Hot happenings in Denmark in 2019


2019 will see a bunch of scorching new points of interest set to open throughout Denmark with excessive flying Copenhill and Camp Journey taking visitors to new heights. It’s the final probability to see Rubjerg Knude lighthouse earlier than it’s relocated and in Copenhagen there’s a selection of thrilling new eating choices plus the opening of the brand new Cityringen Metro in Copenhagen. Nationwide satisfaction in Danish heritage can be prone to peak in 2019 because the nation celebrates 800 years of its nationwide flag, the Dannebrog. So make the most of Ryanair’s new regional flights from Liverpool, Edinburgh and Southend to Copenhagen and new thrice weekly flights from Manchester to Aarhus with SAS to get lively in Denmark in 2019. Listed below are the highlights:

Tradition and points of interest

Because the oldest recognized nationwide flag on the earth, the Dannebrog (which means the Danish banner) is a supply of nice nationwide satisfaction. Legend has it that it fell from the sky on 15th June 1219 in a battle with the Estonians.

Danish historical past may also be extra accessible to guests when the brand new Museum of Copenhagen opens its doorways within the Spring of 2019. Shifting to its new location on Stormgade 18, the museum can be a supply of data on town’s previous, current and future and a reference level of its archaeology, enabling metropolis planners to make the perfect use of the area inside the metropolis.

In the meantime a sequence of recent artwork installations will be skilled at Copenhagen Up to date exhibition centre, town’s new artwork centre within the previous industrial harbour of Refshaleøen. Displaying creations by world famend up to date artists, the exhibition area is on the epicentre of Copenhagen’s new inventive hub.

In the meantime on the harbour of Copenhagen at Knippelsbro, the Kulturtårnet (the Tradition Tower) is an previous copper bridge tower which has been restored to supply a unusual, new cultural venue for artwork, music, podcasts, talks and gastronomy, with distinctive views throughout town.

For one more tower expertise, see the long-lasting Rubjerg Knude lighthouse, on the North Jutland coast, earlier than time lastly runs out and the historic lighthouse is moved to a brand new location. The lighthouse was first in-built 1900, at which level it was greater than 200m inland and there have been no massive dunes round it. Nevertheless, over time the ocean has moved nearer and the wind has blown massive quantities of sand up from the cliff. By 1968 the sand was so excessive it was typically unattainable to see the lighthouse from the ocean, and the sunshine was switched off. Since then, the lighthouse has been underneath assault from coastal erosion, and at risk of falling into the ocean.

Getting round Copenhagen can be a complete lot faster and simpler in 2019 when the brand new cityringen Metro opens in July. Constructed along side the present Copenhagen metro community the 15.5 km underground loop underneath downtown Copenhagen’s ‘bridge quarters’ and Frederiksberg can have 17 underground stations. Linking the Nørrebro and Vesterbro areas with town centre, it is going to make all the good eating places, bars and retailers extra simply accessible for guests and the airport accessible from the centre in as little as 20 minutes.

A brand new attraction for guests to Copenhagen in 2019 is ready to be the opening of CopenHill, the brand new synthetic ski slope and leisure working and climbing path constructed on prime of Copenhagen’s new Amager Bakke Waste-to-Vitality Plant. Designed by Danish architect, Bjarke Ingels the constructing stands some 85-metres excessive, and on the roof prime café on the prime of the ski slope there can be a platform with unimaginable views of the Danish capital.

Ski gear can be accessible to rent, and there may also be inexperienced strolling and working trails the place guests can wander and discover. For these with an actual head for heights on one facet of the constructing there can be an 85-metre excessive climbing wall, the tallest on the earth. At 10 m huge it is going to have grips and totally different obstacles on the way in which up and can be designed to appear like a mountain wall with totally different outhangs and routes to be discovered on the way in which. Aimed toward skilled climbers with the suitable certification the routes up the wall can be rated by problem, the place climbing turns into more durable the upper you go.

