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    Old-world farming, wide-open seascapes and battling Vikings

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    Denmark’s northern-most region, North Jutland offers wild beachscapes where you truly sense the power of nature. There are mighty migrating sand dunes, wide-open beaches and some of Europe’s best surfing. There are also scenic resort towns such as Skagen, the unique island of Læsø, a zoo and one of Europe’s most prized amuseument parks - set in nature by the sea. Download itinerary as PDF

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    Ferryboats of all sizes make is easy to explore the Danish archipelago, reaching 72 unique island communities. Here visitors will find cottage B&Bs, pedal-friendly country lanes and age-old maritime heritage. Feel the sand between your toes, the wind in your hair and enjoy Denmark’s scenic archipelago. Download itinerary as PDF (Picture: FOAP_Morch_Ferryride)

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    Denmark has wonderful beaches open to all. Nowhere in the nation are you ever more than 50km from the coast. In Denmark, you’ll find sandy beaches, national parks and rocky cliffs. Among the most spectacular coastal destinations are the almost 500km sandy west coast with its mighty drifting sand dunes and the tree-capped white cliffs of the island of Møn. And almost everywhere you visit there are coastal holiday homes and seaside hotels. 

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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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    Denmark is the ultimate destination for cycle holidays. With more than 12,000km of signposted cycle routes, gentle terrain, inspirational nature and short distances between amenities, Denmark is a country made for cyclists and cycling trips. It’s safe, easy and great fun. If you like active holidays, plan a cycle holiday in Denmark. Here you'll find information on bike holidays in Denmark, from tips and inspiration to route planning and bike hire. So saddle up and cycle Denmark!

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    How many Danes live in Denmark? What is the capital of the country? What is characteristic about the Danes? Get the answers and more quick facts about Denmark and the Danes here.

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    West Jutland is all about life at the coast, be it relaxing, walking, cycling or putting on the wetsuit and heading out to unique water sports areas.

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    With over 7000 kilometres of coast line, 70 inhabited islands and more than 200 ”Blue Flag” beaches, outdoor activities are never far away in Denmark. See the main attractions from a bicycle saddle, ride the waves in one of Europe’s best windsurfing areas and go hiking on 65 million year old cliffs before kicking back, spending a day afield casting for trout in a quiet stream.

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    Open farmland, Denmark’s highest sand dune and one of Scandinavia’s top gourmet experiences

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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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    Bikes are not just bikes in Denmark – they are a way of life. Take Christiania Bikes for example, designed in the 1970s and as popular as ever today. The central importance of bikes for Danes has meant that bike design has evolved rapidly. As a result, Denmark is often one step ahead of the rest of the world in terms of bike design and innovation.

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    Travel is an important passion for Jason Hort, also known as @serialtourist on Instagram. He has visited Denmark about a dozen times, seeking out new "Danish adventures" each time. Read about his recent trip to Rømø, an island famous for its wide beaches and rich birdlife.

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    The island of Fanø in the Wadden Sea National Park

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    Feel the power of the North Sea on West Jutland’s wind-swept beaches. Take in the vast Wadden Sea National Park, a haven for birds and wildlife.

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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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    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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    Danish regions: Bornholm The Baltic Sea island of Bornholm is a destination that inspires seaside stays and active holidays in open nature. Among the activities are rappelling and kayaking. There are designated bicycle routes and historic towns. Among the attractions is Scandinavia’s largest castle ruin, Hammershus.

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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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    Cycling and horse riding in the great outdoors

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    When you want the best cycling holiday in Denmark

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    The tree-topped white cliffs of Møn

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    Discovering island village life and birdlife by the salt marshes

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    Getting to and around Copenhagen is easy, fast and convenient. Buses, trains, metro, bicycles, taxis, even harbour buses - there are plenty of modes of transport to choose from when navigating across the capital. This means you can fit in many more more sights and experiences in a weekend than would be possible in many other destinations.

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    With gentle terrain, safe tracks and well sign-posted routes, Denmark is a fantastic family cycling destination. You can make it easy for your children by planning routes that are less hilly and combining natural experiences with the excitement of attractions along the way, such as zoos and amusement parks.

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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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    A sandy ‘pirate’s beach’ and one of the world’s most family-friendly amusement parks.

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    There are lots of options for cheap accommodation in Denmark and even free accommodation, if you know how to find it! From house swap holidays to free camping in the wild, if you're a budget-conscious traveller read on to find cheap accommodation in Denmark.

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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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    Combine cycling with sailing or golfing by a tranquil island cove

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    Chalky white cliffs and cold war secrets

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    Denmark’s coastal wilderness!

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    Adventures great and small!

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    Animal fun and medieval heritage by a country lane

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    With over 7000 kilometres of coast line, 70 inhabited islands and more than 200 ”Blue Flag” beaches, outdoor activities are never far away in Denmark.

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    We're asking our followers and fans to share their experiences to overlooked regions and sights in Denmark. This month, Jason Hort from the UK shows us around the island of Rømø.

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    If you love outdoor pursuits and you prefer something a bit different, there are plenty of unusual outdoor activities in Denmark, from porpoise watching to fossil hunting. Here are some suggestion for exhilarating outdoor activities in Denmark.

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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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    Apple orchards, a meandering coastline and whimsical medieval contraptions

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    You can spend days exploring the wide, sandy beaches and expansive dunes of the West Jutland coast.

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    As well as the dramatic coastal landscape of dunes, beaches and heathlands waiting for you in West Jutland, there are great natural experiences to be had inland.

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    You can’t beat South-West Jutland for birdwatching. So pack up your binoculars and head west!

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    Weather-beaten wildernesses and fantastic destinations for walking, water sports and birdwatching.

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    It's all about the seafood in Denmark's most dramatic coastal region!

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    Comwell Hvide Hus Aalborg har flott beligget – ved Kildeparken, tett på Aalborg sentrum.

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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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    West Jutland has some of the most beautiful nature in Denmark. Dunes, heathlands, windswept beaches, inlets, straits, bays and plantations, - West Jutland has it all! The dramatic coastline is shaped by the uncompromising North Sea , and to the north the landscape is characterised by countless bays, straits and inlets by the beautiful Limfjorden.

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    Wide-open marshlands and a royal village with gourmet treats

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    Marshlands, a Viking heritage centre and Denmark’s oldest cathedral city

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    Soft-rolling farmland, fairytale adventure and a hedonist hideaway

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Come and be charmed by Copenhagen - home of The Little Mermaid and Danish royalty. The centre is a cosy knot of winding streets and old buildings, so you can easily explore on foot or by bike.