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.
Culture - Editorial
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 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.
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.
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
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.
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