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    South Zealand is packed full of outdoor activity opportunities. Everything from cycling, horse-riding and kayaking is on offer for you to enjoy.

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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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    You don’t have far to go to find yourself in rich and varied countryside in Denmark. With an exceptionally long coastline and hundreds of Danish islands waiting to be explored, Denmark is a haven for beach-lovers. The south coast dramatically meets the Baltic Sea with high cliffs and the whole country is criss-crossed by walking and cycling trails. Whether you are looking for peace and tranquillity or the rush of an exhilarating outdoor adventure, Denmark is the place to find it.

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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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    Viking ships and Viking festivals with handson activities – and historic Viking fortresses. Denmark offers a unique chance to experience 1000 years of Viking heritage. Download itinerary as PDF

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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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    North Zealand is easily accessible from Copenhagen and offers you a varied array of outdoor activities, from swimming, walking and cycling to more extreme sports.

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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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    With water on every side and a maximum distance of 50km to the coast, North Jutland is all about beach life and swimming.

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    Funen offers lots of options for fun and exercise in the great outdoors, on land and on water.

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    Riding in a prairie wagon, cycling, angling, kayaking - whatever you're in to, East Jutland is the place to try it!

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    West Jutland is all about life at the coast, be it relaxing, walking, cycling or putting on the wetsuit and heading out to unique water sports areas.

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    Bornholm is great for cycling round, with a particularly attractive and unique cycle route network, which includes sections on the disused railway lines. With options for fishing, climbing and golf on the island too, Bornholm is a compact getaway which offers you lots of activities.

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    The wide open expanses of South Jutland offer you a wealth of outdoor possibilities, on land, water and wheels.

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    If you’re looking for a vacation 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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    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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    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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    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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    Hike the top of Denmark’s highest chalk cliff, Møns Klint Kick back and relax at Marielyst, Falster’s popular summer resort Wander the ancient streets in Køge’s historic quarter Seek out the rustic village of Vallø and its 500-year-old castle

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    North Sealand is a vacation favorite with Danes and not just because of its close proximity to Copenhagen. North Sealand not only offers you the famous Kronborg Castle, immortalised in Shakespeare’s Hamlet, but also beaches, lakes, deep woodland and green open landscape, perfect for hiking, cycling and camping trips.

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    West Sealand is a big green bite out of Denmark’s largest island, Sealand. 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 Sealand 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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    The top of Denmark is an island, split from mainland Jutland by the enormous Limfjord. In Skagen, to the north, it juts dramatically out into sea on all sides. Here you’ll find a very special light and more hours of sunshine than the rest of Denmark. The landscape is beautiful but harsh, with endless white beaches, sand dunes, cliffs, heathland and forests. Witness the bizarre sight of trees bending east from the sheer force of the prevailing wind or take a break from the wind around the sheltered straits, inlets and bays of the Limfjord.

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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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    If you want to get free entry to museums, read on! Here’s a free and budget experiences to Denmark’s many attractions. You can also learn how to do sightseeing at no cost!

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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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    If you love outdoor pursuits and you prefer something a bit different, there are plenty of unusual outdoor activities in Denmark, from porpoise watching to fossil hunting. Here are some suggestion for exhilarating outdoor activities in Denmark.

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    East Jutland is not only home to Denmark's dynamic second city of Aarhus, it also offers you a wonderful combination of fertile landscape, expansive forests, sandy shorelines and bustling 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. 

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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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    South Zealand is a holiday-makers’ heaven, with an enormous number of sheltered, sandy beaches for you to choose from.

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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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    South Zealand is dotted with small towns and quaint fishing and harbour villages. Many of the towns have well-preserved medieval areas and attractions and all are well worth a visit.

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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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    With gentle terrain, safe tracks and well sign-posted routes, Denmark is a fantastic family cycling destination. You can make it easy for your children by planning routes that are less hilly and combining natural experiences with the excitement of attractions along the way, such as zoos and amusement parks.

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    Visit Bornholm’s four impressive round churches Walk the stunning, white-sand beach at Dueodde  Cycle around the island on disused railway cycle routes Taste delicious smoked fish in the picturesque towns of Svaneke and Gudhjem Take in the ruins of Hammershus Castle Further reading Read more about Bornholm.

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    No matter where you are in Denmark, you’ll never be more than 50km from the sea. And with over 7,000km of coastline, it’s hardly surprising that beach holidays are a popular part of Danish culture. So consider a beach holiday in Denmark!

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    The Nature Agency produces information leaflets containing maps and descriptions of all public nature areas in Denmark. You can pick up these helpful guides for free at local tourist offices. 

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      VisitDenmark er Danmarks nationale turismeorganisation. Vi markedsfører rejsemålet Danmark for at tiltrække flere udenlandske ferie- og mødegæster, der kan øge indtjeningen i turismeerhvervet samt skabe omsætning og beskæftigelse i det danske samfund. Markedsføringen sker i tæt samarbejde med erhvervet og andre centrale aktører.

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    We have all tried it. Sitting in a meeting and almost falling asleep. Using scents in meetings can help you create a better climate in the meeting room and energize your meeting participants.

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    Viking fun and games Playing is fun. But playing is also an educational experience and can be used to better yourself. In the Viking age playing was not only for children but also adults played with each other. In old Nordic sagas it is described how men used jumping-games, throwing-games and running-games. Games and playing was their way of practicing before going to war and could therefore mean the difference between life and death.

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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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    Escape into three of Denmark's most beautiful natural places; Denmark's national parks. Each national park presents you with different landscape and opportunities for outdoor activities as diverse as hiking, paragliding or oyster hunting. Denmark's largest national park, The Wadden Sea, became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2014.

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    Both Baltic fortress and place of worship, Bornholm's round churches are fascinating windows back in time.

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    Bornholm is most known for its exceptional smoked fish and its signature dish, Sun over Gudhjem. Other must-try foods include blue cheese, rye biscuits, rape oil and fat Bornholm roosters.

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    Press releaseMay 24, 2012 Copenhagen Shares the Bike Love  

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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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