Experiences you won’t want to miss
Helsingør offers an incredible array of fascinating sights and experiences all year round. We’ve gathered some of the most interesting ones that you won’t want to miss when visiting Hamlet’s city.
A cornucopia of history, sights and authenticity. Elsinore is a vibrant and modern cultural city with deep historical roots.
Helsingør, or Elsinore, is world-famous for Kronborg Castle, Shakespeare’s Hamlet and the Sound Dues, which formed the foundation of the city’s prosperity for more than 400 years.
More recently, Helsingør Shipyard served as the focal point of the city. Today it has been rebuilt as Kulturværftet (the Culture Yard), a dynamic cultural centre with concerts, theatre, festivals, the main library and a maritime museum.
In Helsingør Harbour you will find the architecturally fascinating Maritime Museum of Denmark. The harbour connects the old Renaissance castle with the heart of Helsingør, where well-preserved historic houses with quaint backyards are situated alongside an array of shops, cafés and restaurants.
Helsingør is full of history, but it also keeps up with modern developments, which means that here you can experience brand-new and innovative architecture alongside a Renaissance castle, which is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Find other amazing sights here.
Gå på jagt gennem byen og se de spændende murmalerier, der alle fortæller deres historie om byen. Flere steder rundt omkring står monumenter og skulpturer og med hver deres historie.
På Helsingørs mure og vægge blomstrer kunsten. Traditionen med at lade spændende internationale kunstnere fortolke et tema i byrummet er fortsat i 2016. 4 kunstnere, 3 internationale og 1 dansk, har givet hver deres fortolkning af HAMLET. Værkerne er en del af Kunst & Byrum projektet i Hel...
"Life in the Sound" is the theme of a large, poetic mural and a colourful humorous fish, created from scrap and marine waste. At Helsingør bus terminal, you can see a lovely mural in blue shades that tells of a world under the sea with poetry and mystery. On the King’s Quay stands a la...
The history of Elsinore told in murals A completely free and fun attraction is 5 large murals telling the history of Elsinore in magnificent, colourful and imaginative paintings that appeal to both children and adults. Explore the detail-packed representations of the Middle Ages and th...
Helsingør er sprængfyldt med små og store gallerier og kunsthåndværkere. Alt fra moderne møbeldesign til små hyggelige gallerier
Maritime transport is part of Helsingør’s DNA. You can take the car ferry with ForSea across the Sound to Helsingborg, or the Sundbussen, which carries pedestrians and cycling passengers. If you are sailing in your own boat, you’ll find excellent facilities here.
Helsingør Nordhavn (North Harbour) is a municipal yachting harbour with about 1000 berths. It was built as a fishing port and yachting harbour by the municipality of Helsingør in the years 1932-1934 and was in the beginning of the 1970 extended to its present size. Nordhavnen has an authe...
Sundbussen M/S Pernille is a small ferry which departs every hour directly from Elsinore city centre to Helsingborg city centre. The trip only takes about 20 min. Sundbusserne has a quick and easy connection for pedestrians and bikers. The good atmosphere on board makes every trip an...
Here you will find useful information for planning and use during your vacation.
Find opening hours at the tourist information, plan your holiday, see the map of the city, how to get around by public transport, read the large holiday magazine for North Sealand, and where to rent a bike? Get answers to this and more here.