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    Make Christmas shopping a memorable experience this year, with a trip to one of Denmark's atmospheric Christmas markets. From November onwards, Denmark explodes with magical Christmas markets. There are those at the heart of Copenhagen, the famous Tivoli Christmas market and traditional Christmas markets at castles and manor houses around Denmark. Warm yourself with a cup of mulled wine (gløgg) and take your time picking out that perfect Danish design gift or decoration to take home, with the help of this guide.

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    Spruce! Gifts! Sweets! On Zealand, Møn and Lolland-Falster yuletide is all about Christmas markets and concerts in historic surroundings at beautifully located castles and manors and in some of the country's oldest merchant towns.

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    Denmark is one of the oldest monarchies in the world and its long legacy is perfectly preserved in its many fine castles, manor houses and gardens. Many are still used by the royal family today and most are open for you to explore, with exhibitions, museums, art collections and other events throughout the year.

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    Its Magical. Inspiring. Fun! The Danes are crazy about Christmas. Since the Viking Age – and even before – the Danes have celebrated the dark of winter and that cosy, scarf-snuggling mood they call hygge.

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    Feel Denmark at its warmest this Christmas; a season steeped in unique traditions and magical experiences. As the weather cools down, the festive spirit heats up and Denmark glows with Christmas markets and Danish celebrations, both indoors and out. Here you can browse guides on Denmark's best Christmas markets, be inspired on where to go Christmas shopping or find out how Danes bring a little magic into their Danish Christmas celebrations.

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    Christmas starts early in Denmark when, in mid-November, market squares and streets are dressed for the holiday season. There’s a unique atmosphere - and Christmas spirit. Visit the Christmas markets at Egeskov Castle on Funen, experience Christmas of old in Aarhus - and go ice-skating. Download itinerary as PDF

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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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    There are many spectacular castle and manor hotels around Denmark - all romantic and inspiring destinations. Staying at a manor offers the opportunity to dine like a prince in fine, centuries-old settings and enjoy activities in open nature - such as golfing. Find inspiration at Denmark’s age-old manors and castles nationwide. Download as PDF

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    In Denmark, Christmas is celebrated on Christmas Eve (24 December). It’s a day full of busy present-buying , dinner preparations and anticipation! Presents are exchanged and Danish families come together to eat, drink and be merry.

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    Want to learn more about how the Danes celebrate Christmas? Download our 'Yuletide in Denmark' pdf to find out all you need to know about Danish Christmas traditions and celebrations.

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    Denmark’s second-largest city, Aarhus is fast becoming a favoured destination among travellers. The city’s impressive art museum features Danish-Iceland artist Olafur Eliasson’s spectacular rainbow skywalk – and new dockland developments are transforming the cityscape. But when it comes to the Christmas holiday season, Aarhus is a city of old with a unique yuletide spirit.

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    What can be more hygge than walking around all the Christmas stalls with your friends or family shopping Christmas presents, trees, decorations and sweets while the smell of sugar roasted almonds fills the air?

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    The Danes love good food and drink all year round, but especially during the festive season. Aside from the much-anticipated Christmas Eve dinner, Danes spend the run up to and after Christmas enjoying festive lunches and dinners with friends, colleagues and family. Many of Denmark's Christmas traditions are centred around a table full of delicious food and chairs full of great company.

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    Denmark has literally hundreds of castles, manors and palaces. Many are still privately owned by aristocratic families, who welcome visitors to their magnificent homes and private collections. Enjoy these impressive heritage homes and their parkland surroundings either in country settings nationwide or in major towns and cities. Download as PDF

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    The historic towns of the wide-open marshlands of South Jutland are 'little gems on a string' any time of year, not least during the Christmas season!

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    A big part of the Danish Christmas hygge is about decorating your home with Christmas ornaments, candles and Christmas elves.

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    The Christmas tree is central to the Danish way of celebrating the festive season.

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    In Denmark, history comes to life right before your eyes – and it’s easy and fun to take part as it unfolds. Let your clients visit some of the world’s biggest and oldest open-air museums in Copenhagen and Aarhus. Let them learn what it was like to be a true Viking from the many Viking museums or send them off to feel the presence of ancient history in medieval towns in the provinces of the country. With a thousand years of royal history, Denmark is home to castles, palaces, churches and remarkable Viking monuments, inviting visitors to experience the greatness of ancient times.

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    Denmark's largest city is full of opportunities to get in a proper Christmas spirit. Enjoy the beautiful Christmas lights in Tivoli, experience the atmosphere at the many Christmas markets or indulge yourself with hot chocolate and a large piece of cake at the oldest confectionary in Denmark.

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    Another great part of Christmas hygge in Denmark is when friends, colleagues or families gather for a traditional Christmas lunch, or 'julefrokost'.

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    Christmas starts early in Denmark when, in late November, market squares and streets are dressed for the holiday season. There’s a unique atmosphere - and a spirit of Christmas. Visit beautifully decorated markets, soak up the yuletide atmosphere of Tivoli Gardens - one of Europe’s most magical Christmas experiences - and explore Copenhagen’s pedestrianised city centre, a shopper’s paradise packed with luxury brand stores and cosy cafés.

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    Christmas hygge goes hand in hand with cooking and eating traditional Danish Christmas food.

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    Follow the footsteps of Danish royalty - one of the oldest monarchies in the world - as you take your delegates through the majestic castles of Denmark. Give your delegates a unique experience with a visit to Amalienborg, which is the current residence of the Danish royal family. Or have your meeting at the setting of William Shakespeare's Hamlet, Kronborg Castle – a UNESCO World Heritage site. Here delegates can experience an alternative type of sightseeing – a historical treasure hunt taking place inside and outside the castle.

