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    Denmark offers you three stunning natural areas designated as national parks, where you can experience a range of exciting activities or simply escape into nature.

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    There are many reasons why you can’t beat seeing Denmark from a bicycle and here are ten to get you going.

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      Join us in Denmark for the Eurovision Song Contest 2014! Plan your fairy-tale trip to Denmark with our guide to Eurovision Song Contest events, Danish culture and top attractions near Eurovision Island, home of the Eurovision Song Contest in Copenhagen!         

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    You’d be hard pressed to find a better cycling destination than Denmark. With over 12,000 km of sign-posted cycle routes, gentle terrain, inspirational nature and short distances between amenities, Denmark is a country made for cyclists. It’s safe, easy and great fun. So get on your bike and see Denmark from two wheels.

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    The longest Viking longship in the world is part of the Danish National Museum’s major special exhibition, VIKING, which will be exhibited at the National Museum in Copenhagen between 22 June and 17 November 2013.

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Denmark is an open and friendly society and prides itself on being welcoming and accepting of lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transsexuals.Here's a guide to LGBT events, attractions and resources in Denmark.

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    Denmark has a reputation for being an expensive holiday destination, but it doesn’t have to be like that! From cheap travel to free attractions and low-cost accommodation, there are many ways to do Denmark on the cheap, whatever you like doing. Here are some ideas and inspiration for doing Denmark on a budget.

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    Christmas in Denmark is a magical time. As the weather cools down, the festive spirit heats up. Christmas in Denmark is full of tradition, food, entertainment and good company. It is the time of year when the Danes really focus on spending quality time with family, friends - and even strangers! Here you can browse guides on Denmark's best Christmas markets, be inspired on where to go Christmas shopping or prepare for a Christmas with a distinctly Danish twist.

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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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    It's not only Danish TV dramas that are winning fans over across the world these days. Denmark has a long and strong tradition of producing both world-class directors as well as award-winning memorable films. Lars von Trier, Susanne Bier and Nicolas Winding Refn are but a few of the Danish directors that have produced great works of film to international critical acclaim. Danish actors such as Mads Mikkelsen are also gracing the silver screens world-wide. Here's a quick guide to all things Danish film.

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    Last week in Lyon young chef Jeppe Foldager from Copenhagen Denmark took silver medal in the world championships for chefs, the biannual Bocuse d’Or in Lyon. The competition was started by legendary French nouvelle cuisine chef Poul Bocuse, he himself presenting the awards at age 86. Jeppe Foldager took silver after the French contender, Thibault Ruggeri, the darling of the predominantly French crowd of spectators.

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    The Danish monarchy is a popular institution in Denmark and is one of the oldest in the world. The current monarch, Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II, can trace her lineage back to the first Viking kings of Denmark over 1000 years ago. Denmark is a wonderful place to experience royal traditions, monuments, palaces and celebrations.

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    Copenhagen is dotted with impressive royal castles, statues and regalia which you can easily tour on foot or by bike.

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    Denmark is a country made for cyclists. The country is criss-crossed by over 12,000km of sign-posted cycle routes, taking you through gentle terrain and inspirational nature. There are short distances between sites and amenities and lots of opportunities to stop off and recharge your batteries.

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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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    If you love outdoor pursuits and you prefer something a bit different, there are plenty of unusual outdoor activities in Denmark, from porpoise watching to fossil hunting. Here are some suggestion for exhilarating outdoor activities in Denmark.

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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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    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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    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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    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 Aarhusians are so happy…

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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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    East Jutland offers you a wonderful combination of fertile landscape, expansive forests, sandy shorelines and bustling big cities. The green and hilly landscape of the region was formed by the glaciers of the last glaciation. Valleys, gorges and deep fjords were all carved by the flow of glacial melt water and when the ice finally disappeared around 14,000 years ago, it left a beautiful, hilly moraine landscape. You’ll find that East Jutland is easily accessible and full of varied, outdoor experiences. It's also home to Denmark's dynamic second city, Aarhus.

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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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    If the thought of experiencing a capital city on two wheels scares you, Copenhagen will soon change your mind. The city is built for cyclists and you’ll see more bikes than cars in the city centre. A third of Copenhageners commute to work by bicycle and it’s not unusual to see people in suits, heels and skirts effortlessly pedalling past.

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Denmark is perfect for budget travel. The country is full of cheap and free experiences for every taste. Most places operate with free admission so it’s not just the beaches and urban areas that are free to enjoy. So if you want to take a budget trip to Denmark, here you’ll find inspiration for travelling on the cheap, including cheap dining and cheap accommodation. Do Denmark for less!

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    There's a wealth of interesting and engaging exhibitions throughout Denmark this time of year. From comprehensive Viking exhibitions to fascinating World War 2 fortifications, Denmark has a wide selection of museum exhibitions to cater for all tastes. Here's VisitDenmark's guide to some of the best museum and exhibition visits in Denmark this autumn.  

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    It's easy to feel fabulous in Denmark! Around Denmark's more than 7,000km of coast you'll find traditional coastal spa hotels (Badehoteller) where quaint decor and old Danish charm meet modern wellness facilities. A number of these can be enjoyed all year round, as can Denmark's fantastic range of modern spa and wellness retreats, gathered together in this guide.

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    Denmark is a music festival nation. The Danes love live music, both indoors and outdoors, and the year is rammed with musical events ranging from the small to massive, covering such diverse styles as jazz, heavy metal, classical and electronica. Here is a comprehensive guide to music festivals in Denmark throughout the year.

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    Hans Christian Andersen - you know the name and love many of his timeless characters, such as The Little Mermaid and The Ugly Duckling. But what about the man himself? As the father of fairy tales, Hans Christian Andersen was a famous man in his time, courted by royalty and recognised for his greatness whilst living. Follow in the footsteps of Hans Christian Andersen and delve deeper into fairy-tale Denmark at these fastinating sites.

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    Denmark is fast becoming an international food hotspot, with award-winning chefs, award-winning restaurants and new food trends sweeping Danish cities, such as Copenhagen and Aarhus. Interest in all things Danish food has meant that even traditional Danish dishes, such as the famous smørrebrød (open sandwich), has enjoyed a modern revival. But Nordic food is more than just fancy eateries and famous names. You can taste the best of Nordic food at many food festivals in Denmark throughout the year, presenting goodies from organic produce to regional seafood.

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    Bornholm is a slow-paced Baltic island, west of the Etholmene Islands. Lying off the coasts of Sweden and Poland, 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. Bornholm also offers you pure, white beaches, particularly Dueodde, a vast stretch of fine sand.   

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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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    Noma is still in a process of changing everybody’s idea of food. And in the process the city of Copenhagen is transformed from a gastronomic outskirt to Europe to a world class dining city.

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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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    See the best of old and new architecture side-by-side in perfect harmony in the City of Spires.

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