Top Choice Castle in Hillerød

Frederiksborg Slot

The impressive Dutch Renaissance-styled Frederiksborg Slot spreads across three islets on the castle lake, Slotsø. The oldest part of the castle dates from the reign of Frederik II, after whom it is named. His son C…
Top Choice Cathedral in Roskilde

Roskilde Domkirke

Not merely the crème de la crème of Danish cathedrals, this twin-towered giant is a designated Unesco World Heritage site. Started by Bishop Absalon in 1170, the building has been rebuilt and tweaked so many times t…
Top Choice Museum in Roskilde

Viking Ship Museum

Viking fans will be wowed by the superb Viking Ship Museum, which displays five Viking ships discovered at the bottom of Roskilde Fjord. The museum is made up of two main sections – the Viking Ship Hall, where the b…
Top Choice Castle in Helsingør

Kronborg Slot

The Unesco World Heritage-listed Kronborg Slot began life as Krogen, a formidable tollhouse built by Danish king Erik of Pomerania in the 1420s. Expanded by Frederik II in 1585, the castle was ravaged by fire in 162…
Top Choice Museum in Helsingør

M/S Museet for Søfart

Ingeniously built in and around a dry dock beside Kronborg Slot, Denmark's subterranean Maritime Museum merits a visit as much for its design as for its enlightened, multimedia galleries. The latter explore Denmark'…
Museum in Roskilde

Museum for Samtidskunst

Housed in the elegant 18th-century Roskilde Palace (built to be used by Christian VI whenever he was in town) is this surprisingly cutting-edge contemporary art space. Exhibitions lean towards new media, with often …
Museum in Roskilde

Roskilde Museum

Delve into Roskilde’s rich history, from the Stone Age through Harald Bluetooth’s legacy and the first railway in Denmark.
Museum in Helsingør

Danmarks Tekniske Museum

Southwest of the centre on an industrial estate, Danmarks Tekniske Museum displays innovative technological inventions from the late 19th and early 20th centuries: early gramophones, radios, motor vehicles and aerop…
Cathedral in Helsingør

Sankt Olai Domkirke

Surrounded by lime trees, handsome, red-brick Sankt Olai Domkirke is a Gothic cathedral built in 1559. Eclectic features include an over-the-top white-and-gold altarpiece (one of Denmark’s largest at 12m high), an o…
Museum in Køge


Køge’s Museum of Art in Public Spaces, Køge Skitsesamling is a unique entity, displaying not the artists’ finished work, but the notes and scribblings, sketches, models and mock-ups that built up into the final piec…