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					k alundborg                         –   your scenic destination




    Sejerø · Nekselø · Røsnæs · Vesterlyng · Havnsø · Bjerge Strand · Reersø · Tissø




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    A selection of events in Kalundborg
    There’s something going on in the
    Kalundborg area all year around.
    Music fills the air in the summer, and in
    winter there’s Christmas Market and
    Santa Race.



                                                events
                                                30/31 May and 1 June 2009
                                                art at Whitsun

                                                22 and 29 July, 6pm–10pm
                                                renaissance evening

                                                23 to 26 July 2009
                                                esbern snare festival week

                                                31 July and 1 August
                                                kalundborg rocker
                                                (music festival)

                                                8 and 9 August 2009
                                                open island – reersø

                                                9 August, 11am
                                                5 tower Marathon kalundborg

                                                15 and 16 August
                                                veteran days at birkendegaard

                                                15 and 16 August
                                                Cars at lerchenborg

                                                August
                                                Høng summerrock

                                                16 September, 6pm
                                                Mineslund eco-run
                                                kalundborg

                                                12 December
                                                santa run

                                                12 and 13 December
                                                Christmas market in
                                                kalundborg




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                                                                                                                                                         WelCoMe to kalundborg


                                              Kalundborg – your scenic destination
                                                                       Nature, culture and plenty of opportunities to be active whilst on
                                                                       your holiday. West Zealand is something of an “undiscovered” corner
A bracing swim, building
                                                                       of Denmark, where you will come across the type of authentic
sandcastles, catching
                                                                       experiences that cannot be booked from home.
crabs and sunbathing in
                                                                       This is where white-tailed sea eagles have their young and soar
snug hollows in the dunes.
                                                                       majestically over Tissø lake.
The beaches here have
                                                                       This is where local artists exhibit at roadside galleries, and where
something for everyone.
                                                                       local meat and fresh vegetables can be purchased in farm shops.
                                                                       This is where brewery horses and junk that has probably seen better
                             Excellent food is part of a great         days change hands at local horse and flea markets.
                             holiday. We have happy geese,             The nature is all around you, and there is so much of it that you can
                             organic cows, fresh vegetables            have the experience to yourselves.
                             and tasty ostriches from the              In this brochure, we have highlighted some of the experiences you
                             green hills of Zealand.                   can have on a holiday in West Zealand.


                                                                                                                           Take the ferry to a small
                                                                                                                           island and feel the special
                                                                                                                           peace and quiet. The
                                      Jump on your bike, or buckle
                                                                                                                           islands of Nekselø and
                                           your walking boots, and
                                                                                                                           Sejerø are just a short and
                                         spend a day or a week out
                                                                                                                           pleasant ferry trip away.
                                           in the countryside. Slow
                                      right down and have time to               Experience our delightful villages
                                       appreciate every last detail.        with their original inns and churches,
                                                                               where the half-timbered buildings
                                                                                       have their own tale to tell.
                                                                              And if you are in the mood to shop,                                           History is all around you
                                                                                Kalundborg has plenty to offer in                                           as you drive through the
                                                                                  the way of shops along its cosy                                           magnificent scenery of West
                                                                            pedestrianised shopping street and at                                           Zealand, with its dramatic
                                                                                 the town’s new shopping centre.                                            Ice Age landscapes and
                                                                                                                                                            burial mounds.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Walking
                                                                                                                                                                       Here, you really are in

Put on your walking boots                                                                                                                                              the heart of the coun-
                                                                                                                                                                       tryside, surrounded by
                                                                                                                                                                       the scent of the flowers
                                                                                                                                                                                                  PatHs in tHe area
                                                                                                                                                                                                  the round asnæs path
                                                                                                                                                                                                  The route starts at the car park where
                                      A walk is an excellent way of getting some exercise and fresh air, and it can take you                                           and the sounds of the      the road ends.
                                      to places that can only be reached on foot.                                                                                      insects.                   the round røsnæs path
     Walking tours                                                                                                                                                                                Several routes start from the car parks.
                                      And fortunately, we have plenty of those; our paths lead through deep forests, long                                              You decide when it’s
     The Danish Rambler’s Associa-
     tion has arranged around 50
                                      stretches of beach, protected areas of natural beauty, beach meadows and areas of                                                time to stop and enjoy     the round reersø path
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Start at the car park in the town.
     walks in West Zealand in 2009.   heath land.                                                                                                                      the view, stretch out
     Find them at www.dvl-vestsj.
     dk or obtain a leaflet at the    You can follow the path out to the tip of Asnæs or Røsnæs or walk along the banks                                                your hand and pick a       the round skarresø lake path
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Start at Skarresø Camping or Jyderup
     tourist office.                  of Tissø lake. You might even see one of the white-tailed sea eagles hunting by the                                              blackberry or pick up a    station.
                                      lake.                                                                                                                            stone from the beach.      the round nekselø path
                                      You can also jump on the ferry to one of the small neighbouring islands. Sejerø is                                                                          Take the ferry from Havnsø. There are
                                                                                                                                                                                                  two marked routes here.
                                      ideal for walks, partly along small roads, partly along coastline.
                                      Or spend a day walking around nekselø.                                                                                                                      around sejerø
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Take the ferry from Havnsø. There are
                                                                                                                                                                                                  good walks along the beaches/main
                                                                                                                                                                                                  roads, or go on a bike ride on the main
                                                                                                                                                                                                  roads.

                                                                                                                                                                                                  Paths on eskebjeg vesterlyng
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Two marked routes, start from the car
                                                                                                                               A walk can take a couple of hours,                                 parks.
                                                                                                                               half a day, a whole day – or perhaps
                                                                                                                                                                                                  vollerup
                                                                                                                               even a week.                                                       Park just past Saltbæk Camping. Path
                                                                                                                                                                                                  through young plantation and out to the
                                                                                                                               There are several accommodation                                    beach.
                                                                                                                               options along the routes.
                                                                                                                                                                                                  bjergsted hills
                                                                                                                               In many places, there are shelters                                 Park in the car park on Bjergsted Byvej.
                                                                                                                               and primitive campsites with free                                  Path across scenic hills.
                                                                                                                                                                                                  www.sns.dk
                                                                                                                               access to all. Hostels and bed and
                                                                                                                                                                                                  sjællandsleden
                                                                                                                               breakfasts are also scattered                                      A fantastic walk from Sjællands Odde in
                                                                                                                               throughout the area – so plan your                                 the north to Næstved in the south.
                                                                                                                                                                                                  The walk is divided into stages of 7-15
                                                                                                                               trip from home and book where you                                  km in length (in some cases 20 km) and
                                                                                                                                                                                                  takes you through the most beautiful
                                                                                                                               are going to stay.                                                 landscapes, past villages, smallholdings,
                                                                                                                               Find shelters and primitive campsites                              estates, dykes and burial mounds.
                                                                                                                                                                                                  You can walk for two months if you so
                                                                                                                               at www.friluftskortet.dk or ask for                                choose, or maybe a week or just one day.
                                                                                                                               help at the tourist office.                                        Buy a detailed map at the tourist office.
                                                                                                                                                                                                  www.sjaellandsleden.dk

                                                                                                                                                                                                  Jyderupstien
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Stretches from Hjembæk to Tystrup-Ba-
                                                                                                                                                                                                  velse. Suitable for walks and bike rides.
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Leaflet/map at the tourist office.



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                                                                                                                                                                                                       floWes and gardens
                                                                                                                      Bloming gardens
                                                                                                                      Let yourself to be intoxicated by the scent of the English roses. Enjoy the
                                                                                                                                                                                                       birkegårdens Haver
                                                                                                                      colour palette of all kinds of exciting flowers in neat colour sections. And
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Tågerupvej 4,
                                                                                                                      feel the peace and serenity of the Japanese garden with its fine pebble          Tågerup
                                                                                                                      beds and bonsai trees – simplicity and symbolism.                                4291 Ruds Vedby
                                                                                                                                                                                                       www.birkegaardens-haver.dk
                                                                                                                      Walk under the flowering pergolas, admire the dead straight hedges and
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Birkegårdens Haver is open every
                                                                                                                      relax on the sun terrace by the small lake while the children feed the fish.     day from 9 April to 27 September,
                                                                                                                      Birkegårdens Haver consist of eight different garden sections, each with         from 10am-6pm.
                                                                                                                      their own theme, from the Danish/English garden, the Japanese-inspired           Every year, a large Midsummer’s Eve
                                                                                                                      garden, the prairie garden with grasses and drought-tolerating flowers to        party is held at Birkegårdens Haver.
                                                                                                                      the monastery garden with raised beds full of fragrant herbs for all the         At Christmas, the gardens are ador-
                                                                                                                      senses and medicinal herbs. A beautiful hand-forged bridge leads you             ned with 120,000 electric lights.
                                                                                                                                                                                                       There are plenty of Christmas
                                                                                                                      across Bjørnvad Å river from the Danish/English garden and into an oak           goodies on offer and a wonderful
                                                                                                                      wood, where beautiful rhododendrons grow.                                        Christmassy atmosphere.

                                                                                                                                  Remember to allow plenty of time – there is a lot for the children   Christmas opening times:
                                                                                                                                      to get through before they’ll be happy to come home again.       At weekends from 21 November to
                                                                                                                                                                                                       20 December from 2pm-7pm.




A beautiful destination for
all the family
                                          The kids will love it
                                          The animal pen is full of petting animals. There are two tame donkeys,
                                          Hansel and Gretel, and cuddly little ponies, super soft angora goats,
                                          sheep, dwarf goats and the sweetest rabbits.
                                          New additions this year are a tame fallow deer and a little alpaca lama,
     birkegårdens Haver
                                          which can be found wandering around the pen and the woods. They like
     Every year, different artists
     exhibit in the artists’ garden.      nothing better than a carrot and a chat. And if that’s not enough, a tame
     This year, the artists are Annette   stag has also moved into the garden. Amalie the pot-bellied pig is both
     Ravn, who is exhibiting inspiring
     figures and creatures, and Frede-    cuddly and clever and loves to do tricks.
     rik Holdgaard who is exhibiting      Birkegårdens Haver also has two playgrounds, crazy golf and pathfinder
     stone and bronze sculptures.
                                          tasks, which lead the children all the way around the gardens.


