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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Denmark is a great place to visit over Christmas, not just because of the festive atmosphere. Shop and attractions pull out all the stops to make Christmas shopping and entertaining your family, stress free and enjoyable. But there are times at which shops, restaurants and attractions close their doors and it's a good idea to plan around that. Here are some tips on Christmas opening hours and transport.

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    According to the city’s climate strategy Copenhagen is to be the world's first CO2 neutral capital by 2025 and this has the full support of the Copenhageners as a green vibe flows through every corner of the city. Whether you are looking to eat, drink, shop or sleep with a clear conscience, Copenhagen has an eco-friendly option for you.

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    The concept seeks to speed up meetings to create a short and intensive event. Emphasis is given to dialogue with other participants and with a panel via an interactive IT system. The concept creates a framework for the meeting that seeks to focus and enhance the professional content allowing participants to offer real-time feedback. Furthermore, emphasis is given to hosting an environmentally friendly event where health, organic lifestyle, recycling and environmental issues take centre stage.

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Why not take a tasting tour of traditional Danish dishes? It’s not only a great way to fill your belly, but you’ll learn a lot about Danish culture and history and meet a lot of Danes along the way. So dig in to a plate of Plaice á la Skagen in North Jutland or pick your favourite pickled herring at Møn in South Zealand. Every region has its speciality and here are some of the highlights.

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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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    A royal village inn with gourmet dining

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    There is a place to stay for every type, every taste, every man and every woman in Copenhagen. Stay in the heart of the city, by the beautiful harbour or wherever you feel like – you will be welcome every place. Here are a few gay-friendly accommodation options.

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    Why not treat your meeting participant to food that tastes great and that help keep the energy level high? More and more hotels in Denmark focuses on organic and healthy food. Our MINDevent partners are two of them, Radssion Blu's Brain Food Brain Food is a new concept developed by chefs at Radisson Blu hotels for meeting and conference guests.

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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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    Young Danish chefs have breathed new life into the famous open sandwich, Smørrebrød, which dates back to the 19th century. Now Danes are hungrier than ever for their traditional lunch.

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    Come to Denmark for Mindblowing Meetings

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    Denmark is a safe country packed with fun offerings for all the family. From world class attractions, such as Legoland, to thousands of kilometres of unspoilt beaches, you'll find something for your whole family on holiday in Denmark.

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    Copenhagen is a really green city! It's been voted Europe's Green Capital for 2014 by the European Environment Commission. So this is one place you can visit and leave with a clean conscience, as well as a smile!

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    Getting around Denmark does not have to be expensive. If you walk or cycle you can do it for free, but there are also other options available.

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    It's all about the produce! You can drop in to many, local farm shops around West Zealand, with a great selection of locally-produced fruit and vegetables. The area around Lammefjord is known for its delicate asparagus, carrots and potatoes. Further reading Read more about West Zealand. Read more about Danish food.

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    Hike the top of Denmark’s highest chalk cliff, Møns Klint Kick back and relax at Marielyst, Falster’s popular summer resort Wander the ancient streets in Køge’s historic quarter

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    Marvel at Roskilde Cathedral, the dramatic resting place of Danish kings and queens Experience 1000 years of history at the Viking Ship Museum

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    The concept has been designed to support all kinds of events with a green and sustainable emphasis. The environmentally conscious and climate-friendly concept is based on a checklist of eco-friendly criteria relevant for a 72-hour congress. There are four general areas of interest where a basic checklist need to be in place for the congress/conference to be considered green:

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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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    Your local contacts Please do not hesitate to contact your local representative if you have any questions regarding the event.  Germany/Austria/Switzerland/Poland:  VisitDenmark, 2 Glockengiesserwall, D - 20095 Hamburg Stefanie Biese, sb@visitdenmark.com     

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    Contact one of our five Meetovators and get the expert advice that helps create a successful creative setup with an enormous impact.

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    Your local contacts Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions at all. For general enquiries, please e-mail meetings@vi... Germany/Austria/Switzerland: Mr Markus Diefenbach, md@visitden... Ms. Anh Thi Van Nguyen, atn@visitde... North America: Ms Christina Andersen, can@visitde...

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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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    The Copenhagen Marriott hotel offers 401 air-conditioned, spacious rooms with exquisite harbor and Copenhagen city views. All the rooms come with luxurious Marriott bedding with down comforters and rich linens. The hotel is renowned for its 13 superlative conference venues, it's fine catering and attention to detail. The hotel is within walking distance to the Copenhagen Central Station or Tivoli Gardens and only a 15-minute drive from the Copenhagen Airport giving easy access to everything you could need in Copenhagen

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    In an age of all you can eat, all year round, Danish chefs are leading the way in a new wave of gourmet thinking. Slow food over fast food and locally-sourced produce over food shipped from every corner of the planet. That’s the essence of New Nordic cuisine, a sustainable, healthy and delicious trend that has taken Scandinavia by storm.

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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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    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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    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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    A naturally produce-rich area. Tour the region's islands and farms to sample delicious Danish products.

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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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    Meetovation emphasises the use of unique and original environments and local attractions. The sense of authenticity helps delegates open their minds and better appreciate and remember where, how and why they spent time a your meeting!

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    Easy accessibility, excellent infrastructure and relaxed efficiency. One of Europe's most important air hubs, the acclaimed Copenhagen Airport, is just a 12-minute train ride from the city centre.  Several international flights also operate at smaller regional airports in Billund, Aarhus and Aalborg and public transportation is found everywhere and works like clockwork! Copenhagen Airport: www.cph.dk Aarhus Airport: www.aar.dk Aalborg Airport: www.aal.dk

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    Meet our partners You will be meeting a number of suppliers who can help you get more return on meetings investment for your event in Denmark. Read more about them here: 

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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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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.