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THE KINGDOM OF DENMARK A GUIDE TO THE BEST YACHT DESTINATIONS….

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LIST OF CONTENTS SCANDINAVIA ............................................................................................................................................ 4 DENMARK ................................................................................................................................................. 5 SKAGEN (SKAW)......................................................................................................................................... 6 Attractions ............................................................................................................................................................. 7 Activities .............................................................................................................................................................. 10 Wellness .............................................................................................................................................................. 11 Shopping .............................................................................................................................................................. 11 Events (2016) ....................................................................................................................................................... 11 Festivals (2016) .................................................................................................................................................... 12 Good Restaurants ................................................................................................................................................ 12 AALBORG................................................................................................................................................. 14 Attractions ........................................................................................................................................................... 15 Activities .............................................................................................................................................................. 18 Wellness .............................................................................................................................................................. 20 Events & Festivals (2016)..................................................................................................................................... 20 Good Restaurants ................................................................................................................................................ 21 AARHUS .................................................................................................................................................. 22 Attractions ........................................................................................................................................................... 23 Activities .............................................................................................................................................................. 25 Wellness .............................................................................................................................................................. 27 Shopping .............................................................................................................................................................. 27 Events (2016) ....................................................................................................................................................... 27 Festivals (2016) .................................................................................................................................................... 27 Good Restaurants ................................................................................................................................................ 28 SØNDERBORG .......................................................................................................................................... 29 Attractions ........................................................................................................................................................... 30 Activities .............................................................................................................................................................. 32 Wellness .............................................................................................................................................................. 33 Events (2016) ....................................................................................................................................................... 33 Festivals (2016) .................................................................................................................................................... 33 Good Restaurants ................................................................................................................................................ 33 FUNEN & THE ARCHIPELAGO .................................................................................................................... 35 Odense ................................................................................................................................................................. 36 Attractions ........................................................................................................................................................... 36 Activities .............................................................................................................................................................. 37 Festivals (2016) 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General information ............................................................................................................................................ 38 Faaborg ................................................................................................................................................................ 38 Attractions ........................................................................................................................................................... 38 Activities .............................................................................................................................................................. 39 Festivals (2016) .................................................................................................................................................... 39 Good Restaurants ................................................................................................................................................ 39 Svendborg ............................................................................................................................................................ 40 Attractions ........................................................................................................................................................... 40 Activities .............................................................................................................................................................. 40 Festivals (2016) .................................................................................................................................................... 41 Good Restaurants ................................................................................................................................................ 41 Ærø....................................................................................................................................................................... 41 Festivals (2016) .................................................................................................................................................... 41 Lyø and Avernakø ................................................................................................................................................ 42 Drejø .................................................................................................................................................................... 42 Skarø .................................................................................................................................................................... 42 COPENHAGEN .......................................................................................................................................... 43 Attractions ........................................................................................................................................................... 44 Activities .............................................................................................................................................................. 47 Wellness .............................................................................................................................................................. 49 Shopping .............................................................................................................................................................. 49 Events (2016) ....................................................................................................................................................... 49 Festivals (2016) .................................................................................................................................................... 49 Good Restaurants ................................................................................................................................................ 49 BORNHOLM ............................................................................................................................................. 52 Attractions ........................................................................................................................................................... 53 Activities .............................................................................................................................................................. 56 Wellness .............................................................................................................................................................. 57 Events (2016) ....................................................................................................................................................... 57 Festivals (2016) .................................................................................................................................................... 57 Good restaurants ................................................................................................................................................. 57 CHRISTIANSØ AND FREDERIKSØ ............................................................................................................... 59

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Scandinavia A truly unique experience‌. Scandinavia has never been comparable to any typical yacht destinations such as the western Mediterranean and especially the southern French coastline. Beside the ocean, Scandinavia is so much different by offering a broad spectrum of sights and history hardly unmatched by any other place in the world. This bewitching region is a wealth of enticingly nature, history, culture, design and gastronomy and is in many ways a kind of fantasyland to the sophisticated and critical explorer. The thousand miles of coastline in Scandinavia is a true scenic adventure of dramatic beauty and every stretch of the coastline is offering a great chance to discover breathtaking fjords, historical castles, world-renowned modern art, vibrant cities, top class gastronomic kitchens and many, many other excitements. Combine a 14 days Scandinavian itinerary with a visit to Norway, a pure beauty in the north with its mountain pinnacles and tiny islands and in the south with its spectacular breathtaking fjords, Finland to the east, rich in artistic and cultural marvels, dynamic Sweden, squeezed between Norway and Finland, and overflowed with glistening lakes and Denmark to the south, pretty and charming with its scattering islands and picturesque villages. Each individual country offers a different variety of experiences and an itinerary can be tailored to fit all the expectations a guest might have.

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Denmark An enchanting yacht destination‌. Denmark belongs to Scandinavia though the country is not part of the Scandinavian peninsular. The country is situated in the most southern part of the region and with a size of approximately 44,000 square kilometers and a population of 5,7 million, Denmark is the smallest country in Scandinavia. Denmark is a seductive mixture of picturesque countryside, beautiful lakes, dazzling white-sand beaches and sophisticated cities, all in an open-minded gregarious atmosphere. The combination of ultra-modern design and medieval architecture abounds with exciting opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts and pleasure seekers alike. Though the country is the smallest in Scandinavia, Denmark is a widespread success in the worlds of design, the arts, cuisine and architecture. Acting as a stepping-stone between central Europe and Scandinavia, Denmark is an impeccable example of prosperous modern country that many other have unsuccessfully attempted to model themselves after.

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Skagen (Skaw)

Skagen - Where the two seas and the whole world meet. The Lands Ends of the world have always fascinated people. Grenen at the northern-most tip of Denmark is such a Lands End. Here the two seas meet - the North Sea and the Baltic Sea. You can actually stand with a foot in each sea. Fascinating! Throughout generations Skagen has attracted visitors. In fact ever since tourism was “invented”. One of the first tourists was the poet and fairytale writer Hans Christian Andersen, who visited Skagen in 1859. Later followed by the well-known artists Michael Ancher and P. S. Krøyer - and Skagen is still the meeting place for Denmark’s cultural elite. The meeting between the poor, weather-beaten fishermen and the cultural avant-garde has provided Skagen with a special atmosphere - an atmosphere you sense when you visit this small town at the tip of Denmark. Exploration of the town, Skagen - The village is extremely picturesque and distinguished by its low, 19th century yellow houses with red tile roofs nestled into beach dunes. The impressive and wild landscape surrounding it was largely formed by a severe process of desertification that hit the area in the 18th and 19th centuries.

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Attractions “Old Skagen” - Since the turn of the former century the old fishing hamlet has been a fashionable holiday resort.

Skagen’s collection of Lighthouses - The oldest wooden bascule light from 1627. The white lighthouse from 1747 and the still active grey lighthouse from 1858. http://www.toppenafdanmark.com/ln-int/danmark/det-hvide-fyr-the-whitelighthouse-gdk643122

Grenen - Where the two seas, the Skagerak and the Kattegat, meet. Board a tractor trolley for the drive through the sand to the very tip and enjoy the views of two oceans clashing erratically over the sandy spit. ‘Grenen’ means ‘The Twig’ in Danish and refers not only to its shape but to the way it sways slowly between east and west, according to wind and currents. www.toppenafdanmark.com/ln-int/danmark/grenen-gdk640520

Skagens Museum – Between 1870 and 1930 a group of artists were drawn to Skagen for its unspoiled, picturesque appeal and the very special light found only in this part of the country. They became known later as the Skagen painters and they formed an internationally known artist colony. The favourite (scenes) motifs of the Skagen painters were the working fishermen, the charming fishermen’s cottages and the picturesque landscapes. http://www.skagensmuseum.dk/en/frontpage/

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The Buried Church - The church was built in the late 14th century. By the late 1700s, the encroaching sand dunes posed an ongoing challenge for the congregation, who had to dig the church door free in order to hold services. After years of struggling to keep the church open and accessible, the church was closed by Royal decree. (parishioners finally abandoned the structure to the whims of nature).The body of the church was eventually demolished, leaving only the characteristic crow-stepped tower intact. Today, approximately 60 feet of the tower is visible above the sand. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sand-Covered_Church

Home of Michael and Anna Ancher’s House - This famous artist couple produced some of the most iconic works of the era and their house has been preserved exactly as it was in their lifetime with period furniture, numerous paintings and drawings and gifts from fellow artists as well as their own works. Enjoy a guided tour of the house for a closer look at the life and work of the Ancher couple. http://www.skagenskunstmuseer.dk/anchershus/english/

P.S. Krøyer - Around the town of Skagen you will also see several other landmarks connected to the Skagen Painters, such as the house of P.S. Krøyer – one of the most known and colorful artists of the colony. Please note that Krøyer’s House is not open to the public on a regular basis, but only a few times during the year. It houses the office of the Forrest Authorities.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peder_Severin_Kr%C3%B8yer

Memorial Column - You will learn about the hundreds of shipwrecks and maritime tragedies that occurred off the coast of Skagen. Note that this information is only available during a guided tour

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Art studio of Peder Munk Ravn - One of Skagen ’s local painters with more than forty years of experience. His philosophy of enriching the soul with harmony, happiness and color is revealed through his work. He will stimulate your inner artist to help transform your impressions and create your own unique Skagen painting. The studio is only open on appointment with the artist and painting courses also have to be booked in advance. www.gallerimunk.dk/ Klitgaarden - A royal summer residence built in 1914 by King Christian X. Today, the grand estate is a retreat for authors, artists and scientists. The estate is not open to the public. www.klitgaarden.dk/UK/klitgaarden_uk.htm Råbjerg Mile - The largest migrating sand dune in Denmark and N. Europe. Formed on the west coast in the 16th century during the great sand drift which dominated the landscape until the former century, Råbjerg Mile moves eastward at a rate of approx. 15 meters a year. Climb the 200 meters to the very top of the 40 meter high dune and enjoy the fantastic view and great photo opportunities. www.toppenafdanmark.com/ln-int/danmark/rabjerg-mile-gdk640523

Kystmuseet – Skagen’s Museum of Local History - is a combined Open-Air (Museum) and exhibition museum, featuring a collection of buildings representing Skagen’s dramatic history and maritime traditions. The museum is also very children friendly with a special children’s area where they can indulge themselves in old costumes and old handicraft. www.visitdenmark.co.uk/en-gb/denmark/kystmuseet-skagen-local-history-museum-gdk600354

Skagen Bunker Museum - is a private museum near the tip of Grenen in the far north of Jutland, Denmark. It is located in an old German bunker of the Regelbau 638 type which was used during the Second World War as an infirmary for treating wounded soldiers. It is now fitted out as a small museum with uniforms, weapons and other artifacts. www.skagenbunkermuseum.dk/

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Activities Skagen by bike – Riding a bike is a great way of seeing the sights of Skagen. By bike you will at the same time feel and experience the nature and the atmosphere of Skagen in a very special way. Within and around the vicinity of Skagen there are several popular bike routes.

The North Sea Oceanarium - The biggest Aquarium in the North Europe situated 50 km from Skagen in the west coast town of Hirtshals. The impressive oceanarium contains 4,5 million litres of water and 4-5000 fish. The visitors will get face to face with the wonders below the surface of the North Sea. Feedings of the seals and the fish in the oceanarium can be experienced every day. http://en.nordsoenoceanarium.dk/ Eagle World - 25 mins. drive from Skagen brings you to Eagle World, where spectators experience the world’s largest eagles being fed and feel the whirr of wings overhead. Lightning- quick peregrine falcons show off their flying skills. Hear about the falcon hunt and see the falconers train the birds. Before the show, there’s time to view the photo and falconry exhibits in the showrooms. www.eagleworld.dk/en/

Farm Fun - Farm Fun is a farmstead and animal park situated 20 km south of Skagen with over 500 animals and birds and play areas packed with lots of fun playground activities. Get close up to racoons, kangaroos, lamas, white-nosed coatis, hanging belly pigs, Nubian goats, mules, emus, cows, sheep, chickens, just to name a few of the many exciting species. Enjoy a wonderful day with the kids at Farm Fun. http://www.farmfun.dk/uk/ Fårup Summerland - A great tour for the whole family to the fantastic entertainment park on the west coast, situated 90 minutes’ drive from Skagen. Thrills and action for all ages with giant roller coasters, water world, rafting, trampolines, pony riding, treasure hunts and much, much more. The park has plenty of restaurants, snack bars and souvenir shops. http://www.faarupsommerland.dk/en/

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Treasure hunt with GEOCACHING - There are so many historic treasures awaiting you in Skagen that it would take weeks to find them all. Geocaching is a treasure hunt with GPS – which you must bring yourself. www.geocaching.com Skagen Bryghus – Skagen Micro Brewery - Skagen Micro-brewery is producing 200.000 litres of beer per year amongst its 23 different selections. The facility opened in 2005 in which used to be an old power plant. Today it has of course been completely renovated and as part of a guided tour you will learn the process of brewing beer. After the tour, you will taste five different kinds of this speciality beer. Skagen Micro Brewery also has a nice lunch restaurant. www.skagenbryghus.dk

Wellness Wellness at Ruths Hotel - At Ruths Hotel you can book time for a massage or beauty treatment at Seasons Spa. http://www.ruths-hotel.dk/en/wellness/

Shopping Shopping - Shopping in Skagen is always a treat – and Skagen produce is synonymous with quality, style and exclusivity. Many small speciality boutiques interspersed with galleries and workshops line the pedestrian street in St. Lawrence Road – Skagens exclusive shopping precinct. Whether you are looking for designer clothes, ceramics, glassware or the famed Skagen watches you will find it all and much more.

