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Rågeleje -Seafront and striped beach houses

Photo: Tine Uffelmann

A classic boardwalk with iconic beach huts and views of the sparkling blue sea.

Rågeleje is one of the traditional historic seaside resorts on the North Coast. Here you’ll find stately old summerhouses on the slopes high above the coastal road, and the beach is lined with huts featuring the boldly coloured stripes that are so characteristic of Rågeleje.

The coastal road follows the beach for a long way, and Rågeleje is probably the place in North Zealand where you can drive closest to the sea and truly experience the wind and weather. When it is very windy, the area has plenty of kite and windsurfers to watch.

In addition to the beach, Rågeleje is surrounded by wonderful nature. On the heather-clad hills at Heatherhill, the sheep graze during the summer season, and there are lovely walks here with amazing views as a reward. In winter, the hills are perfect for sledding in the snow. And year-round, the slopes facing the water are a prized destination for paragliders.

Just south of Rågeleje is Maglehøje with 10 burial mounds from the Bronze Age, where a 1.3-kilometre path takes you round them all.

Beach, sea and unspoiled nature

The bracing sea air, the long sun-filled days on the beach and lovely walks on the heather-clad hills of Heatherhill. Nature is Rågeleje’s absolute main attraction.

Rågeleje Beach

Rågeleje Strand Stretch of sand with small beach huts and on-duty lifeguards during the high season.

Heatherhill – heather, hills and original nature by Kattegat

Heatherhill is an open preserved natural reserve with beautiful grass and heathery hills which resemble the Scottish highland. However, Heatherhill lies in North Sealand near Rågeleje with impressive slopes of 15-20 metres facing the beach and Kattegat. Experience a piece of the original N...


Unspoiled sand and stony beach situated in the scenic area Heatherhill 300 m from the beach in the direction of Vejby, is an ice-cream booth. Here you also find the public toilets.

Discover the area

Jump on a bike and explore the coast and back country around Rågeleje. You’ll find plenty of exciting art, history and gastronomic experiences here.

Glass Blow - Rågeleje Glaspusteri

Rågeleje Glaspusteri ligger i Rågeleje, der er en af de klassiske badebyer på den Nordsjællandske kyststrækning

The North Coast Bicycle | Route 47

A signposted cycle route through small cosy coastal towns and seaside resorts between Elsinore, Gilleleje and Hundested along the coast of North Seala...

Atelier Mads Th. Haugsted

Mads Th. Haugsted has over the years exhibited in institutions, art associations and censored exhibitions in Denmark and the Nordic region. The...


Rågeleje means »Rook's Boat Berth«. Råger is certainly identical with the long-gone town of Roka, made up of a few farms and named in the Codex Esrome...

All that fresh air gives you an appetite

Fish and seafood, white tablecloths or tasty sausages on the barbecue? See where you can get a good table or buy quality produce.

Restaurant Havgaarden

The heart of Havgaarden Badehotel is in our kitchen, where we serve European cuisine, with a weakness for Italien dishes - only using fresh carefully ...

Restaurant Søstjernen

Savour the smell of sand and the sea in this simple, yet stylish restaurant located almost on the beach itself. Here you can enjoy exquisite fish d...

Restaurant og Cafe Ved Stranden

Restaurant with Sea-view. Also Grill- and Icebar.


Sausage products primarily from free-range animals. Sausage produced on site. We put animal welfare and meat quality very high.

And you’ll get a great sleep!

Some love camping, while others think renting their own holiday flat is the ultimate pleasure. In and around Rågeleje there’s something for everyone and every budget.

DCU-Camping Rågeleje

Peaceful and child-friendly camping site for families who want to have a pleasant time and enjoy the countryside. The site is located close to fore...

Rågeleje Klit Holiday center

Holiday centre with 20 apartments in 3 different sizes for 2 to 6 persons, situated right next to the sea. Can be rented by the week or by the day. A...


Havgaarden Seaside Hotel - We look forward to welcoming you Pure pleasure and peace - Escape from your everyday life. Located 200 meters from the s...

B&B Hulhøjgård

Bed and Breakfast du Nord ligger på Hulhøjgård i Nordsjælland, tæt på de fine strande i Tisvilde, Vejby og Rågeleje og områdets mange attraktioner. ...

Practical information

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 this and more here.