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    It’s easy to get out onto the water and experience real Danish maritime history for yourself. A number of harbour towns around Denmark have important maritime attractions, festivals and vintage sailing ships to board. Here are some great places to discover Denmark’s history on the high seas.

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    Riding in a prairie wagon, cycling, angling, kayaking - whatever you're in to, East Jutland is the place to try it!

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    Bornholm is great for cycling round, with a particularly attractive and unique cycle route network, which includes sections on the disused railway lines. With options for fishing, climbing and golf on the island too, Bornholm is a compact getaway which offers you lots of activities.

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    Combine cycling with sailing or golfing by a tranquil island cove

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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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    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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    In the tragic story of the Nazis and the Jews, the rescue of the Danish Jews can be seen as a rare ray of sunshine. Thanks to the help of many ordinary Danes, almost all of Denmark’s Jews survived World War II. Today, in and around Copenhagen, you can walk in the footsteps of the escaping Jews, and learn more about the dramatic days and nights of September and October 1943.

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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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    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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    Culture vultures will be well satisfied by Copenhagen’s many eye-opening offerings. The compact city is full of galleries, theatres, dance performances, film and live music venues. All are easily reached on foot, by bike or by public transport.

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    Denmark’s biggest and oldest national park lies on the North West Coast of Jutland. Thy National Park is over 200km² in size and it offers you a dramatic landscape shaped by the sea. Much of it is covered with large areas of windswept dunes and sandy grassland.

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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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    The history of the Jews in Denmark is over 400 years long. Some families arrived from Hamburg and Amsterdam as early as the 1620s. Others set out from Eastern Europe in the 1920s – heading for the United States and the American dream, they ended up in Copenhagen because they did not have enough money to complete their journey.

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    Copenhagen is a great city to explore with children. It’s not too big, it’s relaxed and many attractions and services offer that little bit extra for kids. Here are some tips and inspiration to help you plan a family break to the fun-filled Danish capital.

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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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    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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    This handy guide, developed in collaboration with the Danish Nature Agency, takes you to 20 of the best natural places in Denmark. And all of them are free to see. So what are you waiting for? Get out into Denmark’s great outdoors!

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    A day trip from Copenhagen, the Danish Jews’ route to safety in 1943 can be traced along the coast of Denmark through the small fishing villages from there the Jews were ferried across the Strait to Sweden.

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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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    East Jutland offers you a wonderful combination of fertile landscape, expansive forests, sandy shorelines and bustling big cities. The green and hilly landscape of the region was formed by the glaciers of the last glaciation. Valleys, gorges and deep fjords were all carved by the flow of glacial melt water and when the ice finally disappeared around 14,000 years ago, it left a beautiful, hilly moraine landscape. You’ll find that East Jutland is easily accessible and full of varied, outdoor experiences. It's also home to Denmark's dynamic second city, Aarhus.

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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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    Come and be charmed by Copenhagen, Northern Europe’s cosiest capital, packed with cafés, shops and the best restaurants in Scandinavia. From the winding streets of the beautiful old town and grand royal palaces to the city’s cutting-edge buildings and attractions, Copenhagen is the perfect blend of old world and new. Hop on a bike or stroll the city on foot and take in its laid-back atmosphere and effortless sense of style. Read on for sightseeing inspiration, help finding restaurants in Copenhagen and to make Copenhagen hotel bookings.

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    Copenhagen Cooking officially opens on 22 August with renowned chef Alex Atala from D.O.M. in Brasil, Lebanese Kamal Mousawak of Souk el Tayeb, and Christian F. Puglisi from Relæ in Copenhagen. The opening, which takes place amid The Royal Library’s the Black Diamond’s unique blend of dazzling architecture and world literature, also offers gastronomic adventures.

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    A pioneer of postwar expressionism - renowned Danish artist Asger Jorn - turns 100 years this year.

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    This year, Denmark celebrates the centennial of the great masters of 20th-century Danish design Hans J Wegner and Børge Mogensen as well as the world renowned Danish CoBrA painter Asger Jorn.

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    Over de næste to år vil en række virksomheder og organisationer investere fire millioner kroner i at videreudvikle det danske mødekoncept ’Meetovation’, der har givet Danmark en unik position i den internationale mødebranche. Målet er at trække endnu flere møder og konferencer til Danmark.

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    Gastronomic safaris by boat, walks in Nordic Noir Copenhagen, concerts in warehouses and pop-up restaurants. Get ready for the Wondercool festival - Copenhagen’s cultural month of February.