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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              CyCling and Walking tours - fresH air and exerCise


Holiday on two wheels
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Cycle through a changing landscape – in some places
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  land and water merge, in others, the coastal landscape
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  slopes sharply and steeply. Ride through idyllic har-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  bours, cosy villages, dramatic Ice Age landscapes and                               Henrik djernis has two
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  to the big towns.                                                                     favourite routes from
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  The routes have been planned to allow you to experi-                              Kalundborg. One of them
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  ence the many stories of the area along the way.                                  takes you past Svenstrup
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  and out to Saltbæk Strand
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    beach on the small roads
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 through lovely fresh, young
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         on your bike!                                                           plantations.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   The other route takes you
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         “Our part of the world has plenty to offer in the           out to Asnæs, which has
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         way of cycling experiences on small, relatively         some fantastic countryside
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   the klostersporet trail in Kalund-    paths,” says Henrik Djernis, former mountain bike         ly without too many hills.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   borg is a technical route offering
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         and cycle cross world champion. He lives in Ka-
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   along small, winding tracks, in and   bike: “There are also flat routes that are ideal for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   out of the trees in Klosterskoven     families with children, and hilly routes that are
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      CyCling MaP                                                                                                                                                                                                                  wood.
      routes in and around kalundborg
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         more challenging.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   The route is firm most of the way
      Find everything you need for a cycle                                                                                                                                                                                         round, but can be muddy and
      ride in and around Kalundborg.                                                                                                                                                                                               clayey in places when it is damp
      The guide contains nine routes that                                                                                                                                                                                          and has rained. The length of the
      have been planned to ensure that                                                                                                          Feel the wind in your hair and breathe in all the scents and aromas carried by     route can be varied from approx.
      you get the best out of your cycle                                                                                                                                                                                           3 km to 6 km, depending on which
      ride. All routes are round trips, i.e.                                                                                                    it - the fragrant flowers on the roadside, the cows in the field, the sea breeze   trail you take. The route starts
      they start and end at the same place.
                                                                                                                                                and the warm smell of dried grass and summer’s day.                                from the car park on Lerchenfeld-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   vej, close to the hospital.
      · precise maps                                                                                                                            When you cycle, the holiday goes so slowly that there is time to experience
      · reliable route descriptions
      · maps of towns and areas
                                                                                                                                                everything and to stop off and enjoy the view.                                     At www.gpsies.com you will find
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   around 10 MTB routes in and
      · accommodation options                                                                                                                                                                                                      around Kalundborg. Routes/maps
      · plus a wealth of information to
        help you along the way.                                                                                                                 Plan the route to suit you – holidays are not supposed to be a punishment drill    can also be found at:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   www.sns.dk.
                                                                                                                                                after all.
      The guide can be purchased at the
      local tourist offices.                                                                                                                    There are plenty of good paths in our area, so you will be able to find a
      Price: DKK 50.00, EUR 7.00                                                                                                                beautiful route that takes a couple of hours, a whole day or a week.
      www.visitkalundborg.dk                                                                                                                    Find some exciting places to stop for a break; enjoy your packed lunch or
                                                                                                                                                refreshments whilst enjoying the view.

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                                                                                                                                           sea and batHing beaCHes
                                                          All the materials you
                                                        need to build fantastic
                                                                                                                                     beaCHes in the
                                                          sandcastles are here
                                                                                                                                     kalundborg area
                                                           just waiting for you,

                               Splash in the waves!
                                                                                                                                     gisseløre strand
                                                       but remember to bring a                                                       partly sandy beach, close to the
                                                             bucket and spade.                                                       town
                                                                                                                                     vollerup strand
                                                                                                                                     partly pebble beach, bathing jetty,
                                                                                                                                     close to a holiday cottage area
                                                                                                                                     saltbæk strand
                                                                                                                                     sandy beach with bathing jetty
                                                                                                                                     eskebjerg vesterlyng
                                                                                              Bring your fishing                     a particularly child-friendly sandy
                                                                                              net and bucket                         beach, with islands at low tide and
                                                                                                                                     free-roaming horses and cows
                                                                                              with you to the
                                                                                                                                     beach by asnæs power station
                                                                                              beach: children                        sandy beach
                                                                                              love catching                          Melby sønderstrand
      a string with a hook and                                                                                                       partly sandy beach
                                                                                              little creatures
      a crushed mussel attached                                                                                                      ugerløse strand
                                                                                              and looking at
      to it is perfect for catch-                                                                                                    sandy beach with cliffs
                                                                                              them.                                  svallerup strand
      ing crabs.
                                                                                                                                     sandy beach – close to a holiday
      It is quite a thrill to                                                                                                        cottage area
                                                      Sandy beaches, bathing beaches, child-friendly beaches, pebble beaches
      nudge a giant crab into                                                                                                        bjerge nordstrand
                                                      – we have all kinds of beaches. If you’ve got the children, we’ve got the      sandy beach and bathing jetty,
      your bucket and learn to
                                                      beaches.                                                                       close to a holiday cottage area
      hold it by the edge of its
                                                      Some with sand that’s just the right texture for making sandcastles, sand-     bjerge sydstrand
      shell. Ask at the tourist                                                                                                      a particularly child-friendly sandy
                                                      pies and other cool construction works. When the water recedes as the tide     beach, with islands at low tide,
      office about Blue Flag
                                                      ebbs, there are fun “deserted sand islands” here that the children can head    close to a holiday cottage area
      activities.                                                                                                                    reersø nordstrand
                                                      to on an expedition.
                                                                                                                                     sandy beach, beach volley court,
                                                      Other beaches invite adults to take a relaxing swim. And if you have           close to a holiday cottage area
                                                      pebble collectors in the family, we also have exciting beaches with pebbles    Mullerup strand
                                                      smoothed by the waves.                                                         sandy beach
                                                                                                                                     drøsselbjerg strand
                                                      If you think life’s a beach, you’ve come to the right place!                   pebble beach with bathing jetties,
                                                                                                                                     close to a holiday cottage area on
                                                      We have beaches for every taste – some lie along the shores of the Great       high ground
                                                      Belt, others bordering the Kattegat Sea. The water is fresh. There is no un-   sejerø/bellevue
                                                      dercurrent and there are no holes, and although it can of course be windy,     sandy beach

                                                      the waves do not get so high as to stop you bathing.                           røsnæs
                                                                                                                                     on the north side there is a fanta-
                                                                                                                                     stic beach with smooth pebbles.
                                                      Our coast offers good opportunities for windsurfing, and there are also
                                                      plenty of good places for angling.                                             Find the beaches on the map,
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Close to nature



              Summer fun
              There are far-reaching skies in the municipality of
              Kalundborg. The countryside is right on your doorstep and
              offers a multitude of delightful experiences. From riding
                                                                                                                                                                                                         stone tours
              cross-country on Icelandic ponies, sailing in sea kayaks and
                                                                                                                                                                             They are big, they are small and they
              windsurfing to walks, or perhaps even a night in a shelter?
                                                                                                                                                                                are all different colours. The waves
              And don’t forget to check what the nature guides have plan-
                                                                                                                                                                                   have been playing with them for
              ned. There are trips up to the lighthouse on Røsnæs penin-
                                                                                                                                                                               millions of years – and the sand has
              sula, there are mouse tours, stone tours and flower tours,
                                                                                                                                                                                 rubbed them smooth and lovely to
              and there is a Blue Flag station, where you can catch fish
                                                                                                                                                                                                              touch.
              and crabs and learn about marine
                                                                                                            blue flag activity                                                   When stones are polished, you can
              life.
                                                       PrograMMe                                                                                                            ‘read their history’ – whether it is old
              Bird watching trips are also a
                                                       – suMMer fun                         It wriggles with life when the net                                                 lava or a piece of a mountain range
              good option – and there is plenty
                                                      Summer activities for the whole          is pulled up. A lesser pipefish, a                                                  or seabed with traces of the first
              of opportunity to fish.                 family.
                                                         See www.visitkalundborg.dk            zander, five sand-hoppers and a                                                visible animal life dating back half a
                                                         or get the brochure ”Summer          couple of prawns are tipped into                                                                         billion years.
On your horse!!                                          fun” at the local Tourist office
                                                         from June.                         the tank for people to have a look                                                 So you also learn about the history
                                                                                                          at and ask questions.                                              of the Ice Age and the geological hi-
There is something so wonderfully intense                Horses
                                                                                                                                                                              story of the earth on the stone tour.
about experiencing nature on horseback!                  roved Horsemanship                                                         Crabs
                                                         Flinterup Mark 8
You do not need to have riding experience                DK-4480 Store Fuglede                                                      You jump with excitement when a
                                                                                                                                                                              On the stone tour at Røsnæs, you’ll
– the horses will no doubt behave                        Tel. +45 5959 8085                                                         large crab finally grabs the bait on
                                                         www.rovedhorsemanship.dk                                                                                            come away with your pockets full of
themselves.                                                                                                                         the line that you have spent the last
                                                         Find the blue flag station at                                                                                         stones. Large pockets are a must!
Ride to the beach, or ride on the paths at
Røsnæs.
                                                         Havnsø Harbour, or join the
                                                         nature guide for a guided walk
                                                                                                                                    half an hour dangling in the water.
                                                                                                                                    Slowly but surely you pull it in, and   Mousetour
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Sea kayaks
                                                         along the beach.
                                                                                                                                    the crab comes with it! Under the       We see what the                             Our area is perfect for sea
                                                         Calendar of events                                                         fellow with a net, and voila the crab   25 traps have                               kayaking. Depending on which
                                                         (available at tourist offices)
                                                                                                                                    is in your bucket.                      caught and                                  way the wind is blowing, you will
                                                                                                                                                                            release the mice again once we have         always find protective coasts and
                                                                                                                                    When the crab’s shell becomes too       had a look at them. There is a chance       delightful bays. A calm summer’s
                                                                                                                                    small for it, it crawls out of the      of seeing the bank vole, the yellow-        day is perfect for rowing to
                                                                                                                                    ‘hatch’ at the back and hides under a   necked mouse, the wood mouse, the           Nekselø from Havnsø.
                                                                                                                                    rock until the new shell has grown.     shrew and the field mouse.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                          Culinary Holiday exPerienCes


