Whether you’re looking to explore the great outdoors or party into the early hours, Denmark has it all. The Scandinavian country is a great destination for all kinds of holidaymakers. Groups of friends will love the nightlife scene in Denmark’s cosmopolitan capital of Copenhagen, while more active visitors can explore the stunning coastline and countryside. There’s around 4,000 miles of coast to explore - perfect for keen cyclists. If you fancy enjoying some fresh air in Denmark at a more leisurely pace, then why not pack the clubs? Denmark is a favourite destination for golfers, with several championship courses.
Many holidaymakers choose to visit Denmark for its vibrant cities. You’ll be greeted by a relaxed atmosphere in pretty Copenhagen. There’s tons to explore here - a historic harbour, beautiful architecture and several theme parks which are brilliant for children. Found at the heart of the city centre, you can spend hours on the fairground rides of the Tivoli Gardens. Once the sun sets, Denmark is packed with bars and clubs for party animals. Denmark’s second city of Aalborg is equally good for night owls. The vibrant Jomfru Ane Gade street is packed with nightspots that keep revellers entertained until the early hours. Aalborg is also Denmark’s cultural hotbed, with live music, theatre, opera and annual festivals. If you fancy something a little more historic, visit cute Odense. It’s the birthplace of one of Denmark’s most famous sons, Hans Christian Andersen, and really does feel like a fairy-tale city.
As you meander around the cobbled streets and colorful buildings of Copenhagen, you’ll see plenty of smiling faces. The locals love living in Denmark’s capital and you’ll soon see why. Copenhagen is a charming city, with lively shopping and nightlife areas surrounded by peaceful, pretty neighbourhoods. Take a wander around Copenhagen’s historic harbour, shop for souvenirs in chic boutiques or enjoy an evening of fun at Tivoli Gardens.Aalborg
Found in northern Denmark, Aalborg is one of the country’s cultural big-hitters. You’ll find the world-renowned Museum of Contemporary and Modern Art here - great for a few hours of wandering on a rainy day. Many holidaymakers are attracted to Aalborg for its nightlife scene, with charming pubs nestled across the city. Make sure you try a glass of the local beer. Some of Denmark’s finest tipple is brewed here.Odense
Hans Christian Anderson put Denmark on the map with his 19th century fairy-tales and you can visit his childhood home in Odense. Take a peek at Anderson’s sketches and notes before embarking upon a guided tour of his former haunts. Odense is also home to the stunning Egeskov Castle. It’s an ideal city for seeing the sights from the saddle of a bike.
Exploring DenmarkHistoric sights
Embark upon a journey back in time on your holiday to Denmark by visiting some of the country’s most historic landmarks. Copenhagen harbour is one of the country’s most famous sights and dates to the 17th century. It’s ideal for a cycling or boat tour. Copenhagen is also home to the 17th century Rosenborg Castle. It was once the digs of the Danish royal family and now boasts a fascinating museum and beautiful gardens.Theme Parks
You’ll have no trouble keeping the kids entertained on your holiday to Denmark. The original Legoland park is found in Billund, in the west of the country. There are some impressive Lego sculptures and activities. If you’re in Copenhagen, one of the most popular night-time activities is to hop aboard the rides of the Tivoli Gardens. There’s fairground games, bars and restaurants sandwiched between the rides.Nightlife
Legs feeling a little sore after a day on the mountain? Never fear. Head to the huge spa complex of Caldea and ease those aching muscles. One of the largest spa centres in southern Europe, Caldea is found in Escaldes-Engordany and has lots of treatments. You can soak in indoor and outdoor jacuzzis, saunas and UVA cabins or book a massage.Beaches in Denmark
It might not seem an obvious beach destination, but Denmark has some beautiful stretches of sand for boosting your tan. During the summer months, the coast attracts thousands of visitors. Make the three-mile journey from Copenhagen to Amager Strandpark, where you can spend the day lounging around on the sand. There’s even a few beach bars to keep you refreshed.
One of the most famous dishes that you’ll come across on your holiday to Denmark is a Smørrebrød. It’s a giant open sandwich piled with cheese, eggs, meat or fish. Tuck in yourself or share one with your mates. The Danes love their brunch, so expect breakfast favourites such as eggs benedict. Those with a sweet tooth can go for the local favourite of a Danish pastry. If you’re looking to grab something on the move, pick up a Danish hot dog from one of the stalls found on most street corners.Restaurants in Denmark
Whether you’re looking to eat on a budget or splash the cash, you’ll find great food available on your holiday to Denmark. There’s tons of restaurants specialising in Nordic cuisine. But Copenhagen is also home to some of the world’s most famous eateries. Head to Noma near the harbour and sample experimental concoctions with ingredients such as lobster and lavender.
All kinds of holidaymakers will love a trip to Denmark. Aalborg and Copenhagen are ideal for a lively city break, with loads to keep you occupied. Those in search of a longer getaway can explore the beautiful Danish countryside. Look no further than easyJet holidays for the best way of visiting Denmark. When you book a hotel and flight package with easyJet holidays, you’ll save yourself some serious hassle.