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Babette

Orchids, white roses, starched tablecloths, abstract art and picture windows set the visual canvas for a full-on gastronomic experience, a showcase of New Nordic cuisine with classic French undercurrents. Bookings a…
Museum in Vordingborg

Danmarks Borgcenter

Set within the grass ruins of Valdemar's castle, this high-tech museum examines the site's history, as well as that of medieval Danish power, politics and castle life. Using interactive iPads, visitors can explore t…
Seafood in Vordingborg

Marina Fisk

At this great-value, unpretentious place for quick seafood dishes, you order at the counter and eat on a (hopefully) sunny terrace watching the boats bobbing in the harbour. It does a great take on the classic stjer…
Danish in Vordingborg

Cafe Oskar

Seasonal Oskar is Babette's less sophisticated little brother, providing a short, simple menu of fresh, homemade dishes in a designer-stressed old salting hut by the harbour. Lunches include made-from-scratch salads…
Cafe in Vordingborg

Cafe Borgen

In an attractively reworked historic barn right within the park that was once Valdemar's castle, this museum cafe is accessible to all, serving good coffee and Schiøtz beers (try the 5.9%, lightly citrus Gylden IPA)…
Church in Vordingborg

Vor Frue Kirke

Tucked behind the western pedestrianised side of Algade on central Vordingborg's prettiest square, the brick-built Vor Frue Kirke contains elegant frescoes in its mid-15th-century nave, and there's a 1642 baroque al…
Tower in Vordingborg

Gåsetårnet

Round, red-brick and 36m tall, the Gåsetårnet ('Goose Tower') gained its name when, in 1365, King Valdemar IV placed a golden goose on top of it. The goose was meant to mock a declaration of war made by leaders of t…