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    Crime dramas are something of a Danish speciality. Not only has Denmark brought the world The Killing and Borgen, but it's also responsible for five other Emmy-winning drama series, many of which are Scandinavian crime dramas. Here's a guide to the best Danish drama out there right now...

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    Murders… Rain… Sinister struggles… More rain… It’s New Nordic Noir! Thanks to a run of massively successful dark Danish dramas, international audiences are getting to know Copenhagen's streets like the back of their hands. Following on from the Emmy-nominated series The Killing, featuring Danish actress Sophie Gråbøl and that sweater, BAFTA-winning Borgen is the latest hit TV series in a strong wave of new Nordic Noir. Here, you'll find fun facts, deadly new drama to look forward to and inspiration for a city break with a difference...

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    Forget fast-paced shoot-em-ups, The Killing is a crime thriller that champions thoughtful plot and the build-up of tension and suspense.

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    Borgen has stunned Denmark by becoming even more popular across Europe than The Killing! The tense political thriller, set in the Danish Parliament, has just won a BAFTA Award for Best International Programme.

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    Got to have Sarah Lund’s sweater? But which one? From the black and white Faroese jumper that made her famous to her later red numbers, Sarah Lund has showcased Danish fashion across the world. Here's how you can dress like Sarah Lund...

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    Denmark's garden island is a fantastic place to visit for those who love their food! Fresh produce is readily available across the region and you can also sample traditional Danish dishes on your way.

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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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    A unique national park extending down the West Coast into Northern Europe, provides you with open expanses and unparalleled birdwatching opportunities.

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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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    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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    Get ready for a truly Danish sight. A hot dog vendor walking down the middle of a main road, pulling a massive hot dog trailer and a queue of traffic behind them!

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    No matter where you are in Denmark, you’ll never be more than 50 km from the sea. And with over 7,000 km of coastline, it’s hardly surprising that beach-life is an important part of Danish culture and a popular holiday escape throughout the year.

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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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    Denmark is steeped in a rich and diverse history, just waiting to be discovered. Come and find your own Viking treasures, try a trip in a Viking longboat or walk amongst ancient rune stones and burial mounds. The impressive legacy of Denmark's long, regal past also awaits you, in the many Danish castles and manor houses open to the public.

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    Bikes are not just bikes in Denmark – they are a way of life. Their central importance in the lives of everyday Danes has meant that bike design has evolved rapidly. As a result, Denmark is often one step ahead of the rest of the world in terms of bicycle design and innovation.

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    Danish fashion design is a rapidly growing scene with new names blazing trails around the globe. Copenhagen Fashion Festival happens twice a year and here you’ll see the new collections of the most talented designers Denmark has to offer. You’ll find Danish labels on high streets all over the world and here are some successful names to keep your eyes open for, in Denmark and abroad.

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    Denmark’s best kept secret… until now? Danish pastries aren’t really Danish!

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    Here you can browse through a very quick history of a very old country.

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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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    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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    Denmark is a small country with an enormous passion for design. It’s produced many internationally-renowned designers, landmarks and products. Maybe you know their names, but do you recognise their faces?

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    From fascinating carvings to fully-preserved prehistoric corpses, Denmark's ancient origins are visible in many places and waiting for you to experience them.

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    Tivoli is more than just a fairground. It’s an historical gem and a cultural wonderland right at the heart of Copenhagen.

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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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    change 2 int ver TEST for Vili Denmark is steeped in a rich and diverse history, just waiting to be discovered. Come and find your own Viking treasures, try a trip in a Viking long boat or walk amongst ancient rune stones and burial mounds. The impressive legacy of the country’s long, regal past also awaits you, in the many castles and manor houses open to the public. For children, there are hundreds of history museums with interactive exhibits and living museums outdoors. So step back in time and venture into historical Denmark.

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    Denmark is famed for its incomparable sense of style and Copenhagen is home to some of the world’s most sought-after designer brands and classic products.

