Top 7 Must-Visit Places For Your Denmark Vacation

Top 7 Must-Visit Places For Your Denmark Vacation

Oftentimes ranked amongst the happiest and most lively countries in the world, Denmark is a perfect place for the ones who wish to soak in Old-world charm and bask in its understated yet splendid nature. Read More

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Oftentimes ranked amongst the happiest and most lively countries in the world, Denmark is a perfect place for the ones who wish to soak in Old-world charm and bask in its understated yet splendid nature. The cities are usually small and walkable, and many boast well-preserved features and buildings. The destination is famous for its unconventional design, which is visible in its modern cities, where one can witness these design features together with historical elements. The arts are quite famous here, so during your Denmark vacation, you can uncover plenty of opportunities to feed your creative soul as well as endless opportunities to relish exotic restaurants, fine entertainment, and simple, lovely nature.  

DESCRIPTION

A compact Scandinavian country, Denmark comprises of spectacular landscapes where the visitors can bask in the natural beauty of the surroundings. This destination is privileged with a perfect amalgamation of awe-inspiring landscapes, creative architecture, medieval complexes, and distinct and grand castles that make visitors fall in love with the country instantly. The best time to plan your Denmark vacation is from May to August when the climate is delightful with mild temperatures and a blossoming countryside. Here we present an overview for you of the top places to see in Denmark for a picture-perfect vacation:

Tour At a Glance

Day 1: Copenhagen

Day 2: Funen

Day 3: Rabjerg Mile

Day 4: Aarhus

Day 5: Gilleleje

Day 6: Bornholm

Day 7: Esbjerg

DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 1: Copenhagen

Most of the tourists start their Denmark vacation in Copenhagen, which is the capital as well as the largest city in Denmark. Copenhagen is a stimulating city that has much to offer to every visitor. The city is the financial as well as the cultural center of the country. The majority of tourists visit Copenhagen for two major things: to witness the Little Mermaid which is a bronze statue based on the fairy tale of a Hans Christian Andersen and to enjoy Tivoli Gardens which is the most visited Scandinavian theme park. Copenhagen is famous for its Dutch Renaissance architecture in the Christianshavn neighborhood and boasts a horizontal landscape dotted with some medieval churches and neat castles.  

Day 2: Funen

The 3rd largest island in Denmark, Funen is known as Fyn in Danish and stretches across an area of about 1200 miles. The island can be accessed via the Great Belt Bridge from the Danish mainland and is famous as the home of the gorgeous Danish metropolis Odense, which is the home as well as the birthplace of author Hans Christian Andersen. Enjoy the acclaimed annual film festival of the city, the amazing art museums, charming restaurants and cafes situated near Funen’s beachfront as well as an award-winning zoo. Other highlights include attractions based on the nation’s Viking past such as the Viking Museum which preserves the world’s only known historic Viking burial ship and Egeskov Castle which is one of Europe’s best-preserved Renaissance-era castles. 

Day 3: Rabjerg Mile

One of the major migrating dunes across the country, Rabjerg Mile is amongst the top places to visit during your Denmark vacation in winter and is one of the best recommended Denmark attractions for tourists. The sand dune was created during the 16th century B.C. besides the western coast. It spans across east-northeast of Kattegat at a speed of 15 meters. Some of the proven modes of transportation to access Rabjerg Mile are via cars from Kandestedvej. In case you wish to explore the dune through the bike, then begin your journey from the west coast route of Vestkysten. Those who prefer to traverse on foot may commence their trip from a popular chapel, Raabjerg Kirke.

Day 4: Aarhus

A visit to Aarhus will uncover a city with both cosmopolitan as well as modern aspects and the allure of a small village. Situated on the Jutland peninsula, the city is the country’s second-largest and boasts a beautiful city center with a number of lovely restaurants and charming pubs along with romantic corners to make your vacation with someone special an even more special one! As the city is quite clean and well-organized, getting around it on the bike or on foot is easy. Throughout the city, you’ll witness numerous fascinating examples of European architecture such as the Concert Hall. Other highlights include the Women’s Museum, the art museum called ARoS, the Tivoli Friheden amusement park, and the Von Frue Kirke. 

Day 5: Gilleleje

An acclaimed fishing town, Gilleleje is cherished by the local tourists. Feel the cool breeze at the port which is a significant part of the town. In case you are wondering what to see during your Denmark vacation, then you can see the fisherman clearing all the lines besides the charming fishing town. It was constructed in the 14th century and is quite alluring and gorgeous. Make sure to enjoy a free stroll amidst the charming city and see the everyday morning fish auction. The world-acclaimed monument Kierkegaard is a magnificent experience. If you are looking forward to a touristy day, then Gilleleje is amongst the many amazing places to explore in Denmark.   

Day 6: Bornholm

An island situated in the Baltic Sea off the south coast of Sweden, Bornholm has an isolated as well as cosmopolitan feel to it. Although it is owned by Danish, the island is closer to Germany, Sweden, and Poland in comparison to mainland Denmark. The north region of Bornholm boasts some fabulous castle ruins from the medieval fortress Hammershus, constructed in the 14th century. The south side possesses sandy beaches, which are the closest to a Mediterranean-like beach that you’ll find in the Baltic Sea. Bornholm is the sunniest part of Denmark is a famous vacation spot for Europeans. The island is famous for its nice arts and handicrafts, its smoked herring and gorgeous natural scenery.   

Day 7: Esbjerg

A compact port town situated on the western side of the Jutland peninsula, Esbjerg used to be Denmark’s biggest fishing harbor at one point in history. This legacy is still alive as fishing is a significant part of the town’s lifestyle and economy today as well. The majority of tourists pass through the town en route Legoland, which is situated at an hour’s distance. You’ll find a shopping area in the town itself near the harbor. One can easily see all of the centers as it is mostly walkable. Popular highlights include the Fisheries and Maritime Museum, the largest museum in Denmark of its kind and comprises of items related to fishing and maritime life and also the coastal habitats of Denmark.  

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