DANISH NATURE

Return of the Eagle-owl

In 1884 the last Danish Eagle-owl was shot in central Jutland. Not until 100 years later the giant owls carefully returned. A single pair...

Denmarks largest land-breeding predator

The Grey Seal After a hundred years of absence from Danish waters, first of all, due to hunting, the Grey Seal has reintegrated over the...
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Slow worm – the legless lizard

Slow worm (Anguis fragilis) The slow worm is widely distributed in Denmark. Being a legless lizard, the slow worm is often mistaken for a little snake....

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

Wolves are again a part of Danish Nature and Wildlife. There had been no sightings of wolves in the country the past two centuries until...

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

The great white heron - a newcomer in Danish nature. The great egret (Ardea alba), also known as the great white heron, is a large,...
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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...

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...

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...

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

Watching birds in Denmark

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

Sleeping in the woods

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

Can I stay overnight at the public beaches?

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

Making a camp fire at the beach?

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

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

WILDLIFE

Jellyfish along the Danish shores

In Denmark we only have a few species of jellyfish which are able to sting you noticeably. You will normally only find two common species...

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

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...

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 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...