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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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    Risk of rabies in Denmark?

    In Denmark there are no wild dogs and no rabies infected foxes or wolfs. The risk...

    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...

    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...

    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.

    Be aware of ticks

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

    Denmark has become a bit wilder

    Danish nature has become wilder and more exciting in recent years. Large nature...

    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.

    The most common frog in Denmark

    The European brown frog is the most common frog in Denmark. The common...

    Lizards in Denmark

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

    Return of the Eagle-owl

    In 1884 the last Danish Eagle-owl was shot in central Jutland. Not...

    Explore Great Outdoors

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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,...

    Sleeping in the woods

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

    Making a camp fire at the beach?

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

    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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    Please, keep your dog on a lead

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

    Watching birds in Denmark

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