Beautiful beaches lie beside gourmet restaurants, boutique hotels and designer shopping in Aarhus . Viking adventures await you near the fjord town of Vejle . Regal Danish history is at your fingertips in the royal city of Kolding  and you can walk in the fairytale footsteps of Hans Christian Andersen in Odense .
How to jet yourself here
With daily flights to Billund  and Aarhus  airports, both less than two hours flight from the UK, an exciting break in the region is easier and cheaper than ever. So book your Ryanair ticket  to the heart of Denmark.
Enjoy Danish design and Nordic cuisine
For lovers of food and fashion, a break to Denmark can’t be beaten. After shopping at top designer stores in Aarhus, the cosy Latin Quarter awaits, with its plentiful restaurants, cafés and bars. The quaint cobbled streets of Odense are filled with small boutiques and Vejle and Kolding are great places to shop for Danish design products and regional specialities. You can feast on traditional Danish dishes, world food and the world-famous New Nordic cuisine in restaurants across the region.
Nearby beaches, woodland and fjords
The cities of Aarhus, Vejle, Odense and Kolding all lie in wonderful, unspoilt nature, easily accessible from the city centres. You can take a relaxing walk along white, sandy beaches and be back in the city for dinner. Why not try cycling in the region’s great outdoors? The woodland on the shores of Vejle Fjord is a paradise for mountain bikers and cyclists. The coasts of Jutland and Funen are dotted with quaint fishing villages just waiting to be explored. Whatever you’re in to, there’s an active break just for you right here.
Great places to stay
The region offers you everything from boutique hotels and B&Bs to cosy inns and wallet-friendly campsites. Search and book the accommodation that suits you here.
Viking and fairytale adventures
A wealth of cultural adventures awaits you, as varied and exciting as the region itself. Ultramodern ARoS Art Museum has given Aarhus a reputation for cutting edge art and its rooftop installation, Your rainbow panorama, affords stunning views. Step back in time at Jelling, near Vejle, and walk amongst the magical Viking rune stones. Look over the majestic royal city of Kolding from the impressive KoldingHus castle or walk in the footsteps of Hans Christian Andersen in Odense, his picturesque birthplace.