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Things to do in Denmark

From classic must-see sights to insider hot spots and local haunts, there are countless things to do in Denmark. How do you decide? Start with our travel guide and get our favorite Denmark attractions and activities—shops, museums, parks, nightclubs, coffee shops, tours, and more.

Our international team of editors and writers handpick the best things to do in Denmark to help travelers discover authentic, local experiences. Whether a hidden boutique with handcrafted products, a popular local festival, a bakery with a cult following, or a picnic-worthy park, Travel + Leisure guides the way, providing information and inspiration. From beaches and bars to cultural attractions and up-and-coming neighborhoods, our list will help you make the most of your romantic getaway, family vacation, or trip with friends. Below find Travel + Leisure’s top picks for what to do in Denmark.

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  • 1105

    At this no-frills bar, the mixologist is as big a draw as the cocktails themselves. Gromit Eduardson, formerly of the Hotel Skt. Petri and the Hote... More
  • Amager Strand

    Copenhagen's city beach park is busy all year with everything from people-watchers to kite surfers to kayakers. The paved promenade, which extends ... More
  • Arken

    Soren Robert Lund's design for the Arken Museum of Modern Art places great emphasis on the contours of the surrounding landscape and the area's mar... More
  • Arnold Busck

    Housed in a three-story, corner-spanning, early 20th-century building just a few blocks from Stroget (Copenhagen's central shopping street), Arnold... More
  • ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum

    Open since 2004, Aros Aarthus Kunstmuseum is one of Northern Europe's largest art museums, with 17,000 square meters of exhibition space. The museu... More
  • Atelier Witt

    The gallery displays Danish painter Peter Witt’s Impressionistic landscapes. More
  • Birna

    The creative vision of Icelandic designer Birna Karen Einarsdottir is on display at Birna, a women's clothing boutique on Istedgade, the main arter... More
  • Black Diamond

    The Black Diamond is the name given to the modern wing of the Royal Library, inaugurated by Queen Margrethe in 1999. The nickname originates from t... More
  • Bloomers

    Founded by Caterina Pinzarrone and Nanna Lynge Larson, who interned together at Junk de Luxe, Bloomers is an upscale clothing and accessories store... More
  • BonBon-Land

    Named after a popular line of Danish candies, this 33-acre amusement park in southern Denmark is rife with depictions of bodily functions—vomiting ... More
  • Botanical Garden & Museum

    The greenhouses were built in the 1800's by Carl Jacobsen, the father of Carlsberg beer. More
  • BrewPub

    Located in a vaulted basement room in a 17th-century buliding just a few blocks from Copenhagen's City Hall (with entrance only through an interior... More
  • By Malene Birger

    The resort-influenced collection—all flirty caftan dresses in bold prints, diaphanous silk shirts, and wide-leg trousers—brings to mind Bianca Jagg... More
  • Castenskiold

    After having previously closed its doors, Castenskiold re-opened in late 2011 as Castenskiold Food & Nightlife. The new concept of a cafe by day, n... More
  • Coffee Collective

    When touting Copenhagen’s serious caffeine cred, javaheads usually cite this java joint, founded by World Barista Champion Klaus Thomsen in the scr... More
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