Hans Christian Andersen - you know the name and love many of his timeless characters, such as The Little Mermaid and The Ugly Duckling. But what about the man himself? As the father of fairy tales, Hans Christian Andersen was a famous man in his time, courted by royalty and recognised for his greatness whilst living. Follow in the footsteps of Hans Christian Andersen and delve deeper into fairy-tale Denmark at these fastinating sites.
Take a West Coast tour of Denmark by bike, with any or all of these 16 scenic Panorama cycle routes. Each individual cycle route is a loop on the national West Coast Cycle Route that runs the length of Jutland's coast, from Rudbøl in the south, to Skagen in the north.
Enjoy East Denmark's best sights and attractions by bike, with the help of these 9 new cycle routes, covering Møn Island, Stevns Cliffs, Falster Island and Prestø Island. The 9 easy-to-follow Panorama cycle routes take you on delightful sightseeing detours from the national Berlin-Copenhagen Cycle Route, so you can choose a route which fits your holiday plans or cycle the whole thing!
It's easy to feel fabulous in Denmark! Get inspiration for a spa weekend or spa retreat with our guide to some of Denmark's best luxury spas, spa hotels and traditional seaside hotels (badehoteller). Gilleleje Badehotel and Hotel Vejlefjord are classic examples of Denmark's badehoteller, where old-world Danish charm meets luxury spa and wellness facilities.
Boutique hotels are all about individuality and relaxation in style. As one of the world’s most renowned design nations, you’ll find Denmark full of design hotels where everything, from the wallpaper down to the rug beneath your feet, is handpicked to create a certain aesthetic. From luxury boutique hotels furnished with classic Danish design to smaller hotels with eye-catching interiors and unique character, you can truly treat yourself to a hotel stay to remember in Denmark.
You can start the tour anywhere you like but the route described here starts at the tourist information office and Café Sweet & Coffee in Adelgade, Præstø (1). You can also hire bicycles here..
You can start the tour anywhere you like but the route described here starts at Slotsbryggen in Nykøbing Falster. If you are accompanied by children, it is recommended you shorten the tour to 11.5 km (Map 1) with a stop at Guldborgsund Zoo. Provisions cannot be bought beyond Nykøbing Falster, so be sure to take a packed lunch with you!
You can start the tour anywhere you like but the route described here starts at Slotsbryggen in Nykøbing Falster.
If you are interested in marine life, visit one of Denmark's fantastic aquariums, where you can do more than just get up close to the animals - in some aquariums you can actually swim with or touch them! So take the whole family on an underwater adventure and visit one of these aquariums in Denmark.
Golfklubben Lillebælt is situated with a sea-side view of the beautiful Fænøsund with Gamborg fjord as backdrop. Come and spend a couple of enjoyable hours ar the beautiful golf course.
Denmark recently celebrated the 200th anniversary of the birth of world-famous philosopher, Søren Kierkegaard. Kierkegaard still makes an impression on the world today and there are many places in Denmark where you can visit important Søren Kierkegaard sites.
Come experience Danish maritime culture this year. In a country surrounded by seas, there's plenty of maritime events throughout the year to suit everyone. From tall ship races to herring fishing competitions and harbour festivals - get your water kicks in Denmark!
Exploring the shore from the sea is an unforgettable experience, and Lillebælt will not disappoint. Mira 3 and Aventura go around Lillebælt, Fænøsund and Kolding Fiord. Special
group excursions can also be arranged. For further info, call the Tourist Office Tel. +45 88 32 59 59.