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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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    New Nordic cuisine has really boosted Denmark's status as gourmet food capital of Scandinavia. Copenhagen can pride itself with no less than 13 Michelin-starred restaurants. If you'd like to eat at a Michelin-starred restaurant on your holiday in Denmark, you can select one that takes your fancy from this list of restaurants which have received one or two Michelin stars in the 2013 edition of the Michelin 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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    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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    Style is all about expressing your personality. Danish design products are the essence of high quality, creativity, simplicity and comfort. IMAGINATION is your chance to enjoy world-renowned Danish design icons up close. Take pleasure in beautiful and timeless pieces and give us your own idea on a great design.

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    The whole of Denmark gets into the festive spirit this time of year. Towns and cities around Denmark, such as Aarhus and Odense, are ablaze with Christmas lights and good cheer. Christmas markets, exhibitions, music in the streets; Christmas in Denmark is truly magical.

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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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    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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    Murders… Rain… Sinister struggles… More rain… It’s New Nordic Noir! Thanks to a run of massively successful dark Danish dramas, international audiences are getting to know Copenhagen's streets like the back of their hands. Following on from the Emmy-nominated series The Killing, featuring Danish actress Sophie Gråbøl and that sweater, BAFTA-winning Borgen is the latest hit TV series in a strong wave of new Nordic Noir. Here, you'll find fun facts, deadly new drama to look forward to and inspiration for a city break with a difference...

  22. 73.

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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.

  30. 81.

    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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    Denmark is perfect for budget travel. The country is full of cheap and free experiences for every taste. Most places operate with free admission so it’s not just the beaches and urban areas that are free to enjoy. So if you want to take a budget trip to Denmark, here you’ll find inspiration for travelling on the cheap, including cheap dining and cheap accommodation. Do Denmark for less!

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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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    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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    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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    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!

  36. 87.

    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.

  37. 88.

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

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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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    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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    North Jutland, Denmark's most northerly region, is a land of big skies, beautiful beaches and a picturesque, rolling, unspoiled hinterland. In this clean and fresh place, the emphasis is on good living, great design and the very best, locally-produced food.

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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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    Design is said to be intelligence made visual, and Denmark is the epicentre of clever and trendy design. Come and visit IMAGINATION – Discover the Danish Spirit and be inspired by the best of Danish sustainable architecture, timeless interior design, tasteful jewellery, green bicycles and much more.

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    Looking for a Winter weekend away with plenty of festive fun? As Christmas approaches, the Danish capital Copenhagen takes on a very special atmosphere, making it the perfect destination for a pre-Christmas weekend break.

  45. 96.

    It’s now even easier to explore the many fascinating attractions and natural beauty of North Sealand with a choice of five suggested adventure holiday routes stretching across the region to suit any holidaymaker.

  46. 97.

    Authentic Vikings, chefs juggling their pans and the world’s largest LEGO® wind turbine will turn when HRH Prince Consort Henrik of Denmark cuts the ribbon to IMAGINATION, VisitDenmark’s ambitious 17 day festival celebrating the best of Danish culture, lifestyle, food and design. The event is free for all, so come discover what Denmark has to offer between 27 July – 12 August at St Katharine Docks right next to Tower Bridge.

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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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    Its Magical. Inspiring. Fun! The Danes are crazy about Christmas. Since the Viking Age – and even before – the Danes have celebrated the dark of winter and that cosy, scarf-snuggling mood they call hygge.

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