Dating tips in small towns
Dubbed ‘the town of roses’, Mariager is a charming place that sits on the edge of the fjord with the same name (it’s the longest one in Denmark).
Halfway between the major cities of Aalborg and Aarhus, Mariager makes a perfect day trip from either of them. Well, to take relaxing strolls, to admire the pretty, half-timbered houses and to visit Denmark’s very own Saltcenter (yeah, really! Or you can jump on the vintage railway at the harbour for a scenic trip through the surrounding countryside. Its historic heart surrounded by beautiful landscapes, the coastal town of Ebeltoft is located on the Jutland peninsula of Djursland, east of Aarhus.
It's one thing to walk home in last night's clothes in front of a bunch of strangers.
Denmark has just four cities with more than 100,000 inhabitants – and that includes the tourist-magnet capital of Copenhagen.
From tiny fishing towns to historic hubs and attractive island capitals, there’s lots to discover beyond the major cities.
Here’s our guide to the best small towns to visit in Denmark.
Alternatively, you can swim at the revamped waterfront, or visit the local art museum, with its collection of works by the Funen painters.Just a (12km) stone’s throw from central Copenhagen, the town of Dragør is surprisingly idyllic, despite having the capital’s busy airport as its neighbour.It’s located on the southern coast of the island of Amager (connected by a bridge) and just like Skagen (see above), its old town is dominated by yellow houses with red roofs.Over time, Dragør has merged with neighbouring Store Magleby, and together the two towns make an excellent day trip from the capital.You can find more ideas for day trips from Copenhagen in this guide.