Events (2016) July WORLD-BALLET – This is a unique experience and a memory for life taking place in the beautiful nature around The Buried Church. For the past 7 years The World ballet has been one of the big culture events in Skagen during the summer. This is truly a “must see”. www.verdensballet.dk/en/about-verdensballetten/ 05th May VINTAGE MOTORBIKE RALLY (THE SKAGEN RALLY) - An annual event that has taken place since 1965. In order to participate the motor bikes have to have been produced before 1939. Approximately 200 bikes are participating in this th rally each year starting either in Copenhagen or in Skagen. In 2016, the rally starts in Copenhagen on May 5 and ends in th Skagen on Saturday. May 7 . The entire route is 5-700 km and it is forbidden to run at a speed of more than 30 km per hour! The participants have only 3 days to complete the tour! www.dvm.dk rd

23rd June MAGICAL MIDSUMMER EVE - Each year on June 23 the Danes celebrate Midsummer’s Eve. In Skagen a huge bonfire is lit at Sønderstrand (South Beach) next to the Bascule Light. Nowhere is more magical on Midsummer’s Eve than Skagen where approximately 4.000 people gather round the bonfire, singing the Danish Poet and Skagen painter Holger Drachmann’s famous Midsummer’s Eve song of celebration.

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Festivals (2016) 30th June–03rd July THE SKAGEN FESTIVAL (INTERNATIONAL FOLK MUSIC FESTIVAL) - Skagen’s international folk music festival has been taking place since 1971. The Skagen Festival features all kinds of folk music: Folk, folk/rock, jazz, ballads, roots, blues and much, much more. Indoor and outdoor concerts spread all over town create a vibrant atmosphere along Skagen’s streets and alleys, not to mention down by the marina. The Skagen Festival attracts guests and music lovers from all over the world and the wonderful sight, and in particular sound, of so many nationalities interacting in the 4-day event adds an extra special dimension to the happy, carefree atmosphere which fills the air during the entire festival. Each year a Folk Music Prize is awarded to a renowned musician. In 2008 i.e. the prize was given to the Scottish musician, Donovan for his lifelong achievements as a folk musician. Previous prize winners include Allan Taylor (UK) • Michael Wiehe (Sweden) • Tom Paxton (USA) • The Dubliners (Ireland) • The McCalmans (Scotland). Over the years the Skagen Festival has featured bands and groups from as far a field as New Zealand, England, Scotland, Ireland and the North American continent as well as continental Europe. Check out www.skagenfestival.dk to see a listing of the many artists who have taken part over the years. www.skagenfestival.dk

Good Restaurants Skagens Museum Café - For lunch or a cuppa in a magical setting, head to the Garden House cafe at Skagens Museum, serving lunchtime dishes plus a super spread of home baked cakes and tarts. Note: you don’t need to pay the museum’s admission if you’re just visiting the cafe. www.skagensmuseum.dk Pakhuset - Seafood is the star at Pakhuset, from simple fishcakes with remoulade to swoon-inducing flambéed Norwegian lobster tails. It has long hours and superb ambience both outdoors (on the harbour) and indoors (think wooden beams and cheerful ship mastheads). Fine-dine in the restaurant upstairs (from 6pm), or keep it cheaper in the downstairs cafe. Keep an eye out for live music, too. www.pakhuset-skagen.dk Skagen Fiskerestaurant - This dockside place has the same approach as nearby Pakhuset – casual cafe fare at lunch and dinner (fiskefrikadeller , or fresh- off-the-boat prawns you peel yourself), an in-demand outdoor terrace, and a smarter upstairs area for fancy-pants evening dining. Downstairs is rustic and fun – you know a place doesn’t take itself too seriously when the floor is covered in sand. www.skagenfiskerestaurant.dk Ruths Gourmet - New Nordic cuisine is in the spotlight at this intimate restaurant at Ruths Hotel(, under the leadership of acclaimed chef Thorsten Schmidt). The menu has a regional focus, utilising fine local produce to stunningly innovative and creative effect (choose menus from three to nine courses). You'll need to book ahead to get some of only 22 seats. www.ruths-hotel.dk RUTHS BRASSERIE - Ruths Hotel offers gastronomic experiences and true French brasserie atmosphere. The brasserie with big terrace is the natural meeting place in Gl. Skagen every day serving classic and modern French delicacies.

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Brøndums Hotel - French cuisine is the main influence on otherwise classic Danish dishes here. Meals are served in the oldworld ambience of the dining room – it has a special-occasion feel, but you can just as easily pop in for classic lunchtime smørrebrød or afternoon coffee and cake. There’s also a picture-perfect garden for alfresco dining. www.broendumshotel.dk Jakobs Café & Bar - The terrace of this relaxed cafe-bar is primed for people-watching, and the comprehensive menu has favourites such as burgers, Caesar salad, moules-frites and steaks (the kitchen closes at 10pm). On summer nights the place is generally heaving with young Danes enjoying warm-up drinks; there’s live music on weekends. www.jakobscafe.dk Brøndums Hotel - French cuisine is the main influence on otherwise classic Danish dishes here. Meals are served in the oldworld ambience of the dining room – it has a special-occasion feel, but you can just as easily pop in for classic lunchtime smørrebrød or afternoon coffee and cake. There’s also a picture-perfect garden for alfresco dining. www.broendumshotel.dk Restaurant De 2 Have - The restaurant overlooking the tip of the “Grenen” where the two oceans meet, have a unique and fantastic location. Nature and the restaurant goes’ in one. The changing light scenario makes it a dream place to visit. A romantic dinner gets an extra dimension with the stunning views. Your friends or business relations will become selfconscious about the spectacle that awaits them. The young, dynamic chefs team using only local seafood. Herbs, plants, fruits and flowers from the area around the restaurant is included in the menus. Dairy products are from Sønderhaven farm dairy, Broenderslev. Meat from Himmerland & vegetables come almost exclusively from North Jutland, and not least the vegetables from own 1 acre garden, just south of Skagen. www.restaurantde2have.dk Slagter Munch Self-Catering - The queues out the door attest to this butcher’s reputation for award-winning skinke (ham) and sausages. There’s also a selection of picnic-worthy salads and deli produce for sale. www.munch-skagen.dk

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Aalborg

Aalborg – Approach the spectacular homeport of Jørn Utzon, the master of Sydney Opera House. Beautiful approaches are always a superb kick-off to a fantastic stay. In Aalborg, the approach starts two hours prior to berthing with a fabulously scenic river cruising passing almost endless corn fields en route. The central harbor is located in the very heart of the city at an award-winning harbor front with innovative world-class architecture and exciting recreational park areas. Aalborg is a multi-faceted university city – full of contrasts. A city with a lust for life and all of its’ pleasures. It’s also grand on a manageable scale. The port and all the major city attractions are concentrated within easy distance. From fast-paced fun to peaceful oases.

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Attractions The Franciscan Monastery Museum – The museum is from the year around 1250 and is an underground museum, situated under the surface of one of the most busy pedestrian streets in Aalborg. The Monastery will show and tell the visitors about the excavation of the monastery and about the life at the monastery in medieval Aalborg. http://www.nordmus.dk/grabrodrekloster-museet-gb Aalborghus slot (Aalborg Castle) – The Aalborghus Castle was built in the years 1539 – 1555 by the Danish king Christian III as a fortress, which purpose was to discourage rebellions in Northern Jutland. Today the castle serves as an administration building for the Danish government and during the period from May to October the castles dungeons are open to the public. www.slke.dk/eng/jutland-and-funen/aalborghus-castle/about-aalborghus-castle/

Aalborg Monastery - The convent was built so that the poor, the needy, and the sick could receive shelter, food and help by one of Aalborg’s most wealthy women back in 1431, namely Maren Hemmings. Today, almost 600 years since the convent was built, the buildings are still standing and available for guided tours. The buildings have since then served as both resistance headquarters in Aalborg during WW2 and, as they currently are, as homes for some of Aalborg’s senior citizens. www.aalborgkloster.dk/

Nordkraft - Nordkraft is the city’s previous power plant turned into one of Europe’s largest and most impressive cultural centers. Through the raw and refined architecture, the enormous building places it mark on the cityscape and bears witness to the city’s transition from industrial city to a cultural and knowledge based city. The center contains amongst other things: Theaters, several music venues, art exhibitions, and three cinemas which offers a long list of interesting events all year round. Additionally, the center contains cafés and restaurants with many opportunities for refreshments and dining in the unique surroundings and a fitness center. The center also has Denmark’s biggest indoor climbing wall, inspired by the Norwegian climbing rock called ‘Prekestolen’. www.nordkraft.dk

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Utzon Center - Utzon Center is one of Aalborg’s newest attractions and was designed by one of Aalborg city’s sons, the famous architect Jørn Utzon – who also designed the Sidney Opera House in Australia. It is not a museum - it is a living, breathing culture center with exhibitions that change throughout the year – ranging from pop art to opera and lectures in architecture. In addition, the center also has a café and restaurant. Please check their website to see which exhibitions are currently showing. www.Utzoncenter.dk

Kunsten - Kunsten is the museum of modern art in Aalborg. It houses a permanent collection of Danish and international art from around 1900 to the present. The impressive building was designed by renowned Finnish architects Elissa and Alvar Aalto, and Jean-Jacques Baruel. Like a sculpture, the building rises from the rolling green landscape, and forms a beautiful framework for displaying word-class art - art that covers a broad range of motifs and tells fascinating stories. The permanent collection is a specially chosen extract from the archives of more than 1500 paintings, sculptures and hybrids from the twentieth century and forward, plus a similar number of artworks on paper. Kunsten reopened in December 2015 after an refurbishment and rebuild for more than € 20.000.000 www.Kunsten.dk

Lindholm Høje - At Lindholm Høje, archeologists have found several burial sites and settlements originating from both the Germanic Iron Age and the Viking Age, two very important eras in Danish history. Due to sand drift, the burial site was covered completely by sand in the year AD 1000, which preserved the stone markings and a newly-ploughed field to the great delight of archeologist and visitors at Lindholm Høje. At the Lindholm Høje Museum you will find two archeological exhibitions about the Iron Age and the Viking Age, which shows how the people at Lindholm used to live as well as their trade and raid in other countries. www.nordmus.dk

Aalborg Defence- and Garnison Museum - Only in Aalborg Guests can see an exhibition about the country's defense. In the museum Guests can find cars, planes, motorbikes and tanks, and they are welcome to sit in most of them. The city of Aalborg has been a garrison town since 1779 and after World War II and during the Cold War period it has been the largest garrison in Denmark. The museum offers the entire family an exciting look at the weapons and equipment used by the armed forces in defending Denmark since World War II. www.forsvarsmuseum.dk

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Cathedral of St. Budolf - The Cathedral of St. Budolf is located on Gammel Torv in the heart of Aalborg. The Cathedral is constructed at the end of the 14th century in Gothic style. Large yellow bricks have been used to build a nave, two aisles, an armoury, and turret rooms. In 1899-1900 the vestry was added, facing north and the Old Square by way of an extensive renovation undertaken by royal builder Hack Kampmann, and in 1942-43 royal builder Einar Packness laid out another 14 meters for the choir as well as the chapel building facing south and the street, Algade. The Baroque spire was erected in 1779. www.aalborgdomkirke.dk/UserFiles/file/ENG_12s_A5_Budolfi_4f_300609_LOW.pdf

