Denmark

Denmark Travel Guide

Cars are nowhere to be found in Den Gamle By (The Old Town).

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

Designed by Boje Lundegaard and Lene Tranberg, Skuespilhuset, Denmark's Royal Playhouse, is a landmark of modern Danish architecture and was completed in 2008.

A handful of the best new Scandinavian ceramicists—including Ditte Fischer and Anne Black—have pieces at Designer Zoo, a workshop-gallery that also sells jewelery and clothing.

Black-leather couches, brick walls, and velvet curtains lend a rakish air to this clubby, basement-level bar off tony Bredgade street. Grab a quiet table in the front room and watch the parade of chic, statuesque Danes en route to the dance floor in back.

Make your nightcap a Red Rum (currants muddled with sloe gin then given a shake with Bacardi 8 Year Old) in the gorgeous space that preserves many of its original 18th-century details.

Sells pastel dresses from the romantic Danish atelier Bruuns Bazaar.

The waterfront Royal Danish Playhouse is the home of the Royal Danish Theater. It houses three stages: the Store Scene, the Port Scene, and the Lille Scene, and can accommodate up to 1,000 people for performances.

Valdemars Slot is on the quiet little rural island of Tåsinge, two hours southwest of Copenhagen.

The opulent Royal Danish Opera House, donated by the A.P. Møller and Chastine McKinney Møller Foundation, was opened by Queen Margrethe in 2005.