Travelling to Denmark

rosenborg-castleBefore moving to Denmark you may consider travling there for a holiday.

Denmark is a small Scandinavian country in Europe but is quite famous. It is no doubt a beautiful country but it is not just its beauty that attracts tourists from all over the world to come and visit this place. It is the smallest of all the Nordic countries. The Kingdom of Denmark is a sovereign state that is comprised of Denmark proper, and two autonomous constituent countries of the North Atlantic Ocean; the Faroe Islands and Greenland. The country itself consists a peninsula, Jutland, archipelago of 443 islands.

Denmark’s capital is Copenhagen which is the largest city of the country and also the major commercial hub. Copenhagen has the most tourist attractions and arts and entertainment spots which is why it gets the most tourist traffic of the country. The country may be small but it does excel in many areas such as farming, design, green technology, architecture, and pharmaceuticals. That is enough for running the country’s successful economy. Denmark is mostly famous for its amazing Scandinavian cuisine as well. They have great food, people and country so why not visit it once and enjoy all that it has to offer?

The history of the country is quite interesting and its monarchy could be traced back to the Viking King Gorm of 900 AD. Their history is mostly influenced by the Vikings and Christianity. Though Denmark established a national Lutheran Church in 1536 after ending the powerful rule of the Catholic Church. It went on to become a member of the European Union in 1973 even though their currency Krone remains. It is also one of the founding members of NATO, the Nordic Council, the OECD, OSCE, and the United Nations. They are also a part of the Schengen Area.

The country boasts beautiful galleries, museums with ancient artifacts, and historical parks that are gorgeous. The country is very economically friendly with their use of bicycles more than cars. The stunning beaches, majestic castles, lush green forests, moderate climate and friendly people make it a great country to vacation in. If it already isn’t then Denmark should definitely be on your list of places to visit in your lifetime because you will be missing out on something great. It is a nice place to take your family during summer for a vacation full of fun and joy along with its quiet and calm moments.

Denmark is full of stunning sights whether it be the natural beauty or the beauty of man-made structures like the Oresund Bridge that connects Sweden and Denmark through a road and rail. We have here a list of amazing places that you can visit when in Denmark to really take in the country in its glory:

  • Oresund Bridge
  • The Faroe Islands
  • Christiansborg Palace, Copenhagen
  • Hans Christian Andersen Museum, Odense
  • Nyhavn, Copenhagen
  • Tivoli Gardens, Copenhagen
  • Kronborg Slot, Helsingor
  • The National Gallery of Denmark (Statens Museum for Kunst), Copenhagen
  • Lyngby Open-Air Museum (Frilandsmuseet), Copenhagen
  • Egeskov Castle, Kvarnstrup
  • Amalienborg Palace, Copenhagen
  • The Round Tower, Copenhagen
  • National Museum of Denmark, Copenhagen


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