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    Copenhagen is an easygoing, modern and charming metropolis that never forgot its history. Visit Copenhagen and be inspired by the Danish way of life and what makes them the happiest people in the world. Hop on a bike or stroll the city on foot and take in its laid-back atmosphere and effortless sense of style.  And don't forget that Copenhagen is the perfect place to try the new Nordic kitchen. With more than 10 Michelin stars the city is Scandinavia’s gourmet city number 1. 

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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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    Borgen is the award-winning Danish political thriller that everyone is talking about! Set in and around the Danish Parliament, the series follow the lives and careers of fictional Danish Prime minister Birgitte Nyborg, her political colleagues – and enemies.

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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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    Forget fast-paced shoot-em-ups, The Killing is a crime thriller that champions thoughtful plot and the build-up of tension and suspense.

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    Crime dramas are something of a Danish speciality. Not only has Denmark brought the world The Killing and Borgen, but it's also responsible for five other Emmy-winning drama series, many of which are Scandinavian crime dramas. Here's a guide to the best Danish drama out there right now...

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    Culture vultures will be well satisfied by Copenhagen’s many eye-opening offerings. The compact city is full of galleries, theatres, dance performances, film and live music venues. All are easily reached on foot, by bike or by public transport.

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    Viewers around the globe just can't get enough of Danish crime dramas and political thrillers. And not just on the small screen; Denmark has a long tradition of producing both world-class directors and award-winning movies. Lars von Trier, Susanne Bier and Nicolas Winding Refn are just a few of the Danish directors who've produced movies to international acclaim. Danish actors like Mads Mikkelsen are becoming household names on both the silver screen and TV around the world. Surely you will become a Danish movie fan as well!

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    A region packed with attractions, from castles, flower gardens and ancient church frescos to wildlife parks and amusements.

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    Artistic heritage The special light on the exposed Odsherred peninsula has always attracted many artists. You can see their work at a great selection of galleries and exhibitions in the area. The Painters' Farm (Malergården) is the former home of local artist Sigurd Swane and his family, near Plejerup, and is open to the public as a museum.

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    Visit an island with a strong artisan tradition and a number of fascinating Bronze Age sites.

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    The mainland part of Denmark, Jutland, offers lively cities and cultural highlights as well as wide-open nature, sandy beaches and seaside towns. Jutland has all that the heart desires…

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    Browse a brief history of Denmark's capital city.

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    Don't worry if you haven't had time to plan that big surprise for Valentine's Day! Copenhagen is a cozy and romantic getaway at any time of the year. Here are some ideas to help you get to know Copenhagen's romantic side on a city break with that someone special.

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    Copenhagen is dotted with impressive royal castles, statues and regalia which you can easily tour on foot or by bike.

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    Copenhagen’s culture month, Wondercool, which runs through February, lets you explore the lesser-known Copenhagen, celebrate New Nordic cuisine, listen to music in basement car parks, take a ‘behind the scenes’ look at architecture and enjoy MAD Mondays.

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    Copenhagen’s culture month, Wondercool, which runs through February, lets you explore the lesser-known Copenhagen, celebrate New Nordic cuisine, listen to music in basement car parks, take a ‘behind the scenes’ look at architecture and enjoy MAD Mondays.

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    Fairytale-like castles, cobblestone narrow streets, old timbered houses, canal, fields of yellow, windmills, lots of bicycles, happy people, modern architecture and design, as well as a certain sculpture of a little mermaid. Copenhagen is all that, and so much more. Find more Copenhagen itineraries

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    Come and be charmed by cozy Copenhagen and feel the openness and friendliness that Copenhagen is well-known for. Explore cultural sights and events, bike around, enjoy the view of Danish architecture and design, and pause for a nice cup of coffee and a “Danish” at one of the city's many LGBT-friendly cafés. Or discover the colourful and vibrant nightlife that Copenhagen offers. Make friends, fall in love and make lasting memories. Copenhagen is open for LGBT. 

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    Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) Launches First Ever Direct Flight from SFO to Copenhagen Starting Today

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    800-241-4141www.delta.com Routes: New York (JFK) - Copenhagen Atlanta (Hartsfield-Jackson) - Copenhagen

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    Find the borough of Copenhagen where you will feel most at home.