For another climb guests to Camp Journey resort in Haslev, about one hour south of Copenhagen, can scale the centrepiece of the undertaking, a 45-metre-tall hourglass-shaped tower, for a birds-eye view of the forest of Gisselfeld Monastery. Company will be capable of ascend from the forest flooring up the 600-metre-long inside spiral ramp, to soak up spectacular views from the remark tower within the treetops and discover a tremendous 360-degree view over the encircling countryside. Moreover, the walkway will embody numerous design options – together with looping pathways, an aviary, seating and bridges, leading to a placing expertise.

Meals information

Combining a museum with a micro-brewery Ny Malt in Ebeltoft, on the East Jutland coast is remodeling the previous crimson chalked malt manufacturing unit right into a centre for tradition, the humanities, gastronomy and inventive industries. The brand new assembly place will open in 2019 and all year long it is going to home the Museum Østjylland (Museum East Jutland) and the Ebeltoft Yard brewery, which is able to produce malt and brew beer.

The large information on the restaurant scene in Copenhagen would be the opening of a number of new and thrilling eating places within the Refshaleøen space of town.

Firstly, in January 2019, Matt Orlando, the previous head chef at Noma and the creator of Amass will open Broaden & Construct. The natural brewery and informal eatery will discover a inventive collaboration between a chef and a brewer, the place flavour and sustainability are the driving drive. It is going to be positioned in the home of the previous Royal Theatre’s surroundings storage unit and can share the area with the brand new breweries – Emipirical Spirits distillery.

Subsequent to Broaden & Construct and in addition eagerly anticipated is the re-opening in Refshaleøen of Rasmus Munk’s extraordinary Alchemist restaurant a yr after closing the unique restaurant. On this new and bigger area, Munk will be capable of realise a lot of the imaginative and prescient he initially dreamed of in stimulating all of the senses to create an entire sensory eating expertise. Taking gastronomy into a complete new sphere he’s created a brand new type of delicacies which he’s known as ‘Holistic Delicacies’. Inspiration for the idea got here following a visit to Japan, the place he realised what skilful sourcing of high quality substances really means and the opposite stimulus has been his introduction to the artwork world.

This may manifest in quite a few methods from two ‘sensory expertise rooms’, that includes artists, actors, and different creatives with installations altering two-three occasions a yr, to an artwork set up impressed by Danish-Icelandic Artist Olafur Eliasson’s artwork piece A number of Shadow Home. On this piece diners will see the glass wall between the service kitchen and the eating room coated by a movie that creates a dwelling shadow artwork piece when the cooks transfer round within the kitchen. To make sure coherent inventive storytelling from the start to the tip, Rasmus Munk has invited the playwriter, Louise Rahr to miss the expertise.

In the meantime, the development for road meals courts continues to collect tempo with the growth of Copenhagen Road Meals from its authentic location on the Paper Island (Papirøen) to a brand new website additionally in Refshaleøen known as Reffen. Additionally Boltens Meals Courtroom can be opening in 2019 in a renovated constructing close to Kongens Nytorv within the centre of Copenhagen, with 19 worldwide eating places, together with two vegan choices and 5 bars, together with a Carlsberg Brooklyn Bar. It is going to cowl three flooring of the previous timbered constructing.

For these eagerly awaiting the brand new Nordic Michelin Information, it has now been revealed that the launch can be happening on Monday 18th February in Aarhus.

Getting there

Three new Ryanair flights add to the selection of airways serving Denmark in 2019. Twice weekly flights from Edinburgh to Billund, Liverpool to Copenhagen and Southend to Copenhagen are beginning in April 2019. Costs begin from £25.99 per particular person a technique.

SAS has additionally introduced the launch of its thrice weekly flight from Manchester and Aarhus. Beginning in April the flights will function Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Costs begin from £60 per particular person a technique.

EasyJet commenced twice weekly flights from Gatwick to Aarhus from 2nd November 2018. Costs begin from £35.20 per particular person a technique.


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