Summer in North Zealand: What to look forward to

Photo: Daniel Overbeck

It's summer in North Zealand, and the area offers a range of interesting experiences. Here is what you can look forward to in the North Zealand summer landscape.

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Visit Fredensborg Palace during the summer holidays - Guided tour of the Palace and the Palace Garden

During the summer of 2024, you can visit Fredensborg Palace, when The Royal House again gives access to the palace and the Reserved Garden. Guided tours are available from the 1st of July to the 4th o...

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Summer Holiday at Esrum Kloster & Møllegaard | Join the Alchemists' School

Experience an amazing summer day at Esrum Kloster & Møllegård, with fun and educational entertainment. Join us on an exciting journey to the Alchemists' School, where you will learn to master the four...

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Summer Holiday Activities for Children at Frederiksborg Castle

From June 28th to August 11th, you can explore Frederiksborg Castle through exciting activities. Visit Frederiksborg Castle during the summer holidays and enjoy activities for both children and adults...

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Hundested Sand Sculpture Park
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Hundested Sand Sculpture Park

From May 17th to October 20th, the Hundested Sand Sculpture Park once again fills the harbour in Hundested with beautiful sand art created by artists worldwide. Over 700,000 guests have left their foo...

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The World's Best Picnic in North Zealand: Eat and Enjoy in Meyer's Pop-Up

Verdens Bedste Skovtur (The World's Best Picnic) is a three-week open-air dining and unique experience event at Udsholt Beach in North Zealand. It can be experienced from July 13.-28. 2024.

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Live in Lynæs | Music in the open air
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Live in Lynæs | Music in the open air

For five Fridays over the summer, the garden at Lynæs Surf Center will be filled with wonderful live music under the open sky. Enjoy concerts with local talents and well-known headliners as the sun se...

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Folkely Festival | Hundested 22-24. august 2024
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Folkely Festival | Hundested 22-24. august 2024

Music, talks, and art go hand in hand at the new Folkely Festival in Hundested on 22-24. August 2024.

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Superorganism: The Art Buzzes at Munkeruphus
Photo: Anders Damsgaard
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Superorganism: The Art Buzzes at Munkeruphus

Explore the fascinating world of bees in Munkeruphus' latest exhibition, 'Superorganism'. Discover how art and science come together in works that investigate everything from a bee trapped in amber 40...

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Torup Market - Local flavors
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Torup Market - Local flavors

Food and local produce market in a rural setting at a small station in the village of Torup near Hundested in North Sealand.

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New Note Festival | 2-day music festival in Hillerød
Photo: Ann Jørgensen
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New Note Festival | 2-day music festival in Hillerød

Warm late summer days provide a nice backdrop for the New Note Festival - a 2-day music festival in Hillerød, which presents new and exciting up-and-coming music from the Danish music scene.

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Join Arresø Sejladsen M/S "Frederikke" for a boat trip.

Experience untouched and uniquely beautiful nature - and go on a boat trip with the tour boat M/S Frederikke on Denmark's largest lake – Arresø.

 

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Bricks Tell – The Story of Esrum Abbey
Photo: Esrum Kloster
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Bricks Tell – The Story of Esrum Abbey

Dive into the past with Esrum Kloster and Møllegård's new exhibition, "MURSTEN FORTÆLLER," as you are invited to explore 900 years of Danish history through abandoned artefacts and aesthetic photograp...

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North Sealand VintageTrain | Take the vintage train on a trip along the North Coast of Sealand

Ride with Nordsjællands Vintage train into the summer countryside from June 30th to August 18th, 2024. Travel along the beautiful North Coast of Sealand or deep into the green Gribskov forest, with gl...

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Denmark's First Victim of Cancel Culture? See the Portrait Exhibition at Frederiksborg Castle

Discover Christian Albrecht Jensen's impressive portrait art in the exhibition 'Loved and Loathed' at the National History Museum at Frederiksborg. Observe portraits of promine...

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Louisiana Literature Festival
Photo: Tine Colstrup
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Louisiana Literature Festival

Louisiana Literature Festival 2024 is four days of literature on the program. Experience readings, interviews, audio tours, concerts, and performances by Danish and international names at the Louisian...

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Arresø Sightseeing M/S "Frederikke" from Ramløse harbour
Photo: M/S Frederikke
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Arresø Sightseeing M/S "Frederikke" from Ramløse harbour

If you want to experience unspoilt and unique scenery, then take a boat trip with the M / S Frederikke tour boat on Lake Arresø - In June and July from Ramløse harbour on Sundays at noon. 

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Verdensballetten in Tisvildeleje - Experience a unique ballet in North Zealand.

For the first time, Verdensballetten visits Tisvildeleje in beautiful North Zealand. Surrounded by the deep blue colors of the Kattegat, the pristine sandy beach, and the majestic pine trees of Tisvil...

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City walk in Frederiksværk - Architecture and art in urban space
Photo: Nikolaj Danielsen
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City walk in Frederiksværk - Architecture and art in urban space

On this city walk in Frederiksværk, you are invited to take a closer look at the architecture and art you encounter in the urban space.

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Sunset cruise with M/S Frederikke on Arresø.

A sunset cruise on Arresø is something quite special, especially when the sky is clear, and there's plenty of room overhead.

