DANISH NATURE

The Danish Wadden Sea – one of the world’s most valuable tidal areas

The Danish Wadden Sea is the most northern part of the Unesco World Heritage. The Danish Wadden Sea has many particularities, making this region a...

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...

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...

How Does Nature Impact Our Wellbeing?

Research reveals that environments can increase or reduce our stress, which in turn impacts our bodies. What you are seeing, hearing, experiencing at any moment...

The most common frog in Denmark

The European brown frog is the most common frog in Denmark. The common frog (Rana temporaria) is undoubtedly Denmarks's most well-known amphibian, also known as...
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PLACES TO VISIT

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...

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...

The Cliffs of Møn

The Cliffs of Møn are a 6-7 km stretch of chalk cliffs along the eastern coast of the Danish island of Møn in the...

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...

OUTDOOR

Sleeping in the woods

Overnight outside. 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...
Set up a tent in Denmark

Sleep on the forest floor – for free

Denmark welcomes you to spend the night in the nature areas owned by the Danish...

Making a camp fire at the beach?

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

WILDLIFE

Any dangerous spiders in Denmark?

More than 540 species of spiders have been recorded in Denmark. Fortunately, all of them are harmless to humans. However, some can bite you quite noticeably! Actually...

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...

ENVIRONMENT

The area of Danish forests are increasing

The history of Danish forests, from 2 % to now 14 % of the land area. Did you know that most of Denmark originally was...

Sustainable forest management

Since adoption of the Danish Forest Act in 1805, forest clearance has been banned in Denmark. The Danish Parliament has recently decided to increase the...

Organic Denmark

Almost 10 per cent of all foods sold in Denmark are organically cultivated, which is a world record. The Danish consumers are the most pro-organic...