Aalborg Maritime Museum - Aalborg Maritime Museum offers an exciting look at the maritime world, spread out over 15,000 square meters of space. The exhibits give a view of life at sea, the Port of Aalborg and Aalborg Shipyard. The museum also boasts wooden ships and boats, such as ’Prinsesse-jollen’, the dinghy used by Queen Margrethe II when she learned to sail as the Crown Princess of Denmark. It used to be part of the ship’s inventory aboard the royal yacht, Dannebrog. The maritime museum offers a broad collection of ship models, and outside, Guests can go aboard the submarine, Springeren, and the world’s fastest gas-turbine torpedo board, Søbjørnen and peek inside an Aluette helicopter. www.visitaalborg.com/ln-int/danmark/springeren---marine-experience-center-gdk596382

Jens Bangs House - Jens Bang's House is the finest example of renaissance domestic architecture in Northern Europe. The house was built in 1624 by the wealthy merchant Jens Bang, who was a typical figure of the renaissance. He had a love for splendour and was talented, but also argumentative and obstinate. With its five stories this house stood out ostentatiously and its rich ornamentation was a challenge to the other respectable citizens. Rumor has it that the many grotesque carvings on the façade of the building were caricatures of the many enemies of Jens Bang and this was his way of getting revenge. Although he was Aalborg’s richest man he never became a member of the town council. This is why he can be seen today sitting on the south facade of the house sticking his tongue out at the town hall, from which the town was ruled by its two burgomasters and 12 councilors. Jens Bangs House is also the home of The Guild of Christian the Fourth, which is a guild, formed under the Second World War, which now has charity purposes. www.visitaalborg.com/lnint/danmark/jens-bangs-house-gdk596534

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House Of Music - At the waterfront in Aalborg, right next to Nordkraft, you will find the building of the House of Music. The House of Music is the home of the Royal Academy of Music, the Institute of Music and Musical Therapy at Aalborg University and Aalborg Symphony Orchestra. Furthermore, the House of Music will is the center of a wide variety of musical and cultural activities. The House of Music is designed by the international acclaimed Austrian architectural design firm, Coop Himmelb(l)au and opened up in 2014. www.musikkenshus.dk

Activities Biking - In Northern Jutland you find some of the top three best mountain bike routes in Denmark. Slettestrand - Jammerbugten is also known as the paradise for mountain bikers. The mountain bike route Svinkløv Klitplantage at Slettestrand is rated to be the best route in Denmark. It is well-suited for both beginners and skilled riders and will give both an unforgettable ride in the spectacular nature with the panoramic view over Jammerbugten. Access to bike rental. The drive from Aalborg to Slettestrand takes approx. 45 minutes. Rold Skov - The second best mountain bike route in Denmark is also located in Northern Jutland. Just a 30-minute drive from Aalborg you will find the biggest forest in Denmark and a bike route that shows nature from its most beautiful side. The forest is filled with big oak trees, hills, lakes and small interesting paths that provide a brilliant opportunity to work up a sweat and getting leaves in your hair. Access to bike rental. The drive from Aalborg to Rold Skov takes approx. 30 minutes.

Walking Rold Skov - The beautiful nature in the largest forest of Denmark can also be experienced on foot. There are a large variety of marked routes. The routes in Rebild Bakker can lead you to anywhere between sparkling springs with water so clean that you can drink it, to the most beautiful and unique landscapes you can find in Denmark. The drive from Aalborg to Rold Skov takes approx. 30 minutes.

Fishing Det Gule Rev - The North Sea is among the best places to do cod fishing. Det Gule Rev (the yellow reef) is the most famous area and is accessible by boat from Hanstholm and Hirtshals. Tours to the reef are arranged by multiple companies. At Det Gule Rev you can experience the big deep-fishing adventure with codfish, catfish, flatfish, mackerel, Pollack, coalfish and long thronging eels under the keel. The drive from Aalborg to Hirtshals takes approx. 45 minutes.

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Wine Making Glenholm Vingård - Only 55 km from Aalborg one of the oldest vineyards in Denmark is located in a beautiful hilly landscape with a view over the Limfjord. Here you can experience all the facets of classical wine production. The wine fields are located on a hill with very chalky land which gives the opportunity of creating very characteristic wines. The vineyard stretches over 30 000 square meters and all wines are produced in their own winery run by two generations. The drive from Aalborg to Glenholm Vingård takes approx. 55 minutes. http://glenholm.dk/english.aspx

Amusement Park Fårup Sommerland - In the heart of one of the Summer House Areas in Northern Jutland close to the beach in Blokhus and jet deep in the forest you find the amusement park Fårup Sommerland. The oldest Summerland in Denmark and the second-best amusement park of Europe in 2015! The park offers everything from wild roller coasters and children’s Tivoli to the largest, wildest and wettest water park of Denmark. It is guaranteed that there are activities for everyone both children and adults! The drive from Aalborg to Fårup Sommerland takes approx. 40 minutes.

Surfing Cold Havaii - Located in Klitmøller, Thy, only 150 meters from the beach, Cold Hawaii Surf Camp is offering the ultimate extreme feeling with its 29 surf spots. Even if you used to surf only on the internet, no matter how young or old you are, this is where you are getting to know a new world between the waves while having the most fun and exciting time of your life. The town of Klitmøller is well known as one of the best locations for surfers at all levels as the wind conditions are similar to ones in Hawaii. And with its wild and magical coastline combined with worldwide experience, professional crew and local knowledge, it is promised that Guests will experience the best surfing in world class standards.

Zoo Aalborg Zoo - Aalborg Zoo is a green oasis with exciting animals close to the center of Aalborg. The zoo is the only place in Denmark where you experience the largest animal on land – the African elephant. You can also visit the polar bears in their Greenlandic fjord or come face to face with the Siberian tiger. Hear the roar of the lion at feeding time, watch the orangutans swing from tree to tree or give the children a hands-on experience at the petting zoo. Experience the great African savannah where zebras and elegant antelopes play among the ostriches and long- necked giraffes. In a water hole beneath a cliff, a pygmy hippopotamus frolics in his natural element. The ostriches, which can grow 3 meters tall, prance proudly about and keep a watchful eye. After closing the door to Aalborg Zoo, the Zoo can be open exclusive for you and your guests. Meet the animal keepers, hear the stories of the different animals, and see how things work in Aalborg Zoo behind the bars. The highlight is when you get the possibility to hand feed the Polar Bear, under safe and secure instructions. http://www.aalborgzoo.dk/welcome.aspx

Aalborg Beerwalk - offer you a different guided walking tour, accompanied by the original Aalborg Beerwalk. Taste the beers from around the world, including visit to Aalborg’s own Micro-distillery, Søgaards Brewhouse, and listen to the history about Aalborg during the tasty tour. Note: The Aalborg Beerwalk glass only contains 0,15 liter so you will get less than 1 liter in total unless you ask for something larger. http://www.visitaalborg.com/ln-int/aalborg/aalborg-beerwalk-0

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Wellness Skallerup Seaside Resort (Romulus Spa & Wellness) - A visit to the spa and wellness department Romulus is like a journey back to the historic Rome. The lighting, rough fieldstone walls, fountains, thermal baths, Turkish baths, saunas and trickling water bring a natural calmness in body and mind. In Romulus it is allowed to pamper yourself – exactly as they did in the Roman thermal baths. Romulus is placed in the popular Skallerup Seaside Resort which has had the same location at Skallerup Klit since 1949. In 2014 the resort received the Traveller’s Choice Award from Trip Advisor and two third places in the categories “Best Hotel of Denmark” and “Hotel with the best service”. The drive from Aalborg to Skallerup takes approx. 55 minutes.

Events & Festivals (2016) 30th April AALBORG MTB MARATHON - Aalborg annual Mountain bike Marathon takes you on a challenging 100 km route. Experience the beautiful nature and surroundings around Aalborg or cheer along, when 3000 Mountain Bikers drive by you! It is also possible to drive a route on 30 km or 50 km. th

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16th-19 June AALBORG REGATTA - Aalborg Regatta is a family occasion, which takes place on the beautiful waterfront of Aalborg. During three days you can experience lots of entertainment, concerts, water activities, culinary experiences and lots of maritime atmosphere. There will be masses of activities and experiences for everyone! Location: Aalborg Waterfront 29th June – 2nd JULY NIBE FESTIVAL - Experience a unique music festival in the middle of the woods. Nibe festival is among the 6 biggest music festivals in Denmark and is one of the oldest. The 2016 festival will be number 32 of its kind, under the trees in Skalsskoven. At this year’s festival, you can experience among others, the world famous band; Volbeat! Location: Skalskoven in Nibe (Approx. 25 minute drive from Aalborg) 4th JULY REBILD CELEBRATION - Since 1912, when the first Rebild celebration took place, many thousands of people each year have celebrated the American Independence Day in Rebild Bakker. Location: Rebildbakker in Skørping (Approx 30 minute drive from Aalborg) 17th-21st August THE BLUE FESTIVAL - The Blue Festival is a Jazz and Blues Festival in Aalborg, which also is known as ”the Mini New Orleans Festival”. You can be there, when Aalborg for four days is transformed into one large music venue that spreads music and atmosphere everywhere in town. Danish and international artists will be performing in many of the cafés, pubs and venues in Aalborg. Location: Aalborg Centrum. 25th-28th August AALBORG IN RED - The yearly Aalborg in Red will be held in the last week of August. This event will include many various activities: concerts and other musical events, markets, children games, sports events and competitions. The many activities will take place during the whole week and the vast majority of activities are free. Location: Aalborg Centrum. 25th-28th August MADE IN DENMARK - Prepare for 2016, where the European Tour once again takes place in Himmerland Golf & Spa Resort! Golf players as Marc Warren (winner 2014), Bradley Dregde, Philip Archer and Thomas Bjørn are on the golf courses, when more than 150 players from around the world participate in Made In Denmark, - a world-class golf tournament! Experience the tournament in the picturesque surroundings just 40 minutes from Aalborg. Location: Himmerland Golf & Spa Resort in Farsø (Approx. 40 minute drive from Aalborg). 4th SEPTEMBER FJORDMARATHON The most beautiful marathon in Northern Jutland is the Fjord marathon in Aalborg. Everyone can participate along with the thousands of runners; experienced runners as well as beginners are welcome! The

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Good Restaurants Restaurant Tabu - www.ta-bu.dk/ Restaurant Mortens Kro – www.mortenskro.dk/frontpage.aspx Restaurant Fusion - www.en.restaurantfusion.dk/ Bistro 59 - http://www.bistro59.dk/ La Locanda - http://lalocanda.dk/forside.aspx

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Aarhus

AARHUS – the city with everything you could dream of. There is an energetic beat of the pulse in the vibrant city of Aarhus. With a student population of more than 40,000, Aarhus is Denmark’s youngest city – with its sights set firmly on the future. At the same time, however, the past is kept very much alive in Aarhus, with the oldest city quarters being some of the most atmospheric, bustling and trend-setting in the city. Enjoy yourself going shopping, relaxing at one of the city’s many cafés, or strolling in the woods or along the sandy beaches before taking your pick among the generous selection of restaurants which the city has to offer. Aarhus is also a center of art and culture and in 2017, Aarhus has been appointed European Capital of Culture in 2017. The title European Capital of Culture (ECOC) represents one of the most prestigious and prominent cultural events in Europe. In 2017 visitors can look forward to a year filled with events, culture, new experiences and collaborations across culture, cities and people. Moreover, please see below links to New York Times from January 7, 2016 ,in which the city of Aarhus has been chosen as one of the top destinations to visit this year, and to the Lonely Planet, who has picked Aarhus as the second best European destination you need to see in 2016. http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2016/01/07/travel/places-to-visit.html?place=aarhus&smid=fbnytimestravel&smtyp=cur&_r=0 http://www.lonelyplanet.com/best-in-europe

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Attractions Aros - Aarhus Art Museum – World class modern art and one of the largest art museums in northern Europe. The museum holds five galleries with a mixture of changing exhibitions and exhibitions from the museums own collection. Pieces of art such as by the Australian artist, Ron Muecks, Olafur Eliason, Bill Viola, Tony Oursler, Carsten Holler, Miwa Yanagi and James Turrell can be found. www.en.aros.dk/

Moesgaard Museum – The newest museum in the city. Both the architectural design of the museum as well as the exhibitions is an international attraction and the museum has received several international awards. A good experience for those interested in history from the period between the stone age and to the time of the Vikings age. www.moesgaardmuseum.dk/en/

Den Gamle By (The Old Town Museum) – The museum has received 3 stars with Michelin and is acknowledge by others as the best open air museum worldwide. The museum was founded in 1909 and shows the urban history of Denmark from around the time when the fairy tale writer Hans Christian Andersen lived and to a typical Danish town district from 1974. www.dengamleby.dk/the-old-town/

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The Church of our Lady – The Church dates back to the 13 century and was a former Dominican priory. During the th 1950’ties the church was under restoring and an 11 century stone crypt was undiscovered below – the oldest existing vaulted church in Scandinavia. www.s3.kirkeweb.dk/sites/aarhusvorfrue.dk/3i1_flyer_uk.pdf

The Viking Museum - The museum is situated in the basement of a bank and exhibits the Viking-era relics unearthed in 1963 during the banks construction. The centerpiece of the museum is an detailed model of Aarhus as it appeared in the th 10 century. www.moesgaardmuseum.dk/vikingemuseet/

The City Hall – The City Hall with its 60 meters tall tower is one of the main landmarks of Aarhus. The building is wellknown for the design and style which reflects Nordic modernism, with organic lines that soften the business-like, constructive design. The City Hall is designed by the famous Danish designers Arne Jacobsen and Erik Møller. www.aarhus.guide.dk/aarhus_city_hall.asp

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The “Latin Quarter” – is the oldest quarter in Aarhus and is dated back to the 14 century. The historical, narrow and cobblestoned streets and the busy cafes create a vibrant atmosphere.

