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Denmark : When and where to go?
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Denmark: Climate & Weather
Denmark has a very pleasant climate, more so than the other Scandinavian countries, due to the influences of the Gulf Stream.
4.1°C - 39.4°F
Copenhagen, updated 01:59 GMT
What to do in Denmark
Quality of life, tolerance, nature, these are words associated with this small and flat country boasting a myriad of islands.
Copenhagen, the capital, is a modern, vibrant and lively city, surrounded by gardens with monuments worth a visit: The Little Mermaid statue of course, the Amalienborg Palace, the Cathedral, the district of Christianshavn and also the Nationalmuseet, and those looking for family fun the amusement park at Tivoli is definitely worth a visit.
To go back in time, visit the oldest town in Scandinavia, Ribe, it has half-timbered houses, a cathedral and museums devoted to the Vikings.
Egeskov Castle is also a great stopover for its Renaissance architecture with oak foundations and also for its very special park.
The city of Aarhus, in Jutland, is mainly known for its active student life, but also for its old town which has several restored buildings dating from the seventeenth century. There is also the Domkirke cathedral, and the former chapel of the Vor Frue Kirke church.
Funen and its archipelago will seduce you with their dolls villages and castles that will take you back in your imagination to the Andersen's fairy tales, these are situated in very beautiful natural landscapes.
Denmark : The basics
There are many international flights to Copenhagen.
A visa is not required for EU citizens.
The currency in circulation is the Danish Krona.
The budget required is fairly highly as with all Scandinavian countries: A meal will cost about €25 and a double room will cost €60 in a Guest House, it's about 30% more expensive if you prefer a hotel. Note that camping outside a campsite is prohibited.
There are no particular health issues in this country.
For travelling around, buses and trains are efficient and well co-ordinated. The bicycle is an ideal means of transportation in this flat country. Domestic airlines are also available and some are reasonably priced.
For those who want to buy some souvenirs and can afford to do so, they can choose between wooden objects, textiles, porcelain, glassware and Lego ... of course!