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The Happiest Country İn The World: Denmark

15 Feb, 2023

There are many studies that measure the happiness levels of the countries of the world. These surveys generally assess people’s level of satisfaction with their lives in general, as well as their economic, social, and health status.

Denmark has been one of the happiest countries in the world for many years. It stands out with its healthy and happy citizens, high quality of life, strong social security systems and high levels of economic welfare. Besides, the Danish people; It is generally known for low stress levels, high human rights and freedoms, high education levels and a safe environment.

So, what are the other sources of happiness for Danes? What lifestyle do they have? Would you like to go on the article?

COMMON FAITH AND LIFESTYLE IN DENMARK

The common belief in Denmark is the Lutheran Faith. Denmark is a member of the Lutheran Church, founded by Luther in the 16th century. The Lutheran Church is an officially recognized church by the Danish government and is the country’s largest religious community. While most Danish people adhere to the Lutheran Faith, there are also many different religions and belief groups in the country. These include religions and beliefs such as Catholic, Orthodox, Jewish, Muslim, Hindu, and Buddhist. The Danish government is recognized as a country that promotes freedom of religion and mutual respect, and many different religions and belief groups live comfortably in the country.

Denmark values a healthy lifestyle. Citizens of the country generally tend to eat healthy meals and exercise frequently. Danish people prefer to walk or run. Thus, the citizens of the country are generally seen as healthy and fit. Denmark is also a country where social security is provided. The Danish government provides free healthcare to its citizens and has an extensive social security system. Therefore, citizens’ health and well-being levels are generally high. Denmark is also a country where freedom and human rights are valued. There is a democratic structure in the country and people can express freely. Denmark is also a leading country in the field of environment and gives importance to environmental protection.

Finally, Denmark promotes good social relations and a sense of solidarity among people. Danish people are generally a sociable and friendly country and people can easily make friendships.

 

DANISH FESTIVALS

Denmark hosts many famous and popular festivals. These festivals are usually held in the areas of music, art, theatre, cinema or food and beverage and take place in different regions throughout the year.

Roskilde Festival: This festival is one of Denmark’s largest and oldest music festivals and is held throughout the year in the city of Roskilde. The festival hosts concerts by many famous artists, often featuring different musical styles such as rock, pop, hip hop and electronic music.

Aarhus Festival: It is held in the city of Aarhus and often hosts different artistic events such as art, theatre, music and dance.

CPH DOX: It is a film festival held in Copenhagen that screens world-class documentary films.

Copenhagen Cooking & Food Festival: This festival is held in Copenhagen and is a festival focused on the food and beverage industry, promoting local and international dishes, beverages and food products.

Strøm Festival: This musical feast, which hosts electronic music and art events, is also in Copenhagen.

The Viking Market Festival: This festival, held in the city of Ribe, introduces Viking history, culture and art.

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SIGHTSEEING PLACES IN DENMARK

Denmark is famous for its fabulous natural areas, historical and cultural riches. Therefore, these sightseeing places should be visited in Denmark include:

  • Kopenhag: Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark, is home to important places, especially Tivoli Garden, Royal Palace, Rundetårn (Circular Tower), Little Mermaid (Little Mermaid) and Strøget shopping street.
  • Odense: It is known as the birthplace of Hans Christian Andersen and is home to major attractions such as the Andersen Museum.
  • Aarhus: Aarhus, Denmark’s second largest city, is famous for its historic buildings, museums and beautiful beaches.
  • Bornholm Adası: This island is famous for its beautiful beaches, dense forests, walking paths and beautiful villages.
  • Legoland Billund: Legoland Billund, the factory of Lego toys, is a fun place for kids and has a large Lego exhibit.
  • Ribe: It contains many museums and historical buildings that tell about Viking history and culture.
  • Skagen: Located at the northern tip of Denmark, Skagen is known for its beautiful beaches, beautiful landscapes and fine art galleries.
  • Roskilde: It contains important historical buildings such as the Viking Royal Temple and Roskilde Cathedral.
  • Silkeborg: It is a famous attraction center with its natural beauties and historical places.
  • Nationalmuseet: It is Denmark’s oldest and largest museum and showcases the country’s history, art and culture.

