Copenhagen has a lot of green spaces and beautiful parks which are perfect when you need a little break from the busy city life. These green oases are perfect if you want to have a picnic or walk around without worrying about cars or fast bicycles. When the sun is out you can experience a "chill out and let the time fly" feeling when laying in the grass.
In addition to many great Michelin-starred restaurants, you can find a growing list of Bib Gourmand restaurants in Denmark. The Bib Gourmand is an international award provided to high-quality restaurants with reasonable prices. They aren't Denmark's cheapest restaurants, but they are a great option if you want to try fine dining in Denmark without overspending your budget.
Get to know Copenhagen, one of the world's cosiest capital cities, where top sights and attractions are within walking or cycling distance. Explore parts of the city less travelled by visitors, such as the calm and chic Frederiksberg or architectural Amager. Take in sights like Hans Christian Andersen's grave in Nørrebro or The Little Mermaid on her rock near Østerbro, both close to cool local streets.
We've gathered together Denmark's top attractions within an hour of the capital, Copenhagen, into one guide. Mix and match attractions as diverse as seaside art museums, royal castles and ancient Viking sites to explore on fun-filled day trips from Copenhagen!
You have probably heard of rye bread, but have you heard about "Smørrebrød"? These open faced sandwiches are a huge part of the Danish diet and they come in many different varieties - made to suit every taste bud. So no matter if you're into veggie, fish, pate or meat, you'll love smørrebrød. This guide will lead you to the best places to get a taste of original Danish lunch - and for it to be truly traditional, you might want to think about adding a snaps to your meal.
Copenhagen is wonderful in the summertime. The days get longer, the sun gets brighter, the weather gets warmer, and the whole city is buzzing with life. Here's a guide to some of the best summertime events in Copenhagen.
Copenhagen is full of festivals throughout the year. Music, film, food, art, comedy - the Danish capital has an event for everyone. Here's a selection of great festivals taking place in Copenhagen this year.
We all prefer blue skies and sunny weather for our vacation, but we'll be honest with you; rainy days do occur in Copenhagen. And even if you happen to catch Copenhagen on a wet day, there’s still plenty to do while seeking cover from the drizzle. Here are some ideas on how to make the most of a rainy day in Copenhagen.
Copenhagen is rich in history. The Danish capital was officially founded in 1167 by Bishop Absalon, but research suggest that the location was inhabited already in the late Viking age. Copenhagen was a busy and strategically important merchant city throughout the medieval period where it controlled much of the lucrative trade and traffic to and from the Baltic Sea.
The Danish word "hygge" (sounds a bit like “hooga”) roughly translates to coziness. However, that definition doesn’t quite cover it. Hygge is so much more and always involves creating a nice, warm atmosphere and enjoying the good things in life with good people around you. Copenhagen is packed with atmospheric restaurants and cafés, beautiful gardens, charming winding waterways, and countless places and ways to experience Danish hygge.
New Nordic cuisine has really boosted Denmark's status as gourmet food capital of Scandinavia, and this year Denmark is home to 28 Michelin Stars at 24 star-studded restaurants. You can read all about Denmark's Michelin-starred restaurants in the recently published Michelin Nordic Cities Guide.