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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    "It’s a classic story about power and the abuse of power … of people getting separated,” Danish director Ole Bornedal says. Following two brothers, Peter and Laust, in love with the same girl, Inge, the series explore the relationship between love and innocence, political folly and war.

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Looking for some of those dramatic surroundings from '1864'? South Jutland has everything - it's the perfect destination for a self-drive holiday.

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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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    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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    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...

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