The Marselisborg Palace – The white palace is situated on a hilltop with a fantastic view of the bay of Aarhus and holds an extraordinary fine collection of sculptures, a rose garden with a pergola and a herb garden all beautifully laid out. Each summer, the Royal family takes residence at the palace and during this period the changing of the guard by the life guard takes place at noon every day. www.kongehuset.dk/english/palaces/marselisborg-palace/marselisborg-palace

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Gammel Estrup The Manor Museum Djursland (East Jutland) – the magnificent halls and rooms in the manor gives unique insight into 600 years of the grand life of the Danish aristocracy. The individual rooms are furnished to show how the rooms might have been laid out during the centuries when the manor was inhabited. http://www.gammelestrup.dk/engelsk.aspx

Clausholm Castle – the castle and Park is one of the most beautiful and complete Baroque monuments in Denmark. The castle was built in the 1690s by Chancellor Conrad Reventlow, and from 1718-1730 it was owned by King Frederik IV who has left his mark on buildings and the park. But not only the beautiful surroundings were to the King's taste. He eloped with the Chancellor's daughter Anna Sophie Reventlow and crowned her his queen although he was already married. http://www.clausholm.dk/castle-photolocations-baroque-garden/ Rosenholm Castle - In April 1559, Jørgen Rosenkrantz acquired the farm Holm outside Hornslet from the King. In the following years, he built a castle on that spot and named it Rosenholm after his family. The family Rosenkrantz has owned the castle ever since, and today Rosenholm is the Danish house which has been in the possession of the same family for the longest time. During the period 1740-45, the castle was rebuilt and the large park covering approx. 5 hectares was laid out complete with lime tree avenues and bowers and beech hedges. The rose garden surrounding the fountain is an enchanting place. The castle is fully furnished with hundreds of items of furniture, paintings and tapestries, which provide the visitor with a fascinating view of a noble family’s life through centuries. Today Rosenholm Castle unites past and present culture as the organizer of exciting tours, conferences, company parties, weddings, etc. The castle is one of the biggest and most beautiful Danish manors from the Renaissance. http://rosenholm.dk/

Activities Bicycle – Starting at The Marselisborg Palace, south of Aarhus, there is a of 10 kilometers bike route, going through the hilly Marselisborg Forest. Beside this, The Lakelands (Søhøjlandet), around Silkeborg and Skanderborg, are well known for its beautiful scenery with lakes and forests - and the Himmelbjerget. Located approx. 30 minute drive from Aarhus.

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Walking – In Aarhus, nature is present everywhere. The city is surrounded by woods and beaches, and inside the city itself there are lots of large parks and small natural oases where Guests can take a nice walk in the beautiful surroundings. In Aarhus the nature is never far away. The Mols Bjerge National Park, located in East Jutland approx. 30 minute drive from Aarhus, is one of the most rugged and varied landscapes in Denmark, with many rare animal and plant species which is truly a great experience. The park covers 180 km² and is named after the area's best known natural feature, the Mols Hills.

Fishing – Aarhus is blessed with a wealth of places of great natural beauty for fishing. Along the Bay of Aarhus there are excellent spots for angling of sea trout, cod, flatfish and, during the season, garfish. Boat trips with smaller fishing boats to the Bay of Aarhus from both Aarhus and Ebeltoft (located 45 minute drive from Aarhus) can be arranged http://www.msmarianne.dk/ In addition, the countryside surrounding Aarhus offers many opportunities for angling in rivers, streams and lakes as well as put-and-take angling. Here it is possible to catch river trout, roach and bream. The website Angling in East Jutland http://www.angling-eastjutland.dk/uk/index.htm gives a lot of tips to angling in the area. In order to go fishing at these spots, Guests would need to purchase a fishing license which can be bought at all post offices and at other outlets. Wine Making – A few vineyards are located around the area of Aarhus and visits can be arranged. http://www.vinavl.com/ http://todbjergvingård.dk/wordpress/ Theme Park – The Legoland theme park is one of the most famous parks in the world and is situated at the town called Billund which is a drive of 1 ½ hours from Aarhus. The theme park houses sceneries and venues from all over the world, all built with Lego bricks. www.legoland.dk/en/Explore/

Aarhus SeaRangers – is is the new cultural institution in town, building a "bridge" across the Aarhus city, the harbour and the bay. Its mission is to make the sea accessible to all. According to Aarhus Sea Rangers far too few Danes have the opportunity to enjoy the great experiences which the sea has to offer. http://searangers.dk/ SegWorld - is the first indoor Segway amusement park in the world! SegWorld is a brand new and completely unique Segway-riding amusement park. Take a ride through the amazing and breathtaking Yellowstone on two wheels, or test your accuracy skills on one of the many challenging tracks. http://www.segworld.dk/

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Tivoli Friheden - is a theme park located within walking distance from the city centre in the beautiful Marselisborg Forest. The park has 4 roller coasters, 40 rides, stalls, games and playgrounds. http://en.friheden.dk/

Wellness Wellness – Guests will have to go a little distance outside of Aarhus and to Hotel Vejlefjord where wellness is offered http://en.hotelvejlefjord.dk/

Shopping Shopping – Aarhus is well-known as one of the best cities for shopping in Scandinavia. Design, fashion, life-style and trendsetting describe the wealth of shopping possibilities in the city of Aarhus.

Events (2016) 27th-29th May CLASSIC RACE AARHUS- 300 racing cars from Denmark and abroad come to Northern Europe’s most beautiful, cultural-historical race track for this event to race around the Marselisborg Memorial Park in Aarhus. In addition to the car race, the Classic Race Aarhus includes several other events. http://www.craa.dk/en/

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30th–31st July MOESGAARD VIKING MOOT - Vikings from far and near meet at the Viking Moot to recreate the festive markets held in the early days of Aarhus. The highlights of the Viking Moot are the combating warriors and fierce horsemen, who show their skills on Saturday and Sunday. http://www.moesgaardmuseum.dk/en/the-viking-moot/

Festivals (2016) 28th April – 1st May THE SPOT FESTIVAL - Each year in in late spring, around 8,000 guests visit Aarhus to experience between 100 and 200 concerts from new, as well as more established bands and artists from Denmark and the other Nordic countries. http://spotfestival.dk/en/ 17th – 19th June THE NORTHSIDE FESTIVAL - The festival offers a wide array of Danish and International artists and is recognized as an innovative festival which also focuses on sustainability. The festival is taking place in the center of Aarhus. http://www.northside.dk/ 9th – 16th July THE AARHUS JAZZ FESTIVAL - Like all good festivals the Aarhus Jazz Festival is continually evolving and has achieved international renown. The whole city is backing the eight days of jazz and at this festival you can experience up to 230 concerts at 30 different venues. Most concerts during daytime are free of charge for the audience. You find jazz for children, jazz brunch, concerts with international stars and local musicians. Aarhus Jazz Festival presents all styles of jazz. http://www.jazzfest.dk/?lang=en 26th August – 4th September THE AARHUS FESTIVAL - is among the largest cultural events in Scandinavia and showcases both local, national and international artists. Aarhus Festival is highly esteemed and recognized both in Denmark and abroad. http://www.visitaarhus.com/ln-int/danmark/the-aarhus-festival-gdk603731

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Good Restaurants Kähler Spisesalon – The world famous company called ”Kähler” has several restaurants in Aarhus. One of the most popular restaurants is called “Kähler Spisesalon” where you will experience the best from the Danish kitchen. www.spisesalon.dk/?gclid=CJqg4Yi-xMgCFaHbcgodJjMKmA Restaurant Sjette Frederiks Kro – The restaurant has a very good Danish kitchen and a stunning location. www.casablancaaarhus.dk/sjette-frederiks-kro/ Michelin recommends – In the latest edition of ”Guide Michelin Nordic Cities 2015” Michelin has mentioned and recommended several restaurants in Aarhus : Restaurant Frederikshøj – The best restaurant in the city. Actually, the restaurant has been awarded as the best restaurant in Denmark. In 2015, the restaurant has been awarded 1 Michelin star. www.frederikshoj.com/en/f/ Restaurant Substans – The restaurant serves a creative Danish / French gourmet experience with a top level quality. In 2015, the restaurant has been awarded 1 Michelin star. www.uk-restaurantsubstans.sk5.dk/ Restaurant Gastrome – The restaurant offers gourmet country-inspired cuisine at a very high standard. In 2015, the restaurant has been awarded 1 Michelin star. www.gastrome.dk/en/

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Sønderborg

Few Danish towns have a more attractive location than Sønderborg. It is situated on both sides of Als Sund the inlet that, like a broad river, separates the island of Als from the mainland of Jutland. The town owes its location to the small fortification built around 1200 on a little islet to protect the southern entrance to Als Sund against the raiding Wends. Nowadays Als is connected to the mainland by bridges, but for many visitors it is still a green holiday island, with a coastline perfect for swimming, sailing and fishing. Sønderborg is the largest town on the island. As a result of being close to the German border, it has been at the centre of many important events in Denmark’s history. One of the most famous battles, the Battle of Dybbøl, took place in 1864 just outside the town. In the war of 1864, Sønderborg was heavily damaged by artillery in connection with the Prussian assault on Dybbøl and their subsequent occupation of Als. In the aftermath of the war, Denmark lost Southern Jutland to Germany, who occupied the area for 56 years. From this time Sønderborg has quite a few examples of Art Nouveau architecture. After the establishment of the German navy’s marine station in 1906-07, there was a great growth in population and construction. Buildings constructed from 190515 comprise both ´lively´ Art Nouveau with curves and leafy forms and the ´regional´ style. After a referendum in 1920 in the region of Slesvig, the present border was determined. Southern Jutland (North-Slesvig) voted to belong to Denmark, while South-Slesvig chose German nationality. With its 30,000 inhabitants, Sønderborg is now a charming mix of old and new. There is a friendly, quiet atmosphere, but because of the large student population the social life in Sønderborg is lively. There are plenty of restaurants, cafés, bars, and disco’s.

