• Aarhus -- Denmark's second largest city, Aarhus is located about 115 miles northwest of Copenhagen in the center of the country. The city is also a popular cruise port during the summer season. Major attractions include the city's Old Town, the ARoS Art Museum and Tivoli Friheden, an amusement park.
• Odense -- Odense, Denmark's third largest city, is best known for its connections to the writer, Hans Christian Andersen. Located about 100 miles southwest of Copenhagen, Odense is home to the Hans Christian Andersen Museum and boyhood home, the Danish Railway Museum and Saint Canute's Church, which dates back to the 13th century.Denmark tourism is one of the country's primary industry. The country welcomes more than 8.5 million visitors each year.
Danish is the official language of Denmark, although German is also widely spoken, particularly in the southern portion of the country. The majority of Danes (as many as 85 percent) speak and understand English.
The official Danish currency is the krone. American dollars and euros are also widely accepted, particularly in tourist areas.