Explore the impressive historical and cultural sights north of Copenhagen

North Zealand: Holiday on the Danish Riviera

Looking for day trips from Copenhagen? Then head to the Danish Riviera. You'll see why North Zealand is a popular Danish holiday destination. It's full of things to do near Copenhagen, beautiful nature and pristine Danish beaches. Drive north along the coast road and stop off at picturesque seaside towns and fishing villages. Or head inland to walk in forests, including the UNESCO World Heritage Site of King Christian V's royal hunting grounds. North Zealand is an ancient playground of royalty, full of famous castles like Frederiksborg Castle and Kronborg Castle, home of Shakespeare's Hamlet.

Experience Louisiana Museum of Modern Art

As well as the world-class exhibitions on offer, you'll love the tranquil coastal setting of Louisiana.

Maritime Museum Denmark

Head underwater at the Maritime Museum

See why Denmark's unique underwater universe in Helsingør, designed by architect Bjarke Ingels, is so special.