Not to be found elsewhere in the world

Small, beautiful - and endemic! The coastal landscape and hinterland around Jammer Bay (Jammerbugten) in the northwestern part of Jutland contains an exciting and versatile...

The Red Stag – Denmarks largest land-mammal.

Facing Denmarks largest land-mammal. The red deer is the largest land-mammal in Denmark. The red deer (Cervus elaphus) population in Denmark became almost extinct in...

DANISH NATURE

Watching birds in Denmark

Bird watching Denmark lies on the main migration routes between continental Europe and the rest of Scandinavia. In spring and autumn, a massive migration of...
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Snakes in Denmark

Once there were four species of snakes in Denmark. The Aesculapian snake and the Smooth snake are today considered extinct. That leaves the two remaining...

Enjoy the Danish countryside

Among small villages, fairy-tale castles and Viking history. Denmark’s countryside is heavy on the pastoral charm. There are fairy-tale castles turned hotels still run by real-life...

The wolf is back in Denmark – two centuries after extermination.

Wolves are again a part of Danish Nature and Wildlife. There had been no sightings of wolves in the country the past two centuries until...

Record number of eagles are breeding in Denmark

After being nearly non-existent for about a century, the White-tailed Eagle and the Golden Eagle have successfully returned back to Denmark. When the Danish Ornithological...
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PLACES TO VISIT

Rubjerg Knude Lighthouse

The untamed sand dunes of Rubjerg

If you want to experience wild and untamed nature in Denmark then you should visit Rubjerg Knude Lighthouse. Here you will find massive hills of...

Bulbjerg – the bird cliff of Jutland

Bulbjerg is a protected nature area, and a beautiful place to visit. Bulbjerg is a limestone cliff in northern Jutland, Denmark, facing the sea of...
Mønsted Limestone Caves

Visit the worlds largest limestone mine

1,000 years of limestone mines under Denmark. In Mønsted Limestone Caves in Central Jutland there are more than 60 kilometres (about 37 miles) of underground...

Ancient burial mounds in the Danish countryside

No matter if you go by car, bicycle or hiking through the Danish countryside there is a good chance that you will pass by...

Making a camp fire at the beach?

Camp fire at the beach? It is okay but keep it small. Public rights on the...

Sleeping in the woods

Overnight outsite. You may stay overnight on publicly owned natural areas on the ground in a...
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Be aware of ticks

How to take precautions against ticks and Lyme disease. The castor bean tick is found across...

Can I stay overnight at the public beaches?

Is it okay to sleep for the night at the public beaches? Well, if the weather...

WILDLIFE

The Wild Boar has returned home to Denmark

Wild boars were originally widespread in Denmark. Mainly due to hunting pressure the wild boars became extinct in Denmark more than 200 years ago....

PLACES TO VISIT

The migrating sand dunes of Råbjerg Mile

The Råbjerg Mile, on the northern tip of Denmark, is one of the largest migrating sand dunes in Europe. South of Skagen, you will find...

Denmark has become a bit wilder

Danish nature has become wilder and more exciting in recent years. Large nature restoration projects have succeeded with support from private foundations. New species invade...

Jellyfish along the Danish shores

In Denmark we only have a few species of jellyfish which are able to sting you noticeably. You will normally only find two common species...

Denmark set wind power record – again!

2017 was a record year for Danish wind power and Denmark is on track to surpassing its EU energy targets, according to the Danish...