10 beautiful places in Denmark

Denmark is a country with many different attractions. The country has some beautiful cities, both modern and historic. In addition, there are some beautiful castles in the country and you can easily reach Sweden from Denmark. In this blog you will read about 10 beautiful places in Denmark, have fun reading!

#1 Copenhagen

We begin with the capital of Denmark; Copenhagen. Copenhagen is located in eastern Denmark, near Sweden. This beautiful city includes Nyhavn, a colorful little harbor near the city center. It is very cozy here and also a beautiful place to take pictures. In addition, you can enjoy shopping in the Strøget area. More of a lover of beautiful buildings? Then visit Rosenborg Castle, this centuries-old palace is open to the public and you will find some Danish crown jewels here, among other things. Very impressive!

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#2 Ribe

Ribe is the oldest city in Denmark and is still in good condition. For centuries, this city was used as a trading post because of its convenient location to several areas. Visit the VikingCenter, an outdoor attraction suitable for everyone. Here you will learn more about the history of this city. Especially for history lovers, Ribe is definitely not to be missed. You will find old Danish handicrafts and handmade jewelry in addition to old streets and buildings.


#3 Roskilde

Roskilde is the former capital of Denmark and today is also known for one of the biggest rock festivals in the world: Roskilde Festival. Like Ribe, this town is still in its old state and reminiscent of the Middle Ages. Here you can visit a number of original Viking ships, among other things. Should you not want to spend too much time in this city, it is also possible to book a day trip from Copenhagen. Within a day you will then be taken to the most beautiful places of Roskilde.

#4 Frederiksborg Castle

Frederiksborg Castle is located in the town of Hillerød and is known as one of the most beautiful castles in Europe. With its beautiful gardens, it is slightly reminiscent of Versailles in Paris. The castle was built around 1600 in Renaissance style. From a distance you have some beautiful viewpoints, from here you can also take beautiful pictures!


#5 Elsinore

Elsinore is a very famous place in Denmark. The city has an old center where you can enjoy shopping and eating. Also located here is Kronborg Castle, in the courtyard of this castle Hamlet by Shakespeare is performed. In addition, from Elsinore you can cross to Sweden by ferry, this is a trip of only 4 kilometers. So Elsinore is definitely worth a visit!

#6 Nationalpark Thy

This national park was Denmark’s first official national park. You will find a variety of nature here, such as heathlands, meadows and forests. You can enjoy hiking and cycling while enjoying the landscape. If you are looking for some peace and quiet during your trip through Denmark, this is an excellent opportunity!

#7 Egeskov Castle

Egeskov Castle is located on the island of Funen. The name Egeskov, which means “oak forest” in Danish, is said to come from the fact that the castle took an entire oak forest. Originally the castle was only accessible by drawbridge, nowadays it is easier for tourists to visit the castle. A surprise for many is that inside the castle there are some nice museums, such as a car collection, fashion and art.


#8 Grenen

In Grenen a special phenomenon takes place: here two seas meet. Also, this is the northernmost tip of Denmark, so all in all it is a special place. If you are very lucky, you will also meet some seals here. A very nice trip during your tour of Denmark!

#9 Legoland

Especially if you have kids, you can’t skip this place during your trip through Denmark: Legoland. This amusement park is located in Billund and is completely in the theme of Lego. You can buy all kinds of Lego here and you will also find a miniature city, completely built with Lego. There are also attractions that you would expect in an amusement park, such as roller coasters and a water ride.

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#10 Oresund bridge
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