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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 a country with a rich history of film. Nordic Film located just outside Copenhagen is the world's oldest existing film company established in 1906 over a hundred years ago. And the longstanding film tradition has continued. In the '90s with the new cinema movement "Dogme" and in recent years with world class directors like Lars von Trier (Nymphomaniac), Susanne Bier  (In a Better World) and Nicolas Winding Refn (Drive) competing at the Oscars.

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    House of Green, Denmark’s first interactive visitors’ and exhibition centre for green solutions, was inaugurated in Copenhagen on September 5.

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    A thousand years ago, the Vikings forced themselves onto the world stage and left an indelible mark on many parts of Europe. Denmark, their homeland, has been shaped by Viking culture and here are some of the places you can see this most strikingly.

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    Inspired by the recent Nordic food trend? It can be hard to get a table at noma, but you can bring Nordic flavour and the essence of seasonal Scandinavian food into your home, with this easy recipe for barley and mussels. Enjoy!

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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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    Bornholm is a slow-paced Baltic island, west of the Etholmene Islands. Lying off the coasts of Sweden and Poland, Bornholm receives many hours of sunshine and the extraordinary, pure light has always attracted artists to the island. Bornholm presents the Danish landscape in a nutshell; it is hilly and fertile with fields and large forests. It's the only place in Denmark where you can walk out on craggy, granite coastline. Bornholm also offers you pure, white beaches, particularly Dueodde, a vast stretch of fine sand.   

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    Looking for a food experience beyond ordinary? An unforgettable sensory adventure is waiting for you at our focus on the best of the Danish kitchen, from the 27 - 29 July. Nordic Food is on everyone’s lips and now you have the chance to spoil your inner gourmand by visiting IMAGINATION. Enjoy!

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    Be one of four bloggers that we are sending on a scavenger hunt to Copenhagen to compete for the title 'Blogger of the Year'.

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    Holidaymakers with a love for the great outdoors will find plenty of appeal during summer time in the North West Jutland region of Denmark. In addition to wide open spaces, clean seas and limitless fresh air, the region offers miles of broad, white, sandy beaches. Many have EU Blue Environmental flags and are backed by dunes, heaths and fragrant pine forests.

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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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    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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    There are many reasons why you can’t beat seeing Denmark from a bicycle and here are ten to get you going.

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      Join us in London for the Eurovision Song pre-party on May 9th 2014!  We will be hosting a big party at Heaven in London (Under the Arches by Charing Cross station). And here's the kicker: You could be flying out to Denmark that very same night.         

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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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    North Zealand is a holiday favourite with Danes and not just because of its close proximity to Copenhagen. North Zealand offers you lakes, deep woodland and green open landscape, perfect for walking, cycling and camping. The area is fringed by calm coastline where you can dip in Denmark’s best coastal swimming areas. The drive or train ride north into the region winds along the beautiful Oresund coast, giving you views across to Sweden.

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    Denmark has a reputation for being an expensive place to holiday, but it's easy to travel cheaply and enjoy free things to do, if you know where to look! For visitors looking for a unique way to experience Denmark and for ways to do it cheaply, we've put together a few ideas for fun, cheap and unusual things to do, to really experience Denmark.

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    Meetovation includes unique and original environments and local attractions. The sense of authenticity helps delegates open their minds and better appreciate and remember where they spent their time. Below you find tools and inspiration to incorporate local inspiration into your meeting.

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    Covering 3,600 kilometres, Denmark’s famous Marguerite Route is well-known by locals as one of the best ways in which to explore the country by car. Based on Queen Marguerite of Denmark’s favourite drives, the route is characteristically marked by marguerite (daisy) road-signs and stretches from rustic islands of Falster, Lolland and Moen in South Zealand to the very top of North Jutland to Skagen and Grenen where the two seas, Kattegat and Skagerrak meet.

