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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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    Copenhagen, Denmark’s vibrant and cosmopolitan capital has long been a popular city break destination for British travellers. It also provides a very convenient gateway for British visitors to discover the region of North Sealand with daily, direct flights from across the UK including three new flights this year from Newcastle (SAS), Edinburgh (Easyjet) and Liverpool (Norwegian).

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    For centuries, North Sealand has been the playground of Danish kings and queens and you can feel its important role in Danish history at the region’s many castles and royal parklands.

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    The Vikings Return  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 one of Denmark’s many Viking heritage sites.

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    Absorb wonderful art, architecture and sea views at Louisiana, Denmark’s most popular modern art gallery Follow Shakespeare’s Hamlet to it setting, Kronborg Castle Relax in the cute fishing villages and beach areas of the North Sealand coast See the stunning Frederiksberg Castle, nestled on a lake  Visit the home of the late, great writer Karen Blixen Further reading Read more about North Zealand.

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    North Zealand is easily accessible from Copenhagen and offers you a varied array of outdoor activities, from swimming, walking and cycling to more extreme sports.

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    With four new flights plus the refurbishment of the grand dame of Copenhagen hotels and the opening of the world’s smallest hotel in the Danish capital, it’s never been a better time to visit Denmark in 2013. This year also sees the opening of a number of new attractions and exhibitions including Europe’s largest Aquarium and three new rides launching at Tivoli. Other watery highlights include a new Maritime museum in Elsinore and a major exhibition of the Viking’s seafaring past with the world’s longest Viking long ship on display. Here’s a round-up of what’s new for 2013

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    North Zealand is a holiday favourite with Danes and not just because of its close proximity to Copenhagen. North Zealand offers you lakes, deep woodland and green open landscape, perfect for walking, cycling and camping. The area is fringed by calm coastline where you can dip in Denmark’s best coastal swimming areas. The drive or train ride north into the region winds along the beautiful Oresund coast, giving you views across to Sweden.

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    New Flights with Norwegian Airlines to Copenhagen from Liverpool Airport make the Danish Capital even more accessible

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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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    Thursday May 22 2014 free for our Denmark, Faroe and Greenland workshop in London.Place: London – Venue TBC We currently have 11 confirmed suppliers from various parts of the country, including Copenhagen hotels and attractions, Zealand, Funen and Jutland hotels and attractions, transport partners  Further information will follow. 

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    Meet the Vikings, go island hopping and visit some of Denmark's more than 400 islands, taste the new Nordic kitchen, learn more about Danish bicycle culture, or read about the Danish way of arranging MINDblowing meetings. Explore our inspiring feature stories below.

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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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    No matter where you are in Denmark, you’ll never be more than 30 miles from the sea. And with over 4,500 miles of coastline, it’s hardly surprising that beach-life is an important part of Danish culture and a popular holiday escape throughout the year.

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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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    Holidaymakers with a love for the great outdoors will find plenty of appeal this summer in the North West Jutland region of Denmark. In addition to wide open spaces, clean seas and limitless fresh air, the region offers miles of broad, white, sandy beaches. Many have EU Blue Environmental flags and are backed by dunes, heaths and fragrant pine forests.

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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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    North Jutland, Denmark's most northerly region, is a land of big skies, beautiful beaches and a picturesque, rolling, unspoiled hinterland. In this clean and fresh place, the emphasis is on good living, great design and the very best, locally-produced food.

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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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    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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    Surrounded by soft white sandy coastline and pristine sea with pockets of enchanting forest, soft rolling heath land and picturesque lakes throughout, Denmark offers the perfect backdrop to a memorable camping or caravanning holiday with an excellent range of facilities to suit all tastes and budgets. With more than 500 approved campsites and 850 nature campsites scattered throughout the countryside, there is no doubt that the Danes love to camp.

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    With water on every side and a maximum distance of 50km to the coast, North Jutland is all about beach life and swimming.

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    This year VisitDenmark are marking the arrival of Danish Vikings at the English shores exactly 1000 years ago. There will be a number of exciting Viking events in the UK throughout 2013 starting with three exciting days at Jorvik Viking Festival.

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    Once again the sky in Denmark is sparkling with gastronomic stars. The new 2012 edition of the Michelin Guide has awarded Copenhagen no less than 14 of the prestigious stars. Not only is that more than for any other Scandinavian city, it is also more than other gastronomically acknowledged cities such as Amsterdam, Vienna and Rome. Copenhagen is yet again enforcing its position as one of the gastronomic frontrunners in Europe.

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    Looking for a Winter weekend away with plenty of festive fun? As Christmas approaches, the Danish capital Copenhagen takes on a very special atmosphere, making it the perfect destination for a pre-Christmas weekend break.

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    With spring very much in the air, and summer on the way parents everywhere will be gearing themselves up to face that perennial challenge - how to keep the kids happy on the next family break. Those looking for inspiration should follow the example set by an ever-increasing number of British families and head to Denmark, where an appealing mix of awesome attractions, breath-taking beaches and great goings-on provides the perfect recipe for a rewarding family break that everybody - kids included - will enjoy.

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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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