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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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    Photo Contest - Official Rules

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    You’ve seen The Little Mermaid, spent an unforgettable night in Tivoli and had your picture taken with the royal guards at Amalienborg Palace. Now it’s time to explore the hidden gems of the city. With this guide to Copenhagen’s best-kept secrets, head off the beaten track and truly experience the heart of the city.

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    During the course of The Danish Girl's running time, we visit more than a dozen Copenhagen locations.

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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 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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    Danish regions: Copenhagen An open, green and liveable city, Copenhagen is celebrated for its quality of life – for its bicycles, contemporary design and Nordic-centred cuisine. One of Europe’s major cruise destinations, the city also offers a historic skyline and waterside modern architecture. North of the city you will find royal heritage, rolling woodlands and romantic seaside towns. The classic Copenhagen A royal, historic city, Copenhagen offers renaissance splendour, waterside romance - and the world's biggest Viking ship!

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    "King Gorm made these runes in honour of his wife Thyra, the pride of Denmark". Such is the inscription on one of the rune stones in Jelling. Rune stones were raised by Vikings to honour loved ones'memories, to proclaim important subjects, tell stories or to brag about achievements.

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    The Danish monarchy is a popular institution in Denmark and is one of the oldest in the world. The current monarch, Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II, can trace her lineage back to the first Viking kings of Denmark over 1000 years ago. Denmark is a wonderful place to experience royal traditions, monuments, palaces and celebrations.

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    Danish regions: Aarhus and East Jutland From the wide-open west coast to the wooded east coast at the city of Aarhus, East Jutland is a region of great diversity. Aarhus has emerged as a new city destination with one of Scandinavia's leading modern art museums and Nordic-centred gastronomy.  

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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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    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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    Lose yourself in the rolling heathlands of Djursland’s National Park Spend an exciting weekend in Aarhus, Denmark’s second city Cycle or hike the many, varied trails of The Lake District Go green on Samsø island, home of some of Denmark’s best produce

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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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    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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    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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    Christmas traditions and Christmas hygge are so important to the Danes that we even had to make the festive season into a festival.

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    Når du utforsker Hærvejen til fots er den vakre naturen så mye mer enn bare bilder i bakgrunnen, her kommer du tett på, og du blir selv en del av landskapsmaleriet.

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    A royal village inn with gourmet dining

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    If the thought of experiencing a capital city on two wheels scares you, Copenhagen will soon change your mind. The city is built for cyclists and you’ll see more bikes than cars in the city centre. A third of Copenhageners commute to work by bicycle and it’s not unusual to see people in suits, heels and skirts effortlessly pedalling past.

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    Denmark is a safe country packed with fun offerings for all the family. From world class attractions, such as Legoland, to thousands of kilometres of unspoilt beaches, you'll find something for your whole family on holiday in Denmark.

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    Diverse, modern and fun, Aarhus is one of the happiest cities on Earth. A visit to its art galleries, cosy Latin Quarter or the Old Town will show you just why Aarhus' residents, and visitors, are so happy…

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    A thousand years ago, the Vikings forced themselves onto the world stage and left an indelible mark on many parts of Europe. Denmark, their homeland, has been shaped by Viking culture and here are some of the places you can see this most strikingly.

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    It's all about the produce! You can drop in to many, local farm shops around West Zealand, with a great selection of locally-produced fruit and vegetables. The area around Lammefjord is known for its delicate asparagus, carrots and potatoes. Further reading Read more about West Zealand. Read more about Danish food.

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    Hike the top of Denmark’s highest chalk cliff, Møns Klint Kick back and relax at Marielyst, Falster’s popular summer resort Wander the ancient streets in Køge’s historic quarter

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    According to the Economist, the Nordic countries – Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Finland – should serve as a role model for politicians across party colours.

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    Marvel at Roskilde Cathedral, the dramatic resting place of Danish kings and queens Experience 1000 years of history at the Viking Ship Museum

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    The Nature Agency produces information leaflets containing maps and descriptions of all public nature areas in Denmark. You can pick up these helpful guides for free at local tourist offices. 

