Top attractions in Aalborg

The city of Aalborg offers something for everyone, regardless of interests and budget. The ever evolving harbour area buzzes of cultural attractions, including the Utzon Centre, and it's a great place to walk and take in views of the city. Venture just a short way outside the city and you can enjoy ancient historical places like the viking site Lindholm Høje.

Events in Denmark this autumn

Autumn is a special time in Denmark. This time of year, Denmark goes through a transformation year that can be seen not only in nature but also in the types of events on offer.  Autumn is also a great excuse for "hygge", that hard-to-define Danish concept that roughly translates into spending quality time with friends and family. Here's a list of some of the many events on offer in Denmark this autumn.

Denmark's Charming Third Largest City

History and culture in Odense

Denmark’s third largest city, Odense, is often overlooked for its larger siblings Copenhagen and Aarhus, but this cozy city of almost 200,000 is home to great museums like Brandts, an award-winning zoo, and an acclaimed film festival.

Art exhibitions

Enjoy a wealth of art events and exhibitions in Denmark. See what's on in Denmark with our guide to art exhibitions around the country.

Enjoy some of the best cultural activitites in Denmark

Cultural Denmark

Denmark is a haven for culture. Arts, music, dance, theatre, fashion, events – Denmark offers it all, all year round. Here's a brief guide to some of the best cultural activitites in Denmark.

Copenhagen festivals

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.

Historical 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.

Happiest people in the world

Happy

The official happiness report

Aarhus

Art in Aarhus

Aarhus Harbour

The perfect location

Aalborg

Aalborg

Harbour front

Aalborg: Denmark's laid-back city

Lesoe Salt

East Jutland highlights

Go hiking, biking or horseback riding in National Park Mols Bjerge

The landscape in Mols Bjerge Nationalpark was created by gigantic ice tongues and tons of water, which has resulted in tall peaks with great views, deep dead ice holes and spectacular wildlife. When having explored the many opportunities in the nationalpark, you can walk the cosy streets of Ebeltoft with their cobblestones and half-timbered houses covered in hollyhocks.

Funen highlights

  1. Wonder at Egeskov Castle, Europe's best preserved Renaissance moat castle
  2. Explore the cathedral city and birthplace of Hans Christian Andersen, Odense
  3. Go island hopping in the South Funen Archipelago
  4. Visit the quaint cobbled town of Ærøskøbing 
  5. Take a day trip to Faaborg, another lovely coastal town

Further reading

Read more about Funen.

Læsø salt

North Jutland highlights

  1. Stand in two seas at once at The Branch (Grenen), Denmark’s northernmost point
  2. Uncover the intriguing buried church in the dunes south of Skagen
  3. Wander round the artistic seaside town of Skagen
Læsø salt

North Sealand highlights

  1. Absorb wonderful art, architecture and sea views at Louisiana, Denmark’s most popular modern art gallery
  2. Follow Shakespeare’s Hamlet to it setting, Kronborg Castle
  3. Relax in the cute fishing villages and beach areas of the North Sealand coast
  4. See the stunning Frederiksberg Castle, nestled on a lake 
  5. Visit the home of the late, great writer Karen Blixen
West Jutland

West Jutland highlights

  1. Feel the power of the North Sea on West Jutland’s wind-swept beaches.
  2. Take in the vast Wadden Sea National Park, a haven for birds and wildlife.
Holger Danske, Helsingør

Kings and Queens of North Sealand

Kronborg- Hamlet's home