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    The towns of Northern Denmark have inspired artists and industrialists alike over the centuries. They are fascinating places to visit and are interspersed with many popular holiday spots.

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    Architecture, history and spectacular new art – Danish cities have much to offer. Odense, Aarhus and Aalborg feature heritage centres and highlight attractions created by leading designers and architects. Download itinerary as PDF

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    "Wonderful, wonderful Copenhagen" may be an established favourite in the city-break stakes, but visitors to Denmark will find that exciting urban experiences aren't just limited to the country's cosmopolitan capital. Aarhus, Denmark's second-largest city, is rapidly earning a reputation as a viable and attractive short-break destination for British travellers thanks to its winning combination of historical attractions, laid-back ambiance and convenient, daily Ryanair flights from London Stansted.

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    With Viking celebrations scheduled for 2013 and 2014 in both the UK and Denmark to mark the invasion of England by the King of Denmark and subsequent crowning of his son Cnut as the King of England, why not delve deeper into this fascinating history with a short direct flight under two hours to North Jutland’s capital Aalborg to discover this delightful region.

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    With its miles of sandy beaches and timeless, rolling forests and farmland, Denmark's clean, green East Jutland region offers the perfect setting for a relaxing, get-away-from-it-all break. The area's famously unspoilt landscape and unhurried pace of life immediately soothe visitors into a holiday frame of mind. One of East Jutland's most enduring destinations is the lovely town of Vejle, where visitors will find a range of attractions spanning golf, spa, shopping, beaches and even a protected wilderness to explore.

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    Beautifully picturesque and steeped in medieval history, Denmark’s oldest and best preserved town Ribe's Viking history can be traced back more than 1300 years.

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    Fly SAS to Denmark in only one and a half hour and experience good service and great fares coupled with on-time flights. Include 23kg baggage, online check-in and free seat reservation within your ticket price, and don’t worry about extra costs. Come and feel the atmosphere in Denmark's historic capital and at the same time a modern city.

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    Vibrant and forward-thinking, Denmark's second-largest city Aarhus makes a fascinating short-break destination thanks to its winning combination of eye-catching architecture, interesting museums and galleries, historical attractions, Viking heritage, excellent shopping and close proximity to fine, sandy beaches and lush forests.

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    West Jutland is typified by small harbour and fishing towns. The largest of these, Esbjerg, is a bustling port town. All of them are shaped by the maritime history of this historic area.

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    Aalborg is bursting with cultural attractions and events, whether you're into music, theatre or art. Domestic as well as international artists regularly hold gigs or exhibitions throughout the city and Aalborg is also home to a flourishing underground art scene.

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    North Jutland, Denmark's most northerly region, has plenty of appeal for an active holiday throughout the year. With 1,450km of broad, sandy beaches and a picturesque, unspoiled hinterland, a holiday in North Jutland brings together outdoor adventures and Viking history with blue seas, big skies and lots of good, clean fun. Here's VisitDenmark's pick of the best:

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    Denmark’s 4th largest city Aalborg is hitting a top note with travellers from the UK following the completion of its regenerated waterfront area and the unveiling of a new state-of-the-art Musikkens Hus (the House of Music) in March this year.

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    DFDS Seaways sails 3 to 4 times a week from Harwich (Essex, south-east England) to Esbjerg (west coast Denmark). What’s more, with DFDS Seaways you have the convenience of taking your own vehicle. Simply pack everything you need, drive onboard, relax and let your Danish adventure begin!

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    Aalborg is a multi-faceted city full of contrasts. A city with a lust for life and all of its pleasures. It’s also grand on a manageable scale with all the major city attractions within easy distance.

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    A green vibe flows through every corner of Copenhagen, whether you are looking to eat, drink, shop or sleep the city has an eco-friendly option for you. According to the city’s climate strategy Copenhagen is to be the world's first CO2 neutral capital by 2025. Take a dip in the Harbour or have a green smoothie - there is a lot to do. All of Denmark boasts more bikes than cars and the best way to explore it is by bike.  Try The Margurite Route, a scenic route that passes through spectacular countryside. 

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    The mainland part of Denmark, Jutland, offers lively cities and cultural highlights as well as wide-open nature, sandy beaches and seaside towns. Jutland has all that the heart desires…

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    The top of Denmark is an island, split from mainland Jutland by the enormous Limfjord. To the north, it juts dramatically out into sea on all sides. You’ll find that this isolation produces a very special light and more hours of sunshine than the rest of Denmark. The landscape is beautiful but harsh, with endless white beaches, sand dunes, cliffs, heathland and forests. Witness the bizarre sight of trees bending east from the sheer force of the prevailing wind or take a break from the wind around the sheltered straits, inlets and bays of the Limfjord.

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    Stand in two seas at once at The Branch (Grenen), Denmark’s northernmost point Uncover the intriguing buried church in the dunes south of Skagen Wander round the artistic seaside town of Skagen

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    Less than 2 hours flying time from Gatwick Airport, Denmark’s northern most city of Aalborg is well-known for its architecture and design, gourmet restaurants, specialty shops, small boutiques and suitably high octane night life. With ancient Viking beginnings - best explored at Lindholm Hoje, Scandinavia's largest Viking burial ground - Aalborg has developed over the centuries to become one of Denmark’s most vibrant cities.  

