The Marguerite Route: Zealand

When travelling in the Zealand region, you will experience a landscape loaded with contrasts, from green hills and high cliffs to beaches, islands and long Viking fjords. Alongside the route you will be able to explore Denmark's Viking past and visit magnificent castles with great importance to the Danish history. The north of Zealand offers green, open landscapes combined with a calm coastline perfect for walking and cycling. The route covers Denmark's largest Island Sealand, including a visit to the charming and vibrant capital Copenhagen.

Selfdrive holiday in Denmark, Zealand, Marguerite Route

The Marguerite Route: Zealand

When travelling in the Zealand region, you will experience a landscape loaded with contrasts, from green hills and high cliffs to beaches, islands and long Viking fjords. Alongside the route you will be able to explore Denmark's Viking past and visit magnificent castles with great importance to the Danish history. The north of Zealand offers green, open landscapes combined with a calm coastline perfect for walking and cycling. The route covers Denmark's largest Island Sealand, including a visit to the charming and vibrant capital Copenhagen.

Just follow the signs...

 

The marguerite route is easy to follow. The route is not the fastest, but it is the most picturesque in Denmark. Follow the signs by the roadside to stop by the best attractions Denmark has to offer.

                    Marguerite route logo, Denmark

 

The main building of Skjoldenæsholm was built in 1766 in pure neoclassical style in the middle of the peaceful and beautiful Central Zealand.
Hotel Søfryd at Roskilde Fjord is a beautiful old seaside hotel with lots of atmosphere, which the owner has done his utmost to maintain and bring up to date.
The internationally known Hotel & Casino Marienlyst of Elsinore was built in 1901 at the waterfront as a part of the former baths “Cuur- og Badeanstalt” of Mari

Zealand Facts

Population:
Copenhagen                     (1,199,224)
Greater Copenhagen  (1,931,467)
Area:
Copenhagen                     88.25km² (34 square miles)
Greater Copenhagen  3,030km² (1,170 square miles)
Population density       6,200 people per km² (16,000 per square mile)

Hamlet's Castle, Kronborg, Self drive holiday Denmark

Kronborg Castle - Home of Hamlet

Go visit Denmark's most famous castle, Kronborg in Helsingør (Elsinore), also known as Hamlet's Castle in Shakespeare's play.