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    The Island of Funen   History, family adventure and fine dining – the island home of legendary fairytale writer Hans Christian Andersen has much to offer. Romantic island B&Bs, maritime heritage and age-old castles, Funen is the heart of Denmark.

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    Funen is known as the garden isle of Denmark. The island is characterized by its gently rolling hills, orchards, hedgerows and thatched, half-timbered farmhouses. The city of Odense, the largest city on Funen, is the birthplace of Hans Christian Andersen, one of Denmark’s most loved authors.

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    A unique area of 55 islands in the Baltic and easily accessible from the islands of Funen and Zealand, this archipelago is popular with yachtsmen, watersports enthusiasts and anyone looking for their own quiet stretch of sand.

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    Coined the ‘Garden of Denmark’, the island of Funen and its archipelago of southern islands combine some of Denmark’s most stunning scenery of lush rolling pasture lands, steep cliff tops and wide sandy beaches with a fascinating array of historic sights, beautiful fairytale castles and the urban appeal of Odense.

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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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    Thousands of years of history are waiting to be explored on Funen, an island packed with manor houses and castles. Be inspired by the place that has inspired painters for generations and gave the world Hans Christian Andersen.

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    Funen (Fyn) is Denmark's second largest island, situated between the island of Zealand and mainland Denmark (Jutland). It is a fantastic place to go if you want a holiday in Denmark. You can instantly see why it is called Denmark’s garden island, with its gently rolling hills, orchards, hedgerows and thatched, half-timbered farmhouses. The South Funen Archipelago, just south of Funen, is a great place to explore, with islands of many sizes and beautiful straits, bays and inlets. You can drive to Funen over the Great Belt Bridge from Zealand and the Little Belt Bridge from Jutland.

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    Share your love of Odense, Egeskov Castle, Nyborg and Ærø Island with the entire world! These are just some of the fantastic tourist attractions and places to visit on Funen or its nearby islands. We've picked seven amazing places on Fyn to add to the list of Denmark's 50 most shareable places. And we're looking forward to seeing your pictures!

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    A name in Danish ending with the letter ø signifies an island. And you can visit many of Denmark’s small islands by ferryboat where you’ll discover unique communities and places of history.

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    From the hill tops of Funen, you can take in amazing views of the South Funen Archipelago and all the varied flora and fauna that covers the island. Known as the garden island, Funen is characterised by fields and pastures and has a wonderful relaxed feel.

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    Funen offers lots of options for fun and exercise in the great outdoors, on land and on water.

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    Denmark's garden island is a fantastic place to visit for those who love their food! Fresh produce is readily available across the region and you can also sample traditional Danish dishes on your way.

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    You find fine sandy beaches, with calm waters suitable for swimming, all along the Great Belt coast and the southern stretch of the Little Belt.

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    Lining the Great Belt Coast, West Zealand's islands offer diverse landscapes and interesting sites. All are easily accessible from Funen and Zealand.

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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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    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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    Visit two very unique holiday islands, Samsø (Samsoe) and Anholt in the Kattegat - the stretch of water between Jutland and Zealand and north of Funen (Fyn). See Denmark's so-called desert on Anholt, or the dramatic effects of glaciation on Samsø.

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    This handy guide, developed in collaboration with the Danish Nature Agency, gives you an overview of the top 20 natural beauty spots in Denmark. All of them are free to see, so what are you waiting for? Get out into Denmark’s great outdoors and explore the natural wonders of Denmark.

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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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    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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    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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    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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    If you are looking for a holiday in the wild outdoors of dunes, heathlands and wind-blown beaches under open sky, West Jutland is for you. Take a break from the wind in West Jutland’s beautiful inland areas, with large forest plantations and fields, also home to the original LEGOLAND®.

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    Within two hours’ drive from Copenhagen, the archipelago of Sealand, Lolland, Falster and Møn offers scenic nature, heritage centres, UNESCO World Heritage sites – and family activities. Download itinerary as PDF

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    Fairytale-like castles, cobblestone narrow streets, old timbered houses, canal, fields of yellow, windmills, lots of bicycles, happy people, modern architecture and design, as well as a certain sculpture of a little mermaid. Copenhagen is all that, and so much more. Find more Copenhagen itineraries

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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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    We have taken fifty of the most shareabke places in Denmark in order to help you in planning and sharing your adventure in Denmark. Here you wou will find sights well worth sharing as well as great pictures taken by others around Denmark. Select your destination below and put the most shareable places of Denmark on your lists of spots to see and share.

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    Wonder at Egeskov Castle, Europe's best preserved Renaissance moat castle Explore the cathedral city and birthplace of Hans Christian Andersen, Odense Go island hopping in the South Funen Archipelago Visit the quaint cobbled town of Ærøskøbing  Take a day trip to Faaborg, another lovely coastal town Further reading Read more about Funen.

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    The Danish letter 'ø' signifies an island. Denmark has more than 400 islands, big and small, many of which you can reach by ferryboat. On the islands, you'll find homely local communities and places of history.

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    Jump in a car, on the bus or catch the train to these unmissable Danish attractions, all within two hours of Eurovision Island in Copenhagen! Perfect for day trips, you can walk along high white cliffs or visit Hans Christian Andersen's childhood home and be back in Copenhagen for dinner!

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    Odense is situated at the very heart of Denmark. Famous as the birthplace of author Hans Christian Andersen, you might not know that it is also the official bicycle city of Denmark. Uncover more about Denmark’s third-largest city here…

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    The island of Funen has plenty of excellent foods and Danes celebrate the delicious local produce with food festivals. From May through October, there is plenty of opportunity to get a taste of Funen – whether they are composed of vegetables, cheese, fruit, beer, or chocolate. The island of Funen is filled with local producers and farm shops where the specialty items are endless and tasty, and all represent quality products from Funen. There is first class of gourmet restaurants that compile their menus based on the local ingredients.

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    It’s easy to get out onto the water and experience real Danish maritime history for yourself. A number of harbour towns around Denmark have important maritime attractions, festivals and vintage sailing ships to board. Here are some great places to discover Denmark’s history on the high seas.

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    VisitDenmark (Head office) Islands Brygge 43, 3.DK-2300 Copenhagen SDenmark Tel: (+45) 32 88 99 00Fax: (+45) 32 88 99 01 E-mail: contact@visitdenmark.comEditor/content: ccs@visitdenmark.comWebmaster:

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    Moen's Klint, to the south of Zealand, is one of Denmark's most beautiful nature experiences. The light chalk cliff rises more than 100 meters vertically towards the sky and make a dramatic end to the otherwise soft landscape of Moen.

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