Copenhagen is your gateway to some of the best Scandinavia has to offer. Whether it be first-class restaurants serving up that popular New Nordic Cuisine, shopping for some of the best design pieces out there or simply getting swept away by stunning architecture, Copenhagen is your ideal city break destination.
Tour of Denmark celebrates its 25th edition as a world-class race with some of the top cycling teams in the world. As well as offering you a fantastic televised cycling race, Tour of Denmark is also the perfect opportunity for you to get to know Denmark's top attractions a little bit better as well as being introduced to some of the lesser known sights on the 880 km route (see right-hand box).
Need some tips on what to do on your weekend break to Denmark? We have collected the 10 best guides with ideas of exciting and beautiful places to visit, attractions to see and things worth exploring further.
The road from farm to fork is short in the East of Denmark and you can taste this freshness at farm shops and specialist producers across the region. The islands of East Denmark are fertile and covered with many fascinating estates, farms and castles, where you can enjoy a variety of culinary experiences. As well as visiting local producers in situ on the islands of Møn, Zealand, Lolland and Falster, you can taste local produce in the many exceptional restaurants found here.
With this guide to gastronomic experiences in North Denmark, you can delve deeper into the culture and landscape of this dynamic part of Denmark and taste some of Denmark's best local raw ingredients. The salt produced on Læsø is a much sought-after product in Denmark and other parts of the world and you can see it being produced as it has been for centuries right here.
Fancy trying Denmark’s best duck? Or tasting cheese right where it’s produced? Then the Limfjord area is a good fit for you. This part of Denmark is famed for its seafood and you can pick up fresh fish and seafood at the fish market in Thyborøn or oysters at Glyngøre. Cycle your way round the region’s local farm shops and microbreweries and pack your own picnic basket full of local goodness.
The island of Funen has plenty of excellent foods and Danes celebrate the delicious local produce with food festivals. From May through October, there is plenty of opportunity to get a taste of Funen – whether they are composed of vegetables, cheese, fruit, beer, or chocolate. The island of Funen is filled with local producers and farm shops where the specialty items are endless and tasty, and all represent quality products from Funen.
The Danish Lakelands on Denmark's Jutland peninsula and close to Billund Airport is an extraordinary place where impressive forests, tranquil lakes, wild coasts, charming towns and lots of warm-heartedness takes you in to a world of good old Danish values, where intimacy, natural resources and creativity set the scene for exciting culinary experiences.
Good food feeds the soul, and Royal North Sealand, just 30 minutes north of Copenhagen, offers a wealth of culinary treats spiced with cultural experiences and excursions in stunning natural surroundings. Royal North Sealand is home to some of Denmark’s biggest castles such as Hamlet's Kronborg, Frederiksborg and Fredensborg. In addition you will also find vineyards, breweries and local food producers in the region.
Denmark has plenty of stunning luxury hotels perfect for a romantic beach holiday or a city break in Copenhagen or Aarhus. Here is a list of some of the most beatiful and luxurious accommodations in Denmark.
There are so many amazing travel blogs out there so narrowing this list down to ten was no easy task. But here it is: Our Top 10 Travel Blogs. All bloggers have visited Denmark and shared their best recommendations from their trips. Read on for some of our favourite travel blogs and check out their Denmark stories.