A holiday taste experience!                                                                                                                                                                                           find tHe farMs
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Helsingehus frugtplantage
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Vinde Helsingevej 45, 4281 Gørlev
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      (A22 halfway between Slagelse and
                                                                                                                                                                    taste tHe loCal                                   Kalundborg)
buy local delicacies direct from the countryside
                                                                                                                           Eco cows
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Open: daily 8am to 6pm
                                                                                                                                                                    sPeCialties                                       www.helsingehus-frugtplantage.dk
If you would like to see where your steak comes from, or perhaps let
                                                                                                                                                                    Havnsø ny badehotel
your children pat a cow, a trip out to one of the local farm shops is                                                                                               Havnevej 3, Havnsø                                Mineslund
                                                                                                                           The Mineslund estate is beautifully      4591 Føllenslev                                   Asnæs Skovvej 38, 4400 Kalundborg
a must. This is where you will find top quality produce sold straight
                                                                                                                           situated at the far end of the Asnæs     www.havnsohotel.dk                                (on the far end of Asnæs
from field to fork.                                                                                                                                                                                                   peninsula near Kalundborg)
                                                                                                                           peninsula near Kalundborg.               reersø kro                                        Open: Monday-Saturday from 10am-3pm
Meat, fruit, vegetables and wonderful delicacies such as cold pressed                                                                                               Strandvejen 46                                    www.mineslund.dk
                                                                                                                           The meat sold in the farm shop at Mi-    4281 Gørlev
oils, honey and spices can add colour and flavour to your holiday.
                                                                                                                           neslund comes from the estate’s own      www.reersoekro.dk                                 kragerup gods
If you would rather let the chef take care of the preparation, we have                                                                                              restaurant gisseløre i/s                          Kragerupgaardsvej 33, 4291 Ruds Vedby
                                                                                                                           organic cattle that graze in the green
a long list of restaurants where you can taste the local produce.
                                                                                  Freshly picked                           hills at Asnæs and Røsnæs.
                                                                                                                                                                    Radiovej 2
                                                                                                                                                                    4400 Kalundborg
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      (on the A225 between Jyderup and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Slagelse)

                                                                                  fruit                                    “The shop is laid out in such a way      www.restaurant-gisseloere.dk                      Farm shop open: everyday from

                                          Highland cattle                                                                  that our customers can watch as the      spisehuset / Sejerøferie
                                                                                                                                                                    Kongstrupvej 19
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      10am-2pm, closed on Saturdays.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Weekend breaks and large Christmas
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      market 2nd weekend in November.
                                                                                  Helsingehus frugtplantage is a well      butchers are cutting up the meat,        4592 Sejerø
                                          At kragerup gods, you can buy                                                                                             www.sejeroferie.dk
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      www.kragerup.dk
                                                                                  established fruit orchard that has       making sausages or taking the meat
                                          fantastic meat and cold cuts from the                                                                                     Café edderfuglen
                                                                                  been run as an orchard for 70 years,     out of the smoking oven, and that is     Røsnæsvej 460
                                          estate’s highland cattle.
                                                                                  with four generations as owners          something that most people find very     4400 Kalundborg
                                          Highland beef is flavourful and lean;                                                                                     www.edderfuglen.dk
                                                                                  during this time.                        interesting,” explains the owner of
                                          the free-range life of the cattle,                                                                                        kaptajn nemo
                                                                                  “The majority of our production con-     Mineslund, Eirik Vinsand:                Havnepladsen 12, Havnsø
                                          which graze all year round, is what
                                                                                  sists of apples and pears, but we also   The entire estate is open to the pub-    4591 Føllenslev
                                          makes the meat so tasty.
                                          Buy the meat frozen as sausages or
                                                                                  grow strawberries and potatoes and       lic – you are welcome to go into the
                                                                                                                                                                    www.culinary-heritage.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Wine from Røsnæs
                                                                                  also have quite a few vegetables,”       stalls and go for a walk in the fields
                                          big steaks for the barbecue.                                                                                                            dyrehøj vingaard                Normally, Røsnæs experiences approx.
                                                                                  explains Inge Nielsen, who runs the      and woodland.                                          Open vineyard and guided tour
                                          The salamis are a unique, low-fat                                                                                                                                       100 hours of sunshine more than the
                                                                                  place together with her husband.                                                                of the vines:
                                          delicacy, also sold directly from the                                                                                                   13 August, 6pm.                 national average. This is exploited by
                                                                                  The orchard sells its own fruit and
Free-range geese                          farm shop.
                                          Make sure you allow plenty of time
                                                                                  vegetables in addition to seasonal
                                                                                                                                                                                  13 September (all day)
                                                                                                                                                                                  6 October, 6pm.
                                                                                                                                                                                  Booking not necessary. Just
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Dyrehøj Vingaard (vineyard), which has
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  planted a 2-hectare vineyard in the
                                                                                  plants such as bulb plants, summer                                                              turn up at the vineyard at
Sejerø’s free-range, eco geese are in     when visiting the estate as you are                                                                                                                                     hope of becoming a wine and grape
                                                                                  flowers and decorative greenery, etc.                                                           6pm. Price DKK 100.
a class of their own. The fresh sea air   also welcome to go for a walk in the                                                                                                                                    producer.
that makes the grass on the island        grounds.
salty, and wandering in the hills         Enjoy the peace and quiet under the
makes the geese especially tasty.         huge trees, go for a walk around the
Taste the geese at the local restau-      moat and the beautiful buildings –
rants or buy them via the website         and have a chat with the highland
www.horsekar.dk                           cattle with their enormous horns.

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                                                                                                                                                                                     tissø· lille åMose · seJerø · birds all year



Go bird watching!
                                                                                                                           WHere to see tHe birds
                                                                                                                           tissø
                                                                                                                           In the summer, there is always bird life at
                                                                                                                           the south end of Tissø, where you stop at
                                                                                                                           the car park and go for a walk along the road
                                                                                                                           and look out over the lake. Birds can also be
                                                                                                                           spotted on the east coast by Selchausdal Gods
                                                             Get the kids together, grab a pair of binoculars and
                                                             perhaps slip a bird book into your bag – then you are well
                                                                                                                           manor.
                                                                                                                           Visit Fugledegård’s visitors’ centre on the
                                                                                                                           main road on the west side of the lake. There
                                                                                                                                                                                            Two-metre wing span!
                                                             equipped for a spot of bird watching, which is a fun way of   is a bird watching tower here, offering a good                   If you are lucky, you will see the local white-tailed sea
                                                                                                                           view over the lake.
                                                             getting out into the countryside. There are guided tours,                                                                      eagles. They breed at the neighbouring lake, Skarresø, but
                                                             but naturally you can also head off under your own steam.     On the east side of Tissø, there is a small                      from time to time they can be seen at Lille Åmose and
                                                                                                                           deciduous wood, Klinteskoven. The nightin-
                                                                                                                           gale sings here from mid May to mid June.                        Tissø, where they hunt for fish, ducks and coots.
                                                                                                                           You can park in the car park in the middle of
                                                                                                                           the wood.

                                                                                                                           The otter is a threatened species, but can
                                                                                                                           still be found in the Halleby Å river system
                                                                                                                           and at Tissø.
The black guillemot on Sejerø                                                                                              lille åmose
                                                                                                                           At Lille Åmose, on the road between Tissø
One of Denmark’s largest colonies of black guillemot lives on                                                              and Strids Mølle mill, there are birds all year.

Sejerø. In 2008, 120 pairs bred on the island.                                                                             reersø
If you want to see the black guillemot, you will need to get up                                                            On the tongue of land out to Reersø, there
                                                                                                                           are areas of shallow water teeming with
early and set off for Lindehoved near the southern point of the                                                            birds. A bird watching tower has been
island.                                                                                                                    erected at Flasken, which allows you to
                                                                                                                           survey the area.
The black guillemots remain in the colony until around 10                                                                  Try the long walk from Ornum Strand beach
                                                                                                                           all the way out to Hallebyåen river on the
o’clock. They then fly out to the fishing grounds at sea.                                                                  other side of Flasken, where you can get
Don’t stay for too long as the birds daren’t fly up to the
nesting holes in the cliff when people are standing nearby.
                                                                                                                           closer to the birds.
                                                                                                                           The shallow ford between the Reersø penin-         Birds at the Lake Tissø
                                                                                                                           sula and Zealand is surrounded by shallow,
                                                                                                                           wet beach meadows. The birds flock to the          Tissø covers an area of approx. 12.3km²
                                                                                                                           area at low tide.
                                                                                                                                                                              and is the fourth largest lake in Denmark.
                                                                                                                           vesterlyng                                         This means that water birds that are not
                                                                                                                           The sizeable area of wetland Tranevejle at
                                                                                                                           Vesterlyng attracts wading birds all year          normally seen in Danish lakes come here.
                                                                                                                           round, and there is a rich bird life all over      Spring and autumn are dominated by
                                                                                                                           Vesterlyng.
                                                                                                                                                                              migratory birds and Tissø is one of the
                                                                                                                           røsnæs                                             places in Denmark that attracts the most
                                                                                                                           Røsnæs is ideal for walks for the purpose
                                                                                                                           of bird watching – along the beaches,              greylag geese – up to 3,500 were seen
                                                                                                                           eiders bob on the waves and the shrike is          there on one autumn day.
                                                                                                                           just one of the birds breeding in the
                                                                                                                           woods. You will see the most birds near            Canada geese, bean geese and whooper
                                                                                                                           the far car park in the autumn and                 swans can also be seen in the cold period,
                                                                                                                           at Fyret (the lighthouse)
                                                                                                                           in the winter.                                     in flocks of several hundred.

