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    Christmas starts early in Denmark when, in mid-November, market squares and streets are dressed for the holiday season. There’s a unique atmosphere - and Christmas spirit. Visit the Christmas markets at Egeskov Castle on Funen, experience Christmas of old in Aarhus - and go ice-skating. Download itinerary as PDF

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    There are many spectacular castle and manor hotels around Denmark - all romantic and inspiring destinations. Staying at a manor offers the opportunity to dine like a prince in fine, centuries-old settings and enjoy activities in open nature - such as golfing. Find inspiration at Denmark’s age-old manors and castles nationwide. Download as PDF

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    Denmark has literally hundreds of castles, manors and palaces. Many are still privately owned by aristocratic families, who welcome visitors to their magnificent homes and private collections. Enjoy these impressive heritage homes and their parkland surroundings either in country settings nationwide or in major towns and cities. Download as PDF

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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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    Christmas starts early in Denmark when, in late November, market squares and streets are dressed for the holiday season. There’s a unique atmosphere - and a spirit of Christmas. Visit beautifully decorated markets, soak up the yuletide atmosphere of Tivoli Gardens - one of Europe’s most magical Christmas experiences - and explore Copenhagen’s pedestrianised city centre, a shopper’s paradise packed with luxury brand stores and cosy cafés.

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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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    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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    History, adventure and fine dining – the home island of legendary fairytale writer Hans Christian Andersen has much to offer, including romantic accomodation, maritime heritage and age-old castles. Funen is the heart of Denmark, beautifully located between Jutland and Zealand within easy reach of major cities such as Copenhagen and Aarhus. Download itinerary for the Island of Funen

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    Follow this easily accessible route around the country and piece together the Viking history of Denmark.

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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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    The cathedral city of Roskilde sits at the heart of this region, with a glorious royal and Viking past. The rest of the region is dotted with lovely country towns, each with their own special reasons to visit.

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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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    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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    This region offers you some of the oldest towns in the country. Visit Kolding with its impressive castle ruins, the Viking town of Ribe or Christiansfeld, set to be a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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    A thousand years ago, the Vikings forced themselves onto the world stage and left an indelible mark on many parts of Europe. Denmark, their homeland, has been shaped by Viking culture and here are some of the places you can see this most strikingly.

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    Get to know Denmark's historical capital city with this brief history of Copenhagen. From the first settlement over 1,000 years ago to Copenhagen as we know it, see the biggest events and key people that have shaped the history of Copenhagen.

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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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    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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    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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    The everyday life of a Viking was all about obtaining food and shelter. This was no different for the children who worked and did not go to school. Everything that a child needed to know it learned by doing as the adults did.

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    The Viking Sword The king slowly works his way through the crowd and into the lake. When the water hits his knees, the king stops, places his sword above his head and greets the gods. He then throws the sword deep into the lake where it instantly disappears. When the offering is over, everybody returns to the King's hall and the festivities can begin.

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    What can be more hygge than walking around all the Christmas stalls with your friends or family shopping Christmas presents, trees, decorations and sweets while the smell of sugar roasted almonds fills the air?

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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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    Denmark is one of the oldest monarchies in the world and its long legacy is perfectly preserved in its many fine castles, manor houses and gardens. Many are still used by the royal family today and most are open for you to explore, with exhibitions, museums, art collections and other events throughout the year.

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    A historic destination with homegrown cuisine

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    Manors, please! When recommending visits to castles and manor houses in Denmark, you will send your clients time-travelling through history. And what a history! Denmark is the oldest monarchy in the world with castles and fortresses that were built both for splendour and for defence. They also served to support the artists of Denmark by offering lodgings in return for entertainment. After all, how many countries can claim to have world-famous Shakespeare dramas written about their castles?

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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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    Exclusive manor hotel just north of Copenhagen

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    350 years of charm and heritage

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    Nordic cuisine at a haunted medieval castle

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    To meet or not to meet. That is the question. Give your meeting a historical twist and let your delegates experience the setting of William Shakespeare's Hamlet at Kronborg Castle. Every year plays of Hamlet are put on at Kronborg castle and festivities are gearing up for the 400 year anniversary in 2016.

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      • Terms & Conditions:• Participants in the competition must be official Travel Agent or Tour Operator.• The stay at Kokkedal Castle Copenhagen must be redeemed by April 1st 2016.• The airline carrier will be selected according to the nationality of the winners.• The winner will be notified on September 15th 2015.

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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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    "King Gorm made these runes in honour of his wife Thyra, the pride of Denmark". Such is the inscription on one of the rune stones in Jelling. Rune stones were raised by Vikings to honour loved ones'memories, to proclaim important subjects, tell stories or to brag about achievements.

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    In the Viking age playing was used both for fun and educational purposes. The Vikings used playing as a way to educate and prepare their children for war and the adult life ahead.

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    Legends and Sagas from the Viking age tell great stories and give insight into the values and beliefs of the Vikings. By studying the Legends and Sagas one will therefore not only be entertained but also learn a lot about Vikings

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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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    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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    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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    Follow the footsteps of Danish royalty - one of the oldest monarchies in the world - as you take your delegates through the majestic castles of Denmark. Give your delegates a unique experience with a visit to Amalienborg, which is the current residence of the Danish royal family. Or have your meeting at the setting of William Shakespeare's Hamlet, Kronborg Castle – a UNESCO World Heritage site. Here delegates can experience an alternative type of sightseeing – a historical treasure hunt taking place inside and outside the castle.

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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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    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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    Why Denmark? Forget the why and go straight to when. The Danes are modest and understated by nature (forgive our generalisations). But if there is one thing we are proud of, it is our country. Here are just a few of the reasons why:

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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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    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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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.