Discover Sjaelland Denmark

Zealand is the largest island of the Danish archipelago. It is linked to Kattegat in the north and to the Baltic Sea in the south. The capital, Copenhagen, is not the only interest of the region. To the north, along beautiful beaches, is the imposing kings' domain. The old stones, the historical sites and the houses covered with sand make this region so rich. The town of Roskilde, to the west, is the capital of Viking archaeology. The Viking's boat museum near the port and the cathedral, where no less than 20 kings and 17 queens are buried, must be visited. To the south, the impressive cliffs and the traditional thatched roof villages are part of the charms of Zealand. In addition to this, there are numerous castles in the region such as Konborg at Helsingor, where Shakespeare set the stage for Hamlet, and the Frederiksbourg Castle in Hillerod.

  • Sjaelland , The island of Zealand, or Sjælland in Danish , Denmark
    The island of Zealand, or Sjælland in Danish

    High cliffs and white sand beaches await visitors in Zealand, Denmark's largest island.

    © Roland Gerth / age fotostock
  • Sjaelland , The cliffs of Zealand , Denmark
    The cliffs of Zealand

    The nature on the island of Zealand is diverse.

    © Roland Gerth / age fotostock
  • Sjaelland , A secluded beach on Zealand , Denmark
    A secluded beach on Zealand

    In today's Danish, Sjael means soul.

    © Alan Kraft / 123RF
  • Sjaelland , Kronborg Castle on Zealand , Denmark
    Kronborg Castle on Zealand

    Kronborg Castle is a tourist attraction on Zealand.

    © Gunter Kirsch / age fotostock
  • Sjaelland , Frederiksborg Castle in Hillerød , Denmark
    Frederiksborg Castle in Hillerød

    Zealand is by far the most populated island in Denmark.

    © Michael Kupke / age fotostock
  • Sjaelland , Kronborg Castle on the seafront , Denmark
    Kronborg Castle on the seafront

    There are many castles to be discovered on Zealand.

    © Jonn / age fotostock
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