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Experiences in Gilleleje 2023

Experience the charming fishing village and explore the many activities, events and experiences that take place in the North Zealand town.

We have made an overview of the absolute best activities and attractions below. 

Main attraction for the whole family 

Enjoy Gilleleje Harbor

Explore the harbor, which is Zealand's largest fishing harbor with a fishing auction, ice factory, fillet factory, smokehouse, fishmongers and fishing sports.

The harbor is always full of life, where you can explore the fish restaurants, see the beautiful yachts and follow the daily fishing.  

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© Rudolph Tegners Museum & Statuepark

Cultural experience 

Rudolph Designers Museum & Statue Park

Explore the unique art museum located in the middle of the heather-clad nature area called Russia south of Dronningmølle. The museum is a monument to the sculptor Rudolph Tegner, which was planned and built by the artist himself. 

Nature experience 

Explore Nakkehoved Fyr

The beautiful guy has since 1772 warned shipping about the dangerous grounds at Gilleleje. Explore scenic Nakkehoved Lighthouse and enjoy the fantastic views of Zealand's north coast. 

At the same time, make your way past the Lighthouse History Museum, where you can learn more about the history of the Danish lighthouse system.

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© To Tops Havreholm

Active experience for the whole family

Get loose at Til Tops Havreholm

Let go of the inner child and unfold in the treetops at Havreholm. The climbing park has a lot of courses with different levels of difficulty, so there are courses for everyone - depending on the courage. 

Interactive walking route 

Kierkegaard by Nature

Take an interactive hike in Søren Kierkegaard's footsteps - and get sweat on your forehead, a wonderful nature experience and knowledge of the Danish philosopher. 

Download the Useeum app, find Kierkegaard By Nature and follow  12 km long walking route, which formed the framework for the philosopher's own walks along the north coast at Gilleleje.

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Beautiful nature area 

Explore Russia

Explore the beautiful and peaceful nature area called Russia, which stretches along Pandehave Å from Dronningmølle Strandvej in the north to Hellebjergvej by Villingerød in the south. 

Read more about the area and a wonderful hiking route for the whole family below.  

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