DANISH NATURE

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...

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...

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...

Denmark’s most poisonous mushroom.

"...Even the ingestion of half a sponge can have fatal consequences" As it stands in the woods with its clean, snowy color, it looks like...

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...
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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...

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...

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...

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...

OUTDOOR

Can I stay overnight at the public beaches?

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

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

Watching birds in Denmark

Bird watching Denmark lies on the main migration routes between continental Europe and the rest of...
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...

WILDLIFE

Elk in Denmark

A wild moose has been observed in Denmark for the first...

A wild moose (known as elk in Scandinavia) has swimmed from Sweden to northern Zealand, Denmark. The last sighting of a wild moose/elk in Denmark...

PLACES TO VISIT

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...

ENVIRONMENT

Denmark wants to be independent of fossil fuels.

Green Energy Sustainable economic growth and security of energy and water supply are among the greatest global challenges today. As the first country in the...
IIn general, bathing water quality is good in Denmark

The Danish water quality among the best in Europe.

Of the 28 European EU-countries, Denmark is still on the top 10-list of countries with the best bathing water quality. Denmark's beaches follow a continental...

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...