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North Sealand

North Sealand is a holiday favourite with Danes and not just because of its close proximity to Copenhagen. North Sealand offers you lakes, deep woodland and green open landscapes, perfect for walking, cycling and camping. For a couple holiday, try the Love on a Bike Theme. North Sealand is fringed by calm coastline where you can dip in some of Denmark’s best coastal swimming areas. 

The drive or train ride north into the region winds along the beautiful Oresund coast, giving you views across to Sweden. The massive Isefjord and Roskilde Fjord define the West of the region, while the famous Kronborg Castle, immortalised in Shakespeare’s Hamlet, sits proud at the North in the town of Elsinore. 

The Danish Riviera

Head to the Danish Riviera, a short drive from Copenhagen and lined with lovely, calm beaches. The famous Coast Road winds north from the capital past beach after beach on the way to some of Denmark's most popular holidays destinations.

Map of North Sealand

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.


Beaches and natural adventures

Enjoy an easy-to-get-to region dotted with lakes, fjords and forests and surrounded by sea.

A regal playground

Long the playground of Danish Kings and Queens, this region is dotted with castles, royal parks and fascinating history. It also offers you some of Denmark's most popular museums and art galleries.

More on Royal North Sealand

North Sealand is easy to reach from Copenhagen. Whether you go straight from the airport or choose to combine a stay on the Danish Rivieara with a Copenhagen city break. 

Video: Nordic Cookery in North Sealand