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    West Zealand is a part of Denmark steeped in history. From the stone age through the Viking era, medieval times and the present, West Zealand has played an important role in Danish history. The region is home to the impressive cathedral city Roskilde, dating back to Viking times. West Zealand has plenty of Viking attractions to look at, including Viking ships and Viking fortresses. The region is scattered with small market towns and quiet harbours, and the nature consists of beautiful fjords, beaches, cliffs, rolling hills and islands.

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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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    Danish regions: West Zealand

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    Lining the Great Belt Coast, West Zealand's islands offer diverse landscapes and interesting sites. All are easily accessible from Funen and Zealand.

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    South Zealand offers you the highest cliffs in the country, Møn’s Cliff (Møns Klint) and Stevn’s Cliff (Stevns Klint). These dramatic, white fortresses border the Baltic Sea and are a great place to hike. You can reach these natural phenomena easily by road. The rest of the area is characterised by open, green landscapes, beautiful beaches and bridges connecting South Zealand with the rustic islands of Falster, Lolland and Møn. The islands are popular holiday spots and it’s easy to see why. You’ll find great attractions, laid-back living and some of the best beaches in Zealand.

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    North Zealand is a popular holiday destination in Denmark, not least because of its beautiful nature, pristine beaches and proximity to Copenhagen. North Zealand has everything for the nature enthusiast - deep woodlands, open landscapes and varied coastlines.

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    North Zealand strives to provide experiences of high quality to all visitors. The region excells at culinary treats made from local produce to guarantee the highest quality. North Zealand is also known as the green gardens of Copenhagen with sandy beaches, breath-taking views over Kattegat from high cliffs, two of the largest lakes in Denmark and Denmark's second largest forest, Gribskov.

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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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    Nordic cuisine at a haunted medieval castle

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    Danish regions: North Zealand Palaces, castles and stately homes - North Sealand offers royal attractions and unique experiences. With its rolling woods, lakes and beaches, the region's parkland nature invites you to take the slow road. Enjoy the splendour of the Danish Riviera with inspiring art museums and outstanding hospitality.

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    Feel the power of the North Sea on West Jutland’s wind-swept beaches. Take in the vast Wadden Sea National Park, a haven for birds and wildlife.

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    You can spend days exploring the wide, sandy beaches and expansive dunes of the West Jutland coast.

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    Just as West Jutland's landscape is dominated by the sea, so is its culture and heritage. Feel the maritime past pulse through you at museums, lighthouses, galleries and historical buildings across the region.

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    Weather-beaten wildernesses and fantastic destinations for walking, water sports and birdwatching.

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    Experience the best of Denmark, ZEALAND'S WEST COAST

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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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    West Jutland is typified by small harbour and fishing towns. The largest of these, Esbjerg, is a bustling port town. All of them are shaped by the maritime history of this historic area.

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    Artistic heritage The special light on the exposed Odsherred peninsula has always attracted many artists. You can see their work at a great selection of galleries and exhibitions in the area. The Painters' Farm (Malergården) is the former home of local artist Sigurd Swane and his family, near Plejerup, and is open to the public as a museum.

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    Sheltered from the elements and tucked away on the Great Belt, West Zealand's coast is a calm and relaxed part of the country, perfect for family beach time.

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

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    Danish regions: South and South West Jutland The region of South Jutland offers unique nature – from wide-open marshlands and tidal flatlands to sandy beaches. You can go oyster hunting or seal watching in the Wadden Sea National Park. Close by you find Denmark’s oldest town, Ribe, and living history at the Ribe Viking Centre. The well-known theme park LEGOLAND® is among the region’s top attractions.

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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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    West Zealand offers easy access and safe meeting destinations and unique opportunities to design your meeting with locally inspired activities. West Zealand has played an important role in Danish history, from the Viking era to medieval times, to the present.  With its impressive Viking legacy, having your meeting in West Zealand can include medieval food and sailing on real Viking ships.

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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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    Aarhus, Denmark's second city, buzzes at the heart of this region. Within easy reach of the city are picturesque fjord towns, set in beautiful nature and close to fantastic sights.

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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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    West Jutland has some of the most beautiful nature in Denmark. Dunes, heathlands, windswept beaches, inlets, straits, bays and plantations, - West Jutland has it all! The dramatic coastline is shaped by the uncompromising North Sea , and to the north the landscape is characterised by countless bays, straits and inlets by the beautiful Limfjorden.

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    With your meeting in West Jutland, your will be surrounded by some of the most beautiful nature in Denmark, including the UNESCO World Heritage site the Wadden Sea National Park. Experience the maritime past in historical venue sites and seafood specialties. 

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    West Jutland is all about life at the coast, be it relaxing, walking, cycling or putting on the wetsuit and heading out to unique water sports areas.

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    You can’t beat South-West Jutland for birdwatching. So pack up your binoculars and head west!

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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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    It's all about the seafood in Denmark's most dramatic coastal region!

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    Destination development company Royal North Sealand is ready to launch its new meeting concept 'Transformative Meetings’ to international meeting planners at IMEX 2012. 

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    New Nordic cuisine at a beachside mansion

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    Absorb wonderful art, architecture and sea views at Louisiana, Denmark’s most popular modern art gallery Follow Shakespeare’s Hamlet to it setting, Kronborg Castle Relax in the cute fishing villages and beach areas of the North Sealand coast See the stunning Frederiksberg Castle, nestled on a lake  Visit the home of the late, great writer Karen Blixen Further reading

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    Michelin chef Paul Cunningham from Copenhagen’s starred restaurant, The Paul, has taken over the helm at the idyllic inn Henne Kirkeby Kro, in the west of Denmark. 

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    Marshlands, a Viking heritage centre and Denmark’s oldest cathedral city

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    The restaurant takes its name from Babette’s Feast, the novel by legendary Danish author Karen Blixen in which a sumptuous French-inspired meal is served to unappreciative Danish country locals. That isn’t the case at restaurant Babette close to the old royal town of Vordingborg on Sealand’s southern coast where the restaurant is one of the region’s star culinary attractions. There is, however, one similarity with Blixen’s novel – the kitchen is headed by a woman.

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    According to the Economist, the Nordic countries – Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Finland – should serve as a role model for politicians across party colours.

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    A sandy ‘pirate’s beach’ and one of the world’s most family-friendly amusement parks.

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    Wide-open marshlands and a royal village with gourmet treats

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    Denmark’s coastal wilderness!

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    Cycling and horse riding in the great outdoors

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    The towns of Northern Denmark have inspired artists and industrialists alike over the centuries. They are fascinating places to visit and are interspersed with many popular holiday spots.

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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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    The Wadden Sea National Park is Denmark's largest and newest national park. It's also a UNESCO World Heritage Site because of its enormous ecological importance as the world's largest unbroken system of intertidal sand and mud flats. Head here for unbeatable birdwatching!

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    Open farmland, Denmark’s highest sand dune and one of Scandinavia’s top gourmet experiences

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