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    Denmark is a small pearl in the North Sea. Despite its small geographic area, it has an impressive range of opportunities. Let your imagination take over, and let your holiday dreams run free – tell us what you want to experience in Denmark. Come join us and create your own Danish holiday experience.

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    It’s never been easier to jet into Denmark’s heartland of dynamic cities, peaceful fjords and ancient Viking treasures.

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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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    Copenhagen is a really green city! It's been voted Europe's Green Capital for 2014 by the European Environment Commission. So this is one place you can visit and leave with a clean conscience, as well as a smile!

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    LEGO® is known and loved by children and adults throughout the world, thanks to its ingenious simplicity and the endless imaginative possibilities. In the year 2000, LEGO® was named Toy of the Century by both Fortune Magazine in the US and the Association of British Toy Dealers. Here are some things you may not know about the world’s favourite toy.

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

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    Dark dramas and captivating Scandi Crimes are something of a Danish TV speciality. Not only has Denmark brought the world The Killing and Borgen, but it is also responsible for five other Emmy-winning drama series, many of which are Scandinavian crime dramas. Here is a guide to the best Danish drama...

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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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    You will have encountered Danish design at one time or another, whether you realise it or not. In the 60s, viewers of Kennedy and Nixon’s historic TV duel were looking at Hans J. Wegner’s Danish chair. Modern audiences have begun craving classic Danish light fittings by Poul Henningsen, thanks to The Killing. (link to our New Nordic page) And classics such as Erik Magnussen's Stelton thermos are now sitting on tables all over the world.

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    You will have encountered Danish design at one time or another, whether you realise it or not. In the 60s, viewers of Kennedy and Nixon’s historic TV duel were looking at Hans J. Wegner’s Danish chair. Modern audiences have begun craving classic Danish light fittings by Poul Henningsen, thanks to The Killing. And classics such as Erik Magnussen's Stelton thermos are now sitting on tables all over the world. Follow the trail of great Danish designers across the country with this guide to design in Denmark.

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    A quick and easy-to-use guide to Denmark's ten most-popular attractions for children. Includes top theme parks like Tivoli and LEGOLAND, interactive science centres and zoos. Give your family a holiday to remember at any, or all, of the places listed here!

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    Good food feeds the soul, and Royal North Sealand, just 30 minutes north of Copenhagen, offers a wealth of culinary treats spiced with cultural experiences and excursions in stunning natural surroundings. Royal North Sealand is home to some of Denmark’s biggest castles such as Hamlet's Kronborg, Frederiksborg and Fredensborg. In addition you will also find vineyards, breweries and local food producers in the region.

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    Enjoy the unique tidal marshlands in this part of Denmark and explore the way the dynamic relationship between land, sea and wind shapes not only the culture of the region but also the local produce. On a gastronomic tour of South-West Jutland you’ll have the chance to sample exceptional produce from passionate food artisans and to escape into one of Denmark’s most unique national parks.

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    The road from farm to fork is short in the East of Denmark and you can taste this freshness at farm shops and specialist producers across the region. The islands of East Denmark are fertile and covered with many fascinating estates, farms and castles, where you can enjoy a variety of culinary experiences. As well as visiting local producers in situ on the islands of Møn, Zealand, Lolland and Falster, you can taste local produce in the many exceptional restaurants found here. Put together a gastronomic tour to suit your tastbuds with the help of this guide.

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    We've gathered together Denmark's top attractions within an hour of the capital, Copenhagen, into one guide. Mix and match attractions as diverse as seaside art museums, royal castles and ancient Viking sites to explore on fun-filled day trips from Eurovision Island in Copenhagen!

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    Danish design is known the world over and Denmark has been a leading nation in the design field for decades. From Danish furniture to Danish fashion and Danish toys, Denmark continues to produce world-renowned design classics. Starting in the 1950s with design legends such as Arne Jacobsen and Hans Wegner, the Danish design tradition has developed into a strong international brand. Scandinavian, and in particular Danish design has become synonymous with timeless style. So if you like interior design, furniture and fashion, you’ll love Denmark!

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    Come and shop in Denmark, one of the hottest design nations on the planet. From a rich design history, led by legends such as Arne Jacobsen and Hans J. Wegner, Denmark’s design sector has grown into a world-leader. From homeware to fashion, Denmark is an incredible place to pick up unique, cutting-edge products or to find that perfect Scandinavian gift. Beautiful shopping streets await in cities across the country, offering international and Danish brands. So pack your shopping bags and don’t forget your wallet!  

