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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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    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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    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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    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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    You can spend days exploring the wide, sandy beaches and expansive dunes of the West Jutland 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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    Weather-beaten wildernesses and fantastic destinations for walking, water sports and birdwatching.

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    North Jutland, Denmark's most northerly region, has plenty of appeal for an active holiday throughout the year. With 1,450km of broad, sandy beaches and a picturesque, unspoiled hinterland, a holiday in North Jutland brings together outdoor adventures and Viking history with blue seas, big skies and lots of good, clean fun. Here's VisitDenmark's pick of the best:

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    Enjoy the unique tidal marshlands in this part of Denmark and explore the way the dynamic relationship between land, sea and wind shapes not only the culture of the region but also the local produce. On a gastronomic tour of South-West Jutland you’ll have the chance to sample exceptional produce from passionate food artisans and to escape into one of Denmark’s most unique national parks, soon to join the list of World Heritage Sites.

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    The mainland part of Denmark, Jutland, offers lively cities and cultural highlights as well as wide-open nature, sandy beaches and seaside towns. Jutland has all that the heart desires…

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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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    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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    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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    South Jutland is Denmark’s historic borderland and has both a rich and varied past and a unique culture. South Jutland is a gentle, open land, bordered by Little Belt to the east and the UNESCO World Heritage site the Wadden Sea National Park to the west.

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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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    The North of Jutland is an island on the top of Denmark, split from mainland Jutland by the enormous Limfjord. To the north, it juts dramatically out into sea on all sides. You’ll find that this isolation produces a very special light and more hours of sunshine than the rest of Denmark. The landscape is beautiful but harsh, with endless white beaches, sand dunes, cliffs, heathland and forests. Witness the bizarre sight of trees bending east from the sheer force of the prevailing wind or take a break from the wind around the sheltered straits, inlets and bays of the Limfjord.

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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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    Rich in Viking heritage and a favourite hang-out of Danish painters, North Jutland's cultural and historical offerings are many. Take time out from the beach to explore the region's artistic and historical traditions.

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    South Jutland has some unique and popular holiday islands, which are easy to visit from the mainland. Take the tractor bus over to Mandø or walk on some of Europe's widest beaches on Rømø. Rømø and Mandø lie in the Wadden Sea National Park, Denmark's newest UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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    East Jutland offers you a wonderful combination of fertile landscape, expansive forests, sandy shorelines and bustling big cities. The green and hilly landscape of the region was formed by the glaciers of the last glaciation. Valleys, gorges and deep fjords were all carved by the flow of glacial melt water and when the ice finally disappeared around 14,000 years ago, it left a beautiful, hilly moraine landscape. You’ll find that East Jutland is easily accessible and full of varied, outdoor experiences. It's also home to Denmark's dynamic second city, Aarhus.

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

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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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    An ancient land, East Jutland sweeps you back through history, from Viking sights to 400 years BC, with the grizzly body of The Tollund Man in Silkeborg.

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    VisitAalborg Convention and VisitNordjylland are once more boosting the number of certified 'Meetovators' in Denmark's most northernly region.

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

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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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    The new initiative, Powered by Cycling: Panorama offers a unique chance to explore inspiring locations of historic interest in Denmark.

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    VisitDenmark met up with Peer Heldgaard Kristensen, Managing Director of VisitAarhus and one of the driving forces behind the ICCA Scandinavian Sustainability Chapter, to get his view on Aarhus/Denmark as a leading sustainable meetings destination.

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    VisitDenmark met up with Peer Heldgaard Kristensen, Managing Director of VisitAarhus and one of the driving forces behind the ICCA Scandinavian Sustainability Chapter, to get his view on Aarhus/Denmark as a leading sustainable meetings destination.

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    As the only place in the world, the Aalborg Congress & Culture Centre (AKKC) in North Jutland has launched a unique 'Park of Music'...

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    VisitDenmark had a word with Headchef Thorsten Schmidt of restaurant Kählers at Tivoli Gardens in Copenhagen to learn more about the new venue's unique food and design concept and to get Thorsten's thoughts on the New Nordic Cuisine.

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

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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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    Danish Giro-cities dress in pink The work to dress Herning and Horsens in pink for the start of Giro d’Italia on May 5th - 7th is taking shape

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

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    VisitAarhus receives regional award on behalf of everyone involved in the Scandinavian Destination Sustainability Index

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    Throughout North Jutland, you sense the sea and its proximity. The region is shaped by its closeness to the North Sea and is a dynamically beautiful holiday destination.

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    On the doorstep of the world famous amusement park LEGOLAND®, lies the brand new LEGOLAND® Holiday Village; a family-friendly place including a hostel, themed cabins and a campsite and a attractive value-for-money meeting venue too...

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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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