Denmark

Last Updated: 7th Jun 2012

copenhagen harbour denmark

Capital: Copenhagen

Currency: Danish Krone

Language: Danish, English and German are widely spoken

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In contrast to other more mountainous regions of Scandinavia, Denmark is relatively low, flat and consists of over 500 islands. The country also shares a small land border with Germany in the south. The largest and capital city is the port town of Copenhagen while the countryside is dotted with cobblestoned villages and towns.

Manners and Customs

  • The Danes have no real word for ‘please’ and lack there of should not be mistaken for rudeness
  • Tipping is not required

Art and Culture

Denmark’s favorite son is without question author Hans Christian-Anderson who wrote stories such as ‘The Ugly Duckling’, ‘The Emperor’s New Clothes’ and perhaps his most famous piece, ‘The Little Mermaid’.

Places Contiki visits in Denmark

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