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Lyngby-Taarbæk: Nature experiences and little gems in the outskirts of Copenhagen

Within 20 minutes by train from Copenhagen Central Station, you’re on a green and cultural daytrip to Lyngby-Taarbæk – a 39 km2 municipality in beautiful surroundings and with plenty of things to explore.

Idyllic and fun things to do in the middle of nature

Home to the world’s oldest amusement park. In case that’s not enough to evoke your curiosity, Lyngby-Taarbæk also mixes UNESCO listed nature with royal history and little fishing villages.

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Bakken
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Bakken

A unique mini theme park in the woods north of Copenhagen, Bakken is the oldest amusement park in the world. 

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The Hermitage
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The Hermitage

Royal history meets a beautiful view in the middle of The Deer Park.

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The Deer Park
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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.

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Open Air Museum
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Open Air Museum

The Open Air Museum, Frilandsmuseet, is one of the oldest and largest open air museums in the world.

Sophienholm Kunsthal
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Sophienholm Kunsthal

Built in 1768 as a private country manor house. In the 1800s, the oweners had literary gatherings and art exhibits here. Today Sophienholm Kunsthal is an exhibition hall presenting 4-5 annual exhibits...

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Boat Tours
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Boat Tours

Experience the stunning nature on the lakes outside of Copenhagen with Baadfarten. Dating back to the start 1890’s, Baadfarten sails with old wooden boats on three beautiful lakes: Lyngby Lake - Mills...

Den Røde Cottage
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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.

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Hubertus Hunt
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Hubertus Hunt

The Hubertus Hunt is an annual event held in the Deer Park in Klampenborg, north of Copenhagen. It usually attracts up to 40,000 spectators and 160 riders.

Since the foundation of the sports riding c...

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Cafe Parforce
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Cafe Parforce

Cafe Parforce is a combination of an experience center with a bike shop, rental bikes, and a tourist office - Let’s Go To Klampenborg.

Cafe Parforce offers rental bikes and guided tours in both Danis...

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Food, culture and little villages

Surely, you are going to need something good to eat on your daytrip to Lyngby-Taarbæk. Choose among food experiences across the spectre – like gourmet dinners in the scenic nature, such as The Red Cottage, Raadvad Kro, The Postgaarden group of eateries in the shopping city Lyngby – or simply a low-key seafood lunch and a cold one on the harbour in the fishing village of Taarbæk.

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