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Denmark Travel Guide

Quick Facts

💰Currency Danish krone (kr)
🔄Exchange Rate US$1 = kr6.87
💬Language Danish
🗣️English Fluency Moderate
🏙️Capital Copenhagen
👥Population 5.8 million
🚘Driving Side right
🔌Plugs C, K
🕑Time Central European Time (UTC+01:00)
🍽️Must-Try Smørrebrød, Æbleskiver, Frikadeller, Stegt flæsk, Rødgrød med fløde

Backpacker Budget: US$68 (kr 467)

Hostel Dorm US$30 (kr 206)
Takeaway Meal US$10 (kr 69)
Public transport US$3.5 (kr 24)
Long-distance bus US$20 (kr 137)
Entrance Fee US$15 (kr 103)
Beer US$5.5 (kr 38)

When to go?

June to August High season, warm weather, longer days
December to February Low season, cold weather, short days

What's unique?

Welcome to Denmark, a charming and picturesque country nestled in Northern Europe. Known for its rich history, stunning landscapes, and unique cultural experiences, Denmark offers something for every traveler.

One of the highlights of visiting Denmark is exploring the vibrant capital city, Copenhagen. This bustling metropolis combines modern architecture with historic landmarks such as the iconic Nyhavn Harbor and the magnificent Rosenborg Castle. Take a leisurely stroll along the cobblestone streets of the city center or hop on a bike like the locals do and discover hidden gems around every corner.

Beyond Copenhagen, Denmark boasts an abundance of natural beauty. From rolling countryside to pristine beaches, there are endless opportunities for outdoor adventures. Explore the picturesque coastal towns of Skagen and Aarhus, or venture out to experience tranquility in one of Denmark's many national parks such as Mols Bjerge National Park or Thy National Park.

Denmark is also renowned for its exquisite cuisine. Indulge in traditional dishes like smørrebrød (open-faced sandwiches) or treat yourself to world-class Nordic gastronomy at one of Copenhagen's Michelin-starred restaurants.

With friendly locals known for their warmth and hospitality, Denmark welcomes you with open arms to experience its unique blend of history, nature, culture, and culinary delights.

Fountain in Copenhagen
Fountain in Copenhagen

Denmark Must-Sees
(1 week)

  1. 1

    Explore the charming capital city of Denmark, known for its beautiful architecture, historic landmarks, and vibrant culture.

  2. 2

    Discover the ancient capital of Denmark and visit the impressive Roskilde Cathedral, a UNESCO World Heritage site.

  3. 3

    Explore the birthplace of renowned fairy tale writer Hans Christian Andersen and visit the charming old town.

  4. 4

    Visit Denmark's second-largest city, known for its rich history, art, and vibrant student life.

  5. 5
    Legoland Billund

    Enjoy a day of family fun at Legoland Billund, one of Denmark's most popular theme parks, featuring impressive LEGO creations and thrilling rides.

Nyhavn, Copenhagen
Nyhavn, Copenhagen

Fun Fact

Denmark is the home of the famous toy company LEGO.


What are some popular tourist destinations in Denmark?

Some popular tourist destinations in Denmark include the Tivoli Gardens in Copenhagen, the Nyhavn harbor, the Little Mermaid statue, and the Viking Ship Museum in Roskilde.

Is it safe to travel to Denmark?

Denmark is generally considered a safe country to travel to. However, it is always important to take normal safety precautions and be aware of your surroundings.

What are some essential phrases in Danish?

Some essential phrases in Danish include 'hello' (hej), 'thank you' (tak), 'please' (venligst), and 'excuse me' (undskyld).

What's the best way to get around in Denmark?

The best way to get around in Denmark is by using public transportation systems such as trains and buses. Bicycles are also a popular mode of transportation in Denmark.

Travel Tips

  • Money Cards are accepted universally
  • ATM Fees Most ATMs charge no fees
  • Free ATMs Nordea, Sydbank
  • ATMs to avoid (high fees) Danske
  • Do remove your shoes when entering someone's home.
  • Do say 'tak for mad' (thank you for the food) after a meal.
  • Don't be overly formal in social settings.
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Cover: Nyhavn, Copenhagen

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