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

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    Forget fast-paced shoot-em-ups, The Killing is a crime thriller that champions thoughtful plot and the build-up of tension and suspense.

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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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    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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    Come and be charmed by Copenhagen, Northern Europe’s cosiest capital, packed with cafés, shops and 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 blend of old world and new. Hop on a bike or stroll the city on foot and take in its laid-back atmosphere and effortless sense of style. Read on for sightseeing inspiration, help finding restaurants in Copenhagen and to make Copenhagen hotel bookings.

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

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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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    "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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    Fairytale-like castles, cobblestone narrow streets, old timbered houses, canal, fields of yellow, windmills, lots of bicycles, happy people, modern architecture and design, as well as a certain sculpture of a little mermaid. Copenhagen is all that, and so much more. Find more Copenhagen itineraries

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

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    Feel Denmark at its warmest this Christmas; a season steeped in unique traditions and magical experiences. As the weather cools down, the festive spirit heats up and Denmark glows with Christmas markets and traditional Danish celebrations, both indoors and out. Here you can browse guides on Denmark's best Christmas markets, be inspired on where to go Christmas shopping or prepare for a Christmas with a distinctly Danish twist.

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

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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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    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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    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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    The Danish monarchy is a popular institution in Denmark and is one of the oldest in the world. The current monarch, Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II, can trace her lineage back to the first Viking kings of Denmark over 1000 years ago. Denmark is a wonderful place to experience royal traditions, monuments, palaces and celebrations.

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    According to the city’s climate strategy Copenhagen is to be the world's first CO2 neutral capital by 2025 and this has the full support of the Copenhageners as a green vibe flows through every corner of the city. Whether you are looking to eat, drink, shop or sleep with a clear conscience, Copenhagen has an eco-friendly option for you.

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

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    According to the city’s climate strategy Copenhagen is to be the world's first CO2 neutral capital by 2025 and this has the full support of the Copenhageners as a green vibe flows through every corner of the city. Whether you are looking to eat, drink, shop or sleep with a clear conscience, Copenhagen has an eco-friendly option for you.

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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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    The 2013 edition of the Michelin Guide Rouge has awarded Copenhagen’s restaurants a total of 15 stars, a record high for Copenhagen. The fully organic restaurant, Geranium, was awarded its 2nd Michelin giving the city two two-star restaurants.

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    Drinks and music in the Palm House; a lumpfish roe safari by bike; and a journey through the history of fashion - these are just some of the exciting events lined up when the winter festival, Wondercool, transforms February into Copenhagen's culture month.

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    From 26-29th January 2014, the third edition of the FRESH Conference is organized back to back with the 2014 European Sustainable Events Conference (ESEC) in Copenhagen.

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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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    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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    Season 3 of Borgen is on right now on BBC Four Saturdays at 9 pm. The award-winning Danish political thriller that everyone is talking about! Meet the Danish Prime minister Birgitte Nyborg and her political colleagues, enemies and family in Borgen.

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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: aj@visitdenmark.com

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    Artistic heritage The special light on the exposed Odsherred peninsula has always attracted many artists. You can see their work at a great selection of galleries and exhibitions in the area. The Painters' Farm (Malergården) is the former home of local artist Sigurd Swane and his family, near Plejerup, and is open to the public as a museum.

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    Get ready for a truly Danish sight. A hot dog vendor walking down the middle of a main road, pulling a massive hot dog trailer and a queue of traffic behind them!

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    Always colourful and endlessly controversial, Christiania is a unique place to visit. More than a city district, it's a way of life.

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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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    Why not take a tasting tour of traditional Danish dishes? It’s not only a great way to fill your belly, but you’ll learn a lot about Danish culture and history and meet a lot of Danes along the way. So dig in to a plate of Plaice á la Skagen in North Jutland or pick your favourite pickled herring at Møn in South Zealand. Every region has its speciality and here are some of the highlights.

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    Hot on the heels of the double hits The Killing and Borgen, comes Broen (The Bridge). It’s dark, it’s deadly, it’s full of Scandinavian knitwear - and it has won awards!

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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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    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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    Situated in Northern Europe between the North Sea and the Baltic, Denmark is the only Scandinavian country connected to the European mainland (the peninsular of Jutland borders with Germany).  Denmark consists of 400 islands, many of which are uninhabited. Denmark is a constitutional  monarchy. Copenhagen, Denmark’s capital, is located on the island of Zealand.

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    Crime dramas are something of a Danish speciality. Not only has Denmark brought the world The Killing and Borgen, but it's also responsible for five other Emmy-winning drama series, many of which are Scandinavian crime dramas. Here's a guide to the best Danish drama out there right now...

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    Denmark has taken the top spot on the United Nation's first ever World Happiness Report, 2012. Is it really true that Danish people are the Happiest People in the world? Even though the weather can be dreary and in winter it’s dark most of the day, leaving some Danes as depressed as Hamlet, the Danish people is considered to be the world’s happiest.

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    Vibrant and forward-thinking, Denmark's second-largest city Aarhus makes a fascinating short-break destination thanks to its winning combination of eye-catching architecture, interesting museums and galleries, historical attractions, Viking heritage, excellent shopping and close proximity to fine, sandy beaches and lush forests.

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