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DANISH CUISINE

The cuisine of Denmark is very diverse and its ingredients are mostly seafood and fish. Here are some of the famous Danish delicacies:

  • Smørrebrød: Sandwiches served with seafood and vegetables on cereal bread. It is usually prepared with laks, variegated vegetables and other seafood.
  • Frikadeller: It is known as the meatball dish. It is prepared with meat, onions, potatoes, oatmeal, eggs and spices.
  • Rød Pølse: It is known as red sausage. This sausage is usually served with phyllo dough.
  • Æbleskiver: Small round shaped morsels made from a mixture of fresh apple pieces, salt, sugar and flour.
  • Flæskesteg: Served with veal, potatoes, rosti or fries.
  • Øllebrød: It is a kind of oatmeal dish. Garnished with caramel sauce, summer flavors or assorted fruits.
  • Rødgrød: It is a kind of fruit pudding, usually prepared with various fruits.
  • Risalamande: It is known as Denmark’s New Year’s Eve dinner. Risalamande is prepared with ingredients such as rice pudding and almonds.
  • Wienerbrød: It is the famous cake of Denmark. It can usually be creamy, salty, sweet or fruity.

 

WHEN AND HOW TO GET TO DENMARK?

If you would like to go to Denmark from Turkiye, you would need a visa. Once you have completed your visa procedures, you can explore this unique Scandinavian country with direct flights departing from Istanbul.

Denmark has one of its best times during the summer and spring months. As the weather is usually warm and sunny during these months, you can easily visit the country’s beautiful natural areas, beaches and parks. During the summer, outdoor festivals and events are held in many parts of the country. At the same time, the country’s famous gardens and parks can be seen at their best during these months. Fall season is also a good option to visit Denmark. In this season, the country’s natural areas look beautiful with the colors of the forests and fields. Winter months offer unique snowy landscapes of the country. This is a good time to explore shopping centres, cultural and artistic events, and dining options.

As a result, the best time to visit Denmark is summer and spring. However, you can also go in other seasons to discover the beauties of the country.

 

OTHER INFORMATION ABOUT DENMARK

Denmark is a country in the Scandinavian region. The population of the country, whose capital is Copenhagen, is approximately 5.8 million and is located in the GMT+1 time zone. The official language of the country, whose currency is Danish Krone, is Danish.

Denmark is famous for its beautiful natural areas and cultural wealth. Some of the country’s most popular tourist destinations are the islands of Copenhagen, Odense, Aarhus, Roskilde, and Bornholm. Copenhagen is particularly popular as the capital of the country and is home to important landmarks such as Tivoli Garden, Royal Palace, Rundetårn (Circular Tower). Odense, on the other hand, is known as the birthplace of Hans Christian Andersen and is home to major tourist attractions such as the Andersen Museum.

Denmark is also a famous center of gastronomy and design. It is especially famous for its fish and seafood dishes. The country’s design culture is recognized worldwide. Some of the most famous representatives of Danish design are Arne Jacobsen, Hans Wegner and Poul Henningsen.

 

A GUIDE FOR DANISH PLANNING TO VISIT TURKIYE

Let us introduce Fethiye, on the southern coast of Turkiye. Landscapes that will take your breath away with its natural areas, historical and cultural riches are here.

It has popular natural beauties and sea, especially Ölüdeniz and Calis Beach, Gemiler Island (Saint Nicholas Island). Historical places include Fethiye Castle, Telmessos Ancient City, Tlos Ancient City and Letoon Ancient City. You can also find activities suitable for your healthy lifestyle, such as natural areas, trekking or cycling tours in and around Fethiye. Fethiye is also a rich place in terms of food and beverage sector and there are many restaurants where you can taste delicious Turkish dishes.

It is highly recommended that these accommodation options in Fethiye, let’s analyse the facilities in this section:

ZEHRA VILLAS: If you would like to have a safe and peaceful holiday, a private villa is for you. The villas with food service option are one of the best and most reliable addresses among the rental villa options in Fethiye. Most of them are halal-friendly-villas, secluded ones. Therefore we respect your privacy lifestyle.

VILLA-RESIDENCE-APARTMENT: It is recommend that those who are looking for both a luxury and a more economical option to review our rental apartments in Hisaronu.

ZEHRA HOLIDAY VILLAGE: If you are planning to have a halal-friendly-holiday in Turkiye, we have a Holiday Village in Fethiye/Oludeniz region, with seperated pools with slides, delicious open buffets and cozy rooms.

ZEHRA HOTEL: Zehra Hotel, which is among the best Islamic hotels; It is one of the first hotels that has a perfect location Hisaronu. Just like in the Holiday Village, it has seperated pools with slides and as in all our other facilities, halal food is preferred.

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