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3770, Allinge

The largest group of Bronze Age rock-engravings in Denmark. On asloaping rocky surface there are ships, outlines of feet, wheel crosses and a large number of cup marks.Signs at Nordlandshallen in Alli...

Hammershus Slotsruin

3770, Allinge

Erected in 1200 by the arch bishop of Lund and the Danish church Hammershus played an important part in the struggles and wars which found place in the middle ages in Europe.After the reform...

Østermarie Kirkeruin

3751, Østermarie

Remains of Oestermaries first church are to be found in the south wing and west porch of the present day church. The ruins are classified and administrated by the national museum. The decay of the bui...

Salomons Kapel

3770, Allinge

Ruins of a small medieval chapel. One of Bornholm´s oldest holy springs is located northwest of the churchyard embankment.The ruins are locatede on the costal path around Hammerknuden.Photo Finn ...

Lundestenen - Jættestue

3720, Aakirkeby

Bornholm´s largerst and most well-preserved passage grave from the late Stone Age.Turn off Hovedgårdsvejen at Tornegård Farm. Parking area next to the farm where a sign points the way to the pass...

© Møn Turistbureau

Vordingborg Slots Ruiner

4760, Vordingborg

On the 3 hectar big and beautyful castle yard in the middle of Vordingborg, you can still see rests of the 710 meter long and 8 meter high ringwall.Several Kings have been living there....


4760, Vordingborg

The Goose Tower - The Goose Tower is the best preserved medieval tower in Scandinavia, built by Valdemar Atterdag in 1362-65 as part of the rebuilding and extension of the castle.Vordingborg was ...

Nykøbing F. castle ruin

4800, Nykøbing F

An old castle built in the late 11th century. It burned down in 1253 by people from Lübeck. Rebuildt, and in 1287 set on fire by Mark Stig. Later it was rebuildt once again. In the following centuries...

Frejlev Forest

4892, Kettinge

In the forest you can find more than 100 ancient relics, 3 passage graves, 4 rounddolmens, 5 longdolmens, and abt. 100 small and big hills and stone circles....

Grimstrup Voldsted

4930, Maribo

Ruins from Grimstrup castle, situated on tongue with cross graves, almost covered with trees....


4930, Maribo

The convert was for 60 nuns and 25 monks.The building started in 1408. Now there is only a small bit left....

Birket Bavnehøj

4943, Torrig L

The highest place on Lolland. 30 m over sea level.The hill is located in a private garden (staircase)....

Mullerup Stenene

4200, Slagelse

To monuments....


4281, Gørlev

Raevehoej is Denmark's highest passage grave. The burial chamber is 7 metres long, 2 metres wide and about 2,5 metres high....

To runic stones. Openingshours: April till October, Monday-Saturday 8.a.m - 4 p.m....


4652, Hårlev



By Barup just east of the road Hellested and Karise is a Bronze with a magnificent view of Tryggevaelde Creek . The mound is known all over the Danish country as " Elverhoej " - el...

Barrow Maglehoej

4652, Hårlev


Burial mound ( Barrow )

The rich burial grounds found in Himlingeoeje, 
Varpelev and Valloeby, are evidence that this was the beginning of the first Danish royal family.

North of this is – ...

© Arne Hedegaard Andersen


4573, Højby

Syvhøje (Seven Hills) are 6 (!) burial mounds located between Højby and Nykøbing Sj. The burial mounds date back to the Early Bronze Age apprx. 500 years b.C. and have not yet been excavated.


© VisitOdsherred

Kelstrup ruinen

4560, Vig

In the small village of Kelstrup cloe to Vig, you find the very well preserved remains of a stone castle from the 14th century, the Kelstrup ruin. The ruin was protected in 1810 but was not properly r...

Travel over 5000 years back in time in two minutes by entering one of the best preserved passage graves in Denmark, Troldhøj, with twin chambers. The passage grave was designed for about 100 persons a...

Ulkerup Landsby

4500, Nykøbing Sj

The village of Ulkerup was established about the year 1300. It was owned by the king and the farmers had to pay annual taxes for the right of using soil.

In the years 1750 to 1760 the terrible cattl...

© John Olsen/

The five Dutterhills by Åstofte date back to the older Bronze Age (1700 - 1000 b.C.) but have not yet been excavated. The hills located next to Maglehøj offer a fine view of Sejerø Bay and Odsherred....

© Marianne Diers

Kong Øres Grav

4500, Nykøbing Sj

Kongsøre Forrest on the Isefjord has an incredibly rich collection of ancient monuments. The long dolmen barrow of King Øres Graves lies in the heart of the soutern part of the wood and
consists of a...


4540, Fårevejle

Vejrhøj is 121 meter above sea level and it is Zealands third highest point. Vejrhøj was created during the Ice Age about 15.000 years ago and on the range of hills round Vejrhøj some monuments of ant...

© Marianne Diers

Maglehøj is the largest burial mound in Odsherred. The mound is 86 metres above sea level and from the mound there is a magnificent view of Odsherred
and Sejerø Bugt. The mound has a diameter of 35 m...

