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    Copenhagen is ready to show you a good time! At the weekends, the city is a hive of activity until the early hours of the morning with bars, clubs and pubs open late. Below are some nightlife highlights, listing great spots for a night out in the city centre and Copenhagen’s coolest districts.

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    A day trip from Copenhagen, the Danish Jews’ route to safety in 1943 can be traced along the coast of Denmark through the small fishing villages from there the Jews were ferried across the Strait to Sweden.

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    Inspired by the recent Nordic food trend? It can be hard to get a table at noma, but you can bring Nordic flavour and the essence of seasonal Scandinavian food into your home, with this easy recipe for barley and mussels. Enjoy!

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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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    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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    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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    Follow this easily accessible route around the country and piece together the Viking history of Denmark.

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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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    Discover your Danish heritage If your ancestors originally came from Denmark visiting the country of your ethnic roots could very well be the trip of your life. Whether you know a little or a lot about your Danish ancestor or ancestors, this page is designed to give help you trace your Danish roots, and you a good impression of what life was like for your relative – and perhaps even inspire you to make the trip to the Old Country yourself. Visit Denmark and walk in the footsteps of your ancestors.

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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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    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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    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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    New Year's Eve in Denmark is one big party! Many Danes see in the new year with friends and it's not uncommon to see fireworks whizzing around on the streets! At 6pm, people gather by the TV to hear the Queen's New Year's speech. After that, it's out with the old and in with the new! Copenhagen is a great place to experience New Year's Eve. Find out why here.

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    Denmark is the historical and spiritual home of the Viking. Danish ancestors explored, settled, traded and plundered far and wide across the world during the period of history known as the Viking age. Once feared in Europe for their raiding and pillaging, today's Vikings are a peaceful bunch who have long since traded in their long ships for bicycles.

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    Explore our inspiring feature stories from Denmark Meet the Vikings, go island hopping on some of Denmark's more than 400 islands, taste the New Nordic kitchen, learn more about the Danish bicycle culture, or read about the Danish way of organizing MINDblowing meetings.

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    Funen is known as the garden isle of Denmark. The island is characterized by its gently rolling hills, orchards, hedgerows and thatched, half-timbered farmhouses. The city of Odense, the largest city on Funen, is the birthplace of Hans Christian Andersen, one of Denmark’s most loved authors.

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    Culture vultures will be well satisfied by Copenhagen’s many eye-opening offerings. The compact city is full of galleries, theatres, dance performances, film and live music venues. All are easily reached on foot, by bike or by public transport.

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    Tivoli is more than just a fairground. It’s a cultural wonderland and historical gem right at the heart of Copenhagen. So buckle up and prepare for a unique mix of big thrills and traditional Danish culture.

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    Denmark has produced many award-winning movie over the years. Here's VisitDenmarks' pick of the best!

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    This region offers you some of the oldest towns in the country. Visit Kolding with its impressive castle ruins, the Viking town of Ribe or Christiansfeld, set to be a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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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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    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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    Thousands of years of history are waiting to be explored on Funen, an island packed with manor houses and castles. Be inspired by the place that has inspired painters for generations and gave the world Hans Christian Andersen.

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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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    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 is perfect for budget travel. The country is full of cheap and free experiences for every taste. Most places operate with free admission so it’s not just the beaches and urban areas that are free to enjoy. So if you want to take a budget trip to Denmark, here you’ll find inspiration for travelling on the cheap, including cheap dining and cheap accommodation. Do Denmark for less!

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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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    If the thought of experiencing a capital city on two wheels scares you, Copenhagen will soon change your mind. The city is built for cyclists and you’ll see more bikes than cars in the city centre. A third of Copenhageners commute to work by bicycle and it’s not unusual to see people in suits, heels and skirts effortlessly pedalling past.

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    Are you a Dane? In the Census 2000, approximately 1.5 million Americans listed themselves as having Danish ancestry. In this article, you can read more about how the ‘Danish-Americans’ came to be.

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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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    House of Green, Denmark’s first interactive visitors’ and exhibition centre for green solutions, was inaugurated in Copenhagen on September 5.

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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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    #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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Don't worry if you haven't had time to plan that big surprise for Valentine's Day! Copenhagen is a cozy and romantic getaway at any time of the year. Here are some ideas to help you get to know Copenhagen's romantic side on a city break with that someone special.

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    Use your head! Even though you’re not required to use a helmet in Denmark, it’s always a good idea to cycle with one, especially if you are on a cycling holiday with children. Though Denmark is one of the safest places to cycle in, the last thing you want is to finish your holiday with a concussion or worse. 

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    The Marguerite Route is a country-wide scenic route that takes you past more than 200 of Denmark's top attractions and through some of the country's most picturesque scenery. So head out by car or by bike and experience the very best Denmark has to offer.

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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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    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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    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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    Denmark’s best kept secret… until now? Danish pastries aren’t really Danish!

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    Ce guide, réalisé en collaboration avec L'Agence Nature Danoise, vous emmène à 20 des meilleurs lieux au Danemark. Alors qu'attendez-vous? Sortez en plein air du Danemark!

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    Your local contacts Please do not hesitate to contact your local representative if you have any questions regarding the event.  Germany/Austria/Switzerland/Poland:  VisitDenmark, 2 Glockengiesserwall, D - 20095 Hamburg Stefanie Biese, sb@visitdenmark.com     

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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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    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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    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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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.