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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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    Thinking of taking a city break in Europe? Love exploring a city’s atmospheric streets or getting up close to local culture? Then Denmark has four fabulous city break destinations especially for you. Danish cities such as Aarhus and Aalborg are small and intimate, making them easy to get to know on a short break. Denmark’s capital, Copenhagen, is the world’s most liveable city and it’s easy to see why when you take a Copenhagen city break.

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    The city of Horsens is well-prepared for an influx of business travellers as up to 15,000 EU-officials are expected to visit during the 2nd half of the Danish EU Presidency. 

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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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    Viking ships, Viking festivals and Viking centres offering hands-on activities - and  historic Viking ring fortresses. Denmark offers a unique chance to experience 1,000 years of Viking heritage - how Vikings lived, dressed and built their impressive ships.  Download itinerary as PDF

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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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    HamletScenen will provide the backdrop for a summer festival honouring the greatest writer in the English language, William Shakespeare.

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    Aarhus to host large European Food Venture Forum during new Food Festival in September 2012.

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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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    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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    Stride out on Denmark’s widest beach on the holiday island of Rømø See history come alive at the annual ring riding festival in Sønderborg, a medieval jousting sport enjoying a revival Experience the unbelievable Black Sun phenomenon at The Wadden Sea National Park Explore picturesque Ribe, Denmark’s oldest city Wander the historic streets of Christiansfeld, set to become a UNESCO World Heritage Site Further reading Read more about South Jutland.

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    Animal fun and medieval heritage by a country lane

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    21st European Biomass Conference & Exhibition sets the course for a biobased economy at Northern Europe's largest Congress and Conference Center, the Bella Center in Copenhagen.

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    Denmark has produced many award-winning films over the years. Here's VisitDenmarks' pick of the best!

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    Denmark has produced its fair share of award-winning film directors over the years. Some are briliant and some are controversial and brilliant. This is VisitDenmark's brief guide to the best of the best.

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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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    The independent selection panel assessing cities applying to future European Capitals of Culture has chosen the Danish city of Aarhus in the central region of Jutland for the title in 2017.

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    Known as the city of smiles, vibrant and forward-thinking Aarhus, Denmark’s second-largest city, is set to be the European Capital of Culture in 2017 with its theme of 'Let’s Rethink'.

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    We all think we know the Vikings, from the stories of raiding and plundering to Norse mythology and those horned helmets. But how much of this is fact, and how much is myth? Here's a brief overview to help you brush up on your Viking knowledge!

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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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    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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    Denmark hosted the first ever sustainable European Union Presidency in 2012 and achieved an ISO-20121 certification. Huge savings were also made by 'going green'. The learnings of EU2012 are now available in the report ‘Driving Change Through Collaboration’.

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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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    Apple orchards, a meandering coastline and whimsical medieval contraptions

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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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    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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    In Denmark, history comes to life right before your eyes – and it’s easy and fun to take part as it unfolds. Let your clients visit some of the world’s biggest and oldest open-air museums in Copenhagen and Aarhus. Let them learn what it was like to be a true Viking from the many Viking museums or send them off to feel the presence of ancient history in medieval towns in the provinces of the country. With a thousand years of royal history, Denmark is home to castles, palaces, churches and remarkable Viking monuments, inviting visitors to experience the greatness of ancient times.

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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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    Hot on the heels of the double hits The Killing and Borgen, comes Broen (The Bridge). It’s dark, it’s deadly, it’s full of Scandinavian knitwear - and it has won awards!

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    It’s easy to get out onto the water and experience real Danish maritime history for yourself. A number of harbour towns around Denmark have important maritime attractions, festivals and vintage sailing ships to board. Here are some great places to discover Denmark’s history on the high seas.

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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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    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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    Get glammed up and ready to dance the night away at VisitDenmark's major Eurovision Song Contest parties around the globe! Join us in 8 countries worldwide for a fabulous night of festivity. In London, you may even leave with Eurovision Song Contest Grand Final tickets and flights to Copenhagen!

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

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    Nordic cuisine at a haunted medieval castle

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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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    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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    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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    A royal village inn with gourmet dining

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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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    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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    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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    Copenhagen Airport set a new record of 23,336,187 passengers in 2012 and re-confirmed its position as key international air hub in Northern Europe

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    We have a clear vision of being the best hotel in Europe for business and leisure travellers. 40 years of experience with planning and hosting meetings and conferences, located near Billund Airport and LEGOLAND® makes us one of Denmark’s preferred venues.

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    Both Baltic fortress and place of worship, Bornholm's round churches are fascinating windows back in time.

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    Each year Tivoli celebrates the New Year with a fantastic fireworks festival in the world famous park. All amusement rides are operating, the restaurants are open, and the garden is a beautiful place to spend News Years eve. Read more about New Year in Tivoli.

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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.