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    A short trip from Aarhus you'll find white-sand beaches along the Kattegat coast and numerous fjords.

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    Riding in a prairie wagon, cycling, angling, kayaking - whatever you're in to, East Jutland is the place to try it!

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    Explore the hilly landscape covering West Zealand and the ancient burial mounds and other remnants of the past hidden there.

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    Artistic heritage The special light on the exposed Odsherred peninsula has always attracted many artists. You can see their work at a great selection of galleries and exhibitions in the area. The Painters' Farm (Malergården) is the former home of local artist Sigurd Swane and his family, near Plejerup, and is open to the public as a museum.

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    Bringing your kids to Denmark? If you’re looking for ideas and inspiration for budget or free attractions in Denmark for kids, read on. Learn about free entry museums, films and theater, fun experiences in cities and nature and much more. It is possible to do Denmark on a budget or for free even with the kids in tow!

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    South Zealand is packed full of outdoor activity opportunities. Everything from cycling, horse-riding and kayaking is on offer for you to enjoy.

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    Use your head! Even though you’re not required to use a helmet in Denmark, it’s always a good idea to cycle with one, especially if you are on a cycling holiday with children. Though Denmark is one of the safest places to cycle in, the last thing you want is to finish your holiday with a concussion or worse. 

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    A naturally produce-rich area. Tour the region's islands and farms to sample delicious Danish products.

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    Easy accessibility, excellent infrastructure and relaxed efficiency. One of Europe's most important air hubs, the acclaimed Copenhagen Airport, is just a 12-minute train ride from the city centre.  Several international flights also operate at smaller regional airports in Billund, Aarhus and Aalborg and public transportation is found everywhere and works like clockwork! Copenhagen Airport: www.cph.dk Aarhus Airport: www.aar.dk Aalborg Airport: www.aal.dk

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    An easily accessible area with rivers and lakes for watery adventures and great cycle routes for cyclists.

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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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    Getting to and around Copenhagen is easy, fast and convenient. Buses, trains, metro, bicycles, taxis, even harbour buses - there are plenty of modes of transport to choose from when navigating across the capital. This means you can fit in many more more sights and experiences in a weekend than would be possible in many other destinations.

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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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    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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    Passion for food, intimacy & transparency A passion for food, raw ingredients and hospitality. This is the essence of Comwell Soro, which is undergone a total transformation from an inn into a modern, fully transparent conference hotel. The hotel’s mission is openness, visibility and exceptional food throughout the day – and the new Comwell Soro delivers on all three – both on and off the menu.

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    Did you know that there are more than 1.5 million Americans in the US today with the surname Jensen, Christensen, Rasmussen and Nielsen? Those are all Danish surnames which are carried by descendants of Danes who immigrated to America. Are you one of them? In this article you can read more about Danish surnames and Danish heritage.

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    Top 15 fun facts about Denmark: Fun fact #1:Danes really like pickled herring. Fun fact #2: Danes enjoy salty licorice with a cold glas of milk. Fun fact #3: Danes have a strong sense of irony.

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    The bridge that has no corners is already a hit among Copenhageners as well as visitors. With some 5,000 daily users, Olafur Eliasson's Circle Bridge brings new life to Copenhagen's popular waterfront.

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    Famtrip Programme August 19th - 20th We are happy to welcome you to Copenhagen, Denmark. Here is the programme and everything we will see and do on this MIND famtrip! Find out more about the activities and schedule for our famtrip in August by taking a look at our programme.

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    Visit two very unique holiday islands, Samsø (Samsoe) and Anholt in the Kattegat - the stretch of water between Jutland and Zealand and north of Funen (Fyn). See Denmark's so-called desert on Anholt, or the dramatic effects of glaciation on Samsø.

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    Aarhus, Denmark's second city, buzzes at the heart of this region. Within easy reach of the city are picturesque fjord towns, set in beautiful nature and close to fantastic sights.

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    There are many reasons why you can’t beat seeing Denmark from a bicycle and here are ten to get you going.

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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.