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    Explore our inspiring feature stories from Denmark Meet the Vikings, go island hopping on some of Denmark's more than 400 islands, taste the New Nordic kitchen, learn more about the Danish bicycle culture, or read about the Danish way of organizing MINDblowing meetings.

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    You should definitely try a city break in Europe! If you love exploring cozy streets and getting up close to the local culture - then Denmark has four amazing city break destinations for you. Aalborg and Aarhus are small cities, but very intimate and lively, making them super easy to explore on a short city break. Copenhagen was recently crowned as the most livable city in the world and you will quickly realize why when you visit Copenhagen on your city break.

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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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    A name in Danish ending with the letter ø signifies an island. And you can visit many of Denmark’s small islands by ferryboat where you’ll discover unique communities and places of history.

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    The Mols Bjerge National Park, in East Jutland, is one of the most rugged and varied landscapes in Denmark, with many rare animal and plant species. The park covers 180 km² and is named after the area's best known natural feature, the Mols Hills.

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    Architecture, history and spectacular new art – Danish cities have much to offer. Odense, Aarhus and Aalborg feature heritage centres and highlight attractions created by leading designers and architects. Download itinerary as PDF

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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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    It’s easy to get out onto the water and experience real Danish maritime history for yourself. A number of harbour towns around Denmark have important maritime attractions, festivals and vintage sailing ships to board. Here are some great places to discover Denmark’s history on the high seas.

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    Seafood, Nordic cuisine, gourmet experiences – there are many good reasons to dine with the Danes. All across Denmark you’ll experience fine gastronomy at inns, hotels and prized urban restaurants. Download itinerary as PDF

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    Explore the hometown of Hans Christian Andersen and Scandinavia’s oldest town, Ribe. And discover Viking history and the world’s first LEGOLAND – all in the Region of South Denmark. Download itinerary as PDF

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    Christmas starts early in Denmark when, in late November, market squares and streets are dressed for the holiday season. And there’s a unique atmosphere – and a spirit of Christmas. Download itinerary as PDF

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    With its rolling farmlands, wide-open beaches, cottage B&Bs and historic towns, Denmark is made for cycling holidays. There are 11 designated national cycling routes and miles and miles of quiet country lanes. Download as PDF 

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    Whether visitors are looking for a fun and educational family holiday or an inspiring weekend break in one of the world’s most liveable countries – then look no further! Download itinerary as PDF

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

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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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    There are no sprawling metropolitan areas in North Zealand. The area is characterised by small fishing, harbour and ferry towns and a lovely, laid-back atmosphere.

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    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.

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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 gastronomic destination, and home of the World’s Best Restaurant, continues to thrive

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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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    Danish movie A Royal Affair announced for the Academy Awards nomination for Best Foreign Language Film

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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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    Staying at a country inn or a classic seaside hotel is a great way to discover Denmark’s scenic natural beauty and the charm of its culinary traditions. Download itinerary as PDF 

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    Celebrated for its classic modern design tradition, Denmark lets visitors discover architectural wonders and new contemporary art museums with an inspired vision of Nordic living. Download itinerary as PDF

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    Denmark has literally hundreds of manors, castles and palaces. Many are still privately owned by aristocratic families, who welcome visitors to their magnificent homes and private collections. Download as PDF

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    Romantic and inspiring – in Denmark visitors can live like a king at historic castles and manors. Experience these grand estates and enjoy fine dining, golfing and centuries old heritage. Download itinerary as PDF 

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    Gateways with daily departures: New York (EWR), Washington D.C., Chicago (ORD) and San Francisco (SFO) The official Scandinavian airline with daily direct connections from the US to Copenhagen.

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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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    The towns of Northern Denmark have inspired artists and industrialists alike over the centuries. They are fascinating places to visit and are interspersed with many popular holiday spots.

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    Walk, hike or ride through seemingly endless, open landscape in this atmospheric part of Denmark.

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    Denmark has produced many award-winning movie over the years. Here's VisitDenmarks' pick of the best!

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

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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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    Press releaseMay 24, 2012 Copenhagen Shares the Bike Love  

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    Follow this easily accessible route around the country and piece together the Viking history of Denmark.

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    History set in stone "King Gorm made these runes in honour of his wife Thyra, the pride of Denmark". Such is the inscription on one of the rune stones in Jelling. Rune stones were raised by Vikings to honour loved ones'memories, to proclaim important subjects, tell stories or to brag about achievements.

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    Hrólfr and Beowulf Many great legends and sagas exist from the Viking age. The legends are full of gods, heroics and supernatural elements. One of the better known legends is the tale of Danish king Hrólfr and the hero Beowulf which has inspired the Hollywood movie 'Beowulf'.

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