Denmark

THE DANNEBORG

The name of the Danish flag is the Dannebrog, meaning ‘the flag of the Danes’ or ‘the red flag’. Denmark’s flag is the oldest, continuously used national flag in the world. Its private use was outlawed in 1834, and again permitted in a regulation of 1854. The Danish flag has changed its proportions over the years. But none of the changes really altered its essential character.

DANISH CUISINE

Something typical about the food is Danish Wienerbrød, which originally began to be manufactured in Denmark in 1840 by chefs from the Austrian capital Vienna. These fragile and sticky pastries are a popular favorite around Denmark. Read more….

CHRISTIANIA

Christiania is part of the Christianshavn district of Copenhagen. The area is named after King Kristian IV and the area previously belonged to the Danish Navy. Christiania has its own flag and Christiania is a society for people with alternative lifestyles. Read more…

HAPPIEST NATION

The amount and quality of leisure time is important for people’s overall well-being, and can bring additional physical and mental health benefits. Finding a suitable balance between work and daily living is a challenge that all workers face. Read more…

MEET DENMARK

and the capital Copenhagen

Did you know that Copenhagen originally was a Viking fishing village founded in the 10th century? Today Copenhagen attracts visitors due to the city’s harbour, cultural attractions and award-winning restaurants. Over the last years, Copenhagen has been one of the fastest growing metropolitan destinations in Europe worth experience on your own.

What else to see in Copenhagen?

What else to see in Copenhagen besides the most popular places like The Little Mermaid, Tivoli and Strøget. Here some Danes gives their point of view on what to see in Copenhagen. Some interesting places are being mentioned for instance: Nørrebrogade, Assistentens Kirkegård, Gammel Strand and Svanemøllen.

The Danes and their bikes

They are more bikes than inhabitants in Copenhaghen and almost 400km of bikelanes. Since the 60’s has Copenhaghen been for ecological and financial reason (oil crisis) a ”bike city”. No matter the weather condition, most of the population use their bikes as a transportation mode.Though cycling is the cheapest mean of transportation next to walking Copenhageners love their bikes no matter their financial income. Many middle class families with kids in Copenhagen don’t even own a car. In fact 25 percent of all families with two kids in Copenhagen have a cargo bike.
Even top politicians ride their bike every day to parliament. A majority (63 percent) of the members of the Danish parliament, located at Christiansborg Castle in the middle of Copenhagen, commute by bike.

Carlsberg

The Danish Carlsberg Group is a brewing company founded in 1847 by the dane J. C. Jacobsen. The company’s flagship brand is Carlsberg Beer. Carlsberg also brews Tuborg, Kronenbourg, Somersby cider, Russia’s best-selling beer Baltika, Belgian Grimbergen abbey beers, and more than 500 local beers in Denmark.
You can visit Carlsberg in Copenhagen. Carlsberg brewing is in Vesterbro, which is an area about 2.5 km from Copenhagen Central Station. Tickets are available online. Carlsberg has free shuttle service for you to easily reach the brewery. At Visit Carlsberg you get an authentic brewery experience with a lot of history as well as exciting and inspirational events throughout the year. Of course, they have beer tasting if you are interested. During the beer tasting are you introduced to different beers from the Jacobsen Brewery. You will learn about the ingredients and the brewing process, and how these affect the flavor.
A guided tour at Visit Carlsberg is the obvious choice if you are interested in beer, history, art or architecture. The guides will take you through the history of Carlsberg from the foundation in 1847 up until today. Visit Carlsberg also offers horse carriage rides and the world’s largest bottle collections.

CELEBRITIES

INVENTIONS

TOURS

Denmark family excursion (3d)

Summary: From world class attractions, such as Legoland, to thousands of kilometers of unspoilt beaches, you'll find something for your whole family on holiday in Denmark. Day 1 After checking-in to your hotel, you have some free time to explore Copenhagen city center. In the evening it is time head towards Copenhagen´s probably most known attraction, Tivoli amusement park. Here you can ride one of the oldest roller coaster in the world, built in 1910! Dinner will be served in a newly [...]
Address:
Copenhagen, Tanska, Denmark

Copenhagen excursion (2d)

Summary: Copenhagen, one of the best places to live in the whole world, also known as the happy capitol of Europe. In this environmentally conscious more than 55% of the population chooses to take bike to work instead of motor vehicle! Day 1 Explore the concept of “hygge” on a 3-hour sightseeing tour of Copenhagen, and discover why the Danes are some of the happiest people on earth! Visit Kongens Have (King’s Garden) to hear how the king helped create the world’s [...]
Address:
Tivoli Gardens, Vesterbrogade, København V, Denmark
The Little Mermaid, Langelinie, København Ø, Denmark
Phone: 08-562 65 000