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    The gastronomic destination, and home of the World’s Best Restaurant, continues to thrive

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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Turn back the clock, and forget the hustle and bustle of life, at one of Denmark's traditional seaside hotels. There's nothing quite like the laid-back atmosphere and old-world charm of Denmark's beach hotels, dotted around Denmark's beautiful coast. Many of Denmark's beach hotels (badehoteller) have top-of-the-range spa and wellness facilities. At others, it's all about good food, great views and nothing but relaxation. Only some of them are open all year round, so make sure you check before you book a refreshing winter break!

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    The whole of Denmark gets into the festive spirit this time of year. Towns and cities around Denmark, such as Aarhus and Odense, are ablaze with Christmas lights and good cheer. Christmas markets, exhibitions, music in the streets; Christmas in Denmark is truly magical.

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    Fall is a special time in Denmark. Because of its four distinct seasons, Denmark goes through a transformation this time of year that can be seen not only in nature but also in the types of events on offer.  Fall is also a great excuse for "hygge", that hard to define Danish concept that roughly translates into spending quality time with friends and family. Here's a listings to some of the many events on offer in Denmark this fall.

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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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    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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    BBC Lifestyle brings the very best of Nordic Food into your home this summer, with four Nordic Cookery programmes that digs into the delicious traditional Danish foods. TV chef Tareq Taylor is the man behind this tasty tour of the best regional Danish dishes and as a added bonus you will get to know four of Denmark’s distinct regions along the way. During the series, Tareq explores South-West Jutland, the Limfjord, North Jutland and East Denmark, cooking with locals, enjoying the great outdoors and trying the exceptional local produce along across Denmark.

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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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    If you have seen the Little Mermaid, taken a Hans Christian Andersen tour and would like to try something a little different? Consider some of these weird and wonderful things to do in Denmark and you will get to see Denmark from a whole new perspective! Dive with sharks, get lost in a crowd of Santa Clauses and hike up one of Europe's biggest sand dunes. Denmark has it all! Plan a unique vacation in Denmark with this guide.

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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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    Did you know that many of Denmark's biggest and best attractions are completely free? Major attractions, like Nyhavn and The Little Mermaid are free and you can easily walk or bike between them. Sightseeing in openhagen is easy and can be very cheap. Famous landmarks around Denmark, such as Møns Klint and the buried lighthouse at Rubjerg Knude, are also completely free to enjoy. Here are our top pick of Denmark's best free attractions.

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 has a lot of fantastic hotels, but how about staying somewhere really weird and wonderful on your next visit to Denmark? How about spending the night in a prison hotel or a week in a Stone Age village? If you like to stay close to the sea you can even stay in a lighthouse! This guide to unusual places to stay in Denmark has some great ideas for different budgets, including boat hotels in Copenhagen harbour, making your vacation in Denmark truly unique. 

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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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    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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    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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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.