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.

Viking play

Gay and lesbian Denmark

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

Outgames

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.