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    Go for a swim – without wearing swimwear?

    Is it legal to go for a swim – without wearing swimwear? "Denmark - the most shameless nation on the planet" according to a survey...

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    Sleeping in the woods

    Overnight outside. You may stay overnight on publicly owned natural areas on the ground in a sleeping bag, in a hammock, in a tree, or...

    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...

    Denmark to build wall to keep out wild boar

    Denmark is echoing Donald Trump and has said it will build a 70 km (43.5 mile) fence on its border with Germany to keep...

    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.

    Introduction to the wild of Denmark

    Coastal area near Thorup Strand, Northern Jutland. No matter...

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

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

    The Mute Swan: National Bird of Denmark

    The Mute Swan (Cygnus olor) became the national bird of Denmark in 1984, replacing the Skylark (Alauda arvensis). At first the Mute Swan was...

    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.

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

    Wolves are again a part of Danish Nature and Wildlife. There had been...

    Denmarks largest land-breeding predator

    The Grey Seal After a hundred years of absence from Danish waters, first...

    Lizards in Denmark

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

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    Can I stay overnight at the public beaches?

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

    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...

    Rights of way and accessing land.

    In Denmark, there is a more restricted freedom to roam on privately held land compared to Norway and Sweden. All dunes and beaches and all publicly owned...

    Regulations - worth knowing...

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    Please, keep your dog on a lead

    Dogs must be on a leash when you are visiting forests and...

    Be aware of ticks

    How to take precautions against ticks and Lyme disease. The castor bean tick is found across Europe including Denmark. It may reach a length of 11 mm (0.43 in) when...