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Denmark is known for its eclectic history. While this temperate Nordic country was inhabited by Vikings from 800 to 1200, traces of cultures from around the globe can be found here.
The nation’s largest city and capital, Copenhagen, is home to an array of attractions.
Tourists find Demark’s cities, outdoor pursuits and more to be key reasons to visit.
Yes, some vaccines are recommended or required for Denmark. The CDC and WHO recommend the following vaccines for Denmark: hepatitis A, hepatitis B, rabies, and influenza.
Many European countries have had recent outbreaks of routine infections like measles and mumps. Make sure your vaccinations are up-to-date before your trip.
See our vaccinations page to learn more about these infections and vaccines. Ready to protect yourself? Book your travel health appointment today by calling or schedule online now.
A passport with at least six months validity is required for Denmark. Visas are not required for stays under 90 days.
If you plan to stay longer than 90 days, you must apply for a visa.
For more information contact a Passport Health Passport and Visa specialist by calling 1-844-366-8472 or by filling out our online form.
Denmark’s climate is temperate with mild winters and cool summers. The fall is Denmark’s wettest season.
The best time of the year to visit Denmark is during the summer months (June-August). June has longer days which allows for more time to be spent outside. July and August are notoriously tourist-heavy months.
One thing to note about Denmark’s climate is its large variations in daylight. Winter days see an average of seven hours of sunlight a day while the summer days see 18 hours.
Denmark sees a fair amount of petty crime such as pickpocketing and purse-snatching. This is more common in tourist areas. Violent crimes systematized by crime groups within Denmark also take place occasionally.
Denmark has also recently become more prone to terrorist attacks. Public demonstrations occur regularly. Try to avoid these events while abroad.
Take normal precautions to prevent theft and other crimes.
Denmark’s capital is home to its most popular tourist attraction, the Tivoli Gardens. It is currently referred to as an amusement park but was originally called a pleasure garden. Established in 1843, this garden was one of many that popped up during at the time. It soon became a favorite among those who frequented pleasure gardens.
Tivoli Gardens is a garden featuring thousands of blooming flowers. But, the park also has theme park rides, a theatre, restaurants and the fireworks shows.
Here are some essential items to consider bringing on your trip to Denmark:
All Americans planning a trip to Denmark should register online with the U.S. Department of State before departure. In the event that there is an emergency or an evacuation, the office will be aware of your whereabouts.
The U.S. Embassy in Denmark is located in Copenhagen:
U.S. Embassy Copenhagen
Dag Hammarskjölds Allé 24
2100 København Ø
Phone: (+45) 33 41 71 00
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