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    800-223-5500www.icelandair.com Routes (via Reykjavik, Iceland): Seattle-Reykjavik-Copenhagen 11 hours (new gateway)Toronto-Reykjavík-Copenhagen, 9 1/2 hours (new gateway). Boston-Reykjavík-Copenhagen, 9 hours. Minneapolis/St. Paul-Reykjavík-Copenhagen (summer only), 10 ½ hours. New York (JFK)-Reykjavík-Copenhagen (summer only), 10 hours. Orlando-Reykjavík-Copenhagen (winter only), 12 hours. Halifax-Reykjavik-Copenhagen (May-October), 13 hours.

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    Scandinavia’s Gourmet Capital Continues to Influence the Global Culinary Landscape through New Restaurants and Star-Powered Chefs

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    Always colourful and endlessly controversial, Christiania is a unique place to visit. More than a city district, it's a way of life.

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    800-231-0856 www.united.com Routes: New York (Newark) - Copenhagen, 8 hours Daily non-stop service.

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    The official Scandinavian airline with daily direct connections from the US to Copenhagen.

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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. Key factors include healthy life expectancy at birth, freedom to make life choices, social support, corruption and generosity.

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    Get ready for a truly Danish sight. A hot dog vendor walking down the middle of a main road, pulling a massive hot dog trailer and a queue of traffic behind them!

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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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    Tivoli is more than just a fairground. It’s a cultural wonderland and historical gem right at the heart of Copenhagen. So buckle up and prepare for a unique mix of big thrills and traditional Danish culture.

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    Within two hours’ drive from Copenhagen, the archipelago of Sealand, Lolland, Falster and Møn offers scenic nature, heritage centres, UNESCO World Heritage sites – and family activities. Download itinerary as PDF

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    Situated in Northern Europe between the North Sea and the Baltic, Denmark is the only Scandinavian country connected to the European mainland (the peninsular of Jutland borders with Germany).  Denmark consists of 400 islands, many of which are uninhabited. Denmark is a constitutional  monarchy. Copenhagen, Denmark’s capital, is located on the island of Zealand.

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    The history of the Jews in Denmark is over 400 years long. Some families arrived from Hamburg and Amsterdam as early as the 1620s. Others set out from Eastern Europe in the 1920s – heading for the United States and the American dream, they ended up in Copenhagen because they did not have enough money to complete their journey.

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    Denmark is one of Europe's top cruise destinations. Copenhagen has been rated Europe's Leading Cruise Port by the World Travel Awards several times. Other renowned Danish cruise destinations include Aarhus, Elsinore, Skagen and Bornholm.

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    Hard to explain and even harder to pronounce, the Danish word hygge (sounds a bit like “hooga”) roughly translates to coziness, but that definition doesn’t quite cover it.

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    Denmark is a country made for cyclists. The country is criss-crossed by over 12,000km of sign-posted cycle routes, taking you through gentle terrain and inspirational nature. There are short distances between sites and amenities and lots of opportunities to stop off and recharge your batteries.

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    Rich in Viking heritage and a favourite hang-out of Danish painters, North Jutland's cultural and historical offerings are many. Take time out from the beach to explore the region's artistic and historical traditions.

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    Just as West Jutland's landscape is dominated by the sea, so is its culture and heritage. Feel the maritime past pulse through you at museums, lighthouses, galleries and historical buildings across the region.

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    For centuries, North Sealand has been the playground of Danish kings and queens and you can feel its important role in Danish history at the region’s many castles and royal parklands.

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    Thousands of years of history are waiting to be explored on Funen, an island packed with manor houses and castles. Be inspired by the place that has inspired painters for generations and gave the world Hans Christian Andersen.

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    An ancient land, East Jutland sweeps you back through history, from Viking sights to 400 years BC, with the grizzly body of The Tollund Man in Silkeborg.

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    South Jutland is a historical treasure trove, with well-preserved ancient towns, castles, cathedrals and a multitude of exciting museums.

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    You’d be hard pressed to find a better cycling destination than Denmark. With over 12,000km of sign-posted cycle routes, gentle terrain, inspirational nature and short distances between amenities, Denmark is a country made for cyclists. It’s safe, easy and great fun. So get on your bike and take a cycling holiday in Denmark, with the help of our information on cycle route planning, bike hire in Denmark and recommended sights and attractions along the way.

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Come and be charmed by Copenhagen - home of The Little Mermaid and Danish royalty. A cozy knot of winding streets and old buildings, that you can easily explore on foot or on a bike.