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Attractions Sønderborg Castle - was founded before 1200 and was from 1550-70 rebuilt into a four wing Renaissance castle. The museum tells the history of North Slesvig from the Middle Ages to the present, with the main focus on the wars of 1848-50, 1864, 1914-18, the plebiscite and the reunification of North Slesvig with Denmark in 1920. At the museum you will find large culture-historical collections with furniture, textiles, crafts and art from North Slesvig. A very beautiful site, not to be missed. http://www.slke.dk/eng/jutland-and-funen/soenderborg-castle/ http://www.museum-sonderjylland.dk/SIDERNE/English/Sonderborg-SLot/01-Sonderborg.html

Gråsten Palace & Chapel - is best known for the fact that the right of use in 1935 was given to the late King Frederik and Queen Ingrid. In the summer time, the castle is occupied for about three to six weeks by Queen Margrethe, Prince Henrik and their family. Only Gråsten Palace garden - and Chapel are open for the public. Gråsten Palace & Chapel are worth visiting for guests who have an interest in history and architecture. http://www.slke.dk/eng/jutland-and-funen/graastenpalace/

Augustenborg Palace - is one of Denmark´s most beautiful and historic castles. Sit in the lovely park under Hans Christian Andersen´s favorite linden tree and enjoy the view over the water. It may have been here that he first thought of writing his fairytale "The Little Match Girl". The Augustenborg Palace Church has a beautiful marble floor, lavish stucco decorations and flowery gilded woodcarvings. The impressive Carrara marble baptismal font was a present from Tsar Alexander. For more than 75 years, most of the palace has functioned as a psychiatric hospital. In future the buildings will be the home of ´Natur- og Erhvervsstyrelsen´. In the Mini Museum by the bell tower, you can learn about the history of the ducal families who lived at the palace. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Augustenborg_Palace

Augustiana - is a culture park and an artist center in Augustenborg, situated approx. 8 kilometer from Sønderborg. Augustiana is placed in the mansion of Augustenborg Slot and is an exhibition place for contemporary visual arts and sculptures. The mansion has changing exhibition of contemporary visual arts and smaller sculptures of high quality. The

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Battlefield Centre Dybbøl Banke - tells the story about the war of 1864, about the fighting between Danish and German soldiers, and about life behind the front lines for both sides. The Centre houses models, a diorama, and the film “The Day of the Storm”. The reconstructed Danish fortress with blockhouse, barracks etc. is new. Most of the museum is outdoor, a venue which can be visited within 1½-2 hours. The surroundings of the museum are very interesting as it is surrounded by the battlefields from the war of 1864. The site is located a 15-20 min walk from the Port of Sønderborg. (The museum is easy to be spotted from the port/seaside, because of the Dybbøl windmill on the hill). http://www.museumsonderjylland.dk/SIDERNE/English/Dybbol-Banke/01-Dybbol-Banke.html

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A Town in Ruins – an 1864 town walk - is focused on April 2 & 3 1864, where Prussian cannons on Broagerland bombarded Sønderborg. Around a third of Sønderborg town was destroyed, and the residents were forced to flee. The town walk takes you past buildings that are linked historically to the year 1864 and past locations were bombs landed and ruined the town. The guide explains about the locations of the Danish military installations and gives examples of the ways in which the inhabitants suffered and were subjected to losses because of the bombardment. The walk lasts approx. 2 hours.

Cathrinesminde Brickworks Museum - is a museum about the brick industry in Denmark and the industrial history of Southern Jutland. The museum has functioned as a brickyard from 1732 to 1968. 1968 it was turned into a museum. Today visitors can learn about the production at a traditional ring kiln brickyard, experience the living quarters of the workers and see the seasons special exhibitions. In 2007 the museum was nominated as one of 25 national monuments of the history of Danish industry. http://www.museum-sonderjylland.dk/SIDERNE/English/Cathrinesminde/01Cathrinesminde.html

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A good option to see the attractions and the nature of the island is a guided bus tour. The tour can be arranged individually so that it includes the group’s interests. Options: Sønderborg, Alsion, Dybbøl, Sandbjerg Estate, Augustenborg Palace, Danfoss, Universe theme park, Nordborg castle, Jollmands Gaard (an old farm in the style from the island Als. It has the shape of a fish hook), the nearly 200-years old stables at Egen Church, Nothern Europe’s highest sundial or several other places.

Activities Bicycle – Throughout the island of Als there many biking trails which takes you through beautiful landscapes, historical places and breathtaking sceneries. Bikes can be rented in Sønderborg. However, Electrical bikes are unfortunately not available. Walking – The Gendarme path (Gendarmsti) - is one of Denmark’s most beautiful walking routes and follows the scenic landscape along the coast of the Flensborg Fjord. It is named after the gendarmes that patrolled the border between Denmark and Germany for many years. The path was patrolled on foot, and each guard had a designated area. Today, you can follow in their footsteps from Padborg to Høruphav on South Als - a route that covers 74 kilometres and offers varying landscapes and many historic sites. It's easy to find, as the signs along the way are decorated with a gendarme in his blue uniform. It is also possible just to take shorter trips along parts of the path. In 2015 the path was honoured with the special quality certificate of ‘Leading Quality Trails – Best of Europe’. https://www.aabenraa.dk/media/623505/gendarmstien-engelsk.pdf

Fishing – Along the coastline you will find diverse conditions along the seabed, where countless large stones provide perfect resting places for beautiful sea trout. There are large pike, waiting in the lake’s deep waters, lurking in the plans and reeds. All anglers who wish to fish at lakes, coastlines and the sea must have a Danish fishing license.

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Wine Making – At the pretty little island of Årø with a picturesque town of narrow streets, stone walls, fences and beautiful family farms you will find Årø vineyard. The small vineyard Årø Vingård has won a handful of prices, and cultivates three kinds of wine: red wine, white wine and rosé. Segway tours - can be offered at Dybbøl Mill, in the nature e.g. Kegnæs or as a guided tour through Sønderborg. A great way to visit Dybbøl Banke or the peninsula Kegnæs. http://www.outdoor-tours.dk/home-27 http://alssegway.dk/ Golf - is offered several places around Sønderborg. www.sonderborggolfklub.dk/medlemmer-forside.html http://ngk.interdrive.dk/pages/id473.asp http://www.benniksgaardgolf.dk/ Horse carriage rides – Enjoy a classic experience in an open-air carriage and a ride from Sønderborg Castle, along the cosy harbor and to the beautiful scenic landscape along the coast of the Flensborg Fjord. Theme Park (Universe) – is a theme park combining scientific with fun for kids and their families. http://universe.dk/en/plan-your-visit/

Wellness Wellness – Marina Fiskenæs in Gråsten offers wellness. http://enjoyresorts.dk/enjoy-resorts-marina-fiskenaes/wellness/

Events (2016) 28th May THE OLDTIMER SHOW – This is the day where locals from Sønderborg and the surroundings are exhibiting their large collection of classic cars and motorcycles. The show is taken place in Graasten. http://www.oldtimerlobet.dk/ 19th-26th June International Wood Sculpture Symposium – A certain number of international wood artists are beforehand selected to participate in the symposium. Each sculptor will be provided with an oak log of approximately 150 cm x 50 cm and out of this log the sculptor can make 1 or more sculptures. The symposium will take place in the surrounding of the beautiful Castle of Sønderborg, in the immediate proximity to the harbour and the inner city. http://www.symposium.dk/ th

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Festivals (2016) July STELLA POLARIS – is a music festival taken place at Sønderborg Castle. http://www.stella-polaris.dk/

Good Restaurants Dyvig Badehotel (situated 32 kilometers from Sønderborg): http://dyvigbadehotel.dk/ Restaurant Colosseum: www.restaurant-colosseum.dk Huset Blom: http://www.huset-blom.dk/ Hotel Baltic (situated 8 kilometers from Sønderborg): www.hotel-baltic.dk

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Hotel Ballebro FÌrgekro (situated 15 kilometers from Sønderborg): www.ballebro.dk

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Funen & the archipelago

The island of Funen is called “The Fairy-tale Island” – and for good reasons. The landscape alone suggests a romance. Funen, which has fewer than 500,000 inhabitants, is dense with Renaissance castles and pastel-washed villages, briny little fishing ports and ripe meadows that roll out in long, green flanks to meet the northern sky. However, a big part of Funen’s fairy-tale cred is the fact that the island was the boyhood home of Hans Christian Andersen, his first muse and enduring inspiration. There are countless places to explore on Funen and the surrounding islands – and a good place to start could be either Odense, Faaborg or Svendborg.

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Odense - is the third largest city in Denmark and offers a wide range of opportunities whether you seek activities or relaxation. Odense is an old city – actually more than 1000 years old – and you feel the touch of history when you stroll through the cobble stone streets and enjoy the beautiful old half-timbered houses in the city center. Odense is especially proud of the fairy-tale writer Hans Christian Andersen, who was born and grew up in Odense. His birthplace and the house where he grew up now houses museums.

Attractions The Hans Christian Andersen Museum - is the birthplace of Hans Christian Andersen. The museum, located right in the heart of the city gives you a good introduction to his life. http://museum.odense.dk/en/museums/hans-christian-andersen-museum

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The Funen Village - is an open-air museum depicting a rural village in 18 century Denmark. Throughout the summer, you can see people in traditional clothing working in the village, which gives you a sense of what life was like back then. http://museum.odense.dk/en/museums/funen-village

Brandts - Used to be an old textile mill but has transformed into an exciting cultural centre and contains fascinating specialty shops, art exhibitions and restaurants. http://brandts.dk/en/

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The Time Collection – The collection in the Brandts area is a fun / different exhibition showing the change in fashion, interior decorating, etc. during the last century. The collection is not an "ordinary" museum in that you are welcome to touch the objects, sit in the furniture and so on. http://tidenssamling.dk/language/en/

Activities Fishing - Funen is especially know for good Seatrout fishing and professional guides can take you to the best places. Go fishing has all you need for a successful tour http://go-fishing.dk/guiding/ Wine Making - Funen has several small wine producers and visits + wine tasting can be arranged. Nyholmgaard is the largest wine yard on Fynen and they produce an excellent wine sold to many of the gourmet restaurants in the island. Driving distance from Odense approx. 30 minutes http://en.nyholmgaard-vin.dk/om-vingarden-nyholmgaard/ The Tinderbox - is a fairy-tale house, where children can dress up and create their own stories. Families can easily spend hours here. http://museum.odense.dk/en/museums/the-tinderbox The Danish Railway Museum - is a safe bet for people interested in machines and tech, but certainly also for children. http://www.jernbanemuseet.dk/en/ Odense ZOO - won ”Best North European Zoo” (in the category for Zoos with less than 400.000 visitors) twice in a row. It lies in the middle of town and you can sail there on the River Cruise. http://www.odensezoo.dk/frontpage/?L=1 Fairy-tales on the River - is a new attraction that combines the River Cruise and the Hans Christian Andersen Parade. http://www.aafart.com/

Festivals (2016) May 2016 (no date settled yet) - Iron Age Market http://www.jernalderlandsbyen.dk/engelsk 29th-31st of May – Harbour/culture festival http://subsites.odense.dk/subsites2/havnekulturfestival 18th-21st of August - Odense Flower Festival http://www.blomsterfestival.dk/ 21st-28th of August - HCA Festivals http://www.hcafestivals.dk/en/ 29th of August – 4th of September - OFF (Odense International Film Festival) http://www.filmfestival.dk/

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Good Restaurants Sortebro Kro (Inn) - Situated next to the Funen Village in Odense. Approx. the same standard as Falsled Kro. http://www.sortebrokro.dk/ Pasfall - Situated in Odense city center in the Brandts area. Thomas Pasfall used to own and operate Munkebo Kro. http://info26511.wix.com/thomaspasfall Restaurant Under Lindetræet – A gourmet restaurant next to the HCA Museum. http://underlindetraet.dk/ Restaurant Rudolf Mathis - A gourmet fish restaurant situated in Kerteminde. http://www.rudolf-mathis.dk/

General information Hans Christian Andersen Airport lies just north of Odense and enables you to fly to Odense in your own plane. http://www.hca-airport.dk/Homepage

Faaborg Faaborg is a charming old market town on the south coast of Funen. From the harbour, you can see the town’s original belfry, which through the years has helped local sailors to get their bearings and the high street is only a few hundred meters from the harbour. The town has a great atmosphere and many of the old original houses have been preserved. The entire area is incredibly scenic and inspires quiet and relaxation – or perhaps a bicycle ride in the hilly landscape.

