When you think of Scandinavia what comes into your mind? Being wrapped up warm and cosy on cold winter nights? Cocoa by candlelight? You could be missing a trick. Summer is when Denmark truly comes alive.
With over 400 islands and thousands of miles of dramatic coastline, Denmark is the perfect place to spend your summer. Everything is so close together and easy to get to, giving you the freedom to explore your surroundings, unwind and recharge, away from the stresses of daily life.
From romantic drinks on a Copenhagen apartment balcony on a balmy July evening, to a home-cooked family dinner in a traditional summer house, or a sizzling beach barbeque with friends as the sun sets below the ocean, here's how to have a summer vacation in Denmark you'll never forget.
Denmark's not all fine dining and sumptuous hotels! There's free fun to be had in Copenhagen and around Denmark. Here's our pick of unique Danish experiences that won't cost you a thing!
Go with the flow and explore the city by bike, Copenhagen-style.
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You can stroll around and enjoy nearly 500 charming private and public gardens in Denmark.
If official campsites are not your thing and you crave the serenity of a night camping in the wild, Denmark is the country for you.
If you love outdoor pursuits there are plenty offun outdoor activities in Denmark, from porpoise watching to fossil hunting.