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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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    Hans Christian Andersen - you know the name and love many of his timeless characters, such as The Little Mermaid and The Ugly Duckling. But what about the man himself? As the father of fairy tales, Hans Christian Andersen was a famous man in his time, courted by royalty and recognised for his greatness whilst living. Follow in the footsteps of Hans Christian Andersen and delve deeper into fairy-tale Denmark at these fastinating sites.

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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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      Conchita Wurst won the Eurovision Song Contest 2014! Though the Eurovision Song Contest has moved on, the party in Denmark continues! Meet Danes, see the sights and soak up Danish culture on your own fairy-tale holiday in Denmark.        

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    History, family adventure and fine dining – the island home of legendary fairytale writer Hans Christian Andersen has much to offer. Romantic island B&Bs, maritime heritage and age-old castles, Funen is the heart of Denmark. Download itinerary for the Island of Funen

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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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    Denmark's world-famous Little Mermaid statue turned 100 years young in 2013. She's had a tumultuous existence since she first appeared by the Copenhagen water front in 1913. Follow her ups and down over the century below...

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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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    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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    To celebrate the centenary of Denmark's Little Mermaid statue, VisitDenmark has teamed up with Radisson Blu to host a competition to win a trip for two to Denmark.

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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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    From weird and wonderful events like the Skagen Winter Swimming Festival, to major events like Roskilde Festival and Made in Denmark, part of the European Golf Tour, you’ll find a top event to entice you to Denmark in 2015! Some big events in 2015 are unique to Denmark, such as the Hans Christian Andersen Festival and Distortion, Copenhagen’s renowned all-night street party. Other top events have grown to be some of the biggest of their kind in Scandinavia, such as Copenhagen Marathon, CPH:PIX and CPH:DOX. Get ready for a big year of events in Denmark!

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    Denmark is steeped in a rich history, just waiting to be discovered. Come and find your own Viking treasures, walk amongst ancient rune stones or feel history come to life at Denmark's castles and manor houses. Many Danish castles are still used by the Royal Family today, including Queen Margrethe, Crown Princess Mary and Crown Prince Frederik. You can take part in a number of traditional royal celebrations and events throughout the year.

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    You’ve seen The Little Mermaid, spent an unforgettable night in Tivoli and had your picture taken with the royal guards at Amalienborg Palace. Now it’s time to explore the hidden gems of the city. With this guide to Copenhagen’s best-kept secrets, head off the beaten track and truly experience the heart of the city.

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    From quaint harbour towns around the coast, to the historic city of Odense at its heart, Funen is a great place to tour and experience unique Danish culture.

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    Thousands of years of history are waiting to be explored on Funen, an island packed with manor houses and castles. Be inspired by the place that has inspired painters for generations and gave the world Hans Christian Andersen.

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    Discover your Danish heritage If your ancestors originally came from Denmark visiting the country of your ethnic roots could very well be the trip of your life. Whether you know a little or a lot about your Danish ancestor or ancestors, this page is designed to give help you trace your Danish roots, and you a good impression of what life was like for your relative – and perhaps even inspire you to make the trip to the Old Country yourself. Visit Denmark and walk in the footsteps of your ancestors.

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    Wonder at Egeskov Castle, Europe's best preserved Renaissance moat castle Explore the cathedral city and birthplace of Hans Christian Andersen, Odense Go island hopping in the South Funen Archipelago Visit the quaint cobbled town of Ærøskøbing  Take a day trip to Faaborg, another lovely coastal town Further reading Read more about Funen.

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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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    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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    Seafood, Nordic cuisine, gourmet experiences – there are many good reasons to dine with the Danes. All across Denmark you’ll experience fine gastronomy at inns, hotels and prized urban restaurants. Download itinerary as PDF

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    Christmas starts early in Denmark when, in late November, market squares and streets are dressed for the holiday season. And there’s a unique atmosphere – and a spirit of Christmas. Download itineary as PDF

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    Whether visitors are looking for a fun and educational family holiday or an inspiring weekend break in one of the world’s most liveable countries – then look no further! Download itinerary as PDF

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    Local convention bureau Inspiring Denmark has assisted in winning a whopping 53 international congresses to southern Denmark since it saw the light of day in 2011 - including the 12th International Family Nursing Conference 2015 held in Odense.

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    Denmark is famed for its incomparable sense of style and Copenhagen is home to some of the world’s most sought-after designer brands and classic products.

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    Fairytale-like castles, cobblestone narrow streets, old timbered houses, canal, fields of yellow, windmills, lots of bicycles, happy people, modern architecture and design, as well as a certain sculpture of a little mermaid. Copenhagen is all that, and so much more. Find more Copenhagen itineraries

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    Within two hours’ drive from Copenhagen, the archipelago of Sealand, Lolland, Falster and Møn offers scenic nature, heritage centres, UNESCO World Heritage sites – and family activities. Download itinerary as PDF

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    Denmark is one of the oldest monarchies in the world and its long legacy is perfectly preserved in its many fine castles, manor houses and gardens. Many are still used by the royal family today and most are open for you to explore, with exhibitions, museums, art collections and other events throughout the year.

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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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    13:00    Lunch at Grilleriet - a venue where the emphasis is on bbq food 14:15    Canal tour in the beautiful canals of Copenhagen, starting at The Little Mermaid, the Hans Christian Andersen fairytale figure, and ending at the Nyhavn area 15:30    Site inspection of the newly renovated d'Angleterre Hotel and their new bar Balthazar 15:45    Tour finish and transfer to MIND the take-off session

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    Situated in Northern Europe between the North Sea and the Baltic, Denmark is the only Scandinavian country connected to the European mainland (the peninsular of Jutland borders with Germany).  Denmark consists of 400 islands, many of which are uninhabited. Denmark is a constitutional  monarchy. Copenhagen, Denmark’s capital, is located on the island of Zealand.

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    The official Scandinavian airline with daily direct connections from the US to Copenhagen. Tel. 800-221-2350 www.flysas.com Gateways with daily departures:New York (Newark) Washington Chicago Chicago-Copenhagen, 8 1/4 hours. New York-Copenhagen, 7 1/2 hours. Washington DC-Copenhagen, 8 hours.

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    Denmark’s rocky Baltic island of Bornholm is a popular holiday destination that offers heritage sights and nature – all of which can easily be reached on bicycle or on nature walks. Download the itinerary for Bornholm

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    Staying at a country inn or a classic seaside hotel is a great way to discover Denmark’s scenic natural beauty and the charm of its culinary traditions. Download itinerary as PDF 

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    Celebrated for its classic modern design tradition, Denmark lets visitors discover architectural wonders and new contemporary art museums with an inspired vision of Nordic living. Download itinerary as PDF

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    Denmark has literally hundreds of manors, castles and palaces. Many are still privately owned by aristocratic families, who welcome visitors to their magnificent homes and private collections. Download as PDF

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    Romantic and inspiring – in Denmark visitors can live like a king at historic castles and manors. Experience these grand estates and enjoy fine dining, golfing and centuries old heritage. Download itinerary as PDF 

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    The Little Mermaid turns 100 years young this year. To celebrate, she has promised to appear, in person, in a number of cities around the world on her birthday, 23 August. If you're in the neighbourhood, why not drop by and say hello? And don't forget, VisitDenmark and Radisson Blu are offering a competition to win a trip for two to Denmark - see link on the right for details.

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    North Zealand is easily accessible from Copenhagen and offers you a varied array of outdoor activities, from swimming, walking and cycling to more extreme sports.

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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.