The Castle Route in North Sealand

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3000 Helsingør


75 kilometres focused on the castles, palaces, abbeys and ruins in North Sealand. A trip on smaller country roads and through the unique landscape that was originally used for royal hunting. A first class experience from the bicycle seat.

The castle route  - Slotsruten

The goes between Elsinore-Dronningmølle-Hillerød-Fredensborg-Elsinore and is a bicycle route between the castles, palaces, abbeys, ruins and unique Par Force Hunting Landscape of North Sealand. All in all the route is 75 kilometres, and it is suited for adventurous tourists. The route uses, in part, the North Coast Route 47 ”Nordkyststien”.

Top 5 sights on The Castle Route

  • Kronborg, Hamlet's castle and UNESCO world heritage site
  • Esrum abbey - a Cistercian abbey 
  • The Par Force Hunting Landscape in Gribskov
  • The renaissance castle Frederiksborg in Hillerød
  • Fredensborg palace – The Danish Versailles

This route is not a signposted route but an inspiration route that takes you past the special places in North Sealand, often through smaller signposted biking routes.



3000 Helsingør


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