The best cities to explore during a visit to Denmark


For us, a trip to Scandinavia is a dream. History. People. And the country itself. They all make a magical place in the world. The country we love to explore is Denmark which is a paradise on earth. With one of the most impressive landscapes in Europe, it stretches across the Scandinavian countries. It’s a small country, no doubt, but don’t be fooled by the miniature size.

In Denmark, you will always find an undiscovered landscape or a journey that has been less traveled and that leads to a world of beautiful views and museums to explore. And the country is one of the happiest places in the world! Imagine happiness living in Denmark.

Well, let’s find out what’s the matter. All that beauty and happiness in one place.

Mandatory islands include Bornholm, Copenhagen and Aarhus. Home to fierce Viking warriors, Denmark offers a combination of rich cultural history and striking landscapes known to the locals as “Hygge”.

With its stunning coastal peninsula and picturesque fishing villages, Denmark is probably one of the most colorful countries in Europe. With a pleasant and hospitable atmosphere, this Nordic country has countless historical attractions scattered throughout the cities that represent Denmark rich history.

From medieval churches and blissful architecture to amazing Viking-like museums and ships docking in some of its ports, there’s a wealth of history you wouldn’t want to miss.

If you’re still not convinced, check out the list below for inspiration and ideas on which cities to visit during the tour Denmark.

The best cities to visit in Denmark

Copenhagen – the capital

Touching Baltic Sea,, Copenhagen,, Denmark the capital, is known for its Danish, delicious cuisine, architectural scene, lazy atmosphere and lively nightlife. You are meant to fall in love with this Scandinavian capital.

History buffs can take a walk Frederiksstaden district streets, admiring the picturesque architectural projects. Then pass Amalienborg Palace, the official royal residence Denmark. From there you can descend to Rosenborg Castle, where they keep Danish royal jewels. If you still don’t have enough of the kingdom and the castle, take a look stunning Christianborg Palace.

Don’t miss the educational tour Danish National Gallery for an insight into Danish culture and history. If you are traveling with children, visit Tivoli Gardens, one of the oldest theme parks in the world. Even if they are not in the mood, they will have an explosion on the colossal slides. Be sure to take the children to see Statue of the Little Mermaid, a fantastic place for some memorable moments of the picture.

You can spend an evening where people are watching Luka Nyhavn while biting Smorrebrod, a classic Danish sandwich. Although accommodation in this city is not affordable, you can check out these resorts. Hotel Sanders, i 71 hotel in Nyhavn


Rainy day in Copenhagen exploration

Aarhus – the largest, smallest city

Travel to Aarhus, the second largest city in Denmark, will discover a city associated with the simplicity of a small village and modern multicultural elements. Most of the essential accents are located within walking distance. Which means you’ll be able to check them all out in a few days!

Spend your first day exploring Old Town, an open-air museum (Old Town), get an overview of the history of Denmark from the 1700s.

If you still have a little strength left, you can check Statue of King Christian X it is the opposite ARoS Aarhus Museum of Art on Street Bispetorv. Carry the camera. From there you can climb to Aarhus Cathedral a cathedral with a beautiful view of Aarhus 1 c.

South of the city center you can explore Marseillesborg Castle, and if you’re lucky, you can watch the shift of the guard every day at noon. Hitting is just throwing a rock An endless bridge i Tivoli Freedom Fair.

Other attractions to visit include Mollestien,, Aarhus City Hall i Moesgaard Museum. For dinner, you can enjoy snacks at the street markets while hanging out with the Danes.

Aalborg – the fourth largest city

Aalborg is a real gem of the north Denmark!! The city lies at the top of the fjord (yes! There is a fjord Denmark !). It sits in the far north Jutland,, Aalborg is a bit away from the capital, but still surprises travelers because it provides almost everything the capital has.

This beautiful university town is known for its Viking heritage, modern architecture and picturesque medieval city center. The city is also known for its colorful colors Aalborg Waterfront an area where Viking ships were once used to trade on Limfjord.

You can start the tour ART A modern art museum for some history lessons. You can visit later Defense and Garrison Museum in Aalborg. The museum is full of Danish machines that were used during the Second World War.

Another site you must visit is Lindholm Hoje, an archeological cemetery for both the Viking Age and the Germanic Iron Age. If you are traveling with children, let them enjoy visiting the famous Aalborg Zoo for a day full of fun and activities. As evening approaches, you can walk down Waterfront for a relaxing evening with a taste of different Danish cuisines.


Although a bit away from the capital, the ride is worth it. Explore the waterfront of Aalborg and look for great Danish maps.

