UNESCO World Heritage ListThe Danish attractions
UNESCO World Heritage Site includes places, cities, monuments and buildings which have been declared worthy of conservation under the International World Heritage Program, administered by UNESCO. The program's goal is to designate, name and protect places that have a special and unique significance. It can be both natural areas and cultural values that are considered as common heritage of humanity.
Today, there are a total of seven Danish attractions on UNESCO's world heritage site - from the historic Kronborg Castle to the nature reserve at Stevns Klint. Most recently, the city of Christiansfeld and the old par force hunting landscape in North Zealand have been included on the list. Read more about the seven Danish attractions here and find the nearby hotels.
The Wadden Sea
The Wadden Sea is one of the world's 10 most important wetlands, where the tide travels enormously twice a day and forms baits for a truly unique wildlife.Read more about the Wadden Sea
Stevns Klint is at once beautiful and dramatic and at the same time a super exciting and unique source of a dramatic era in Earth's history.Read more about Stevns Klint
The ancient royal castle of Kronborg is world-renowned as Hamlet's and Shakespeare's castle and the place where the legendary figure Holger Danske sits and sleeps in the casemates.Read more about Kronborg Castle
Visit Roskilde Domkirke, which has been the Danish royal family's grave church for centuries. Here there are 38 kings and queens.Read more about Roskilde Domkirke
The Jelling Monuments
Visit the Jelling Stones, also called "Denmark's Certificate of Baptism", for it is written how King Harald, Christians, Danes around 965.Read more about the Jelling Monuments
Parforce hunting scenes in North Zealand
The UNESCO Committee justifies Its inclusion that the Parforce Hunting Landscape in North Zealand is "an unusual and well-preserved example of how the European Baroque values were translated into design by nature."Read more about the Parforce hunting scenes
The city was founded in 1773 by the German gentlemen (Brothersmen) at the request of King Christian VII, hence the name Christiansfeld. Take a trip to this very special city, which was recorded on UNESCO's World Heritage List in 2015!Read more about Christiansfeld