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    Danish regions: North Sealand Palaces, castles and stately homes - North Sealand offers royal attractions and unique experiences. With its rolling woods, lakes and beaches, the region's parkland nature invites you to take the slow road. Enjoy the splendour of the Danish Riviera with inspiring art museums and outstanding hospitality.

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    Within two hours’ drive from Copenhagen, the archipelago of Sealand, Lolland, Falster and Møn offers scenic nature, heritage centres, UNESCO World Heritage sites – and family activities. Download itinerary as PDF

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    North Zealand is a popular holiday destination in Denmark, not least because of its beautiful nature, pristine beaches and proximity to Copenhagen. North Zealand has everything for the nature enthusiast - deep woodlands, open landscapes and varied coastlines.

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    Hjerl Hede Open Air Museum – living history History is brought to life by costumed artisans and interpretive volunteers in more than 100 farms and heritage buildings relocated from the North Jutland heathlands. Open during holiday seasons throughout the year.  Spøttrup Castle – markets and knight’s tournaments

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    Absorb wonderful art, architecture and sea views at Louisiana, Denmark’s most popular modern art gallery Follow Shakespeare’s Hamlet to it setting, Kronborg Castle Relax in the cute fishing villages and beach areas of the North Sealand coast See the stunning Frederiksberg Castle, nestled on a lake  Visit the home of the late, great writer Karen Blixen Further reading

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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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    Archaeological findings in the Frederikssund area tell suggest that people have lived here since the earliest stone age. Immerse yourself in Viking history for a day with fun attractions and sights at the Viking World!

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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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    Wondering what Danish sights to see or looking for things to do in Copenhagen? We've gathered together top attractions in and around Denmark's capital, Copenhagen, into one guide to help you plan a holiday in Copenhagen and the surrounding island of Sealand.

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    West Zealand is a part of Denmark steeped in history. From the stone age through the Viking era, medieval times and the present, West Zealand has played an important role in Danish history. The region is home to the impressive cathedral city Roskilde, dating back to Viking times. West Zealand has plenty of Viking attractions to look at, including Viking ships and Viking fortresses. The region is scattered with small market towns and quiet harbours, and the nature consists of beautiful fjords, beaches, cliffs, rolling hills and islands.

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    North Zealand strives to provide experiences of high quality to all visitors. The region excells at culinary treats made from local produce to guarantee the highest quality. North Zealand is also known as the green gardens of Copenhagen with sandy beaches, breath-taking views over Kattegat from high cliffs, two of the largest lakes in Denmark and Denmark's second largest forest, Gribskov.

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    There are no sprawling metropolitan areas in North Zealand. The area is characterised by small fishing, harbour and ferry towns and a lovely, laid-back atmosphere.

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    Denmark is a treasure-trove of eco-friendly experiences and home of the world’s most visionary climate policies, so If you enjoy the benefits of organic food, appreciate a good night’s sleep in an eco-certified hotel and have a soft spot for sustainable transportation like cycling or electric busses, then look no further.

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    Cycling and horse riding in the great outdoors

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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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    Take your pick of Denmark's most popular attractions; a fascinating mix of museums, galleries and historical parks.

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    Here are your favourite things to see in Denmark! We asked visitors to Denmark on Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus, to share their best attractions in Denmark. We've gathered the Top 10 answers here.

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    South Zealand offers you the highest cliffs in the country, Møn’s Cliff (Møns Klint) and Stevn’s Cliff (Stevns Klint). These dramatic, white fortresses border the Baltic Sea and are a great place to hike. You can reach these natural phenomena easily by road. The rest of the area is characterised by open, green landscapes, beautiful beaches and bridges connecting South Zealand with the rustic islands of Falster, Lolland and Møn. The islands are popular holiday spots and it’s easy to see why. You’ll find great attractions, laid-back living and some of the best beaches in Zealand.

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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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    Great news! Many of Denmark's biggest and best attractions are completely free to see. In Copenhagen, you can walk between major sights, like Nyhavn and The Little Mermaid, making sightseeing in the capital cheap and easy. Well-known landmarks around the country, such as Møns Klint and the buried lighthouse at Rubjerg Knude, are also free to enjoy. We've gathered our pick of Denmark's biggest free sights, so you can add them to your cheap holiday plans in Denmark.