Pisces – the oldest city

Founded about 700 years ago, Ribe is undoubtedly the oldest city in all of Scandinavia. Ever since the Viking Age, between 790 and 1070 AD, the city was considered a key trading city because of its strategic position that connected the whole of Scandinavia with the rest of the Nordic trade routes.

Not only that Fish Denmark the oldest city, but also has a multitude of experiences today. Although not as popular as other cities in Denmark,, Fish it is full of museums and architectural gems like Fish Cathedral and the picturesque Neolithic city center.

You can spend the morning strolling the city’s cobbled streets; be sure to photograph the picturesque architecture. While in the city center you can visit Fish Cathedral or climb on An ordinary tower for some beautiful views of the city.

Other notable attractions are included where you can learn more about the Viking world Viking Museum,, Viking center, unique displays of medieval clothing, weapons, art and more. You can find more items at Fish Art Museum. You can also go to Wadden Sea National Park for some evening sea sightseeing or sightseeing activities Command Island.


Ebeltoft it is often mistaken for an old sleepy seaside town, but this ancient port city comes to life during the summer holidays. The streets are crowded with tourists from all over Europe, who visit to experience the wild and vibrant nightlife of Ebeltoft. Although relatively new, this port city is one of Denmark the most picturesque destinations.

This charming old town boasts beautiful cobbled streets, twisted archaic buildings and flourishing places of worship in summer. One of the main attractions you must visit is frigate Jutland, the largest wooden battleship on the planet. Learn how the Royal Danish Navy used this warship to fight pirates along its coast.

Don’t forget to pass by the city kid 1789. town hall, turned into a heritage together with a dungeon which is reached through a secret door in the reception.

If you have time, visit Ree park for an afternoon game or go down to Ebeltoft Glass Museum for a journey into the past. Other attractions include the Ruins Kalo Castle, i Cat center, a shark sanctuary.

Odense – garden island

Although tourists often skip it in favor Copenhagen i Aarhus,, Odense,, Denmark The third largest city, there are many things to see and do. It is also a birthplace Hans Christian Andersen i Carl Nielsen,, Denmark most famous authors.

This “Garden Island”, as it is known, consists of oak plantations, soft hills, semi-wooden buildings and provides an opportunity to visit most of the medieval castles and mansions.

Start the day around the picture perfect Hans Christian Andersen neighborhood, experience the feelings of a fairy tale without spending a penny. From there you can visit St. Knud Kirke Cathedral or take a bike and explore The village of Funen and feel nature.

Another attraction to visit includes Danmarks Jernbane Museum (Danish Railway Museum), Egeskov Castle, i Philosophers. As evening approaches, you can pick up a cup of coffee as you meet the locals at the main street markets in Odense.

Christian Christians

Although this statue of Hans Christian Andersen is located in Copenhagen, head towards Odense, his birthplace. Its neighborhood is magical and the scenery amazing.

My island

Lying a few hours south of Copenhagen, My island pays homage Denmark mostly white chalk-white cliffs. My island is a top destination for nature lovers interested in exploring Baltic Sea.

Start your day exploring Liselund Castle with its perfect romantic garden; later you can walk or ride a bike Klinteskoven Forest, if you don’t mind getting lost.

Mount Moens Clint

Stunning island Mount Moens Clint it is only a two-hour drive from Copenhagen. It is a desired landscape because of its beautiful and beautiful landscapes. Here you can gaze at inspiring landscapes, swim in the Baltic Sea or hike through ancient forests for adventure.

The fossils surrounding the rocks reach back, millions of years back, long sections of chalk cliffs falling into the clear blue sea. Experience the unique forest on the beach – Klinteskoven, where you will find rare flora and fauna while walking marked.

Outdoor activities

Local authorities have curved strategic cycling routes Limestone cliffs 120 meters high in the vast Klinteskoven forest – if you are persistent enough, head for the peregrine falcon, a large predator at the heights of Møns.

If you are traveling with children, you can take a look Geocenter Mons Clint, an exciting museum for children.

Excitement seekers can explore the beach at the foot of white chalk cliffs covered in fossils about 70 million years old. You can join a fossil hunting group for some exciting adventure. Be sure to carry a chisel and hammer. You can try the experience of climbing a tree if it is your first time. You sweat, walking on ropes set hundreds of feet above the ground. While you’re there, you’ll enjoy a rewarding view of Baltic Sea. Don’t forget to check historically as well Elmelunde Church.

Our final word

I’m looking for recommendations for cities to explore while you’re in Denmark? Try these fun places we have listed and share with us your Danish holiday experience. Most travelers to this Nordic country eventually visit Copenhagen and Aarhus. But truth be told, the country has hidden gems, unvisited striking cities full of exciting and thrilling places to explore. Get off the beaten track and definitely Live less normally.

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