Top things to do

Top Choice Castle in Hillerød

Frederiksborg Slot

One of Denmark's most impressive buildings, this gigantic, Dutch Renaissance–styled fortress-palace rises proudly out of photogenic moat-lake Slotsø. Access is free to the impressive central courtyards and huge, bea…
Cafe in Hillerød

Café København

There are several cafes, bars and an Irish pub on the central square but Café København is the pick of the crop for its views across the lake towards the castle and for serving luscious scoops of Hansens ice cream.
Danish in Hillerød

Spiesestedet Leonora

In a historic cottage that's semi-hidden among Frederiksborg Slot's outer bastions, Leonora is a fine place for top-quality smørrebrød lunches, a luxury burger or a few more interesting hot dishes, including fruit-s…
International in Hillerød

Café Vivaldi

As they always seem to manage, the Vivaldi people have found themselves a prime terrace position right in the middle of Hillerød's main, sloping town square. As with each of their branches, the food is reliable cafe…
Music in Hillerød

Organ Concerts

There are free concerts on the priceless organ in the dazzling castle chapel most summer Sundays at 5pm.