This small island packs a punch

Natural Experiences in Bornholm

For a relatively small island, Bornholm has quite a variety of geography and ecosystems. In the north you'll find rocky beaches and stunning cliffs. In the south are beaches with sandy so fine that the sand was once used in hour glasses. In between you have forests, caves, fields, and more. Off the coast you'll find the historic islands if Christiansø and Frederiksø. All of these waiting to be explored. 

This small island packs a punch

Natural Experiences in Bornholm

For a relatively small island, Bornholm has quite a variety of geography and ecosystems. In the north you'll find rocky beaches and stunning cliffs. In the south are beaches with sandy so fine that the sand was once used in hour glasses. In between you have forests, caves, fields, and more. Off the coast you'll find the historic islands if Christiansø and Frederiksø. All of these waiting to be explored. 

Denmark's Charming Third Largest City

Odense

Denmark’s third largest city, Odense, is often overlooked for its larger siblings Copenhagen and Aarhus, but this cozy city of almost 200,000 is home to great museums like Brandts, an award-winning zoo, and an acclaimed film festival.

Gather ideas for your next summer holiday with our guide to Denmark's best beaches

Denmark's Best Beaches

Denmark has some of the most beautiful beaches in Europe. With over 7,300km of coastline, choosing the best of Denmark's fine white sand, family friendly and crowd-free beaches is tough! We've picked some of Denmark's most popular beaches for this guide, bringing together dynamic dune-covered beaches and calm, sheltered beaches great for kids. What's more, you're never more than 50km from the coast in Denmark, which means a day at the seaside is easy.

Parks and green spaces in Copenhagen

Copenhagen has a lot of green spaces and beautiful parks which are perfect when you need a little break from the busy city life. These green oases are perfect if you want to have a picnic or walk around without worrying about cars or fast bicycles. When the sun is out you can experience a "chill out and let the time fly" feeling when laying in the grass.  

National parks in Denmark

Riding

Nature is open all year round

5 free things worth trying in Denmark

It's no secret - Denmark can be an expensive place to travel. But fortunately it's not always the case! As well as cheap ways to travel Denmark, budget accommodation and cheap restaurants, there are a ton of free and fun things to do.

Top attractions in Aalborg

The city of Aalborg offers something for everyone, regardless of interests and budget. The ever evolving harbour area buzzes of cultural attractions, including the Utzon Centre, and it's a great place to walk and take in views of the city. Venture just a short way outside the city and you can enjoy ancient historical places like the viking site Lindholm Høje.

Events in Denmark this autumn

Autumn is a special time in Denmark. This time of year, Denmark goes through a transformation year that can be seen not only in nature but also in the types of events on offer.  Autumn is also a great excuse for "hygge", that hard-to-define Danish concept that roughly translates into spending quality time with friends and family. Here's a list of some of the many events on offer in Denmark this autumn.

Denmark's Charming Third Largest City

History and culture in Odense

Denmark’s third largest city, Odense, is often overlooked for its larger siblings Copenhagen and Aarhus, but this cozy city of almost 200,000 is home to great museums like Brandts, an award-winning zoo, and an acclaimed film festival.

denmark beach

Denmark’s unbelievable coastline

Loekken beach

Find your dream beach in Denmark

Aalborg

Aalborg

Harbour front

Aalborg: Denmark's laid-back city

Prarie wagon holiday in East Jutland?

Saddle up!

Why not experience the green island of Samsø at the helm of a prairie wagon? You can hire a prairie wagon for a week’s holiday and take in the island’s sights at a relaxed pace.

The Marguerite Route

Marguerite Route sign

Marguerite Route facts

Tip! Hire a guide

A super way to experience Denmark’s nature is to hire a ranger, or guide, to tell you about interesting things along the way. Find out more about this service at your local tourist office or at the visitors centres located in Denmark’s national parks. 

Walking guidebooks

The Nature Agency produces information leaflets containing maps and descriptions of all public nature areas in Denmark. You can pick up these helpful guides for free at local tourist offices.