Frederiksværk is named after Frederik V, and the town has grown up around the King's industry and cannon foundry, Gjethuset. From here, thousands of canons were delivered to the Danish Navy and exported to nations around the world. Today, Gjethuset is the town's cultural centre, where there are exhibitions, concerts and other cultural events on offer in the majestic building all year round. The man-made canal that runs through the town can be followed all the way from the woods at the edge of lake Arresø, through the town and into Roskilde Fjord. In Arresø you can go sailing with the beautiful wooden ship Frederikke during the summer season. Behind the canal are a wealth of shops in the town's pedestrian street. Frederiksværk is also known for the proud landmark, the Gunpowder Works. Where gunpowder was mixed, and cannonballs for the cannons at Dybbøl were cast. At the gun works, you can see the old water-powered machines in operation, and there are daily tours.
The Gjethus was built in 1761-1769 by General Classen and was a cannon foundry until 1928. The Gjethus is now art- and culture centre with a cafe, theatre, music and art exhibitions.
The small open-air museum is one of the worlds best preserved Gunpowder Mills with buildings and working machines from the 18th century.
Find a cosy cafe or restaurant where you can satisfy your hunger with delicious dishes and relaxing refreshments.
Barn door sale of fresh produce and markets featuring local produce - the municipality of Halsnæs is known for its fresh and delicious produce
Experience an unspoilt and unique scenery, take a boat trip with the M / S Frederikke tour boat on Lake Arresø - Denmark's largest lake.
The three waters that surround Halsnæs emit a very special light to the area and here in Frederiksværk and Liseleje, you find a lot of galleries and artisans.
Go sailing on Arresø, Denmarks largest lake, see a concert at Gjethuset, fly a kite in Liseleje or take a tour of the Gunpowder works.
Royal North Sealand is for children as well! In the old days it was the playground of the Kings - today all children can try lots of fun things and activities, making the holiday a success at any time of year.
Royal North Sealand is full of fantastic bicycling experiences - and it is as easy as just jumping on your bike and pedalling away into the serene sunset
Halsnæsstien - on foot or on a bike. The route is surrounded by water on three sides; in the north with Kattegat, in the south and west with the more calm waters of Isefjord and Roskilde Fjord.
The old fishing hamlet of Kikhavn is close to Hundested. Kikhavn's history stretches back to the 1200s and is, therefore, the oldest fishing hamlet in Halsnæs
Close to Hundested you find Lynæs, which is known as a surfers' paradise. Lynæs has a nice harbor, a lovely restaurant and a large and well-stocked grocery store.
North of Hundested, within walking distance of 2 km. Is the old fishing village Kikhavn, which consists of small, thatched farmhouses built closely together. In Kikhavn there is a nice custom shop.
Torup between Hundested and Frederiksværk and is a nice little village with a daily usage, Torup church and the Organic Village Dyssekilde.
The Dyssekilde ecological community (Økosamfundet Dyssekilde) is a village built exclusively of ecological materials and which produces its own energy. A varity of buildings with organic shops and a range of delicious organic goods. Guided tours on the first saturday of the month.
Hotels, holiday homes, b&b and shelters - find the best place for you to rest your head.
It is liberating to sleep under cover of a starry night sky and Hundested, of course, has many wonderful and exciting choices for campers
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