Explore The Ancient Kingdom of Denmark

Come and wonder at a really regal nation. Denmark is full of castles, manor houses, and formal gardens to be visited. Get up close to Danish royalty of the past and present at famous castles such as Kronborg and Egeskov or find your own Viking treasures, walking amongst ancient rune stones. Many Danish castles are still used by the Royal Family today, including Queen Margrethe, Crown Princess Mary and Crown Prince Frederik. Take part in traditional royal celebrations and events throughout the year or visit some of the hundreds of museums with interactive exhibits. 

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Castle and Manor House Hotels

Treat yourself like a royalty while experiencing history and culture by staying in one of Denmark’s many castles and manor house hotels.

Danish Monarchy

The Danish Monarchy

Get to know the faces of one of the oldest royal families in the world.

Jellinge Monuments

World Heritage Sites in Denmark

Visit one of Denmark's seven Wolrd Heritage Sites.

Vikings

Go raiding in Denmark's Viking past! Look at genuine longboats, walk among monuments and burial grounds, inspect the pallisades of Viking fortresses and learn more about the Danish Vikings and their role in world history.

Hans Christian Andersen

In Hans Christian Andersen's footsteps

You have most likely of Hans Christian Andersen and come to love many of his timeless characters, such as The Little Mermaid and The Ugly Duckling. But what about the man himself?

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Maritime Heritage

It’s easy to get out onto the water and experience real Danish maritime history for yourself. We have collected some great places to discover Denmark’s history on the high seas.

Viking stone circle

Prehistoric Denmark

From fascinating carvings to fully-preserved prehistoric corpses, Denmark's ancient origins are visible in many places and are just waiting to be experienced.