Denmark is perfectly located for cruises in and around Scandinavia, the North Sea and the Baltic Sea.
Aalborg is bursting with cultural attractions and events, whether you're into music, theatre or art. Domestic as well as international artists regularly hold gigs or exhibitions throughout the city and Aalborg is also home to a flourishing underground art scene.
Constructed in the second half of the 14th century, Saint Laurence church was the biggest church in the region at the time. By the beginning of the 1600s, sand drifts began to slowly encroach upon the area around the church, finally reaching it in the 18th century.
Skagens Museum features over 1,800 works from Danish and international artists, roughly covering the period from the 1870s to the 1930s.
The wild winds and waves shape the landscape and dictate the lives of both the humans and animals inhabiting the area.
Denmark is a Viking country and for thousands of years, the Vikings were superior at sea and kings of the battle-fields, dominating the culture and history of Northern Europe.
Skagen is part artistic bohemia, part fishing industry and part natural beauty.
Denmark is famous around the world as a proud Viking land. There are many places in the country where you can not only visit Viking ruins and monuments, but also take part in thrilling Viking events and re-enactments. So grab a helment and prepare for battle!
Whether you're in the market for Viking replica outfits or jewelry, or you just want to immerse yourself in a bit of history, Denmark's Viking markets are the perfect places to visit.
The Viking age is generally accepted to have lasted from the first Viking raid on the Lindisfarne monastery in Northern England in 793 to the decisive Battle of Hastings in 1066.
No matter where you go in Denmark, you are not far from Viking history. The country is scattered with Viking burial sites, fortresses, and indoor and outdoor museums. We have put together a guide of Viking sites, you can see on your holiday in Denmark.
North Jutland, especially Aalborg and the surrounding area, is packed with Viking heritage, Viking sites and Viking experiences. From burial sites and reconstructed dwellings to museums, Aalborg is a great destination for the Viking enthusiast.
The western part of Sealand is packed with Viking experiences. The area has great outdoor attractions with genuine Viking heritage, including a Viking-age fortress and the beautiful Åmosen Nature Reserve.
Jelling is located in East Jutland and boasts some of Europe’s most prominent Viking Age monuments, included in the UNESCO World Heritage list. Jelling is a perfect place to learn about Viking royalty and Viking life.
East Sealand is rich in Viking history and the relative short distances means that you can fit in many Viking attractions in one day. From genuine Viking ship exhibitions to outdoor museums, East Sealand has everything to satisfy your Viking craving.
Ribe is not only Denmark’s but also Scandinavia's oldest town. Ribe's Viking history can be traced back to around 710 AD, when it was a thriving market place by the Ribe River.