One of the most commonly-used words in Denmark has no English translation. Hygge, pronounced hoo-ga, is often translated as coziness. But to the Danes, hygge means a lot more than that.
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Walk through Danish history and the homes of the Danish Royal Family, past and present, at these stunning castles in Denmark.
With Unesco's addition of two new sites in July 2015, Denmark now has a total of seven Unesco World Heritage Sites. For a whirlwind tour of Denmark's sites, start at Kronborg Castle, the home of Shakespeare's Hamlet, only an
Kronborg Castle – Home of Hamlet
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.
Copenhagen is a doorway into Denmark, a jump-off point for the entire kingdom.
Jump in a car, on the bus or catch the train to these unmissable attractions and famous landmarks in Denmark, all within two hours of Copenhagen.
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Free museums in Denmark
Denmark has a wide variety of world-class museums and there is something for all ages and interests. Whether you like history, art, nature or science, there's a museum for you. Here's a list of some of the more popular Danish museum attractions to get you started.
Shopping, sightseeing, eating, partying... you can do it all in 48 hours in Copenhagen.
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.
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.
- Stride out on Denmark’s widest beach on the holiday island of Rømø
- See history come alive at the annual ring riding festival in Sønderborg, a medieval jousting sport enjoying a revival
- Visit Bornholm’s four impressive round churches
- Walk the stunning, white-sand beach at Dueodde
- Cycle around the island on disused railway cycle routes
- Taste delicious smoked fish in the picturesque towns of Svaneke and Gudhjem