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                                                                                                                                                               stories in tHe landsCaPe



                                        The landscape tells its own story
                                         If we go back in time, 18,000 years, or thereabouts…
                                         Åmosen bog is covered by a three-kilometre thick layer of ice. The ice is
                                         mixed with soil, stones, clay and gravel, and it is black.
                                                                                                                     Tirs Sø
                                         Over the course of many thousands of years, the ice has melted and          The name tissø is well over 1,000
The very moment that the
                                         refrozen – perhaps 30 times.                                                years old and probably comes from
archaeologists discovered the fine
                                         This has caused the enormous ice masses to become displaced. When it        the god of war Tir or Ty in Nordic
little figure of thor’s goats
                                         was cold, the ice moved forwards and when it became warm, the ice mo-       mythology. It was he who stuck his
– Toothgrinder and Toothgnasher –
                                         ved back – as the ice masses pressed, pushed and grated the landscape       hand in the mouth of the Fenris Wolf,
at Tissø, the skies opened, there was
                                         into shape, the vast quantity of water gushed out, taking the soil, clay    and had it bitten off.
an enormous clap of thunder, a flash
                                         and stone with it.                                                          It is said that if you drink the water
of lightning and the rain began to
                                         To the east, the water was stopped in its tracks by the hills in the        of the lake on Midsummer’s Eve,
pour. Could it have been Thor…?
                                         landscape known as lateral moraines. These lateral moraines were the        nothing bad can happen to you that
Can be seen at the museum.
                                         remains of a previous glacial push.                                         year!
                                         Here, in front of the lateral moraines is where Store Åmose formed.
                                         After a few more millennia, the lateral moraines could no longer with-
                                         stand the pressure. They gave way to the large quantity of water, which
                                         then gushed on eastwards, and helped to carve out Lille Åmose.
                                         Finally, the ice melted. The vast quantity of water, mud, stones and
                                         clay formed deep ditches, through which the water ran towards the sea,
                                         forming Halleby Å river.                                                           Prehistoric man used the large
                                         Elsewhere in the vicinity lay a colossal mountain of dead ice, i.e. ice        migrating rocks left behind by the
                                         that cannot move. The weight pushed the ice down into the landscape,          ice approx. 15,000 years ago to tell
                                         and when the climate changed and became warmer, a kettle hole was                    ”stories” with rock carvings.
                                                                         formed - the large, deep lake, Tissø.
                                                                                                                        In 2007, the rughavestenen stone         the tissø necklace dates back to
                                                                       the gubbestenen is a colossal migration            was found near Vesterlyng. Here,         the Viking Age (late 900s). It is
                                                                       rolling stone with approx. 20 large and       close to Sejerø Bugten bay, where the         approx. 31cm in diameter and is
                                                                       many small, insignificant cup-shaped            sun sets over the sea, a fine picture     composed of four, double-twisted
                                                                       indentations. Legend has it that the stone          of a ship and a sun symbol were            lengths of gold. It is made of
                                                                       was thrown towards Ubby Church by a            carved into the rock over 3,000 years     almost pure gold and weighs 1,830
                                                                       troll, whose finger marks are imprinted in                                       ago.        g. When it was made, the Tissø
                                                                       the stone.                                           This can be seen at Kalundborg          necklace was worth around 500
                                                                       Path access from Klovby.                                                     Museum                   cows – a vast fortune.

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                                                                                                                                                              kalundborg · its History at a glanCe




        grave sites beneath the
                                    Esbern Snare’s town
                                    It is the end of the 12th century. Up on a hill overlooking Kalund-           esbern snare drew the lines in the
   central tower – close to the     borg Fjord, one of the greatest men of the period, the burly Esbern            sand and designed the town walls,
altar – have been popular with      Snare – Absalon’s elder brother and blood brother of Denmark’s King            the redoubt and the streets of the
     nobility through the centu-    Valdemar – lives in his newly built fortress.                                  town which was to grow up around
      ries. Grave after grave was   Down in the well protected natural harbour he is able to enjoy the               his fortress. If you go up to Høj-
  dug in the floor of the church    view of his great fleet of warships whilst keeping a look-out for            byen, you will find Adelgade and the
       – closer and closer to the   enemies approaching by sea.                                                  two streets that run along the town
large columns that support the      Together with the fortifications in Vordingborg, Nyborg, Korsør,                  wall, exactly where Esbern once
                                                                                                                                                                                                  exPerienCe
  tower. And in 1827 the inevi-     Sprogø and Copenhagen, Esbern’s fortress in Kalundborg protected                       determined they should be.
                                                                                                                                                                                                  kalundborg’s
   table happened: the founda-      the coastlines from Wendish pirates.
                                                                                                                                                                                                  History
  tion subsided and the central     The town of Kalundborg grew up around Esbern Snare’s fortress.
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Go for a walk around
 tower collapsed. Miraculously,                                                                                                                                                                   Højbyen and see the lovely
                                    For the first few centuries of its existence, the town remained                                                                                               old houses.
  it fell outwards, between two
                                    within the protective town walls. As the town grew, it expanded                                                                                               Visit kalundborg Museum:
     of the other towers, and no
                                    skywards. All the houses therefore had two storeys – if you look up                                                                                           here you will find a model
                    one was hurt.                                                                                                                                                                 of Kalundborg from the year
                                    at the first floor of the lovely old houses in Højbyen, you will see                                                                                          1650.
  In 1870, a nationwide collec-
                                    that the upper floor extends out over the lower floor in many places.                                                                                         See also the collections of
  tion was organised to finance                                                                                                                                                                   the many historical finds
                                    This was an architectural device to create more space in a town                                                                                               that the earth yields each
    the rebuilding of the tower!                                                                                                                                                                  time excavations are carried
                                    where space was at a premium. Several houses are from the 15th and
                                                                                                                                                                                                  out in Kalundborg
                                    16th centuries. Højbyen in Kalundborg is one of the best-preserved                                                                                            www.kalmus.dk
                                    medieval towns in Denmark.                                                                                                                                    Visit kalundborg kirke
                                    Later, craftsmen moved outside the town walls, followed by the                                                                                                (church).
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Visit galleri bispegården
                                    merchant’s houses to give them more space. (And no doubt also
                                    to avoid paying duty at the town wall; tax evasion is not a recent
                                    phenomenon!)
                                                                       the five-tower church was originally
                                                                          Esbern Snare’s idea. But it was his
                                                                        daughter Ingeborg who was actually
                                                                          behind the building of the church.                                                  kalundborg comes from the word
                                                                            Esbern died in 1204, and at that                                               Kaalund, or jackdaw grove. Jackdaws
                                                                                                                                                             are part of the town’s new symbol.
                                                                            time the art of kiln-firing bricks
                                                                                                                                                          Kaa (which rhymes with “raw”) is the
                                                                             had only just reached Denmark.                                                         old Danish word for jackdaw



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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     art


Art in beautiful surroundings                                                                                                                                                                                                     galleries
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  see local galleries at
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  www.visitkalundborg.dk
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  /go/gallerier


                                      Visiting the interesting exhibition venue bispegården in Højbyen,
                                      Kalundborg, really is a quite unique experience.
                                      Art becomes the building and the building becomes the art.
                                      Built back in 1401, the rustic rooms with crooked angles and raw walls
                                      have been carefully restored to accommodate a modern gallery.
                                      There are exhibitions of the work of professional artists all year, with
                                      six to eight private views a year.
bispegården was originally the        Paintings, watercolours, silk screen printing, sculptures, installations,
residence of the catholic bishop of   glass, textiles and photography – the exhibitions aim to cover all forms
Roskilde and was first mentioned in   of art.
1401, but the building is probably
older than that.
                                      Bispegården’s premises are so beautiful and unique that many of the
                                      artists who exhibit there produce works with the premises in mind, and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Art in the town
During the Reformation in 1536,       this is what makes the exhibitions such a unique experience.                                                                                                                 Vandringsmanden (The Wanderer) on
Bispegården became the property       At all of the exhibitions, the art is for sale.                                                                                                                              the gable wall above the local news-
of the throne and functioned as the                                                                                                                                                                                paper Kalundborg Folkeblad in Bred-
town hall of Kalundborg until 1854,                                                                                                                                                                                gade was painted by Jørgen Haugen
                                                   PrograMMe
after which it was allowed to fall                                                                                                                                                                                 sørensen. The gable painting on
                                                   for tHe year:
into disrepair.                                                                                                                                                                                                    Solskinspladsen in Kordilgade was
                                                   2 May–15 June
                                                                                           suMMer exHibition                                                                                                       painted by ib geertsen.
                                                                                                                                         Inspired by nature
                                                   bettina schori, ole akhøj.
Bispegården has been owned by the                                                          bispegårdsgruppen is a group of six local                                                                               The beautiful jackdaw statue on
                                                   20 June–2 August:                       artists who, in the summer 2009, will be
Municipality of Kalundborg since                   bispegårdsgruppen.                      exhibiting at Bispegården together with two                                                                             the roundabout as you drive into
                                                                                                                                         “It can be the light and colour of a beautiful sunset. It can be rocks,
1917 and was renovated in                                                                  selected ‘guest artists’.                                                                                               Kalundborg was sculpted by erik
                                                   15 August to 20 September:                                                            stones, cloud formations, or an interesting branch or some rusty
1978/81 and converted                              ole sporring.                           Jeppe Juul Jensen paintings and graphics.                                                                               Heide.
                                                                                                                                         scraps of iron at the edge of the beach.”
into an exhibition venue.                          3 October to 8 November (incl. autumn   sculptor Jesper neergaard beautiful,          Impressions from nature are the main source of inspiration for the
                                                   half-term holiday)                      clean-cut marble sculptures.
                                                   al Masson, dorte Jelstrup, Julie                                                      renowned artist Grete Balle, who lives and works in Kalundborg:
Today Bispegården is run by Kalund-                sass, Marianne therese grønnow.         glass master Jørgen karlsen glass art.        “However familiar I am with the nature in the area, the expression,
borg Kunstforening (art associa-
                                                   21 November until                       lis lindkvist collages.
                                                                                                                                         light and colours are changing all the time, forming the impressions
tion), which is responsible for the                3 January 2010:                                                                       depicted in my pictures.”
exhibitions.                                       Hanne linde, Marina Pagh.               didder geisler naturalistic paintings
                                                                                           – a modern interpretation of the landscape.   grete balle has been working with weaving for many years and has
                                                   bispegården                                                                           also been painting for the past 20 years.
                                                   Adelgade 6, DK-4400 Kalundborg          grete balle abstract nature paintings.
                                                                                           finn lerchenfeldt (guest) mixed media         Some of her local works can be seen in Viskinge Church and Værslev
                                                   Opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday
                                                   11am–4pm, closed on Mondays.
                                                                                           sculptures.                                   Church, and she exhibits at the Bispegården summer exhibition.
                                                   Free admission to all exhibitions.      anne fabricius Møller (guest)
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                                                                                                                                       røsnæs · rougH and Wild – and enCHantingly beautiful


