You may not have considered Scandinavia as a summer holiday destination before. But Denmark is the top vacation destination for Danes, and it's also the summer destination-of-choice for many Scandinavians. So why? Maybe it's because Denmark has some of the best beaches in Europe.
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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.
Free music festivals in Denmark
In 2013 Denmark celebrated the 200th anniversary of the birth of world-famous philosopher, Søren Kierkegaard.
Copenhagen is full of festivals throughout the year. Music, film, food, art, comedy - the Danish capital has an event for everyone. Here's a selection of great festivals taking place in Copenhagen this year.
Copenhagen has a vibrant and active music scene, with everything from rock to jazz to electronica to classical. Apart from a wealth of regular live shows by national and international performers, the capital is also home to many diverse and exciting music festivals throughout the year.
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.
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.
How does a shaken cocktail of fashion, design, gastronomy, art, music and architecture sound? In Copenhagen you can indulge in just that when the Wondercool festival fills the city and its cultural scene with good vibrations during February.
Rather than just being cold, February is going to be super-cool this year, as the winter festival, Wondercool, launches a programme featuring more than 100 events encompassing food, music, design, architecture, art and fashion.