Black sun in Ribe, Denmark

Events you ought to attend this autumn

Looking for a reason to visit Denmark in the autumn? Here are 12 reasons why autumn is the best season to visit. (Please note that some of these events might not happen due to the current situation, but we're certain you'll be able to be able to spend your time here productively anyhow.)

Participants at the 2019 Skagen Run running past the sand-covered church

The Skagen Run

Denmark's most northerly marathon takes place in the autumn with a backdrop of dunes and views of the sea. There is a variety of runs to participate in, from 5km to the full 26 miles. 

The Black Sun over the cathedral in Ribe, Denmark

The Black Sun phenomenon

In September and October, you can watch hundreds and thousands of starlings move in unison across the marshlands near Denmark's oldest town, Ribe.