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    The top of Denmark is an island, split from mainland Jutland by the Limfjord, the biggest fjord in Denmark. In North Jutland you will find a very special light and more hours of sunshine than the rest of Denmark. The landscape is full of contrasts with endless white beaches, sand dunes, cliffs, heathland and forests.

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    Aalborg is an old city with a long and interesting history. The town's past can still be seen throughout the city at various historical sights. If you prefer more contemporary culture, Aalborg delivers too.

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    See the best of old and new architecture side-by-side in perfect harmony in the City of Spires.

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    Aarhus, Denmark's second city, buzzes at the heart of this region. Within easy reach of the city are picturesque fjord towns, set in beautiful nature and close to fantastic sights.

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    North Jutland, Denmark's most northerly region, known for its wonderful natural light - said to lift the spirits and awaken the senses - is lavishly illuminated at this time of year by thousands upon thousands of bright, festive lights strung through villages and towns in celebration of Christmas. Known to the Danes as the Festival of Hearts, the Christmas period is a wonderful time to visit North Jutland and with its capital, Aalborg, being less than two hours' flying time from the UK.

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    Known locally as the ‘Land of Light’ on account of the peculiarly pure quality of the daylight that’s said to lift the spirits, North Jutland awakens the senses with 1,450 km of white sandy beaches, clean seas and fresh air, there’s no better place to experience this phenomenon than in the 700-year-old coastal town of Skagen.

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    Odense, Aarhus og Aalborg Architecture, history and spectacular new art – Danish cities have much to offer. Odense, Aarhus and Aalborg feature heritage centres and highlight attractions.

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    From quaint harbour towns around the coast, to the historic city of Odense at its heart, Funen is a great place to tour and experience unique Danish culture.

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    The cathedral city of Roskilde sits at the heart of this region, with a glorious royal and Viking past. The rest of the region is dotted with lovely country towns, each with their own special reasons to visit.

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    South Zealand is dotted with small towns and quaint fishing and harbour villages. Many of the towns have well-preserved medieval areas and attractions and all are well worth a visit.

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    Celebrated for its classic modern design tradition, Denmark lets visitors discover architectural wonders and new contemporary art museums with an inspired vision of Nordic living. Download itinerary as PDF

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    Enjoy a getaway to Aarhus’ designer hotel in highend Scandinavian style – the guest comes first and quality is in focus. Welcome to City Hotel Oasia Aarhus in the heart of Aarhus Denmark. Quality and service are the focal point of our hotel. Here you can lean back and enjoy the elegant and discrete luxury, the clean lines and the Scandinavian design.

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    Enjoy a getaway in the heart of Aarhus staying at the new boutique hotel in a modern art-deco style with a pleasant atmosphere. 

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    Come and be charmed by Copenhagen, Northern Europe’s cosiest capital, packed with cafés, shops and the best restaurants in Scandinavia. From the winding streets of the beautiful old town and grand royal palaces to the city’s cutting-edge buildings and attractions, Copenhagen is the perfect blend of old world and new. Hop on a bike or stroll the city on foot and take in its laid-back atmosphere and effortless sense of style. Read on for sightseeing inspiration, help finding restaurants in Copenhagen and to make Copenhagen hotel bookings.

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    In the July/August issue of The Monocle Copenhagen is yet again ranked number 1 on ‘The Monocle Global Quality of life survey 2013’.

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    This region offers you some of the oldest towns in the country. Visit Kolding with its impressive castle ruins, the Viking town of Ribe or Christiansfeld, set to be a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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    Recognised as one of Denmark’s hot spots for locally grown gourmet food, regional specialties and a superb range of seafood plucked freshly from its pristine coastline, North Jutland and its capital city of Aalborg are set to tantalise holidaymakers’ taste buds with an extensive range of delicious brews and culinary delights.

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    As Denmark’s historic borderland, South Jutland is rich in opposing histories and unique culture. The region shares a dramatic past with its German neighbours and seeing it has been both owned by Denmark and Germany, the area is full of diverse, historical sites. The landscape in South Jutland is a gentle, open land, bordered by Little Belt beaches to the east and the Wadden Sea National Park to the west.

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    With fantastic architecture, sensational shopping, excellent nightlife and plenty of cultural attractions, Copenhagen has everything the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender traveller might need for the ultimate Scandinavian city break. The vibrant, welcoming city is compact enough to explore on foot and has a pleasantly laid-back, ’anything-goes’ atmosphere that quite sets the tone for a weekend to remember.

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    Get struck by Cupid’s arrow in Denmark and take your loved one on a romantic weekend break. You will be seduced by world-class gastronomy, charmed by our old cities and captivated by coastline sunsets. Whether you choose to bike, walk or drive, Denmark is the perfect place to relax and rejuvenate.    Fall in love with Denmark this summer!

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Come and be charmed by Copenhagen - a cosy knot of winding streets, beautiful buildings and an unparalleled sense of style.