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    A city break to Copenhagen doesn’t have to cost the earth and by taking advantage of the many free activities such as guided walking tours, free music festivals, and free access to some of the historic museums and attractions it’s possible, with a few savvy steps, to soak up all the atmosphere of the lively and welcoming Danish capital, even on a limited budget.

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    Young Danish chefs have breathed new life into the famous open sandwich, Smørrebrød, which dates back to the 19th century. Now Danes are hungrier than ever for their traditional lunch.

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    Kokkedal Castle Copenhagen, an impressive 18th century manor set on North Sealand’s ‘Danish Riviera’ with commanding views out over the Sound (Øresund), is once again receiving guests following six years of extensive restoration and the addition of a luxurious spa.

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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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    Life is pretty good in Denmark. Social cohesion, a strong community spirit and high living standards are some of the main characteristics that has voted the Danes "The World's happiest people" on a regular basis. This small Nordic nation surrounded by sea is a uniquely intimate, relaxing and safe place to visit.

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    One of Europe's biggest jazz festivals takes place in Copenhagen from 3-12 July, with international artists like Herbie Hancock, Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga headlining the event. If you're unable to attend Copenhagen Jazz Festival this year, fear not. Danish luxuxry brand Bang & Olufsen celebrates the sound of jazz in their three London flagship stores from 29 June-19 July, and you will get the chance to win a city break to next year's Winterjazz in Copenhagen with VisitDenmark.

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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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    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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    Take time out of the city at the relaxed coast and nature areas south of Copenhagen. The area offers you many golf courses, marshlands and nature centres. Vallensbæk Beach is a lovely day out and you can grab a bite to eat at its quaint marina. ARKEN Museum of Modern Art is a must-see attraction in the area. You can enjoy exhibitions from the biggest names in international art alongside Danish discoveries and the next big thing. The museum is a stunning building by the sea.   

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    See the best of old and new architecture side-by-side in perfect harmony in the City of Spires.

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    Getting to and around Copenhagen is easy, fast and convenient. Buses, trains, metro, bicycles, taxis, even harbour buses - there are plenty of modes of transport to choose from when navigating across the capital. This means you can fit in many more sights and experiences in a weekend in Copenhagen than would be possible in many other destinations.

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    Are you looking for things to do near Copenhagen or do you have more time to explore Denmark? Go visit Denmark's most famous castle, Kronborg in Helsingør (Elsinore), also known as Hamlet's Castle in Shakespeare's play.

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    Copenhagen is a great city to explore with children. It’s not too big, it’s relaxed and many attractions and services offer that little bit extra for kids. Here are some tips and inspiration to help you plan a family break to the fun-filled Danish capital.

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    Forget fast-paced shoot-em-ups, The Killing (Forbrydelsen) is a crime thriller that champions thoughtful plot and the build-up of tension and suspense. Sarah Lund, the core character of the series, has become a household name and who doesn't love that sweater!

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

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    If the thought of experiencing a capital city on two wheels scares you, Copenhagen will soon change your mind. The city is built for cyclists and you’ll see more bikes than cars in the city centre. A third of Copenhageners commute to work by bicycle and it’s not unusual to see people in suits, heels and skirts effortlessly pedalling past.

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    Copenhagen is within easy reach of parks, castles, forests and beaches to the north. A short train ride or drive takes you to the impressive royal deer park, Dyrehaven; a stunning day out all year round. The park is also home to the world’s oldest amusement park, Bakken. Many castles dot this landscape, such as Fredensborg Palace. Carry on up the coast and you pass quaint seaside villages and Denmark’s most-visited museum, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art.   Click on the pins below to see the best hotels and attractions north of Copenhagen.

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    "Let's grab a cup of coffee" is a common sentence to hear in Denmark, as Danes love a good cup of that hot steaming beverage. Copenhagen's multiple coffee shops are where Copenhageners meet to talk and hang out while they enjoy a well-brewed cup.

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    Copenhagen based blogger Regitse Rosenvinge, editor of online travel magazine The Copenhagen Traveler, gives us her insights to the best of Copenhagen. Get her recommendations on restaurants, cool neighbourhoods and some of those hidden gems that only a local would know about.

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    Copenhagen is the home of world-famous Danish design brands. It's a great place to pick up unique design products, Scandinavian and international fashion and that extra special gift.

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    If you love to indulge in a true Christmas atmosphere, you'll love visiting Denmark in December. During this time of year, Copenhagen is a winter wonderland with twinkling lights, Santa Lucia candle processions and open air skating rinks. Do your Christmas shopping on the city's High Street – a mix of luxury stores as well as quaint specialty shops. But don't forget to slow down, enjoy the atmosphere at Tivoli Gardens and relax with a cup of steaming hot chocolate. You'll soon find out why Danes call Christmas 'the festival of hearts'.

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    Nobody does 'summer' quite like the Danes. While many northern Europeans opt to fight for space each summer in one of the Mediterranean's crowded and over-priced beach resorts, the Danes have long perfected the concept of the 'staycation'.

