Couple looking at Frederiksborg Castle

Explore the ancient Kingdom of Denmark

Get your history fix here!

Consider yourself a history buff? Want to get to know the Danish Royal Family? Or have the TV series Vikings gotten you hooked on our ruthless ancestors? Whichever passion you're looking to pursue, Denmark is the place for you.

12 castles you should visit in Denmark

Walk through Danish history and the homes of the Danish Royal Family, past and present, at these stunning castles in Denmark. Get up close to the Danish crown jewels at Rosenborg Castle, spend a fun-filled day at Egeskov Castle or act out your best Hamlet impression at Kronborg Castle.

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Denmark

Ankor Wat, the Great Wall or the pyramids are impressive, no question. But they are also far away and often overcrowded. Denmark has seven UNESCO World Heritage sites and the great thing is that you can go on a true UNESCO hunt because in Denmark everything is always close by.

17 museums to visit to understand us Danes better!

Photo: SMK - National Gallery of Denmark

Follow in the footsteps of the Danish Royal Family

The Danish Royal Family are one of the most down-to-earth on the planet! Throughout the year, there are several royal events and celebrations in Denmark which you can take part in.

Get to know the Danish Royal Family

Photo: Terry Mclaughlin - Copenhagen Media Center

Visit the legendary homeland of the Vikings

Once feared in Europe for their raiding and pillaging, today's Vikings are a peaceful bunch who have long since traded in their long ships for bicycles. However, you can still get a taste of the old Viking culture and way of life!

See where in Denmark the Vikings left their mark!

Denmark has been shaped by Viking culture and here are the places you can see this most strikingly.

Top 10 Viking sites in Denmark

Spoiler alert: this list actually has 12 great Viking sites because keeping it to 10 was too hard.

Facts and myths about Denmark's Vikings

Brush up on your Viking knowledge and be ready for your own Viking adventure in Denmark.