Main reasons for foreign food tourists to travel to big cities in Denmark 2017

This statistic shows the result of a survey on the main reasons why foreign food tourists travel to Copenhagen, Aarhus, Odense and Aalborg in Denmark in 2017. That year, most of respondents doing city trips to Denmark in order to try food, traveled there to a great or even significant extent due to the local atmosphere (83 percent). Close to it was the share of foreign gastrotourists, naming the friendly Danish population as their main travel reason (82 percent).

To what extent are these reasons why you have chosen to travel to Copenhagen, Aarhus, Odense or Aalborg?

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Release date

December 2018



Survey time period


Number of respondents

1,914 respondents

Special properties

refers to tourists who have food experiences and gastronomy as a conscious travel motive, incl. only respondents answering "to a great extent" or "to a significant extent"

Supplementary notes

The original question was phrased by the source as follows: " I hvilken grad er dette årsager til, at du har valgt at holde ferie i Danmark?"

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