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    Colourful Nyhavn, the royal palace of Amalienborg, Tivoli Gardens, The Little Mermaid; Copenhagen’s most-famous sights are all within walking or cycling distance in the historical city centre. Explore the back streets, courtyards and alleyways of inner Copenhagen and find a fantastic variety of shops, cafés, restaurants and historic buildings. Walk along Strøget; the longest pedestrianized shopping street in Europe or venture over the water to the canal district of Christianshavn or world-famous Freetown Christiania.  

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    In Denmark you will find some of the most beautiful beaches in Europe. There are more than 7,000 kilometres of coastline, so choosing the best of Denmark's fine white sand, family friendly and crowd-free beaches is tough! In this guide, we've picked some of Denmark's most popular beaches. Find dynamic dune-covered beaches and calm, sheltered beaches great for kids. Whereever you stay in Denmark, you're never more than 50km from the coast, so a day at the seaside is easy. Find your perfect beach in Denmark here:

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    The western part of Sealand is packed with Viking experiences. The area has great outdoor attractions with genuine Viking heritage, including a Viking-age fortress and the beautiful Åmosen Nature Reserve.

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    The city of Aalborg offers something for everyone, regardless of interests and budget. The ever evolving harbour area buzzes of cultural attractions, including the Utzon Centre, and it's a great place to walk and take in views of the city. Venture just a short way outside the city and you can enjoy ancient historical places like the viking site Lindholm Høje.

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    Take a West Coast tour of Denmark by bike, with any or all of these 16 scenic Panorama cycle routes. Each individual cycle route is a loop on the national West Coast Cycle Route that runs the length of Jutland's coast, from Rudbøl in the south, to Skagen in the north. Cycle past some of Denmark's most dramatic nature, a diverse range of attractions for all the family and secret places known only to local Danes. 

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    Find out what great Danes like Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Mads Mikkelsen and Lars von Trier love most about Denmark. In addition to big names on and off screen, Denmark has a rich history of Danish film and Danish TV series, embraced by audiences around the world.

  24. 75.

    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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    Enjoy the laid-back atmosphere and authentic charm of Denmark's seaside hotels, dotted around Denmark's beautiful coast. Many of Denmark's seaside hotels (badehoteller) have top-of-the-range spa and wellness facilities. At others, it's all about good food, great views and nothing but relaxation. Only some of the hotels are open all year round, so make sure you check before you book a refreshing winter break!

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    Jump in a car, on the bus or catch the train to these unmissable Danish attractions, all within two hours of Eurovision Island in Copenhagen! Perfect for day trips, you can walk along high white cliffs or visit Hans Christian Andersen's childhood home and be back in Copenhagen for dinner!

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    You have probably heard of rye bread, but have you heard about "Smørrebrød"? These open faced sandwiches are a huge part of the Danish diet and they come in many different varieties - made to suit every taste bud. So no matter if you're into veggie, fish, pate or meat, you'll love smørrebrød. This guide will lead you to the best places to get a taste of original Danish lunch - and for it to be truly traditional, you might want to think about adding a snaps to your meal.

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    The Danish Lakelands on Denmark's Jutland peninsula and close to Billund Airport is an extraordinary place where impressive forests, tranquil lakes, wild coasts, charming towns and lots of warm-heartedness takes you in to a world of good old Danish values, where intimacy, natural resources and creativity set the scene for exciting culinary experiences. Visit some of the many idyllic village inns that ooze history and keep old traditions alive or stop by some of the farm shops and road stands that appear in the landscape along your way.

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    Enjoy all different kinds of film at film festivals in Danish cities such as Copenhagen, Odense and Aarhus. As well as the big international festivals in film and documentary, you can also sample more specific films at events such as the Jewish Film Festival and Mix Copenhagen; one of the oldest LGBT film festivals in the world. 

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    Denmark is home to one of the world's oldest existing monarchies, with historic castles, monuments and gardens spread across the country. Especially in Copenhagen, where kings have erected numerous magnificent buildings and monuments accompanied by tranquil green spaces for Copenhagernes and tourists to enjoy. Now you can go on "Your Own Royal Tour of Copenhagen" with this new guide made by Christiansborg Palace, Amalienborg and Rosenborg Castle.

