Denmark tailor-made holidays
Denmark, by virtue of its proximity and affordability is arguably the easiest of the Scandinavian countries to visit. A harmonious mix of old and new, ancient castles and Viking forts sit cheek-by-jowl with contemporary cities and slick design.
Made up of Jutland, the peninsula pushing north from Germany, and the two islands Zealand and Funen, the country comprises green, flat farmland in the main.
Most visitors head to Copenhagen, an exciting, atmospheric, atypical Danish destination. It has a beautiful historic centre, a good range of cultural offerings and a number of museums. The island on which Copenhagen sits, Zealand has fine beaches, lakes and forests to uncover.
Elsewhere a smattering of charming villages and clean sandy beaches provide the main attraction, although Jutland has a more varied landscape, with a windswept shore, wild heath and rolling hills; it also boasts the liveliest city after Copenhagen, Arhus.
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Venture to the isolated Faroe Islands, between Britain's northern shore and Iceland. Embark on a four-day self-driving route, travelling from Vagar, through Bird Island and to the Vestmanna cliffs, ending in Torshavn. This short break is bursting with excursions and immersion in Faroe culture.
Cpenhagen, Denmark's picturesque capital city plays host to one of Europe's most iconic Christmas markets, at the world-famous Tivoli Gardens from mid-November until the end of December each year.
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Denmark offers up an enchanting blend of fascinating history, unique culture, wonderful scenery and an inviting climate, making it an ideal destination for UK holidaymakers looking for something a bit different to the usual European summer destinations.
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Although small in size compared to some of its larger Scandinavian neighbours, Denmark packs a lot into a relatively compact space. Along with the forward thinking, carbon neutral capital Copenhagen this self-drive takes in the highlights of North Zealand, Jutland and Skagen.
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Top places to stay in Denmark
Located in Denmark’s capital city and the popular Vesterbro district, the Andersen Boutique Hotel is situated within easy reach of Copenhagen’s best dining, attractions, nightlife, shopping and cultural hits.
This luxurious boutique hotel with its impressive Venetian marble façade is set within a Moorish-style palace, located in Copenhagen's famous Tivoli Gardens in the heart of the Danish capital/
Set in beautiful landscaped gardens with ponds, streams and an adjacent deer park, Hindsgavl Slot is a 13th century castle that has been fully renovated into a modern hotel with characterful rooms and an award winning a la carte restaurant.
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