West Zealand is a nice and natural day trip destination from Copenhagen
Ideal for a day trip

Among Vikings and winemakers in West Zealand

Embark on a day trip west of Copenhagen to the beautiful nature in the coastal region of West Zealand. It's lush, vast nature, diverse and with endless rolling landscapes once home to the Vikings, now inhabited by passionate winemakers and producers of some of Denmark's finest produce.  

Things to do in West Zealand

These are some of our favourite tips on fun experiences and perfect ways to get the most out of a day trip to the beautiful region 1 1/2 hours drive from Copenhagen.

Trelleborg Viking Fortress

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

Cross the fiords on a ferry

Many small ferries connect the islands of Denmark and a local and maritime experience is to get onboard the ferry taking you from harbour towns Rørvig to Hundested.

Visit Denmark's largest winery on Røsnæs

This year's vintage has finalized successfully. However, you can still visit Dyrehøj Vingaard, come for a walk in the vineyard, visit the winery and taste the wines.  Before the tour , it is possible to enjoy a delicious lunch, ‘Winemakers Board’, in Café Dyrehøj from 11 am. The visi...

The Odsherred peninsula - a destination to discover

The northernmost region of West Zealand is the Odsherred peninsula. It's rich on many fun experiences for anyone with a knack for beachy village vibes in the summer, fresh, local food and allround summertime goodness. Get inspired right here. 

Indulge in tastes from Copenhagen's green backyard

Fancy a fresh fishcake by the shore? Or locally produced veggies that'll make you want to skip meat? This region is full of fantastic foods - here is where to go.

Experiences in Odsherred and Hundested

Explore dunes and beaches and fine coastland by bike, have a seafood treat, and a touch of raw slow life at the coast.

Explore the lush, hilly peninsula of Odsherred

Learn more about Odsherred and everything the place has to offer.