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    Copenhagen 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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    Hvide Sande has the dramatic and uncompromising North Sea on it's front door step, sheltered by miles of wide, white sandy beaches and rolling dunes. Hvide Sande offers ever changing natural experiences in all seasons.

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    Hvide Sande offers more than just fresh air, ocean sprays and magical sand dunes. There is also a whole host of museums, galleries and other attractions to peruse to make your trip complete.

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    If you like your food, you can't go wrong in Hvide Sande. The region is renowned both for for its fresh seafood as well locally-produced meat and dairy products.

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    Skagen is at the mercy of the elements, reflected in the ever-changing nature. Millennia of sand drifts have encroached on the mainland and continue to cover the landscape in new dunes, making it a raw, uncompromising and invigorating place to explore.

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    Skagen is the birthplace of the Skagen Painters, an artistic enclave that appeared in the area at the end of the 19th century. The ever-changing light, cosy fishing villages and uncompromising nature proved their main inspiration.

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    Wandering dunes have shaped Skagen for centuries. The effects of the constant shifting of sand can be seen clearly at Saint Laurence church, also known as the Buried Church.

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    Aalborg is located in the northern part of Jutland, next to the Limfjord. The area surrounding Aalborg is full of natural beauty and well-preserved historical sights. Untouched forests, conservation areas and the fjord make Aalborg an ideal starting point for natural adventures. Lille Vildmose – Danish wilderness.

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    Aalborg is an old city with a long and interesting history. The town's past can still be seen throughout the city at various historical sights. If you prefer more contemporary culture, Aalborg delivers too.

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    Aalborg is bursting with cultural attractions and events, whether you're into music, theatre or art. Domestic as well as international artists regularly hold gigs or exhibitions throughout the city and Aalborg is also home to a flourishing underground art scene.

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    Treat yourself to the ultimate pampering with unique and ultimate spa and wellness experiences by Vejle Fjord. Here health and well-being are first priority. Temperate spa baths, moisturising mud masks, warm lava rocks, tasty and healthy gourmet foods, physical exercise and complete mental relaxation in serene surroundings are the order of the day. Unplug yourself from your hectic life for a day or three and visit the exclusive spa and wellness hotels in Vejle, go shopping in the cosy streets and eat world class foods based on locally sourced ingredients.

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    In Vejle you can come up close and personal to the history of Denmark, from the stone and bronze ages through the Viking era and to the present day. Highlights include Viking exhibitions and a world heritage Viking site in Jelling, the mysterious Ravningbro, the Barrow of the Egtved Girl, Vingsted Historic Workshop and the ancient Army route. The landscape is characterised by a wealth of church spires, castles and manor houses.

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    Nature The countryside in The Bay Denmark varies widely, giving room to all sorts of outdoor activities. Take your bike out for a spin or go for a walk in the forests, plantations or along the beaches. You can also try your strength against one of the best mountain bike tracks in Denmark in the dune plantation of Svinkløv Plantage.

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    Denmark and BoConcept are offering you the chance to win a trip to Copenhagen! Before you take part, it's important you read and agree to our terms and conditions. And see what you can win, of course! To read our competition terms and conditions, please choose your country of residence from the list below.

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    Juleklokkene har bare så vidt stilnet når Københavns butikker inviterer til salg. Inviter noen du er glad i og gjør et kupp!

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    Browse a brief history of Denmark's capital city.

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    Denmark is a member of the European Union, and travel to and from Denmark is governed by EU law. Therefore, different entry requirements may apply depending on where you're travelling from, and what your nationality is. There are also certain rules governing what pets you may bring into the country.

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    You can get to almost every part of Denmark with public transport. All the major cities are connected by a rail network, and both trains and a metro systems operate in the greater Copenhagen area.

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    Denmark has a temperate climate, moderated by the warm Gulf Stream. In Denmark you can enjoy four distinct seasons of spring, summer, autumn and winter. The spring months of April and May are mild and the summer months of June, July and August are the hottest. Autumn runs from September to November and tends to be rainy and cloudy. The winter months of December to March are normally cold, with frost and snow.

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    Denmark sits near the top of Europe, and is connected to the continent via Germany, making Denmark an easy destination to reach during a self-drive holiday in the European continent. With the recently constructed Øresund bridge connecting Sweden to Denmark, it is now also possible to go via car or coach to the rest of Scandinavia and beyond.

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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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    New Year's Eve in Denmark is one big party! Many Danes see in the new year with friends and it's not uncommon to see fireworks whizzing around on the streets! At 6pm, people gather by the TV to hear the Queen's New Year's speech. After that, it's out with the old and in with the new! Copenhagen is a great place to experience New Year's Eve. Find out why here.

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    When to shop, and places to stop.

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    Denmark is well serviced by airports, and most major airline operators have routes to and from the country. If you're looking to fly to Denmark, read on!

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    You don’t have far to go to find yourself in rich and varied countryside in Denmark. With an exceptionally long coastline and hundreds of Danish islands waiting to be explored, Denmark is a haven for beach-lovers. The south coast dramatically meets the Baltic Sea with high cliffs and the whole country is criss-crossed by walking and cycling trails. Whether you are looking for peace and tranquillity or the rush of an exhilarating outdoor adventure, Denmark is the place to find it.

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    Wonder at Egeskov Castle, Europe's best preserved Renaissance moat castle Explore the cathedral city and birthplace of Hans Christian Andersen, Odense Go island hopping in the South Funen Archipelago Visit the quaint cobbled town of Ærøskøbing  Take a day trip to Faaborg, another lovely coastal town Further reading Read more about Funen.

