DANISH NATURE

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...

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...

Introduction to the wild of Denmark

The Wild About Denmark - in short. Nature and wildlife. Denmark occupies 43,094 square kilometers (16,621 square miles) and is the smallest of the Nordic countries....

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...
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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...

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 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...

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...

OUTDOOR

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...

Watching birds in Denmark

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

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...

Sleeping in the woods

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

WILDLIFE

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...

PLACES TO VISIT

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...

ENVIRONMENT

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...

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...

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...