Summer activities in Denmark
1. Egeskov Castle
Is a Danish castle, which is filled with experiences. The castle is one of Europe's best preserved water castles, built in 1554 and features a wonderful garden area, which is among Europe's most beautiful, lots of activities for the whole family and great collections of vintage cars and aircraft.
If you like history, it is certainly one of the places you must visit.
2. Amager Beach
A lovely place in Copenhagen, Amager Beach, with only 5 kilometers from Copenhagen center. Amager Beach has lagoon City Park and plenty of activities year round. In the water you can do: Open water swimming, dive from the diving island, kite surf, rent a kayak, SUP's (stand up paddle board), canoes, pedal boats, fishing and sailing and dock in the port of call for free. On land you can use parkour training courses, training pavilion, weight training, play beach volleyball and beach soccer. There are great beach volleyball courts, grass areas for ball games, picnics, fun and play. Finally, there are 18 beach shops.
3. Amusement parks
In Denmark, we have many amusement parks. Visit one of these parks in the summer and have a fun and enjoyable day.
Bakken offers rides for all, and there are 34 to choose from. Bakken is still in the middle of the deer park, and there are rides, stalls and pubs for all ages.
Scandinavia’s largest amusement park. If you are into speed play and fun for the whole family, then you can look forward to 8 themed countries, Denmark's largest roller coasters, the huge water park and over 60 rides for both children and playful children.
Close to the beach and yet completely out of the woods you will find Fårup amusement park. Fårup was in 2012 named the best Nordic amusement park and is one of Denmark's biggest tourist attractions with plenty of wild, funny and insane wet activities for the whole family. Everything from wild slides over Children Tivoli to the largest and wettest water park. There is 4D cinema, children's amusement park, trampolines and time to relax in the shade of the trees and grill at the big BBQ your own food area.
Århus' amusement park is located within walking distance from the center. Here you will find four roller coasters and 19 other rides. There is something for everyone, both children and adults. Here are several eateries, and you are welcome to bring your own food.
Nyhavn is a port district of Copenhagen, which is one of the Copenhagen most visited tourist destination and is a perfect place to end a long day. Nyhavn contains cozy restaurants and bars where you can enjoy the atmosphere, or you can take a seat on the dock with a beer and enjoy the summer evenings. If you want to see more of Copenhagen, you can also get on a canal tour at Nyhavn.
5. Music festivals
Denmark has a wealth of music festivals that you simply must experience! A great atmosphere, happy people, good weather, good friends and great music. Everything you need for having a good summer! We will come up with some suggestions on what summer festivals you must visit.
Roskilde Festival is the largest North European culture and music festival and has existed since 1971. They are a non-profit organization consisting of about 50 full-time employees and thousands of volunteers. Roskilde Festival 2016 takes place from 25 June until 2 July.
Langelands festival is being both called Denmark's garden party and the largest family festival. The festival caters specifically to families, and this helps to create a very special atmosphere. The beautiful surroundings of Rue Mark the outskirts of Rudkøbing on Langeland with beaches and fields also helps to Langeland festival has its own unique environment. Langelands Festival 2016 takes place from 23 July until 30 July.
Smukfest also known as Skanderborg Festival or Denmarks most beautiful festival, is a Danish music festival held every summer in the second weekend of August in Skanderborg under the theme "Music & Beech Trees"