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Denmark Travel Tips


Denmark Travel Tips

Smallest of the Scandinavian counties, Denmark is a beautiful country and a place worth visiting. The country has a blend of lively cities and rural countryside. The moment you enter the country except to view historical castles, ring forts, jazz festivals, and the sleekest of modern designs. has attempted to list some of the important Denmark travel tips, to provide with you a fair idea about the country. To know everything about the country, Denmark Travel Tips are essential. This page tries to give you an idea about the best time to get in the country and the places to be seen once one enters the country.

Plan a visit to the country, get ready with the essentials like passport, visa, etc and keep in mind the Denmark Travel Tips. Enjoy your travel to this beautiful land.

Denmark's official language is Danish but many Danes also speak English, German or French. English language is commonly spoken and even taught in schools. In case one gets stuck up, you would not face any problem with, most mid- to young Danes conversing well in English.

For Mainland: GMT + 1 (GMT + 2 from last Sunday in March to last Sunday in October).
For Faroe Islands and Torshavn: GMT (GMT + 1 from last Sunday in March to last Sunday in October).

Best Time To Visit:
The months of April to October bring nice weather and longer hours, but the end of August is the best time to visit. Even the country's famous Tonder Festival takes place at this time, although there are many music festivals starting Midsummer's Eve through July.

Among the locals, pork is the meat of choice, although also interesting are the smorrebrod, small brown bread open-face sandwiches served with different toppings.

Rounding up the bill at bars and restaurants can be done for good service, and bathroom attendants and porters may expect loose change, otherwise, everyday tipping is not standard practice.

Denmark is temperate and mostly humid and overcast. Winters are mild, windy, and cool summers.


  • 230 volts AC, 50Hz
  • Continental two-pin plugs are standard.
  • On many campsites, 110-volt power plugs are also available.

Social Conventions:

  • Normal courtesies should be observed.
  • Abstain from drinking until the host toasts his or her health.
  • Casual dress is suitable for most places but formal wear is required at more exclusive dining rooms and social functions.
  • Smoking is restricted on public transport and in some public buildings.

Most visits to Denmark are trouble-free, and crime levels are low. During the tourist season, however, muggers, pickpockets and bag-snatchers become active especially in crowded areas and on the train station in Copenhagen. Visitors should take precautions to keep personal belongings safe.

Parking on the Beach:
At some of the beaches parking is permissible, which saves on your time walking back and forth with you beach supplies. However, make sure and check first, before parking on the beaches.

Business tips:

  • Business in Denmark tends to be conducted in a straightforward manner, though somewhat less formally than in other parts of Europe.
  • Greetings are with a handshake (greet women first) and introductions are usually made using one's first name.
  • Business cards are exchanged before or after the meeting. Punctuality is vital and if running even five minutes late be sure to call and apologize.
  • Dress should be smart and neat, without being ostentatious, and can be more casual than in most countries.
  • English is widely spoken and understood, with the Business hours are usually 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday.


  • International country code: +45.
  • No city codes and all phones are eight digits.
  • GSM mobile telephone networks easily available, with roaming agreements with most international mobile phone companies.
  • Public phones are widely available for both local and international calls and accept coins and prepaid cards.
  • Internet cafes are available in most urban areas.

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