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    Browse a brief history of Denmark's capital city.

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    Aalborg is a multi-faceted city full of contrasts. A city with a lust for life and all of its pleasures. It’s also grand on a manageable scale with all the major city attractions within easy distance.

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    Wintercamping wird in Dänemark immer populärer, und entsprechend steigt die Anzahl an Ganzjahres-Campingplätzen. In einem der modernen kälteisolierten Campingwagen oder in einer Campinghütte kann man das Campingleben das ganze Jahr über genießen. Die so genannten „Hytter“, kleine gemütliche Holzhäuschen für zwei bis sechs Personen, sind oft sogar mit Küchenzeile und Bad zu mieten.

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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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    Camperbezitters die in Denemarken gebruik maken van de veerdiensten van rederij Færgen zijn voortaan goedkoper uit. De genoemde rederij, die een groot aantal belangrijke veerdiensten onderhoudt, heeft een andere definitie voor campers opgesteld. Deze houdt in dat voor campers die meer dan 3.500 kg wegen niet meer dezelfde prijs betaald hoeft te worden als voor een bus of vrachtwagen. Hierdoor wordt het voor een flink aantal camperbezitters goedkoper om overtochten in Denemarken te maken.

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    The Viking life The everyday life of a Viking was all about obtaining food and shelter. This was no different for the children who worked and did not go to school. Everything that a child needed to know it learned by doing as the adults did. The Vikings were farmers and traders and the women took care of the household. The traveler Ibn Fadlan has explained that the Vikings traded like normal merchants, but tales from Christian monks explain how Vikings stole, plundered and captured people to use as slaves.

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    New York October 24, 2011 - Do you know ’schmorrebroud’?!?!! The favorite lunch of the Danes is indeed challenging to pronounce, but it sure is delicious. The grandiose open face sandwich with a base of healthy rye bread and all sorts of goodies on top is a Danish classic. Now you can learn more about the culture behind this increasingly popular food - right from your iPhone.

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    We have all tried it. Sitting in a meeting and almost falling asleep. Using scents in meetings can help you create a better climate in the meeting room and energize your meeting participants.

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    Skagen is one of the most idyllic towns of Denmark

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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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    Viking fun and games Playing is fun. But playing is also an educational experience and can be used to better yourself. In the Viking age playing was not only for children but also adults played with each other. In old Nordic sagas it is described how men used jumping-games, throwing-games and running-games. Games and playing was their way of practicing before going to war and could therefore mean the difference between life and death.

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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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    The Viking Sword The king slowly works his way through the crowd and into the lake. When the water hits his knees, the king stops, places his sword above his head and greets the gods. He then throws the sword deep into the lake where it instantly disappears. When the offering is over, everybody returns to the King's hall and the festivities can begin.

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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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    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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    VisitDenmark “Win a Trip to Copenhagen & Skagen” Sweepstakes Official Rules The VisitDenmark “Win a Trip to Copenhagen & Skagen” Sweepstakes is intended for participation only in the United States shall be construed according to, and governed exclusively by, United States. Do not participate in the Sweepstakes unless you meet the eligibility requirements set forth below and are physically located in the United States at the time of entry. OFFICIAL RULES - NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHEREVER PROHIBITED.

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    #ValidateYourLove ! Denmark Celebrates 25 Years of Same Sex Love and Launches Contest to Marry in Copenhagen during Eurovision Song Contest American couples can enter for a chance to win a trip to get married in Copenhagen during the Eurovision Song Contest as Denmark celebrates 25 years of same-sex civil union as the first country in the World

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    Christmas in Denmark is a magical time. As the weather cools down, the festive spirit heats up. Christmas in Denmark is full of tradition, food, entertainment and good company. It is the time of year when the Danes really focus on spending quality time with family, friends - and even strangers! Here's a great guide to Christmas in Denmark, packed with ideas, events, bakground information and suggestions for making your Denmark Christmas break memorable. Learn more about Christmas markets, concerts, shopping, Danish Christmas food and traditions.

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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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    Today, Lonely Planet announced its annual list of must-see destinations in Europe. On the list is 'Viking Denmark'; a set of destinations and places of interest within Denmark linked to the ancient explorers who lived there a thousand years ago. 