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    Formerly the Red Light District, up-and-coming Vesterbro boasts its own Meatpacking District, with gritty bars and fine dining side-by-side. Take in an exhibition at the old cattle market, Øksnehallen, a short walk from Copenhagen Central Station. Istegade and Vesterbrogade are packed with great restaurants and bars, but Vesterbro also offers you its own little foodie paradise, Værnedamsvej; a quiet side street of delis, cafés and restaurants.

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    This year it is 1000 years since the viking King Forkbeard and his son Canute came to the English shores and drove out Ethelred the Unready. After a long effort at conquest, and shortly before his death, in 1013 King Forkbeard became the first of the Danish Kings of England.

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    Are you ready for a typically Danish holiday experience? There are around 40,000 holiday homes for rent in Denmark. They tend to be located in picturesque areas, often near inland water or the coast and are decorated with individual, Danish style. They are an extremely popular holiday form amongst Danes.

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    Copenhagen is wonderful in the summer. The days get longer, the sun gets brighter, the weather gets warmer, and the whole city starts buzzing with life. Here's a guide to some of the best summer time events in Copenhagen.

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    In an age of all you can eat, all year round, Danish chefs are leading the way in a new wave of gourmet thinking. Slow food over fast food and locally-sourced produce over food shipped from every corner of the planet. That’s the essence of New Nordic cuisine, a sustainable, healthy and delicious trend that has taken Scandinavia by storm.

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    noma did it again. The restaurant of all restaurants remains on top of the gastronomic world. For the 3rd consecutive year, restaurant “noma” in Copenhagen has been awarded “No.1 Best Restaurant in the World” by readers of the esteemed Restaurant Magazine. 

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    The island of Bornholm has uniquely contrasting landscapes. Head North for rugged coastal rock formations and South for endless stretches of white sand. Everywhere you'll find cycle and hiking routes and great sights.

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    Here's an overview of all the thematic holiday pages on visitdenmark.co.uk. There's plenty to do and see in Denmark with everything from urban city breaks to romantic rural getaways, and it is all withing manageable distance. Click on the links below and get inspiration for your next Denmark holiday.

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    Shopping, sightseeing, eating, partying... you can do it all in 48 hours in Copenhagen. The Danish capital 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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    Copenhagen is rich in history. The Danish capital was officially founded in 1167 by Bishop Absalon, but research suggest that the location was inhabited already in the late Viking age. Copenhagen was a busy and strategically important merchant city throughout the medieval period where it controlled much of the lucrative trade and traffic to and from the Baltic Sea.

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    Copenhagen is full of festivals throughout the year. Music, film, food, art, comedy - the Danish capital has an event for everyone. Here's a selection of great festivals taking place in Copenhagen this year.

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    You’ve probably heard the name, noma, blending the words Nordic and mad (food). But managing to eat there is another matter entirely! Getting a table at the World’s Best Restaurant 2014, as voted by renowned Restaurant Magazine, is not so easy. But for those who book ahead, you’re in for an extraordinary culinary experience.

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    Getting around Denmark does not have to be expensive. If you walk or cycle you can do it for free, but there are also other options available.

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    Copenhagen is wonderful in the summertime. The days get longer, the sun gets brighter, the weather gets warmer, and the whole city is buzzing with life. Here's a guide to some of the best summertime events in Copenhagen.

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    West Zealand is a big green bite out of Denmark’s largest island, Zealand. Travelling around the region, you’ll experience a landscape full of contrast, from green hills and high cliffs, to beaches, islands and long Viking fjords. West Zealand is a great place to visit different harbour and market towns and smaller villages that lie around the region. Many are located on pretty fjords. Spend time soaking up 1000 years of history at the region’s impressive cathedral city, Roskilde.  