Heaven and sea!
                                                                                                  Croak, croak! – the low-pitched
                                                                                                  song of the fire-bellied toad
                                                                                                  resounds across the lakes from
                                                                                                                                                                            go on a Walking
                                                                                                  May until August.
                                                                                                                                                                            tour
                                                                                                  The waterholes in the area were
                                   Røsnæs is a nature experience in a class of its own. Here                                                                                There is a basic ramblers’ trail
                                                                                                  restored in 2000, and fire-bellied                                        that is about 5 km in length.
                                   there are gentle green hills, dramatic slopes, waterholes                                                                                The trail is signposted with
                                                                                                  toads were brought in from
                                   with salamanders and fire-bellied toads, and a fantastic                                                                                 yellow dots on stones, trees
                                                                                                  Nekselø.                                                                  and poles. At high tides,
                                   view across the Great Belt.                                                                                                              beach trails may be
                                                                                                  Large and small salamander are
                                   The entire outer tip of the long isthmus at Røsnæs – 200                                                                                 submerged, but there is also
                                                                                                  also found in the area.                                                   the option of walking on
                                   hectares altogether – is designated as a nature reserve.                                                                                 paths at the top of the
                                                                                                                                                                            inclines.
                                   The big slopes on the southern side of the naze at Vinde-                                                                                See maps in the car parks.
                                   kilde have been used as a common since time immemorial                                                                                   Further information:
                                   – and jungle-like scrubland and a fantastic profusion of                                                                                 www.friluftskortet.dk
                                   flowers, not to mention insects, adders, grass snakes, sand
røsnæs lighthouse was built
                                   lizards and salamanders can be found here. The area was
between 1844 and 1846. The
                                   given protected status in 1924 as one of the first nature
500 watt light source is 25                                                                                                                                                flowers
                                   conservation areas in Denmark.                                                                                                          Saxifrage, sea pink, hoary
m above sea level, and under                                                                                                                                               plantain and cowslip are
                                   “The flowers on the common are not the product of
clear conditions, the cone of                                                                                                                                              found on the southern slopes of
                                   farming, but have survived since the earliest times. They                                                                               Røsnæs.
light is visible more than 40                                                                                                                                              The dry, sunny hilltops have
                                   are found on soil that has never been ploughed, and where
km away. The lighthouse tower                                                                                                                                              steppe vegetation such as rock
                                   grazing livestock have kept the grass, scrub and bushes                                                                                 roses, thyme, dwarf everlast,
is not accessible to the public.                                                                                                                                           field wormwood, meadow
                                   under control like their wild ancestors before them,”                                                                                   anemone, catstail and dropwort.
                                   explains Morten Lindhard, the nature guide.                                                                                             Remember: leave the flowers
                                                                                                                                                                           where they are – the area has
                                   Nature conservation takes top priority on Røsnæs.                                                                                       many vulnerable and protected
                                                                                                                                                                           species.
                                   Morten Lindhard observes the flowers year by year. He
                                   notes with concern that the scrubland looks set to cope
                                                                                                                                                                           birds
                                   better than the rare wild flowers.                                                                                                      Some migratory birds spend
                                   As the scrubland spreads, the flowers give up. And re-                                                                                  the spring and autumn here.
                                                                                                                                                                           Circling buzzards are often
                                   moving the scrub doesn’t help, once it has smothered the                                                                                seen on sunny autumn days.
                                   flowers, because it leaves soil that flowers cannot grow in.                                                                            Common eider are seen bobbing
                                                                                                                                                                           up and down on the waves off
                                   “We prune the budding scrub each winter, where the                                                                                      the coast.
                                   cows have given up. At the same time, we are considering                                                                                Among the breeding birds are
                                                                                                                                                                           the red-backed shrike and the
                                   experimenting with mixed grazing, supplementing the                                                                                     red-necked grebe.
                                   cows with goats or deer, for example, which – unlike cows                                                                               The whitethroat is the
                                                                                                                                                                           charac teristic bird of this open
                                   – have ’scrub’ very much on the menu.”                                                                                                  country, and the rosefinch is
                                                                                                                                                                           often seen.


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                                                                                                                                                                                    reersø · art, nature and village idylls


Idyllic village
                                                                                                                                                                                                        11 kM of beautiful
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Countryside
                                                                                                                                                                                                        A good path runs all the way around Reersø
                                                                                                                                                                                                        – suitable for walks, runs or cycling, as the
                                                                                                                                                                                                        mood takes you.
                                   Reersø’s narrow streets and half-timbered buildings, which date back to the 17th                                                                                     The path all the way round is 11 kilometres
                                                                                                                                                                                                        long, and there is a map in the car park in the
                                   and 18th century, have miraculously survived without being ravaged by fire despite                                                                                   centre of town, where you can get an idea
                                   their easily ignitable thatched roofs.                                                                                                                               of where the paths go and perhaps select a
                                                                                                                                                                                                        shorter route.
                                   “It’s almost like an open air museum here – except you won’t find us going about                                                                                     The peninsula has distinctive and extremely
                                                                                                                                                                                                        beautiful scenery.
                                   our business with straw in our clogs,” says Jon Mortensen, who guides tourists                                                                                       Towards the east (Zealand), there are three
                                   around the town in the summer months, telling the many local stories as he goes.                                                                                     areas of wetland, Flasken, Skiften and Vejlen,
                                                                                                                                                                                                        with wading birds, ducks and interesting flora
Reersø is known for its tailless   Park in the car park in the centre of town and soak in the atmosphere! And don’t                                                                                     – further south
cats, which are said to have       forget to walk down to the harbour, which is a little way outside the village.                                                                                       you can the Great Belt Bridge.
                                                                                                                                                                                                        To the west, the path leads you up 19-metre
lived on the island for 200                                                                                                                                                                             high cliffs, which are a popular destination
years.                             The island…                                                                                                                                                          for anglers.
                                                                                                                                                                                                        On the beaches, you stand a good chance of
They might have come to            It is completely natural for people on Reersø to refer to it as “the island”.                                                                                        finding fossilised squid tentacles and oyster
Reersø from the Isle of Man in     Up until relatively recently, water separated the two islands, and this no doubt                                                                                     shells.
   the Irish Sea after a ship-     contributed to the independent nature so characteristic of the island’s inhabitants.     Art and crafts                                                              Along the road to Reersø, there are picnic
                                                                                                                                                                                                        areas at Fugletårnet, Fårehuset and Gravlund-
       wreck in the Great Belt.    Over the course of time, a tongue of land formed, over which horse and carts could                                                                                   stenen.
                                                                                                                            Reersø is known for its unique artists’
                                   pass, even though it was often submerged. The first proper road was built in 1852.
                                                                                                                            environment, and the galleries and artists’                                 bird watching from the tower
                                                                                                                            studios are open all year.                                                  On Reersøvej, there is a bird watching tower at
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Flasken near Reersø.
                                                                                                                            A trip to Reersø is an ideal opportunity to                                 Flasken is where Halleby Å river opens into
                                                                                                                            visit the ‘island’s’ many studios and galleries                             the Great Belt and, together with Reersø Vejle
                                                                                                                                                                                                        and the surrounding areas, is an important
                                                                                                                            and see exhibitions of paintings, graphics,                                 haunt for ducks, geese and wading birds, e.g.
                                                                                                                            ceramics, glass, amber and utility crafts.               Eat lunch at the   the northern lapwing is regularly seen in the
                                                                                                                                                                                                        meadows in front of the tower, and the area is
                                                                                            oPen island                     There is also a car museum with American          harbour; the fish shop,   home to a colony of breeding herons.
                                                                                            At the annual ÅBEN Ø (open      cars.                                             Fiskehuset, sells many
                                                                                            island) event, you can visit
                                                                                            open workshops offering                                                              small dishes such as
                                                                                            photography, folk dance,                                                           fish cakes and freshly
                                                                                            literature, old cars, musical
                                                                                            experiences, history tours                                                             smoked mackerel.
                                                                                            and much more.                                                                       At Reersø inn, there
                                                                                            ÅBEN Ø (open island)                                                              is freshly caught fried
                                                                                            8 and 9 August 2009                                                                     eel on the menu.
                                                                                            See also:
                                                                                            www.reersoe.dk and
                                                                                            www.reersoekultur.dk




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                                                                                                                                                   eskebJerg vesterlyng · beaCH and zealand’s biggest HeatH
                                                                                                                                                                                       On Vesterlyng you can see many bird species:
                                                                                                                                                                                            oyster catchers, redshanks, lapwings and
                                                                                                                                                                                           ringed plovers breed regularly, while ruffs
                                                                                                                                                                                         breed occasionally. Out of consideration for
                                                                                                                                                                                          the birds, you should watch them from the
                                                                                                                                                                                                 road and not go down to Tranevejle.
                                                                                                                                                                                   P



Beautiful scenery
the colours of the seasons                     “The heathland extends as far as the eye can see. The
Every season has its own colour on Lyn-
gen. Spring is lilac – when the thrift is in
                                               juniper scrubland that characterises the landscape bears
                                               witness to the windswept winter months when the plants
                                                                                                            Elephants as nature
flower. Later the grass becomes speckled       have been shaped by the wind. If you look deep into the         conservationists
with woolly white wisps from nodding cow       scrub, in many places you will see hideouts where the
bells, and all summer the verdant carpet       animals of the heathland have their lairs,” says biologist     West Zealand has numerous areas of pro-
of grass is adorned with flowers of a          Erich Wederkinch.                                              tected meadow, common and heath land.
multitude of colours.                                                                                          Nature conservation is vital to these na-
                                               In the summer, the heathland is a grazing area for cows
                                                                                                             tural gems, as they will otherwise become
                                               and horses. This is a pleasant and attractive feature of
                                                                                                               overgrown with birch, juniper and wood-
                                               the countryside, which also serves the important function
                                                                                                             land, causing their rare flora and fauna to                                               exPerienCe
                                               of keeping the vegetation under control, as otherwise the
                                                                                                                                      disappear for ever.                                              vesterlyng
                                               area would be covered in scrubland and woods.
                                                                                                                  In an attempt to preserve the natural                                                There are two signposted trails
                                               Thorns and dog roses grow wild and, together with the                                                                                                   at Vesterlyng. The migrating
                                                                                                                   gems, there are many different kinds                                                dunes trail and the ancient
                                               juniper bushes, constitute the prickly scrubland that the
                                                                                                                of trial grazing projects taking place in                                              monuments trail – both
                                               animals do not eat. The scrub gradually encloses large                                                                                                  approx. 3.5 km. They start
                                                                                                                 the area, but they always leave behind                                                from the car park in the centre
                                               areas, and oak and hazel can thrive here – out of reach of
                                                                                                             something that has to be removed by ma-                                                   of the heathland.
                                               the cattle. This type of scrubland where deciduous trees                                                                                                Pick up a trail leaflet from the
                                                                                                              chine or hand; a process that leaves ugly                                                tourist office or from the racks
                                               can grow in peace is known as “fodpose” (“foot muff”).
        eskebjerg                                                                                             scars, which it takes mother nature many                                                 in the car parks.

       vesterlyng                              “If you go out towards Sejerø Bugten bay, you will                                    years to heal again.                                              In the summer months, the
                                                                                                                                                                                                       cattle graze and the horses
      near Havnsø                              emerge onto dunes and heathlands alternating with areas         As the closest relative of the prehistoric                                              roam freely. Normally they are
  offers beautiful                             of scrub, common and wet depressions, each with its          mammoth, tame Indian elephants can resu-                                                   peace-loving creatures. But
                                                                                                                                                                                                       keep your distance from cows
  countryside and                              unique flora and fauna,” Erich explains. To the east lies           me their former role of land clearers.                                              with small calves, especially if
   a child-friendly                            Tranevejle and the adjoining salt marshes with deep tide         And that is why three Indian elephants                                                 you have a dog with you.
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Don’t feed the animals.
    bathing beach                              channels, the socalled “loer”, which flood with salt water           paid Vesterlyng a visit last summer.
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Keep dogs on a leash.
       with dunes.                             from time to time.
                                                                                                                                                                                                       For bathing, go to the beach.
                                               The heathland also has many wooded areas – Mareskoven        We can’t promise that the elephants will be
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Only pick berries and
                                               is a coppice wood.                                                     back in 2009 – we can only hope.                                                 mushrooms for your own use.


