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  • 1 Fanefjord Church Interesting

    Religious buildings

    DK - Fanefjord

    The third of the Møn's three churches, Fanefjord Kirke, was decorated by the Elmelunde Master, who is considered to be one of the great artists of the Middle Ages. The frescoes in the choir date from around 1350; the others are the work of the Master..

  • 2 Langeland Interesting

    Nature and gardens

    DK - Rudkøbing

    Langeland is a long and narrow island situated off Tåsinge, to which it is connected by a bridge. Its peaceful atmosphere and beautiful beaches are attracting more and more tourists. Rudkøbing, the main city and marina, is a great place to relax. The..

  • 3 Marmorkirken - Marble Church Interesting

    Religious buildings

    Frederiksgade 4 DK - 1265 København

    Actually called Frederiks Kirke, this church was only completed in the late 19C. Its enormous dome is one of the city's landmarks.

  • 4 Stock Exchange Interesting

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Slotsholmsgade DK - 1217 København

    Built in 1619 upon the orders of Christian IV, this remarkable building is characteristic of Dutch Renaissance style. Its sharply pointed spire, with four dragon tails twisted around each other, is a familiar landmark on the Copenhagen skyline.

  • 5 Frilandsmuseet Interesting

    Museums and art

    Kongevejen 100 DK - 2800 Kongens Lyngby

    This 35ha open-air museum presents rural life in the 18C and 19C. A hundred or so buildings from Zealand, Jutland and Funen, as well as from Sweden and the Faroe Islands, have been carefully reconstructed here in a bid to put together their original ..

  • 6 Keldby Church Interesting

    Religious buildings

    Præstegårdsstræde 6 DK - 4780 Stege

    Three churches are renowned, and rightly so, for their extensive and beautiful wall paintings and because they present remarkable examples of 15C narrative paintings. The paintings in Keldby Kirke illustrate various Old and New Testament scenes; thos..

  • 7 Elmelunde Church Interesting

    Religious buildings

    Leonora Christines V 1 DK - 4780 Stege

    Three of the island's churches are renowned for the profusion and beauty of their frescoes and because they boast some remarkable examples of 15C narrative paintings. The Elmelunde Master decorated the church of his home village with biblical scenes,..

  • 8 Jungshoved Church Interesting

    Religious buildings

    Hovmarken 4 DK - 4720 Præstø

    It rises up as if from nowhere, a white silhouette standing out against a backdrop of sky, sea, trees and the gentle green of the rolling landscape. Built in the Romanesque era (13C), a Late Gothic extension was added in the early 16C. The church hou..

  • 9 Sankt Bendts Kirke Interesting

    Religious buildings

    Køgevej 8 DK - 4100 Ringsted

    St Benedict's, the abbey of this 12C monastery, is one of the oldest brick churches in Denmark. For two hundred years, monarchs and members of the royal family were buried here and some of their portraits hang inside. The 20 royal tombs include that ..

  • 10 Ringkøbing Fjord Interesting

    Nature and gardens

    DK - 6960 Ringkøbing

    In the region that extends north of Esbjerg between Varde (38km north of Ribe via Route 11) and Ringkøbing you have the chance to see landscapes that are typical of Jutland's west coast: a vast lagoon, shifting dunes carpeted with wild grass and heat..

  • 11 Lindegård Interesting

    Museums and art

    Adelgade 23 DK - 4400 Kalundborg

    These ancient buildings, comprising six wings laid out around a courtyard, house the interesting Kalundborg Museum, dedicated to local history. In particular you will see (do mind your head on the particularly low door frames!) a remarkable wooden pi..

  • 12 Bregninge Church Interesting

    Religious buildings

    Kaldredvej 18 DK - 4593 Bregninge

    The bright red paint of this imposing brick and stone church contrasts starkly with the brilliant white of the step gables. Inside, the nave vault is covered with frescoes that date back to different eras and illustrate biblical scenes accompanied by..

  • 13 Roskilde Fjord Interesting

    Nature and gardens

    DK - 3600 Frederikssund

    To the north of Roskilde, the fjords region is home to two of the largest Danish fjords, Isefjord and Roskilde Fjord, which meet the Kattegat. Roskilde Fjord, the narrower of the two, is particularly stunning: rolling hills slope gently towards the t..

  • 14 Strøget Interesting

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Strøget DK - 1550 København

    From the Town Hall to the New Royal Square, there is a maze of streets that sometimes open out onto squares, forming the "main street" of Copenhagen. During a walk through these streets, styles change and duty free shops make way for elegan..

  • 15 Latin Quarter Interesting

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Amagertorv DK - 1153 København

    Huddled between Strøget to the south and the parkst to the north and east, the "Latin Quarter" of Copenhagen revolves around the University, which was based on the English colleges and the Cathedral of Our Lady, that stands opposite. The di..

  • 16 New Royal Square Interesting

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    DK - 1050 København

    Built from 1670 to 1688 on the request of Christian V, Kongens Nytorv, the New Royal Square, is both the end of the streets created for the New City and the Nyhavn Canal (1671). There are imposing aristocratic palaces around the square and little hou..

  • 17 Kastellet Interesting

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Churchill Park DK - 1263 København

    On leaving Amalienborg, Amaliegade leads to Churchill Park at the centre of which stands a former barracks, the 18C Kastellet (18 e s.), with Vauban-like fortifications surrounded by lakes. At the entrance to the park stands the Museum of the Resista..

  • 18 Round Tower Interesting

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Købmagergade 52A DK - 1150 København

    This 35m-high tower, mentioned by Hans Christian Andersen in Tinderbox, was built in 1642 on the order of Christian IV to serve as an observatory. An unevenly paved spiral ramp and a staircase provide access to the top, from where there is a delightf..

  • 19 Heinrich Hirschsprung Collection Interesting

    Museums and art

    Stockholmsgade 20 DK - 2100 København

    Housed in a neoclassical building situated behind the Fine Arts Museum, the Hirschsprung Collection was left by the tobacco manufacturer in 1911 and includes a number of paintings by Danish artists from the 19C, including those from the Skagen school..

  • 20 Marble Bridge Interesting

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    DK - 1471 København

    This rococo style marble bridge crosses Frederiksholms Kanal and leads to the vast courtyard of Christiansborg. Designed by the famous 18C architect Nicolai Eigtved, it was built at the same time as the first palace. Seen from the shaded banks of the..

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