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    Danish design is known the world over and Denmark has been a leading nation in the design field for decades. From Danish furniture to Danish fashion and Danish toys, Denmark continues to produce world-renowned design classics. Starting in the 1950s with design legends such as Arne Jacobsen and Hans Wegner, the Danish design tradition has developed into a strong international brand. Scandinavian, and in particular Danish design has become synonymous with timeless style. So if you like interior design, furniture and fashion, you’ll love Denmark!

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    No matter where you are in Denmark, you’ll never be more than 50km from the sea. And with over 7,000km of coastline, it’s hardly surprising that beach holidays are a popular part of Danish culture. So consider a beach holiday in Denmark!

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    Planning a cycling holiday in Denmark is now easier than ever, thanks to handy tools like the online cycling route planner from The Danish Cycling Federation. Log on to their site to find the quickest route from A to B, as well as read information on elevation, journey time and experiences along the route. Read more about Cycling in Denmark.

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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 Sealand. Every region has its speciality and here are some of the highlights.

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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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    For centuries, North Sealand 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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    Denmark is a safe country packed with fun offerings for all the family. From world class attractions, such as Legoland, to thousands of kilometres of unspoilt beaches, you'll find something for your whole family on holiday in Denmark.

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    There are no sprawling metropolitan areas in North Sealand. The area is characterised by small fishing, harbour and ferry towns and a lovely, laid-back atmosphere.

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    Denmark is the ultimate destination for cycle holidays. With more than 12,000km of signposted cycle routes, gentle terrain, inspirational nature and short distances between amenities, Denmark is a country made for cyclists and cycling trips. It’s safe, easy and great fun. If you like active holidays, plan a cycle holiday in Denmark. Here you will find some great information on bike holidays in Denmark, from tips and inspiration to route planning and bike hire. So saddle up and bicycle Denmark!

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    This handy guide, developed in collaboration with the Danish Nature Agency, takes you to 20 of the best spots in Denmark. So what are you waiting for? Get out into Denmark’s great outdoors!

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    A richly diverse natural landscape, only a short trip from Aarhus, is waiting in East Jutland. Parkland, lakeland, fjords and forests - this region really does have it all!

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    The Nature Agency produces information leaflets containing maps and descriptions of all public nature areas in Denmark. You can pick up these helpful guides for free at local tourist offices. 

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    A super way to experience Denmark’s nature is to hire a ranger, or guide, to tell you about interesting things along the way. Find out more about this service at your local tourist office or at the visitors centres located in Denmark’s national parks.  Further reading Read more about Natural adventures in Denmark. Read more about Cycling in Denmark.

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    It's all about the produce! You can drop in to many, local farm shops around West Zealand, with a great selection of locally-produced fruit and vegetables. The area around Lammefjord is known for its delicate asparagus, carrots and potatoes. Further reading Read more about West Zealand. Read more about Danish food.

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    Who needs paper? Prepare your cycle route online before you leave and follow it on your mobile devices!

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    A naturally produce-rich area. Tour the region's islands and farms to sample delicious Danish products.

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    Use your head! Even though you’re not required to use a helmet in Denmark, it’s always a good idea to cycle with one, especially if you are on a cycling holiday with children. Though Denmark is one of the safest places to cycle in, the last thing you want is to finish your holiday with a concussion or worse. 

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    Marvel at Roskilde Cathedral, the dramatic resting place of Danish kings and queens Experience 1000 years of history at the Viking Ship Museum

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    You will have encountered Danish design at one time or another, whether you realise it or not. In the 60s, viewers of Kennedy and Nixon’s historic TV duel were looking at Hans J. Wegner’s Danish chair. Modern audiences have begun craving classic Danish light fittings by Poul Henningsen, thanks to The Killing. (link to our New Nordic page) And classics such as Erik Magnussen's Stelton thermos are now sitting on tables all over the world.

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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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