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    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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    Watching birds in Denmark

    Denmark can offer a wealth of birdlife at all seasons. Denmark lies on the main migration routes between continental Europe...

    Around 20,000 species of insects in Denmark

    80 percent of all known species in the world are insects. They possess an incredible wealth of shapes and colors. In total, more than...

    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...

    Natural Denmark

    Denmark consists of the peninsula of Jutland, north of Germany, and more than 400 islands, about 80 of which are inhabited. The Danish coastline is all together more than 8000 kilometers long with beaches, islands, marshland, mudflats, inlets and coastal meadows. Denmark is the smallest of the Nordic countries but still with a rich and varied countryside calling for natural adventures.

    Travel Risk Map: Denmark among the safest countries in the world.

    The latest edition of the interactive Travel Risk Map classifies...

    What’s up with Danish forest kindergartens?

    A Danish kindergarten system including natural environments and opportunities...

    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...

    Nature & Wildlife

    Danish nature is the natural home for a large number of plants and animals - estimated around 40,000 species in total. In remote areas the Danish wildlife includes straying wolves and jackals, breeding eagles, beavers and Red Deer.

    Lizards in Denmark

    In Denmark you will only find two species of lizards. The common...

    The great egrets have gone north and are now a new breeding species in Denmark.

    The great white heron - a newcomer in Danish nature. The great egret...

    A wild moose has been observed in Denmark for the first time in almost 20 years

    A wild moose (known as elk in Scandinavia) has swimmed from Sweden...

    Explore Great Outdoors

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    Sleep on the forest floor – for free

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

    Making a camp fire at the beach?

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

    Sleeping in the woods

    Overnight outside. You may stay overnight on publicly owned natural areas on the...

    Drinking tap water?

    In Denmark people take their drinking water for granted. Danes don’t think twice before grabbing a glass and sticking it underneath a tap. However, for many tourists...

    Regulations - worth knowing...

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    Go for a swim – without wearing swimwear?

    Is it legal to go for a swim – without wearing swimwear? "Denmark...

    Rights of way and accessing land.

    In Denmark, there is a more restricted freedom to roam...

    Can I stay overnight at the public beaches?

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

    Introduction to the wild of Denmark

    Coastal area near Thorup Strand, Northern Jutland. No matter where you are in Denmark, you’ll never be more than 50km from the sea.