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  1. Friday, August 14, 2015

    Very aptly known by the Danes as ‘The Festival of Hearts’, the Christmas period makes for a wonderfully heart-warming time to visit Denmark as the streets come alive with colourful festivities and market stalls from the end of November through to Christmas Eve

  2. Wednesday, August 12, 2015

    World-class gastronomy, liveable cities and wide-open sandy beaches attract thousands of tourists to Denmark each year. According to the latest report from the Danish Statistical Office, official figures confirm a 33% increase in British visitors over the last 5 years (2009-2014). The report also announces that UK is now the biggest tourism market for Copenhagen. UK Director, Dennis Englund, welcomes the rising interest in Denmark: “We are extremely delighted with Denmark's performance.

  3. Monday, July 20, 2015

    Scandic hotels is opening a new 370 room hotel in the trendy Meatpacking District in Copenhagen. The new "Scandic Kødbyen" will expand the hotel capacity in Copenhagen with more than 130.000 bed nights per year.

  4. Monday, July 20, 2015

    In 2016, HamletScenen - the organisers of the annual Shakespeare Festival at Kronborg Castle in Elsinore - will mark the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare's death with a three-week long festival of theatre, cinema and concerts from 1st August 2016.

  5. Tuesday, July 14, 2015

    UNESCO's World Heritage Committee has added two Danish World Heritage Sites to the prestigious list – the Par Force Hunting Landscape in North Sealand and Christiansfeld in Mid Jutland.

  6. Tuesday, July 14, 2015

    Each year, Copenhagen unveils innovative and distinctive new dining options throughout the city. From its vibrant street food scene to casual and elegant restaurants, the Danish culinary landscape offers inventive fare, incorporating the best ingredients and drawing from global influences.

  7. Wednesday, June 10, 2015

    It’s not just keen anglers in the know that are being drawn to the rich fishing waters of Denmark’s Gudenaen River. This picturesque area of mid Jutland is seeing a boost in UK visitor numbers who are all being drawn by the region’s breath taking scenery, pretty little towns and locally sourced regional cuisine, and with easy access daily flights into Aarhus and Billund the area is set to be one to watch as a new short break destination.

  8. Tuesday, June 2, 2015

    North Jutland – Denmark’s aptly named ‘Land of Light’ - offers a plethora of things to do, from strolling along expansive sun-kissed stretches of beach and visiting world class attractions, such as the Viking museum Lindholm Høje or the recently renovated Skagen Museum, to indulging in gourmet cuisine (for which the region is very well-known) at one of the many award winning restaurants such as Mortens Kro, Svinkløv Badehotel or Villa Vest.

  9. Friday, May 22, 2015

    North Jutland’s famous Skagens Museum has reopened its doors this month with the addition of a new beautifully constructed modern 2000 m2 building. Adorned with a thought-provoking new exhibition - ‘Collection & Contemporary’ - which juxtaposes some of the finest pieces from the museum’s permanent collection with art works from 14 of Scandinavia’s best contemporary artists, the opening marks the completion of phase one of an extensive renovation programme which is set to enhance the museum’s status as an international exhibition space.

  10. Friday, May 22, 2015

    Outdoor activities are always easy accessible in Denmark, which has more than 7000 kilometres coast line, 70 inhabited islands and over 200 "Blue Flag" beaches. Experience the many attractions from a bicycle, go hiking on 65 million year old cliffs, ride the waves in one of Europe’s best windsurfing areas.

  11. Thursday, May 21, 2015

    With top designer brands like Bang & Olufsen, Georg Jensen and LEGO, Denmark offers irresistible shopping opportunities for everyone.

  12. Tuesday, May 19, 2015

    Life is pretty good in Denmark. Social cohesion, a strong community spirit and high living standards are some of the main characteristics that has voted the Danes "The World's happiest people" on a regular basis. This small Nordic nation surrounded by sea is a uniquely intimate, relaxing and safe place to visit.

