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Cottages in Denmark
Romantic, picturesque, Denmark is a very special Northern European destination where long, splendid summer days transform into a snowy winter wonderland in the colder months. With properties strategically located near Copenhagen, Odense and in the north of Denmark, these vacation cottages will provide you with a unique, European experience replete with enchanted forests and castles in magical Denmark where summer berry picking and picnic adventures turn in to open air ice skating in places like idyllic Esbjerg town center in winter.Idyllic getaway in nature
These cottage rentals are perfect in any season for a blissfully romantic couples retreat or a wonderful Danish vacation with friends or family. Explore exquisite Danish countryside towns, villages and architectural gems and return for a tranquil al fresco dinner in a relaxing garden setting at your lovely vacation rental in the summer. Get cozy in your warm and inviting heated home in the winter months as soft snow falls outside, as the lights begin to twinkle over frosty towns and villages.
Travelers and activities
Encompassing hundreds of years of history, Denmark’s historic sites are varied, fascinating and so plentiful that you will need to return for another visit! From grand castles and stately palaces to learning how Viking royalty lived, history enthusiasts will be spoiled for choice in this peaceful country that is replete with incredible, historical landmarks. Explore the grandeur of sites like Frederiksborg Castle, 40 miles north of Copenhagen, or marvel at the curious architecture of heritage sites like 500 year old Aalborghus Castle situated in lush grounds in Aalberg. Choose from more than a dozen Viking museums and architectural sites!Denmark for foodies
Copenhagen has a well deserved reputation for being one of the best cities for food connoisseurs in the world and is known for it’s Michelin star eateries as well as a wide range of high end, trendy, affordable restaurants. The city of Aarhus also has a much raved about gastronomy scene and the small island of Fano in western Denmark is worth visiting for it’s wonderful seafood. Delectable food is on the menu around the country. Visitors should try the incredibly innovative toppings served on dark rye as a lunchtime open sandwich, exquisite Danish pastries and regional comfort food. Danish cuisine is typically a fusion of rich, hearty staples and global culinary trends resulting in decadent modern classic comfort food such as roast pork with sugar brown potatoes.
A fun fact about Denmark is that lego is Denmark’s most famous invention!
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Tivoli Gardens is a must see, historical theme park that is considered a national treasure. Founded in 1843, these lush gardens with their landmark, heritage architecture and whimsical, fairytale buildings are what inspired Walt Disney to create Disney World! Tivoli’s oldest and most popular attraction, the wooden roller coaster, dates back to 1914! Wonderfully nostalgic rides and thrill seeker fun will satisfy the most ardent adventure lover. In Villa Vendetta, Denmark;s spookiest haunted house, guests are treated to a terrifying journey through 12 haunted rooms complete with actors. After dark, thousands of colored fairy lights create a magical atmosphere straight from a bedtime storybook.2. Lego House Billand
Lego house is the ultimate lego building! No visit to Denmark would be complete without a Lego brick experience. This is a day out to remember forever, perfect for families and a dream come true for lego lovers. Located in Billund, where the Lego brick began, this unusual 130 000 square foot highly innovative, contemporary architectural marvel houses 25 million Lego bricks, giant plants and animals made of Lego and even a Lego waterfall! The house offers multiple sensory experiences for children of all ages who want to play and learn with Lego. Featuring wonderful eateries, a host of attractions and the ultimate Lego store with unique Lego products that cannot be found anywhere else, this will be the best playdate ever!3. Lyngby Open Air Museum
Located in the northern outskirts of Copenhagen and spread across 86 acres of land with more than 50 farms, mills and houses dating from 1650 to 1940 this splendid open air historical museum is one of the oldest and largest in the world. Step back in time and bask in the nostalgia of the past for a day in this wonderfully interactive experience where staff in period costumes reenact the way life once was. Just about every region in Denmark is represented at this magnificent heritage site where visitors can explore old fashioned food and grocery stores and see rural life in action. Marvel at exquisitely restored buildings and live events that accurately depict life as it once was in this breathtaking trip down memory lane.4. Fairytale Egeskov Castle
This stunning building is Europe’s best preserved Renaissance water castle and is located near Kvaerndrup towards the south of the beautiful island of Funen accessed by road and rail links. This marvelous attraction also features a magnificent collection of vintage, automobiles, motorcycles and flying machines. There is a lovely cafe that serves delicious lunches and in February visitors are in for a treat as magical colored light installations brighten up the dark night during Luminis Light festival.5. Viking Ship Museum, Roskilde
Scandinavia was founded by pioneering Vikings who sailed up rivers along the shores of Europe and across the open sea. This museum tells the extraordinary story of these seafaring pioneers and warriors who changed the world 1000 years ago. The stunning Viking longboat exhibits in this interactive museum bring the drama and mystery of the Viking era to life through guided tours, historical reconstructions and priceless archeological artifacts. There is a cafe on site that serves exquisite lunchtime fare.6.Thy National Park Northwest Jutland
This rugged, coastal wilderness has more than 80 square miles of biking and hiking trails that traverse dramatic sand swept dunes, coastal forests and wide, sandy beaches. This extraordinary national park is perfect for exploring on horseback and there is a well maintained bridleway with organized riding excursions available. Intrepid fishermen can head out to the icy North Sea for a day of fishing before returning to cozy Stenbjerg Kro, a heritage inn perched above the sea where the catch of the day can be enjoyed. Foraging for delicious berries and mushrooms for personal consumption in the dune heaths is permitted here, so plan a day of salt breeze adventure! .7.Nyhaven, Denmark
Walk in the footsteps of fairytale writer Hans Christian Anderson in his iconic picture postcard district of Copenhagen famous for its beautiful old houses with brightly painted facades. This is the heart and soul of Copenhagen’s seafaring maritime past! Enjoy great food and an ice cold beer at a pavement cafe in the summer before embarking on an exhilarating canal cruise. This heritage neighborhood offers a quintessential Danish Christmas experience in December when twinkly lights and festive decorated stalls line the main cobbled thoroughfare and wonderful, traditional, Christmas treats are on offer in cafes and restaurants.