Visit the locations you've seen on screen

Fall in love with Denmark on screen!

Get to know great Danes like Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Mads Mikkelsen and Lars von Trier, and find out what they love about Denmark. As well as big names on and off screen, Denmark has a rich history of Danish film and Danish TV series, loved by audiences around the world. Visit the home of Karen Blixen, where she wrote Out of Africa. See Denmark’s dark side on The Killing tour of Copenhagen, or explore the locations of hit Nordic TV series, Borgen. Here we’ve gathered guides on the best Danish film and TV locations to visit, tours to take and films that will make you fall in love with Denmark! 

A royal affair

Films that will make you fall in love with Denmark

Use our Danish films guide as a playlist and get inspired to see Denmark for real!

The Danish Girl: On location in Copenhagen

If there was a category for Best Film Location, Copenhagen would win hands down! Use our guide to get to know the Danish city behind The Danish Girl

The Killing

The Killing (Forbrydelsen)

Sophie Gråbøl and the rest of The Killing's cast have gripped audiences worldwide since The Killing first hit the screen in 2007. Head behind the scenes here.



The BAFTA-winning political drama that's getting rave reviews and an army of viewers across the world. Take a set-jetting tour of Christiansborg Palace in Copenhagen, the setting for Borgen.

Behind the scenes

Find out why Denmark punches above its weight when it comes to making powerful films and producing great talent.  

Danish award-winning film director Lars von Trier

Denmark's famous directors

Denmark has produced some big directors and many much-loved films. Get to know Denmark’s famous film directors here and fall in love with Denmark on screen!

Ivar the Boneless Credit HBO Nordic

How Denmark inspires hit TV show Vikings

Brush up on your viking trivia, and visit the places in Denmark that inspired major characters and events in the TV series Vikings.