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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!
Soft-rolling farmland, fairytale adventure and a hedonist hideaway
During the course of The Danish Girl's running time, we visit more than a dozen Copenhagen locations.
They did it again. Noma. For the 3rd consecutive year, Danish restaurant Noma in Copenhagen has been listed “No.1 Best Restaurant in the World” by the esteemed Restaurant Magazine in the UK.
The new 2012 edition of the Michelin Guide has awarded Copenhagen’s restaurants a total of 14 stars. Not only is that more than any other Scandinavian city, it is also more than other European cities such as Hamburg, Amsterdam and Vienna, Copenhagen also has more Michelin restaurants than Rome. This means that Copenhagen forces it’s position as the gastronomy capital of the North.
Hotel capacity in Denmark is booming these days and according to a survey by the Danish Hotel & Restaurant Association, HORESTA, there's room for more.
Denmark’s largest art event returns to the shores of Aarhus in Denmark for the third time. From June 1-30 more than half a million guests enjoy more than 60 sculptures from all over the world at the biennial Sculpture by the Sea Aarhus 2013.
Nordic cuisine with organic and local ingredients in an unpretentious atmosphere characterise the dining scene in Copenhagen. Each restaurant is distinctive with inventive and trendsetting dishes that define Copenhagen as a leading gastronomic destination with the “Best Restaurant in the World,” the “World’s Best Chef,” and a total of 17 Michelin-stars.
Vibrant and forward-thinking, Denmark's second-largest city Aarhus makes a fascinating short-break destination thanks to its winning combination of eye-catching architecture, interesting museums and galleries, historical attractions, Viking heritage, excellent shopping and close proximity to fine, sandy beaches and lush forests.
Arne Jacobsen is a Danish design icon and a famous architect who left a strong architectural legacy across the globe. As well as iconic Danish furniture, like The Egg chair and The Swan chair, Arne Jacobsen designed a number of famous buildings in Denmark. Take a day out of Copenhagen to visit his break-through architectural project, the Bellevue Beach Resort just north of Copenhagen. Arne Jacobsen designed everything from the tickets and uniforms to the distinctive lifeguard towers which you can still see today. There are famous buildings by Arne Jacobsen dotted around Denmark.
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.
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 2014!