West Zealand - among Vikings and winemakers
The beautiful nature in the coastal region of West Zealand was once home to the Vikings and now inhabited by passionate winemakers and producers of some of Denmark's finest produce.
Along the northern city limits of Copenhagen runs a patch of rich forest land and marvelous coastal line. Despite its close proximity to the city, Copenhagen North is a glaring contrast to the pulse of the city.
There's something for everybody in Elsinore, the hometown of Hamlet. The 800-year-old market town exudes a unique maritime cultural history that you will not come across anywhere else. If you let go, you have the opportunity to step into a piece of Danish history.
There are plenty of memorable moments waiting for you in Copenhagen's many-sided hinterland. But where in the surrounding regions should you go and how do you get around? These guides will help you find the answers and kickstart your wanderlust.
Viking history and modern world-class architecture and a lot of beautiful coastline. It's your call just what you want to bring back from a day out in Copenhagen's countryside.
The vast nature with the sandy beaches and endless rolling landscapes is a contrast to the buzzing life in the city and makes these coastal pearls the perfect places to wind down.
The idyllic fishing village Dragør, only 30 minutes from Copenhagen, is a perfect, relaxed day-trip destination.In Dragør, you can stroll through the cute cobblestoned streets of colourful houses and enjoy the genuine harbourside “hygge”.Dragør was originally founded by fishermen in th...
For instance some idyllic villages and popular summer destinations. Or maybe you're in for som world-class contemporary art by the coast, an ancient Viking fortress or perhaps a treasure hunt to find the wooden giants lurking in the woods of Copenhagen's suburbs?
Nearly all international visitors to Copenhagen pass through the island of Amager – most of them likely without realizing it. The reason is simple: Copenhagen Airport is situated on the island, a mere 15-minute metro ride from the heart of the city.