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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 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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    Love food? Love Denmark! With 15 Michelin stars and 14 Bib Gourmands, Denmark is the gastronomic capital of Scandinavia. Copenhagen is home to 13 Michelin-starred restaurants and is home to the world’s second best restaurant, noma. So if you’re looking for the nordic culinary experience, come to Denmark and eat to your heart’s content.

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    Danish design is known the world over and Denmark has been a leading nation in the design field for decades. From Danish furniture to Danish fashion and Danish toys, Denmark continues to produce world-renowned design classics. Starting in the 1950s with design legends such as Arne Jacobsen and Hans Wegner, the Danish design tradition has developed into a strong international brand. Scandinavian, and in particular Danish design has become synonymous with timeless style. So if you like interior design, furniture and fashion, you’ll love Denmark!

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    Denmark is a haven for culture. Arts, music, dance, theatre, fashion, events – Denmark offes it all, all year round. Here's a brief guide to some of the best cultural activitites in Denmark.

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    Shopping, sightseeing, eating, partying... you can do it all in 48 hours in Copenhagen. The Danish capital is a fantastic city for a short break. It is relatively small with excellent public transport links, so you can cover most of the attractions and diverse neighbourhoods of the capital over a weekend. Here's a guide to getting the most out of 48 hours in Copenhagen.

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    Denmark is perfect for budget travel. The country is full of cheap and free experiences for every taste. Most places operate with free admission so it’s not just the beaches and urban areas that are free to enjoy. So if you want to take a budget trip to Denmark, here you’ll find inspiration for travelling on the cheap, including cheap dining and cheap accommodation. Do Denmark for less!

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    'Follow the Vikings' is a collection of ten small educational pieces on Vikings, published in Danish by forlagetepsilon.dk. The ten pieces are all linked with historical Viking sites in Denmark and therefore allows you to both figuratively and literally follow the Vikings. 

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    Autumn is a special time in Denmark. This time of year, Denmark goes through a transformation year that can be seen not only in nature but also in the types of events on offer.  Autumn is also a great excuse for "hygge", that hard-to-define Danish concept that roughly translates into spending quality time with friends and family. Here's a list of some of the many events on offer in Denmark this autumn.

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    4500 miles of wide, sandy beaches cover Denmark. This means that the Danes are addicted to being near the sea to take a stroll, do water activities or sports and of course there are a lot of great holiday activities on the coastline of Denmark as well. This guide will lead you the top picks for activities on the water, in the water or at the beach.

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    Eurovision Island is a doorway into Denmark, a jump-off point for the entire kingdom. Within three hours of Copenhagen are a wealth of royal castles, national parks and unique Danish attractions such as LEGOLAND. The Viking rune stones at Jelling, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, are also just a few short hours from Denmark's capital. So take a night or two away from Copenhagen and enjoy the best of Denmark.

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    Though small in size, Denmark now have six world heritage sites, with the 65 million years old Stevns Klint and the Wadden Sea National Park joining the list. On the list you also find Kronborg Castle, home of Shakespeare's hamlet and located in Royal North Zealand, only an hour from Copenhagen. Also make a stop to see the last resting place of Denmark's Monarchy at Roskilde Cathedral or experience one of Denmark famous Viking sites in Jelling, where you will find historic runic stones erected by Harald Bluetooth.   

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    It can be hard to explain the Danish word "hygge" (sounds a bit like “hooga”). Roughly it translates to coziness, but that definition doesn’t quite cover it. Hygge is so much more and always involves creating a nice, warm atmosphere and enjoying the good things in life with good people around you. 

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    Copenhagen is wonderful in the summertime. The days get longer, the sun gets brighter, the weather gets warmer, and the whole city is buzzing with life. Here's a guide to some of the best summertime events in Copenhagen.

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    The Vikings were more than simply a raiding and pillaging people. They had highly developed social, religious and commercial structures and were just as adept at farming as raiding. Through on-going archaeological research, we're uncovering more and more about the lives behind the myths. Re-discovered jewellery, handicrafts, weapons, clothes and long-ships all help fill the gaps in our knowledge of the Norsemen. Here's a guide to experiences in Denmark where you can learn more about the Viking people and their ways.

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    Looking for some of those dramatic surroundings from '1864'? South Jutland has everything - it's the perfect destination for a self-drive holiday.

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