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    Live in the moment... The best holiday moments in life are made with friends and loved ones and there's no better place to create life-long memories than a Danish holiday home. Scattered across the country and often found next to beautiful coastline, quiet forests or picturesque lakes, Denmark's holiday homes are a national passion. Read on to find inspiration for and help booking a summer home holiday in Denmark.

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    Thinking of taking a city break in Europe? Love exploring a city’s atmospheric streets or getting up close to local culture? Then Denmark has four fabulous city break destinations especially for you. Danish cities such as Aarhus and Aalborg are small and intimate, making them easy to get to know on a short break. Denmark’s capital, Copenhagen, is the world’s most liveable city and it’s easy to see why when you take a Copenhagen city break.

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    Situated in Northern Europe between the North Sea and the Baltic, Denmark is the only Scandinavian country connected to the European mainland (the peninsular of Jutland borders with Germany).  Denmark consists of 400 islands, many of which are uninhabited. Denmark is a constitutional  monarchy. Copenhagen, Denmark’s capital, is located on the island of Zealand.

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    Join the Danish Sustainability Events Initiative, the driving force behind the EU's first sustainable presidency and the Green Meeting Industry Council (GMIC) for an innovative European conference in Copenhagen showcasing the latest trends in sustainable meeting practice combining both best practice examples and case studies.

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    Europe’s position as the number one destination for business events is set to gather further strength after the launch, at IMEX America, of a new strategic alliance by European national convention bureaux.

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    Architecture, history and spectacular new art – Danish cities have much to offer. Odense, Aarhus and Aalborg feature heritage centres and highlight attractions created by leading designers and architects. Download itinerary as PDF

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    Celebrated for its classic modern design tradition, Denmark lets visitors discover architectural wonders and new contemporary art museums with an inspired vision of Nordic living. Download itinerary as PDF

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    Monday 1st of December

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    Legal Disclaimer1. Access to and use of this site is provided by VisitDenmark subject to the following Terms and Conditions. 

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    Legal Disclaimer1. Access to and use of this site is provided by Brandingdanmark.dk subject to the following Terms and Conditions. 

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    Photo Contest - Official Rules

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    Denmark – quality time for families. Short distances, wide-open nature and the many educational and fun family activities in Denmark allow holidaymakers to enjoy quality experiences with something for everyone.

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    Denmark’s biggest and oldest national park lies on the North West Coast of Jutland. Thy National Park is over 200km² in size and it offers you a dramatic landscape shaped by the sea. Much of it is covered with large areas of windswept dunes and sandy grassland.

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    Den Blå Planet, National Aquarium Denmark is Northern Europe’s largest aquarium with more than 20000 animals and seven million liters of water Denmark now has a new architectural landmark in Den Blå Planet, National Aquarium Denmark in Copenhagen.

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    Copenhagen is a fantastic city for a short break. It is relatively small with excellent public transport links, 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.

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    The Wadden Sea National Park is Denmark's largest and newest national park. It's also a UNESCO World Heritage Site because of its enormous ecological importance as the world's largest unbroken system of intertidal sand and mud flats. Head here for unbeatable birdwatching!

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    North Jutland, Denmark's most northerly region, has plenty of appeal for an active holiday throughout the year. With 1,450km of broad, sandy beaches and a picturesque, unspoiled hinterland, a holiday in North Jutland brings together outdoor adventures and Viking history with blue seas, big skies and lots of good, clean fun. Here's VisitDenmark's pick of the best:

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    Feel the power of the North Sea on West Jutland’s wind-swept beaches. Take in the vast Wadden Sea National Park, a haven for birds and wildlife.

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    A pioneer of postwar expressionism - renowned Danish artist Asger Jorn - turns 100 years this year.

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    Culture vultures will be well satisfied by Copenhagen’s many eye-opening offerings. The compact city is full of galleries, theatres, dance performances, film and live music venues. All are easily reached on foot, by bike or by public transport.

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    Artistic heritage The special light on the exposed Odsherred peninsula has always attracted many artists. You can see their work at a great selection of galleries and exhibitions in the area. The Painters' Farm (Malergården) is the former home of local artist Sigurd Swane and his family, near Plejerup, and is open to the public as a museum.

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    Denmark is one of Europe's top cruise destinations. Copenhagen has been rated Europe's Leading Cruise Port by the World Travel Awards several times. Other renowned Danish cruise destinations include Aarhus, Elsinore, Skagen and Bornholm.

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    This year, Denmark celebrates the centennial of the great masters of 20th-century Danish design Hans J Wegner and Børge Mogensen as well as the world renowned Danish CoBrA painter Asger Jorn.

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    The innovative LEGOLAND Hotel & Conference has been awarded the prestigious award "Northern Europe's best conference hotel" by the international magazine The MICE Report'.

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    Visit two very unique holiday islands, Samsø (Samsoe) and Anholt in the Kattegat - the stretch of water between Jutland and Zealand and north of Funen (Fyn). See Denmark's so-called desert on Anholt, or the dramatic effects of glaciation on Samsø.

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    Lonely Planet has announced its annual list of must-see destinations in Europe in 2014. On the list is 'Viking Denmark'; a set of destinations and places of interest within Denmark linked to the ancient explorers who lived there a thousand years ago.

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    Suppliers to the MICE industry to meet the world's most elite MICE buyers in Copenhagen this week at the M&I Europe Spring Forum.

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    The cathedral city of Roskilde sits at the heart of this region, with a glorious royal and Viking past. The rest of the region is dotted with lovely country towns, each with their own special reasons to visit.

