivoli Christmas Market and atmospheric Christmas markets around Denmark

Denmark's Best Christmas Markets

Make Christmas shopping a memorable experience this year, with a trip to one of Denmark's atmospheric Christmas markets. From November onwards, Denmark explodes with magical Christmas markets.

Copenhagen Christmas Nyhavn

Things to do this Christmas

You won't run out of fun things to do in Denmark over the Christmas season. As well as the wealth of unique Danish Christmas events and attractions, such as Tivoli Christmas Market, many of Denmark's most-popular attractions are open for indoor and outdoor entertainment. So grab your coat, head out and experience Denmark in the midst of midwinter!

How to Hygge like the pros in Copenhagen

Top 10 Hygge Things to Do in Copenhagen

It can be hard to explain the Danish word 'hygge' (sounds a bit like 'hooga'). Roughly it translates to coziness, but that definition doesn’t quite cover it. Hygge is so much more and always involves creating a nice, warm atmosphere and enjoying the good things in life with good people around you. 

Christmas in Denmark

Celebrate Christmas around Denmark

The whole of Denmark gets into the festive spirit this time of year. Towns and cities around Denmark, such as Aarhus and Odense, are ablaze with Christmas lights and good cheer. Christmas markets, exhibitions, music in the streets; Christmas in Denmark is truly magical.