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    The everyday life of a Viking was all about obtaining food and shelter. This was no different for the children who worked and did not go to school. Everything that a child needed to know it learned by doing as the adults did.

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    Explore the hometown of Hans Christian Andersen and Scandinavia’s oldest town, Ribe. And discover Viking history and the world’s first LEGOLAND – all in the Region of South Denmark. Download itinerary for The South of Denmark

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    Follow this easily accessible route around the country and piece together the Viking history of Denmark.

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    A royal village inn with gourmet dining

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    Stride out on Denmark’s widest beach on the holiday island of Rømø See history come alive at the annual ring riding festival in Sønderborg, a medieval jousting sport enjoying a revival Experience the unbelievable Black Sun phenomenon at The Wadden Sea National Park Explore picturesque Ribe, Denmark’s oldest city Wander the historic streets of Christiansfeld, set to become a UNESCO World Heritage Site Further reading Read more about South Jutland.

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    If you love outdoor pursuits and you prefer something a bit different, there are plenty of unusual outdoor activities in Denmark, from porpoise watching to fossil hunting. Here are some suggestion for exhilarating outdoor activities in Denmark.

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

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    This region offers you some of the oldest towns in the country. Visit Kolding with its impressive castle ruins, the Viking town of Ribe or Christiansfeld, set to be a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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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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    Young Danish chefs have breathed new life into the famous open sandwich, Smørrebrød, which dates back to the 19th century. Now Danes are hungrier than ever for their traditional lunch.

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    South Jutland is a historical treasure trove, with well-preserved ancient towns, castles, cathedrals and a multitude of exciting museums.

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    Participants are drawn into an innovative meeting universe that features more than traditional key-note speakers, group work, exhibitions and coffee breaks. Here they are presented with an array of alternative conference facility layouts and activities that provide renewed energy and increased benefits. The concept embraces all aspects of the event ranging from follow-up to theme features such as flowers, culture or nationality.

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    The Copenhagen Marriott hotel offers 401 air-conditioned, spacious rooms with exquisite harbor and Copenhagen city views. All the rooms come with luxurious Marriott bedding with down comforters and rich linens. The hotel is renowned for its 13 superlative conference venues, it's fine catering and attention to detail. The hotel is within walking distance to the Copenhagen Central Station or Tivoli Gardens and only a 15-minute drive from the Copenhagen Airport giving easy access to everything you could need in Copenhagen

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    In an age of all you can eat, all year round, Danish chefs are leading the way in a new wave of gourmet thinking. Slow food over fast food and locally-sourced produce over food shipped from every corner of the planet. That’s the essence of New Nordic cuisine, a sustainable, healthy and delicious trend that has taken Scandinavia by storm.

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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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    A great region for a taste tour, whether you have a sweet tooth or a desire for something more meaty.

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    Walk, hike or ride through seemingly endless, open landscape in this atmospheric part of Denmark.

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    The wide open expanses of South Jutland offer you a wealth of outdoor possibilities, on land, water and wheels.

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    You’ve probably heard the name, noma, blending the words Nordic and mad (food). But managing to eat there is another matter entirely! Getting a table at the World’s Best Restaurant 2014 and third best of 2015 is not so easy. But for those who book ahead, you’re in for an extraordinary culinary experience.

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    "Friendly Match with Goal Spree" is a concept that gives participants a sense of ownership and confidence in times of change and new directions. By informing employees about what is taking place and actively involving them in the process through establishing strategy and plans for implementation, everyone is motivated to do their best on the day of the match as well as later on when the plans are to be realised.

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    New Year's Eve in Denmark is one big party! Many Danes see in the new year with friends and it's not uncommon to see fireworks whizzing around on the streets! At 6pm, people gather by the TV to hear Queen Margrethe's New Year's Eve speech. After that, it's out with the old and in with the new! Denmark's capital, Copenhagen, is a great place to experience New Year's Eve, especially when Danes gather at City Hall Square. Find out why here.

