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    Skagen is one of the most idyllic towns of Denmark

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    Laidback luxury and gourmet dining in old-world Skagen

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    VisitDenmark “Win a Trip to Copenhagen & Skagen” Sweepstakes Official Rules The VisitDenmark “Win a Trip to Copenhagen & Skagen” Sweepstakes is intended for participation only in the United States shall be construed according to, and governed exclusively by, United States. Do not participate in the Sweepstakes unless you meet the eligibility requirements set forth below and are physically located in the United States at the time of entry. OFFICIAL RULES - NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHEREVER PROHIBITED.

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    Stand in two seas at once at The Branch (Grenen), Denmark’s northernmost point Uncover the intriguing buried church in the dunes south of Skagen Wander round the artistic seaside town of Skagen

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    The towns of Northern Denmark have inspired artists and industrialists alike over the centuries. They are fascinating places to visit and are interspersed with many popular holiday spots.

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    Rich in Viking heritage and a favourite hang-out of Danish painters, North Jutland's cultural and historical offerings are many. Take time out from the beach to explore the region's artistic and historical traditions.

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    Visit Amalienborg and the Royal family in Denmark and get lots of historical royal news up front. THAT is good ad-on to your holiday.

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    All of nature's best Fresh fish form an important part of the region's culinary specialties. Other North Jutland delicacies for you to enjoy include air-cured ham from Ålbæk, Norway lobster, salt from Læsø, mussels and oysters from the Limfjord, Vildmosen potatoes, schnapps and aquavit. Further reading Read more about North Jutland. Read more about Danish food.

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

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    With water on every side and a maximum distance of 50km to the coast, North Jutland is all about beach life and swimming.

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    Share your love of Skagen, Løkken, Rubjerg Knude and Råbjerg Mile with the world! These are just some of North Jutland's most iconic landmarks and popular tourist attractions.

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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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    Throughout North Jutland, you sense the sea and its proximity. The region is shaped by its closeness to the North Sea and is a dynamically beautiful holiday destination.

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    North Jutland, Denmark's most dynamic natural area, offers many wonderful natural playgrounds to explore.

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    Denmark is one of Europe's top cruise destinations. Copenhagen has been rated Europe's Leading Cruise Port by the World Travel Awards several times. Other renowned Danish cruise destinations include Aarhus, Elsinore, Skagen and Bornholm.

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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 has a world of free events on offer all year round, but especially in the summer months. Shake your stuff to Danish and international artists at a music festival, let your hair down at a harbour or city festival, or find that special item at an outdoor market.

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    Aalborg is a multi-faceted city full of contrasts. A city with a lust for life and all of its pleasures. It’s also grand on a manageable scale with all the major city attractions within easy distance.

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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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    The Danish Meetovation concept and training programme was launched in early 2010 and today, the constantly evolving concept and course is targeting hotel and conference centre staff as well as corporate and association meeting planners.

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    Ce guide, réalisé en collaboration avec L'Agence Nature Danoise, vous emmène à 20 des meilleurs lieux au Danemark. Alors qu'attendez-vous? Sortez en plein air du Danemark!

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    The mainland part of Denmark, Jutland, offers lively cities and cultural highlights as well as wide-open nature, sandy beaches and seaside towns. Jutland has all that the heart desires…

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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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    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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    You don’t need to spend a fortune or stay at Denmark’s gourmet seaside hotels to experience the luxury of Denmark’s best culinary offerings. Here are six great culinary experiences in Denmark that won’t break the bank:

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    Copenhagen Cooking food festival, which takes place from 23 August to 1 September, has a special focus on social food this year. Get ready to eat at long tables, exotic street kitchens and mobile kitchens in Copenhagen’s squares and public spaces.

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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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    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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    Visit one of Denmark's picturesque small towns and walk through centuries of Danish history. Each has a unique charm and special atmosphere, away from the bustle of everyday life. Ribe, Denmark's oldest town, was recently voted Europe's Best Small Destination. Skagen is a popular seaside town in the North, which has drawn artists and holidaymakers for hundreds of years.

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    The next Nordic foodie trail – top-chef seaside restaurants. Copenhagen 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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    From weird and wonderful events like the Skagen Winter Swimming Festival, to major events like Roskilde Festival and Made in Denmark, part of the European Golf Tour, you’ll find a top event to entice you to Denmark in 2015! Some big events in 2015 are unique to Denmark, such as the Hans Christian Andersen Festival and Distortion, Copenhagen’s renowned all-night street party. Other top events have grown to be some of the biggest of their kind in Scandinavia, such as Copenhagen Marathon, CPH:PIX and CPH:DOX. Get ready for a big year of events in Denmark!

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    Take a West Coast tour of Denmark by bike, with any or all of these 16 scenic Panorama cycle routes. Each individual cycle route is a loop on the national West Coast Cycle Route that runs the length of Jutland's coast, from Rudbøl in the south, to Skagen in the north. Cycle past some of Denmark's most dramatic nature, a diverse range of attractions for all the family and secret places known only to local Danes. 

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    Denmark has some of the most beautiful beaches in Europe. With over 8,700km of coastline, choosing the best of Denmark's fine white sand, family friendly and crowd-free beaches is tough! We've picked some of Denmark's most popular beaches for this guide, bringing together dynamic dune-covered beaches and calm, sheltered beaches great for kids. What's more, you're never more than 50km from the coast in Denmark, which means a day at the seaside is easy. Find your perfect beach in Denmark here:

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    Yes, there are fantastic hotels in Denmark. But how about staying somewhere weird and wonderful on your next visit to Denmark? Spend the night in a prison hotel or a week in a Stone Age village. You can even stay in a lighthouse or on the road with your family on a relaxed prairie wagon holiday.

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    So, you've seen the Little Mermaid, taken a Hans Christian Andersen tour and now you're looking for something a little different? Try any of these weird and wonderful things to do in Denmark and see Scandinavia's smallest kingdom from a whole new perspective!

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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.