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...

Can I stay overnight at the public beaches?

Is it okay to sleep for the night at the public beaches? Well, if the weather is fine you can! However, campers and tents are...

DANISH 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...

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...
Elk in Denmark

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

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...

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...

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...
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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...

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...

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...

Watching birds in Denmark

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

Making a camp fire at the beach?

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

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...

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...
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 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...

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...