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    Aalborg is a multi-faceted city full of contrasts. A city with a lust for life and all of its pleasures. It’s also grand on a manageable scale with all the major city attractions within easy distance.

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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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    North Jutland, Denmark's most northerly region, has plenty of appeal for an active holiday throughout the year. With 1,450km of broad, sandy beaches and a picturesque, unspoiled hinterland, a holiday in North Jutland brings together outdoor adventures and Viking history with blue seas, big skies and lots of good, clean fun. Here's VisitDenmark's pick of the best:

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    Participants are drawn into an innovative meeting universe that features more than traditional key-note speakers, group work, exhibitions and coffee breaks. Here they are presented with an array of alternative conference facility layouts and activities that provide renewed energy and increased benefits. The concept embraces all aspects of the event ranging from follow-up to theme features such as flowers, culture or nationality.

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    The concept supports companies, associations etc. that prioritise responsibility, health, and well-being. Physical activity is one of the key elements of this meeting concept, which focuses on creating new energy among the participants Program The objectives for the meeting are determined in cooperation with the organiser beforehand, and the meeting agenda is then distributed to participants along with a questionnaire to identify participants’ knowledge and expectations of the meeting’s professional themes and program.

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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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    Thinking of taking a city break in Europe? Love exploring a city’s atmospheric streets or getting up close to local culture? Then Denmark has four fabulous city break destinations especially for you. Danish cities such as Aarhus and Aalborg are small and intimate, making them easy to get to know on a short break. Denmark’s capital, Copenhagen, is the world’s most liveable city and it’s easy to see why when you take a Copenhagen city break.

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    The city of Aalborg offers something for everyone, regardless of interests and budget. The harbour is a buzzing new area of cultural attractions, including the Utzon Centre, and a great place to walk and take in views of the city. Venture just a short way outside the city and you can enjoy ancient historical sites like Lindholm Høje.

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    Despite general economic crisis across Europe, Aalborg Congress and Culture Centre (AKKC) in Aalborg ended 2011 with the highest visitor numbers in the multi-functional venues' nearly 60-year history. 

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    As the only place in the world, the Aalborg Congress & Culture Centre (AKKC) in North Jutland has launched a unique 'Park of Music'...

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    The mainland part of Denmark, Jutland, offers lively cities and cultural highlights as well as wide-open nature, sandy beaches and seaside towns. Jutland has all that the heart desires…

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    Located by the meandering inlet of Limfjorden, Aalborg has always been an industrious port city. Currently reinventing its waterfront, Aalborg now offers inspired contemporary design and creative new cuisine.

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    Hjerl Hede Open Air Museum – living history History is brought to life by costumed artisans and interpretive volunteers in more than 100 farms and heritage buildings relocated from the North Jutland heathlands. Open during holiday seasons throughout the year.  Spøttrup Castle – markets and knight’s tournaments

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    The North of Jutland is an island on the top of Denmark, split from mainland Jutland by the enormous Limfjord. To the north, it juts dramatically out into sea on all sides. You’ll find that this isolation produces 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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    Stand in two seas at once at The Branch (Grenen), Denmark’s northernmost point Uncover the intriguing buried church in the dunes south of Skagen Wander round the artistic seaside town of Skagen

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    Unconventional meeting venue: Nordkraft in Aalborg – from coal-driven power plant to cultural power venue!

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    Aalborg University’s Department of Health Science and Technology has secured the International Conference on NeuroRehabilitation (ICNR 2014) to Aalborg in 2014, with Professor Ole K.

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

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    The Vikings were more than simply a raiding and pillaging people. They had highly developed social, religious and commercial structures and were just as adept at farming as raiding. Through on-going archaeological research, we're uncovering more and more about the lives behind the myths. Re-discovered jewellery, handicrafts, weapons, clothes and long-ships all help fill the gaps in our knowledge of the Norsemen. Here's a guide to experiences in Denmark where you can learn more about the Viking people and their ways.

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    First Hotel Europa ranks no. 1 in Scandinavian customer survey.

