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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.

Inspired by Louisiana Museum of Modern Art? Here are more of 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.

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

Copenhagen Christmas Nyhavn

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.

Get inspiration for hygge in your home life 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.

  1. Stride out on Denmark’s widest beach on the holiday island of Rømø
  2. See history come alive at the annual ring riding festival in Sønderborg, a medieval jousting sport enjoying a revival
  1. Marvel at Roskilde Cathedral, the dramatic resting place of Danish kings and queens
Man Meets the Sea Esbjerg
  1. Feel the power of the North Sea on West Jutland’s wind-swept beaches.
  1. Lose yourself in the rolling heathlands of Djursland’s National Park
  2. Spend an exciting weekend in Aarhus, Denmark’s second city
  1. Wonder at Egeskov Castle, Europe's best preserved Renaissance moat castle
  2. Explore the cathedral city and birthplace of Hans Christian Andersen, Odense
  3. Go island hopping in the South Funen Archipelago
  4. Visit the quaint cobbled town of Ærøskøbing 
Læsø salt
  1. Absorb wonderful art, architecture and sea views at Louisiana, Denmark’s most popular modern art gallery
  2. Follow Shakespeare’s Hamlet to it setting, Kronborg Castle
Læsø salt
  1. Stand in two seas at once at The Branch (Grenen), Denmark’s northernmost point
Djurs Sommerland

Bring your family to a truly Danish experience; a summerland (sommerland) theme park. Open only in the summer, sommerlands are mega-popular amusement parks, found around the country.

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The Royal Library Garden

Ideas for days out in Copenhagen for the whole family

Show your kids the whole universe in Copenhagen - from planetariums to the jewels of princes and princesses, Copenhagen has a treasure trove of experiences for children. Image: Tivoli

Planning to travel to Denmark with your family? Then hand pick from the best theme parks and attractions for kids around Denmark, with the help of this guide.

Denmark is frequently named as one of the best family holiday destinations in the world. So whether you're looking for outdoor adventures, interactive exhibits or pure unadulterated fun, you'll find family attractions of all kinds in Denmark.

Marguerite Route facts

See which attractions other people visit when they're here in Denmark!

Take your pick of Denmark's most popular attractions; a fascinating mix of zoos, galleries and historical parks.

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