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Aero Island

November 28, 2012 olaf 0

Beware city-dwellers who come to this sunny island in the Baltic Sea by the south of Denmark – once you have discovered the simple, serene pleasures of being in this amazingly picturesque place you may not want to go back to your stressful routine back in the city. Aero, or the “Ship in a Bottle Island” is as quaint and rural as you can get – amid a scenic landscape of verdant hills and peaceful beaches are small villages with cobbled streets, medieval churches, windmills and thatched cottages. […]

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Anholt

November 28, 2012 olaf 0

It has less than 200 inhabitants and from tip to tip spans only seven miles long, yet it is one popular tourist destination in Denmark. Welcome to Anholt, one of the most isolated island communities in the country, situated right in the middle of Kattegat in the Jutland peninsula. It is officially a part of the Norddjurs municipality and has been a settlement since the New Stone Age, with evidence of some Viking finds in the area. […]

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Jammerbugten

November 27, 2012 olaf 0

Looking for a holiday destination in Denmark where your whole family can enjoy leisure activities suited for different ages? Check out Jammerbugten (“Jammer Bay”), hailed as one of Denmark’s top 20 “Tankesteder” or natural beauty spots. It is situated in Northern Jutland and it is an outdoor paradise for all ages. Surrounding Jammerbugten are cities and towns that offer countless opportunities for unforgettable fun and relaxation – from camping, bathing in child-friendly beaches, cycling and hiking, golf to dining and sightseeing. […]

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The Marguerite Route

November 24, 2012 olaf 0

If you’re planning on a holiday in Denmark and are not pressed for time, consider renting a car and taking a pleasant drive through the Marguerite Route or the Daisy Route. It is a 3,450-km long tourist route that will take you through over a thousand of Denmark’s attractions, big and small. […]

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The Black Sun in Denmark

November 23, 2012 olaf 0

This is one of nature’s most breathtaking phenomena that can only be seen in Denmark, and witnessing this should be in any nature lover’s bucket list. The Sol Sort (“Bird Flock”) is the term used to describe the amazing formations of hundreds of thousands of migrating European starlings as they head to their breeding grounds or the next comfortable place for resting when the weather turns. […]

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Sagnlandet Lejre

November 22, 2012 olaf 0

There is a magical place in the far off island of Zealand in the east of Denmark where time seems to have stood still. This is Sagnlandet Lejre, the Land of Legends (also known as the Centre for Historical-Archaeological Research and Communication), a vast expanse of open space that serves as an archaeological museum and scientific laboratory just west of Roskilde in Denmark. […]

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Skagen

November 19, 2012 olaf 0

If you want to go to the northernmost point of Denmark then set your sights to “the Skaw.” Situated in between the North Sea and the Baltic Sea on the Jutland peninsula, the tiny yet amazingly picturesque piece of land known as Skagen may be the kind of escape city dwellers dream of. Blessed with a uniquely striking topography – picture stretches of heathlands and sand dunes surrounded by the pristine sea waters that clash together along Grenen, the north most point in Jutland. […]

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The 12th CPH:DOX Denmark

November 16, 2012 olaf 0

This November, film buffs can be seen queuing in cinemas all over Copenhagen again for the Copenhagen Film Festival, the largest and most awaited documentary film festival in all of Northern Europe. Started in 2003, this eleven-day festival features over 180 documentary films from around the world made by acclaimed directors and by aspiring talents. Much like other film festivals around the world, the CPH:DOX is a cultural initiative that aims to promote innovation and creativity in the genres of nonfiction, art cinema and experimental film. […]

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Koge Bugt Strandpark

November 14, 2012 olaf 0

The Koge Bay Beach Park between Avedore and Hundige is one popular beach destination for the locals, not only for the myriad of opportunities for recreational activities but also because it is strategically close to Copenhagen. The park is actually made up of a seven-kilometer stretch of artificial dunes over the northern part of Koge Bay with a sandy beach and several man-made lagoons and small lakes. Opened in 1980, the beach park was built to provide a leisure destination for the population as well as a protection against flooding for the surrounding suburbs of Copenhagen. […]

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Holstebro

November 11, 2012 olaf 0

At the heart of West Jutland’s cultural, economic and social life is the dynamic region of Holstebro. Even though it is generally surrounded by heath lands, Holstebro enjoys the unique advantage of having a diverse natural environment. To the west is the North Sea and stretches of white sandy beaches while lying at the eastern areas are open spaces of green and hilly lands graduating to the gentle waters of Limfjord. […]

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