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    All of nature's best Fresh fish form an important part of the region's culinary specialties. Other North Jutland delicacies for you to enjoy include air-cured ham from Ålbæk, Norway lobster, salt from Læsø, mussels and oysters from the Limfjord, Vildmosen potatoes, schnapps and aquavit. Further reading Read more about North Jutland. Read more about Danish food.

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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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    It's all about the seafood in Denmark's most dramatic coastal region!

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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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    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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    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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    Seafood, Nordic cuisine, gourmet experiences – there are many good reasons to dine with the Danes. All across Denmark you’ll experience fine gastronomy at inns, hotels and prized urban restaurants. Download itinerary as PDF

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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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    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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    North Jutland, Denmark's most dynamic natural area, offers many wonderful natural playgrounds to explore.

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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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    If you’re looking for a holiday in a wild outdoors of dunes, heathlands and wind-blown beaches under open sky, West Jutland is for you. The coast is a dramatic landscape, shaped by The North Sea. However, it’s not far to the milder, hilly area around the Limfjord, dotted with small straits, bays and inlets. Take a break from the wind at West Jutland’s beautiful inland areas, with large forest plantations and fields. West Jutland is home to one of Denmark’s national parks, The Wadden Sea.

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    As Denmark’s historic borderland, South Jutland is rich in opposing histories and unique culture. It's changed hands more than once over the centuries and you can sense that turbulence when you visit the region’s many diverse, historical sites. The landscape is at odds with its difficult history and you’ll find South Jutland to be a gentle, open land, bordered by Little Belt beaches to the east and the Wadden Sea National Park to the west. Today, Flensburg Fjord acts as a natural border with Germany, but there is no longer a physical border to cross.

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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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    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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    Stand in two seas at once at The Branch, Denmark’s northernmost point Uncover the intriguing buried church in the dunes south of Skagen Wander round the artistic seaside town of Skagen Go back in time at the Viking burial grounds, Lindholm Høje, near Aalborg Experience the bustling port city of Aalborg Further reading Read more about North Jutland.

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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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    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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    Rich in Viking heritage and a favourite hang-out of Danish painters, North Jutland's cultural and historical offerings are many. Take time out from the beach to explore the region's artistic and historical traditions.

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Less than two hours flying time with daily departures from across the UK to Billund and Aarhus airport, step into Denmark's unspoiled landscape of east Jutland. This clean, green region lends itself perfectly to a fly/drive holiday where quiet roads and cycle paths link up to the vibrant towns of Aarhus, Silkeborg and Vejle and are complemented by tranquil lakes, sandy beaches and a unique highland area.

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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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    Scandinavia’s Gourmet Capital Continues to Influence the Global Culinary Landscape through New Restaurants and Star-Powered Chefs

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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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    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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    In February, you can enjoy Danish and international jazz concerts around Copenhagen, interactive food and theatre experience that stimulates all senses and gastro cruises in Copenhagen harbor. The full programme for Copenhagen’s culture month Wondercool are now ready.

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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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    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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    West Zealand is a big green bite out of Denmark’s largest island, Zealand. Travelling around the region, you’ll experience a landscape full of contrast, from green hills and high cliffs, to beaches, islands and long Viking fjords. West Zealand is a great place to visit different harbour and market towns and smaller villages that lie around the region. Many are located on pretty fjords. Spend time soaking up 1000 years of history at the region’s impressive cathedral city, Roskilde.  

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    When exploring Denmark by car, there is no better way to get a real taste for the country’s history, superb scenery, delicious cuisine and genuine Danish hospitality than by staying at the ’Danske Kroer and Hoteller’ collection of individually owned Inns, which are dotted throughout the countryside.

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    The new 2012 edition of the Michelin Guide has awarded Copenhagen’s restaurants a total of 14 stars. Not only is that more than any other Scandinavian city, it is also more than other European cities such as Hamburg, Amsterdam and Vienna, Copenhagen also has more Michelin restaurants than Rome. This means that Copenhagen forces it’s position as the gastronomy capital of the North.

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    Copenhagen has won 17 Michelin stars for 15 of its restaurants in the new ’Main Cities of Europe’ 2014. This is more than last year, when the Danish capital won 15 stars, and now everyone's eyes are on the high potential for a Nordic guide focussing on Denmark and its Nordic neighbours in 2015.

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    South Zealand offers you the highest cliffs in the country, Møn’s Cliff (Møns Klint) and Stevn’s Cliff (Stevns Klint). These dramatic, white fortresses border the Baltic Sea and are a great place to hike. You can reach these natural phenomena easily by road. The rest of the area is characterised by open, green landscapes, beautiful beaches and bridges connecting South Zealand with the rustic islands of Falster, Lolland and Møn. The islands are popular holiday spots and it’s easy to see why. You’ll find great attractions, laid-back living and some of the best beaches in Zealand.

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    On the most northerly tip of Denmark lies the picturesque fishing town of Skagen. The coastal waters that surround this area create a quality of light that has long attracted artists to what's known locally as the ‘Land of Light’.

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Danish cuisine has established itself at the top of the gastronomic world. Now you too have the opportunity to taste some of the best for yourself on a new guided food tour around the city. 

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