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    Thinking of taking a city break in Europe? Love exploring a city’s atmospheric streets or getting up close to local culture? Then Denmark has four fabulous city break destinations especially for you. Danish cities such as Aarhus and Aalborg are small and intimate, making them easy to get to know on a short break. Denmark’s capital, Copenhagen, is the world’s most liveable city and it’s easy to see why when you take a Copenhagen city break.

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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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    Central Jutland offers a wide choice of activities for all ages. Here you find age-old history, tree-topped hillscapes and lakes. Among the attractions are the world’s oldest paddle streamer and family attractions such as zoos and amusement parks. Download itinerary as PDF

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    Danish chefs are leading the way in a new wave of gourmet thinking. Slow food over fast food and focus on locally-sourced produce. That’s the essence of New Nordic cuisine, a sustainable and healthy trend that has taken Scandinavia by storm. Denmark boasts 21 Michelin stars at 18 star-studded restaurants, besides 12 Bib Gourmand restaurants. Here is a selection to try out. Download itinerary as PDF

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    Danish chefs are leading the way in a new wave of gourmet thinking. Slow food over fast food and focus on locally-sourced produce. That’s the essence of New Nordic cuisine, a sustainable and healthy trend that has taken Scandinavia by storm. Denmark boasts 21 Michelin stars at 18 star-studded restaurants, besides 12 Bib Gourmand restaurants. Here is a selection to try out. Download itinerary as PDF

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

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    You’ve probably heard the name, noma, blending the words 'Nordic' and 'mad' (which means 'food' in Danish). 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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    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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    A royal village inn with gourmet dining

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    The tree-topped white cliffs of Møn

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    Looks like Copenhagen is about to even more green in the not too distant future! 23,700 trees will be planted in 2016, and by 2025 all 100,000 trees will be planted as part of Copenhagen’s quest to become the world’s first carbon neutral capital city.

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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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    This handy guide, developed in collaboration with the Danish Nature Agency, takes you to 20 of the best natural places in Denmark. And all of them are free to see. So what are you waiting for? Get out into Denmark’s great outdoors!

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    Give your delegates a delicious experience during and after meetings. Denmark is one of the world's gastronomic hotspots, boasting 21 Michelin stars in 18 world-class restaurants in Copenhagen and Aarhus. Besides dining in one of the gourmet restaurants, you can give your delegates a taste of Denmark in an untraditional way by arranging a cooking workshop with a Michelin chef.

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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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    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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    Encourage your delegates to go green by giving them a sustainable experience in Denmark. Stay in modern sustainable hotels, dine in organic food restaurants or use sustainable modes of transportation. You can save on CO2 and encourage your delegates to act sustainably by renting electric cars during your stay in Denmark. Copenhagen is an ideal destination to try out electric cars with numerous charging stations all around the city.

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    Don't worry if you haven't had time to plan that surprise trip away for Valentine's Day! Copenhagen is a cosy and romantic getaway at any time of the year. Here are some ideas to help you get to know Copenhagen's romantic side on a city break with that someone special.

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    Tivoli is more than just a fairground. It’s a cultural wonderland and historical gem right at the heart of Copenhagen. So buckle up and prepare for a unique mix of big thrills and traditional Danish culture.

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    Combine cycling with sailing or golfing by a tranquil island cove

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    Each year, Copenhagen unveils innovative and distinctive new dining options throughout the city. With a range of new South American restaurants, the Mexican, Peruvian and Venezuelan flavours are now in the spotlight on the Copenhagen restaurant scene.

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    Tivoli is more than just a fairground. It’s a cultural wonderland and historical gem right at the heart of Copenhagen. So buckle up and prepare for a unique mix of big thrills and traditional Danish culture.

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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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    Step back in time on islands without cars... or dogs!

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    National park wayside inn headed by Aarhus top chef

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    En teaterhistorisk perle midt i byen med mere end 1000 pladser, restaurant og diverse sale – til både grandiøse og intime events.

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    Copenhagen is a fantastic city for a short break. It is relatively small with excellent public transport links, so you can cover most of the attractions and diverse neighbourhoods of the capital over a weekend. Here's a guide to getting the most out of 48 hours in Copenhagen.

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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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    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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    Vibrant and forward-thinking, Denmark's second-largest city Aarhus makes a fascinating short-break destination thanks to its winning combination of eye-catching architecture, interesting museums and galleries, historical attractions, Viking heritage, excellent shopping and close proximity to fine, sandy beaches and lush forests.

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    Basement bliss in a historic coastal town

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    Top French cuisine by the beach of a historic town

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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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    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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    Nordic cuisine at a haunted medieval castle

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    An area surrounded by water and dotted with lakes and forests, North Zealand is a great area for a day out or a few days exploring the region's natural offerings.

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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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    Deliciously Danish

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

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    Field-to-fork cuisine at a 300-year-old inn

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    Noma-founder’s hometown hotel

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    Laidback luxury and gourmet dining in old-world Skagen

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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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    Sådan genkender du en britisk turist Hovedparten af de britiske turister i Danmark gæster København. De er rejselystne og rejsevante og har København som en Must See storby på deres liste over rejsemål. De britiske storbyturister er typisk par uden børn og rejser også gerne flere par sammen eller på venne-/venindetur. De er veluddannede og har en mellemhøj eller høj indkomst. De flyver hertil, bor på hotel tæt på byliv og aktivitets- / attraktionstilbud og opfatter ikke Danmark og København som et dyrt sted at besøge. Det er cool, trendy og spændende.

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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.