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    Bornholm's towns are within easy reach of one another and make for a nice network of visits. Cycle or drive between quaint country towns and coastal harbours and try regional delicacies along the way!

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    A thousand years ago, the Vikings forced themselves onto the world stage and left an indelible mark on many parts of Europe. Denmark, their homeland, has been shaped by Viking culture and here are some of the places you can see this most strikingly.

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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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    The cathedral city of Roskilde sits at the heart of this region, with a glorious royal and Viking past. The rest of the region is dotted with lovely country towns, each with their own special reasons to visit.

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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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    South Zealand is a holiday-makers’ heaven, with an enormous number of sheltered, sandy beaches for you to choose from.

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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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    Both Baltic fortress and place of worship, Bornholm's round churches are fascinating windows back in time.

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    Visit an island with a strong artisan tradition and a number of fascinating Bronze Age sites.

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    Bornholm is most known for its exceptional smoked fish and its signature dish, Sun over Gudhjem. Other must-try foods include blue cheese, rye biscuits, rape oil and fat Bornholm roosters.

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    Who needs paper? Prepare your cycle route online before you leave and follow it on your mobile devices!

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    Denmark has a temperate climate, moderated by the warm Gulf Stream. Denmark has four distinct seasons of spring, summer, autumn and winter. The spring months of April and May are mild and the summer months of June, July and August are the hottest. Autumn runs from September to November and tends to be rainy and cloudy. The winter months of December to March are normally cold, with frost and snow.

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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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    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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    Get to know one of the world's coziest capital cities, where all the top sights and attractions are within walking or biking distance from each other! Explore parts of the city less travelled by visitors, such as the calm and chic Frederiksberg and architectural Amager and take in sights such as Hans Christian Andersen's grave in Nørrebro or The Little Mermaid on her rock near Østerbro.

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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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    There are many reasons why you can’t beat seeing Denmark from a bicycle and here are ten to get you going.

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    If you’re looking for a vacation in a wild outdoors of dunes, heathlands and wind-blown beaches under open sky, West Jutland is for you. The coast is a dramatic landscape, shaped by The North Sea. However, it’s not far to the milder, hilly area around the Limfjord, dotted with small straits, bays and inlets. Take a break from the wind at West Jutland’s beautiful inland areas, with large forest plantations and fields. West Jutland is home to one of Denmark’s national parks, The Wadden Sea.

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    Discover East Jutland's picturesque landscape and beautiful nature. Moving along the Marguerite route in East Jutland you will find yourself surrounded by picturesque nature and the feeling of "being away from it all" while visiting some of Denmark's historic places.

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    The island of Bornholm has uniquely contrasting landscapes. Head North for rugged coastal rock formations and South for endless stretches of white sand. Everywhere you'll find cycle and hiking routes and great sights.

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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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    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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    The top of Denmark is an island, split from mainland Jutland by the enormous Limfjord. In Skagen, to the north, it juts dramatically out into sea on all sides. Here you’ll find a very special light and more hours of sunshine than the rest of Denmark. The landscape is beautiful but harsh, with endless white beaches, sand dunes, cliffs, heathland and forests. Witness the bizarre sight of trees bending east from the sheer force of the prevailing wind or take a break from the wind around the sheltered straits, inlets and bays of the Limfjord.

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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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    You find fine sandy beaches, with calm waters suitable for swimming, all along the Great Belt coast and the southern stretch of the Little Belt.

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

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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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    South Jutland has some unique and popular holiday islands, which are easy to visit from the mainland. Take the tractor bus over to Mandø or walk on some of Europe's widest beaches on Rømø. Rømø and Mandø lie in the Wadden Sea National Park, Denmark's newest UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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    We all think we know the Vikings, from the stories of raiding and plundering to Norse mythology and those horned helmets. But how much of this is fact, and how much is myth?

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    Her er en del af de mange arkitekturperler, du kan opleve på en tur rundt i Danmark.

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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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    Funen offers lots of options for fun and exercise in the great outdoors, on land and on water.

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    From the hill tops of Funen, you can take in amazing views of the South Funen Archipelago and all the varied flora and fauna that covers the island. Known as the garden island, Funen is characterised by fields and pastures and has a wonderful relaxed feel.

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    The wide open expanses of South Jutland offer you a wealth of outdoor possibilities, on land, water and wheels.

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

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    Danish architecture have a long standing history and Danish architects have made their distinct mark not only in Denmark but around the world. When visiting Denmark you will be able to get up close to works from world famous architects like Jørn Utzon, Henning Larsen and Bjarke Ingels. You can also experience works from other international architects such as Daniel Libeskind and Norman Foster. More on the very best in Danish architecture here. 

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    Diverse, modern and fun, Aarhus is one of the happiest cities on Earth. A visit to its art galleries, cosy Latin Quarter or the Old Town will show you just why Aarhus' residents, and visitors, are so happy…

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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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    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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    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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    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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    A unique area of 55 islands in the Baltic and easily accessible from the islands of Funen and Zealand, this archipelago is popular with yachtsmen, watersports enthusiasts and anyone looking for their own quiet stretch of sand.

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    West Jutland is typified by small harbour and fishing towns. The largest of these, Esbjerg, is a bustling port town. All of them are shaped by the maritime history of this historic area.

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    Funen (Fyn) is Denmark's second largest island, situated between the island of Zealand and mainland Denmark (Jutland). It is a fantastic place to go if you want a holiday in Denmark. You can instantly see why it is called Denmark’s garden island, with its gently rolling hills, orchards, hedgerows and thatched, half-timbered farmhouses. The South Funen Archipelago, just south of Funen, is a great place to explore, with islands of many sizes and beautiful straits, bays and inlets. You can drive to Funen over the Great Belt Bridge from Zealand and the Little Belt Bridge from Jutland.

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    Denmark has produced its fair share of award-winning movie directors over the years. Some are briliant and some are controversial and brilliant. This is VisitDenmark's brief guide to the best of the best.

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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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    Odense is situated at the very heart of Denmark. Famous as the birthplace of author Hans Christian Andersen, you might not know that it is also the official bicycle city of Denmark. Uncover more about Denmark’s third-largest city here…

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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.