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    You don’t have far to go to find yourself in rich and varied countryside in Denmark. With an exceptionally long coastline and hundreds of Danish islands waiting to be explored, Denmark is a haven for beach-lovers. The south coast dramatically meets the Baltic Sea with high cliffs and the whole country is criss-crossed by walking and cycling trails. Whether you are looking for peace and tranquillity or the rush of an exhilarating outdoor adventure, Denmark is the place to find it.

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    Discover some of Denmark’s beautiful old towns, learn about the nation’s history and explore the adventure and fun of LEGOLAND in Billund - the world’s first and still Europe’s biggest theme park dedicated to the LEGO brick. The region of South Denmark is full of exciting and educational activities, embraced in scenic nature and offering inspiring accommodation. Download itinerary as PDF

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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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    Soft-rolling farmland, fairytale adventure and a hedonist hideaway

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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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    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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    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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    Siden 2004 har Meetovation projektet givet Danmark en suveræn first-mover position på det internationale mødemarked.  Nu er en videreudvikling af projektet skudt i gang med Meetovation 3.0. Meetovation 3.0 skal imødekomme den stigende konkurrence i den internationale mødebranche og bibeholde Danmarks nuværende status og troværdighed. Del dine ideerEn koncept taskforce er i gang med at videreudvikle og innovere Meetovation konceptet.

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    The Nature Agency produces information leaflets containing maps and descriptions of all public nature areas in Denmark. You can pick up these helpful guides for free at local tourist offices. 

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    We've picked Denmark's most shareable places to help you plan where to go and what to share from your travels in Denmark. Here you'll find Danish sights worth sharing and great shots taken by others around Denmark. So pick your destination below, put Denmark's most shareable places on your list of things to see and then get sharing.

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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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    Walk, hike or ride through seemingly endless, open landscape in this atmospheric part of Denmark.

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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’re spoilt for choice in South Jutland when it comes to calm, family-friendly beaches. There are many dotted along the Little Belt coast, the island of Als and the Kegnæs peninsula.

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    Explore the hilly landscape covering West Zealand and the ancient burial mounds and other remnants of the past hidden there.

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    North Jutland, Denmark's most dynamic natural area, offers many wonderful natural playgrounds to explore.

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    Escape into four of Denmark's most beautiful natural places: Denmark's national parks. Each national park presents you with different landscape and opportunities for outdoor activities as diverse as hiking, paragliding or oyster hunting. Denmark's largest national park, The Wadden Sea, became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2014.

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    From the hill tops of Funen, you can take in amazing views of the South Funen Archipelago and all the varied flora and fauna that covers the island. Known as the garden island, Funen is characterised by fields and pastures and has a wonderful relaxed feel.

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    A richly diverse natural landscape, only a short trip from Aarhus, is waiting in East Jutland. Parkland, lakeland, fjords and forests - this region really does have it all!

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    An area surrounded by water and dotted with lakes and forests, North Zealand is a great area for a day out or a few days exploring the region's natural offerings.

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    History, adventure and fine dining – the home island of legendary fairytale writer Hans Christian Andersen has much to offer, including romantic accomodation, maritime heritage and age-old castles. Funen is the heart of Denmark, beautifully located between Jutland and Zealand within easy reach of major cities such as Copenhagen and Aarhus. Download itinerary for the Island of Funen

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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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    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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    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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    No matter where you are in Denmark, you’ll never be more than 50km from the sea. And with over 7,000km of coastline, it’s hardly surprising that beach holidays are a popular part of Danish culture. So consider a beach holiday in Denmark!

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    Hotels in Denmark come in all shapes, sizes and price ranges and booking one that is right for you is easy. This page will get you started on finding and booking your hotel 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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    Welcome to a summary of all VisitDenmark's travel guides, on everything from well-known Danish attractions such as Tivoli and Christiania, to hidden gems and undiscovered places like public gardens and popular shopping districts. Our travel guides on Denmark are grouped according to interest and you can find quick and easy inspiration for holidays with children, Danish events, romantic weekend breaks to Denmark or active adventures in Denmark's unspoilt nature.