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Out With the Cow? Nivaagaard Exhibits Our Perception of The Cow Over 500 Years
Photo: J. Th. Lundbye, Brølende køer ved et stænge, 1847 - Nivaagaards Malerisamling
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Out With the Cow? Nivaagaard Exhibits Our Perception of The Cow Over 500 Years

The cow has become a hot topic in Denmark and the rest of the world in recent years. Now, Nivaagaard picks up the thread in the exhibition 'Milky Ways, the cow in art and culture,' where you can exper...

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Guided tour of the Dyssekilde Eco-community
Photo: Allan Hansen
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Guided tour of the Dyssekilde Eco-community

Join an exciting guided tour in the organic village Dyssekilde by Torup.

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Join us for a canoe tour with gunpowder and cannons in Frederiksværk

Experience a unique combination of nature and history with this canoe tour through Frederiksværk. This tour lets you paddle along historic canals, visit the Gunpowder Works Museum, and delve into the ...

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City Walk in Frederiksværk - Stories from Nørregade
Photo: Industrimuseet Frederiks Værk
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City Walk in Frederiksværk - Stories from Nørregade

Join us for an exciting tour through Nørregade in Frederiksværk this Sunday and discover the stories behind the city's oldest street.

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City Walk in Frederiksværk: A Stroll Through History
Photo: Nikolaj Danielsen
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City Walk in Frederiksværk: A Stroll Through History

Between fascinating stories and physical activity, there is no contradiction. The museum invites you to a 3-hour-long walk – a journey through the local history of Denmark.

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Discover the Scent of Herbs and the Magic of History in the Klosterhaven at Esrum Abbey

Are you also passionate about herbs, beer and marmelade? And would you like to learn more about wild and edible plants while gaining insight into the flavorful herbs that grow in the Klosterhaven at E...

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Medieval Day for Children at Æbelholt Kloster
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Medieval Day for Children at Æbelholt Kloster

On Sunday, August 18th, Museum Nordsjælland invites you to an exciting medieval day for the little ones at Æbelholt Kloster. Let the children immerse themselves in the mystique of the past and experie...

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Marketdays in Liseleje
Photo: Liseleje Borgerforening
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Marketdays in Liseleje

In the middle of Liseleje, between the town and the beach, you can experience a market on the first Saturday in June, July and August, throughout the summer.

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Seaweed safari at Lynæs
Photo: Dansk Tang
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Seaweed safari at Lynæs

If you walk by the Kattegat, there are different species of seaweed, and the area around Hundested and Lynæs by the Isefjord in North Sealand is a good place where there are many species of seaweed.

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Join the long table dinner at the Cardenau family near Lake Arresø

Step into the world of enchanting gastronomy with the Cardenau family as they open the doors to their thatched country estate near Lake Arresø and welcome you into their private chambers.

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Denmark's First Astronaut: See the Portrait of Andreas Mogensen at Frederiksborg Castle

See the portrait of Andreas Mogensen at Frederiksborg Castle. It's a historic moment that places him alongside great Danish scientists like Tycho Brahe and H.C. Ørsted.

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One of Contemporary Art's Great Names - Experience Roni Horn at the Louisiana Museum

Explore Roni Horn's complex, serial works and delve into her dialogue with the world of film. One of contemporary art's greatest names has come to the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art.

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Saturday Market Days in Hillerød
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Saturday Market Days in Hillerød

Visit Hillerød Market Days at Hillerød Torv. The flea market is open every Saturday from May 4th to September 28th, 2024. At the market, you'll find everything from antiques and vintage items to elect...

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Marketdays in Liseleje
Photo: Liseleje Borgerforening
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Marketdays in Liseleje

In the middle of Liseleje, between the town and the beach, you can experience a market on the first Saturday in June, July and August, throughout the summer.

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Alpaca Adventure in Gilleleje: Take a Walk with an Alpaca

The Gilleleje Labyrinth is home to four charming alpacas that you can enjoy taking a stroll with.

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Momentary Monumentality - Kevin Francis Gray at Rudolph Tegner Museum & Statue Park

Dive into a world of temporary monumentality at Tegner Museum, where Irish sculptor Kevin Francis Gray challenges traditional notions of monuments and humanity's place in the universe with his work "M...

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Is This a Painting? Explore the Hyperrealist Franz Gertsch at the Louisiana Museum
Photo: Franz Gertsch Irène, 1980
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Is This a Painting? Explore the Hyperrealist Franz Gertsch at the Louisiana Museum

Experience the hyperrealist Franz Gertsch at the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art. See the works that are so lifelike that the boundary between photography and painting disappears in the first comprehen...

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The Eternal - Morten Schelde at Rudolph Tegner Museum & Statue Park
Photo: Kim Matthäi Leland
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The Eternal - Morten Schelde at Rudolph Tegner Museum & Statue Park

Dive into a world of artistic connection and eternity with Morten Schelde's exhibition, "The Eternal." In this remarkable exhibition, Schelde explores a creative interplay between his own drawings and...

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Market Days in Vejby 2024 - filled with local charm and delicacies

Dive into the local market life in Vejby, where Vejby's Market Days offer everything from artisanal treasures to culinary delights. Experience the atmosphere at this cozy market with a diverse range o...

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