Culture - Editorial
Hygge is as Danish as pork roast and cold beer and it goes far in illuminating the Danish soul. In essence, hygge means creating a nice, warm atmosphere and enjoying the good things in life with good people around you. The warm glow of candlelight is hygge.
The Danish word "hygge" (sounds a bit like “hooga”) roughly translates to coziness. However, that definition doesn’t quite cover it.
The perfect location
1000s – The first settlement.
Aalborg: Denmark's laid-back city
- Lose yourself in the rolling heathlands of Djursland’s National Park
- Spend an exciting weekend in Aarhus, Denmark’s second city
- Cycle or hike the many, varied trails of The Lake District
- Wonder at Egeskov Castle, Europe's best preserved Renaissance moat castle
- Explore the cathedral city and birthplace of Hans Christian Andersen, Odense
- Go island hopping in the South Funen Archipelago
- Visit the quaint cobbled town of Ærøskøbing
The Legacy (Arvingerne)
- Absorb wonderful art, architecture and sea views at Louisiana, Denmark’s most popular modern art gallery
- Follow Shakespeare’s Hamlet to it setting, Kronborg Castle
- Stride out on Denmark’s widest beach on the holiday island of Rømø
- See history come alive at the annual ring riding festival in Sønderborg, a medieval jousting sport enjoying a revival