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    Diverse, modern and fun, Aarhus is one of the happiest cities on Earth. A visit to its art galleries, cosy Latin Quarter or the Old Town will show you just why Aarhus' residents, and visitors, are so happy…

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    No matter where you are in Denmark, you’ll never be more than 50km from the sea. And with over 7,000km of coastline, it’s hardly surprising that beach holidays are a popular part of Danish culture. So consider a beach holiday in Denmark!

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    Absorb wonderful art, architecture and sea views at Louisiana, Denmark’s most popular modern art gallery Follow Shakespeare’s Hamlet to it setting, Kronborg Castle Relax in the cute fishing villages and beach areas of the North Sealand coast See the stunning Frederiksberg Castle, nestled on a lake  Visit the home of the late, great writer Karen Blixen Further reading

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    The Danish Crafts Collection (arts and crafts) and the MINDCRAFT exhibitions (design) are annual exhibitions curated by the Danish Agency for Culture and showcasing the best of Danish design, arts and crafts.

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    Copenhagen’s culture month, Wondercool, which runs throughout February, lets you explore the lesser-known Copenhagen, celebrate blue gold and Nordic cuisine, listen to music in basement car parks, take a ‘behind the scenes’ look at architecture and enjoy MAD Mondays.

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    Copenhagen’s culture month, Wondercool, which runs throughout February, lets you explore the lesser-known Copenhagen, celebrate blue gold and Nordic cuisine, listen to music in basement car parks, take a ‘behind the scenes’ look at architecture and enjoy MAD Mondays.

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    Denmark has taken the top spot on the United Nation's first ever World Happiness Report and among other important factors are sustainability, gastronomy, innovation and design & architecture. 

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    In February 2014, you can enjoy Danish and international jazz concerts around Copenhagen, interactive food and theatre experience that stimulates all senses and gastro cruises in Copenhagen harbor. The full programme for Copenhagen’s culture month Wondercool is now ready.

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    The next Nordic foodie trail – top-chef seaside restaurantsCopenhagen has fast become one of Europe’s culinary capitals. But some of the nation’s most inspiring culinary destinations, headed by some of Denmark’s most celebrated chefs, are located in pristine coastal nature or in seaside towns along Denmark’s wide-open coast. Welcome to the next Nordic foodie trail!

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    Wonder at Egeskov Castle, Europe's best preserved Renaissance moat castle Explore the cathedral city and birthplace of Hans Christian Andersen, Odense Go island hopping in the South Funen Archipelago Visit the quaint cobbled town of Ærøskøbing  Take a day trip to Faaborg, another lovely coastal town Further reading Read more about Funen.

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    Lose yourself in the rolling heathlands of Djursland’s National Park Spend an exciting weekend in Aarhus, Denmark’s second city Cycle or hike the many, varied trails of The Lake District Go green on Samsø island, home of some of Denmark’s best produce

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    Camperbezitters die in Denemarken gebruik maken van de veerdiensten van rederij Færgen zijn voortaan goedkoper uit. De genoemde rederij, die een groot aantal belangrijke veerdiensten onderhoudt, heeft een andere definitie voor campers opgesteld. Deze houdt in dat voor campers die meer dan 3.500 kg wegen niet meer dezelfde prijs betaald hoeft te worden als voor een bus of vrachtwagen. Hierdoor wordt het voor een flink aantal camperbezitters goedkoper om overtochten in Denemarken te maken.

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    With water on every side and a maximum distance of 50km to the coast, North Jutland is all about beach life and swimming.

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    Bringing your kids to Denmark? If you’re looking for ideas and inspiration for budget or free attractions in Denmark for kids, read on. Learn about free entry museums, films and theater, fun experiences in cities and nature and much more. It is possible to do Denmark on a budget or for free even with the kids in tow!

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    A richly diverse natural landscape, only a short trip from Aarhus, is waiting in East Jutland. Parkland, lakeland, fjords and forests - this region really does have it all!

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    South Jutland has some unique and popular holiday islands, which are easy to visit from the mainland. Take the tractor bus over to Mandø or walk on some of Europe's widest beaches on Rømø. Rømø and Mandø lie in the Wadden Sea National Park, Denmark's newest UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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    As critics go wild over New Nordic Cuisine, chefs are reaching out to the man on the street with novel ideas. Ever tried Asian food with a Nordic twist? Welcome to New Nordic 2.0

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    An ancient land, East Jutland sweeps you back through history, from Viking sights to 400 years BC, with the grizzly body of The Tollund Man in Silkeborg.

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    Stand in two seas at once at The Branch (Grenen), Denmark’s northernmost point Uncover the intriguing buried church in the dunes south of Skagen Wander round the artistic seaside town of Skagen

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    Many of Denmark’s big attractions are accessible all year round and usually free of charge, for example churches, statues, ancient monuments and historical ruins. Many castles and manor houses offer free entry to the adjacent gardens and grounds. Read on to find out more ideas for free sightseeing in Denmark.

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    Escape into three of Denmark's most beautiful natural places; Denmark's national parks. Each national park presents you with different landscape and opportunities for outdoor activities as diverse as hiking, paragliding or oyster hunting. Denmark's largest national park, The Wadden Sea, became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2014.

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Come and be charmed by Copenhagen - home of The Little Mermaid and Danish royalty. The centre is a cosy knot of winding streets and old buildings, so you can easily explore on foot or by bike.