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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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    Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) Launches First Ever Direct Flight from SFO to Copenhagen Starting Today

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    “If World Domination were determined by Herring Consumption, We Would Rule the Planet” Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden Launch New “Nordic Cool” Tourism Campaign Spotlighting all Things Uniquely Scandinavian

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    Copenhagen’s culture month, Wondercool, which runs through February, lets you explore the lesser-known Copenhagen, celebrate New Nordic cuisine, listen to music in basement car parks, take a ‘behind the scenes’ look at architecture and enjoy MAD Mondays.

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    Copenhagen’s culture month, Wondercool, which runs through February, lets you explore the lesser-known Copenhagen, celebrate New Nordic cuisine, listen to music in basement car parks, take a ‘behind the scenes’ look at architecture and enjoy MAD Mondays.

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    Scandinavia’s Gourmet Capital Continues to Influence the Global Culinary Landscape through New Restaurants and Star-Powered Chefs

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    Air traffic on international flights to Aalborg in North Jutland is on the rise resulting in a major expansion of Aalborg Airport. 

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    Copenhagen has been awarded the EU Commission’s prestigious European Green Capital Award for 2014.

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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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    Special familiarization offer  Get to know Copenhagen - a wonderful city break destination – all year round. The best way of selling and promoting a destination is by experiencing it yourself. This offer gives you an excellent opportunity to find out why Copenhagen is one of the most beautiful and charming cities in the world and a perfect city break destination for your clients. The Copenhagen package always includes the following:

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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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    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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    One of the most renowned Danish architects at the moment Bjarke Ingels (Bjarke Ingels Group or BIG) is also behind some of the most prominent recent buildings in Copenhagen, in the Ørestad city and in  Helsingor with the brand new and praised Maritime Museum right next to famed Kronborg castle. Recently Bjarke Ingels is also making his distinct mark on New York with his West Side Pyramid residential buildings and future redesign of downtown Manhattan.

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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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    VisitDenmarks koordinationsopgave gælder alene for væsentlige aktiviteter relateret til international branding og markedsføring af dansk turisme.

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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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    Eurovision Island is a doorway into Denmark, a jump-off point for the entire kingdom. Within three hours of Copenhagen are a wealth of royal castles, national parks and unique Danish attractions such as LEGOLAND. The Viking rune stones at Jelling, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, are also just a few short hours from Denmark's capital. So take a night or two away from Copenhagen and enjoy the best of Denmark.

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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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    May this list of Denmark's World Heritage Sites guide you to what to see in Denmark! You can start your tour of Denmark at Kronborg Castle, the home of Shakespeare's Hamlet, only an hour north of Copenhagen. Next on the list, Stevns Klint, one of Denmark's newest World Heritage Sites although it is 65 million years old! You could also stop to see the last resting place of Denmark's Monarchy at Roskilde Cathedral before visiting the historic rune stones of Jelling. Finish your trip relaxing at the Wadden Sea National Park - a UNESCO World Heritage Site since last weekend!

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    Enjoy all different kinds of movies at movie festivals in Danish cities such as Copenhagen, Odense and Aarhus. As well as the big international festivals in cinema and documentary, you can also sample more specific movies at events such as the Jewish Movie Festival and Mix Copenhagen; one of the oldest LGBT Movie Festivals in the world. 

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    How much food is it physically possible to heap on top of a slice of rye bread? At Copenhagen's smørrebrød restaurants you'll find out! Smørrebrød comes in hundreds of varieties including veggie options, fish, pate or meat. And just for reference, you don't fill a smørrebrød open sandwich, you decorate it! Sample the best Copenhagen's smørrebrød artists have to offer with this guide.

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    Visit some of Denmark's picturesque small towns and take a stroll through centuries of Danish vivid history. Each town has a unique warmth and special atmosphere, away from the noise of everyday life. Ribe, Denmark's oldest town, was recently voted Europe's Best Small Destination. Skagen is a hugely popular seaside town in the North, which has drawn artists and the like for hundreds of years.

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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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    The new 2012 edition of the Michelin Guide has awarded Copenhagen restaurants a total of 14 stars reaffirming Copenhagen’s position as the culinary frontrunner and ‘hot-spot’ food destination of Europe. Earning more stars than any other Scandinavian city, Copenhagen’s recognition also eclipses European cities including Hamburg, Amsterdam and Rome. 

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    VisitDenmark  “Validate Your Love in Copenhagen” Contest OFFICIAL RULES OFFICIAL RULES - NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHEREVER PROHIBITED.   

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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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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.