Attractions Egeskov Castle - is a beautiful Renaissance castle with a spectacular park / garden. The gardens have won the European Garden Award and CCN Travel has found Egeskov gardens one of the 12 most spectacular gardens in the world. In addition, the castle houses a large vintage car and motorcycle collection and amazing dresses from the 1800s. Driving distance from Faaborg: Approx. 25 minutes. http://www.egeskov.dk/en

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Faaborg Art Museum is a small charming art museum in the middle of Faaborg. The museum contains mainly the works of Funen artists - but is definitely worth seeing also for foreign guests. Driving distance from Faaborg: none. http://www.faaborgmuseum.dk/ Close to Faaborg – on the way to Dyreborg – lives the artist Keld Moseholm. He is known for his small, chubby men and women in precarious situations - and in his large garden, many of them are on display. Guests can visit the artist by appointment. Driving distance from Faaborg: 10 minutes - but can be combined with the countryside and visits to picturesque Dyreborg. http://moseholm.dk/vaerker/ Strøjersamlingen is an exceptional collection of cars in private ownership. It contains unique cars like cars formerly owned by the Danish royal family, Le Mans cars, Grand Prix and race cars, and even an Aston Martin that was featured in the James Bond film "Die Another Day". Guests will need to make an appointment with the owner to visit the collection. Driving distance from Faaborg: Approximately 40 minutes (the collection is close to Assens). http://strojersamlingen.dk/

Activities Agger Vine og Park golf - In lovely Ungersbjerge by Helnæsbugten (Helnæs Bay) in southwest Funen, you can exercise your competitive gene and your taste buds on the golf course in scenic surroundings including forest, park and water. Agger Park Golf is the first park golf facility in Europe. Horse riding - In Svanninge Bakker (Svanninge Hills). You don´t need to be an expert on a horse. The horses are the calm and sweet natured Icelandic horses and the speed is dependent on the participants’ skill level. http://turridning.oestrup.dk/wp/ Water activities - All kinds can be arranged through Øhavsporten. http://www.ohavsporten.dk/ Bicycle tours – Tours around Faaborg and in Svanninge Hills. Scenic tours - and the speed and distance is up to you. Electric bikes cannot currently be provided – but good quality standard bikes.

Festivals (2016) 5th-6th of May - European Night Watchmen’s Rally. http://faaborgvaegterne.dk/?page_id=12 10th-11th of June - Heartland Festival at Egeskov Castle. http://www.egeskov.dk/calendar/heartland 20th-21st of August - Classic Days at Egeskov Castle. http://www.egeskov.dk/classicdays

Good Restaurants Falsled Kro - Known worldwide for its gourmet food. www.falsledkro.dk/ Vester Skerninge Kro - Wonderful old traditional inn with modern Danish food. www.vesterskerningekro.dk/

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Svendborg Svendborg is a true seafaring city and the harbour is very well preserved. Historically the area teemed with impressive old wooden ships ready for transatlantic voyages – and the renowned shipping company A.P. Møller Mærsk started right here in Svendborg, in the Mærsk family’s “Villa Anna” which still exists today. The town itself is charming and there are many excursion spots in the area.

Attractions Valdemar’s Castle is a beautiful castle, located on Tåsinge near Svendborg. The castle has a unique location right next to Svendborg Sund - and in addition to the fine rooms / halls, which one comes through, they have a huge hunting and trophy exhibition on the top floor. Driving distance from Svendborg approx. 15 minutes http://valdemarsslot.dk/?lang=en

Troense - Close to Valdemar’s Castle lies Troense, a charming maritime town. The houses are very well preserved and there is a particular atmosphere about the place that makes it into an attraction in its own right. Driving distance from Svendborg approx.. 15 minutes Nyborg Castle - Today Nyborg Castle is a museum, but when it was built, Nyborg was Denmark’s capital and the city has great historical significance. Guests can visit the old medieval castle and take a stroll on the ramparts, where past glories are easily felt. Driving distance from Svendborg approx. 30 minutes http://en.nyborgslot.dk/plan-your-visit/

Activities Skaarupøre Vinyard - To step into the farmyard of Skaarupøre Vinyard is like moving into another world, with the old farmhouse on one side and the huge wine barrel that has been turned into a shop and meeting place, on the other. http://www.skaaruporevin.dk/ Bicycle tours - Especially on Tåsinge (close to Valdemar's Castle) are highly recommended. There are many opportunities for some good cycling. Electric bikes cannot currently be provided – but good quality standard bikes. Gorilla Park - Is a fun, wild and exhilarating experience for everyone. Put yourself to the test on several kilometres og high ropes courses with more than 100 climbing elements of 1-26 metres in the climbing park.

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http://gorillapark.dk/en Water activities - Kayaking, snorkling, spearfishing or… can be arranged by Nicus Nature http://www.nicusnature.com/

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Good Restaurants Restaurant Stella Maris - A hotel with a great restaurant. Tender directly to the hotel/restaurant is possible. http://stellamaris.dk/en Restaurant Lieffroy - Owned and operated by the former owner of Falsled Kro (Inn). The restaurant features a view of the sea in Nyborg. http://lieffroy.dk/ Broholm Slot - A old castle with a long, interesting history. The castle is run as a small hotel today and it´s possible to get a little tour through the house. http://broholm.dk/GB.aspx

Ærø and the small islands in the southern archipelago Ærø Ærø is the largest of the islands in the Southern Funen Archipelago and you can easily spend a day here. Particularly Ærøskøbing almost feels like a film setting with colourful little houses and narrow streets, but it is all 100% genuine and the locals are great hosts. Because of this, the locals have developed a fairly large business by organizing weddings and many foreigners from all over the world go to the small island to get married in the beautiful locations. At Ærø there are plenty of opportunities for a bicycle ride, you can visit the islands brewery and perhaps take your lunch there. In addition, if you like, you can book the night watchman to accompany you around town and tell you all the great anecdotes. Bicycling is naturally another opportunity.

Festivals (2016) 26th-29th of May - Jazz Festival in Ærøskøbing. Web page is not ready yet nd 2 of July - The Royal Opera in Ebbes Bådebyggeri. Web page is not ready yet

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Lyø and Avernakø Both small islands which are located close to Faaborg and are very scenic and show you the unspoiled archipelago. On Lyø Guests can arrange to travel around in a horse cart, as an alternative to walking or bicycling.. On Avernakø you can visit Gitte and her goats in her cosy Bed and Breakfast/café. http://avernakoelandhotel.dk/

Drejø The small island is located close to Svendborg and Guests visit the sisters, Sanne and Beth, on their farm “Gammel Elmegård”. They offer lunch, afternoon tea and anecdotes about life on a small island. http://www.gl-elmegaard.dk/

Skarø Another charming little island close to Svendborg. Here they produce a fantastic ecological ice cream and it is possible to visit the little factory. http://www.isfraskaroe.dk/ Alternatively, you can visit Gitte, the owner of Café Sommersild, and enjoy a relaxed lunch. http://sommersild.dk/

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Copenhagen

Copenhagen – A metropolis at the mouth of the Baltic. Copenhagen, the capital city of the kingdom of Denmark since year 1417, presently has a population of a little more than a half million people. It is the city in which the modern developments of the 20th century, far from spoiling the atmosphere of history and old-world charm, have been blended with the older buildings and monuments to form a thriving and harmonious environment. Over the past decade, Copenhagen has forced it’s position as the gastronomy capital of the North. In the latest edition, the Michelin Guide has awarded Copenhagen’s restaurants a total of 14 stars. Not only is that more than any other Scandinavian city, it is also more than other European cities such as Hamburg, Amsterdam and Vienna, Copenhagen also has more Michelin restaurants than Rome. The location of the city, with the international airport situated only 20 minutes away from the port and astride the trade routes between continental Europe and Scandinavia, has during the past years made Copenhagen a metropolis at the mouth of the Baltic. In Copenhagen harbor you can bring your boat alongside right in the middle of the City and enjoy all the spectacular sights, restaurants, museums and architectures a few steps away from the gangway.

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Attractions Rosenborg Castle - Built between 1606 and 1617 by King Christian IV – a prodigious instigator of building and construction work, who today is often referred to as the “builder-king”. Today, the castle houses a fine collection of porcelain silverware and fine art, which have belonged to Danish monarchs through the ages, as well as the Crown Jewels and Coronation regalia. www.kongehuset.dk/english/palaces/rosenborg-palace/rosenborg-palace

Tivoli Gardens & Theme park – the fairy tale gardens, which opened its gates in 1843. Stroll through the park admiring the romantic lakes, pavilions, flower decorations and the vivid life of the Danes. Tivoli garden is Denmark’s oldest amusement park. www.tivoli.dk

Amalienborg Palace – the residence of the Royal Danish Family. www.visitcopenhagen.com/copenhagen/amalienborgmuseum-gdk415936

The Little Mermaid - the world famous statue of the fairytale creation of Hans Christian Andersen. www.visitcopenhagen.com/copenhagen/the-little-mermaid-gdk586951

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The Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek - An art museum of international stature in the center of Copenhagen. The museum was founded by the brewing magnate Carl Jacobsen (1842-1914) and first opened its doors to the public at its present address in 1897. Carl Jacobsen had assembled one of his age’s largest private art collections and wished to preserve it for posterity. The Glyptotek’s permanent collection numbers around 10,000 artworks divided into two main collections. In the Collection of Ancient Art it is possible to follow the development of sculpture from the beginnings in Egypt around 3000 BC right up to the close of the Imperial Roman Period at the end of the 5th century AD. The collection contains important works from Egypt and the Near East, Greece, Etruria and the Roman Empire as well as fine collections of Palmyrene and Cypriote art. The Modern Collection contains Danish and French paintings and sculpture from the 19th and 20th centuries, including important works by David, Monet, the Impressionists, Cézanne, Van Gogh and Bonnard together with 45 works by Gauguin. French sculpture is well represented at the museum: this includes more than 30 works by Rodin. www.glyptoteket.com/

The National Gallery of Denmark - is situated in the center of Copenhagen and is the largest art museum in Denmark, featuring outstanding collections of Danish and international art from the past seven centuries www.smk.dk/en/ The National Museum – The museum has exhibitions from the Stone Age, the Viking Age, the Middle Age, the Renaissance and from the Modern Danish History. www.en.natmus.dk/ The Royal Danish Arsenal Museum - The Royal Danish Arsenal Museum boasts an excellent selection of antique and modern weapons, ranging from beautifully ornamented princely weapons and war trophy firearms to state-of-the-art handguns. Apart from weapons, the museum also features impressive collections of armor, uniforms, banners, saddlery and other military accessories, spanning from the 19th century to the present day. http://en.natmus.dk/museums/theroyal-danish-arsenal-museum/ Christiansborg Palace Chapel - The history dates back to the time of the original Christiansborg Palace. King Christian VI put Nicolai Eigtved, a brilliant young architect, in charge of the church's interior design. Between 1738 and 1742, Eigtved managed to create the finest Rococo interior of its kind in Danish architectural history. http://kongeligeslotte.dk/en/palaces-and-gardens/christiansborg-palace.html Thorvaldsen's Museum - Danish sculptor Bertel Thorvaldsen (1770-1844) spent more than 40 years in Rome and was one of the most renowned artists among his contemporaries in Europe. In 1838, he donated his large art collection to his native city Copenhagen. Thorvaldsens Museum primarily contains Thorvaldsen's own sculptures but the museum also contains Thorvaldsen's large collection of paintings made by contemporary European and Danish artists, and his collection of antiques. http://www.thorvaldsensmuseum.dk/en Design Museum Denmark – offers displays of decorative art, crafts, and industrial designs from the Western world and Asia from the late Middle Ages and up to the present. Internationally acclaimed Danish designers Poul Henningsen, Kaare Klint, and Arne Jacobsen have left their indelible mark on Danish design and architecture as reflected in some of the museum's collections. http://www.designmuseum.dk/en The Louisiana Art Museum - The art collection consists of many international artists’ works such as Arp, Francis Bacon, Calder, Dubuffet, Max Ernst, Sam Francis, Giacometti, Kiefer, Henry Moore, Picasso, Rauschenberg og Warhol. Furthermore there are changing exhibitions throughout the year. Modern art, classic art and works made by new artists will be shown here. It is possible to anchor off The Louisiana Art Museum and tender in to a small marina called

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“Humlebaek Port”. From the small marina and to the museum walking distance is about 10-15 minutes. www.en.louisiana.dk/

Karen Blixen (1885-1962), or as she is sometimes better known internationally, Isak Dinesen, considered one of Denmark’s most significant 20th century writers, was born in Rungstedlund, where she lived most of her life before and after her years in Africa. From 1914 to 1931, Karen Blixen ran a coffee plantation in the outskirts of Nairobi, Kenya. Among her best known literary works are the novel Out of Africa, describing this important period of her life, and the short story Babette’s Feast, both of which were turned into Oscar-winning films. The museum occupies the rooms where Karen Blixen lived, and it also houses a gallery featuring Karen Blixen’s drawings and paintings, a documentary exhibit on her life and work, a library, a film screening room, a café, a museum shop, and an auditorium used for lectures and special exhibitions. The Karen Blixen Museum is located directly by the Øresund Sound in Rungstedlund, an enchanting park and bird sanctuary north of Copenhagen. www.blixen.dk/en

The Copenhagen Opera House – is an opera house donated by the A.P. Møller and Chastine McKinney Møller Foundation to the Danish people. The opera house is situated at the Copenhagen harbor front opposite the primary dockage for yachts, and it open to the public for tours. However, the Copenhagen Opera House is closed Saturdays, Sundays, Holidays and usually during the months of July and August. www.kglteater.dk/en/ Royal Danish Ballet - The Royal Danish Ballet is an internationally renowned classical ballet company, based at the Royal Danish Theatre in Kongens Nytorv, Copenhagen, Denmark. It is one of the oldest ballet companies in the world and originates from 1748, when the Royal Danish Theatre was founded. The Ballet does not have any performances during the months of July and August. www.kglteater.dk/en/ Alternative Christiania - Freetown Christiania is a green and car-free neighborhood in Copenhagen, best known for its autonomous inhabitants’ different way of life. It was established in 1971 by a group of hippies who occupied some abandoned military barracks on the site and developed their own set of society rules, completely independent of the Danish government. The area is open to the public – even with guided tours, run by the local Christianites. For your own safety, visitors are advised not to film nor photograph in Christiania, especially not in the area in and around Pusher Street, mainly due to the hash dealing, which is illegal in Denmark. At the entrance you will find signs indicating 'do's and don'ts' in the area. We advise you to take them seriously and follow them for your own safety.