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    So you want to explore Viking history in Denmark? There is the whole range of experiences to choose from, whether you like to delve into special exhibitions, live like a Viking for a day in an outdoor museum or go hiking among burial grounds and ancient monuments.

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    Aalborg Kongres & Kultur Center (AKKC) in North Jutland has just finalized a major refurbishment including new flooring, repainting, new interior etc. worth 10.5 million Euro.

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    Aalborg and the surrounding area is packed with Viking heritage, Viking sites and Viking experiences. From burial sites and reconstructed dwellings to museums, Aalborg is a great destination for the Viking enthusiast.

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    Aalborg or Oxford? Strong local collaboration and confidence from a series of successes have given VisitAalborg and Aalborg University courage and strength to win more scientific and technical conferences despite fierce competition.

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    Aalborg University’s Department of Health Science and Technology has secured the International Conference on NeuroRehabilitation (ICNR 2014) to Aalborg in 2014, with Professor Ole K.

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    300+ delegates will meet and exchange ideas at the inspiring Musikkens Hus in Aalborg, north Jutland, when the city plays host to the European Regional Meeting (EuRegMe) conference in 2015.

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    Live in the moment... The best holiday moments in life are made with friends and loved ones and there's no better place to create life-long memories than a Danish holiday home. Scattered across the country and often found next to beautiful coastline, quiet forests or picturesque lakes, Denmark's holiday homes are a national passion. Read on to find inspiration for and help booking a summer home holiday in Denmark.

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    An ancient land, East Jutland sweeps you back through history, from Viking sights to 400 years BC, with the grizzly body of The Tollund Man in Silkeborg.

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    The best in Danish architecture is now accompanied by the best of classic Danish cuisine at the Utzon Restaurant in popular congress city Aalborg, North Jutland.

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    Stay tuned and check out the latest unique meeting and conference venue - Musikkens Hus - to appear along Aalborg's developing waterfront.

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    Explore our inspiring feature stories... Meet the Vikings, go on 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 arranging MINDblowing meetings... Find this and more below.

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    Christmas is about gifts and there is no bigger joy than seeing the smile on a loved one's face when giving him or her the perfect gift. Denmark, with its rich design history, is an incredible place to pick that perfect gift.

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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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    Architecture, history and spectacular new art – Danish cities have much to offer. Odense, Aarhus and Aalborg feature heritage centres and highlight attractions created by leading designers and architects. Download itinerary as PDF

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    Aalborg or Oxford? Strong local collaboration and confidence from a series of successes have given VisitAalborg and Aalborg University courage and strength to win more scientific and technical conferences despite fierce competition.

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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. But if you want to get a taste of the old Viking culture and way of life, come to Denmark!

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    Lying at the crossroads of Europe, the Baltic and Scandinavia, Aalborg is easy to get to and to get around in once you’re here. Aalborg Airport is a 10-minute drive from the city centre. For a long time, Aalborg has been known as Denmark’s leading congress city, next to Copenhagen. Aalborg Congress & Culture Centre is one of Northern Europe’s largest and most flexible congress centers. VisitAalborg Convention offers all services with the practical tasks before, during and after your event - congress, conference, meeting or incentive, kick-off or team building.

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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? Here's a brief overview to help you brush up on your Viking knowledge!

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    Viking ships and Viking festivals with handson activities – and historic Viking fortresses. Denmark offers a unique chance to experience 1000 years of Viking heritage. Download itinerary as PDF

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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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    Aalborg in northern Jutland is to host prestigious International Conference on Web Engineering in 2013.

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    Passenger numbers have doubled at the successful Aalborg Airport during the last ten years.

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    Copenhagen's got it, Billund's got it, and now Aalborg in North Jultand has got it too - a brand new airport hotel.

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

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    Air traffic on international flights to Aalborg in North Jutland is on the rise resulting in a major expansion of Aalborg Airport. 

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    Explore the hometown of Hans Christian Andersen and Scandinavia’s oldest town, Ribe. And discover Viking history and the world’s first LEGOLAND – all in the Region of South Denmark. Download itinerary for The South of Denmark

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