With such an interesting and diverse coastline made up of miles
of unspoilt sandy beaches, fjords and small coves to the lake
districts, rolling hills dotted with windmills and gentle valleys
of the countryside, Denmark offers so many wonderfully unique
sightseeing opportunities. Gazing upon the many captivating moated
castles, picturesque cobblestoned villages and towns and rickety
buildings, there's no guessing where Hans Christian Andersen got
his inspiration for his world famous fairy tales.
Take a week to cycle through the beech woods in the countryside,
a day out in the Tivoli Gardens amusement park in Copenhagen,
explore the sleepy Medieval villages, or jump aboard a ferry to
explore the islands and marvel at the awesome bridges, such as the
16km (10 miles) oresund link to Sweden. With such a huge coastline
and emphasis on fishing, sampling some of the freshest fish in the
country is also an absolute must as well as a visit to the Viking
Ship Museum that is devoted to honouring Denmark's bold ancient
The country is small and boasts an excellent road and rail
transport system, and numerous ferry connections to the myriad
offshore islands. Another great way to see the country and get a
real feel for it is by bicycle.
From Vikings and large dogs to pastries and dairy, the charming
and hospitable kingdom of Denmark is definitely diverse and offers
visitors an exciting and unforgettable experience.