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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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    Wintercamping wird in Dänemark immer populärer, und entsprechend steigt die Anzahl an Ganzjahres-Campingplätzen. In einem der modernen kälteisolierten Campingwagen oder in einer Campinghütte kann man das Campingleben das ganze Jahr über genießen. Die so genannten „Hytter“, kleine gemütliche Holzhäuschen für zwei bis sechs Personen, sind oft sogar mit Küchenzeile und Bad zu mieten.

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    Camperbezitters die in Denemarken gebruik maken van de veerdiensten van rederij Færgen zijn voortaan goedkoper uit. De genoemde rederij, die een groot aantal belangrijke veerdiensten onderhoudt, heeft een andere definitie voor campers opgesteld. Deze houdt in dat voor campers die meer dan 3.500 kg wegen niet meer dezelfde prijs betaald hoeft te worden als voor een bus of vrachtwagen. Hierdoor wordt het voor een flink aantal camperbezitters goedkoper om overtochten in Denemarken te maken.

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    The Viking life The everyday life of a Viking was all about obtaining food and shelter. This was no different for the children who worked and did not go to school. Everything that a child needed to know it learned by doing as the adults did. The Vikings were farmers and traders and the women took care of the household. The traveler Ibn Fadlan has explained that the Vikings traded like normal merchants, but tales from Christian monks explain how Vikings stole, plundered and captured people to use as slaves.

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    The Viking Ships In the Viking age, the easiest way of transportation was by ship and the contact between one end of Denmark to the other was only made possible by ship. The Viking ships also allowed for both trade and war to be expanded to for instance England. Vikings thus depended on their different kind of ships. There was the long and slender war ships built for speed and the broader and bigger trading ships built to transport goods.

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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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    Terms and Conditions: Win a trip to Hotel Legoland Billund in Denmark   1. The competition "Win a trip to Hotel Legoland Billund in Denmark" is promoted by: VisitDenmark UK – the official tourism organisation of Denmark, 55 Sloane Street, London SW1X 9SY, UK. No correspondence regarding the competition will be entered into.   1. The Legoland competition is not open to employees of VisitDenmark, Legoland, Hotel Legoland, Lego® employees, Brick2014 employees or any agency connected with this competition.  

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    We all think we know the Vikings, from the stories of raiding and plundering to Norse mythology and those horned helmets. But how much of this is fact, and how much is myth?

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    Denmark is an open and friendly society and prides itself on being welcoming and accepting of lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transsexuals.Here's a guide to LGBT events, attractions and resources in Denmark.

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    Hrólfr and Beowulf Many great legends and sagas exist from the Viking age. The legends are full of gods, heroics and supernatural elements. One of the better known legends is the tale of Danish king Hrólfr and the hero Beowulf which has inspired the Hollywood movie 'Beowulf'.

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    Viking fun and games Playing is fun. But playing is also an educational experience and can be used to better yourself. In the Viking age playing was not only for children but also adults played with each other. In old Nordic sagas it is described how men used jumping-games, throwing-games and running-games. Games and playing was their way of practicing before going to war and could therefore mean the difference between life and death.

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    History set in stone "King Gorm made these runes in honour of his wife Thyra, the pride of Denmark". Such is the inscription on one of the rune stones in Jelling. Rune stones were raised by Vikings to honour loved ones'memories, to proclaim important subjects, tell stories or to brag about achievements.

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    The Viking's last journey In the Viking age it was tradition to burn the dead. This might seem weird but one explanation is given by the traveler Ibn Fadlan after experiencing the burial of a Viking chief. According to Ibn Fadlan, the Viking was dressed in his most beautiful clothes and with expansive gifts he was placed on a ship which was burned on a river. When asking why they did this, the Vikings explained that the Viking should not be eaten by worms or the earth but instead through smoke directly begin his life after death.

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    Viking Castles In the late 1000th century the Viking king Harald Bluetooth unified and rearmed Denmark. As a part of this armament he constructed circular castles around the country, their likes never seen anywhere else in the world.

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    The Viking and his ship Around the year 900 a rich king died in Denmark. His ship was then towed on land and filled with all his most valued belongings and things that he needed for his last journey to the underworld.

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    The Viking Sword The king slowly works his way through the crowd and into the lake. When the water hits his knees, the king stops, places his sword above his head and greets the gods. He then throws the sword deep into the lake where it instantly disappears. When the offering is over, everybody returns to the King's hall and the festivities can begin.

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    Viking Kings Gorm the Old, Harald Bluetooth, Sweyn Forkbeard, and Cnut the Great. These are just some of the Viking kings. Especially Sweyn and Cnut had connections with England as a Sweyn after 27 years of trying succeeded in becoming King of England in 1013. His reign was, however short, as he was killed shortly after. His son Cnut the Great, however, through marriage of the English successor was able to gain control over England in 1016. Cnut is called 'the Great' as his kingdom was great covering England, Denmark and Norway.

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    You’ve seen The Little Mermaid, spent an unforgettable night in Tivoli and had your picture taken with the royal guards at Amalienborg Palace. Now it’s time to explore the hidden gems of the city. With this guide to Copenhagen’s best-kept secrets, head off the beaten track and truly experience the heart of the city.

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    Celebrate autumn in Denmark. Enjoy the nature in its beautifull autumn colours or venture inside for exiting musuem experiences. Go on an adventure in one of the season's many culture nights, get frightened at a halloween event or excite your tastebuds at one of Autum's many food festivals. Get inspiration for the entire family and read more about autumn in Denmark.

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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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