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.