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    Want to learn more about how the Danes celebrate Christmas? Download our 'Yuletide in Denmark' pdf to find out all you need to know about Danish Christmas traditions and celebrations.

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    In Denmark, Christmas is celebrated on Christmas Eve (24 December). It’s a day full of busy present-buying , dinner preparations and anticipation! Presents are exchanged and Danish families come together to eat, drink and be merry.

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    If you love to indulge in a true Christmas atmosphere, you'll love visiting Denmark in December. During this time of year, Copenhagen is a winter wonderland with twinkling lights, Santa Lucia candle processions and open air skating rinks. Do your Christmas shopping on the city's High Street – a mix of luxury stores as well as quaint specialty shops. But don't forget to slow down, enjoy the atmosphere at Tivoli Gardens and relax with a cup of steaming hot chocolate. You'll soon find out why Danes call Christmas 'the festival of hearts'.

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    Denmark’s crisp Christmas air is illuminated by thousands of white lights when the many traditional Christmas markets open their doors to a new season of yuletide festivities all over the country. Experience the merry holidays in the magical country of Denmark and enjoy some Christmas shopping at one of the historic Christmas markets, all just a short plane trip from the UK.

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    After a good run, DFDS closed its route from England to Denmark on 29 September 2014. Please click here for alternative ways of getting your car to Denmark.

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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

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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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    Discover atmospheric streets and get up close to local culture in Denmark's four fantastic city break destinations. In Aarhus and Aalborg, attractions and natural areas are within walking distance, making both cities easy to get to know on a short break. Denmark’s capital, Copenhagen, was just named the world’s most liveable city and you will quickly discover why when you take a Copenhagen city break.

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    Gourmet Denmark   Denmark has been called the epicentre of true Nordic cuisine. Enjoy a lunch or dinner at some of the best restaurants located on Zealand, Funen and Jutland.

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    Why Denmark? What does Denmark have to offer? Find descriptions of some of Denmark’s highlights that are worth travelling for.

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    The region of South Denmark   Explore the hometown of Hans Christian Andersen and Scandinavia’s oldest town, Ribe. And discover Viking history and the world’s first LEGOLAND – all in the Region of South Denmark.  

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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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    Very aptly known by the Danes as ‘The Festival of Hearts’, the Christmas period makes for a wonderfully heart-warming time to visit Denmark as the streets come alive with colourful festivities and market stalls from the end of November through to Christmas Eve

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    Its Magical. Inspiring. Fun! The Danes are crazy about Christmas. Since the Viking Age – and even before – the Danes have celebrated the dark of winter and that cosy, scarf-snuggling mood they call hygge.

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    The whole of Denmark gets into the festive spirit this time of year. Towns and cities around Denmark, such as Aarhus and Odense, are ablaze with Christmas lights and good cheer. Christmas markets, exhibitions, music in the streets; Christmas in Denmark is truly magical.

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    Need some tips on what to do on your weekend break to Denmark? We have collected the 10 best guides with ideas of exciting and beautiful places to visit, attractions to see and things worth exploring further.

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    Get struck by Cupid’s arrow in Denmark and take your loved one on a dreamy weekend break to Denmark. Get ready to be seduced by world-class Danish gastronomy, charmed by old cities and captivated by beautiful coastline sunsets. The opportunities for a relaxed and wonderful holiday in Denmark are endless. Visit Funen's Kerteminde, also known as the Garden by the Sea, and see its historic harbours.

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    In the middle of January, the Vikings celebrated Jól or Yule. Yule is what later has evolved into today's Christmas, though the Danes still call it "Jul". The Vikings gathered for the celebration and ate good food, drank beer and exchanged gifts.

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    The Danes love good food and drink all year round, but especially during the festive season. Aside from the much-anticipated Christmas Eve dinner, Danes spend the run up to and after Christmas enjoying festive lunches and dinners with friends, colleagues and family. Many of Denmark's Christmas traditions are centred around a table full of delicious food and chairs full of great company.

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    Terms and Conditions: VisitDenmark/Bang & Olufsen competitionBy participating in the 'VisitDenmark/Bang & Olufsen' competition, you will be deemed to have accepted these terms and conditions. All entry instructions form part of these terms and conditions.1. The VisitDenmark/Bang & Olufsen competition is promoted by: VisitDenmark UK (Sponsor) – the official tourism organisation of Denmark, 55 Sloane Street, London SW1X 9SY, UK. No correspondence regarding the competition will be entered into.

