Gateway to Scandinavia, Denmark is a low-lying country formed of several islands. A nation proud of its Viking heritage, modern Denmark is known as a progressive, wealthy and liberal land.
Copenhagen is Denmark's appealing capital, where colourful buildings line canals and locals cycle through stylish streets. It is home to the Little Mermaid and the retro charm of Tivoli Park amusement gardens amongst many attractions.
Traditional Danish cuisine revolves around fish, meat, rye bread, open sandwiches (smørrebrød) and other staples, but modern Danish chefs are developing a global reputation for creating innovative dishes. Copenhagen is also the home of Carlsberg and Tuborg making it a great stop for beer lovers.
A historic nation full of friendly people, Denmark is a great place to begin an adventure in Scandinavia.