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    An easily accessible area with rivers and lakes for watery adventures and great cycle routes for cyclists.

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    With water on every side and a maximum distance of 50km to the coast, North Jutland is all about beach life and swimming.

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    Staying at a Danish country inn or a seaside hotel is a great way to discover Denmark’s natural beauty and the charm of its culinary traditions. Beautifully located by Danish shores, you find numerous seaside inns and hotels. Sit back and enjoy inspiring cuisine and the peace and quiet of scenic coastal nature. Download itinerary as PDF 

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    ... continued - Staying at a Danish country inn or a seaside hotel is a great way to discover Denmark’s natural beauty and the charm of its culinary traditions. Beautifully located by Danish shores, you find numerous seaside inns and hotels. Sit back and enjoy inspiring cuisine and the peace and quiet of scenic coastal nature.

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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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    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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    There are many spectacular castle and manor hotels around Denmark - all romantic and inspiring destinations. Staying at a manor offers the opportunity to dine like a prince in fine, centuries-old settings and enjoy activities in open nature - such as golfing. Find inspiration at Denmark’s age-old manors and castles nationwide. Download as PDF

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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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    Take a deep breath and dive in with the Danes to get the best out of the many fishing villages, beaches and clear waters of the Danish coastline. With over 400 islands and 7000 kilometres of Danish coastline, Danes could certainly be said to have salt water in their veins.

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    Denmark’s rocky Baltic island of Bornholm is a popular holiday destination that offers heritage sights and scenic nature. Visitors can explore old castle ruins and medieval coastal villages with smokehouses and harbourside dining. Bornholm is also known for its arts and crafts and several galleries and museums are dedicated to the island’s ceramics, glass art and woodcraft. Download the itinerary for Bornholm

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    Lonely Planet Traveller magazine recently ranked Denmark as the world’s 3rd best destination for family holidays in their “Best in Travel 2014” edition. Their reasons? Well, check out the 10 weird and wild things for kids to do in Denmark right here..

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    The Danish Lakelands is a truly extraordinary place where impressive forests, inviting lakes, wild coasts, charming towns and lots of warm-heartedness takes you in to a world of good old Danish values, where intimacy, natural resources and creativity together set the frames for exciting culinary experiences. Visit some of the many idyllic village inns, that oze history and keeps old traditions alive or stop by some of the farm shops and road stands that appear in the landscape along your way.

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    A new initiative, Powered by Cycling: Panorama spotlights 26 short, looped cycling routes, several of which offer a unique chance to explore Denmark’s local gastronomy.

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    South Zealand is packed full of outdoor activity opportunities. Everything from cycling, horse-riding and kayaking is on offer for you to enjoy.

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    & FUNEN: Staying at a Danish country inn or a seaside hotel is a great way to discover Denmark’s scenic beauty and the charm of its culinary traditions. Beautifully located by Danish shores, you find numerous seaside inns and hotels. Sit back and enjoy inspiring cuisine and the peace and quiet of scenic coastal nature. Download itinerary as PDF 

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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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    Danish chefs are leading the way in a new wave of gourmet thinking. Slow food over fast food and focus on locally-sourced produce. That’s the essence of New Nordic cuisine, a sustainable and healthy trend that has taken Scandinavia by storm. Denmark boasts 21 Michelin stars at 18 star-studded restaurants, besides 12 Bib Gourmand restaurants. Here is a selection to try out. 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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    Danish chefs are leading the way in a new wave of gourmet thinking. Slow food over fast food and focus on locally-sourced produce. That’s the essence of New Nordic cuisine, a sustainable and healthy trend that has taken Scandinavia by storm. Denmark boasts 21 Michelin stars at 18 star-studded restaurants, besides 12 Bib Gourmand restaurants. Here is a selection to try out. Download itinerary as PDF

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    The Marguerite Route is a country-wide scenic route that takes you past more than 200 of Denmark's top attractions and through some of the country's most picturesque scenery. So head out by car or by bike and experience the very best Denmark has to offer.

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    Step back in time on islands without cars... or dogs!

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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.