Best Things To Do in Helsingor, Denmark

Have you ever visited a new place and felt ‘wow’ about it? For many visitors, it happens at Helsingor.

Helsingor may not be as popular as other cities in Denmark, but don’t let that fool you. Helsingor is a smaller but beautiful upcoming tourist destination that is worth a visit. You will be surprised by some of the unique things to do and places you can explore at this hidden destination.

You might wish to revisit it someday again, to take a break and relax at Helsingor.

If you have plans to visit Denmark and are not sure if Helsingor should be included in your itinerary, keep reading. In this list, we have put together some of the things to do in Helsingor and around. We have a hunch that if you include this city in your travel plans, you will be thrilled you did so.

Tourist Attractions in Helsingor

Here is the list of things to do in Helsingor and tourist attractions in city.

  1. Cathedral Of Saint Olai

    Address: Sct Anna Gade 12, 3000 Helsingor, Denmark Phone:+45 49 21 04 43

    The red brick Cathedral of Saint Olai, towers over the medieval centre of Helsingor. The building of this Cathedral began in the 1200's, back then it was the size of a Village church. It was finally completed in 1559.
  2. Cafe Le Fil De Rasoir

    Address: Helsingør

    Other excellent restaurants are Café le fil de Rasoir, Helsing Bar & Matsalar, Olson’s skafferi and Papi Bistro & Njutbar. 
  3. Sofiero Slotts Restaurang And Restaurang Gastro

    Address: Sofierovägen 57 250 19 Helsingborg, Sweden +46 42 14 04 40

    - The restaurant boat S/S Swea is located by Kungstorget and equipped like a luxury cruiser of times gone by. La Petite serves French delicacies, and if you long for Italian, you should visit Trattoria Linetti. Other excellent restaurants are Café le fil de Rasoir, Helsing Bar & Matsalar, Olson’s skafferi and Papi Bistro & N...Read more
  4. Danish Maritime Museum At Kronborg

    Address: Kronborg 1 3000 Helsingor, Denmark +45 49 21 06 85

    The Museum has exhibitions on the Danish merchant fleet, the history of navigation to Greenland and the Danish West Indies as well as a variety of changing exhibitions. The Museum Shop opens one hour before and closes 30 minutesafter the Castle.   
  5. The National Museum Of Science And Technology

    Address: Helsingor

    It is in the south end of town, demonstrates the advancement of science, industry and technology. There is a large collection of steam engines, bicycles, motorcycles and antique cars. A display of developments in aviation is also on display and includes an airplane built in 1906. Included are more than 30 airplanes. <!--[if !supportLineBreakN...Read more
  6. Lake Esrum

    Address: Helsingør

    Just west of Helsingor lies Lake Esrum. It is Denmark’s second largest lake. There are stunning natural surroundings with a bird sanctuary, barbeque sites and bathing areas. It’s a great place for sailing, canoeing, kayaking and fishing.  <!--[if !supportLineBreakNewLine]--> <!--[endif]-->
  7. Helsingor Cemetery

    Address: Helsingør

    Helsingor Cemetery is beautifully situated with a view across the Sound. There are lovely monuments and the graves of French soldiers from the First World War. <!--[if !supportLineBreakNewLine]--> <!--[endif]-->
  8. Helsingor City Museum

    Address: Sct Anna Gade 36, 3000 Helsingor, Denmark Phone:+45 49 28 18 00

    Herluf Trolle’s Renaissance estate features a large model of Elsinore AD 1801 among other things. Exhibition about the town’s old the archaeology of the town, Herluf Trolle’s dance hall, 800 years of architectural designs in Helsingor and the Baroque ceiling in Stengade.  
  9. Marienlyst Palace And Park

    Park, Palace

    Address: Helsingør

    Do you want a break from your mundane schedule? If this is what you need, then you can plan a short visit to this park which is full of greenery and colorful flowers. This place is very special to the children because of its nice and well-decorated playgrounds. The visitors will get a unique experience of the beauty from the top of the castle. Y...Read more