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Denmark, Viking history, Viking alphabet, Runestones in Denmark

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.

1) Enjoy a city break with a cultural difference in Aalborg

Beyond Copenhagen, the area of North Sealand is an easy addition to a holiday offering fascinating castles, historic monasteries, world class museums, picturesque fishing villages and some of the finest white sandy beaches along the coastline that is known as the ‘Danish Riviera’.

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

Aarhus – the city of smiles

Copenhagen Jazz festival in Denmark

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.

Northside Festival in Aarhus 2013 Photo: Christina Soerensen

Denmark is a music festival nation. The Danes love live music, both indoors and outdoors, and the year is rammed with musical events ranging from the small to massive, covering such diverse styles as jazz, heavy metal, classical and electronica.

Every second year, the beach and forest along the southern coast of Aarhus turns into a world class, international art exhibition, free to the public.

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.

The Vikings Return 

Copenhagen in February is simply wondercool

Boat trips calling at selected restaurants, celebration of the blue mussel, live music in both new and familiar constellations and guided tours through lesser-known Copenhagen districts are just a few of the items on the programme when Copenhagen’s culture month,

You might want to bring that sweater when going to Wondercool in Copenhagen during the month of February. In return you are guaranteed lots of cultural warmth with eight festivals joining forces.

Wondercool Copenhagen

Gastronomic boat trips, guided walks through the hidden Copenhagen, celebrating blue gold, a ‘behind the scenes’ look at architecture and music in new and familiar constellations are just a few of the programme activities in store when Wondercool culture month gets underway in Copenhagen for the

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