Unique selling points - 10 reasons to visit Denmark
1. Liveable cities
Imagine a city where bikes outnumber cars, habours are so clean you can swim in them, education and health care are free for everyone and where society focuses on the life balance between work and play - these are some of the reasons why Copenhagen is a sustainable and liveable destination.
2. Gastronomy and the New Nordic cuisine
Denmark is famous for seasonal, local produce and inventive cuisine. Copenhagen is the capital of the New Nordic cuisine and curently holds 18 Michelin stars.
3. Royal, historic and culture
Copenhagen is a modern fairytale come true and home to the oldest monarchy in the world and an extremely popular royal family. Hans Christian's fairy-tales are a well-known part of Danish cultural history, but Denmark also offers art museums, zoos, concerts, festivals, world-famous amusement parks, castles, UNESCO Heritage sites, Viking villages and historical towns. Denmark has so much to offer!
4. Beaches beyond belief
No matter where you are in Denmark, you'll never be more than 50 kilometres from the sea - Denmark has more than 7,000 kilometres of coastline and even on a winter's day, the landscape is mind-blowing.
5. Danish design and architecture
Denmark is famous for its shopping, design museums, the fashion scene and top-rated architecture. Some of the words that come to your mind when you think of Danish design and architecture is: minimalistic, quality, functional and many more!
6. Life in motion
Denmark is the perfect place to get active! Copenhagen is one of the most bike-friendly cities in the world, so why not jump on a bike and experience Copenhagen on two wheels with the rest of the Danes?
The welcoming and open-minded Danes have many times been voted the happiest people in the world. A term to capture part of the Danish mentality is "hygge" - best translated into cosiness, but you don't know what "hygge" is until you've experienced it yourself.
8. Liveability, diversity and tolerance
The love of freedom and the freedom to love! Denmark is the first country to recognise registered partnerships for same-sex couples in 1989 and is a frontrunner for the LGBT environment movement.
9. Green and clean
In Denmark, the water from the tap is very clean that you can easily drink it! In Copenhagen the harbour is so clean that you can swim in it. Take a dip in the clean water or enjoy a canal tour and experience the city from the waterside. Denmark offers a lot of stunning nature and beautiful landscapes.
10. Easy accessibility and effective infrastructure
Copenhagen has one of Europe’s most efficient infrastructures where everything is within a short distance, which is why the Danes love to bike. The public transportation is efficient and the city offers a variety of public transportations, through either bus, train, metro and rentable city bikes.