3 unmissable attractions in Denmark

Denmark is the perfect combination of ancient historical landmarks, a long history of the Royal Family, stunning natural sights, beautiful architecture and one of the best culinary scenes in the world. Depending on what your interests are, you can choose to take a trip down memory lane to learn about the Vikings, visit moving sand dunes that have a new location every year, stop by modern and edgy museums or go on a food tour around some of the country’s best Michelin restaurants. We have compiled three of the best attractions in Denmark that you can’t miss out on when you visit the beautiful country.

Mønsted Kalkgruber
If you are interested in natural sights created by earth itself, you have to visit Mønsted Kalkgruber. It is the world’s largest limestone mine that is located just outside of the city Viborg in the region of Jutland. When visiting the mine, you get to explore the caves, see the tunnels with a 25 cm layer of flint, watch the bats fly in and out of the mine and hear the wild stories about the mine. It is a unique and unforgettable experience for both children and adults. You can explore the caves by a train that travels 545 meters and if you want to reach the bottom of the caves, you can take the 789 steps down to the lowest point. But remember warm clothes, the mine is cold all year round.

Copenhagen is the capital of Denmark and it is definitely one of the most sophisticated, fashionable and coolest cities in Europe. Some people even call it the capital of Scandinavia. Copenhagen hosts more than one million Danes in a combination of old and medieval houses and top modern buildings. You can take a trip down the narrow and cobblestoned streets and alleys in the area Indre By and visit the living landmark Rundetaarn on the way. If you want to explore the more chic and modern areas of Copenhagen, you can stop by the districts Vesterbro or Nørrebro and delve into the many high-quality restaurants and cafés that offer you New Nordic cuisine in multiple variations.

Thy National Park
Thy National Park is one of the places in Denmark that meets the expectations of the Scandinavian reputation for wild and rowdy landscapes and untouched natural beauty. It’s a nature reserve that offers you coastal dunes, misty bogs, huge heaths, areas of conifer forest and endless kilometers of beautiful scenery. Thy National Park is Denmark’s largest wilderness, it is located in Northwest Jutland in the area of Thy and the total area of the national park is 94 square miles. It is not just a typical and simple tourist attraction, therefore you cannot miss visiting Thy National Park when in Denmark.