Top things to do

Top Choice Museum in Roskilde

Viking Ship Museum

Viking fans will be wowed by the superb Viking Ship Museum, displaying five Viking ships discovered at the bottom of Roskilde Fjord. The museum consists of two main sections – the Viking Ship Hall, where the boats t…
Top Choice Amusement Park in Billund & Legoland

Legoland

Mind-blowing Lego models, fun rides and the happy-family magic associated with great theme parks have transformed Legoland into Denmark’s most visited tourist attraction outside of Copenhagen. It’s a great day outin…
Top Choice Castle in Helsingør

Kronborg Slot

The Unesco World Heritage–listed Kronborg Slot began life as Krogen, a formidable tollhouse built by Danish king Erik of Pomerania in the 1420s. Expanded by Frederik II in 1585, the castle was ravaged by fire in 162…
Top Choice Amusement Park in Rådhuspladsen & Tivoli

Tivoli Gardens

Dating from 1843, tasteful Tivoli wins fans with its dreamy whirl of amusement rides, twinkling pavilions, carnival games and open-air stage shows. Visitors can ride the renovated, century-old roller-coaster, enjoy …
Top Choice Museum in Northeastern Zealand

Louisiana

Even if you don't have a consuming passion for modern art, Denmark's outstanding Louisiana should be high on your 'to do' list. It's a striking modernist gallery, made up of four huge wings, which stretch across a s…
Top Choice Area in Christianshavn

Christiania

Escape the capitalist crunch at Freetown Christiania, a dreadlocks-heavy commune straddling the eastern side of Christianshavn. Since its establishment by squatters in 1971, the area has drawn nonconformists from ac…
Top Choice Castle in Nørreport

Rosenborg Slot

A 'once-upon-a-time' combo of turrets, gables and moat, the early-17th-century Rosenborg Slot was built in Dutch Renaissance style between 1606 and 1633 by King Christian IV to serve as his summer home. Today, the c…
Top Choice Museum in Aarhus

Moesgaard Museum

Don't miss the reinvented Moesgaard Museum, 10km south of the city. It's housed in a spectacularly designed, award-winning modern space, next door to the manor house that once accommodated its excellent prehistory e…
Top Choice Museum in Aarhus

ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum

Inside the cubist, red-brick walls of Aarhus’ showpiece art museum are nine floors of sweeping curves, soaring spaces and white walls showcasing a wonderful selection of Golden Age works, Danish modernism and an abu…
Top Choice Museum in Rådhuspladsen & Tivoli

Nationalmuseet

For a crash course in Danish history and culture, spend an afternoon at Denmark's National Museum. It has first claims on virtually every antiquity uncovered on Danish soil, including Stone Age tools, Viking weaponr…