12 castles you should visit in Denmark
Walk through Danish history and the homes of the Danish Royal Family at these stunning castles.
We all know the best thing about travelling can often be the unexpected things you see along the way; the people; the discoveries you make all by yourself. But we also know that we're all human. And sometimes you just want to marvel at the big, the bold and the beautiful classics. So have a look at ours.
These really are the most-visited attractions in the capital of Denmark. Three of Copenhagen's beloved and most-famous attractions that we all just can't get enough of.
Royal families don't get much older than this. Queen Margrethe II is descended from Viking kings, who ruled Denmark a thousand years ago. When you're here, you can explore everything the Vikings left behind and maybe even bump into our current royal family.
We all think we know the Vikings, from the stories of raiding and plundering to Norse mythology and those horned helmets. But how much of this is fact, and how much is myth? Here's a brief overview to help you brush up on your Viking knowledge. You'll be ready for your own Viking adventure...
Denmark was the first country in the world to legally recognise same-sex couples, and we're proud of our traditions of tolerance, equality and respect.
Size matters. So we've picked Denmark's three biggest and most-dramatic natural attractions to start with. Giant disappearing lighthouses. Rugged white cliffs. And, you might be surprised to hear, some of the biggest beaches in Europe!
OK, we didn't actually invent fun. But now you're reading this... we are responsible for some enormous contributions to the world of play and make-believe. Can you guess what they are?
With names like The Danish Riviera and The Cold Caribbean, you can probably guess that Zealand is the kind of island where Danes go to relax and unwind. And the good news? Copenhagen is actually on it anyway!