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    1. Access to and use of this site is provided by VisitKøge subject to the following Terms and Conditions. 

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    What is there to see? On city walks in central Køge, you will, on the one hand, enjoy the sight of the old, well preserved houses relating the long history of the town, and, on the other hand, you will see Køge as a modern, enterprising town with a vivid cultural and business life, which offers rich opportunities for holiday shopping etc.

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    Køge is noted for great shopping in a cosy setting with a well organised shopping scene including shops for every taste. A large number of specialist shops are located round the Market Square and in the adjoining streets. As an extra attraction, several of the shops are hiding behind the house fronts in the old city centre.

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    If you need to wet your throat with a glass of good beer during your city break in the Køge Bay region, or to refresh yourself with a cup of coffee, you have a large choice of good cafés and pubs in the area. Sit down for “people watching” and let that holiday feeling sink in

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    Køge is an excellent base for a wonderful holiday with children. Køge has got it all! The town is close to woods and beaches and within easy reach of popular visitor attractions on Sealand.

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    Come and "sample" Køge!  The beautiful old town offers a wide range of experiences. Both for you who may want to be indoors to study art and history and for those of you who prefer a breath of fresh air on a round of golf.  Whether your wish list includes a relaxing city break or activities for the entire family, Køge is your perfect holiday destination. Køge is full of life whatever season you visit us. Study all the suggestions and be inspired for a wonderful holiday!

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      Buses to and from Køge DSB - trains Find your way by bus and rail The Ferry - ferry from Bornholm to Køge Kattegat Route

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    Planning the cycling tour Planning your cycling holiday, it is good to be able to draw up the lines of your tour. Check out Cyclistic.dk to make your own personal route und pick the sights you want to visit on the tour.

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    If you are staying in the Køge Bay region with your family, there will be a lot of experiences in store for you just round the corner

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    Køge is an ideal base for a family holiday concentrating on togetherness. Here you will find activities to entertain and challenge the entire family, all while relaxing and enjoying each other’s company.

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    If  you are a cycling fan, Køge is a great base for your next holiday. Enjoy the view from the saddle along Køge Bay or take a tour on the 22 km Køge River Path (Køge Å-stien) to the scenic area of Dyndet or the idyllic lake Kimmerslev Sø. To the north is the sand bar Ølsemagle Revle, a Mekka for bird lovers, and Mosede Fort Beach Park, a wonderful recreational area by the sea.

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    New App for Smartphones The partnership TUGRAPP has developed a tourist app as a tool to present the 17th century history of both the city of Køge in Denmark and Hovdala Castle in Swedish Hässleholm. The development of the app is a step forward for tourist information. It is intended for tourists seeking cultural experiences. The new app guides visitors on to more experiences in Køge and Hässleholm. The point of departure is our common Danish-Swedish past and the traces of history we share.

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    When the internet is not enough  Nowadays you can plan your holiday in advance by means of brochures and the internet, book accommodation and make plans for what to see and experience.

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    Would you like a conducted tour? It may be rather pleasant walking around the museums on your own, studying their exhibtions, but joining a conducted tour can add considerably to the experience.

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    Visit one of Køge’s many specialist shops to take home a souvenir from your holiday. Here is a small selection for inspiration: Bryghuset Braunstein, Carslensvej 5, 4600 Køge Special beers, whisky Fru Hansens Chokolade, Norddalsvej 4, Assendrup, 4623 Ll. SkensvedHome made chocolates

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    Enjoy nature with your family For an outing in the woods, autumn is the most beautiful season. In Køge the woods are close to town. Bring the entire family along and have a wonderful autumn walk, with activities like gathering chestnuts to make chestnut animals.

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    It is very nice to come home after a holiday and look at things you have bought that evoke memories of great holiday experiences. VisitKøge is the local souvenir dealer. Here you will find a wide selection, ranging from large fishing vessels, sailing ships and witches to small shrimp vessels, magnets, royal guardsmen, flags, Køge mugs and models of The Little Mermaid! And of course you can also buy postcards with motifs from Køge.

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    Spring is filled with music! Check the concert programmes from the local music venues. There are as many as three of them in the Køge region: Bygningen and Tapperiet in Køge and Portalen in Greve. The music venues present plenty of good music of all genres. You can buy your tickets at VisitKøge.

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    A ridge is an oblong hill formed by melt water deposits beneath a glacier. The ridge Køge Ås provides a clear picture of an oblong, today wooded, hill transversing the landscape along with Køge River from Køge and further inland.

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    Køge is noted for great shopping in a cosy setting.  The very well organised shopping scene includes shops for every taste. Køge’s many specialist shops are located round the Market Square and in the adjoining streets. As  an extra attraction, several of the shops are hiding behind the house fronts in the old city centre, so that your shopping there will also provide a peep “behind the facade”.

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    Alarm Call 112 Emergency medical service VisitKøge will be pleased to refer to a doctor. There is a doctor on call Monday-Friday between 4pm-8am and throughout the weekend. All contact is to be by telephone on 70 15 07 00. Public toilets Nørregade 2, 4600 KøgeOpening hours toilet: Monday-Friday 8am-6pm, Saturday 8am-3pm. Closed Sun & public holidays Emergency room/hospital The emergency room is open 24 hours a day. Køge Sygehus, Lykkebækvej 1, 4600 Køge, tel: 47 32 34 40

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    Dyndet near Borup is a beautiful moorland area, located about 17 km west of Køge. Dyndet is a former peat digging site, mostly exploited during World War II when fuel was scarce. With its rich flora and fauna, the area has today developed into a gem of nature and is one of the best botanical localities in Denmark.

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    Køge is Christmas town The old medieval town is a beautiful sight when the Christmas lighting is turned on. That happens at the same time as the huge Christmas tree on the Market Square has its lights turned on by Santa Claus himself.

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    You can do a lot of things that don’t cost a penny! Be your own tour guideExplore Køge’s old town centre with a free city walk map in your hand. The map which is yours to pick up at VisitKøge, describes the stately, well preserved houses in town. If you have a Smartphone, you can get 12 stories from Køge’s history canon for your phone when you walk around town. Download the app Layar to get the local part of the history canon. It also includes a quiz to solve and a word hunt.

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    What’s on in Køge during my holiday? Is it a summer revue or a bird show? What’s showing at the cinema? When do the cycling races take place, and when is the switch-on of the town’s Christmas tree? You will find all this and a lot more here.

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    Køge  Population: About 56,300 Area: 256 sq.km Local government: Mayor Flemming Christensen, Conservative Party Køge City Council: 27 members Tax rate: 24.9 % Towns/villages: Køge, Herfølge, Ll. Skensved, Ølsemagle, Lellinge, Alkestrup, Tureby, Borup, Ølby, Gørslev, Bjæverskov, Vemmedrup and Ejby

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    Danhostel Køge stands on the outskirts of  Køge, close to woods and beaches.  Danhostel Køge offers families a wonderful, relaxed holiday in a scenic setting. Among its facilities are a playground and ball playing fields. Køge Swim Centre and public transport are within easy reach.  It is only about 2 km from Danhostel Køge to downtown Køge with its eating places, cafés and wide range of exciting cultural experiences. 

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