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The wonder in the small things in life

Welcome to Denmark! We've put heart and soul, hygge and a little of the wonderful Danish everyday into this website, so you can see for yourself how we Danes do life and holidays. Because we are (in case you didn't know) some of the happiest people in the world. And we just want you to be happy too.

22 weird and wonderful things to do

How about skiing off the top of a power station? Or walking gently up through the forest canopy for views across the land? You can in Denmark!

Can you hygge alone?

This article on hygge is for all of you who typed this into Google. Because you are not alone. You can always come and hygge with us.

How to move a lighthouse... on roller skates!

Meet Kjeld, an ordinary Dane from the rugged North of Denmark with an extraordinary job to do. In 2019 the local bricklayer was given the mighty job of moving one of Denmark's biggest wonders; the lighthouse at Rubjerg Knude.

The Big Four

Small is beautiful, especially when it comes to our Danish cities. And because our four biggest ones are cosy and easy to explore, they're great places to get up close to Danes in their natural habitats!

Copenhagen

So clean you can swim in the harbour and go everywhere by bike. Our capital is pretty special.

Aarhus

Aarhus is nestled by beaches, forests and national parks. Oh, and it's a cultural hotspot too.

Odense

This quaint little city on the island of Fyn is where Hans Christian Andersen was born!

Aalborg

Viking legacy and vibrant modern living meet in one of The New York Times' top places to visit.

Denmark is in which country?

Wow. This is one of the most-searched phrases about Denmark. So we can see we have a bit of work to do. But that’s fine! We can absolutely start with the basics...

The travel basics

No, you can't use euros here. Yes, we do get nice warm summers. And yes, we do have pictures to prove we get nice warm summers. All your Denmark questions answered!

How to get to and around Denmark

Did you know, Copenhagen's metro (which you can take from the airport into the city) has no driver!

17 fun facts about Denmark

We don't have a word for please. We have 444 islands. And we pretend we invented Danish pastries.

Our complete Denmark A-Z

Find out about entry to Denmark, Danish currency, weather and other exciting topics here!

Who needs mountains? We don't!

And it's not because we don't have any. (Although we really don't have any.) It's because our natural wonders are right here, ready to leap into and explore.

The wonderful Danish everyday

Think of this next bit as a little look book of Denmark, made by Danes and visitors on their own voyages of everyday discovery!

What to read next on the official travel site for Denmark...