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

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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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    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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    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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    The top of Denmark is an island, 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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    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 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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    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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    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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    Danish regions: South Zealand The archipelago of Lolland-Falster features many family attractions within a circle of 30km. Here you find Scandinavia's largest safari park with exotic animals, Knuthenborg, and the Medieval Centre, where there are daily battle shows. You can visit the island of Møn with its mighty tree-topped white cliffs and there are sandy beaches along southern Falster. Attractions to visit in South Zealand Møns Cliffs

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    North Zealand is easily accessible from Copenhagen and offers you a varied array of outdoor activities, from swimming, walking and cycling to more extreme sports.

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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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    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 Kattegat Coast is dotted with many, mild-watered swimming beaches waiting for you to take a dip.

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    When travelling in the Zealand region, you will experience a landscape loaded with contrasts, from green hills and high cliffs to beaches, islands and long Viking fjords. Alongside the route you will be able to explore Denmark's Viking past and visit magnificent castles with great importance to the Danish history.

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    South Zealand is dotted with small towns and quaint fishing and harbour villages. Many of the towns have well-preserved medieval areas and attractions and all are well worth a visit.

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    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. Zealand offers activities for everyone. Within short distances you can experience scenic nature, beautiful castles, wildlife, fun roller coasters - and much more. Download itinerary as PDF

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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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    & FUNEN: Staying at a Danish country inn or a seaside hotel is a great way to discover Denmark’s scenic beauty and the charm of its culinary traditions. Beautifully located by Danish shores, you find numerous seaside inns and hotels. Sit back and enjoy inspiring cuisine and the peace and quiet of scenic coastal nature. Download itinerary as PDF 

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    If you're looking for things to do in Copenhagen and have time to go a little further afield, then head north of the city along the Danish Riviera of North Zealand. This historic region close to Copenhagen is packed full of royal castles, cultural sites and beautiful beaches. We've highlighted some of the best things to see in North Zealand here, such as the stunning Frederiksborg Castle (pictured) and Kronborg Castle at Helsingør (Elsinore), home of Shakespeare's Hamlet.

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    Denmark’s northern-most region, North Jutland offers wild beachscapes where you truly sense the power of nature. There are mighty migrating sand dunes, wide-open beaches and some of Europe’s best surfing. There are also scenic resort towns such as Skagen, the unique island of Læsø, a zoo and one of Europe’s most prized amuseument parks - set in nature by the sea. Download itinerary as PDF

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    Destination development company Royal North Sealand is ready to launch its new meeting concept 'Transformative Meetings’ to international meeting planners at IMEX 2012. 

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    Lining the Great Belt Coast, West Zealand's islands offer diverse landscapes and interesting sites. All are easily accessible from Funen and Zealand.

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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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    You don’t have far to go to find yourself in rich and varied countryside in Denmark. With an exceptionally long coastline and hundreds of Danish islands waiting to be explored, Denmark is a haven for beach-lovers. The south coast dramatically meets the Baltic Sea with high cliffs and the whole country is criss-crossed by walking and cycling trails. Whether you are looking for peace and tranquillity or the rush of an exhilarating outdoor adventure, Denmark is the place to find it.

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    The Destination Manager Thais Merchado from Tumlare Corporation went on a trip with us to Odense, Aalborg and Aarhus. Read her take on Denmark in this mini-interview

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    The southern coast of Zealand island is dominated by Møns Klint, the highest cliffs in the country and a fantastic place to get out walking. Take in views of the Baltic Sea and rolling landscape of South Zealand and visit Denmark's newest UNESCO World Heritage Site, Stevns Klint, only an hour from Copenhagen.

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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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    Sheltered from the elements and tucked away on the Great Belt, West Zealand's coast is a calm and relaxed part of the country, perfect for family beach time.

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    Cycling and horse riding in the great outdoors

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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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    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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    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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    Hotels in Denmark come in all shapes, sizes and price ranges and booking one that is right for you is easy. This page will get you started on finding and booking your hotel in Denmark.

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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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    Funen (Fyn) is Denmark's second largest island, situated between the island of Zealand and mainland Denmark (Jutland). It is a fantastic place to go if you want a holiday in Denmark. You can instantly see why it is called Denmark’s garden island, with its gently rolling hills, orchards, hedgerows and thatched, half-timbered farmhouses. The South Funen Archipelago, just south of Funen, is a great place to explore, with islands of many sizes and beautiful straits, bays and inlets. You can drive to Funen over the Great Belt Bridge from Zealand and the Little Belt Bridge from Jutland.

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    West Jutland has some of the most beautiful nature in Denmark. Dunes, heathlands, windswept beaches, inlets, straits, bays and plantations, - West Jutland has it all! The dramatic coastline is shaped by the uncompromising North Sea , and to the north the landscape is characterised by countless bays, straits and inlets by the beautiful Limfjorden.

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

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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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    Visit Bornholm, Denmark's slow-paced Baltic island. Bornholm receives many hours of sunshine and the extraordinary, pure light has always attracted artists to the island. Bornholm presents the Danish landscape in a nutshell; it is hilly and fertile with fields and large forests. It's the only place in Denmark where you can walk out on craggy, granite coastline.

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    Are you ready for a typically Danish holiday experience? There are around 40,000 holiday homes for rent in Denmark. They tend to be located in picturesque areas, often near inland water or the coast and are decorated with individual, Danish style. They are an extremely popular holiday form amongst Danes.

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    We invite our Travel Professionals to get up-close and personal with all that Denmark has to offer. The winner of the competition will receive plane tickets for two persons to be flown to Copenhagen. Upon arrival in Copenhagen, it’s just a short 30 minutes’ drive to the historical and newly renovated Kokkedal Castle Copenhagen, where you will be hosted for a two-night stay in a superior double room. The prize also includes castle breakfast as well as one three-course dinner at the Castle Cellar Restaurant

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    South Jutland is Denmark’s historic borderland and has both a rich and varied past and a unique culture. South Jutland is a gentle, open land, bordered by Little Belt to the east and the UNESCO World Heritage site the Wadden Sea National Park to the west. The history of South Jutland closely mirrors that of Denmark as a whole. The areas in South Jutland have changed hands countless times throughout history and the region is scattered with historical sites and monuments.

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    Denmark is the ultimate destination for cycle holidays. With more than 12,000km of signposted cycle routes, gentle terrain, inspirational nature and short distances between amenities, Denmark is a country made for cyclists and cycling trips. It’s safe, easy and great fun. If you like active holidays, plan a cycle holiday in Denmark. Here you'll find information on bike holidays in Denmark, from tips and inspiration to route planning and bike hire. So saddle up and cycle Denmark!

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    Danish regions: Funen 

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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.