Travel Guide to Denmark
Denmark consists of a large peninsula, Jutland (Jylland) and many islands, most notably Zealand (Sjælland), Funen (Fyn), Vendsyssel-Thy, Lolland, Falster and Bornholm, as well as hundreds of minor islands often referred to as the Danish Archipelago. It has a long coastline and a seafaring tradition going back to its Viking roots which make for an interesting heritage and culture for visitors.
What to see in Denmark
Copenhagen has its own page - Copenhagen
Bornholm - is an island located in the Baltic Sea 37 km south of Sweden, it is a popular holiday destination for Denmark's and Sweden's citizens.
Beaches - there are many seaside resorts and beaches around the Jutland peninsular.
Legoland, Billund - Theme park based on the famous building blocks, over fifty rides and other amusements.
Aalborg - Denmark's forth largest city in the north of Jutland - has a picturesque historic town centre and lively night life.
Ribe - is Denmark's oldest town located in south west Jutland, well preserved 15th century buildings. Including Ribe Cathedral, Saint Catharinæ Church and Monastery, Ribe Viking Museum, Ribe Art Museum, Ribe Viking Centre.
Kronborg Castle - the setting of Shakespear's Hamlet (Elsinore) . A World Heritage Site located over looking the Oresund, the narrow strait between Denmark and Sweden.
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