Woman walking in a field of bright yellow flowers
Woman kayaking past coloured houses in Christianshavn

Things to do

Photo:Sarah Green / VisitNordSjælland&Mathias Brandt

Some of our favourite things to do in Denmark

Take the scenic route, step into unfamiliar territory and get lost in the Land of Everyday Wonder – you never know what gem you might stumble across. Get to know our quirks, customs, different towns and neighbourhoods – not to mention our extraordinary food scene. So what are you waiting for? It's time to explore Denmark!

How to find wonder in the things you see

It might happen while you're cycling with Danes in Copenhagen for the first time. Or watching the black sun murmurations over the Wadden Sea National Park. We have plenty of things to do and see in our little Danish island. Need a starting point? These are the unique and unusual things to do in Denmark!

Discover the joy of going green

In Denmark, green means fun. And there are plenty of green things to do here. Maybe it's kayaking on the water? Or eating the best local food. Perhaps exploring hidden places? And quite a lot about trolls, too...

Photo: Viggo Lundberg

Heading into the city or into the wild?

If you're thinking of starting in our capital, Copenhagen, here's a handy guide for things to do in each distinct neighbourhood. If it's the peace of our nature you're after, we've gathered all the highlights to do here for you too!

Danes heart design!

From iconic buildings to world-famous furniture, seeing the way design is blended into Danish life is a good way to re-focus on the simplicity and beauty of daily life. In other words, come and stare at pretty things. There's plenty to see and do!

Salling Rooftop in Aarhus

Danish design will make you feel happy

Photo: Photopop - VisitAarhus

Before you go, we'll just squeeze a couple more ideas for you to do...

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North Jutland Holiday House Hygge
How to hygge in a Danish holiday home or holiday cottage
Odense: Step back in time at Hans Christian Andersen’s home
Cobblestoned streets of Aalborg
Our guide to the best of Aalborg
Your rainbow panorama, 2011, Olafur Eliasson ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum Photo Anders Trærup, Aarhus media center
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Amalienborg Palace, the Queen's residence in Copenhagen
Get to know the Danish Royal Family