Vacationing in Denmark

Jutland is the main part of Denmark, and it is a peninsula located towards the north of Germany. It also has other islands with Zealand and Funen being the biggest.

THE CLIMATE

The climatic condition in Denmark is mild and it is often wet and rainy there because it is located on the coast. The summers in Denmark are really cool with an average temperature of 19oC with a fairly cold temperature in winter with an average high of 1oC.

TOP-RATED CITIES

The nine regional centers in Denmark are as follows:

  • Copenhagen (København): this is the capital city of Denmark and the largest. Copenhagen is a really vibrant capital and there are lots of things to see and experience here.
  • Aarhus: this is the second largest city in Denmark and the main city of the Jutland peninsula. It is famous for its historic open-air museum.
  • Esbjerg
  • Aalborg: there is a beautiful city center here and the Jomfru Ane Gade is located here too, where you’ll get the best nightlife in the city.
  • Herning: has a great entry point to the western coast beaches in Jutland.
  • Rønne
  • Sønderborg
  • Odense: this is the home to Egeskov Castle (one of the most preserved Renaissance castle situated in Europe.
  • Nykøbing Falster: you can set out to the mighty chalk cliffs of Møn, explore the old abbey and the castle, or even visit the good beaches on the islands.

FOOD

Eating out in Denmark could be really expensive. You can try pizza stands and kebab shops for a budget meal. The traditional Danish meals are made with seafood, so expect lots of herring in your dish. Heart meat, particularly pork is also popular in Denmark.

Wherever you choose to eat, avoid restaurants with multiple languages on their menu.

MONEY IS REALLY IMPORTANT!

Denmark is generally an expensive country. All the consumer goods and services have a sales tax of 25% which has already been included in the displayed prices. Buying food or drinks can be really expensive if you are on a budget.