Tourist - Editorial
There is a long tradition of delicious smoked fish on the island, particularly herring, mackerel and salmon. Many of the smokehouses are still in use with the characteristic chimneys and tempting smoked scent.
The rugged North
A city at the cutting edge
noma: a harbour hideaway
A taste of Danish culture
In Denmark, these world-famous sticky delights are called Vienna Bread (wienerbrød), as they were first made in Denmark in 1840 by Viennese chefs. Still, Danish pastries rose in popularity over the centuries and are now a firm favourite of ordinary Danes.
Hans J. Wegner
Most known for his functional chairs, which you will see all over Denmark, Hans J. Wegner was a very influential figure in chair design. You can buy some of his most famous chairs, such as the Y Chair, at Illums Bolighus in Copenhagen.
A luxury lifestyle brand, famous for its beautiful silverware infused with that Danish sense of style. Their flagship store is on Strøget in Copenhagen.
Munthe plus Simonsen
Treat yourself: shop in Copenhagen
The world’s oldest monarchy
The Royal Family residence
Denmark’s first people
Denmark’s Birth Certificate
National Museum (Nationalmuseet), Copenhagen
c. 12500 BC - The first hunters inhabit Danish lands.
3900 BC - Basic society built on agriculture and animal husbandry.
400-700 - Urbanisation begins.
866-867 - Viking conquest of York, which becomes the Viking capital of England.