Experience Helsingør (Elsinore)
On holiday in Helsingør (Elsinore)
Helsingør is deeply rooted in history, and the town is renowned throughout the world for Kronborg castle and Shakespeare's Hamlet. However, there is also summer romance to be had in fashionable Hornbæk, there is beautiful countryside for an active holiday, as well as an abundance of activities for children.
The unique profile of Helsingør has been created over 400 years, with the customs tax payable by ships passing through the Sound and Shakespeare’s Hamlet at its hub.
Today all this history is part of the Kulturhavn Kronborg harbour, which offers such experiences as Kulturværftet, the Maritime Museum of Denmark, and Kronborg castle. The harbour links the old Renaissance castle with Helsingør town centre in an inspirational meeting between history and modernity.
Put briefly: Helsingør is the perfect place for a holiday!
Hotels, hostels, holiday houses, bed and breakfast, camping.
Helsingør Municipality offers a wealth of different accommodation options. VisitNorthZealand has collated an overview of the overnight accommodation throughout Northern Zealand. You can search for specific possibilities, for example in Helsingør, Hornbæk or in Snekkersten.
You can book any of the fabulous activities available in Helsingør direct from your own home.
Whether you want to visit one of our many cultural institutions, take a cycle trip, eat at a restaurant, or enjoy a health spa, you can book online or buy a ticket at Visit NorthZealand below.
Find inspiration for your holiday in Helsingør
Helsingør is a town of culture and events, deeply rooted in history. The town is renowned throughout the world for Kronborg castle, Shakespeare’s Hamlet, and the customs tax payable by ships passing through the Sound, which formed the basis for the town’s wealth for more than 400 years. Today, the hub of the town is the Kulturhavn harbour, which includes Kulturværftet, the Maritime Museum of Denmark, and Kronborg castle, and which links the old Renaissance castle with Helsingør town centre in an inspirational meeting between history and modernity.
Home of Hamlet
In 2016 Helsingør will celebrate 400 years since the death of Shakespeare and the 200th anniversary of the world’s oldest Shakespeare tradition at Kronborg castle. Come and enjoy a festival with world-class theatre, film and music.