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    South Zealand offers you the highest cliffs in the country, Møn’s Cliff (Møns Klint) and Stevn’s Cliff (Stevns Klint). These dramatic, white fortresses border the Baltic Sea and are a great place to hike. You can reach these natural phenomena easily by road. The rest of the area is characterised by open, green landscapes, beautiful beaches and bridges connecting South Zealand with the rustic islands of Falster, Lolland and Møn. The islands are popular holiday spots and it’s easy to see why. You’ll find great attractions, laid-back living and some of the best beaches in Zealand.

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    The longest Viking longship in the world is part of the Danish National Museum’s major special exhibition, VIKING, which will be exhibited at the National Museum in Copenhagen between 22 June and 17 November 2013.

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    An easily accessible area with rivers and lakes for watery adventures and great cycle routes for cyclists.

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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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    Here you can browse through a very quick history of a very old country.

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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!

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    More than 1,200 years ago the Vikings invaded England – now they’re back and taking over St Katharine Docks in the heart of London from 6 – 8 August.

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    The Danes love good food and drink all year round, but especially during the festive season. Aside from the much-anticipated Christmas Eve dinner, Danes spend the run up to and after Christmas enjoying festive lunches and dinners with friends, colleagues and family. Many of Denmark's Christmas traditions are centred around a table full of delicious food and chairs full of great company.

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    As Denmark’s historic borderland, South Jutland is rich in opposing histories and unique culture. It's changed hands more than once over the centuries and you can sense that turbulence when you visit the region’s many diverse, historical sites. The landscape is at odds with its difficult history and you’ll find South Jutland to be a gentle, open land, bordered by Little Belt beaches to the east and the Wadden Sea National Park to the west. Today, Flensburg Fjord acts as a natural border with Germany, but there is no longer a physical border to cross.

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    Funen (Fyn) is Denmark's second largest island, situated between the island of Zealand and mainland Denmark (Jutland). It is a fantastic place to go if you want a holiday in Denmark. You can instantly see why it is called Denmark’s garden island, with its gently rolling hills, orchards, hedgerows and thatched, half-timbered farmhouses. The South Funen Archipelago, just south of Funen, is a great place to explore, with islands of many sizes and beautiful straits, bays and inlets. You can drive to Funen over the Great Belt Bridge from Zealand and the Little Belt Bridge from Jutland.

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    East Jutland offers you a wonderful combination of fertile landscape, expansive forests, sandy shorelines and bustling big cities. The green and hilly landscape of the region was formed by the glaciers of the last glaciation. Valleys, gorges and deep fjords were all carved by the flow of glacial melt water and when the ice finally disappeared around 14,000 years ago, it left a beautiful, hilly moraine landscape. You’ll find that East Jutland is easily accessible and full of varied, outdoor experiences. It's also home to Denmark's dynamic second city, Aarhus.

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    If you’re looking for a holiday in a wild outdoors of dunes, heathlands and wind-blown beaches under open sky, West Jutland is for you. The coast is a dramatic landscape, shaped by The North Sea. However, it’s not far to the milder, hilly area around the Limfjord, dotted with small straits, bays and inlets. Take a break from the wind at West Jutland’s beautiful inland areas, with large forest plantations and fields. West Jutland is home to one of Denmark’s national parks, The Wadden Sea.

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    With its timeless countryside, quiet roads and frequent ferry crossings direct from the UK, Denmark is the perfect choice for those seeking the convenience and freedom of a self-drive holiday. The country is blessed with a picturesque, rolling scenery of unspoiled farmland, forests and heaths, not to mention mile upon mile of pristine coastline - much of which can be encountered by following the 3,600km Marguerite Route.

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    There are lots of options for cheap accommodation in Denmark and even free accommodation, if you know how to find it! From house swap holidays to free camping in the wild, if you're a budget-conscious traveller read on to find cheap accommodation in Denmark.

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    Denmark is justly proud of it’s 5,000 miles of clean and sparkling white sandy beaches and from September this year will be marking out one area in particular along the south west coast from Blåvandshuk to the Tønder marshland. This is the area known as The Wadden Sea officially becomes Denmark’s third National Park.

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