Family holidays - Editorial
It's all about the produce!
You can drop in to many, local farm shops around West Zealand, with a great selection of locally-produced fruit and vegetables. The area around Lammefjord is known for its delicate asparagus, carrots and potatoes.
Cyclists love West Zealand, with its many sign-posted cycle routes and easy access from Copenhagen. Hike the area’s many popular sign-posted routes, such as those across the Odsherred peninsula.
Sejerø is a beautiful and peaceful island, with undulating landscape and many small swimming beaches. Visit the old church, with its fine fresco paintings, or any of the many burial mounds on the island. You can reach the island by ferry from Havnsø.
You will witness a very special light when the weather is clear at Odsherred, a peninsula jutting out into the mouth of Isefjord. From here, you can see beautiful views as far as the eye can see.
Calm, sheltered waters
West Zealand has a seemingly endless coastline. You can find many, family-friendly beaches with calm, shallow water along the Great Belt coast. Sejerø Bay on the Kattegat coast offers you some of Zealand’s best beaches, with fine, white sand and dunes.
A fertile land
The fertile soil and mild climate of South Zealand makes the region a pantry of delicious raw produce. Everywhere you go, you will see roadside stalls and farm shops, where you can buy local produce.
The gently undulating landscape of South Zealand and the flat islands of Lolland and Falster are great places to get on your bike and cycle round the region. Cycle routes are easy to find and well sign-posted.
Jazz and fruit!
Visit Denmark’s number one place for fruit production, the island of Fejø. Femø island nearby is famous for its traditional jazz festival. You’ll be amazed to see that on the small island of Askø, no point is higher than four metres above sea level.
Møns Klint is an unmissable experience when you are in South Zealand. The trails at the cliff top weave through woodland and are excellent hikes, offering you superb views out into the Baltic Sea. You might glance some of the region’s rare orchids on your hike here.
A beach for everyone!
Why not experience the green island of Samsø at the helm of a prairie wagon? You can hire a prairie wagon for a week’s holiday and take in the island’s sights at a relaxed pace.
You can see spectacular views of the whole park at the Jernhatten ridge. The central area of the park is made up of high heathlands, forests and large open pastures, while along the coast there are many great beaches to discover.
Mols Bjerge National Park
Head out into Denmark’s second national park, the Mols Hills (Mols Bjerge) on the Djursland peninsula. Explore its hilly heathland, dotted with mulberry bushes, bogs, beach meadows and interesting sights, such as the ruins of Kalø Castle.