Make a holiday home in Slagelse Area your home away from home
Travellers looking for a glimpse into the days of Vikings can do no better than head to West Zealand. Here they will find an abundance of relics from that golden era of Scandinavian history in museums and other locations. They will also find quaint villages where the slow pace of life hasn’t changed for centuries. The western reaches of Denmark’s largest island also boast beautiful landscapes including spectacular beaches. From their holiday homes in Slagelse Area holidaymakers can enjoy these delights and more. HomeAway has a great range of neat bungalows for visitors, all tucked amid lush vegetation. In addition Slagelse holiday homes are equipped with a range of facilities for visitors’ luxury and entertainment including satellite TV and Internet access.
Things to do
-Medieval ruins: Holidaymakers who find themselves in West Zealand will want to make their way to the town of Kalundborg. There is a fortified town here which encloses ruins from as far back as the 12th century. The remains of houses, castles and churches from hundreds of years ago are found in what is known as The High Town. One of West Zealand’s top attractions is the Roskilde Cathedral where the remains of some important Vikings lie along with those of many kings and queens of yore. It is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
-Museums: Slagelse Area holiday home residents who wish to further brush up on their history can visit the Holbaek Museum in the town of Holbaek. Artefacts that depict life in this locale all the way from the stone age to the present day are on display here. The buildings that house the museum date back to the 17th century as well. Art lovers will find contemporary works on display at the Galleri Stokholm and they can even take home the piece that captivates them. There is also an American car museum in the town of Hong
-Nature walks: There are marked trails at places like Kalve Bog and the Ladegards Woods where holidaymakers can become one with nature. The latter is home to a number of wild animals including deer and wild boars. Several sign-posted cycling routes are available for those wishing to explore West Zealand’s amazing landscapes on two wheels.
-Outdoor activity: Other than hiking and cycling through the lush greenery, visitors can go kayaking in West Zealand’s inland lakes or try their hand at fishing. The area is known for its carp population and even amateur anglers are bound to get lucky. Those into golf can work on their swing while surrounded by soothing scenery at the Holbaek Golfklub.
-Food and drink: Holidaymakers in Slagelse Area self-catering holiday rentals can skip cooking and grab a bite at one of the diverse eateries in this locale. They can get anything from fast food to authentic Danish cuisine. The Rosnaes Kro serves mainly fast food but one can also get great coffee there. Other decent mid-range eateries include La Bon Bofhus and Restaurant Linden.
Weather in Slagelse Area
Like the rest of West Zealand, Slagelse enjoys temperate weather that is cool for most of the year. Most holidaymakers arrive in between July and August, seeking to profit from the warmer temperatures that average about 22°C. But those making their way to Slagelse Area holiday homes at this time of year should know that this is also the rainiest time of year in these parts with rainfall averages being recorded at close to 60mm.
Travel to Slagelse Area
The easiest way to get to Slagelse Area holiday rentals is to take a flight to the Copenhagen Airport, which are widely available on commercial airlines throughout the year, and then taking a train ride to Slagelse. Trains to this town from the Danish capital are available every hour.