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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    Share your love of Egeskov Castle, Odense, Nyborg and Ærø Island with the world! These are just a few of the most popular tourist attractions and places to visit on or nearby the island of Funen (Fyn). We've picked seven seriously shareable places on Fyn to add to the list of Denmark's 50 most shareable places. And we're looking forward to seeing your pictures!

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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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    Denmark's garden island is a fantastic place to visit for those who love their food! Fresh produce is readily available across the region and you can also sample traditional Danish dishes on your way.

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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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    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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    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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    The Danish Meetovation concept and training programme was launched in early 2010 and today, the constantly evolving concept and course is targeting hotel and conference centre staff as well as corporate and association meeting planners.

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    Three specialists focusing on subjects who influence the way we should design our meetings in the future will give you a short and concise insight into their field of expertise.  The opening session will give you the newest knowledge on the three topics served in an innovative and illustrative format which we believe will be an inspiration in itself, and will inspire you to see new opportunities in how to convey an effective message in a different and fun way. 

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    Bringing your kids to Denmark? If you’re looking for ideas and inspiration for budget or free attractions in Denmark for kids, read on. Learn about free entry museums, films and theater, fun experiences in cities and nature and much more. It is possible to do Denmark on a budget or for free even with the kids in tow!

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    Denmark is well serviced by airports, and most major airline operators have routes to and from the country. If you're looking to fly to Denmark, read on!

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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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    Danish fashion design is a rapidly growing scene with new names blazing trails around the globe. Copenhagen Fashion Festival happens twice a year and here you’ll see the new collections of the most talented designers Denmark has to offer. You’ll find Danish labels on high streets all over the world and here are some successful names to keep your eyes open for, in Denmark and abroad.

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    Many of Denmark’s big attractions are accessible all year round and usually free of charge, for example churches, statues, ancient monuments and historical ruins. Many castles and manor houses offer free entry to the adjacent gardens and grounds. Read on to find out more ideas for free sightseeing in Denmark.

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    Whether you are tracing your Danish ancestors or just interested in learning more about Danish immigration to the US, this is where to start.

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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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    Many historic towns on the island of Funen can be reached on daytrips from Copenhagen. But a holiday stay on the home island of Hans Christian Andersen lets you to explore its many fairytale castles and attractions.

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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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    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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    International conferences and congresses provide an excellent opportunity to showcase the unique selling points of a region and they can - now with the help of 66 newly appointed Goodwill Ambassadors - be a major growth generator for Southern Denmark. 

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    Odense, Aarhus og Aalborg Architecture, history and spectacular new art – Danish cities have much to offer. Odense, Aarhus and Aalborg feature heritage centres and highlight attractions.

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    Ever thought about changing the conven-tional physical set-up of a meeting? Instead of the usual table and chair setups you could, for example, consider using bean bags for your next business meeting. Just to try and shake up things - and brains - a bit. It’s no secret, that in Denmark we do this all the time! 

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    Successfully operating in Southern Denmark, Inspiring Denmark and partners have recently assisted in securing more international conferences and congresses to the region.

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    Copenhagen is looking forward to another unique meeting venue and attraction opening this March; The Blue Planet.

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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 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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    A new partnership called 'Strategic Hosting' has seen the light of day in southern Denmark. The aim is to provide business tourists visiting the region with an exceptional experience before, during and after the business event.

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    Foreign visitors to Denmark have become aware of congress city Aarhus - a city currently experiencing the strongest growth rates in Denmark.

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    American gastro and travel magazine Bon Appetit is blown away by 'food that is as dramatic as the setting' and rates Dragsholm Castle one of the 'Best Food Lover's Hotels 2014'.

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    South Denmark's innovative meeting and conference venue, Legoland Hotel & Conference, is one to watch and learn from when it comes to attracting more meetings and conferences to the region.

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    RoboBusiness Europe, the Premier Business Development Event for the global Robotics Industry, is taking place on May 26-28th at the LEGOLAND® Hotel & Conference in Billund, southern Denmark.

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    Jump in a car, on the bus or catch the train to these unmissable attractions and famous landmarks in Denmark, all within two hours of Copenhagen. Perfect for day trips, you can walk along high white cliffs at Møns Klint or visit Hans Christian Andersen's childhood home in Odense and be back in Copenhagen for dinner!

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    The whole of Denmark gets into the festive spirit this time of year. Towns and cities around Denmark, such as Aarhus and Odense, are ablaze with Christmas lights and good cheer. Christmas markets, exhibitions, music in the streets; Christmas in Denmark is truly magical.

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    Enjoy all different kinds of film at film festivals in Danish cities such as Copenhagen, Odense and Aarhus. As well as the big international festivals in film and documentary, you can also sample more specific films at events such as the Jewish Film Festival and Mix Copenhagen; one of the oldest LGBT film festivals in the world. 

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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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    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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    Visit one of Denmark's picturesque small towns and walk through centuries of Danish history. Each has a unique charm and special atmosphere, away from the bustle of everyday life. Ribe, Denmark's oldest town, was recently voted Europe's Best Small Destination. Skagen is a popular seaside town in the North, which has drawn artists and holidaymakers for hundreds of years.

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    Denmark has some of the most beautiful beaches in Europe. With over 8,700km of coastline, choosing the best of Denmark's fine white sand, family friendly and crowd-free beaches is tough! We've picked some of Denmark's most popular beaches for this guide, bringing together dynamic dune-covered beaches and calm, sheltered beaches great for kids. What's more, you're never more than 50km from the coast in Denmark, which means a day at the seaside is easy. Find your perfect beach in Denmark here:

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    Looking for a weekend away in a unique and intimate setting? Then try a few nights in one of Denmark's historic country inns (kroer). Denmark has over 100 inns with a royal privilege; a special distinction going back more than 700 years. In 1286, King Erik Klipping was weary of looking for lodgings when he travelled Denmark. By royal decree, he ordered that inns with food and lodgings fit for a king be established every mile around Denmark. You can still stay in many of these original inns (kongelige priviligerede kroer), including Denmark's oldest inn, Bromølle Kro, founded in 1198.

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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.