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    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...

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    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...

    Introduction to the wild of Denmark

    Coastal area near Thorup Strand, Northern Jutland. No matter where you are in Denmark, you’ll never be more than 50km from...

    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.

    Watching birds in Denmark

    Denmark can offer a wealth of birdlife at all...

    Be aware of ticks

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

    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...

    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 wolf is back in Denmark – two centuries after extermination.

    Wolves are again a part of Danish Nature and Wildlife. There had been...

    The Wild Boar has returned home to Denmark

    Wild boars were originally widespread in Denmark. Mainly due to hunting pressure...

    Lizards in Denmark

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

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    Sleep on the forest floor – for free

    Denmark welcomes you to spend the night in the nature areas owned...

    Making a camp fire at the beach?

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

    Sleeping in the woods

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

    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...

    Sleeping in the woods

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

    Go for a swim – without wearing swimwear?

    Is it legal to go for a swim – without wearing swimwear? "Denmark...

    Travel Risk Map: Denmark among the safest countries in the world.

    The latest edition of the interactive Travel Risk Map classifies countries according to the threat posed to travellers, road safety risk and medical provision