The charming town preserves its medieval history well.
The magnificent Ribe Cathedral first built in 860 AD still stands today and the Ribe Viking Center is a living museum dedicated to Viking culture.
Good news for anyone in the Öresund region this summer: a new route between Sweden and Denmark is set to open, as a ferry designed to carry cyclists between the two bike-mad nations is trialled during the warmer months.
The ferry will run across the Öresund strait between Dragør near Copenhagen to Limhamn, west of Malmö city centre.
We have thus far only been called out on nine water-related jobs throughout the whole country,” Falck spokesman Jesper Jakobsen told Ritzau, adding that his company was “surprised” by the quiet night.
With its beautiful coastal peninsula and quaint island communities, Denmark is undoubtedly one of the most scenic countries in Europe.
Known for its winding cobbled lanes, quaintly crooked timber-framed houses and blooming hollyhocks in spring, Ebeltoft could easily be mistaken for a sleep seaside town but is actually home to a lively cultural scene particularly in summer when thousands flock to the area and Ebeltoft’s streets come to life with live music.
History buffs will marvel at the Jylland, one of the world’s largest wooden frigates which is moored in town, while the surrounding Mols Bjerge National Park provides plenty of recreational opportunities.Located in North Zealand in an area often referred to as the Danish Riviera, Hornbæk is an idyllic seaside town and resort just a short distance from the shores of neighboring Sweden.Clustered around a beautiful expanse of white sandy shore and sheltered by sand dunes, the town’s natural harbor saw it develop naturally into a thriving fishing village before the natural beauty of the area made it a popular tourist destination."It's very exciting for Dragør, if all the practicalities fall into place.Now we have the chance to present Dragør as a central cycling destination close to Copenhagen, and I'm sure we will see a greatly increased amount of new visitors," Dragør's mayor Eik Dahl Bidstrup said in a press release.Dragør's municipal council last week gave the green light to allow a shipping company to run the pilot project, which will ferry cyclists across the strait in the historic M/S Elephanten, a converted shipping boat built in 1940.