Denmark, in Northern Europe, is a Nordic country, one of the smallest Scandinavian countries, sharing its border with Germany. With many UNESCO World Heritage Sites to explore, this laid-back country is rich in culture and history. A citizen of Denmark is called a ‘Dane’ and is considered among the happiest people on the planet.
THE BEST TIME TO VISIT
The best time to visit Denmark is from June to August when daylight hours are long, and temperatures average between 15°C and 20°C.
Denmark has a temperate climate, characterised by mild winters.
The average temperatures in January are 0-2 °C (32-36 °F), and in July and August 17-20 °C (62-68 °F).
WHAT TO EXPECT
The official language is Danish, and the second language is English.
The Krone (Kr) is the official currency of Denmark.
Banks & ATMs:
The leading banks in Denmark are:
Danske Bank, Nykredit Realkredit, and Nykredit and ATMs are widely available.
Plugs and Sockets:
For Denmark, there are four associated plug types, types C, E, F and K. Plug type C is the plug which has two round pins, and plug type E is the plug which has two round pins and a hole for the socket’s male earthing pin. Denmark operates on 230V and a frequency of 50Hz.
Explore Denmark for has a rich cultural life of architecture, art, music, movies, theatre, ballet and opera. Most Danes live peaceful lives and have a modern lifestyle.
Denmark is safe for tourists with low crime rates, but be vigilant for pickpockets that target tourist areas, including hotel lobbies and public transport.
Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) is the national carrier for Denmark, but many International airlines also fly to Denmark.
Ryanair, British Airways, Norwegian Air Sweden, easyJet, Scandinavian Airlines, American Airlines, Norwegian and Finnair, to name a few, are other carriers that fly to Denmark.
Check Skyscanner for great airfares.