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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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    Denmark’s rocky Baltic island of Bornholm is a popular holiday destination that offers heritage sights and scenic nature. Visitors can explore old castle ruins and medieval coastal villages with smokehouses and harbourside dining. Bornholm is also known for its arts and crafts and several galleries and museums are dedicated to the island’s ceramics, glass art and woodcraft. Download the itinerary for Bornholm

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    Celebrated for its classic modern design tradition, Denmark invites visitors to discover architectural wonders and new contemporary art museums, offering an inspired vision of Nordic living. Download itinerary as PDF

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    Celebrated for the nation’s mid-century Danish Modern movement, Denmark invites visitors to discover architectural wonders and new contemporary art museums offering an inspired vision of Nordic living. Danish design is world famous and Copenhagen is home to a wide range of modern design hives, including museums, design stores and new contemporary landmarks. Download itinerary as PDF

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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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    Hard to explain and even harder to pronounce, the Danish word 'hygge' (pronounced 'hooga') translates roughly to 'cosiness'. But as our guide Anna discovers, there's much more to the unique Danish concept of hygge.

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    Wintercamping wird in Dänemark immer populärer, und entsprechend steigt die Anzahl an Ganzjahres-Campingplätzen. In einem der modernen kälteisolierten Campingwagen oder in einer Campinghütte kann man das Campingleben das ganze Jahr über genießen. Die so genannten „Hytter“, kleine gemütliche Holzhäuschen für zwei bis sechs Personen, sind oft sogar mit Küchenzeile und Bad zu mieten.

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    A royal village inn with gourmet dining

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Culture vultures will be well satisfied by Copenhagen’s many eye-opening offerings. The compact city is full of galleries, theatres, dance performances, film and live music venues. All are easily reached on foot, by bike or by public transport.

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    Participants are drawn into an innovative meeting universe that features more than traditional key-note speakers, group work, exhibitions and coffee breaks. Here they are presented with an array of alternative conference facility layouts and activities that provide renewed energy and increased benefits. The concept embraces all aspects of the event ranging from follow-up to theme features such as flowers, culture or nationality.

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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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    Another great part of Christmas hygge in Denmark is when friends, colleagues or families gather for a traditional Christmas lunch, or 'julefrokost'.

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    Christmas in Tivoli is a dear tradition amongst Copenhageners. If you are in Copenhagen in November or December, do not miss Tivoli's Christmas lights, market and entertainment for the world. The Christmas market has 50 stalls, all selling gifts and decorations, arts and crafts, delicious snacks and hot drinks to keep you warm. Read more about Christmas in Tivoli.

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    Visit an island with a strong artisan tradition and a number of fascinating Bronze Age sites.

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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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    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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    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 region packed with attractions, from castles, flower gardens and ancient church frescos to wildlife parks and amusements.

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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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    Thousands of years of history are waiting to be explored on Funen, an island packed with manor houses and castles. Be inspired by the place that has inspired painters for generations and gave the world Hans Christian Andersen.

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    South Jutland is a historical treasure trove, with well-preserved ancient towns, castles, cathedrals and a multitude of exciting museums.

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    Odense is situated at the very heart of Denmark. Famous as the birthplace of author Hans Christian Andersen, you might not know that it is also the official bicycle city of Denmark. Uncover more about Denmark’s third-largest city here…

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    Just as West Jutland's landscape is dominated by the sea, so is its culture and heritage. Feel the maritime past pulse through you at museums, lighthouses, galleries and historical buildings across the region.

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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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    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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    Wonder at Egeskov Castle, Europe's best preserved Renaissance moat castle Explore the cathedral city and birthplace of Hans Christian Andersen, Odense Go island hopping in the South Funen Archipelago Visit the quaint cobbled town of Ærøskøbing  Take a day trip to Faaborg, another lovely coastal town Further reading Read more about Funen.

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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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    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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    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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    West Jutland is typified by small harbour and fishing towns. The largest of these, Esbjerg, is a bustling port town. All of them are shaped by the maritime history of this historic area.

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    Feel the power of the North Sea on West Jutland’s wind-swept beaches. Take in the vast Wadden Sea National Park, a haven for birds and wildlife.

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    Always colourful and endlessly controversial, Christiania is a unique place to visit. More than a city district, it's a way of life.

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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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    You’ve probably heard the name, noma, blending the words 'Nordic' and 'mad' (which means 'food' in Danish). But managing to eat there is another matter entirely! Getting a table at the World’s Best Restaurant 2014 and third best of 2015 is not so easy. But for those who book ahead, you’re in for an extraordinary culinary experience.

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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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    Adults and young couples with and without children seeking modern city attractions.

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    "Friendly Match with Goal Spree" is a concept that gives participants a sense of ownership and confidence in times of change and new directions. By informing employees about what is taking place and actively involving them in the process through establishing strategy and plans for implementation, everyone is motivated to do their best on the day of the match as well as later on when the plans are to be realised.

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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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    Follow this easily accessible route around the country and piece together the Viking history of 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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    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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    The lucky winner of the September competition from the VisitDenmark Travel Trade newsletter is Zsofia Ferencz from the British tour operator Trafalgar Tours, one of the leading tour operators in the world. We invited Zsofia to spend two nights at Kokkedal Castle in North Zealand, including castle breakfast and a three-course dinner at the Castle Cellar Restaurant. During her trip, we also invited her to visit the Danish Riviera and the capital of Copenhagen. Zsofia kindly shared her experiences with VisitDenmark, so you can follow in her footsteps below.

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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.