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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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    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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    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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    In the winter of 2014 the Nordic Film Festival returns to London. Danish film and TV has become well-known in the UK with hit-TV series such as The Killing, The Bridge and Borgen. This November the Nordic Film Festival presents a great opportunity to experience other, more unexplored, Danish and northern productions – some of which present actors from The Killing and Borgen.

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    Denmark is famed for its incomparable sense of style and Copenhagen is home to some of the world’s most sought-after designer brands and classic products.

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    A naturally produce-rich area. Tour the region's islands and farms to sample delicious Danish products.

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    Christmas is about gifts and there is no bigger joy than seeing the smile on a loved one's face when giving him or her the perfect gift. Denmark, with its rich design history, is an incredible place to pick that perfect gift.

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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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    The islands of the Smålandshavet Archipelago offer you everything from quiet cosiness and great fresh produce to relaxed beaches and outdoor activities.

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    Nothing beats experiencing a destination in person. VisitDenmark therefore wants you discover Denmark first hand and discover what our destinations have to offer you and your business.

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    Eurovision Island is a doorway into Denmark, a jump-off point for the entire kingdom. Within three hours of Copenhagen are a wealth of royal castles, national parks and unique Danish attractions such as LEGOLAND. The Viking rune stones at Jelling, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, are also just a few short hours from Denmark's capital. So take a night or two away from Copenhagen and enjoy the best of Denmark.

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    Denmark is a small country with an enormous passion for design. It’s produced many internationally-renowned designers, landmarks and products. Here's a quick list of the biggest and best!

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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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    BBC Four is set to air the Danish peiod drama "1864" i 2015. 1864 takes place in South Jutland and of the island of Funen. We have put together a guide of sights that you yourself can explore. 

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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.

  26. 76.

    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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    North Jutland, especially Aalborg and the surrounding area, is packed with Viking heritage, Viking sites and Viking experiences. From burial sites and reconstructed dwellings to museums, Aalborg is a great destination for the Viking enthusiast. And with direct flights, North Jutland is only 2 hours away from London. 

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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. 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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    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!  

  38. 89.

    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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    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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    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.

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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 addition to many great Michelin-starred restaurants, you can find a growing list of Bib Gourmand restaurants in Denmark. The Bib Gourmand is an international award provided to high-quality restaurants with reasonable prices. They aren't Denmark's cheapest restaurants, but they are a great option if you want to try fine dining in Denmark without overspending your budget. Copenhagen as well as Denmark second city Aarhus are both great cities for finding fabulous Bib Gourmand restaurants.

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    Take a look at the 15 most famous attractions in Denmark among British tourists.

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    It's no secret - Denmark can be an expensive place to travel. But fortunately it's not always the case! As well as cheap ways to travel Denmark, budget accommodation and cheap restaurants, there are a ton of free and fun things to do. Many of Denmark's top museums, for example, have free access for adults on certain days.

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    You've seen the Little Mermaid, taken a Hans Christian Andersen tour and now you might be on the lookout for something a little different? Explore the weird and wonderful things that will make you see Denmark from a whole new perspective! Dive with sharks, get lost in a crowd of Santa Clauses and hike up one of Europe's biggest sand dunes.

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    From uncanny and delightful events like the Skagen Winter Swimming Festival, to big events such as Roskilde Festival and Made in Denmark, part of the European Golf Tour, you will find a great event to tempt you to Denmark in 2015! Some of the fantastic events of 2015 are unique to Denmark,  like the Hans Christian Andersen Festival and Distortion, Copenhagen’s famous all-night street party. Other prime events have expanded to become some of the biggest of their kind in Scandinavia, such as Copenhagen Marathon, CPH:PIX and CPH:DOX.

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    You have most likely of Hans Christian Andersen and come to love many of his timeless characters, such as The Little Mermaid and The Ugly Duckling. But what about the man himself? As the father of fairy tales, Danish writer Hans Christian Andersen was a famous man in his time, courted by royalty and recognised for his greatness whilst living. Follow in the footsteps of Hans Christian Andersen with the help of this guide and delve deeper into fairy-tale Denmark's fascinating sites.

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