The sail-inspired Danish Pavilion dubbed the 'Heart of Denmark' is the only national hospitality house located on the iconic Ipanema beach. With lots of shareable, interactive and engaging experiences, it's a festive meeting point for athletes, the general public and internationa
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Think Denmark is expensive? It doesn't have to be! Denmark is actually an easy cheap holiday destination, perfect for budget travel. It's small and quick to get around by bike or public transport. Many of its most famous attractions and landmarks are free to see.
Welcome to a summary of all VisitDenmark's travel guides, on everything from well-known Danish attractions such as Tivoli and Christiania, to hidden gems and undiscovered places like public gardens and popular shopping districts.
Get your skates on and zoom around one of Denmark's atmospheric outdoor ice rinks. Found only in the winter months, Denmark's outdoor rinks are as popular with locals as tourists. Hire skates at most of these outdoor ice rinks or bring your own and don't forget to wrap up!
Danish nature is spectacular in the autumn months. The leaves turn a golden yellow and everything in nature gets an autumnal hue. Why not go hiking in beautiful and dramatic countryside? Endless sand dunes, heathland and cliff walks; Denmark is at its bracing best in the autumn.
1) Enjoy a city break with a cultural difference in Aalborg
There are many different ways to enjoy Denmark, depending on your interest. Are you looking for a romantic weekend break to Copenhagen? Thinking of a blissful break around Denmark's countryside by bike? Or maybe you're ready for some family fun at Denmark's fantastic theme parks.
Shopping, sightseeing, eating, partying... you can do it all in 48 hours in Copenhagen.
Danish Christmas dinner
Denmark is famous around the world as a proud Viking land. There are many places in the country where you can not only visit Viking ruins and monuments, but also take part in thrilling Viking events and re-enactments. So grab a helment and prepare for battle!
Get to know great Danes like Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Mads Mikkelsen and Lars von Trier, and find out what they love about Denmark. As well as big names on and off screen, Denmark has a rich history of Danish film and Danish TV series, loved by audiences around the world.
You’ll experience superb conditions for windsurfing, with some of the best in Europe found at Klitmøller, on the West Coast.
Cyclists love West Zealand, with its many sign-posted cycle routes and easy access from Copenhagen. Hike the area’s many popular sign-posted routes, such as those across the Odsherred peninsula.
The gently undulating landscape of South Zealand and the flat islands of Lolland and Falster are great places to get on your bike and cycle round the region. Cycle routes are easy to find and well sign-posted.
You can play on many North Zealand golf courses as a non-member and they are close enough to each other that you can try different courses out over one holiday. You'll find courses for golfers of all abilities in the region.
There is a long tradition of delicious smoked fish on the island, particularly herring, mackerel and salmon. Many of the smokehouses are still in use with the characteristic chimneys and tempting smoked scent.