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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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    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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    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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    On Friday 1 February 2013, Køge’s cultural institutions once again open their doors, inviting to  Candlemas. This year’s Candlemas theme is FROM PAST TO FUTURE. At this annually recurring event, Køge’s cultural scene presents itself with activities for the entire family, first of all in central Køge and on the harbour.  All these wonderful experiences are available for just DKK 25 per person (children under 4 are admitted free in the company of an adult). Candlemas bracelets are for sale at all participating cultural institutions or at VisitKøge.

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    Here is just a small selection of the places that – in our opinion – are perfect for taking awesome pictures. Discover more yourself, and you are welcome to send us information about YOUR  favourite place.   The view Køge Church Tower   Søndre Strand (beach)  Bird watching tower  Ranes Banke (hill) Ringstedvej  Dyndet (scenery) The Bridge at Torvebyen (new district)  

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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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    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. Rhododendron park In Køge is one of Denmark's largest collections of rhododendrons. The park is adorned with shrubs with beautiful flowers of all colors. Admission is free, entrance from Gl. Ringstedvej. The park is open Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday 2pm-6pm.

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    Candlemas On Friday 5th February 2016, Køge’s cultural institutions once again open their doors, inviting to Candlemas. This year’s Candlemas theme is SOUND. At this annually recurring event, Køge’s cultural scene presents itself with activities for the entire family, first of all in central Køge and on the harbour.

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

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    Private accommodation or bed & breakfast in and around Køge offers you and your family a wonderful holiday in a relaxed and pretty setting. Your landlords open their own home to you, often also their garden and the opportunity to book breakfast, all while enjoying a cosy chat. For tour suggestions etc. ask your landlords or VisitKøge.

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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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    Don’t forget the angling licence If you want to fish along the Danish coast, you are required to buy a valid angling licence. You may otherwise risk a fine. The rules for angling along the Danish coast are pretty simple. Being between 18 and 65 years of age, you must hold a valid angling licence if you want to go sea angling. Persons who are younger or older than this age group do not need to buy an angling licence to fish along the coast.

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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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    Køge sparkles with life in summer Køge Market Square is brimming with people having a good time in the open air cafés or shopping for fruit and vegetables on a market day.  But the Market Square is not the only jolly place.

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    Køge River Path is a 22 km cycling and walking path The gravel path starts on Køge Ridge, following Køge River from Køge to Humleore and on to Borup Station. Køge Rivers starts as a small brook south of the moor Regnemarks Mose near Borup, falling into Køge Bay at a width of 10 metres. The path provides an insight into the natural and cultural history connected with the area to be seen en route.

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    Be inspired by local art ....... All around the Køge Bay region, you will find a number of outdoor sculptures and statues. Should you want to know the stories behind these works of art, you may find the answer here (unfortunately the text is only in Danish. Use Google to translate)

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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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    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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    Enjoy a cold glass of beer to jazz music in one of Køge’s many cosy courtyards, or lively Irish folk music on the harbour with its ”Nyhavn atmosphere”.

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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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    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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