If you head to one of the world's happiest countries, will some of that happiness rub off on you? You’ll have to come to Denmark to find out! The World Happiness Report has repeatedly named Denmark as the happiest country on Earth. Some researchers claim that Danes are born a bit happier than other people. Whether or not Danes have a built-in happiness gene, their contentment grows out of a number of things which you too can experience when you visit Denmark.
Are you planning a visit to Denmark or maybe just looking for some travel inspiration before you decide where to go? Whether you wish to expand your vacation in Denmark with a Scandinavian tour or to combine Denmark with some other European countries, here are ten reasons why you should definitely include Denmark in your European vacation.
Thinking of a short break in Aarhus? We're here to help you plan a few days in Aarhus, packed with some of Scandinavia's most unique tourist attractions and Danish events you shouldn't miss. Aarhus is the perfect city break destination. It's small and easy to get to know, it's full of photo-worthy sights, like the Iceberg building and Your Rainbow Panorama at the ARos Art Museum.
One of the most commonly-used words in Denmark has no English translation. Hygge, pronounced hoo-ga, is often translated as coziness. But to the Danes, hygge means a lot more than that. Deeply rooted in the Danish culture, hygge is about living in the moment and spending quality time with friends and family. Enjoying delicious food or a great cup of coffee, having a good time with loved ones or creating a cozy atmosphere, usually by lighting candles. That's hygge.
Meander through Faaborg's small streets, enjoy the city's relaxed atmosphere, or visit the historic city centre which includes half-timbered houses and a monastery church dating from 1477.
In the summer time, head to harbour which teams with life as schooners and yachts lay anchor. The harbour baths also offer a cool place to refresh and take in the sun.
The Danish Lakelands is a truly extraordinary place where impressive forests, inviting lakes, wild coasts, charming towns and lots of warm-heartedness takes you in to a world of good old Danish values, where intimacy, natural resources and creativity together set the frames for exciting culinary experiences.
The island of Fyn and its rich soil is the foundation for excellent foods. On Fyn, we celebrate the delicious locally produced delicacies with food festival. From May through October, there is plenty of opportunity to get a taste of Fyn – whether they are composed of vegetables, cheese, fruit, beer, or chocolate. The island of Fyn is filled with local producers and farm shops where the specialty items are endless and tasty, and all represent quality products from Fyn.
Througout Denmark there are a great variety of high capacity conference hotels. In the following we have gathered some of the best in order to give you an impression of the great diversity of the conference hotels in Denmark.
Arne Jacobsen is a Danish design icon and a famous architect who left a strong architectural legacy across the globe. As well as iconic Danish furniture, like The Egg chair and The Swan chair, Arne Jacobsen designed a number of famous buildings in Denmark. Take a day out of Copenhagen to visit his break-through architectural project, the Bellevue Beach Resort just north of Copenhagen.