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    Denmark can be an expensive place to travel. But it doesn't have to be! As well as cheap ways to travel Denmark, budget accommodation and cheap restaurants, there are a myriad of fun things to do which are completely free. Here's our t'op pick of 5 free things to do 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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    Did you know that many of Denmark's biggest and best attractions are completely free? Major attractions, like Nyhavn and The Little Mermaid are free and you can easily walk or bike between them. Sightseeing in openhagen is easy and can be very cheap. Famous landmarks around Denmark, such as Møns Klint and the buried lighthouse at Rubjerg Knude, are also completely free to enjoy. Here are our top pick of Denmark's best free attractions.

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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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    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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    Danish design is known the world over and Denmark has been a leading nation in the design field for decades. From Danish furniture to Danish fashion and Danish toys, Denmark continues to produce world-renowned design classics. Starting in the 1950s with design legends such as Arne Jacobsen and Hans Wegner, the Danish design tradition has developed into a strong international brand. Scandinavian, and in particular Danish design has become synonymous with timeless style. So if you like interior design, furniture and fashion, you’ll love Denmark!

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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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    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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    LEGO® is known and loved by children and adults throughout the world, thanks to its ingenious simplicity and the endless imaginative possibilities. In the year 2000, LEGO® was named Toy of the Century by both Fortune Magazine in the US and the Association of British Toy Dealers. Here are some things you may not know about the world’s favourite toy.

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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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    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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    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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    Step back in time on islands without cars... or dogs!

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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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    Come and be charmed by Copenhagen, Northern Europe’s cosiest capital, packed with cafés, shops and the best restaurants in Scandinavia. From the winding streets of the beautiful old town and grand royal palaces to the city’s cutting-edge buildings and attractions, Copenhagen is the perfect blend of old world and new. Hop on a bike or stroll the city on foot and take in its laid-back atmosphere and effortless sense of style. Read on for sightseeing inspiration, help finding restaurants in Copenhagen and to make Copenhagen hotel bookings.

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    Copenhagen is a great city to explore with children. It’s not too big, it’s relaxed and many attractions and services offer that little bit extra for kids. Here are some tips and inspiration to help you plan a family break to the fun-filled Danish capital.

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    Are you ready for a typically Danish holiday experience? There are around 40,000 holiday homes for rent in Denmark. They tend to be located in picturesque areas, often near inland water or the coast and are decorated with individual, Danish style. They are an extremely popular holiday form amongst Danes.

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    Do you have a question for VisitDenmark? We're ready to answer your questions and to help put you on the right path to information and inspiration on Denmark as a holiday destination. So please feel free to contact us!

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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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    Denmark’s biggest and oldest national park lies on the North West Coast of Jutland. Thy National Park is over 200km² in size and it offers you a dramatic landscape shaped by the sea. Much of it is covered with large areas of windswept dunes and sandy grassland.

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    The Wadden Sea National Park is Denmark's largest and newest national park. It's also a UNESCO World Heritage Site because of its enormous ecological importance as the world's largest unbroken system of intertidal sand and mud flats. Head here for unbeatable birdwatching!

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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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    In Denmark you're never more than 50km from the coast, so it's no wonder the Danes love making a splash. From wild water parks to beautiful beaches, there's no excuse not to get wet in Denmark this summer - or all year round if you're a viking! Here's VisitDenmark's guide to some of the best Danish aqua parks.

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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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    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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    Denmark is a family vacation haven. It’s an incredibly safe and relaxed country and there’s never far to the next great experience, be it fun, challenging or full of things to learn. All across the country you’ll find a wide variety of family-friendly accommodation, accessible restaurants, efficient services and welcoming staff. From world-renowned attractions such as Tivoli and Legoland, to unique experiences, such as ghostly tours of castle dungeons or a week in a prairie wagon, Denmark has something for the whole family.

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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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    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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    The western part of Sealand is packed with Viking experiences. The area has great outdoor attractions with genuine Viking heritage, including a Viking-age fortress and the beautiful Åmosen Nature Reserve.

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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 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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    You’ve seen The Little Mermaid, spent an unforgettable night in Tivoli and had your picture taken with the royal guards at Amalienborg Palace. Now it’s time to explore the hidden gems of the city. With this guide to Copenhagen’s best-kept secrets, head off the beaten track and truly experience the heart of the city.

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    Visit two very unique holiday islands, Samsø (Samsoe) and Anholt in the Kattegat - the stretch of water between Jutland and Zealand and north of Funen (Fyn). See Denmark's so-called desert on Anholt, or the dramatic effects of glaciation on Samsø.

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    Copenhagen is the home of world-famous Danish design brands. It's a great place to pick up unique design products, Scandinavian and international fashion and that extra special gift.

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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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    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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    Denmark is a small country with an enormous passion for design. It’s produced many internationally-renowned designers, landmarks and products. Here's a quick list of the biggest and best!

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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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    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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    A richly diverse natural landscape, only a short trip from Aarhus, is waiting in East Jutland. Parkland, lakeland, fjords and forests - this region really does have it all!

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    A super way to experience Denmark’s nature is to hire a ranger, or guide, to tell you about interesting things along the way. Find out more about this service at your local tourist office or at the visitors centres located in Denmark’s national parks.  Further reading Read more about Natural adventures in Denmark. Read more about Cycling in Denmark.

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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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    See the best of old and new architecture side-by-side in perfect harmony in the City of Spires.

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    Feel the power of the North Sea on West Jutland’s wind-swept beaches. Take in the vast Wadden Sea National Park, a haven for birds and wildlife.

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    Lose yourself in the rolling heathlands of Djursland’s National Park Spend an exciting weekend in Aarhus, Denmark’s second city Cycle or hike the many, varied trails of The Lake District Go green on Samsø island, home of some of Denmark’s best produce Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Jelling with its ancient runic stones and church. Further reading Read more about East Jutland.

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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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    Press releaseMay 24, 2012 Copenhagen Shares the Bike Love  

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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.