Day trips from Copenhagen

The laid back Copenhagen lifestyle stretches far beyond the city limits. Do like the locals and head for the coast or country to relax, recharge and grow.

Vikings on Roskilde Fjord | VisitCopenhagen

Guide: The Vikings' Roskilde

Once the capital of Denmark, Roskilde oozes of history and is a must for anyone with a knack for Vikings. Roskilde is a perfect day trip from Copenhagen only 30 minutes away.

Hundested & Odsherred - explore the wild coast

Get a touch of what the Copenhagen North coast has to offer. Explore Dunes and beaches and fine coastland by bike, have a seafood treat, and a touch of raw slow life at the coast.

Quick guide to Swedish Malmö | VisitCopenhagen

A quick guide to Malmö right across the sound

Right across the sound from Copenhagen, only a short drive away you’ll find the charming Swedish city of Malmö. Malmö is full of great shopping, cultural experiences, great food options and friendly people.

Elsinore - Home of Hamlet and Kronborg Castle

Located just 40 minutes north from Copenhagen, Elsinore is where history meets the sea, and cutting-edge culture meets the city's rough seaport heritage.

Villa Strand | Daniel Rasmussen

A day trip to Hornbæk's beach life

The epitome of relaxed beach life. 1.5 hours’ train ride from Copenhagen, and you’ll find yourself engulfed in surf vibes, good food and amazing coastal nature.

The Hermitage | Photo: Daniel Rasmussen


Dyrehaven is one of the largest green areas close to Copenhagen. Also, it's a local favorite.

Day trips from Copenhagen | Dragør

Dragør: Fishing village in Copenhagen's backyard

Visit a charming little coastal town just 40 minutes from Copenhagen by public transport.

Day trips from Copenhagen: Lejre | VisitCopenhagen

Lejre: the cradle of Danish civilisation

The scenic coastal area of Lejre is home to Viking Age history, beautiful nature and the national park Skjoldungernes Land.

Play Video

Camp adventure in Haslev

A unique nature experience one hour's drive out of Copenhagen.

A day along the coast

Jump on the train and embark on a one day journey up the beautiful coastline.

Trelleborg Viking fortress

Experience the Viking Age at close quarters at this 1,000 year old Viking fortress an hour’s drive south of Copenhagen.

Møns klint

South Zealand and Møn

South of Copenhagen is a country with steep cliffs, flat shoreline meadows and idyllic islands with unequalled nature experiences inculding a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Odense: The home of H.C. Andersen

Take the direct train from Copenhagen to the wonderful fairy tale town of Odense 1.5 hours away.

Majestic Frederiksborg Castle