You have most likely of Hans Christian Andersen and come to love many of his timeless characters, such as The Little Mermaid and The Ugly Duckling. But what about the man himself? As the father of fairy tales, Danish writer Hans Christian Andersen was a famous man in his time, courted by royalty and recognised for his greatness whilst living. Follow in the footsteps of Hans Christian Andersen with the help of this guide and delve deeper into fairy-tale Denmark's fascinating sites.
Come and be charmed by Copenhagen - a cosy knot of winding streets, beautiful buildings, mouthwatering New Nordic Cuisine and an unparalleled sense of style.
Funen (Fyn) is Denmark's second largest island, and you can instantly see why it is called Denmark’s garden island, with its gently rolling hills, orchards, hedgerows and half-timbered farmhouses.
From Viking treasures to royal castles and interactive museums, Denmark is steeped in a rich and diverse history, just waiting to be discovered.