Practical Information about Denmark
Visa to Denmark
If you are visiting Denmark you must check whether you need a visa, depending upon your nationality and the purpose of your visit.
Opening hours in Denmark
Check out the liberal opening hours in Denmark, which has developed in a must more flexible direction for the customers in the last 5 years.
Bank & Currency in Denmark
Get here some information about the opening hours for banks and currency in Denmark.
Weather in Denmark
Denmark has a milder climate than the other Nordic countries. The danish climate is moderated because of the warm Gulf Stream.
To and from Copenhagen Int. Airport
Copenhagen Airport you will find just 9 km from central Copenhagen. You will find more options for getting to and from Copenhagen airport by public transport.
Denmark is a very smooth and easy country to visit in connection with internet and wife options. From public places, to hotels, restaurants, shopping malls and cafes, a wifi spot is always close to find.
Biking in Denmark
Denmark is world-famous for its biking culture and Copenhagen officially was awarded as the first Bike City in the World. It was also voted the ‘Best city for cyclists’ and the ‘World’s most livable city’.
What to Pack - Denmark
What to pack for at visit in Denmark depending of what time of year you visit the country. In summer it will be much the same as in other cities around the world.
Safety in Denmark
Denmark is a very safe country to visit, and Copenhagen is one of the world's most peaceful cities, where you can walk around safely at all hours.
Around Copenhagen Central Station you should pay extra attention to pickpockets. The area around City Hall Square and the beginning of Strøget (the pedestrian street) are very busy, and also an area to be aware of thieves.
Strøget, City Hall Square and Gothersgade can be crowded areas by night. At Christiania, the residents themselves have adopted a set of rules for security reasons, which they strongly advise visitor...
Tourist offices in Denmark
When you are visiting Denmark, you will discover a high standard concerning public tourist service. There are extensive networks of official tourist offices, where you can receive professional and friendly guidance and help planning your Danish holiday. There are also many digital solutions as apps and digital tools helping you when you arrive at a local Danish destination.
The tourist offices can advise you regarding accommodations, maps and hotels.
Tax-free shopping in Denmark
The many famous Danish and Nordic brands make it perfect for tax free shopping in Denmark.
Discount Cards in Denmark
In Denmark, it is possible to buy local public discount cards in many cities.
Credit Cards in Denmark
Danish ATM It is no problem to find and withdraw cash from bank ATMs in Denmark with Visa, Cirrus, Euro or MasterCard. The ATM can be used 24/7, and you will be notified, before the withdrawal, of any charges you may incur.
Use of credit cards Credit cards of many International kinds can be used in restaurants, hotels, petrol stations and shops, but you will have to notify, that company has the right to charge you an extra fee. Not all of them do and you will be notified before making a payment if an extra fee will be charged. A lot of smaller shops and supermarkets do...
Mobile phones & apps
Mobiles Denmark is part of the worldwide GSM network, so compatible mobile phones should work without any problems.
Find out about buying Danish SIM cards during your stay and mobile phone shops in Denmark by our related link.
Apps Denmark offers a lot of useful apps for maps, restaurants, shopping or nightlife when visiting Denmark. Many cafes offer free wifi for downloading of or use tourist offices.
Timezone in Denmark
Denmark follows Central European Time (CET) which is one hour ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) and six hours ahead of Eastern Standard Time (EST).
Denmark has summertime from March From the last Sunday in March to the last Sunday in October, the country has daylight saving time, meaning that the clocks are turned one hour forward.
Danes use the 24-hour clock system and write the day before the month, for example, 12 May 2012 will be written 12.05.2012.
Tipping in Denmark
According to Danish law, any service charge (including gratuity) needs to be included in the restaurant’s price for menu items. Service is also normally included in the bill at taxis and hotels. You are not obligated to tip tour guides in Denmark because he cost of your tour includes the gratuity for your tour guides. But if you feel that your tour guide has been good and helpful then, of course, be free to tip him or her as much or as little as you like. Any amount you tip will be appreciated.
Electricity in Denmark
Depending on your home country, you may need a plug adapter to use your electrical appliances in Denmark.
Pharmacy in Denmark
Almost all hotels and other accommodation facilities at the visitor can call the doctor on call when an emergency situation arises. In most of Scandinavia to buy drugs require a prescription.
Types of Pharmacy medications such as analgesics, vitamins are very rich, but not without a doctor's prescription to buy cold medicine, so get off drugs or from domestic to better.
Facts about Denmark
Denmark is the southernmost and smallest of the Nordic countries and is renowned as one of the happiest countries in the world.
Denmark is very proud about the nearly 500 charming private or public garden in Denmark. Some of them are open all year, some only in the summer and some only in the weekends.
Many of them are free to entry. They covers all kinds of beautiful gardening taste and styles, and many of them have free entries.