17 unique places beyond Copenhagen
The surroundings outside Copenhagen offer many exciting and unique experiences. Whether you prefer characterful dining, exciting culture or stunning outdoor experiences, there is something for everyone.
Breathe a little deeper and fill up your nature barometer. Here are some of the best nature experiences outside Copenhagen
The Deer Park
A short trip north from Copenhagen will take you to Dyrehaven, a wonderful woodland that seems far from city lights and traffic noise.
Værløse Air Base
If you’re after a slightly different outdoor experience, you should definitely investigate the unique natural landscape of the former Royal Danish Air Force Base at Værløse. 20 kms northwest of Copenh...
Furesø, Denmark’s deepest lake, lies just 20 kms north west of Copenhagen. It has rapidly become a hotspot for outdoor swimming, one of the most popular in the country.
In the middle of the Øresund coast lies Rungsted Harbour, Denmark's third largest yacht harbour. These fantastic marina surroundings are home to 850 boats and dinghies and have become a popular meetin...
Experience the rush, or get to know one of Denmark's greatest women. Culture is waiting for you.
Forget any school memories you may have of boring science classes and dry textbooks. Denmark’s leading science centre has been capturing the imagination of adults and children alike for over thirty ye...
The Open Air Museum, Frilandsmuseet, is one of the oldest and largest open air museums in the world.
Karen Blixen Museum, Rungstedlund
Karen Blixen (real name Karen Christenze Dinesen) is one of Denmark’s most celebrated authors. She wrote books in both Danish and English and is best known for Out of Africa, an account of her life wh...
Ordrupgaard is a state-owned art museum close to Dyrehaven and Jægersborg in Greater Copenhagen. The museum is known for its large collection of French and Danish pieces from the 19th and 20th centuri...
Brede Spisehus is a modern restaurant located in the idyllic little village of Brede, north of Copenhagen. Here you’ll find classic lunch dishes given a fresh new twist, with the finest gastronomical ...
Den Røde Cottage
Travel a little north of Copenhagen, and discover Den Røde Cottage, a restaurant that offers culinary experiences in idyllic surroundings, built on a love for locally sourced ingredients.
No. 22 Bistro
On beautiful and vibrant Rungsted Harbour, with its serene view of yachts and Øresund, lies the classic No. 22 Bistro. Here you’ll find delicious French gastronomy, made with the best seasonal and loc...
Restaurant Jordnær - 'Down to earth' 2-star Michelin food just 10 kilometres north of Copenhagen.
Michelin-awarded Søllerød Kro is recognised both nationally and internationally as one of Denmark's absolute best restaurants.
The Samuel is a sophisticated but down-to-earth restaurant set in a historical apothecary's villa, just 8 km north of Copenhagen, in the beautiful district of Hellerup. The villa itself dates back to ...