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    As winter begins to rear its head in Denmark, the country explodes with Christmas markets. Enjoy a spot of present shopping, sample seasonal delicacies such as gløgg and æblekager or simply soak up the festive spirit in cozy surroundings.

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    As winter begins to rear its head in Denmark, the country explodes with Christmas markets. Enjoy a spot of present shopping, sample seasonal delicacies such as gløgg and æbleskiver or simply soak up the festive spirit in cozy surroundings.

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    No matter where you go in Denmark, you are not far from Viking history. The country is scattered with Viking burial sites, fortresses, and indoor and outdoor museums. Here you can read more about the various Viking sites in Denmark to help plan your next Viking raid!

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    Aalborg and the surrounding area is packed with Viking heritage, Viking sites and Viking experiences. From burial sites and reconstructed dwellings to museums, Aalborg is a great destination for the Viking enthusiast.

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    Show your kids the whole universe in Copenhagen - from planetariums to the jewels of princes and princesses, Copenhagen has a treasure trove of experiences for children.

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    Copenhagen is rich in history. The Danish capital was officially founded in 1167 by Bishop Absalon, but research suggest that the location was inhabited already in the late Viking age. Copenhagen was a busy and strategically important merchant city throughout the medieval period where it controlled much of the lucrative trade and traffic to and from the Baltic Sea.

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    Whether your in the market for Viking replica outfits or jewelry, or you just want to immerse yourself in a bit of Danish history, Viking markets are perfect places to visit.

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    Walk on the wild side in zoos, wildlife and safari parks across Denmark. See Siku, Denmark's adorable polar bear cub or wonder at the new elephant house at Copenhagen Zoo. Just remember to take your little monkeys with you!

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    Denmark is famous around the world as a proud Viking land. There are many places in the country where you can not only visit Viking ruins and monuments, but also take part in thrilling Viking events and re-enactments. So grab a helment and prepare for battle!

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    Denmark is a music festival nation. The Danes love live music, both indoors and outdoors, and the year is rammed with musical events ranging from the small to massive, covering such diverse styles as jazz, heavy metal, classical and electronica. Here is a comprehensive guide to music festival Denmark in 2013.

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    Come experience Danish maritime culture this year. In a country surrounded by seas, there's plenty of maritime events throughout the year to suit everyone. From tall ship races to herring fishing competitions and harbour festivals - get your water kicks in Denmark in 2013!

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    If you want to drink a coffee with like-minded people, chat with your friends over a cocktail or two or simply party into the early hours, Denmark has plenty of venues and events that cater just for you. Here's a guide to some of the best LGBT cafés, bars and nightclubs in Denmark.

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    Copenhagen is full of festivals throughout the year. Music, film, food, art, comedy - the Danish capital has an event for everyone. Here's a selection of great festivals taking place in Copenhagen this year.

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    Ribe is not only Denmark’s but also Scandinavia's oldest town. Ribe's Viking history can be traced back to around 710 AD, when it was a thriving market place by the Ribe River. Ribe grew throughout the Viking Age to become a bustling city with international trade connections attracting craftsmen and traders from across the world. Excavations in and around Ribe have recovered numerous unique archaeological remnants from this period.

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    Jelling is located in East Jutland and boasts some of Europe’s most prominent Viking Age monuments, included in the UNESCO World Heritage list. Jelling is a perfect place to learn about Viking royalty and Viking life.

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    There are a number of LGBT events held in Denmark each year, including the annual Copenhagen Pride Week festival that culminates in the extravagant Pride parade. Here's a guide to some of the best gay and lesbian events in Denmark.

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    Denmark has a wide variety of world-class museums and there is something for all ages and interests. Whether you like history, art, nature or science, there's a museum for you. Here's a list of some of the more popular Danish museum attractions to get you started.

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    Copenhagen has a vibrant and active music scene, with everything from rock to jazz to electronica to classical. Apart from a wealth of regular live shows by national and international performers, the capital is also home to many diverse and exciting music festivals throughout the year. Here is a guide to some of the best music festivals Copenhagen has on offer for 2013.

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    Fall in Denmark is the perfect time to engross yourself in art! There are many art events in Denmark and art exhibitions showing famous international names and greats of the Danish tradition. Find out what's on in Denmark with this guide. 

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    Bring your family to a truly Danish experience; a summerland (sommerland) theme park. Open only in the summer, these mega-popular amusement parks are found all across the country. Here's a selection of Denmark's most popular places to get your family's pulses racing!

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    Bring your family to Denmark and live out your wildest Viking fantasies with your loved ones. Learn about the history of the Nordic raiders through play and interactive events that are fun for all ages. Here's a guide to Viking fun for your family.

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    East Sealand is rich in Viking history and the relative short distances means that you can fit in many Viking destinations in one day. From genuine Viking ship exhibitions to outdoor museums, East Sealand has everything to satisfy your Viking craving.

