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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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    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 (food). But managing to eat there is another matter entirely! Getting a table at the World’s Best Restaurant 2014, as voted by renowned Restaurant Magazine, is not so easy. But for those who book ahead, you’re in for an extraordinary culinary experience.

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    Seafood, Nordic cuisine, gourmet experiences – there are many good reasons to dine with the Danes. All across Denmark you’ll experience fine gastronomy at inns, hotels and prized urban restaurants. Download itinerary as PDF

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    During food festival Copenhagen Cooking, Mads Refslund, one of the founding chefs of restaurant Noma and now executive chef at Acme in New York, is cooking underground in old water cisterns.

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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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    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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    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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    Combine cycling with sailing or golfing by a tranquil island cove

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

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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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    They did it again. noma. For the third consecutive year, the restaurant noma is listed no. 1 on the S.Pellegrino ‘World’s 50 Best Restaurants’-list which is hosted by the esteemed Restaurant Magazine and the result of over 800 leading chefs and culinary writers worldwide casting their vote for their favourite restaurant. 

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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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    National park wayside inn headed by Aarhus top chef

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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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    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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    Why not treat your meeting participant to food that tastes great and that help keep the energy level high? More and more hotels in Denmark focuses on organic and healthy food. Our MINDevent partners are two of them, Radssion Blu's Brain Food Brain Food is a new concept developed by chefs at Radisson Blu hotels for meeting and conference guests.

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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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    Tivoli Gardens celebrates a Russian inspired Christmas from 11 November to 30 December with the launch of a 2000 m2 Russian city within the amusement park. Among the attractions of the Russian city is a Tivoli version of St. Basil's Cathedral at the Red Square in the Kremlin, featuring a 21 m tower with onion domes and a carillon.

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

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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 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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    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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    Welcome to a summary of all VisitDenmark's travel guides, on everything from well-known Danish attractions such as Tivoli and Christiania, to hidden gems and undiscovered places like public gardens and popular shopping districts. Our travel guides on Denmark are grouped according to interest and you can find quick and easy inspiration for holidays with children, Danish events, romantic weekend breaks to Denmark or active adventures in Denmark's unspoilt nature.

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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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    Family heirloom are often handed down from generation to generation. Sometimes a piece of jewelry, a Christmas ornaments, or maybe an ancient blue fluted coffee cup from Royal Copenhagen? These Family Heirlooms all tell a story. Please share your family story by uploading a picture of your Danish Family Heirlooms to Instagram and tag it #DanishHeirlooms

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

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    Denmark’s best kept secret… until now? Danish pastries aren’t really Danish!

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    Denmark is Scandinavia's gourmet capital with 13 Michelin-starred restaurants. Congratulations to the following restaurants, which have been given one or two Michelin stars in the 2013 edition of the Michelin Guide. The list includes one new restaurant compared to 2012.

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    Yes, noma is one of the world’s best restaurants, but you’ll find the world’s best chef (2011) slaving away in another world-class Copenhagen eatery.

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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.