Visit Gilleleje Harbour1/7
Glass-blowers' workshop at Hundested Harbour2/7
Spend a day at Simon's Golf Club3/7
Fun and wonderful days at the beach4/7
Helenekilde Badehotel in Tisvildeleje5/7
Henry Moore's sculptures at Louisiana Museum of Modern Art6/7
Take a look into the sea at Øresundsakvariet7/7
The kids are ready to go with their rubber rings, buckets and spades, swimming costumes, towels and sunhats. The sun is shining – there’s no time to waste! You stroll along the beach, while the kids have already found their favourite dune. Sand between your toes and fingers, and then a sandcastle.
It’s easy to understand why so many famous artists have been attracted by the ambience and this picturesque scene over the years. And not just Krøyer and Drachmann, but Kierkegaard often made his way to the coast of North Zealand as well.
The old coastal and seaside resorts lie there like pearls on a string. Life is still just as charming in Sletten, Hornbæk, Lynæs, Liseleje, Gilleleje and Tisvilde. Spa worshippers, culture vultures and foodies will not be disappointed with what’s on offer, and the family-on-the-go can easily fill several weeks with outdoor experiences above and beneath the waves.
The beaches on the Riviera are some of the best in Denmark. Clear water. Clean sand. Shallow water and child-friendly with lifeguards. And should the weather not be on its best behaviour, Øresund Aquarium’s nature guides and snorkelling instructors are queuing up to share their knowledge with you about the ocean’s rich wildlife.
Sit yourselves down at one of the many cosy cafés along the coast, and watch the harbour life going on around you and the children catching crabs. Or round off the day with an out-of-the-ordinary culinary experience at Restaurant Sletten or Bistro Nord while you dream yourselves away in the sunset.
Life is just that little bit better along the Danish Riviera.