Experiences you won’t want to miss
Halsnæs is an area filled with exciting sights and experiences all year round. We’ve gathered together some of the highlights here – and you won’t want to miss them.
The harbour towns, between sea and fjord, which is completely unique.
At the entrance from the Kattegat to Isefjord and Roskilde Fjord lies the charming harbour town of Hundested. The city is completely unique – a mix of the modern cultural harbour and active commercial harbour, where boats bring in the daily catch of fresh fish.
Here you’ll find a modern brewery with excellent beer, workshops with innovative glass art and furniture design that resonates worldwide alongside a traditional boatyard, net maker and a blacksmith’s forge. It’s this fun mix of intact maritime atmosphere and modern art and design that makes Hundested a very unique experience for visitors.
Visit polar explorer Knud Rasmussen’s House in the exceptionally beautiful nature near Spodsbjerg Lighthouse, and be sure to visit Lynæs, a paradise for wind and kite surfers.
And where does the city’s name come from? Once upon a time, there was an extensive stone reef here where a large number of seals lived and bred. Many Danish kings and their hunting parties would come to Hundested to hunt seals – hence the name (sælhunde = seals + sted = place).
Visit polar explorer Knud Rasmussen’s House, now a living museum located in the midst of the dramatic nature near Spodsbjerg Lighthouse. Or take a stroll around the harbour, soak up the atmosphere and visit the Sand Sculpture Festival and the many galleries, workshops and shops.
There are three harbours in Halsnæs: Hundested, Lynæs and Frederiksværk. There are also two ferry connections: Between Hundested and Rørvig in Odsherred, and between Sølager and Kulhuse in Hornsherred.
Hundested Harbour lies between bay and ocean and right in the city centre. Hundested Harbour offers a great opportunity to enjoy the beautiful scenery, while there in the old fishing port is a culture and experience harbour. In the morning the fish is landed by local fishermen, and late...
There are many beautiful places to visit in the area, but we particularly recommend that you stop by one of these small but very scenic villages.
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, find a blue flag beach and where to rent a bike? Get answers to these questions and more here.