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

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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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    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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    Got to have Sarah Lund’s sweater? But which one? From the black and white Faroese jumper that made her famous to her later red numbers, Sarah Lund has showcased Danish fashion across the world. Here's how you can dress like Sarah Lund...

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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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    Press releaseMay 24, 2012 Copenhagen Shares the Bike Love  

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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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    In an age of all you can eat, all year round, Danish chefs are leading the way in a new wave of gourmet thinking. Slow food over fast food and locally-sourced produce over food shipped from every corner of the planet. That’s the essence of New Nordic cuisine, a sustainable, healthy and delicious trend that has taken Scandinavia by storm.

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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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    South Jutland is a historical treasure trove, with well-preserved ancient towns, castles, cathedrals and a multitude of exciting museums.

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    The Danish monarchy is a popular institution in Denmark and is one of the oldest in the world. The current monarch, Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II, can trace her lineage back to the first Viking kings of Denmark over 1000 years ago. Denmark is a wonderful place to experience royal traditions, monuments, palaces and celebrations.

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    The Danes love good food and drink all year round, but especially during the festive season. Aside from the much-anticipated Christmas Eve dinner, Danes spend the run up to and after Christmas enjoying festive lunches and dinners with friends, colleagues and family. Many of Denmark's Christmas traditions are centred around a table full of delicious food and chairs full of great company.

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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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    Danish fashion design is a rapidly growing scene with new names blazing trails around the globe. Copenhagen Fashion Festival happens twice a year and here you’ll see the new collections of the most talented designers Denmark has to offer. You’ll find Danish labels on high streets all over the world and here are some successful names to keep your eyes open for, in Denmark and abroad.

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    Denmark is a country steeped in Christmas traditions, from the well-known to the quirky. Here's a quick overview of some of the more well-practiced customs.

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    Crime dramas are something of a Danish speciality. Not only has Denmark brought the world The Killing and Borgen, but it's also responsible for five other Emmy-winning drama series, many of which are Scandinavian crime dramas. Here's a guide to the best Danish drama out there right now...

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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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    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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    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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    Rich in Viking heritage and a favourite hang-out of Danish painters, North Jutland's cultural and historical offerings are many. Take time out from the beach to explore the region's artistic and historical traditions.

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    North Jutland, Denmark's most dynamic natural area, offers many wonderful natural playgrounds to explore.

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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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    The towns of Northern Denmark have inspired artists and industrialists alike over the centuries. They are fascinating places to visit and are interspersed with many popular holiday spots.

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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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    As critics go wild over New Nordic Cuisine, chefs are reaching out to the man on the street with novel ideas. Ever tried Asian food with a Nordic twist? Welcome to New Nordic 2.0

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    Denmark is a country made for cyclists. The country is criss-crossed by over 12,000km of sign-posted cycle routes, taking you through gentle terrain and inspirational nature. There are short distances between sites and amenities and lots of opportunities to stop off and recharge your batteries.

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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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    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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    Skagen is one of the most idyllic towns of Denmark

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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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    An ancient land, East Jutland sweeps you back through history, from Viking sights to 400 years BC, with the grizzly body of The Tollund Man in Silkeborg.

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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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    As Denmark’s historic borderland, South Jutland is rich in opposing histories and unique culture. The region shares a dramatic past with its German neighbours and seeing it has been both owned by Denmark and Germany, the area is full of diverse, historical sites. The landscape in South Jutland is a gentle, open land, bordered by Little Belt beaches to the east and the Wadden Sea National Park to the west.

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    If you are looking for a holiday in the wild outdoors of dunes, heathlands and wind-blown beaches under open sky, West Jutland is for you. Take a break from the wind in West Jutland’s beautiful inland areas, with large forest plantations and fields, also home to the original LEGOLAND®.

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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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    Yes, noma is one of the world’s best restaurants, but you’ll find the world’s best chef (2011) slaving away in another world-class Copenhagen eatery.

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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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    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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    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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    Moen's Klint, to the south of Zealand, is one of Denmark's most beautiful nature experiences. The light chalk cliff rises more than 100 meters vertically towards the sky and make a dramatic end to the otherwise soft landscape of Moen.

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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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    In the tragic story of the Nazis and the Jews, the rescue of the Danish Jews can be seen as a rare ray of sunshine. Thanks to the help of many ordinary Danes, almost all of Denmark’s Jews survived World War II. Today, in and around Copenhagen, you can walk in the footsteps of the escaping Jews, and learn more about the dramatic days and nights of September and October 1943.

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    Borgen is the award-winning Danish political thriller that everyone is talking about! Set in and around the Danish Parliament, the series follow the lives and careers of fictional Danish Prime minister Birgitte Nyborg, her political colleagues – and enemies.

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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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    The history of the Jews in Denmark is over 400 years long. Some families arrived from Hamburg and Amsterdam as early as the 1620s. Others set out from Eastern Europe in the 1920s – heading for the United States and the American dream, they ended up in Copenhagen because they did not have enough money to complete their journey.

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    The Christmas tree is central to the Danish way of celebrating the festive season.

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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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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.