Best Beaches In & Around Copenhagen

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  • 1. Amager Strandpark

    Amager Strandpark
    Guillaume Baviere

    Travel time from Copenhagen: approx 0.5 hrs

    Amager Strandpark is a beach with two sides, literally. Sitting on a 2 km long artificial island there is a lagoon on one side that serves as a kids paddling pool. On the other side of the beach, there are large sand dunes and a promenade along which you’ll find people playing ball and picnicking. From the beach there are views of a nearby windmill park as well as the… read more »

  • 2. Bellevue Strand

    Bellevue Strand
    Guillaume Baviere

    Travel time from Copenhagen: approx 0.5 hrs

    Summer holidays are a big part of the way of life in Denmark – literally. Holiday time has been mandated by the Danish government since the 1930s, and since then Bellevue Strand has been one of the most popular beaches in the country. That is due in no small part to the fact it is located within a stone's throw of the capital, Copenhagen.

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  • 3. Svanemølle Strand

    Svanemølle Strand
    Bine Rodenberger

    Travel time from Copenhagen: approx 0.5 hrs

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  • 4. Charlottenlund Søbad

    Charlottenlund Søbad
    Lars Plougmann

    Travel time from Copenhagen: approx 0.5 hrs

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  • 5. Hornbæk Strand

    Hornbæk Strand
    Guillaume Baviere

    Travel time from Copenhagen: approx 1 hr

    Within an hour's drive of Copenhagen, Hornbæk Strand is both the biggest and most popular beach in the region, and with good reason. For one thing, Hornbæk Beach is as soft a sandy beach as you’ll find anywhere. Its fine-grained sand is both soothing between the toes or to bask on top of, making this a great place to relax. That sand also collects in some impressive dunes that help… read more »

  • 6. Tisvildeleje Strand

    Tisvildeleje Strand
    Kristoffer Trolle

    Travel time from Copenhagen: approx 1 hr

    Tisvildeleje Beach is one of many beaches within striking distance of Copenhagen. Around 30 km north of the city the sandy shores here sit alongside the popular holiday village of Tisvilde. The area has long been a favorite of fishermen, and an active fishing scene remains a key part of the beach's culture today. Enjoy restaurants serving up the catch of the day or sit on the beach or in… read more »

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