DenmarkSee in Denmark

Denmark is a country with an area of 43,094 km² or apx. 0.3 % of the dry land on Planet Earth. This means that Denmark is small fraction larger than Switzerland or The Netherlands. Yawn! If you were a Dane you would know the rest even in your sleep - or would you ... ?

In Denmark there are lots of interesting things to see. Here are a few of them all highly appreciated by us. Use the hyperlinks to visit the various places.

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Supermarine »Spitfire« L.F. Mk. IXe fra 1948, Danmarks Flymuseum, Stauning, September 2011.
Supermarine »Spitfire« L.F. Mk. IXe from 1948, Danmarks Flymuseum, Stauning, September 2011.

Paddle steamer »Hjejlen« (N56° 10.163' E009° 33.295') - see the beautiful landscapes by Silkeborgsøerne from the oldest coal-burning paddle steamer in service in the world. The paddle steamer »Hjejlen« was built in 1861, and reached 150 years in 2011.

Paddle steamer »Hjejlen« from 1861, Silkeborg, September 2011.
Paddle steamer »Hjejlen« from 1861, Silkeborg, September 2011.

Danmarks Flymuseum (N55° 59.511' E008° 20.825') - this aircraft museum comprises an impressive collection of both present and former Danish military aircraft and former Danish air defence systems, ie. IHAWK radar and air defence missiles not to mention 40 mm Bofors L/70 and L/60 anti aircraft artillery guns.

North American F-86D »Sabre« from 1958, Danmarks Flymuseum, Stauning, September 2011.
North American F-86D »Sabre« from 1958, Danmarks Flymuseum, Stauning, September 2011.

Danmarks Tekniske Museum (N56° 01.355' E012° 33.779') - The Danish Museum of Science and Technology - among other things - comprises an interesting collection of both civil and former Danish military aircraft.

Republic F-84G »Thunderjet« from 1952, Teknisk Museum, December 2010.
Republic F-84G »Thunderjet« from 1952, Teknisk Museum, December 2010.

Fregatten »Jylland« (N56° 11.952' E010° 40.428') - Jylland is a fascinating, authentic frigate from 1860 and the longest wooden ship in the world. Jylland was in active duty for 32 years, and took part in the Naval Battle of The Island of Helgoland in 1864 and was acting as Royal Ship from 1874.

The Frigate Jylland
Fregatten Jylland, Ebeltoft, December 2009.

Randers Regnskov (N56° 27.431' E010° 01.959') - Randers Rainforest is a tropical zoo in Randers, Denmark where the animals can be seen at very close quarters.

Randers Regnskov
Randers Regnskov, Randers, December 2009.

Galeas »Skibladner II« (N55º 40.505' E012º 35.400') - see beautiful Denmark from the see in a genuine wooden sail ship from 1897. Skibladner II is based at Asiatisk Plads in the centre of Copenhagen.

Skibladner II Skibladner II
Skibladner II, Copenhagen Harbour, May 2008.

Danish Dakota Friends (N55º 35.437' E012º 07.726') - have an unforgettable flight in a flying legend from World War 2 - a genuine Douglas C-47A Dakota (DC-3) from 1944. Most flights depart from Copenhagen Airport, Roskilde, where the airplane is based after Værløse Air Base was decommisioned.

»Danish Dakota Friends« DC-3 at Værløse Air Base, August 2007.
   
Nordsjælland i ca. 300 m højde Netop landet på Flyvestation Værløse
The DC-3 from »Danish Dakota Friends«, Værløse Air Base, August 2007.

Naturally there are many more things to see in Denmark - but they are not included on this page at present ...

Updated: December 26, 2015