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                                                                                                                                                                                                           Havnsø Harbour



Take a walk around                                                                                                                                                        Havnsø Harbour
                                                                                                                                                                          At the harbour you will find
                                                                                                                                                                          Havnsø’s ’shopping square’,




the harbour
                                                                                                                                                                          Havnsø Inn and several good
                                                                                                                                                                          places to eat.

                                                                                                                                                                          The harbour is a Blue Flag
                                                                                                                                                                          harbour and in the summer
                                                                  Marinas in tHe area                                                                                     holidays, there is a Blue Flag
                                                                                                                                                                          station with fun activities
the harbour lies at the heart of the town, and there are few      The small fishing port at røsnæs                                                                        for children.
                                                                  opens out into the Kattegat. It is
things nicer than coming down to the water, looking out at        still an active fishing port today.                                                                     Ferry to Nekselø and Sejerø.
the horizon and checking out the boats.                                                                                                                                   www.faergevest.dk
                                                                  At reersø Harbour, there are
We have five marinas, all very different and exciting to visit.   dinghy fishermen and a mass of ac-    Located at the harbour is the small shipyard and building
                                                                  tivity when the working boats sail    berths and there is nearly always
                                                                  out to Musholm Lax. There is also a
                                                                  fish shop and hot dog stand.          something interesting going on there.
                                                                  sejerø Harbour is where it all
                                                                                                        If you are lucky, you will be able to
                                                                  happens. There are several active     watch a ship being hoisted onto the
                                                                  fishing cutters, several thousand
                                                                  sailors throughout the summer,
                                                                                                        building berths – there may even be a
                                                                  and the ferry from Havnsø. Galleri    large ship in for repair.
                                                                  Tejsten is also worth a visit.                                                                         trailer-boats
                                                                                                                                                                       There are trailer
                                                                  Mullerup is a privately-owned
                                                                  harbour with holiday homes on the
                                                                  harbourside.                          The living harbour                                           ramps at Havnsø,
                                                                                                                                                                          on Sejerø, at
Catch a crab and other                                            Skipperkroen inn is situated at the
                                                                  harbour and the beach is close by.    “Even though a harbour cannot, in itself, really be called    Røsnæs Harbour,
exciting Blue Flag activities
                                                                                                        a tourist attraction, the activities at Havnsø Harbour           on Reersø, in
for children.                                                     Gisseløre Marina is situated close
                                                                  to Kalundborg, overlooking the        seem to have a magnetic effect on the locals and tou-             Mullerup and
                                                                  original medieval town centre and
                                                                  the unique five-spired
                                                                                                        rists in the area,” says harbour master Michael Høy.          Kalundborg Dock
                                                                  church.                               Havnsø Harbour is a ‘real harbour’ with all that this         on Dokhavnsvej.
                                                                  Websites of the harbours:             entails.
                                                                                                        There are 250 permanently moored pleasure boats here,
                                                                  www.portofkalundborg.dk
                                                                                                        plus the many boats that visit every summer. So there
                                                                                                        is always a boat on its way to its mooring between the
                                                                                                        wood pilings – or heading out into the bay to stretch its
                                                                                                        sails.
                                                                                                        There are two island ferries, which also provide enter-
                                                                                                        tainment as they chug into the ferry berth with a long
                                                                                                        tooot of the horn, to allow their cargo of people, cars,
                                                                                                        cows, combine harvesters and other goods to disembark.


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                                                                                                                        nekselø · around tHe island WitH nature at its Wildest
                                                                                                                                                                        although the ferry crossing only
                                                                                                                                                                        takes 20 minutes, the stubby little



The loveliest island!
                                                                                                                                                                        ferry takes you so far away from
                                                                                                                                                                        “everyday routine” that your inner-
                                                                                                          In fact, many people consider that nekselø is the
                                                                                                                                                                        most being will be imbued with the
                                                                                                          loveliest island in denmark.
                                                                                                                                                                        sense of peace and quiet as you set
                                                                                                          “My favourite spots are the western inclines in April,
                                                                                                                                                                        foot on the little green island.
                                                                                                          when they are a carpet of violets, and the southern
                                                                                                          part of the island in May, when it is pink with sea pink,”
                                   beautiful countryside is not to be
                                                                                                          Jytte Heglund explains. She has lived on the island for
                                   taken for granted – the island needs
                                                                                                          19 years and still enjoys her daily rambling tours on the
                                   to be grazed because otherwise it
                                                                                                          island.
                                   will become overgrown with scrub
                                   and trees. So in May each year, 15                                     Nekselø is small enough that you can easily walk all the
                                   suckling cows with their calves and a                                  way round it in a day; and the whole trip is worth every
                                   bull are ferried across to the island.                                 minute. There are two signposted routes with trails that
                                   They are responsible for naturally                                     wend their way through the most stunning landscapes.
                                   tending the southern part of the         nekselø is privately          The northern part of the island has rolling green hills
                                                                            owned and has 21 perma-
                                   island, and a local farmer on the        nent residents – 17 adults    with waterholes scattered around. When you come
                                   island keeps sheep and cows at the       and 4 children. Many of       across to the western side, there are steep grassy banks
the special climate on nekselø                                              them have lived on the
                                   northern end of the island.              island all their lives. One   reaching down to the sea; the landscape becomes more
means it is warm enough for                                                 such individual is Roar
                                   Although there are bulls, you can                                      windswept and rough, and the views are fantastic.
swallow wort, musk mallow,                                                  Slots, who is 81 years old.
                                   freely enter the folds – the animals     He remembers the time         Here, paths have been trampled by cows grazing on the
deer foot and wild marjoram,                                                when there was no ferry                                                                                   disCover nekselø
                                         are busy grazing and enjoying      and you could ride a pony
                                                                                                          steep slopes.
which are otherwise rare in our                                                                                                                                                       Remember to wear good
                                            the view!                       and trap along the reef to    Continuing round to the southern part of the island, you                    walking shoes – the terrain
latitudes. There are also rare                                              Nekselø. He made his last                                                                                 and roads are not suitable
                                                                            trip over the reef in 1967    will come upon the little church, inaugurated in 1931,
steppe plants such as sun roses                                                                                                                                                       for cycling. Push-chairs and
                                                                            – now there is too much       and the final part of the trail continues through dense,                    handcarts should stick to the
and field cow-wheat.                                                        water to be able to use                                                                                   gravel roads, however. You
                                                                            that route.                   “wild” woodland before you arrive back at the harbour.
Around the salt marshes on the                                                                                                                                                        cannot buy food or beverages
                                                                            In his youth, Roar rowed                                                                                  on the island. Toilets (and
southern part of the island and                                             tourists across to the                                                                                    drinking water) are available
                                                                            island.
the boggy lake in the north,                                                                                                                                                          if you turn right before you
                                                                                                                                                                                      reach the mole.
there are little terns, little                                                                                                                    nekselø is known for its many       The ferry sails from Havnsø
ringed plovers, kestrels, golden                                                                                                                     fire-bellied toads, which are    – check the times at
                                                                                                                                                                                      www.faergevest.dk
orioles, rough-legged buzzards                                                                                                                   among the most endangered ani-
                                                                                                                                                                                      Ask for a Nekselø leaflet at
and short-eared owls.                                                                                                                             mal species in northern Europe.     the tourist office or at
Because of its special wildlife                                                                                                                   From May until August, you can      Vesterlyng Camping
                                                                                                                                                                                      reception, or pick one up
and countryside, the whole                                                                                                                       hear the sound of the toads’ cha-    on the island.
island has had protected status                                                                                                                    racteristic low-pitched singing
                                                                                                                                                                                      www.danske-smaaoer.dk
since 1951.                                                                                                                                                       across the lakes.

