Explore Denmark's 400 islands and its mainland, Jutland, to discover its unique mix of sea-faring history, fresh Nordic air and fast-paced cities. Visit cosmopolitan capital Copenhagen to experience Denmark's royal heritage at Amalienborg Palace and its Viking past at the National Museum.
Flights and holidays to Denmark
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Hack the bank holiday weekend
Friday 26 August marks the start of the last bank holiday weekend until Christmas, and is, for many of us, the final hurrah of summer. And while many destinations will be crowded with families, anyone unencumbered with children can make their escape to places bursting with grown-up indulgence – with timings ideal for maxing out the long weekend
Cities to fall in love with (again)
You might have ticked the classic capitals of romance off your list years ago in the early stages of your love story, but there’s an undeniable charm to seeing them again with fresh eyes. And when you book your special city break with British Airways Holidays, you can rest easy knowing that every detail of your trip will be taken care of, from convenient flight times to our selection of hand-picked hotels – ensuring your new holiday memories are just as precious as your first. From Vienna to Venice, travel editor Amanda Morison picks five romantic cities to rediscover.
Holidays in Denmark
Our recommended holidays in Denmark
Start in Copenhagen, the heart of modern Denmark, with its proud reputation for tolerance and its cosmopolitan air. Take in its contrasting architecture from the 15th-century buildings of the University of Copenhagen to the contemporary Opera House. Explore Denmark's main port town, Aarhus, packed with historic landmarks and art museums. Or head further south to Odense, the birthplace of fairy-tale author Hans Christian Andersen.
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Beach holidays in Denmark
Discover Denmark's 3,000 miles of unspoilt beaches, or go inland to join the cyclists, a popular pastime among the Danes. Escape the city bustle on the wide sandy beaches of Sjælland, head to coastal Kronborg Castle, the setting for Shakespeare's Hamlet.
Things to do in Denmark
You'll notice a strong German influence in the south of Jutland and Scandanavian flair and contemporary living in the north and east – particularly around lborg and Copenhagen. Explore the lush forests of Midtjylland, or go island hopping – Zealand is very flat, so great for cycling, while Bornholm’s magnificent forested area has amazing walking trails.
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