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    Come to Denmark over the Christmas season and you'll get the chance to experience a country steeped in Christmas traditions; some shared with other parts of the world, others distinctly and uniquely Danish. Bring a little Denmark into your Christmas!

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    If you’re looking for a place to stay on a grander scale, then a Danish castle or manor house hotel is just for you. There are many spectacular castle and manor house hotels around Denmark. Treat yourself like royalty and stay in a prestigious and historic setting, with state-of-the-art amenities. Staying in a castle or manor house is the best of old and new Denmark in one holiday experience.

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    Its never just an ordinary sight inspection when Copenhagen CVB and Business Events Denmark invite event planners to join their famtrips. This December 27 event planners experienced Copenhagen, Danish Christmas and the Danish Meeting Design Concept Meetovation first hand.

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    At the top of the European Continent, North Jutland offers a windswept beachscape of mighty drifting sand dunes and heather-clad heaths. Its the perfect yuletide escape!

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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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    The Danes love good food and drink, and the festive season is no different. Christmas in Denmark is full of traditions centered around enjoying a good meal in the company of friends.

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    Live in the moment... The best holiday moments in life are made with friends and loved ones and there's no better place to create life-long memories than a Danish holiday home. Scattered across the country and often found next to beautiful coastline, quiet forests or picturesque lakes, Denmark's holiday homes are a national passion. Read on to find inspiration for and help booking a summer home holiday in Denmark.

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    Denmark and BoConcept are offering you the chance to win a trip to Copenhagen! Before you take part, it's important you read and agree to our terms and conditions. And see what you can win, of course! To read our competition terms and conditions, please choose your country of residence from the list below.

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    In Denmark, history comes to life right before your eyes – and it’s easy and fun to take part as it unfolds. Visit some of the world’s biggest and oldest open-air museums in Copenhagen and Aarhus, learn what it was like to be a true Viking from the many Viking museums and feel the presence of ancient history in medieval towns in the provinces of the country.

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    Hygge refers to the special feel of warmth and togetherness, the kind of feeling which can also be created by listening to good music.

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    Christmas in Tivoli is a dear tradition amongst Copenhageners. If you are in Copenhagen in November or December, do not miss Tivoli's Christmas lights, market and entertainment for the world. The Christmas market has 50 stalls, all selling gifts and decorations, arts and crafts, delicious snacks and hot drinks to keep you warm. Read more about Christmas in Tivoli.

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    The Destination Manager Thais Merchado from Tumlare Corporation went on a trip with us to Odense, Aalborg and Aarhus. Read her take on Denmark in this mini-interview

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    Manors, please! When recommending visits to castles and manor houses in Denmark, you will send your clients time-travelling through history. And what a history! Denmark is the oldest monarchy in the world with castles and fortresses that were built both for splendour and for defence. They also served to support the artists of Denmark by offering lodgings in return for entertainment. After all, how many countries can claim to have world-famous Shakespeare dramas written about their castles?

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    The heart of Copenhagen is in many ways untouched. Fall in love with Nyhavn, Nyboder, and the Old Town of Copenhagen on a journey from location to destination as you walk through the city. Prepare yourself to be amazed by beautiful architecture and historical buildings on a walk in the footsteps of the film settings of 'The Danish Girl'. Here's a selection of places to visit on your city stroll.

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    Discover your Danish heritage If your ancestors originally came from Denmark visiting the country of your ethnic roots could very well be the trip of your life. Whether you know a little or a lot about your Danish ancestor or ancestors, this page is designed to give help you trace your Danish roots, and you a good impression of what life was like for your relative – and perhaps even inspire you to make the trip to the Old Country yourself. Visit Denmark and walk in the footsteps of your ancestors.

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    One of the most commonly-used words in Denmark has no English translation. Hygge, pronounced hoo-ga, is often translated as coziness. But to the Danes, hygge means a lot more than that. Deeply rooted in the Danish culture, hygge is about living in the moment and spending quality time with friends and family. Enjoying delicious food or a great cup of coffee, having a good time with loved ones or creating a cozy atmosphere, usually by lighting candles. That's hygge. It even has its own adjective, as in: “This restaurant is so hyggelig” or "It was hyggeligt to meet you."

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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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    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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    BoConcept invites you to experience the unique magic of Danish Christmas at selected stores around the world. Take a nihola cargo-bike ride with Santa, decorate Christmas trees with traditional Danish decorations or treat yourself to Christmas goodies. It's all happening in a BoConcept near you, in December 2013!

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    The Christmas hygge can easily be experienced if you turn to an old classic.

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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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    Making your own Christmas confectioneries and eating it too is a big part of Danish Christmas hygge.

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    Denmark has literally hundreds of castles and palaces once home to kings and princes. They are splendidly situated in scenic settings. Some in cities, such as Copenhagen, and others in open countryside. Most are open to the public and offer a chance to experience centuries of royal heritage.  Download as PDF

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    Siden 2004 har Meetovation projektet givet Danmark en suveræn first-mover position på det internationale mødemarked.  Nu er en videreudvikling af projektet skudt i gang med Meetovation 3.0. Meetovation 3.0 skal imødekomme den stigende konkurrence i den internationale mødebranche og bibeholde Danmarks nuværende status og troværdighed. Del dine ideerEn koncept taskforce er i gang med at videreudvikle og innovere Meetovation konceptet.

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    & FUNEN: Staying at a Danish country inn or a seaside hotel is a great way to discover Denmark’s scenic beauty and the charm of its culinary traditions. Beautifully located by Danish shores, you find numerous seaside inns and hotels. Sit back and enjoy inspiring cuisine and the peace and quiet of scenic coastal nature. 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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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.