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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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    The Vikings were more than simply a raiding and pillaging people. They had highly developed social, religious and commercial structures and were just as adept at farming as raiding. Through on-going archaeological research, we're uncovering more and more about the lives behind the myths. Re-discovered jewellery, handicrafts, weapons, clothes and long-ships all help fill the gaps in our knowledge of the Norsemen. Here's a guide to experiences in Denmark where you can learn more about the Viking people and their ways.

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    Boutique hotels are all about individuality and relaxation in style. As one of the world’s most renowned design nations, you’ll find Denmark full of design hotels where everything, from the wallpaper down to the rug beneath your feet, is handpicked to create a certain aesthetic. From luxury boutique hotels furnished with classic Danish design to smaller hotels with eye-catching interiors and unique character, you can truly treat yourself to a hotel stay to remember in Denmark.

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    Shopping, sightseeing, eating, partying... you can do it all in 48 hours in Copenhagen. The Danish capital is a fantastic city for a short break. It is relatively small with excellent public transport, so you can cover most of the attractions and diverse neighbourhoods of the capital over a weekend. Here's a guide to getting the most out of 48 hours in Copenhagen.

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    Denmark's world-famous philosopher Søren Kierkegaard would have been 200 years old the 5th of May 2013. The celebration of his 200th birthday will be celebrated with a broad program in Copenhagen through art e

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    Denmark is full of exciting national and international sports events throughout the year, and fall is no different. Kite surfing, marathons, rally and volleyball are but some of the sports events you can enjoy in Denmark this time of year. Here's VisitDenmark's guide to fall sports events in 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 fast becoming an international food hotspot, with award-winning chefs, award-winning restaurants and of course the famous smørrebrød. But there's more to Nordic cuisine than fancy eateries. Denmark is host to numerous food festivals throughout the year, covering everything from organic produce to fresh seafood. Here's a guide to some of the food festivals you can experience in Denmark in 2013.

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    Experience the magic of a Scandinavian Christmas with the help of our guide on things to do in Denmark over the festive season. It's not just Christmas events and activities waiting for you in Denmark over the Christmas period. Many of Denmark's most-visited attractions are open and ready to welcome you in from the cold.

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    Denmark has some of the most beautiful beaches in Europe. Fine white sand, huge dunes, refreshing water and pristine nature sums up the Danish beaches. And in Denmark, you’re never more than 50km from the coast, which means there’s a beach for everyone, wherever you are. Here is a guide to some of the best Danish beaches.

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    It can be hard to explain the Danish word "hygge" (sounds a bit like “hooga”). Roughly it translates to coziness, but that definition doesn’t quite cover it. Hygge is so much more and always involves creating a nice, warm atmosphere and enjoying the good things in life with good people around you. 

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    We all prefer blue skies and sunny weather for our vacation, but we'll be honest with you; rainy days do occur in Copenhagen. But even if you happen to catch Copenhagen on a wet day, there’s still plenty to do while seeking cover from the drizzle. Alongside the Danish capital's more than 90 museums, here are some ideas on how to make the most of a rainy day in Copenhagen. 

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    The glitz and glamour of the world's favourite song contest arrives in Denmark this spring, bringing with it a host of exciting events before and after. Let the music take you at some of Northern Europe's biggest music festivals, including Roskilde and Northside Festival, throughout 2014. Denmark also hosts a lot of sporting events, among them Denmark's new European Golf Tour tournament, Made in Denmark. Get ready for a big year of events in Denmark!

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    It's easy to feel fabulous in Denmark! Around Denmark's more than 4.350 miles of coastline you'll find traditional coastal spa hotels (Badehoteller) where quaint decor and old Danish charm meet modern wellness facilities. A number of these can be enjoyed all year round, as can Denmark's fantastic range of modern spa and wellness retreats, listed in this guide.

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    Take your pick of Denmark's 20 most-visited attractions, a fascinating mix of museums, amusement parks and historical sites.

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    There's a wealth of interesting and engaging exhibitions throughout Denmark this time of year. From comprehensive Viking exhibitions to fascinating World War 2 fortifications, Denmark has a wide selection of museum exhibitions to cater for all tastes. Here's VisitDenmark's guide to some of the best museum and exhibition visits in Denmark this fall.  

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    Danish nature is spectacular in the fall months. The leaves turn a golden yellow and everything in nature gets an autumnal hue. Why not go hiking in beautiful and dramatic countryside? Endless sand dunes, heathland and cliff walks; Denmark is at its bracing best in the fall. Head out with this guide to things to do outdoors in Denmark this fall.

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    Denmark was recently voted one of the world's best destinations for family vacation, and the country has plenty to keep your little ones entertained, inspired and stimulated. Bring your family to Denmark for your next fall break - your kids will love it!

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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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    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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    Employ music in your meeting and get a higher return on investment.

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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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    If you’re looking for a place to stay on a grander scale, then a Danish castle or manor house hotel is just for you. There are many spectacular castle and manor house hotels around Denmark. Treat yourself like royalty and stay in a prestigious and historic setting, with state-of-the-art amenities. Staying in a castle or manor house is the best of old and new Denmark in one holiday experience.

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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.