Denmark

Things to do in Denmark

Located on the Stroget (High Street) of Aarhus, Denmark's second-largest city, Geog Jensen Damask is the Danish luxury brand's primary outlet for linens.

Don't try to find American-style Danishes (raised dough, fruity filling)—there's no such thing in Copenhagen. Summerbird is known for its flødeboller (snowballs), delicious confections of marshmallow cream and dark chocolate atop a marzipan base.

Housed in a three-story, corner-spanning, early 20th-century building just a few blocks from Stroget (Copenhagen's central shopping street), Arnold Busck is the flagship edition of a bookstore chain that boasts outlets all over Denmark.

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

At this no-frills bar, the mixologist is as big a draw as the cocktails themselves. Gromit Eduardson, formerly of the Hotel Skt.

Find skinny jeans by Scandinavian designers such as Filippa K and Acne Jeans.

Copenhagen celebrates Jul (as in "yuletide") with a Christmas crafts market and surfeit of light-bedecked Christmas trees in the city's famed historic amusement park, Tivoli Gardens.

A legendary department store and one-stop shop for design, where even the housewares section is stocked with illustrious names such as Arne Jacobsen and Georg Jensen. For a perfect souvenir, pick up a pair of orbiting cognac glasses with rounded bottoms.

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 maritime heritage.

Loppen, short for Musikloppen, meaning “the music flea,” is a popular performance venue located in the artistic Copenhagen neighborhood of Christiania.