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Jewish Copenhagen on foot – Get the story of Danish Jewry from when the first Jews arrived in 1622 to the present time and see the general sights of the Capital. Although never large in numbers, the Jews in Denmark have nevertheless had a substantial and important influence on Danish culture and history. The sights include the Copenhagen landmark, The Round Tower with its golden Hebrew inscriptions; the statue of the world famous Danish Jewish Nobel Prize winner, Niels Bohr; and the Trinitatis church wherein the Torah scrolls from the Copenhagen Synagogue were hidden during the Second World War and thus were saved from destruction. Beside this, you will be taken on a special tour to the little fishing village of Dragor. Here you will encounter the fishing boat, Elisabeth, which took part in the miraculous rescue of 7,000 Danish Jews in October 1943.

Canal trip in the port of Copenhagen – A great experience to see the city and feel the nerve of the city with your own tender boat. The max speed in the inner harbor is 4 knots. Please check air draft of the bridges prior to the trip.

Activities Bicycle - Copenhagen is world famous for its biking culture and is now officially the first Bike City in the World. Last year, it was also voted the ‘Best city for cyclists’ and the ‘World’s most livable city’. The Danes are well known for their love of cycling and cities all around the world are now looking at ways to copy this phenomenon. It really is biking heaven for the cyclist in Copenhagen with over 390 kilometers of designated bike lanes. Looking for a little more challenge together with the nature, there are several bike routes starting a short distance from Copenhagen. www.bikingcopenhagen.com/routes.html

Walking – Within the city of Copenhagen you will find several beautiful and peaceful parks which are open to the public. Only during sunny weekends the parks can be crowded by the inhabitants of the city, using the parks for sunbathing. Alternative, approx. 20 minute drive from Copenhagen you will find Jaegersborg Deer Park. Once the park was a royal

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Hunting ground, but today it serves as a recreational area for young and old people.

Fishing - Like a promising passage between the salty Kattegat and the sweeter waters of the Baltic Sea, the Sound always leads to great fishery. The fishery in this region is one of the finest and most varied Denmark has to offer and a day at the sound will rarely send you back to shore empty-handed. All anglers who wish to fish must have a Danish fishing license. http://www.oresundsvand.dk/English/html/fishing.html

Wine Making - Glim Vineyards are situated in the historic county of Lejre in picturesque surroundings among fields and forests. The 2,000 vines on the yards are partly red grapes - Regent, Rondo and Leon Millot - and partly white grapes - Orion and Solaris. Tycho Brahe Planetarium - A visit to the planetarium is educational entertainment for the entire family. Immerse yourself in the starry sky, watch IMAX and 3D movies or explore the exhibition. www.planetariet.dk/english Experimentarium City - The Science Centre for curious minds in Christianshavn is Copenhagen's 3,000 m2 attraction where children and adults will be able to see, touch and experience science in all its forms. www.en.experimentarium.dk/ The Vessels at Holmen - When visiting the three naval icons from the Cold War, the public is offered an insight into the interior of some of the Danish navy's last and also largest warships. http://en.natmus.dk/museums/the-vessels-at-holmen/ Amusement Park - Just north of Copenhagen you will find Dyrehavsbakken - in short Bakken - which is the world's oldest amusement park. http://www.bakken.dk/english/bakken-the-worlds-oldest-amusement-park National Aquarium Denmark, Den Blå Planet - is Northern Europe's largest aquarium and offers a unique experience for children and adults. http://denblaaplanet.dk/en/ Carlsberg & The Carlsberg Garden - is located in Valby in Copenhagen at the location of the first Carlsberg Brewery. The visitor center will give you an idea of how the world-famous Carlsberg Beer is made. Carlsberg is among the largest tourist attractions in Copenhagen and now you have the opportunity to get closer to the roots of Carlsberg, the history and the beer. The garden is a beautiful and hidden oasis beside Dansehallerne and the developing city in Carlsberg. Originally it was J. C. Jacobsen's private garden, but today, the locals can get a break from the pulsating life and enjoy the peacefulness in beautiful surroundings. It is like stepping into a little paradise when you walk into the Carlsberg Garden. The small paths, the old trees, the flowers and the lawns embrace the garden as it was a maze. The garden is like a forgotten beauty in Copenhagen, so you will not meet many people on your way. Take a coffee from Café Elefanten and enjoy the peacefulness of the Carlsberg Garden. www.visitcarlsberg.com/ Copenhagen Zoo - is a great day out, situated at the edge of the beautiful Frederiksberg Gardens. The zoo is full of wild creatures, big and small, with a famous elephant house, a polar bear, tigers and much more. At the zoo’s children’s area, kids can interact with tamer animals and learn about how to look after them. www.zoo.dk/?profile=English

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Wellness Wellness – Kurhotel Skodsborg offers great wellness. www.skodsborg.dk/en?s=wellness&lang=en

Shopping Shopping – Copenhagen’s main shopping street is the longest Pedestrian Street in the world, rinning from the City hall Square to Kongens Nytorv station in the center of the city. “Stroeget” is the perfect place to pick up big brands, both Danish and international, and to visit well-known department stores such as “Illums” and the “Magasin Du Nord”.

Events (2016) 22nd May COPENHAGEN MARATHON – Runners from across the world travel to Copenhagen to participate in the city’s annual marathon race. http://www.copenhagenmarathon.dk/en/copenhagen-marathon-2016/ 23rd June - MIDSUMMER EVE (SANKT HANS) – Taking place on Midsummer Day, this is a fun event for the family. Sankt Hans, as it’s known locally, is the night before the birthday of John the Baptist and is celebrated every year with bonfires, barbecues and entertainment across the country. A wooden figure, said to resemble a witch, is usually placed on the bonfires across Copenhagen and burnt. 15th – 23rd July ORCi WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP 2016 - The views of big boat racing will be spectacular along the waterfront, when the ORCi World Championship comes to Copenhagen in 2016. The race will take place from Tuborg Harbour, north of Copenhagen. www.orcworlds2016.com/ 12th July 2016 The World Ballet at Soelyst – A unique experience and a memory for life taking place at the beautiful place called “Soelyst”, situated only 20 minute drive from Copenhagen. www.verdensballet.dk/en/soelyst/

Festivals (2016) 25th June – 02nd July ROSKILDE FESTIVAL – is one of the biggest music festivals in northern Europe, attracting nearly 200.000 people and a host of huge international stars. http://www.roskildefestival.dk/tickets?camefrom=RF16_OMD_PPC_brand&gclid=CNO-yeOHm8kCFeXPcgodjYwMsg 01th–10th July COPENHAGEN INTERNATIONAL JAZZ FESTIVAL - Founded in 1979 the festival comprises nearly 700 concerts and events in 10 days each year. The festival takes place all over cenral Copenhagen, indoor and outdoor. http://jazz.dk/en/cphjazz/frontpage/ July / August COPENHAGEN OPERA FESTIVAL 2016 - An annual opera festival in July creating new space for opera in the streets, canals, churches, halls and homes of Copenhagen, with new initiatives from elitist international talent as well as from established local institutions. http://operafestival.dk/en/ September – COPENHAGEN WORLD MUSIC FESTIVAL - A annual world music festival in Copenhagen in September presenting world music from Denmark and abroad. Venues and organizations cooperate in a common festival platform to present the many world music genres. http://cphworld.dk/

Good Restaurants Restaurant noma – The gourmet restaurant noma has been ranked the Best Restaurant in the world in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2014 by British Restaurant Magazine. noma also holds two stars in the Michelin Guide. www.noma.dk

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Restaurant Geranium – Geranium is one of Copenhagen’s two two-star Michelin restaurants. It was also ranked the 42nd Best restaurant in the world in 2014 by Restaurant Magazine, and is run by the world’s best chef in 2011… www.geranium.dk Restaurant Kiin Kiin – Copenhagen’s first Michelin-awarded Asian gourmet restaurant, and the only Thai restaurant outside Thailand, which has a Michelin star. www.kiin.dk Restaurant Kadeau – A small piece of Bornholm in the middle of Copenhagen. In 2013 the restaurant was awarded its first Michelin star and has kept it in 2014 and in 2015. www.kadeau.dk Restaurant Grønbeck & Churcill – The Gastronomy is classic yet subtly inventive and the intention is to work sensitively with the character of the raw material used. www.gronbech-churchill.dk Restaurant Relæ - An element of surprise makes the dining experience more exciting, which is why the restaurant has chosen not to reveal the daily menu on their site. However, the restaurant mainly focus on vegetables. www.restaurantrelae.dk Restaurant Den Røde Cottage – The kitchen is based on the desire to have close ties to the forest, the sea, healthy Danish farming, and the changing seasons. The restaurant is situated in two old cottages in Klampenborg between the coastline of the Sound and the Jaegersborg Deer Park. www.denroedecottage.dk Restaurant Søllerød Kro - It all began in 1677, when the local vicar got the permission to open an inn for his parishioners as well as for people passing through. Today, more than 300 years later, the idyllic surroundings are unchanged, the village pond in front, the wood behind, the castle on the one side, and the church on the other side. www.soelleroed-kro.dk Restaurant Era Ora - With an emphasis on fresh and authentic ingredients, many of which are sourced directly from Italy’s best producers, the menu of Era Ora is based on simple yet innovative combinations of food with some unexpected elements. www.era-ora.dk Restaurant Kokkeriet - Kokkeriet is all four seasons. It's sprouting and succulent dishes in spring, light and elegant dishes in summer, longing and melancholic tastes in fall, and comfortable, warming dishes in winter. It is love, understanding and respect for Danish gastronomy. With a twinkle in the eye, curiosity, obstinacy and a genuine intention to serve sublime Danish food reconstructed in the best possible way. www.kokkeriet.dk Restaurant Formel B - The fixed menu that characterizes many Danish gourmet restaurants are replaced by an extensive a la carte menu consisting of approx. 20 dishes. The dishes are continuously replaced after the season and the mood in the kitchen. www.formelb.dk Restaurant AOC – The gastronomic philosophy of the restaurant is positioned from a modern style, using fresh Nordic produce sourced from both the earth and sea – a concept of pure savor. www.restaurantaoc.dk Restaurant Clou - The food is not subject to any dogma, but is quite unique – They place great emphasis on the food and wine compositions – and since their opening, particular the food and wine in symbiosis has been a keyword in the way they work with gastronomy. www.restaurant-clou.dk Restaurant Marchal - The ambitious cuisine in Marchal is inspired by the Nordic and French classics with a twist which complements the hotel’s aspiration to be the best hotel in Scandinavia. www.marchal.dk Restaurant Studio – The restaurant develops new dishes, representing the nature and dishes that no-one has tasted before. www.thestandardcph.dk/en/studio Restaurant Amass - The Restaurant is serving gourmet food of very high quality that can compete with some of the best restaurants, but at a better cost and with a more down to earth attitude to the gourmet experience. www.amassrestaurant.com/modx/index.php Restaurant Mash (Skovriderkroen) – is taking the best from the American steak tradition of big steaks cut from the best cattle in the world. http://www.mashsteak.dk/restaurants/mash-skovriderkroen/

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Restaurant Koedbyens Fiskebar – The restaurant serves fresh, healthy, delicious food in a great atmosphere. http://fiskebaren.dk/en/ Restaurant Pastis Fishmarket - A French seafood bistro inspired by the delicious and rustic Mediterranean kitchen. http://fishmarket.dk/en/ Restaurant Tårnet (The Tower) - With its 106 metres, the Christiansborg Palace tower is the highest tower in Copenhagen, and since opening to the public in June 2014, it now offers a magnificent view of the city's rooftops. There is free access to The Tower, but for those who are interested in adding a bit of spice to, for example, a business event, there is The Tower's restaurant which is bookable for lunches, dinners and other types of events. www.taarnet.dk/restauranten/?lang=en Restaurant Sletten - Restaurant Sletten is located in the heart of the old and idyllic Sletten Harbour in Humlebaek. Enjoy the waterfront view of the harbour and Øresund while you indulge in the delicious dishes with roots in fine provincial French cuisine. A perfect combination with a visit to the Louisiana Art Museum In Humlebaek. www.sletten.dk/frontpage/ Torvehallerne – is a food market in the center of Copenhagen, selling Danish delicacies, local vegetables, fresh fish and many other specialities. www.torvehallernekbh.dk/

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Bornholm

Bornholm – The Pearl of the Baltic Sea At the entrance to the eastern Baltic Sea and in the middle of the ocean between the Southern Sweden and the northern Germany, this small island pops up as the paradise of Scandinavia. On the charming island Bornholm; there is no heavy traffic or no long car journeys, no high stress levels and almost no crime. Bornholm has amazingly varied landscapes that gets under the skin, dramatic rocky coastlines, world-class beaches, small idyllic fishing hamlets with well-preserved half-timbered houses, which are hundreds of years old, and appearing as living town museums, along with winding cobble-stoned streets, vibrant communities and a tumultuous and exciting history. In many ways the island differs from the rest of Denmark with its own heartbeat, its own pace of life, own dialect as well as nature.