  13. Monday, May 18, 2015

    Being home to several eco-friendly experiences and the world's most visionary climate policies, Denmark is the place to visit if you enjoy the benefits of world-class organic food, values a good night sleep in an eco-certified hotel and appreciates sustainable transportation such as cycling or electric busses.

  14. Thursday, May 14, 2015

    Danish film and TV series are currently experiencing a time of international awareness and national evolution. Go visit Denmark and fall in love - on location!

  15. Thursday, May 14, 2015

    History comes to life in front of your eyes in Denmark, and taking part in it is as easy as it could be. In the capital of Copenhagen and Aarhus, Denmark's second city, you can visit some of the world's most impressive open-air museums, relive how it was like to be a Viking from the countless Viking museums and experience ancient history in medieval towns all across the country.

  16. Wednesday, May 13, 2015

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

  17. Friday, April 24, 2015

    The newest edition of the annual Danish restaurant bible, White Guide, was released last month. The name and purpose of the guide allude to the recognised Guide Rouge. In addition to recommendations and background information on 330 of Denmark's best restaurants, the guide also contains 30 pages of new trends and tendencies on the Danish restaurant scene. From peculiar techniques to absurd ingredients, here are some of the discoveries the food critics came across along their way.

  18. Wednesday, March 4, 2015

    Bill Knott is a London based food writer with a monthly column in the Financial Times. He is a trained chef and has previously worked as restaurant critic for the Daily Telegraph and British Airways' High Life magazine. He has an impressive knowledge of food and wine, and is a prominent figure in the culinary circles in the UK. We asked him how he perceives Denmark's role on the world's culinary scene.

  19. Monday, March 2, 2015

    Until now, Copenhagen has been the only Danish city to receive the attention of the Michelin guide but this year sees the launch of the new 'Michelin Nordic Cities Guide' allowing for Denmark's second city, Aarhus, to be featured for the very first time with three one star restaurants.

  20. Tuesday, February 24, 2015

    Dennis Englund, 50, has been appointed Director of VisitDenmark UK. Englund is joining the UK team at an exciting time for Danish tourism; according to official figures, the total number of recorded British bednights boasted an increase of 11% last year, making 2014 a record breaking year for Denmark.

  21. Tuesday, January 27, 2015

    In the wake of restaurant Noma taking the title of 'World's Best Restaurant' for 4 out of 5 years, other Danish regions are successfully following suit. The Northernmost region of Denmark; North Jutland is stepping up to the mark in 2015.

  22. Wednesday, November 19, 2014

    Moesgaard Museum, Aarhus’s dedicated centre for archaeology and ethnography, has opened in a new architecturally striking landmark that will offer a fresh perspective on the history of mankind, from the Stone Age to the Middle Ages, including displays of some of Denmark’s most important artefacts, such as a weapon collection from the Iron Age, Viking finds and the well preserved bog body known as the ‘Grauballe Man’.

  23. Wednesday, October 1, 2014

    Carefully selected for their fascinating history, attention to detail and gourmet food, Small Danish Hotels represent Danish hospitality and offer an excellent option for exploring Denmark’s regional cities and surrounding countryside.

  24. Tuesday, September 30, 2014

    Nordic cuisine with organic and local ingredients in an unpretentious atmosphere characterise the dining scene in Copenhagen. Each restaurant is distinctive with inventive and trendsetting dishes that define Copenhagen as a leading gastronomic destination with the “Best Restaurant in the World,” the “World’s Best Chef,” and a total of 17 Michelin-stars.

  25. Monday, September 1, 2014

    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.

  26. Friday, August 29, 2014

    Vibrant and forward-thinking, Aarhus makes a great short-break anytime thanks to its winning combination of eye-catching architecture, fascinating museums and galleries, historical attractions, Viking heritage, excellent shopping, great Danish cuisine and close proximity to fine, sandy beaches and lush forests. Regarded as a cultural powerhouse and set to be the European Capital of Culture in 2017 the city is also well-known for hosting a plethora of festivals and this year will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Aarhus Festival.

