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    South Jutland is a historical treasure trove, with well-preserved ancient towns, castles, cathedrals and a multitude of exciting museums.

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    This region offers you some of the oldest towns in the country. Visit Kolding with its impressive castle ruins, the Viking town of Ribe or Christiansfeld, set to be a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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    As Denmark’s historic borderland, South Jutland is rich in opposing histories and unique culture. The region shares a dramatic past with its German neighbours and seeing it has been both owned by Denmark and Germany, the area is full of diverse, historical sites. The landscape in South Jutland is a gentle, open land, bordered by Little Belt beaches to the east and the Wadden Sea National Park to the west.

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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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    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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    Stride out on Denmark’s widest beach on the holiday island of Rømø See history come alive at the annual ring riding festival in Sønderborg, a medieval jousting sport enjoying a revival Experience the unbelievable Black Sun phenomenon at The Wadden Sea National Park Explore picturesque Ribe, Denmark’s oldest city Wander the historic streets of Christiansfeld, set to become a UNESCO World Heritage Site Further reading Read more about South Jutland.

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    The wide open expanses of South Jutland offer you a wealth of outdoor possibilities, on land, water and wheels.

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    A great region for a taste tour, whether you have a sweet tooth or a desire for something more meaty.

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    South Jutland has some unique islands which are easy to visit from the mainland. Take the tractor bus over to Mandø or walk on some of Europe's widest beaches on Rømø.

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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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    With its miles of sandy beaches and timeless, rolling forests and farmland, Denmark's clean, green East Jutland region offers the perfect setting for a relaxing, get-away-from-it-all break. The area's famously unspoilt landscape and unhurried pace of life immediately soothe visitors into a holiday frame of mind. One of East Jutland's most enduring destinations is the lovely town of Vejle, where visitors will find a range of attractions spanning golf, spa, shopping, beaches and even a protected wilderness to explore.

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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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    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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    East Jutland offers you a wonderful combination of fertile landscape, expansive forests, sandy shorelines and bustling big cities. The green and hilly landscape of the region was formed by the glaciers of the last glaciation. Valleys, gorges and deep fjords were all carved by the flow of glacial melt water and when the ice finally disappeared around 14,000 years ago, it left a beautiful, hilly moraine landscape. You’ll find that East Jutland is easily accessible and full of varied, outdoor experiences. It's also home to Denmark's dynamic second city, Aarhus.

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    An ancient land, East Jutland sweeps you back through history, from Viking sights to 400 years BC, with the grizzly body of The Tollund Man in Silkeborg.

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    Follow this easily accessible route around the country and piece together the Viking history of Denmark.

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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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    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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    A thousand years ago, the Vikings forced themselves onto the world stage and left an indelible mark on many parts of Europe. Denmark, their homeland, has been shaped by Viking culture and here are some of the places you can see this most strikingly.

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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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    A region packed with attractions, from castles, flower gardens and ancient church frescos to wildlife parks and amusements.

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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 richly diverse natural landscape, only a short trip from Aarhus, is waiting in East Jutland. Parkland, lakeland, fjords and forests - this region really does have it all!

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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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    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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    Once feared across Europe for their raids and pillaging, it’s 1000 years since the Viking invasion of England by the Danish king, Swein Forkbeard* in 1013, and subsequently crowning of his son Canute as King of England in 1016, yet the legendary Vikings still provide fascination for those eager to learn more about this famous warrior race.

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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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    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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    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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    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. Download itinerary for The South of Denmark

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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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    Lose yourself in the rolling heathlands of Djursland’s National Park Spend an exciting weekend in Aarhus, Denmark’s second city Cycle or hike the many, varied trails of The Lake District Go green on Samsø island, home of some of Denmark’s best produce Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Jelling with its ancient runic stones and church. Further reading Read more about East Jutland.

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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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    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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    You’re spoilt for choice in South Jutland when it comes to calm, family-friendly beaches. There are many dotted along the Little Belt coast, the island of Als and the Kegnæs peninsula.

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    From fascinating carvings to fully-preserved prehistoric corpses, Denmark's ancient origins are visible in many places and waiting for you to experience them.

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    Walk, hike or ride through seemingly endless, open landscape in this atmospheric part of Denmark.

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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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    Riding in a prairie wagon, cycling, angling, kayaking - whatever you're in to, East Jutland is the place to try it!

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    Just as West Jutland's landscape is dominated by the sea, so is its culture and heritage. Feel the maritime past pulse through you at museums, lighthouses, galleries and historical buildings across the region.

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    Aarhus, Denmark's second city, buzzes at the heart of this region. Within easy reach of the city are picturesque fjord towns, set in beautiful nature and close to fantastic sights.

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

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    A short trip from Aarhus you'll find white-sand beaches along the Kattegat coast and numerous fjords.

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