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Attractions Rønne – the Capital and the main harbour is situated on the western coast of Bornholm. The town is quite small and can be seen primarily on foot. It is the type of town that encourages visitors to stroll around and leisurely discover the area by foot. Red-roofed houses and cottage-style homes and offices make you feel as though you have stepped back in time. The winding streets and quaint residential areas that make up this fishing town will no doubt charm you. Rønne is the only port where yachts are able to dock – the rest of the ports on Bornholm are small marina’s and thus considered as tender ports. www.denmark.dk/en/quick-facts/map-of-denmark/roenne/

The Museum of Defence on Bornholm - is a small local military museum. The main focus is to show the military history of the island of Bornholm. Uniforms, weapons and military equipment from the past 500 years are exhibited in unique historical buildings. http://bornholmsforsvarsmuseum.dk/

The Bornholm Museum - is a heritage museum in Rønne reflecting 10,000 years of history, both prehistoric and more recent. It has gold artefacts, Bornholm clocks, mementos from the war, maritime history exhibits and much, much more. www.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bornholm_Museum

Nexø - has the largest fishing port of Bornholm and the town is the easternmost harbour of Denmark. This town is the hometown of Martin Andersen Nexø. Here, the author (1869-1954) spent most of his youth and his works were translated into about 50 languages. In particular, he is known for his novel Pelle the Conqueror. Beside this, nature and sea are close to the town and right south of Nexø is one of the best places for observations of birds.

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Nexø Museum - is the town museum of Nexø on the Danish island of Bornholm. Located in the harbour area of the town, it is housed in a historic sandstone building. Exhibitions document the town's history including the periods in the 1940s when it was occupied by the Germans and bombed by the Russians. http://www.nexoemuseum.dk/ Bornholms Sommerfuglepark (Butterfly Park) - is located on the western outskirts of Nexø on the Danish island of Bornholm. Over a thousand brightly coloured butterflies from around the world can be seen in a large former hothouse while wild Danish species abound in the flowery garden. http://www.sommerfugleparken.dk/index.php/en/

Svaneke - Explore the well-preserved half-timbered houses, which are situated in the cliffs all the way from the harbour. The streets are turning and twisting, also up and down, between the old stone fences. Behind these fences you find vigorous cliff gardens with for example mulberries and figs. Under the red tiled roofs the walls are limed, with the right lime of course, often in a warm yellow colour. Svaneke is the most beautiful and well-preserved old town of Bornholm.

Paradisbakkerne - is a hilly, rocky landscape with a dense pattern of rift valleys and unique natural woodland. Many of the valleys are narrow with almost perpendicular rocky sides and lush ground flora. There are several idyllic lakes ifl the area as well as old high-heath bogs. The suggested walks pass many sights of interest and prehistoric monuments, like Fjeldstauan, Rokkestenen (Rocking Stone), Gamleborg ~, and Midterpilt. Today, the County of Bornholm tries to keep some of the areas open using various conservation measures. Årsdale Ret, Stendal, Dybedal, Grydedal, Kodal and Helvedesbakker are designated conversation areas to preserve them as characteristic high-heath areas

Gudhjem - is the most peculiar skerries town of Bornholm. See for yourself how the red tiled roofs, the vigorous gardens and the grey cliffs are draped dramatically around the cliff harbour. Go to the town centre and leave the main street with its many shops. Find the small streets and paths, where the mulberries and figs are growing in sunny cliff gardens. Here, you can smell the gardens and the woodbines of the cliff area. Then search for one of the high spots with a good view. Next neighbor town is Melsted, which offers an unusual well-preserved half-timbered idyll thanks to the development of the fishing industry. During the fifties, the boats became too big for the harbour of Melsted and the fishing industry moved to other places. The town has upheld its fine houses and many of them are from the 19th century and several even from the 18th century.

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Bornholm Art Museum – is situated about six kilometers north-west of Gudhjem in one of the most spectacular landscapes in Denmark. The museum’s floor space covering 4.000 sqm. is dispersed over three levels, following the natural slope of the terrain down to the rocky coast. For many years visitors have flocked to the area because of the supposed curative powers of the sacred spring (Helligdomskilden) found here. Today, the spring symbolizes activities, experiences, recreation and spiritual development. http://www.bornholms-kunstmuseum.dk/sekundaer-menu/forside.aspx Helligdomsklipperne (sanctuary rocks) – consist of a series of rugged coastal rocks up to 22 metres high. Helligdomsklippen Rock was named after the Rø Kjijla spring at its foot, once considered a holy spring to which pilgrimage was made. Thousands of years of wind and weather have carved jagged shapes, deep grottoes and rugged pillars into these coastal rocks. The area is a designated conservation area to preserve the rock groupings and to provide access for the general public. Some of the paths are part of the coastal path network. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Helligdomsklipperne Østerlars Round Church - Bornholm has four round churches, the largest being the Round Church of Østerlars. The church’s recently restored frescoes are visible on its center column. A stairway in the church interior leads all the way to the top of the church, from where there is a splendid view of vast areas of Bornholm. www.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%98sterlars_Church

Allinge-Sandvig - The twin towns have a special combination of fantastic nature and a historic urban environment. The old houses and streets of Allinge are situated picturesquely on the cliffs around the harbour, which was blasted into the granite right where the natural harbour of the town had been for centuries. The area of Allinge-Sandvig has attracted people for thousands of years and this can be seen and felt on the rocky surface of Madsebakke. Here, between the two towns is the largest rock- engravings of Denmark. Signs of the sun, cup marks and marine figures are carved into the granite once in the Bronze Age between 1800 and 500 years before the birth of Christ.

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Hammerknuden cliff – Not too far a distance from Sandvig and at the top of north Bornholm is Hammerknuden cliff which pushes itself with massive forces out in the sea north-west of Sandvig. Hammer Harbour - Right south of Hammerknuden is the special Hammer Harbour, which originally was a place of call for Hammershus. The harbour was established in 1891 to disembark granite from the Hammer Works and it served as this until 1974. There are only a few houses at the harbour, a small beach and a boat bridge. Hammershus - The fantastic medieval castle ruins Hammershus top the slopes behind the harbour. The castle ruins of Hammershus and the Hammershus exhibition is about 2 km from Sandvig. A “Must See” experience! www.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hammershus

Activities Bicycle – Bornholm has an extensive network of bicycle roads with little or no other traffic. The official roadmap is 250 km, but for the adventurous there are hundreds and hundreds of further kilometers of exploration. Book a guide in advance and have the guide meet you with bicycles as you arrive at the port of Rønne. Half og full day trips will take you to some of the must-sees of Bornholm. Walking - The varied nature of Bornholm invites for walking. Guided tours are offered along the coastline with its rock formations or by one of the castle ruins where the medieval history of Bornholm comes to life. Fishing - Bornholm is famous for its sea trout fishing along the beaches and cliff shore line, and guides are ready to bring groups to the right spot at the right time of day. Put and take fishing is also available for individuals or groups. Wine Making - Bornholm is Denmark’s Sunshine Island, with a proven track record of most hours of sunshine per year in Denmark. This and the sandy soil in the southern part of the island has given birth to one of the largest commercial vineyards in Denmark. Visitors are welcome for tours and tastings, and the winery serves delicious foods for lunch and dinner. http://a7.dk/vingaarden/?page=27 Brændesgårdshaven - is an old cosy garden with small rides and row boats, and is a very traditional place for families in Bornholm to visit. Located by the village of Svaneke. http://www.joboland.dk/ Bornholm Birds of Prey Show - has a lot to offer and when visitors arrive at the scene first experience will be the fabulous nature. The nature surrounding us consists of streams, lakes, cliffs, and a marvelous view. There will be plenty of various

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birds of prey to watch – amongst others owls and kestrels which will fly around the visitors on their own. http://bornholmsrovfugleshow.dk/

The Medieval Centre of Bornholm - is a historical visitors center spread over fourteen hectares of beautiful terrain that include woods and rocky pastures. At the center visitors can see, smell and feel the Middle ages come alive. See the watermill with the large millstone turn grain into flour, and see rural cottages, a forge, livestock, an archery range, soldiers, a cannon and more. The fortified nobleman’s farm on the hilltop looms against the sky. The impressive fortress is still being expanded, and today it includes palisades, a gate tower, battlement walkways, a chapel, a refuge tower, a kitchen house and, last but not least, the nobleman’s own house. http://www.bornholmsmiddelaldercenter.dk/sekundaermenu/forside.aspx NaturBornholm - Since it opened in spring 2000, the visitor center has provided an interactive learning experience that brings the unique nature of Bornholm alive. The impressive building was designed by the world-famous architect Henning Larsen, who was also behind the opera house in Copenhagen. http://www.naturbornholm.dk/top/forside.aspx

Wellness Wellness - Bornholm is well known for being a place of wellness for the souls, but also your body will find wellness at the Diamond spa. The spa offers luxurious surroundings with indoor and outdoor facilities. http://www.bornholmhotels.dk/den-bornholmske-diamant-spa/

Events (2016) 28th–29th May BORN FONDO – is an exercise bicycle race in the beautiful town of Gudhjem and it’s surroundings. 25th–29th July ETAPE BORNHOLM – A marathon over 5 days in the beautiful nature of Bornholm. The five stages of Etape Bornholm are planned in order to show the different nature of Bornholm. Here, you will see the rocks, the sand, the hills, the woods, the sea, the wild fluctuations of Hammeren, the long tough hills in Almindingen and two rapid routes in Hasle and Rønne. Etape Bornholm Marathon is for both recreational runners and elite! http://www.etapebornholm.dk/site/90/#.VktER_-FOUk 19th – 25th September BORNHOLM CULTURE WEEK - is offering lots of interesting cultural events and each year has a new theme. http://www.bornholmskulturuge.dk/

Festivals (2016) 16th–19th June The People's Meeting "Folkemødet" - in Allinge is a unique platform with open debates where politics meets citizens, business people and organizations under informal forms on Bornholm. Democracy in the open air! The People's Meeting in Allinge is Denmark's festival about the society's opportunities and challenges. 4th – 10th July ALLINGE JAZZ FESTIVAL - http://www.allingejazz.dk/

Good restaurants Restaurant KADEAU Bornholm - www.kadeau.dk/bornholm_english.php Resataurant norlandet - www.nordlandet.dk/#restaurant Stammershalle Badehotel – www.stammershalle-badehotel.dk/en/ Melsted Badehotel – www.melsted-badehotel.dk/en/home

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Fru Petersens Cafe - http://frupetersenscafe.dk/

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Christiansø and Frederiksø Officially, named Erteholmene are two small islands, connected to each other by a suspension bridge, situated at the easternmost point of Denmark about 20 kilometers off Svaneke. Christiansø is the largest island and is best known for it’s old fortress, built by King Christian V in 1684.www.bornholm.info/en/christiansoe

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