18 reasons to explore beyond the city limit

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Jump on the train "Kystbanen" from central Copenhagen and explore the scenic nature, rich culture and attractions dotting the north coast. Or unlock the rest of the region with these tips for day trips and our guide to getting around in the region.

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World-class nature experiences

Beautiful coastline, jet black starry skies and the steep, chalky cliff known as Møns Klint are some of South Zealand and Møn’s claims to fame, and reasons to go south.

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The sandy beaches of North Zealand

The coast north coast is full of sandy beaches and extremely charming villages and is a popular getaway for Copenhageners. One popular beach town is Hornbæk.

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Skovtårnet - Camp Adventure
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Skovtårnet - Camp Adventure

Sjællands nye vartegn: Skovtårnet ved Camp Adventure – en oplevelse i særklasse med et helt særligt og majestætisk syn ud over Sydsjælland.

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Visit the home of Hamlet; Kronborg Castle

With views of Sweden across the sound, worldwide fame, a status as UNESCO world heritage site and world fame and one of Northern Europe's finest Renaissance castles, the majestic castle Kronborg should be on your bucket list no matter what. 
 

 

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Experience Arne Jacobsen's architecture

There’s a special 1930’s vibe to the area around Bellevue Beach in Skovshoved. That's thanks to world-famous architect and designer Arne Jacobsen. Bellevue is home to a plethora of his classic, modern architecture. Join a guided tour to get the full story.

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Visit this royal hunting lodge

The Hermitage Castle is located in the lush Deer Park - an old royal hunting ground turned popular park and forrest a short drive north of the city centre.

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Experience authentic harbour charm

Many idyllic harbour towns dot the north coast and everyone should spend some time grabbing a local fishcake, ice cream by the water - or maybe head out to sea - at least once in their life.  

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Sail a real Viking ship

As the only place in the world, Roskilde Fjord is the scene, as you jump aboard a real Viking ship.

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Louisiana Museum of Modern Art - International kunst ud til Øresund
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Louisiana Museum of Modern Art - International kunst ud til Øresund

Louisiana Museum of Modern Art er et førende internationalt kunstmuseum og et absolut fyrtårn blandt attraktioner i Danmark. Her spiller kunst, natur og arkitektur sammen i en total oplevelse, der til...

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Frederiksborg Slot - 500 års Danmarkshistorie på Nationalhistorisk Museum
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Frederiksborg Slot - 500 års Danmarkshistorie på Nationalhistorisk Museum

Frederiksborg Slot i Hillerød er en eventyrlig oplevelse, som ingen børn eller voksne bør gå glip af. Det smukke renæssanceslot er bygget på tre små øer i Slotssøen, i hvis blanke overflade de mange t...

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M/S Museet for Søfart
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M/S Museet for Søfart

Oplev prisvindende arkitektur og sansemættede udstillinger. M/S Museet for Søfart er tegnet af verdenskendte BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group, og Museet ligger i smukke, maritime omgivelser på Kulturhavn Kro...

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Get in touch with nature (not necessarily on a SUP board)

Zealand boasts a lot of diverse natural experiences and activities. The lakes and small rivers make for some perfect summer activities, but the countryside is really a bliss in different ways all year. 

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Join Northern Europe's largest music festival

Roskilde is much more than vikings and is home to one of Europe's biggest music festival which each year draws hundreds of music lovers and party people from all over.

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Explore another country

Right across the sound from Copenhagen, a 38 minutes train ride away you’ll find the charming Swedish city of Malmö.

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Trelleborg Viking Fortress

One of the places where the Vikings can be experienced at close quarter, is at Trelleborg near Slagelse on Sealand, an hour's drive from Copenhagen.

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Ishøj: Coast and culture right outside the city

The city of Ishøj is a 17 minutes train ride away from Copenhagen Central Station. The main attraction in the city by the southcoast, is ARKEN museum of contemporary art. But other great things are awaiting your visit if you want to explore a bit beyond the beaten track.

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Experience the relaxed beach vibes in Hornbæk

Whether you're into exploring the coastal nature from land or from the water, indulging in scrumptious foods or love getting cultural in far-flung museums in a unique setting, Hornbæk is the spot to do it all.

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Frilandsmuseet
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Frilandsmuseet

Frilandsmuseet er et af de største og ældste udendørs museer i verden.

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Here's what a day along the coast could look like