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You must see this, when you visit North Sealand

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Whether you are into royal castles or monasteries, fascinated by wild nature, keen on cycling, or want to go to a museum, North Sealand is a good choice. Here we give you our best advice on what to see when you visit the area.

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Frederiksborg Castle Gardens
Photo: Tine Uffelmann
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Frederiksborg Castle Gardens

Frederiksborg Castle Gardens are an important part of the experience you get when visiting Frederiksborg Castle in Hillerød. The Castle Gardens consist of two very different gardens: The Baroque Garde...

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Frederiksborg Castle | Museum of National History
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Frederiksborg Castle | Museum of National History

Frederiksborg - a unique Renaissance castle in Scandinavia. Picturesquely located in the centre of the castle lake in Hillerød lies Frederiksborg Castle, the largest in Scandinavia. This unique Renais...

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Louisiana Museum of Modern Art
Photo: Ann Jørgensen
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Louisiana Museum of Modern Art

The Louisiana Museum of Modern Art is a leading international art museum and an absolute top attraction in Denmark. Art, nature and architecture combine in a total experience that attracts guests from...

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Backhaus Brown
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Backhaus Brown

Backhaus-Brown - Working glass workshop, gallery & shop.

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Fredensborg Palace
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Fredensborg Palace

Fredensborg Palace is the regents most used residence. The beautiful 18th-century baroque palace was built as a hunting palace for Frederik IV and is today often the setting for large official state v...

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Fredensborg Palace Gardens
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Fredensborg Palace Gardens

Fredensborg Castle Garden is Denmark's most magnificent garden, a unique royal baroque garden. In
You will find a unique insight into Danish history, architecture, gardening, and sculptural art in the ...

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Nivaagaards Collection
Photo: Ann Jørgensen
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Nivaagaards Collection

Nivaagaards Malerisamling (the Nivaagaard Collection) by the North Sealand Oresund coast is an exquisite experience for art lovers. The rather small museum has a special atmosphere of “hygge” (cosines...

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Munkeruphus - Contemporary art in historic artist homes
Photo: Nikolaj Danielsen
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Munkeruphus - Contemporary art in historic artist homes

At Munkeruphus art, architecture and design meet in beautiful surroundings directly to Oresund at the coastline between Gilleleje and Dronningmølle.

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Nordmandsdalen - The Norsemans' Valley

Sculptures in royal gardens often depict gods and goddesses of antiquity. But in Fredensborg Castle Garden you can see a unique attraction: 70 sandstone sculptures of regular fishermen and farmers, as...

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Tothavens farm and shop
Photo: Birk Feilberg
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Tothavens farm and shop

Outside the old fishing village of Kikhavn, adjacent to Ullerup forest and 1 km from the gentle waves of the Kattegat, lies the friendly little visitor farm Tothaven.

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Rudolph Tegner's Museum & Statue Park
Photo: Daniel Villadsen
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Rudolph Tegner's Museum & Statue Park

Walk around in the heathery hills between the statues of powerful men and women. Continue into the museum which resounds as a cathedral and watch the sculptor's enormous artworks in plaster, marble an...

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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 ...

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Melby Common & Liseleje Plantation
Photo: Daniel Villadsen
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Melby Common & Liseleje Plantation

Melby Overdrev is the largest heath on Sealand and one of the most distinctive and exciting natural areas in Halsnæs. Take a walk, look at plants and insects, or bring your swimwear and jump into the ...

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The par force hunting landscape in North Sealand
Photo: Peter Leschly
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The par force hunting landscape in North Sealand

The Par Force Hunting Landscape is a UNESCO-World Heritage. Store Dyrehave (the Great Deer Park), Gribskov and Jægersborg Dyrehave (Jægersborg Deerpark) is designed as a stage for the great act unfold...

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Knud Rasmussen's House
Photo: Sarah Green
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Knud Rasmussen's House

Knud Rasmussen’s House is located close to the beautiful Spodsbjerg Lighthouse and with a fantastic view over the Kattegat Here, the great polar explorer worked in between his many and long expedition...

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Spodsbjerg Lighthouse
Photo: Daniel Overbeck
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Spodsbjerg Lighthouse

Spodsbjerg Lighthouse is located in a partially protected area with steep coastal slopes and hilly regions. From Spodsbjerg, there is a magnificent view over the Kattegat towards Hesselø.

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Museum of Lighthouse History | Nakkehoved Lighthouse

Visit Nakkehoved Lighthouse and the Lighthouse History Museum and enjoy the impressive sea view over the Kattegat and the Sound from the lighthouse's top.

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The Gunpowder Works Museum in Frederiksværk
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The Gunpowder Works Museum in Frederiksværk

The Gunpowder Works Museum is an exciting attraction for both adults and children. The gunpowder mills are lined up in the beautiful landscape along the canal that runs through Frederiksværk town.

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Troldeskoven - Denmark's oldest pine forest
Photo: Daniel Overbeck
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Troldeskoven - Denmark's oldest pine forest

The crooked and gnarled old pine of the Troldeskov can be dated all the way back to the 18th century. As you move around the forest, you get the feeling of being part of an adventure.

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Esrum Abbey and Mill
Photo: Daniel Villadsen
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Esrum Abbey and Mill

In the 1200th century, Esrum Abbey was the centre of the Order of Cistercians  in Denmark. Today, events for children and adults are arranged all year round in order to experience life in the Middle A...

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Ecological Village Dyssekilde
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Ecological Village Dyssekilde

In North Sealand, between Frederiksværk and Hundested, you will find one of Denmark's oldest ecological villages, Økosamfundet Dyssekilde.

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Rusland | A hilly heathland
Photo: Tine Uffelmann
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Rusland | A hilly heathland

Russia is called the area around Rudolph Tegner's Museum and Statue Park.

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