Denmark’s answer to Glastonbury, Roskilde Festival is northern Europe’s largest music festival, a week-long summer binge of bands and booze.
Each August, leading international theatre ensembles perform a selection of Shakespeare's works in the open air at Kronborg Slot, the real-life setting of the bard's otherwise mostly fictional classic, Hamlet.
For a week in mid-July, costumed characters bring the Viking site of Trelleborg to life with craftsmen at work in the small reconstructed 'village' and various activities for kids.
The Sorø International Music Festival is held at Sorø Kirke, with classical concerts held mostly on Wednesday evenings throughout July and August.
There are free concerts on the priceless organ in the dazzling castle chapel most summer Sundays at 5pm.
Sorø's ever-growing jazz festival takes place over a week in late July, with around 25 concerts performed in various venues across the municipality, including museums, churches and cafes.