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    An expansion of the Experimentarium north of Copenhagen will centre around sustainable solutions and a striking visual identity.

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    An expansion of the Experimentarium north of Copenhagen will centre around sustainable solutions and a striking visual identity.

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    Copenhagen’s culture month, Wondercool, which runs throughout February, lets you explore the lesser-known Copenhagen, celebrate blue gold and Nordic cuisine, listen to music in basement car parks, take a ‘behind the scenes’ look at architecture and enjoy MAD Mondays.

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    Copenhagen’s culture month, Wondercool, which runs throughout February, lets you explore the lesser-known Copenhagen, celebrate blue gold and Nordic cuisine, listen to music in basement car parks, take a ‘behind the scenes’ look at architecture and enjoy MAD Mondays.

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    In February 2014, you can enjoy Danish and international jazz concerts around Copenhagen, interactive food and theatre experience that stimulates all senses and gastro cruises in Copenhagen harbor. The full programme for Copenhagen’s culture month Wondercool is now ready.

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    The Winter Jazz Festival (or in Danish: Vinterjazz) is set to sweep all over Denmark for the 13th time on February 1-17, 2013. Vinterjazz is once more pushing its boundaries further with a record breaking number of concerts totaling approximately 300 concerts all over Denmark. This year's program presents a quite extravagant selection of International and Scandinavian musicians – as well as the finest and most progressive names from the modern Danish jazz scene.

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    Copenhagen is known as the ‘Capital of Sustainable Meetings’, not only due to its impressive range of eco-certified hotels and venues, COP15 back in 2009 and the ISO-20121 certification of the Dansih EU Presidency this year - but because of the city’s green profile on the whole.

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    This winter's edition of Copenhagen Cooking, which runs throughout February, pays tribute to blue gold, MAD Mondays, gastronomic quizzes and dishes which turn into choruses. When this winter's edition of the food festival, Copenhagen Cooking, gets underway in February it will pay tribute to some of the season's finest raw ingredients. One of them is the blue mussel – so-called blue gold – which is fresh and delicious at this cold time of year.

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    Boat trips calling at selected restaurants, celebration of the blue mussel, live music in both new and familiar constellations and guided tours through lesser-known Copenhagen districts are just a few of the items on the programme when Copenhagen’s culture month, Wondercool, gets underway for the third year running.

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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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    Denmark’s Viking heritage centres and markets are popular attractions where history is brought back to life. Here families can taste Viking food and watch craftspeople and warriors in action.

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    A name in Danish ending with the letter ø signifies an island. And you can visit many of Denmark’s small islands by ferryboat where you’ll discover unique communities and places of history.

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    Denmark – quality time for families. Short distances, wide-open nature and the many educational and fun family activities in Denmark allow holidaymakers to enjoy quality experiences with something for everyone.

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    Welcome to Strömma Danmark – we operate the following brands: Canal Tours, Copenhagen City Sightseeing, Copenhagen Panorama Excursions, Open Top Tours and Vikingbus.

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    Special familiarization offer Get to know Copenhagen - a wonderful city break destination – all year round. The best way of selling and promoting a destination is by experiencing it yourself. This offer gives you an excellent opportunity to find out why Copenhagen is one of the most beautiful and charming cities in the world and a perfect city break destination for your clients. The Travel Agent kit includes the following:

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    Get to know Copenhagen - a wonderful city break destination all year round  The best way to sell and promote a destination is by having experienced it yourself. This offer gives you an excellent opportunity to find out why Copenhagen is one of the most beautiful and charming cities in the world and a perfect city break destination for your clients. 

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    Yes, there are fantastic hotels in Denmark. But how about staying somewhere weird and wonderful on your next visit to Denmark? Spend the night in a prison hotel or a week in a Stone Age village. You can even stay in a lighthouse or on the road with your family on a relaxed prairie wagon holiday.

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    Holiday Apartments If you stay in a holiday house or apartment you can enjoy a wealth of activities right on your doorstep. Depending on the accommodation you choose, your family can be near a swimming pool, sauna, tennis courts, mini golf, playground, billiards, badminton, table tennis, climbing wall… phew, we’re tired just writing it all! See a list of holiday apartments in and around Billund jkl jlh lækæl lklkj  jgk Holiday Apartments

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    So, you've seen the Little Mermaid, taken a Hans Christian Andersen tour and now you're looking for something a little different? Try any of these weird and wonderful things to do in Denmark and see Scandinavia's smallest kingdom from a whole new perspective!

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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.