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Frederiksborg Castle, Hillerød Frederiksborg Castle is situated in Hillerød, north of Copenhagen. This impressive and unrivalled Renaissance castle was built in the first decades of the 17th century by the legendary Danish King Christian IV and incorporates the best of Renaissance architecture and craftmanship. http://www.dnm.dk/UK/Forside.htm

Fredensborg Palace, Fredensborg Fredensborg Palace at Lake Esrum enjoys a special status among Danish palaces as the royal couple’s most used residence. The beautiful 18th century baroque palace is often the venue for important official state visits and events in the Royal Family. Fredensborg Palace Gardens are among Denmark’s largest historical gardens. http://www.ses.dk/en/SlotteOgHaver/Slotte/ FredensborgSlotOgSlotshave.aspx?sc_lang=en

Kronborg Castle, Elsinore (Helsingør) Kronborg Castle in Elsinore, at the seaward approach to the Sound Øresund, is one of northern Europe’s most important Renaissance castles. Known all over the world from Shakespeare’s Hamlet, it is also the most famous castle in Denmark with about 200,000 visitors each year. http://www.ses.dk/en/SlotteOgHaver/Slotte/Kronborg.aspx?sc_lang=en

Louisiana, Humlebæk The Louisiana Museum of Modern Art is located in northern Zealand with a panoramic view across the Øresund. The museum frames the sculpture park facing the sea and the interaction between art, nature and the museum architecture is quite unique. Easy to reach if you go by the beachroad up to Elsinore (helsingør). http://www.louisiana.dk/dk/Service+Menu+Right/English

Elsinore (Helsingør) Elsinore is a culture city with deep roots in history. World famous for Kronborg Castle, Shakespeare’s Hamlet near Øresund, which was the basis for the city’s prosperity for more than 400 years. http://www.visitnorthsealand.com/ln-int/north-sealand/elsinore AUF DEUTSCH: http://www.visitnordseeland.de/de/nordseeland/helsingoer

Esrum Abbey (Esrum Kloster) A touch of Paradise… Still today a part of the earlier so mighty Esrum Abbey (founded in 1151) remains, preserved in beautiful natural surroundings north of Lake Esrum. A visit to Esrum Abbey and Møllegård is a journey of discovery into the cultural, natural and religious universe. A unique possibility for peace and absorption, but also for exciting experiences, exhibitions and a varied cultural programme. http://www.esrum.dk/?lang=en

Danish Museum of Hunting and Forestry, Hørsholm If you are interested in the interaction between man and nature, the extensive exhibitions in the Danish Museum of Hunting and Forestry are just your cup of tea. http://www.jagtskov.dk/english/

The Langstrup Trail (Langstrupstien) This is a 14 km MTB trail from Nivå (19 km north of Klampenborg by the scenic coastal road) to Fredensborg, where you can enjoy an icecream near the Fredensborg Palace before heading back to Klampenborg. The route is indicated by markers along the way – and you can download a map here (only in Danish): http://www.fredensborg.dk/files/Fredensborg%202012/Filer%20Fredensborg/ Sundhed%20for%20alle/Download/GANG%20I%20FREDENSBORG/Faste%20installationer/ Motionsruter/Langstrupstien/Langstrupstien.pdf

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