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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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    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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    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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    Denmark might have a reputation for being an expensive place to go on vacation, but it's easy to travel cheaply and enjoy free things to do. You just have to know where to look! For visitors looking for a unique way to experience Denmark on a budget, we've put together a few ideas for a fun, cheap and unusual experience Denmark.

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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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    Denmark is a member of the European Union, and travel to and from Denmark is governed by EU law. Therefore, different entry requirements may apply depending on where you're travelling from, and what your nationality is. There are also certain rules governing what pets you may bring into the country.

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    Denmark has a temperate climate, moderated by the warm Gulf Stream. Denmark has four distinct seasons of spring, summer, autumn and winter. The spring months of April and May are mild and the summer months of June, July and August are the hottest. Autumn runs from September to November and tends to be rainy and cloudy. The winter months of December to March are normally cold, with frost and snow.

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    Denmark sits near the top of Europe, and is connected to the continent via Germany. With the recently constructed Øresund bridge connecting Sweden to Denmark, it is now also possible to go via car or coach from the rest of Scandinavia and beyond.

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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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    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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    Hotels in Denmark come in all shapes, sizes and price ranges and booking one that is right for you is easy. This page will get you started on finding and booking your hotel in Denmark.

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    Who needs paper? Prepare your cycle route online before you leave and follow it on your mobile devices!

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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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    Bringing your kids to Denmark? If you’re looking for ideas and inspiration for budget or free attractions in Denmark for kids, read on. Learn about free entry museums, films and theater, fun experiences in cities and nature and much more. It is possible to do Denmark on a budget or for free even with the kids in tow!

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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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    Denmark is well serviced by airports, and most major airline operators have routes to and from the country. If you're looking to fly to Denmark, read on!

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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.

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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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    Here you can browse through a very quick history of a very old country - The History of Denmark

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    Denmark has a world of free events on offer all year round, but especially in the summer months. Shake your stuff to Danish and international artists at a music festival, let your hair down at a harbour or city festival, or find that special item at an outdoor market.

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    Want to learn more about how the Danes celebrate Christmas? Download our 'Yuletide in Denmark' pdf to find out all you need to know about Danish Christmas traditions and celebrations.

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    This handy guide, developed in collaboration with the Danish Nature Agency, takes you to 20 of the best natural places in Denmark. And all of them are free to see. So what are you waiting for? Get out into Denmark’s great outdoors!

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    From fascinating carvings to fully-preserved prehistoric corpses, Denmark's ancient origins are visible in many places and waiting for you to experience them.

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    Denmark is a safe country packed with fun offerings for all the family. From world class attractions, such as Legoland, to thousands of kilometres of unspoilt beaches, you'll find something for your whole family on holiday in Denmark.

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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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    Danish public transport is modern, efficient and covers almost the whole country. All the major cities are connected by a rail network, and the greater Copenhagen area is serviced by both trains and a metro system. If you're unsure how to get to Denmark, perhaps train is your preferred option.

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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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    Denmark is famed for Danish Modern design, 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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    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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    In Denmark, Christmas is celebrated on Christmas Eve (24 December). It’s a day full of busy present-buying , dinner preparations and anticipation! Presents are exchanged and Danish families come together to eat, drink and be merry.

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    Why not take a tasting tour of traditional Danish dishes? It’s not only a great way to fill your belly, but you’ll learn a lot about Danish culture and history and meet a lot of Danes along the way. So dig in to a plate of Plaice á la Skagen in North Jutland or pick your favourite pickled herring at Møn in South Sealand. Every region has its speciality and here are some of the highlights.

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    Denmark is steeped in a rich and diverse history, just waiting to be discovered. Come and find your own Viking treasures, try a trip in a Viking longboat or walk amongst ancient rune stones and burial mounds. The impressive legacy of Denmark's long, regal past also awaits you, in the many Danish castles and manor houses open to the public.

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    Wondering how to get to Denmark? Denmark is located at the northern tip of Europe's mainland, and shares borders with Germany. Denmark is also connected to Sweden via the Øresund Bridge. Denmark's main airport, Copenhagen Airport, is the busiest airport in Scandinavia and is serviced by all major international airline operators. So whether you travel by bicycle, car, coach, train or plane, getting to Denmark from where you are should be easy! Here's VisitDenmark's guide to getting to Denmark.

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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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    Do you think Denmark is expensive? It doesn't have to be! Denmark can actually be a cheap vacation destination, perfect for budget travel. It's a small country, easy and quick to get around by bike or public transportation. Many of Denmark's most famous attractions and landmarks are free. There are lots of free events and Denmark's beaches and national parks are all free to enjoy all year round. Worried about expensive restaurants and places to stay? Don't be! There are many cheap hotels, cheap restaurants and ways to spend less money on food and accommodation in Denmark.

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    Come and shop in Denmark, one of the hottest design nations on the planet. From a rich design history, led by legends such as Arne Jacobsen and Hans J. Wegner, Denmark’s design sector has grown into a world-leader. From homeware to fashion, Denmark is an incredible place to pick up unique, cutting-edge products or to find that perfect Scandinavian gift. Beautiful shopping streets await in cities across the country, offering international and Danish brands. So pack your shopping bags and don’t forget your wallet!

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    There are many different ways to enjoy Denmark, depending on your interest. Are you looking for a romantic weekend break to Copenhagen? Thinking of a blissful break around Denmark's countryside by bike? Or maybe you're ready for some family fun at Denmark's fantastic theme parks. Plan the vacation in Denmark that's just right for you with the help of all of VisitDenmark's inspirational content, gathered in this handy guide.

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    We've picked 50 of Denmark's most shareable places to help you plan where to go and what to share from your travels in Denmark. Here you'll find Danish sights worth sharing and great shots taken by others around Denmark. So pick your destination below, put Denmark's most shareable places on your list of things to see and then get sharing.

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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.