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You must see this, when you visit North Zealand

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Whether you are into royal castles or monasteries, fascinated by wild nature, keen on cycling, or want to visit a museum, North Zealand is a good choice. Here we give you our best advice on what to see when you visit the area.

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Frederiksborg Castle Gardens
Photo: Tine Uffelmann
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Frederiksborg Castle Gardens

Frederiksborg Castle Gardens are an important part of the experience you get when visiting Frederiksborg Castle in Hillerød. The Castle Gardens consist of two very different gardens: The Baroque Garde...

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Frederiksborg Castle - 500 Years of Danish History at the Museum of National History

Frederiksborg Castle in Hillerød is a fairy tale-like experience that no children or adults should miss. The beautiful Renaissance castle is built on three small islands in the Castle Lake, where the ...

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Louisiana Museum of Modern Art - world-class art by the sea
Photo: Kim Hansen | Louisiana Museum of Modern Art
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Louisiana Museum of Modern Art - world-class art by the sea

The Louisiana Museum of Modern Art is a leading international art museum and an absolute top attraction in Denmark. Art, nature and architecture combine in a total experience that attracts guests from...

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Backhaus Brown
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Backhaus Brown

Backhaus-Brown - Working glass workshop, gallery & shop.

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Fredensborg Palace
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Fredensborg Palace

Fredensborg Palace is the regents most used residence. The beautiful 18th-century baroque palace was built as a hunting palace for Frederik IV and is today often the setting for large official state v...

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Fredensborg Palace Gardens
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Fredensborg Palace Gardens

Fredensborg Castle Garden is Denmark's most magnificent, unique royal baroque garden. You will find a unique insight into Danish history, architecture, gardening, and sculptural art in the castle gard...

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The Nivaagaard Collection – Danish Golden Age, rhododendron park, and contemporary art

The Nivaagaard Collection by the Oresund coast is an exquisite experience for art lovers. The small museum has a unique atmosphere of “hygge” (cosiness) and intimacy, making you feel special when you ...

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Munkeruphus - Contemporary art in a historic artist home
Photo: Daniel Villadsen
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Munkeruphus - Contemporary art in a historic artist home

At Munkeruphus, art, architecture, design and nature come together in beautiful surroundings in an old artist home located on the coastline between Gilleleje and Dronningmølle.

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The Norsemans' Valley - Simple farmers in the King's garden

Sculptures in royal gardens often depict gods and goddesses of antiquity. But in Fredensborg Castle Garden you can see a unique attraction: 70 sandstone sculptures of regular fishermen and farmers, as...

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Tothavens - farm and shop
Photo: Birk Feilberg
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Tothavens - farm and shop

Outside the old fishing village of Kikhavn, you will find the animal petting farm Tothaven, where you'll find dairy goats, ponies, donkeys and woolly pigs.

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Rudolph Tegner's Museum & Statue Park - Marble and bronze in heather-covered hills

Walk in heather-covered hills between statues of powerful men and women. Continue into Tegner's Museum, which echoes like a cathedral, and see Danish sculptor Rudolph Tegner's enormous works in plaste...

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Heatherhill – heather, hills and original nature by Kattegat

Heatherhill is an open preserved natural reserve with beautiful grass and heathery hills which resemble the Scottish highland. However, Heatherhill lies in North Sealand near Rågeleje with impressive ...

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Melby Common & Liseleje Plantation
Photo: Daniel Villadsen
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Melby Common & Liseleje Plantation

Melby Overdrev is the largest heath on Sealand and one of the most distinctive and exciting natural areas in Halsnæs. Take a walk, look at plants and insects, or bring your swimwear and jump into the ...

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The par force hunting landscape in North Sealand
Photo: Peter Leschly
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The par force hunting landscape in North Sealand

The Par Force Hunting Landscape is a UNESCO-World Heritage. Store Dyrehave (the Great Deer Park), Gribskov and Jægersborg Dyrehave (Jægersborg Deerpark) is designed as a stage for the great act unfold...

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Knud Rasmussen's House
Photo: Christina Bendix
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Knud Rasmussen's House

Knud Rasmussen’s House is located close to the beautiful Spodsbjerg Lighthouse and with a fantastic view over the Kattegat. Here, the famous polar explorer worked in between his many long expeditions ...

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Spodsbjerg Lighthouse
Photo: Daniel Overbeck
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Spodsbjerg Lighthouse

Spodsbjerg Lighthouse is located in a partially protected area with steep coastal slopes and hilly regions. From Spodsbjerg, there is a magnificent view over the Kattegat towards Hesselø.

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Museum of Lighthouse History | Nakkehoved Lighthouse

Visit Nakkehoved Lighthouse and the Lighthouse History Museum and enjoy the impressive sea view over the Kattegat and the Sound from the lighthouse's top.

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Gunpowder Works Museum in Frederiksværk | Gunpowder and Cannons for the whole family
Photo: Industrimuseet Frederiks Værk
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Gunpowder Works Museum in Frederiksværk | Gunpowder and Cannons for the whole family

The Gunpowder Works Museum is an exciting historical attraction for both adults and children. The gunpowder mills are lined up in the beautiful landscape along the canal that runs through Frederiksvær...

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Troldeskoven - Denmark's oldest pine forest
Photo: Daniel Overbeck
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Troldeskoven - Denmark's oldest pine forest

The crooked and gnarled old pine of the Troldeskov can be dated all the way back to the 18th century. As you move around the forest, you get the feeling of being part of an adventure.

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Esrum Abbey & Millyard- Experience the Magic of History and Scenic Surroundings.

Esrum Abbey is a beautiful destination in green surroundings, offering space for reflection, learning, and play. Here, you can feel the tranquillity in which the monks lived and experience the grandeu...

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Ecological Village Dyssekilde
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Ecological Village Dyssekilde

In North Sealand, between Frederiksværk and Hundested, you will find one of Denmark's oldest ecological villages, Økosamfundet Dyssekilde.

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Rusland | A hilly heathland
Photo: Tine Uffelmann
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Rusland | A hilly heathland

Russia is called the area around Rudolph Tegner's Museum and Statue Park.

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