Denmark is a country with a huge amount of history, located in the southern reaches of Scandinavia. Most of the country is surrounded by water, connected to the European mainland only at the German boarder. With over 500 islands, and a massive coastline, it is little wonder that the Danish ancestors, the Vikings, were such fearsome sailors.
Sailing holidays are an absolute delight in Denmark. There is an astonishing amount of coast in Denmark, and you are never far from the sea whilst staying in holiday rental accommodation in Denmark. Sailing is in the Danish blood, and you certainly don't need to have your own boat to enjoy sailing holidays in the open seas, fjords and lakes of Denmark.
Golf is a hugely popular game in Denmark, and there are some fantastically unique, tasting courses to play whilst on holiday. Some of the best golf courses in Denmark include Holstebro, Rungsted, Esberg and Sct. Knuds golf courses. Fishing is also absolutely fantastic from accommodation in Denmark, whether you are fly fishing or deep sea fishing. Local information is very easy to come by, and even the Denmark tourist information offices will be able to help you in arranging the perfect fishing trip. Denmark is home to some of Europe's finest trout and cod fishing waters.
Summer hiking holidays are an absolute delight from accommodation in Denmark. There is no better way to enjoy the unspoilt nature. There are a great range of marked footpaths to follow, many of which lead many miles into the open countryside, past some of the most impressive and interesting historic monuments that adorn the Danish coastline and arrive at the coast.
Copenhagen is a fantastically lively city, with a great range of historic attractions located in the heart of the city. The excellent nightlife in Copenhagen has meant that it is now a hugely popular destination for weekend breaks, and the small Tivoli amusement park in the centre of town always attracts a crowd.
North Jutland is known for its beautifully long beaches, thick forests and wonderful artistic heritage. Artists love coming to North Jutland as the light, is said to be exceedingly special at the northern tip of Denmark.
South Jutland is one of the most popular places to take self catering accommodation in Denmark. During the summer months, South Jutland accommodation in Denmark is the ideal base for sailing holidays into the fjords and the Wadden Sea.
Denmark's northern European location means that the summer months are quite short, with daily temperatures of around 25°C on most days from June until the end of August. The winter months are cold, with temperatures hovering around the 0°C mark in the middle of winter.
Copenhagen Airport (CPH) is the main airport bringing visitors into Denmark. Flights arrive into Copenhagen from the UK on a regular basis via Aer Lingus, British Airways, easyJetand Stirling Airlines services. Flights arrive from Heathrow (LHR), Stansted (STN), the East Midlands (EMA), Edinburgh (EDI) and Dublin (DUB).