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                                                                                                                                                                          seJerø · island exPerienCes, art and sPiCed snaPs



The sunshine island                                                                                                    don’t forget
                                                                                                                       galleri tejsten at the harbour.
                                                                                                                       Bird painters exhibit watercolours, oils
                                                                                                                       and woodcuts.
                                                                                                                       Open daily from 3pm–6pm.
Sejerø - the sunshine island                                    You sail by ferry from Havnsø. The trip takes just     Tourist brochures available here.
                                                                                                                       Guided black guillemot tours
in Kattegat - is said to be one                                 55 minutes, but you are suddenly a long way            www.tejsten.dk
of the places in Denmark with                                   away.
                                                                                                                       black guillemot tour
the most hours of sunshine                                      On Sejerø, time passes more slowly under far-          Saturday 13 June: Black guillemot tour
and least rain.                                                 reaching skies – and the peace and serenity can        with ornithologist Sten Asbirk.
                                                                                                                       Booking: birgitsejero@privat.dk
                                                                be felt deep in your soul.                             Nature tour Thursday 25 June
                                                                This is where you will find village idyll around the   Nature guide Jens Christian Gejl
  seJerø                                                                                                               guides. We listen to and look at diffe-
                                                                village pond, and the most beautiful scenery with      rent bird species and the biodiverse and
  There is an inn, campsite, gourmet
                                                                lovely beaches and small farms in the green hills.     rare flora. Tour in the island bus.
  restaurant and Dagli’brugs (small
                                                                                                                       Booking: birgitsejero@privat.dk
  supermarket).                                                 From the lighthouse in the north, you can see all
                                                                the way to the island of Samsø.                        saft til Hjernesvampen

                                                                                                                                                                                                  Nature on bottle
  find the ferry here:
                                                                                                                       (food for thought)
  www.faergevest.dk                                             Put on your walking boots or jump on your bike.        19-26 July and 2 August. Galleri
                                                                                                                       Tejsten
  find tours and events on sejerø:                              The roads are small and child-friendly and the
  www.sejero.dk
                                                                                                                       12.30pm-2.30pm. Just turn up.                                              It tastes divine. It warms you all the
                                                                island is perfect for a walk.
                                                                                                                       Crabs for fun – crab race                                                  way down to your big toe – and the
                                         Allways fresh on the day
  farM sHoPs
                                                                                                                       Children accompanied by                                                    herbs have all manner of benefits to
  tynebjerg Mohair,                                                                                                    an adult DKK 30
  Gniben 4                                                                                                                                                                                        boot!
  Salamis from own sheep, goats and      Don’t forget to buy the good produce on Sejerø. The many hours of             sejerø kulturhus                                                           Kryddersnaps (spiced snaps) can be
  calves and speciality beers. We also                                                                                 in Havehuset, Birthe Jarlbæk
  sell mohair.                           sunshine and the salty sea air give the fruit, vegetables and meat a          will be exhibiting her floral                                              made from pretty much any herb,
                                         special flavour and quality.                                                  paintings.                                                                 flower, shoot, root and leaf you can
  uldbutikken,
  Mastrupvej 65                          Karl and Ella from Nørrevangsgården farm grow vegetables that are the         in the gallery,                                                            find in the wild.
  Farm shop selling wool products,                                                                                     an exhibition of the works of Hanne
  honey, etc.
                                         talk of the entire area around Kattegat.                                      Løcke, as well as the Cobra artists
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Feel like having a go at making your
                                         There is fresh garlic with green tops for the salad, there are aromatic       Corneille, Alechinsky and Dotrement,                                       own spiced snaps? There is help at
  nørrevangsgårdens grønt                                                                                              plus the artists from Odsherred.
  Revensvej 3
                                         tomatoes, freshly dug potatoes, sweetcorn, strawberries, beetroot and         Open 27 June-September.
                                                                                                                                                                                                  hand on Sejerø. The island snaps
  Fresh vegetables.                      big, juicy bunches of parsley. Not to mention lettuce, raspberries, dill,     Weekdays 11am-12 noon and 2pm-6pm.                                         enthusiasts have established Sejerø
                                                                                                                       Weekends 10am-2pm.
  Harbour market every Wednesday         green asparagus and cucumbers.                                                                                                                           Snapselav (snaps guild).
  and Saturday from 5pm–7pm all          “We start by harvesting in the morning, and the first batch of fresh
  summer.
                                         produce is in the shop by ten,” explains Ella. Karl does the digging,                                                                                    Learn the secrets of spiced snaps
                                         sowing and weeding, while Ella harvests and stocks the shop.                  It is pure nostalgia to see the Foska “porridge                            Join a guided snaps tour on Sejerø,
                                         “There is never anything that gets leftover and sold the next day. All          oat” boy and the Valo “washing powder “wo-                               when the island’s able nature guide
                                         our produce is harvested the same day.                                        man smiling down from the packets in the old                               gives useful tips about interesting
                                         It is not organic, but it is grown with consideration. We eat it ourselves,           grocer’s shop, which is now a museum.                              herbs and sound advice about making
                                         you see.”                                                                                You will find it by the village pond.                           your own spiced snaps.

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                                                                                                           go to tHe flea Market and sMallWare Market



’Fleas’, horses and other goodies                                                           Pat a cow                                                  fleas for sale
                                                                                                                                                       www.markedskalenderen.dk
                                                                                            Stroke a horse, chat to a calf, or let the children have   Havnsø flea market
                                                                                            fun with three puppies and a rabbit.                       Every Saturday
                                                                                                                                                       from 11 April to 26 September
                                                                                            West Zealand is ‘out in the country’, and so you have
                                                                                            every opportunity of experiencing farm animals at          Horse show and flea market
                                                                                                                                                       Gørlev 3–5 July
                                                                                            close range.
                                                                                                                                                       Market days in gørlev
                                                                                            Here are several animal shows, children’s animal           Every Saturday from 26 June
                                                                                            shows and horse markets. It is also possible to visit      until 8 August from 10am
                                                                                                                                                       until 1pm
                                                                                            farms, where you can go into the stalls and out into
                                                                                            the fields with the animals. Or how about a farm           kirke Helsinge flea market
                                                                                                                                                       Kirke Helsinge Idrætsplads
                                                                                            holiday?                                                   18 July

                                                                                                                                                       reersø harbour festival
                                                                                                                                                       and flea market
                                                                                                                                                       10 July to 12 July

                                                                                                                                                       foals, colts and fillies show
                                                                                                                                                       and flea market
                                                                                                                                                       Gørlev 11-13 September

                                                                                                                                                       snertinge horse and flea
                                                                                                                                                       market
                                                                                                                                                       29 August
                                                                                            Patting-tiPs
                                                                                            There are several options                                  sejerø flea and antiques
        If you need a floral vase with gold trim, a fun old bread-making machine, a         for farm holidays                                          market
        few good second-hand novels, a pair of green roller skates, eight mismatched        – ask at the tourist office.                               From 1 July-8 August

        glasses of unknown origin, 74 gramophone records of Danish hits from the            At Mineslund gårdbutik                                     viking market at
                                                                                            (farm shop), there is free                                 fugledegård
        era of slicked-back hair, a pink Barbie car with a loose door – or maybe it’s a     access to stalls and fields.                               25–26 July
        piebald horse with a calm temperament you’re looking for?                           Several visitors have been
                                                                                            lucky enough to see a calf
        Then you should definitely visit the flea market on market day or visit a horse     being born!
        fair and smallware market.
                                                                                            Asnæs Skovvej 38
        Markets can be found all over the area throughout the summer. Many places           DK-4400 Kalundborg
                                                                                            www.mineslund.dk
        have a flea market and smallware market every Saturday; other places have one
        big market over a weekend. The goods are at prices that everyone can afford –       At kragerup gods,
                                                                                            you are welcome to say
        and no matter whether you’re buying a lot or a little (or nothing at all), a flea   hello to the highland
        market is always fun!                                                               cattle and the cuddly
                                                                                            spring calves.
        Allow plenty of time, have a bite to eat at the market, and mooch around the        Kragerupgaardsvej 33
        stalls. The most difficult thing, of course, is avoiding taking something “well-    DK-4291 Ruds Vedby
                                                                                            www.kragerup.dk
        worn” home with you …

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                                                                                                             CHristMas in tHe old Market toWn of kalundborg



Christmas in Kalundborg
Kalundborg invites you for CHRISTMAS on 12 and 13 December.
Buy Christmas presents and delicacies in the many stalls selling arts and crafts,
delicacies, jewellery and much more.
Get into the Christmas spirit with Christmas music and the enormous Christmas
tree on Klostertorv.
Go for a stroll through the pedestrianised shopping street – where all the shops
are open. Maybe you will come across a gospel choir, or almost certainly rhyth-
                                                                                                                                                The steam train puffs its way to
mical Christmas music on Solskinspladsen.
                                                                                                                                                        Kalundborg all weekend;
Continue on past all the shop windows, and don’t forget to walk down to Ny-
                                                                                                                                                      on departures on Saturday
torv, where the shops are also open, and where there are even more stalls.
                                                                                                                                                     morning, you also have the
                                                                                                                                                   opportunity to visit Santa in
                                                                                                                                                       his special compartment.




                                                                                                                       The Santa Run
                                                                                                                       In Kalundborg, anyone with a ‘secret Santa
                                                                                                                       within’ has the opportunity to make the dream a reality!
                                                                                                                       Last year, Kalundborg held the Danish premiere of the
                                                                                                                       Santa Run, when close to 1,200 Santas ran through
                                                                                                                       the town. We will be repeating the success on 12 Decem-
                                                                                                                       ber 2009.
                                                                                                                       And yes! Naturally the Santa Run is also in the Guinness
                                                                                                                       Book of Records. The Santa Run has existed for over 15
                                                                                                                       years around the world - Spain, England, Ireland, USA.
                                                                                                                       The record is currently held by Liverpool with some 4,000
                                                                                                                       participants.
                                                                                    Soak in the Christmas              And you can help to break that record by signing up for
                                                                                    atmosphere on a horse-             the race in Kalundborg.
                                                                                    drawn carriage ride                But naturally you are also welcome just to watch – as
                                                                                    through the streets.               that is fun too!


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                                                                                                               tHree good reasons to Move to kalundborg MuniCiPality

     dear tourist!
                                                                                                                                            exPerienCes in tHe great
     you Could also stay Here all year round!                                                                                               outdoors
                                                                                                                                            We have long stretches of coastline,
                                Jobs and ProPerty                                                                                           wonderful beaches and two of the
                                – a real Possibility                                                                                        most beautiful islands in Denmark.
                                Good job opportunities, business
                                                                                                                                            There are large expanses of wood-
                                development, positive development,
                                                                                                                                            land and beautiful scenery as far as
                                new companies moving to the area.
                                                                                                                                            the eye can see – and many kilome-
                                                                                                                                            tres of cycle and hiking paths.
                                Kalundborg is the largest industrial
                                town on Zealand outside Copenha-
                                                                                                                                            On the island of Røsnæs, our natural
                                gen. The size of our business commu-
                                                                                                                                            gem, the area by the lighthouse is
                                nity actually compares to that of a
                                                                                                                                            now open to the public, and we will
                                medium-sized European town such as
                                                                                                                                            be establishing an exhibition here.
                                Rotterdam.
                                                                                                                                            The nature on Vesterlyng is fantastic
                                                                                                                                            and the beach is in a class of its
                                The Municipality of Kalundborg is on
                                                                          leisure and Culture for tHe                                       own.
                                its toes internationally, and, together
                                                                          WHole faMily
                                with the Kalundborgegnens Erhvervs-
                                                                                                                                            Kalundborg also has an old part
                                råd (Kalundborg Regional Business         Golf course, five marinas, swimming
                                                                                                                                            of town where you will find Bispe-
                                Council), has established its own EU      baths, sport, theatre, youth culture
                                                                                                                                                              gården (bishop’s
                                office in Brussels.                       – cultural life and leisure pursuits are
                                                                                                                                                              palace) and the
                                                                          flourishing.
                                                                                                                                                              museum.
                                In this way, we aim to embrace rising
                                                                                                                                                              We are hoping to
                                globalisation by helping to put local     We have 270 cultural and leisure
                                                                                                                                                              have our famous
                                companies on the European map.            associations – so there is something
                                                                                                                                                              five-spired
                                                                          for everyone.
                                                                                                                                                              church, Vor Frue
                                Kalundborg’s Industrial Symbiosis
                                                                                                                                                              Kirke (The Church
                                cooperation is known throughout the       We offer high quality cultural
                                                                                                                                                              of Our Lady),
                                world. Industrial companies reduce        experiences for children.
                                                                                                                                                              included on the
                                their strain on the environment and
                                                                                                                                                              World Heritage
 Read more here:                CO2 emissions by using each other’s       Denmark’s only Santa run for the
                                                                                                                                                              List.
 www.kalundborg.dk              waste products.                           whole family.