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    Let yourself be charmed by Copenhagen, Northern Europe’s cosiest capital. The Danish capital is packed with street cafés, design shops and some of the best restaurants in Scandinavia. From the winding streets of the beautiful old town and grand royal palaces to the city’s cutting-edge buildings and attractions, Copenhagen is the perfect mix of old world and new. Hop on a bike, take a canal tour or stroll the city on foot while you take in its laid-back atmosphere and effortless sense of style. Read on for sightseeing inspiration, find restaurants in Copenhagen and make hotel bookings.

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    In Copenhagen, you'll find many clusters of trade and shops dotted around the city. This makes looking for something in particular, whether it is Danish interior design or the latest fashion trends, even easier. We take you through some of Copenhagen's most interesting areas and streets that are particular great for shopping.

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    Copenhagen is gearing up for hosting this year's Eurovision Song Contest and the official Eurovision Song Contest Week programme has just been launched, offering an abundance of exciting events – #JoinUs and get glammed up for the final.

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    Seven bloggers from six nations have just been up close and personal with Copenhagen. Our #Copenhunters 2014 were each given three days and ten digital scavenger hunt challenges in which to prove that they are the Best Blogger on Denmark in 2014! Follow their online adventures in Denmark's capital city here. They'll be scavenging the best instagram shots from around Copenhagen on everything from happiness to liquorice! Start scavenging and may the best blogger win!

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    IMAGINATION– Discover the Danish Spirit is a fantastic three-week showcase celebrating the best of Danish culture, lifestyle, food and drink and VisitDenmark welcomes you all to discover what Denmark has to offer 27 July – 12 August at St. Katharine Docks in the heart of London.

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    Visit an island with a strong artisan tradition and a number of fascinating Bronze Age sites.

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    In Denmark, Christmas is celebrated on Christmas Eve (24 December). It’s a day full of busy present-buying , dinner preparations and anticipation! Presents are exchanged and Danish families come together to eat, drink and be merry.

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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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    Hygge is a big part of Danish culture, and you often hear Danes referríng to the special feel of wamth and togetherness. It has become an integral part of our everyday lives.  You can discover and be a part of this notion in abundance in Copenhagen, where cafés, friendly accommodation and Danish design pieces welcome you to experience hygge first-hand. 

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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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    During Tour of Denmark 2015, the riders will have little time to admire Denmark's beautiful countryside and picturesque cities and towns, as they speed past the sights on their 880 km journey across Denmark. But why not get inspired by the energetic peloton to create your very own "Tour of Denmark"?

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    Denmark is a country steeped in Christmas traditions, from the well-known to the quirky. Here's a quick overview of some of the more well-practiced customs.

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    We all prefer blue skies and sunny weather for our vacation, but we'll be honest with you; rainy days do occur in Copenhagen. And even if you happen to catch Copenhagen on a wet day, there’s still plenty to do while seeking cover from the drizzle. Apart from a visit to one of the Danish capital's more than 90 museums, here are some ideas on how to make the most of a rainy day in Copenhagen. 

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    Here is a short overview of some the fall pages of lesser known local tourist organisations filled with inspiration and ideas for an autumn in Denmark.

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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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    Ministers and officials from developed and developing countries, UN officials, institutional investors and banks will meet in Copenhagen on 23-24th October to discuss ways to increase climate related investments in developing countries.

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    How do you experience Danish 'hygge', when you don't actually live in Denmark? Some of the UK's top instagrammers went to Copenhagen recently, where they got a sense of what hygge is, and where to find it. And so can you. Read on for a guide on how to join and capture the distinct Danish feeling of warmth and togetherness.

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    Meet the best of Denmark, as VisitDenmark and our partners are back at WTM in 2014. 

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    Denmark is full of exciting news in 2015, ranging from re-openings of state of the art museums, a Nordic Michelin Guide and an European golf tournament. Below is a list of exciting news in 2015 - from attractions to restaurants and events.

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    BoConcept invites you to experience the unique magic of Danish Christmas at selected stores around the world. Take a nihola cargo-bike ride with Santa, decorate Christmas trees with traditional Danish decorations or treat yourself to Christmas goodies. It's all happening in a BoConcept near you, in December 2013!

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    Named as the European Green Capital for 2014, Copenhagen brings innovation to green hotels, biking culture, organic food and more.

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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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    Being home to several eco-friendly experiences and the world's most visionary climate policies, Denmark is the place to visit if you enjoy the benefits of world-class organic food, values a good night sleep in an eco-certified hotel and appreciates sustainable transportation such as cycling or electric busses.

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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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    This winter's edition of Copenhagen Cooking, which runs throughout February, pays tribute to blue gold, MAD Mondays, gastronomic quizzes and dishes which turn into choruses. When this winter's edition of the food festival, Copenhagen Cooking, gets underway in February it will pay tribute to some of the season's finest raw ingredients. One of them is the blue mussel – so-called blue gold – which is fresh and delicious at this cold time of year.

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    For the second year in a row, Copenhagen has claimed the number-one spot in Monocle’s 2014 Quality of Life Survey.

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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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Come and be charmed by Copenhagen - a cosy knot of winding streets, beautiful buildings, mouthwatering New Nordic Cuisine and an unparalleled sense of style.