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    BoConcept invites you to experience the unique magic of Danish Christmas at selected stores around the world. Take a nihola cargo-bike ride with Santa, decorate Christmas trees with traditional Danish decorations or treat yourself to Christmas goodies. It's all happening in a BoConcept near you, in December 2013!

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    You will have encountered Danish design at one time or another, whether you realise it or not. In the 60s, viewers of Kennedy and Nixon’s historic TV duel were looking at Hans J. Wegner’s Danish chair. Modern audiences have begun craving classic Danish light fittings by Poul Henningsen, thanks to The Killing. And classics such as Erik Magnussen's Stelton thermos are now sitting on tables all over the world. Follow the trail of great Danish designers across the country with this guide to design in Denmark.

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    During Tour of Denmark 2015, the riders will have little time to admire Denmark's beautiful countryside and picturesque cities and towns, as they speed past the sights on their 880 km journey across Denmark. But why not get inspired by the energetic peloton to create your very own "Tour of Denmark"?

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    Why not take a tasting tour of traditional Danish dishes? It’s not only a great way to fill your belly, but you’ll learn a lot about Danish culture and history and meet a lot of Danes along the way. So dig into a plate of Plaice á la Skagen in North Jutland or pick your favourite pickled herring at Møn in South Sealand. Every region has its speciality and here are some of the highlights.

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    You will have encountered Danish design at one time or another, whether you realise it or not. In the 60s, viewers of Kennedy and Nixon’s historic TV duel were looking at Hans J. Wegner’s Danish chair. Modern audiences have begun craving classic Danish light fittings by Poul Henningsen, thanks to The Killing. (link to our New Nordic page) And classics such as Erik Magnussen's Stelton thermos are now sitting on tables all over the world.

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    Life is pretty good in Denmark. Social cohesion, a strong community spirit and high living standards are some of the main characteristics that has voted the Danes "The World's happiest people" on a regular basis. This small Nordic nation surrounded by sea is a uniquely intimate, relaxing and safe place to visit.

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    Visit Vejle and let yourself go in beautiful green nature and on the sandy beaches of the fjord. Go cycling over rolling hills or explore a Viking world heritage site in Jelling. Spend a day shopping on Strøget or pamper yourself with relaxing wellness treatments with a beautiful view over the Vejle Fjord.

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    Situated on a remarkable strip of dune land with the North Sea on one side, and Ringkøbing Fjord on the other, wherever you are, wherever you look, Hvide Sande is a unique experience. Here the uncompromising North Sea meets a gentle inlet, complete with wide heaths and rolling sand dunes. The area is very popular with sports anglers, water sports enthusiasts and nature lovers in general. 

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      Denmark's second biggest city

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    Denmark is a country steeped in Christmas traditions, from the well-known to the quirky. Here's a quick overview of some of the more well-practiced customs.

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    We know that travel professionals are busy people drowning in destination information. This is why we are here to give you targeted news about sights, accommodation and cultural events, as well as relevant photos, videos, inspirational itineraries and more. Let us help you promote all the wonderful experiences Denmark has to offer to your clients.

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    When to shop, and places to stop.

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    Discover Denmark's idyllic countryside on a self-guided touring itinerary using four wheels, two wheels or your own two feet

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    Christmas is about gifts and there is no bigger joy than seeing the smile on a loved one's face when giving him or her the perfect gift. Denmark, with its rich design history, is an incredible place to pick that perfect gift.

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    Denmark and BoConcept are offering you the chance to win a trip to Copenhagen! Before you take part, it's important you read and agree to our terms and conditions. And see what you can win, of course!

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    From country towns and regional cities to wonderful wildlife and beautiful beaches, a short break in Denmark offers a huge range of possibilities that will appeal to all walks of life. And to really gain an insight into the country and its culture, what could be better than a visit to its very heart? The Trekanten region, located in the eastern part of the Jutland peninsular, is at Denmark's geographical centre and as such makes a splendid base from which to discover the essence of this thoroughly laid-back and enticing country.

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    It’s now even easier to explore the many fascinating attractions and natural beauty of North Sealand with a choice of five suggested adventure holiday routes stretching across the region to suit any holidaymaker.

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    With its timeless countryside, quiet roads and frequent ferry crossings direct from the UK, Denmark is the perfect choice for those seeking the convenience and freedom of a self-drive holiday. The country is blessed with a picturesque, rolling scenery of unspoiled farmland, forests and heaths, not to mention mile upon mile of pristine coastline - much of which can be encountered by following the 3,600km Marguerite Route.

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