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Share your love of Fanø, Møgeltønder and Ribe with the world! These are just a few of the most popular places to visit in South Jutland. We've picked seven seriously shareable places in South Jutland to add to the list of Denmark's most shareable places. And we're looking forward to seeing your pictures!

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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. The history of South Jutland closely mirrors that of Denmark as a whole. The areas in South Jutland have changed hands countless times throughout history and the region is scattered with historical sites and monuments.

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    Denmark is the historical and spiritual home of the Viking. Danish ancestors explored, settled, traded and plundered far and wide across the world during the period of history known as the Viking Age. Once feared in Europe for their raiding and pillaging, today's Vikings are a peaceful bunch who have long since traded in their long ships for bicycles. But if you want to get a taste of the old Viking culture and way of life, come to Denmark!

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    We've picked Denmark's most shareable places to help you plan where to go and what to share from your travels in Denmark. Here you'll find Danish sights worth sharing and great shots taken by others around Denmark. So pick your destination below, put Denmark's most shareable places on your list of things to see and then get sharing.

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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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    Scandinavia’s Gourmet Capital Continues to Influence the Global Culinary Landscape through New Restaurants and Star-Powered Chefs

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    The next Nordic foodie trail – top-chef seaside restaurantsCopenhagen has fast become one of Europe’s culinary capitals. But some of the nation’s most inspiring culinary destinations, headed by some of Denmark’s most celebrated chefs, are located in pristine coastal nature or in seaside towns along Denmark’s wide-open coast. Welcome to the next Nordic foodie trail!

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    Denmark – quality time for families. Short distances, wide-open nature and the many educational and fun family activities in Denmark allow holidaymakers to enjoy quality experiences with something for everyone.

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    On April 28th, Danish restaurant Noma was crowned the world's best restaurant, pipping last year's Spanish winner to reclaim the increasingly influential title it held for three straight years that guarantees a waiting list for diners.

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    Nordic cuisine with organic and local ingredients in an unpretentious atmosphere characterise the dining scene in Copenhagen. Each restaurant is distinctive with inventive and trendsetting dishes that define Copenhagen as a leading gastronomic destination with the “Best Restaurant in the World,” the “World’s Best Chef,” and a total of 17 Michelin-stars.

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    Stay tuned and check out the latest unique meeting and conference venue - Musikkens Hus - to appear along Aalborg's developing waterfront.

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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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    As critics go wild over New Nordic Cuisine, chefs are reaching out to the man on the street with novel ideas. Ever tried Asian food with a Nordic twist? Welcome to New Nordic 2.0

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    The Danish EU Presidency (EU2012) will have an estimated cost of 35 million Euros. This is less than 1/3 of the costs of the previous Polish EU presidency, which amounted to 115 million Euros. These savings are achieved by choosing partners who are focused on cost savings - and on sustainability. 

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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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    Do you want to learn more about Copenhagen’s many sustainable offers, or just want an update on the Capital of Sustainable Meetings? Then follow VisitDenmark and Wonderful Copenhagen CVB – and six MICE-reporters – via social media to find out more about our tour of the city on 17-19 September 2013.

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    New York October 24, 2011 - Do you know ’schmorrebroud’?!?!! The favorite lunch of the Danes is indeed challenging to pronounce, but it sure is delicious. The grandiose open face sandwich with a base of healthy rye bread and all sorts of goodies on top is a Danish classic. Now you can learn more about the culture behind this increasingly popular food - right from your iPhone.

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    According to the city’s climate strategy Copenhagen is to be the world's first CO2 neutral capital by 2025 and this has the full support of the Copenhageners as a green vibe flows through every corner of the city. Whether you are looking to eat, drink, shop or sleep with a clear conscience, Copenhagen has an eco-friendly option for you.

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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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    From new hotels and renovations to top notch food and spa experiences, Copenhagen hotels offer more than a place to rest your head.

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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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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.