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    The fantastic Danish castles grant you a chance to get close to Danish history and the Royal family of both past and present. The popular royal couple, Crown Princess Mary and Crown Prince Frederik, divides their time between Fredensborg Palace in North Sealand and Amalienborg Palace in Copenhagen and it is possible to visit both places. You can also get close to the crown jewels at the stunning Rosenborg Castle or take a walk in the splendid rose gardes at Marselisborg, Queen Margrethe's residence in Aarhus. The many other castles of Denmark offer great days out for the entire family.

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    New Nordic cuisine has really boosted Denmark's status as gourmet food capital of Scandinavia, and this year Denmark is home to 21 Michelin Stars. Copenhagen can pride itself with no less than 18 Michelin-starred restaurants and in 2015, Denmark's second city Aarhus was added to the list with 3 Michelin Stars. You can read all about Denmark's Michelin-starred restaurants in the recently published Michelin Nordic Cities Guide.

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    Find your inner grace and put on your skates - it's ice skating time in Denmark. Every year you can zoom around Denmark's light and airy outdoor ice rinks.  An activity enjoyed as much by locals as by tourist and found only outside in the winter months.  You can hire skates on the spot or feel free to dig out your own from the back of your cupboard and bring them along.  Breeze through the fresh air and enjoy good, healthy winter fun in the great outdoors.

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    Denmark is famous around the world as a proud Viking land. There are many places in the country where you can not only visit Viking ruins and monuments, but also take part in thrilling Viking events and re-enactments. So grab a helment and prepare for battle!

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    Ribe is not only Denmark’s but also Scandinavia's oldest town. Ribe's Viking history can be traced back to around 710 AD, when it was a thriving market place by the Ribe River. Throughout the Viking Age, Ribe grew to become a bustling town with international trade connections attracting craftsmen and traders from across the world. Excavations in and around Ribe have recovered numerous unique archaeological remnants from this period.

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    Danish fashion design is a rapidly growing scene with new names blazing trails around the globe. Copenhagen Fashion Festival happens twice a year and here you’ll see the new collections of the most talented designers Denmark has to offer. You’ll find Danish labels on high streets all over the world and here are some successful names to keep your eyes open for, in Denmark and abroad.

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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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    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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    Denmark benefits from a tradition of innovation and knowledge-sharing. Especially our innovative meeting concepts are one of the country’s great assets. These are focused on team building, learning and knowledge-sharing.

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    To showcase what Denmark can offer to the international audience as both a film and travel travel destination, Denmark is present at Cannes 2015.

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    Copenhagen, Denmark’s vibrant and cosmopolitan capital has long been a popular city break destination for British travellers. It also provides a very convenient gateway for British visitors to discover the region of North Sealand with daily, direct flights from across the UK including three new flights this year from Newcastle (SAS), Edinburgh (Easyjet) and Liverpool (Norwegian).

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    Enjoy the very best sights of East Denmark's with these 9 new cycle routes, covering Møn Island, Stevns Cliffs, Falster Island and Prestø Island. The nine easy-to-follow Panorama cycle routes guide you to lovely sightseeing detours from the national Berlin-Copenhagen Cycle Route, so you can choose a route that fits your holiday schedule or you can choose to cycle the whole thing. Once you've been inspired to a specific route, download our free BIKE & CAMP App to take maps and attractions with you on the road!

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    On June 22nd, the National Museum of Denmark opens its international special exhibition, VIKING, which presents a modern picture of the Vikings and displays a large number of unique finds from museums in 12 countries.

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    Lights, Christmas trees, shopping, treats and if you're lucky - snow. Christmas in Copenhagen is celebrated in most of the city and the holiday is the most anticipated by Danes who have passed down its simple traditions from generation to generation.

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    Copenhagen is the host city of the Eurovision Song Contest 2014.

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    VisitDenmark met up with Peer Heldgaard Kristensen, Managing Director of VisitAarhus and one of the driving forces behind the ICCA Scandinavian Sustainability Chapter, to get his view on Aarhus/Denmark as a leading sustainable meetings destination.

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    Denmark has once again been ranked as the happiest nation in the world, this time by the 2013 World Happiness Report.

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    For the first time ever, UK overnights in Denmark exceeds 600,000. According to recent figures, Denmark, the home of the happiest people in the world, is getting ever more popular among the Brits. Copenhagen in particular, is a favourite destination.

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    The final season of the cult TV drama The Killing is finally ready to air in the UK with the first two episodes premiering this forthcoming Saturday on BBC Four. Once again, the dark and tangled streets of Copenhagen will set the scene as the famous Faroese jumper and its owner, Sarah Lund, take on yet another crime investigation.

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