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Copenhagen named top winter destination

Christmas traditions, markets and cosy Nyhavn hailed

January 13th, 2015 10:52 am| by admin

Copenhagen has been named among the top 10 winter travel destinations in Europe by the travel metasearch engine GoEuro.com.

GoEuro.com's 'winter list' highlighted Copenhagen's Christmas traditions and markets, the 'Julefrokost' Christmas lunch and cosy Nyhavn as some of the pearls the capital offers.

“Winter in the Danish capital offers visitors exciting Christmas experiences alongside unique traditions. As temperatures drop, the city radiates with the warming lights of its Christmas markets,” GoEuro.com wrote.

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Wine, food and skating
Other highlights include seasonal specialities such as Gløgg wine, æbleskiver, and the free ice skating at Frederiksberg ice rink.

Copenhagen was the only European capital on the list.

The other nine cities on the list that “guarantee a warm welcome” are Durham (UK), Schwangau (Germany), Hasselt (Belgium), Segovia (Spain), Verona (Italy), Les Deux Alpes, Isère (both France), Sintra (Portugal), Innsbruck (Austria) and Delft (the Netherlands).