Denmark Quick Guide

If you are looking for a Denmark travel guide, you will find that there are quite a few of them available. Denmark is a Scandinavian country consisting of many islands and the majestic Jutland Peninsula. It is connected to nearby Sweden through the Öresund Bridge. Copenhagen, its largest city, is home to colorful red-brick churches and historic Nyhavn shopping center, and the world-famous Tivoli arcade and the world-famous‭' Borgt tree. Odense is Hans Christian Andersen's home town, with cobbled cobblestone streets and half-timber houses. Here are some information about these towns and cities, as well as Denmark itself.

The capital city of Denmark is Copenhagen. While in this city, you can enjoy the beautiful Central Station, where the metro system and buses depart from. If you have just arrived in Denmark from Europe, or if you just want to spend the night in one of its best-known neighborhoods, Old Town is where you should be. Here, you will find the Royal Palace and Castle, which were built during the 13th century. There is also the National Museum, the Central Library, the Museum of Statistics and a National Gallery.

A popular tourist attraction in Copenhagen is the Fountain of Danish Lights, where you can watch colored lights floating through the fountain, illuminating the water. In addition, the festival known as "Dansk festival" takes place in the middle of August, attracting tourists from all over Europe. In this festival, people decorate paper lanterns and carry out parades. If you want to take part in this colorful but brief festival, don't forget to dress in green. This is the traditional color for Danes, a tradition that you might also want to learn about when visiting Denmark.

Danish cuisine is famed all over the world. The combination of fruits, meats, fish, and cheese makes a unique style of cooking that the locals prefer. Danish cuisine is known all over the world for its amazing combination of tastes. You will never get boring while dining in a restaurant in Denmark. In fact, the Danish are famous for their hospitality, courtesy, and cuisine. For this reason, most visitors come to Denmark just for the festivals.

A trip to Denmark is not complete without visiting the Copenhagen Cathedral. It is regarded as one of the finest churches in the world, and it houses the remains of the Danish royal family. It can also be considered as the World's oldest municipal cathedral. Apart from the cathedral, the beautiful Royal Castle can also be visited in Copenhagen. Here you can try to walk around the royal apartments which were built centuries ago by the Danish royalty.

If you are looking for a more laid back experience, then you should take a walking tour through the towns in Denmark. You can start your walking tour in Copenhagen where you can go to See Copinge where you can see the modern architecture in place as well as the old buildings. You can see many historic sites in this town.

After seeing See Copinge, you should visit the old town of Copinge where you can still find remnants of the Danish royal lifestyle. In the old town, you can find The Danish House, The Parish Church, and The Old Court. The last stop of your walking tour in Denmark is The Danish House which is located in the centre of the city. Here you can have a glimpse on the rich history of this region.

Denmark Travel Guide is a complete tour to all the major destinations in Denmark. All the main tourist spots and tourist cities are included in this great book. You can choose from a choice of three different maps in Denmark, the map for Malm, the Map for Skokke, and the third map which are the Nordeboge Map. This great book will not only help you plan your next trip to Denmark, but it will also give you some great travel tips.

What vaccinations do I need?

Up to date information for vaccinations before you travel to Denmark are available from the NHS Fit for Travel website.

Is it safe to travel?

Best time to visit?

The best time to visit Denmark is May-Aug when the days are at their longest, temperatures are mild and the countryside is in full bloom. Spring and autumn are best for birdwatching on the west coast, with migrant species passing through.

Do I need a Visa?

UK citizens who hold a full UK passport can travel to Denmark visa-free.

See which forms you may need for entry into Denmark.

What currency do i need?

The official currency of Denmark is the Danish Krone (DKK). If you're looking to transfer or spend money in Denmark you can grab amazing Danish Krone deals via (GBP to DKK).

What about the wildlife?

When exploring Danish forests, moors or countryside you will find mammals like red deer, roe deer, fallow deer, squirrels, foxes and hares, as well as different amphibians and reptiles such as frogs, salamanders geckos and a few snakes.

What is the traditional food?

Danish food? Danes voted on their national dish, and the winning dish, a classic pork recipe called 'Stegt flæsk med persillesovs', was no surprise. The crispy pork with parsley sauce and potatoes is a very old dish that has won the hearts, and tummies, of Danes for centuries. You can taste the Danes' national dish in many restaurants around Denmark.

What Languages are spoken?

Over 98% of the population speak Danish. German is recognised as an official regional language in the Nord-Schleswig region that borders Germany, where it is spoken by 23,000 people, about 0.4% of the 5.2m Danish population. Greenlandic, an Inuit language, is spoken by 0.1% of the population. You can learn some basic Danish before you travel to Denmark and really impress the locals!

How much do you tip?

The currency in Denmark is the Danish Krone (According to Danish law, any service charge, including tips for waiters, has to be included in the price in restaurants. However, waiters obvious appreciate a tip, and according to some sources, it is customary to leave up to 10% to the waiter, if you are satisfied with the service.).

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  • Ambulance: 112
  • Fire: 112
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