Highlights in Denmark


COPENHAGEN

Statens Museum for Kunst, National Gallery of Denmark National Gallery of Denmark

The only place in Denmark which features more than 700 years of Western art and cultural history under one roof. The museum houses a large collection of Danish and international paintings, sculptures, drawings and installations. Inside, you will find The Children’s Museum of Art, Børnenes Museum for Kunst. It presents two annual exhibitions geared specifically towards a child’s perspective. Give children the opportunity to experience exhibitions designed just for them, where they can play, form new impressions and observe art in many different ways.

 


National Museumnational museum

Denmark’s largest museum of cultural history. Kids can play their way through history at the Children’s Museum. There are several play areas including grandma’s wardrobe, the world of the Vikings, Medieval Stronghold and Granddad’s classroom. The Children’s Museum is suitable for kids aged up to 12.

 


Tycho Brahe Planetariumtycho brahe planetarium

All day long they present spectacular IMAX films – the largest film format in the world and digital 3D films that shows you nature’s magnificence, whether they take you below the surface of the sea, out in space or into the jungle. Lovely restaurant/café Cassiopeia with a view of Skt. Jørgens lake of Copenhagen and an open terrace in the summer.

 


DGI Byen Sports CentreDGI Byen Sports Centre

With 4 pools, you can swim in the big super-ellipse-shaped pool, challenge yourself in the climbing and diving pool and relax in the warm water basin and spa.

 

 


Capella PlayCapella Play

This is a destination for the entire family enabling you to mix activities and adventure. The indoor play zone offers fun for children at all ages.

 

 


TivoliTivoli

The world famous amusement park in a garden-like setting. Entrance fee plus buy tickets for rides, or a wristband for unlimited rides. Season pass available for purchase. Open the whole summer and for Christmas, you can visit the famous Christmas market.

 


Famo MetroFamo Metro

A fantastic eatery is FAMO – there are 3 from which to choose – all serving tasty organic ingredients imported from Italy and an incredibly welcoming and friendly staff. Please mention Copenhagen Relocations and receive a complimentary welcome drink.

 


FælledparkenFælledparken

This is one of the biggest parks in Østerbro. Within this park, you will find the TRAFIKLEGEPLADS, where children can learn about traffic. During the summer it is full of musical and theatrical activities, a popular hang-out place for young students, families, picnics etc. Has a nice café inside the area.

 


The King’s GardensThe King's Gardens

The King’s Gardens, also called Rosenborg Castle Gardens, are the oldest royal garden in the country, originally a Renaissance garden for Christian IV in the early 17th century. Nowadays, the gardens are a popular breathing space in the centre of Copenhagen and are visited by 2.5 million people every year.

 


ZEELAND

 

Frilandsmuseet, Open Air Museum, Kongens LyngbyOpen Air Museum

One of the largest and oldest in the world. Spread across 86 acres of land, today the museum houses more than 50 farms, mills and houses from the period 1650-1950. Virtually every region in Denmark and the Faeroe Islands, as well as the former Danish provinces of southern Sweden and northern Germany, is represented in such a way at the Open Air Museum that you can travel the length and breadth of Denmark in a single afternoon.

 


Canoeing or Kayaking in LyngbyLyngby

Bring a picnic and spend a few hours on the rivers and lakes in Lyngby in a rented canoe or kayak! Follow the estuary from Frederiksdal or Nybro near Lyngby to see the sea of Øresund. From April to September.

 


Eksperimentariet, Experimentarium Science CenterExperimentariet Lyngby Denmark

The Museum is located in Hellerup. Exhibits constantly change to keep it fresh. Open every day except a few around Christmas/New Years. Season passes available for purchase.

 

 


Altopalato, HellerupAltopalato Hellerup Denmark

If you like Italian food, try the cuisine of northern Italy at restaurant Altopalato on Duntzfelts Allé 3 in Hellerup. It is said to be an absolutely divine culinary experience.

 

 


ZooZoo Denmark

The Zoo is always fun and open all year round. Season passes available for purchase. In the Children’s Zoo, you may ride a pony, visit the African Pygmy goats or get close to snakes, rabbits and other animals in the Zoo stage. The Rabbit playground is open all year.

 


Knuthenborg Park & SafariKnuthenborg Park and Safari Denmark

It is northern Europe’s biggest safari park. The park is open from April to October. This year it opens 28-04-2012.

 

 


Jægersborg Dyrehaven, Jægersborg Deer ParkJaegersborg Deer Park Denmark

A state-owned forest and thereby open 24 hours a day all year round. Within the Deer Park there are about 2100 deer during the summer. They are fed during the winter, but during the rest of the year they forage in the forest.

 


Sledding in DyrehavenSledding Dyrehaven Denmark

If there is snow next winter, go sledding in Dyrehaven. The best places are Ulvedalen (Wolves Valley) and Djævlebakken (Devil Hill). Dyrehaven or the Animal Park has a variety of things to do all year round.

 


Bakken Amusment Park, DyrehavenBakken Amusementpark Dyrehaven Denmark

The oldest amusement park in the world. The park is packed with rides of all kinds – some fast and furious, turning the world upside-down, and others more sedate – ideal for the youngest visitors.

 


Viking Ship Museum in RoskildeViking Ship Museum Roskilde Denmark

This is a museum, a research institution and an active boatyard. On the basis of the discovery of five Viking ships in Roskilde Fjord, the museum presents the Viking’s maritime culture, their shipping, ship building, craftsmanship, voyages, trade and the significance of the ships for Viking society. May-September you can sail on the fjord in a replica Viking ship (but you need to get there early to get a spot!).


The Louisiana Museum of Modern ArtLouisiana Museum of Mordern Art Denmark

It is located in northern Zealand with a panoramic view across the Øresund. The museum frames the sculpture park facing the sea and the interaction between art, nature and the museum architecture is quite unique.

 


Reprise Theater, HolteReprise Theater Holte Denmark

Go see a film at Reprise Teatret in Holte where you get to sit in huge comfy armchairs, and you can buy a bottle of wine, some beer or cappuccino to sip during the movie.

 


Jaegerhuset, HolteJaegerhuset Holte Denmark

Drive to Holte one Sunday. Go down Dronninggårds Allé at the end of which you’ll see Furesø Lake. Take a walk along the lake, see Næsseslottet, a small private manor house, and then go to Jaegerhuset for smørrebrød and snaps!

 


Bonbon land, Holme OlstrupBon Bon Land Denmark

This is an amusement park located in Holme Olstrup in the South of Zealand, about 100 km from Copenhagen. The famous Danish candy manufacturer BON-BON created the park with based on the themes of the different candy types. Ideal for the youngest visitors. The park is open every day.

 


Apple picking, VedbæckApple Picking Vedbaek Denmark

Apple picking at Frydenlund Frugtplantage is a fun fall activity for the whole family. Sat and Sun 10:00-16:00.

 


Stay overnight in a real old Danish “kro”Old Danish Kro Denmark

Enjoy the Danish hospitality and spend a night in a real old Danish “kro” (inn). Book and view the inns at the link below or call Dansk Kroferie, T. 75 64 87 00, and they will send a fact sheet of all the inns.

 


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