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    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...

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    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...

    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...

    Snakes in Denmark

    Once there were four species of snakes in Denmark. The Aesculapian snake and the Smooth snake are today considered extinct. That leaves the two remaining...

    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...

    What’s up with Danish forest kindergartens?

    A Danish kindergarten system including natural environments and opportunities...

    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...

    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.

    Return of the Eagle-owl

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

    Any dangerous spiders in Denmark?

    More than 540 species of spiders have been recorded in Denmark. Fortunately, all...

    Explore Great Outdoors

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    Sleep on the forest floor – for free

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

    Sleeping in the woods

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

    Can I stay overnight at the public beaches?

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

    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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    Go for a swim – without wearing swimwear?

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

    Please, keep your dog on a lead

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

    Rights of way and accessing land.

    In Denmark, there is a more restricted freedom to roam...

    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....