Make a holiday home in Hundested Area your home away from home
North Zealand is one of Denmark’s best kept secrets. Though it won’t be found on the bucket list of most travellers, it holds a wealth of attractions that combine to create an unforgettable experience. Apart from miles of scenic coastline dotted with lovely sandy beaches, this locale is rich in flora in the form of dense oak forests. There are also enough ancient ruins and museums in North Zealand to keep history buffs occupied throughout their stay. In the evening visitors can retreat to cosy holiday homes in Hundested Area. A number of these are beachfront properties, giving holidaymakers easy access to the fine-sanded beaches and enchanting sea views. Among the accommodation options are charming cottages surrounded by beautiful gardens, guaranteeing holidaymakers the privacy and tranquillity they need. HomeAway’s holiday homes in Hundested Area also come with such extras as pool tables, swimming pools and Internet access.
Things to do
-Beaches: Known as the Danish Riviera, North Zealand is lined with miles of sandy beaches that border the Kattegat strait. In the powdery white sands visitors will find the perfect terrain for lazy promenades or for seaside picnics. The steady winds that blow across this exposed stretch of coastline creates intriguing sand dunes. North Coast beaches are safe for swimming and there are lifeguards stationed there. For more calm beaches visitors will want to head a little further south where they’ll find the popular Oresund Coast. Fjord beaches are also found here.
-Outdoor activity: After hours of basking visitors will naturally want a bit of activity to liven up their time in Hundested Area holiday homes. Being next to the sea, they will be able to engage in such water sports as windsurfing for which they will find the perfect conditions in Lynaes. They could also do a bit of kayaking in the sea or in the fjords, or in the inland lakes. Visitors who would like to go diving in the sea will find diving shops that will provide them with guidance and gear. Golf enthusiasts will find a number of courses in which they can play as non-members.
-Museums: There are a number of museums here including one dedicated to one of Denmark’s most celebrated authors; Karen Blixen. This museum, celebrating the writer of the famous ‘Out of Africa’ novel is found in Rungsted. North Zealand is home to Denmark’s most visited museum, the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art. Apart from the many captivating pieces of contemporary art displayed along the museum’s walls, visitors can view intriguing sculptures spread out on its spacious park.
-Historical buildings: Seekers of historical treasures will want to visit Elsinore, a city on the north-eastern corner of Zealand. This is where the majestic Kronborg Castle stands. It really is a stunning piece of ancient architecture, accentuated by four elaborate tours. Inside visitors will find halls and corridors lined with tall arches and arresting artwork. The views from this castle are amazing and one can easily gaze beyond the Kattegat Strait to Sweden.
-Food and drink: There are many top class restaurants in which residents of Hundested Area self-catering holiday rentals can have their meals. The variety is astounding as apart from traditional Danish specialities, visitors can gorge themselves on French cuisine as well as delicacies from the Far East. No need to worry about cooking!
Weather in Hundested Area
This locale really does not get very warm even in the middle of summer so visitors should not book Hundested Area holiday homes expecting Mediterranean conditions. Average highs between July and August remain at 20°C. The upshot is that rainfall is very rare in these parts. The rest of the year sees temperatures average in the teens expect for winter when they can fall slightly below freezing, especially in February.
Travel to Hundested Area
Visitors to this locale will want to catch a flight to Kastrup Airport in Copenhagen as these are not hard to find. For the 40 or so miles to Hundested travellers can grab a train to Hillerod which is North Zealand’s transport hub, and make a connection to Hundested.