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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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    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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    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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    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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    A naturally produce-rich area. Tour the region's islands and farms to sample delicious Danish products.

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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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    The South of the region is dominated by the highest cliffs in the country, great places to get out exploring and walking. Everywhere affords you great views.

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    Absorb wonderful art, architecture and sea views at Louisiana, Denmark’s most popular modern art gallery Follow Shakespeare’s Hamlet to it setting, Kronborg Castle Relax in the cute fishing villages and beach areas of the North Sealand coast See the stunning Frederiksberg Castle, nestled on a lake  Visit the home of the late, great writer Karen Blixen Further reading Read more about North Zealand.

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    Marvel at Roskilde Cathedral, the dramatic resting place of Danish kings and queens Experience 1000 years of history at the Viking Ship Museum

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    Stride out on Denmark’s widest beach on the holiday island of Rømø See history come alive at the annual ring riding festival in Sønderborg, a medieval jousting sport enjoying a revival Experience the unbelievable Black Sun phenomenon at The Wadden Sea National Park Explore picturesque Ribe, Denmark’s oldest city Wander the historic streets of Christiansfeld, set to become a UNESCO World Heritage Site Further reading Read more about South Jutland.

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    The Kattegat Coast is dotted with many, mild-watered swimming beaches waiting for you to take a dip.

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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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    Wonder at Egeskov Castle, Europe's best preserved Renaissance moat castle Explore the cathedral city and birthplace of Hans Christian Andersen, Odense Go island hopping in the South Funen Archipelago Visit the quaint cobbled town of Ærøskøbing  Take a day trip to Faaborg, another lovely coastal town Further reading Read more about Funen.

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    Explore the hilly landscape covering West Zealand and the ancient burial mounds and other remnants of the past hidden there.

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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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    Stand in two seas at once at The Branch, Denmark’s northernmost point Uncover the intriguing buried church in the dunes south of Skagen Wander round the artistic seaside town of Skagen Go back in time at the Viking burial grounds, Lindholm Høje, near Aalborg Experience the bustling port city of Aalborg Further reading Read more about North Jutland.

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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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    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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    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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    From quaint harbour towns around the coast, to the historic city of Odense at its heart, Funen is a great place to tour and experience unique Danish culture.

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    Denmark’s Viking heritage centres and markets are popular attractions where history is brought back to life. Here families can taste Viking food and watch craftspeople and warriors in action.

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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’re spoilt for choice in South Jutland when it comes to calm, family-friendly beaches. There are many dotted along the Little Belt coast, the island of Als and the Kegnæs peninsula.

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    A great region for a taste tour, whether you have a sweet tooth or a desire for something more meaty.

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    South Jutland has some unique islands which are easy to visit from the mainland. Take the tractor bus over to Mandø or walk on some of Europe's widest beaches on Rømø.

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

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    A unique area of 55 islands in the Baltic and easily accessible from the islands of Funen and Zealand, this archipelago is popular with yachtsmen, watersports enthusiasts and anyone looking for their own quiet stretch of sand.

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    It's all about the produce! You can drop in to many, local farm shops around West Zealand, with a great selection of locally-produced fruit and vegetables. The area around Lammefjord is known for its delicate asparagus, carrots and potatoes. Further reading Read more about West Zealand. Read more about Danish food.

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    Sheltered from the elements and tucked away on the Great Belt, West Zealand's coast is a calm and relaxed part of the country, perfect for family beach time.

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    Lining the Great Belt Coast, West Zealand's islands offer diverse landscapes and interesting sites. All are easily accessible from Funen and Zealand.

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    An area surrounded by water and dotted with lakes and forests, North Zealand is a great area for a day out or a few days exploring the region's natural offerings.

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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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    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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    Denmark is one of the oldest monarchies in the world and its long legacy is perfectly preserved in its many fine castles, manor houses and gardens. Many are still used by the royal family today and most are open for you to explore, with exhibitions, museums, art collections and other events throughout the year.

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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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    Though a very small minority group, the Jewish people in Denmark have made significant contributions to the economic, political, cultural and scientific development of Denmark. And the rescue of the Jews during World War II is an important chapter in both Jewish and modern Danish history.

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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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    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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    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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