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    Explore the hometown of Hans Christian Andersen and Scandinavia’s oldest town, Ribe. And discover Viking history and the world’s first LEGOLAND – all in the Region of South Denmark. Download itinerary for The South of 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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    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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    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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    We've picked 50 of Denmark's most shareable places to help you plan where to go and what to share from your travels in Denmark. Here you'll find Danish sights worth sharing and great shots taken by others around Denmark. So pick your destination below, put Denmark's most shareable places on your list of things to see and then get sharing.

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    Come and shop in Denmark, one of the hottest design nations on the planet. From a rich design history, led by legends such as Arne Jacobsen and Hans J. Wegner, Denmark’s design sector has grown into a world-leader. From homeware to fashion, Denmark is an incredible place to pick up unique, cutting-edge products or to find that perfect Scandinavian gift. Beautiful shopping streets await in cities across the country, offering international and Danish brands. So pack your shopping bags and don’t forget your wallet!

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

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    Top 15 fun facts about Denmark: Fun fact #1:Danes really like pickled herring Fun fact #2: Danes enjoy salty licorice with a cold glas of milk Fun fact #3: Danes have a strong sense of irony

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    The historic towns of the wide-open marshlands of South Jutland are 'little gems on a string' any time of year, not least during the Christmas season!

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    The official Scandinavian airline with daily direct connections from the US to Copenhagen. Tel. 800-221-2350 www.flysas.com Gateways with daily departures:New York (Newark) Washington Chicago Chicago-Copenhagen, 8 1/4 hours. New York-Copenhagen, 7 1/2 hours. Washington DC-Copenhagen, 8 hours.

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    Marshlands, a Viking heritage centre and Denmark’s oldest cathedral city

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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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    Photo Contest - Official Rules

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    Your local contacts Please do not hesitate to contact your local representative if you have any questions regarding the event.  Germany/Austria/Switzerland/Poland:  VisitDenmark, 2 Glockengiesserwall, D - 20095 Hamburg Stefanie Biese, sb@visitdenmark.com     

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    Visit one of Denmark's picturesque small towns and walk through centuries of Danish history. Each has a unique charm and special atmosphere, away from the bustle of everyday life. Ribe, Denmark's oldest town, was recently voted Europe's Best Small Destination. Skagen is a popular seaside town in the North, which has drawn artists and holidaymakers for hundreds of years.

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    History, family adventure and fine dining – the island home of legendary fairytale writer Hans Christian Andersen has much to offer. Romantic island B&Bs, maritime heritage and age-old castles, Funen is the heart of Denmark. Download itinerary for the Island of Funen

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    Denmark’s rocky Baltic island of Bornholm is a popular holiday destination that offers heritage sights and nature – all of which can easily be reached on bicycle or on nature walks. Download the itinerary for Bornholm

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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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    The Wadden Sea National Park is Denmark's largest and newest national park. It's also a UNESCO World Heritage Site because of its enormous ecological importance as the world's largest unbroken system of intertidal sand and mud flats. Head here for unbeatable birdwatching!

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    Seafood, Nordic cuisine, gourmet experiences – there are many good reasons to dine with the Danes. All across Denmark you’ll experience fine gastronomy at inns, hotels and prized urban restaurants. Download itinerary 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. And there’s a unique atmosphere – and a spirit of Christmas. Download itineary as PDF

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    Whether visitors are looking for a fun and educational family holiday or an inspiring weekend break in one of the world’s most liveable countries – then look no further! Download itinerary as PDF

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    Five Stars of Scandinavia Tel. 800-722-4126 info@5stars-scandinavia.comwww.5stars-scandinavia.com

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    Nelson's Scandinavia Tel. 800-542-1689info@nelsonsscandinavia.comwww.nelsonsscandinavia.com

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    Tel. 877-256-1999tor@atiworld.comwww.atiworld.com

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    Jensen World Travel, Ltd. Tel. 847-256-5550tor@jensenworldtravel.comwww.jensenworldtravel.com

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    Borton Overseas Tel. 800-843-0602 Fax. 612-822-4755info@bortonoverseas.comwww.bortonoverseas.com

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    800-223-5500www.icelandair.com Routes (via Reykjavik, Iceland): Seattle-Reykjavik-Copenhagen 11 hours (new gateway)Toronto-Reykjavík-Copenhagen, 9 1/2 hours (new gateway). Boston-Reykjavík-Copenhagen, 9 hours. Minneapolis/St. Paul-Reykjavík-Copenhagen (summer only), 10 ½ hours. New York (JFK)-Reykjavík-Copenhagen (summer only), 10 hours. Orlando-Reykjavík-Copenhagen (winter only), 12 hours. Halifax-Reykjavik-Copenhagen (May-October), 13 hours.

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    800-241-4141www.delta.com Routes:  New York (JFK)-Copenhagen (from May 28, 2010), 7 1/2 hours Atlanta (Hartsfield-Jackson)-Copenhagen, 9 hours  Daily non-stop service.

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    800-231-0856 www.united.com Routes: New York (Newark) - Copenhagen, 8 hours Daily non-stop service.

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    Situated in Northern Europe between the North Sea and the Baltic, Denmark is the only Scandinavian country connected to the European mainland (the peninsular of Jutland borders with Germany).  Denmark consists of 400 islands, many of which are uninhabited. Denmark is a constitutional  monarchy. Copenhagen, Denmark’s capital, is located on the island of Zealand.

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    Viking ships and Viking festivals with handson activities – and historic Viking fortresses. Denmark offers a unique chance to experience 1000 years of Viking heritage. Download itinerary as PDF

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    Staying at a country inn or a classic seaside hotel is a great way to discover Denmark’s scenic natural beauty and the charm of its culinary traditions. Download itinerary as PDF 

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

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    Denmark has literally hundreds of manors, castles and palaces. Many are still privately owned by aristocratic families, who welcome visitors to their magnificent homes and private collections. Download as PDF

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    Romantic and inspiring – in Denmark visitors can live like a king at historic castles and manors. Experience these grand estates and enjoy fine dining, golfing and centuries old heritage. 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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    Denmark is the historical and spiritual home of the Viking. Danish ancestors explored, settled, traded and plundered far and wide across the world during the period of history known as the Viking age. Once feared in Europe for their raiding and pillaging, today's Vikings are a peaceful bunch who have long since traded in their long ships for bicycles. But if you want to get a taste of the old Viking culture and way of life, come to Denmark!

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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.

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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.