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Best Day Trips from Copenhagen

Prerana Jamdarkhana Aug 20, 2019
Ready your vehicle, grab some food, pick-up your friends and escape to these irresistible day trips from Denmark’s capital city to take a break from your daily routine. It's high time!

Kronborg Castle

A 45-minute train ride from Copenhagen will take you to this castle; used by Shakespeare for his famous play ‘Hamlet’ and now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Frederiksborg Castle

Amidst Baroque-style gardens and a lake nearby, is the the early 17th century Dutch Renaissance-style Frederiksborg Palace, now a Museum of National History.

Egeskov Castle

Two-hour away by road is Egeskov Castle, one of Europe’s finest Renaissance palaces exhibiting historic artifacts, surrounded by nearly 300 year old hedges and mazes.

The Cliffs of Møn (Møns Klint)

Soaring white chalk cliffs above Baltic Sea, south of Copenhagen, are protected for flora-fauna. Not far is Stevns Klint, another geologically remarkable place to visit.

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The third largest city of Sweden is an hour drive away across the gigantic Øresund Bridge that connects Denmark and Sweden.

Church of Our Lady

The stunning church with five rising towers and equally beautiful interiors lies nearly an hour away from Copenhagen.


Hop on your bike, ride for 12 km to walk the cobbled streets with colorful houses and fish your heart out in this lovely village.


Drive for 90 minutes and you will enter the flat island of Lolland, popular for Knuthenborg Safari Park, historic churches and beautiful beaches.

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Den Blå Planet

Not far from Copenhagen's Kongens Nytorv station is the aquarium with spectacular coral reefs, Amazonas echoing the ecosystem and The Ocean Tank containing 4 million liters of sea water alive with hammerhead sharks, moray eels, and other ocean creatures.

Louisiana Museum of Modern Art

Museum with scenic views, housing over 3500 incredible works of Pablo Picasso, Henry Moore and other renowned artists, is not far from the city.