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    Put Hamlet’s Castle, Kronborg, on your list of things to see whilst in Denmark! Whether you’re looking for things to do near Copenhagen or have more time to explore, there's time enough to visit Denmark’s most famous castle, immortalised by Shakespeare back in the 1600s.

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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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    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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    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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    Lonely Planet Traveller magazine recently ranked Denmark as the world’s 3rd best destination for family holidays in their “Best in Travel 2014” edition. Their reasons? Well, check out the 10 weird and wild things for kids to do in Denmark right here..

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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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    Architecture, history and spectacular new art – Danish cities have much to offer. Odense, Aarhus and Aalborg feature heritage centres and highlight attractions created by leading designers and architects. Download itinerary as PDF

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    Danish regions: Bornholm The Baltic Sea island of Bornholm is a destination that inspires seaside stays and active holidays in open nature. Among the activities are rappelling and kayaking. There are designated bicycle routes and historic towns. Among the attractions is Scandinavia’s largest castle ruin, Hammershus.

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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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    Danish regions: Aalborg and North Jutland  Wide-open sandy beaches and some of Europe's mightiest drifting sand dunes makes North Jutland a unique destination. There are classic seaside hotels and gourmet seaside restaurants. Aalborg offers heritage attractions, inspiring modern art and contemporary design!

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    The Attractions of Zealand Within two hours’ drive from Copenhagen, the archipelago of Zealand, Lolland, Falster and Møn offers scenic nature, heritage centres, UNESCO World Heritage sites – and family activities. 

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    Denmark’s coastal wilderness!

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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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    Denmark is a family holiday haven. It’s an incredibly safe and relaxed country and there’s never far to the next great experience, be it fun, challenging or full of things to learn. All across the country you’ll find a wide variety of family-friendly accommodation, accessible restaurants, efficient services and welcoming staff. From world-renowned attractions such as Legoland, to unique experiences, such as ghostly tours of castle dungeons or a week in a prairie wagon, Denmark has something for the whole family.

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    For centuries, North Zealand has been the playground of Danish kings and queens and you can feel its important role in Danish history at the region’s many castles and royal parklands.

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    Why not have your next meeting or conference in East Jutland? This diverse region offers a unique combination of wonderful outdoor experiences in fertile landscapes and modern architecture of Denmark’s second city, Aarhus. Your conference or meeting will be easily accessible in professional and creative facilities.    

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    The city of Aalborg offers something for everyone, regardless of interests and budget. The harbour is a buzzing new area of cultural attractions, including the Utzon Centre, and a great place to walk and take in views of the city. Venture just a short way outside the city and you can enjoy ancient historical sites like Lindholm Høje.

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    Danish regions: Aarhus and East Jutland     Read more about attractions in Aarhus and East Jutland.

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    From quaint harbour towns around the coast, to the historic city of Odense at its heart, Funen is a great place to tour and experience unique Danish culture.

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    A sandy ‘pirate’s beach’ and one of the world’s most family-friendly amusement parks.

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    Old-world farming, wide-open seascapes and battling Vikings

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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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    Animal fun and medieval heritage by a country lane

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    Copenhagen is a doorway into Denmark, a jump-off point for the entire kingdom. Within three hours of Denmark's capital city is a wealth of royal castles and national parks, including Denmark's newest UNESCO World Heritage Site, The Wadden Sea National Park. Use historic cities such as Aarhus or Ribe, Denmark's oldest town, as memorable bases for exploring the very best of Denmark's sights and attractions.

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    So you want to explore Viking history in Denmark? There is the whole range of experiences to choose from, whether you like to delve into special exhibitions, live like a Viking for a day in an outdoor museum or go hiking among burial grounds and ancient monuments.

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    We know that Travel Professionals are busy people drowning in destination information. This is why we are here to give you targeted news about sights, accommodation and cultural events, as well as relevant photos, videos, inspirational itineraries etc. Let us help you promote all the wonderful experiences Denmark has to offer to your clients.

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    Show your kids the whole universe in Copenhagen - from planetariums to the jewels of princes and princesses, Copenhagen has a treasure trove of experiences for children.

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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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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.