It's no secret - Denmark can be an expensive place to travel. But fortunately it's not always the case!

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.

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.

Though small in size, Denmark now has a total of seven world heritage sites, with the Par Force Hunting Landscape and The Moravians in Christiansfeld joining the list.

Here are the top attractions within an hour of Copenhagen

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!

The Vikings were more than simply a raiding and pillaging people. They had highly developed social, religious and commercial structures and were just as adept at farming as raiding.

Aarhus – the city of smiles

Denmark is awash with fantastic family attractions - both indoor and out - to satisfy even the most demanding children.

Sporting over 150km of white, sandy beach with inviting shallow waters, open heath, rolling farmland, dense forest and picturesque lakes, the countryside is ideal for exploring by foot, bicycle, horse or canoe.

Copenhagen: The Gastronomy Capital of Scandinavia

Copenhagen is rich in history.

The symbol of Copenhagen itself, the Little Mermaid from Danish author Hans Christian Andersen’s romantic fairytale, is known and loved by all.

 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.

At its heart and straddling the banks of Denmark’s longest river - Gudenåen, Silkeborg city offers a wonderful