Denmark is located halfway between the countries of continental
Europe and the Scandinavian countries. With these ones, Denmark
shares a system of government based on political and social consensus,
with a high standard of living. It is part of the European Union
and the prices are not very high.
The Danish landscape is one of the less spectacular: it is a
small country, essentially flat and agricultural. But it has some
beautiful small villages. Besides quite small islands, the country
is divided into three main areas: the islands of Zealand and Funen
and the peninsula of Jutland.
Most of the visitors go exclusively to Copenhagen, in the island
of Funen. It is the capital of the country; it has a beautiful
old town, and it has many good museums and galleries and busy
In the nearby island of Zealand only highlights Odense as urban
centre. But it also has pretty villages and beaches on the south
coast. It is a very calm.
Jutland has more varied landscapes, from the gently rolling green
hills to some remote forests. Arhus and Aolborg are the two most