© Marianne Diers

Birkehøj Passage Graves

4500, Nykøbing Sj

Birkehøj Passage Graves by Nyrup contain the longest burial chamber on Sealand ( 11m - 2m - 2m), constructed 5200 years ago. Visible from the main road and easily accessible....

© Ole Friis Mikkelsen

Næsholm Borgruin

4500, Nykøbing Sj

It was built in the year 1240 and it existed in 100 years until it was destroyed in an attack on some people from Holstein who lived in the castle.

After it was destroyed King Valdemar decided not t...

© VisitOdsherred


4581, Rørvig

In 1807 fieldworks for ships, which sailed into the creek, were built. The creek has been used as a war harbour for centuries - it was also used as a war harbour before the fieldworks were built....

© Marianne Diers


4550, Asnæs

Esterhøj is situated on an ancient Bronze Age burial mound (89 metres above sea level). On the burial mound the Reunion Stone can be seen.

To reach Esterhøj you follow the marked path from Høvevej 5...


4591, Føllenslev

300 hectare large preserved area, which contains many small burial mounds and a fine relic of antiquity - a 16 m long barrow with border stones and a room.Dogs must be taken on a leash....

Den forsvundne landsby Torup

3220, Tisvildeleje

The hamlet Torup with its 16 farms was deserted when the sand drift in the 16th, 17th and 18th century took away the foundation for life in the neighbourhood.Excavations and the discovery of a co...

Asserbo Castle Ruin

3200, Helsinge

Asserbo SlotsruinFounded by Bishop Absalon in the 1100s as a monastery for monks of the Carthusian Order, the castle was taken over first by the King around 1560 and in...

Holbo Herreds Vej

3200, Helsinge

Holbo Herreds VejOld road near Nejlinge...

The dolmens in Valby Hegn

3200, Helsinge

Stendysserne i Valby HegnValby Hegn is close to Helsinge town. Valby Hegn contains North Zealand`s best preserved collection of stone age graves....

Søborg SlotsruinIn the 12th century, Bishop Eskil erected the first fortification - a closed fort with a ring wall and moat. Søborg Castle has played a role in Danish histor...

Hvedshøj Burial Mound

4000, Roskilde

The Hvedshøj burial mound is among the largest of its kind in the region of Roskilde. It was built about 1.400 BC and is the burial place of a squire from the Bronze Age.

During excavations in 1862 a...

The Skt. Ibs Kirke is a travertine church from around 1100. In 1808 it was transformed into a field hospital for Spanish soldiers. 

In 1816 the church and the graveyard were sold to a local merchant ...

The Vildtbane Stone

4040, Jyllinge

The single-stone monument from 1775 is in its original place at the border of the king's hunting grounds.
The damm used to cross Værebro Creek and dates from approx. 730....

© Roskilde Museum

The medieval Saint Lawrence church, with its famous tiled floor, lies beneath the market square, Stændertorvet, where a small museum has been set up with finds from the archaeological excavation carr...

Five bronze age mounds situated in a beautiful danish farmer landscape near the village Melby....


3390, Hundested

Carlsstenen (Carls stone) 

In Grønnese forest is a beautiful monument of antiquity.One can only inspect the stone by walking. Park your car at the main car park in the forest, located just off the ma...


4100, Ringsted

The castle mounds of Gørrildsborg is constructed on the west side of a point, which from the east goes as far as the low meadows by tke lake of Gørlev.The history of the castle is unknown, b...

The ruins of Knud Lavard's chapel.
Pilgrimage chapel erected by Valdemar the Great in memory of his father Knud Lavard, who was murdered in 1131 by his cousin Magnus because of a dispute over the crow...


4100, Ringsted

Old estate, which was partly burned down when the owner Anne Meinstrup was killed in Ringsted under the Feud of the Count.King Frederik II took over the estate and made it a hunting estate, but i...


4100, Ringsted

Humleore was originally situated on a tongue of land in a lake. It was probably a castle of refuge with the tile buildings constructed in the Middle Ages. This mound was excavated by the Danish N...

Hagbard's Hillock, © Susanne Reiff

The Mound of Hagbard

4100, Ringsted

Hagbardshøj (the mound of Hagbard) originates from the bronze age (1800 - 500 B.C.)
The mound is bound to the sad love tale about Hagbard and Signe, mentioned in Gesta Danorum "the Cronicle of Denmark...

Ridebanen is a half-circle rampart sealed towards the lake. It dates back to the time before the Middle Ages and is considered to be a castle of refuge for the population of the area ...

Eskildstrup Dolmen, © Susanne Reiff

The Dolmen of Eskildstrup

4100, Ringsted

Stone circle, called Loddenhøj, from the Early Peasant Stone Age, about 20 meters in diameter.The mound contains a double passage grave with a chamber made by 15 interior construction stones...


3650, Ølstykke

Impressive 5.500 years old Megalithic burial moud carefully restored by the Danish National Museum 2006. The great barrow inside the burial moud is open to the public....


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