  27. Monday, August 18, 2014

    From new hotels and renovations to world class food and spa experiences, Copenhagen hotels offer more than a place to rest your head

  28. Tuesday, July 22, 2014

    Nobody does 'summer' quite like the Danes. While many northern Europeans opt to fight for space each summer in one of the Mediterranean's crowded and over-priced beach resorts, the Danes have long perfected the concept of the 'staycation'.

  29. Monday, June 30, 2014

    For the second year in a row, Copenhagen has claimed the number-one spot in Monocle’s 2014 Quality of Life Survey.

  30. Monday, June 30, 2014

    UNESCO's World Heritage Committee has added another two World Heritage Sites in Denmark to the prestigious list - Stevns Klint and the Wadden Sea - taking the total number sites in Denmark to five.

  31. Monday, June 30, 2014

    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.

  32. Tuesday, June 17, 2014

    Known locally as the ‘Land of Light’ on account of the peculiarly pure quality of the daylight that’s said to lift the spirits, North Jutland awakens the senses with 1,450 km of white sandy beaches, clean seas and fresh air, there’s no better place to experience this phenomenon than in the 700-year-old coastal town of Skagen.

  33. Monday, May 19, 2014

    From country towns and regional cities to wonderful wildlife and beautiful beaches, a short break in Denmark offers a huge range of possibilities that will appeal to all walks of life. And to really gain an insight into the country and its culture, what could be better than a visit to its very heart? The Trekanten region, located in the eastern part of the Jutland peninsular, is at Denmark's geographical centre and as such makes a splendid base from which to discover the essence of this thoroughly laid-back and enticing country.

  34. Monday, March 17, 2014

    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.

  35. Wednesday, March 12, 2014

    Copenhagen has won 17 Michelin stars for 15 of its restaurants in the new ’Main Cities of Europe’ 2014. This is more than last year, when the Danish capital won 15 stars, and now everyone's eyes are on the high potential for a Nordic guide focussing on Denmark and its Nordic neighbours in 2015.

  36. Wednesday, January 22, 2014

    In February, you can enjoy Danish and international jazz concerts around Copenhagen, interactive food and theatre experience that stimulates all senses and gastro cruises in Copenhagen harbor. The full programme for Copenhagen’s culture month Wondercool are now ready.

  37. Friday, January 17, 2014

    Get the latest news from Denmark's 2nd largest city - a city that is experiencing an exciting and innovative urban development and is packed with action.

  38. Tuesday, October 15, 2013

    Named as the European Green Capital for 2014, Copenhagen brings innovation to green hotels, biking culture, organic food and more.

  39. Wednesday, October 9, 2013

    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.

  40. Thursday, October 3, 2013

    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.

  41. Monday, September 16, 2013

    Do you want to learn more about Copenhagen’s many sustainable offers, or just want an update on the Capital of Sustainable Meetings? Follow VisitDenmark and Wonderful Copenhagen CVB – and six MICE-reporters – directly via social media, 17-19 September 2013, for a virtual tour of the Danish capital.

  42. Monday, September 16, 2013

    Ministers and officials from developed and developing countries, UN officials, institutional investors and banks will meet in Copenhagen on 23-24th October to discuss ways to increase climate related investments in developing countries.

  43. Monday, September 16, 2013

    An expansion of the Experimentarium north of Copenhagen will centre around sustainable solutions and a striking visual identity.

  44. Monday, September 16, 2013

    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.

  45. Friday, September 13, 2013

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

  46. Wednesday, September 4, 2013

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

  47. Wednesday, July 10, 2013

    Copenhagen Cooking food festival, which takes place from 23 August to 1 September, has a special focus on social food this year. Get ready to eat at long tables, exotic street kitchens and mobile kitchens in Copenhagen’s squares and public spaces.

  48. Tuesday, June 25, 2013

    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.

  49. Tuesday, June 25, 2013

    In the July/August issue of The Monocle Copenhagen is yet again ranked number 1 on ‘The Monocle Global Quality of life survey 2013’.

  50. Tuesday, May 28, 2013

    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.

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