Elsinore is a culture city with deep roots in history. World famous for Kronborg
Castle, Shakespeare´s Hamlet near Øresund, which was the basis for the
city´s prosperity for more than 400 years. In recent times was focused on
Elsinore Shipyard - now converted to Culture
Yard, a dynamic cultural center with concerts, theater, main library, etc.
The Culture harbor, which is under construction with particular the new Maritime
Museum, connects the Kronborg
Castle with the center of Elsinore in an inspiring meeting between past and
Elsinore is one of the best places for Angling,
sea fishing and deep sea fishing
Elsinore - Hamlet´s and The Sound Dues city: Welcome to Elsinore Historical City Walk
Elsinore is, historically, an international city with a dramatic history. With only about four kilometers to Sweden across the Sound has the city since the Middle Ages been a ferry town, one castle town and a Sound Dues city, with a unique story that inspired William Shakespeare to write his most famous spectacle play, Hamlet.
Like pearls on a string is the one preserved and lovingly restored building after another in a right-angled, chessboard-like street grid from Erik of Pomerania - 1400s. Each house's architectural appearance shows stylistic features 14-1500 century to the present.
The route tells how the Sound Dues 400 years ago made Elsinore to one of Europe's and Denmark's leading cities and inspired William Shakespeare to write his most famous spectacle play, Hamlet. - Read about Hans Christian Andersen's childhood, upbringing and schooling in Elsinore from 1828 - 1829. - Elsinore's strategic location and importance for shipping and trade. Of course there will be places where you can stop and take a break, eat and quench your thirst. . Below is a map with a basic route marked with dashed lines. Each attraction is marked with a sign and a number. You can read more about all the sights by beating up on that number, and you can read more about all the attractions
in Elsinore and the surrounding area.
Do you think the proposed route is too long, cut in half if necessary. over two days, the first day
point 1 to 5 and 16 to 20. The next day you can start at Elsinore City Museum,
point 6 and proceed to step 15, Hans Christian Andersen's Latin School, - you can also start from behind or use the booklet as a "beat up" on the individual attractions. - Each attraction is described with Number, Address and GPS
.Danish and Nordic food and gastronomy:
Danish open sandwiches on dark bread - read more about Danish food culture, Danish lunch (by the way,? are you wondering why Danes eat dark rye bread), read here
taste of Denmark
If you have Mobile Phone, you can download/open this City Walk folders on
Elsinore on a segway
Discover this beuatiful old town on a segway – nice and easy and a lot of fun.