2019 will see a number of sizzling new points of interest set to open throughout Denmark with excessive flying Copenhill and Camp Journey taking company to new heights. It’s the final probability to see Rubjerg Knude lighthouse earlier than it’s relocated and in Copenhagen there’s a alternative of thrilling new eating choices plus the opening of the brand new Cityringen Metro in Copenhagen. Nationwide pleasure in Danish heritage can be more likely to peak in 2019 because the nation celebrates 800 years of its nationwide flag, the Dannebrog. So reap the benefits 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 energetic in Denmark in 2019. Listed below are the highlights:

Tradition and points of interest

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

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

In the meantime a collection of recent artwork installations might be skilled at Copenhagen Up to date exhibition centre, town’s new artwork centre within the previous industrial harbour of Refshaleøen. Exhibiting 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 enduring 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 generally unimaginable to see the lighthouse from the ocean, and the sunshine was switched off. Since then, the lighthouse has been below assault from coastal erosion, and in peril of falling into the ocean.

Getting round Copenhagen will likely 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 below downtown Copenhagen’s ‘bridge quarters’ and Frederiksberg may 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 out there 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 high of Copenhagen’s new Amager Bakke Waste-to-Power Plant. Designed by Danish architect, Bjarke Ingels the constructing stands some 85-metres excessive, and on the roof high café on the high of the ski slope there will likely be a platform with unbelievable views of the Danish capital.

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

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

Meals information

Combining a museum with a micro-brewery Ny Malt in Ebeltoft, on the East Jutland coast is remodeling the previous purple 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 can 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 will likely 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 12 months after closing the unique restaurant. On this new and bigger area, Munk will be capable to realise a lot of the imaginative and prescient he initially dreamed of in stimulating all of the senses to create a whole sensory eating expertise. Taking gastronomy into a complete new sphere he’s created a brand new type of delicacies which he’s referred to 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 a lot of methods from two ‘sensory expertise rooms’, that includes artists, actors, and different creatives with installations altering two-three occasions a 12 months, 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 residing shadow artwork piece when the cooks transfer round within the kitchen. To make sure coherent inventive storytelling from the start to the top, Rasmus Munk has invited the playwriter, Louise Rahr to miss the expertise.

In the meantime, the pattern for road meals courts continues to assemble tempo with the growth of Copenhagen Avenue Meals from its authentic location on the Paper Island (Papirøen) to a brand new website additionally in Refshaleøen referred to as Reffen. Additionally Boltens Meals Courtroom will likely 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 will likely be going down 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 method.

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 method.

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

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