Places in Southern Zealand
The country’s largest town square sits at the heart of Køge, creating an open, relaxed feel from the off. The main joy here is to wander the narrow cobbled streets containing Denmark’s best-preserved 17th- and 18th-century buildings. Add in a decent array of independent shops and tempting restaurants, and your maximum walking speed will be a lazy amble.
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Tips and articles
Viking Denmark: following the footsteps of ancient explorers
Were Vikings mead-swilling and pillaging hooligans, or civilising craftspeople, poets and merchants? Or were they hot (and hot-headed), as the History Channel's new TV series would have you believe? Your preconception...
Top 10 reasons to love Copenhagen
Surprising, artistic, experimental and cosmopolitan, the Danish capital overflows with cafés, culture and history...
Plastic fantastic: Denmark's Legoland
'The Happiest Place on Earth'? Disneyland may lay claim to the cheesy slogan, but we like to think that Denmark's Legoland, though considerably smaller, may give it a run for its money...
Copenhagen with kids
Danish culture gives children a beautifully natural place in society. Kids are, on the whole, neither spoilt nor overly scolded, and in Danish democratic tradition, they seem to be equal with adults...