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    Photo Contest - Official Rules

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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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    Camperbezitters die in Denemarken gebruik maken van de veerdiensten van rederij Færgen zijn voortaan goedkoper uit. De genoemde rederij, die een groot aantal belangrijke veerdiensten onderhoudt, heeft een andere definitie voor campers opgesteld. Deze houdt in dat voor campers die meer dan 3.500 kg wegen niet meer dezelfde prijs betaald hoeft te worden als voor een bus of vrachtwagen. Hierdoor wordt het voor een flink aantal camperbezitters goedkoper om overtochten in Denemarken te maken.

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    Copenhagen Cooking officially opens on August 24th in the presence of HRH Princess Marie, noma's René Redzepi, and Mayor Frank Jensen. The event, which takes place amid The Royal Library’s the Black Diamond’s unique blend of dazzling architecture and world literature, also offers gastronomic flavours from the ocean's depths.

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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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    Denmark is one of Europe's top cruise destinations. Copenhagen has been rated Europe's Leading Cruise Port by the World Travel Awards several times. Other renowned Danish cruise destinations include Aarhus, Elsinore, Skagen and Bornholm.

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    Copenhagen Cooking food festival, which takes place from 23 August to 1 September, has a special focus on social food this year. Get ready to eat at long tables, exotic street kitchens and mobile kitchens in Copenhagen’s squares and public spaces.

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Top 15 fun facts about Denmark: Fun fact #1:Danes really like pickled herring Fun fact #2: Danes enjoy salty licorice with a cold glas of milk Fun fact #3: Danes have a strong sense of irony

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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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    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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    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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    Both Baltic fortress and place of worship, Bornholm's round churches are fascinating windows back in time.

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Did you know that there are more than 1.5 million Americans in the US today with the surname Jensen, Christensen, Rasmussen and Nielsen? Those are all Danish surnames which are carried by descendants of Danes who immigrated to America. Are you one of them? In this article you can read more about Danish surnames and Danish heritage.

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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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    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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    A region packed with attractions, from castles, flower gardens and ancient church frescos to wildlife parks and amusements.

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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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    South Zealand is a holiday-makers’ heaven, with an enormous number of sheltered, sandy beaches for you to choose from.

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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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    Danish public transport is modern, efficient and covers almost the whole country. All the major cities are connected by a rail network, and the greater Copenhagen area is serviced by both trains and a metro system. If you're unsure how to get to Denmark, perhaps train is your preferred option?

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    Hjerl Hede Open Air Museum – living history History is brought to life by costumed artisans and interpretive volunteers in more than 100 farms and heritage buildings relocated from the North Jutland heathlands. Open during holiday seasons throughout the year.  Spøttrup Castle – markets and knight’s tournaments

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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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    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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    Are you a Dane? In the Census 2000, approximately 1.5 million Americans listed themselves as having Danish ancestry. In this article, you can read more about how the ‘Danish-Americans’ came to be.

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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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    South Zealand is dotted with small towns and quaint fishing and harbour villages. Many of the towns have well-preserved medieval areas and attractions and all are well worth a visit.

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    The islands of the Smålandshavet Archipelago offer you everything from quiet cosiness and great fresh produce to relaxed beaches and outdoor activities.

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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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    Who needs paper? Prepare your cycle route online before you leave and follow it on your mobile devices!

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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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    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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    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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    The early stages of Meetovation

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    Aarhus is playing host to the annual ICCA Scandinavia Conference 2013 on 4-5th March 2013.

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    Aalborg University’s Department of Health Science and Technology has secured the International Conference on NeuroRehabilitation (ICNR 2014) to Aalborg in 2014, with Professor Ole K.

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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.