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attraCtions · art · Culture                                                                                                                                                                                attraCtions · art · Culture




                                                                                                                              autoMobile MuseuM                     seJerø MuseuM and Culture House
                                                                                                                              Denmark’s largest automobile          Permanent Sejerø exhibition and
                                                                                                                              museum. An experience from an         grocery store museum.
                                                                                                                              age when you could see your reflec-   Open June–September.
                                                                                                                              tion in the chrome and bodywork.      seJerø købMandsHandels
                                                                                                                                                                    MuseuM & kulturHus
                                                                                                                              vestsJællands bilMuseuM
                                                                                                                                                                    by the village pond, Sejerbyvej 7
                                                                                                                              Sæbyvej 48, DK-4270 Høng
                                                                                                                                                                    DK-4592 Sejerø
                                                                                                                              Tel. +45 58 80 03 60
                                                                                                                                                                    Tel. +45 59 59 02 44, Lene J Poulsen
                                                                                                                              www.vestsjaellands-bilmuseum.dk
                                            birkegårdens Haver (gardens)
 løve Mølle                                                                                                                                                                                                   kartingraCe (go-Cart)
                                            a day out to remember for all the family.
 Dutch gallery windmill built in                                                                                                                                                                              Zealand’s oldest and cheapest
                                            The gardens contain several new features for
 1881. Working museum.                                                                          Opening hours: From 9 April                                                                                   Gokart track at Svebølle. The go-
                                            children, including Tumlegården and Børnegår-       to 27 Sep. 10am-6pm.
 Open to tourists in the summer                                                                                                                                                                               kart track in Løgtved is the place
                                            den. Tumlegården is a large indoor playground       Christmas opening:
 season (1 June–31 August) every                                                                Saturdays and Sundays                                                                                         for people with petrol in their
                                            with an array of playground equipment. Bør-         from 21 Nov. to 20 Dec.
 Tuesday and Thursday 1pm–4pm,                                                                                                                                                                                veins. Find out who is fastest!
                                            negården is a wooden farmyard with miniature        2pm-7pm 14-19.
 and Tuesdays and Thursdays during                                                              Admission: Adults DKK 80.                                                                                     In the old gravel pit, everyone
                                            animals for young children.                         Pensioners DKK 70.
 the autumn half-term holiday, or                                                                                                                                                                             can join in. We have crash hel-
                                            For the children, there are also two other play-    Children DKK 20.
 by appointment. In spite of its                                                                Season ticket DKK 160.                                                                                        mets and racing suits, and safety
                                            grounds, pathfinder tasks, crazy golf and lots of   Admission at Christmas:
 age, the mill is fully operational –                                                           Adults DKK 50.
                                                                                                                              bueruP Clog MuseuM                    art & Crafts                              is given high priority.
                                            cuddly animals such a Tarzan the stag, Jane the
 weather permitting.                                                                            Children DKK 20.                                                    Visit an exciting specialist store        • Electronic timing
                                            fallow deer and the alpaca, Valdemar.               Summer season:                See how a clog is made according
 The many workings of the mill can                                                              One free child per adult!                                           in a scenic location overlooking          • All types of race
                                            Birkegårdens Haver has nine beautiful garden                                      to traditional methods – from the
 be studied on several floors.                                                                                                                                      the fjord.                                • Karts for children and adults
                                            sections e.g. the Danish/English have, Japanese-    birkegårdens Haver            raw log to the finished clog.
                                                                                                Tågerupvej 4, Tågerup                                                                                         kartingraCe (go-Cart)
 løve Mølle                                 inspired garden, prairie garden, monastery garden   4291 Ruds Vedby               bueruP træskoMuseuM                   keraMikstuen
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Frederiksholm 20
 Knudstrupvej 6A, Løve, DK-4270 Høng        and artists’ garden.                                Tel: +45 58 26 00 42          Buerupvej 20                          Sandlodsvej 63
                                                                                                                                                                                                              DK-4470 Svebølle
 Guided tours can be arranged all year by                                                       Shop +45 58 26 01 41          DK-4450 Jyderup                       DK-4400 Kalundborg
                                            There is also a large café, Klokkeblomst, and the                                                                                                                 Tel. +45 59 29 46 09
 calling tel. +45 58 86 80 94                                                                   bh@birkegaardens-haver.dk     Tel. +45 58 25 01 50                  Tel. +45 59 50 87 19
                                                                                                                                                                                                              www.svebollegokart.dk
 www.loevemoelle.dk                         shop, Liljen.                                       www.birkegaardens-haver.dk    www.traeskomuseum.dk                  www.keramikstuen.dk



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                                        building, shelters.
                                        forMidlingsCenter fugledegård
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                                                                                                                  – med dyt i. Turen foregår stands­   4­hjulet motorsjov og fart på grus­
 of all ages. Countless rare species                                         The 100-year-old steam loco-         mæssigt i ægte veteranstil.          banen, byder vi de større børn og     Krybskyttens ø
 of duck enjoy life on the large                                             motive takes its passengers on                                 NYHED      voksne til race i Buggy Bilerne.      -hver onsdag
                                                                                                                  Wild West Heste                  Mobile      NYHED                          Er du snu som ræven, stille NYHE
 lakes of the former gravel pit all                                          an untraditional journey through                                                                                                                      D
                                                                                                                  På mekanisk hesteryg rider du på overraskelser                              som hjorten eller hurtig som
 year round. There are picnic tables,                                        the delightful summer countryside    den åbne prærie og hilser på                                                falken, så kom ud på krybskyttens ø.
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                                                                                                                                                       endnu sjovere. Med telefonen i         Pistoler, FIDY bamser, gaveartikler mv.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      – med ekstra langt sus. Den populære
                                                                                                                                                       lommen kan du automatisk aktivere      findes fortsat i vores western by, men
 means bring a picnic basket and                                             at www.vsvt.dk or ask at the local   Kast dig i sadlen og drag ud i
                                                                                                                                                       ekstra overraskelser på                                    nu med placering i
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      aktivitet forlænger racerturen på den
                                                                                                                  vildmarken med en ladt seksløber                                                                                    udvidede bane, så du kan få ekstra
 coffee and enjoy it as you commu-                                           tourist offices.                     som eneste ven.
                                                                                                                                                       din vej rundt i parken.                                      nye omgivelser.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      heftig fart på.
 ne with nature and the delightful
                                                                             veteran train ride
 singing of the birds.                                                       gørlev–Høng–slagelse
                                                                             Station in all three towns
 loCH ness                                                                   www.vsvt.dk

                                                                                                                                                         www.sommerlandsj.dk
 Loch Ness 6
 Kåstrup
 DK-4400 Kalundborg
                                                                                                                                              Gl. Nykøbingvej 169 · 4500 Nykøbing Sj. · Tlf. 59 31 21 00


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                                                                                                                                                                 HelsingeHus frugtPlantage
                                                                                                                                                                 A fruit orchard and farm shop where
                                                                                                                                                                 you can buy the season’s fruit and
                                                                                                                                                                 vegetables.
                                                                                                                                                                 The welfare of our customers is
                                                                                                                                                                 important to us, so we limit the use
                                                                                                                                                                 of pesticides as much as possible
                                                                                                                                                                 without affecting our produce.
                                               MuseuM of Country life at              reersø MuseuM                                                              We are open all year from 8am to
                                               birkendegård                                                                                                      6pm, though with self-service at
                                                                                      Reersø Museum is an old, half-tim-
                                                                                                                                                                 certain times of the day.
                                               Developments within farming are        bered copyhold farm building from
                                               reflected through a collection of      the end of the 18th century.                                               HelsingeHus frugtPlantage
                                               agricultural tools and equipment.                                                                                 Vinde Helsingevej 45
                                                                                      reersø MuseuM
                                                                                                                                                                 4281 Gørlev
                                                                                      Skansevej, Reersø
                                               landboMuseet På birkendegård                                                                                      Tel. +45 58 85 92 25
                                                                                      DK-4281 Gørlev
                                               Eskebjergvej 103, DK-4400 Kalundborg                                                                              www.helsingehus-frugtplantage.dk
                                                                                      Tel. +45 58 85 90 40
                                               Tel. +45 59 50 00 17
                                                                                      www.reersoe.dk/museum.html
                                               www.landbrugsmus.dk




                                                                                                                           denMark’s Most sCeniCally
                                                                                                                           loCated farM sHoP


 På eventyr?
                                                                                                                           In the heart of the scenic Asnæs
 Off on an                                                                                                                 peninsula is the large, orga-
                                                                                                                           nic farm, Mineslund. The farm
  adventure?
 Oplev oldeforældrenes tid –                                                                                               is always open to visitors and
   Find out what life før mobiltelefon,
 og deltag i livetwas like for your great                                                                                  inside the farm’s beautiful stone
   grandparents – and experience life before
   the mobile phone, gjorde deres indtog.
 Internet og TV the Internet and TV.                                                                                       buildings is an organic butcher’s
 Andelslandsbyen Nyvang er et
   Andelslandsbyen Nyvang (the cooperative     agriCultural MuseuM      fløJgården    kalundborg MuseuM                    shop. Combine a fabulous trip to
   village) is an historic activity
 historisk is never enough andcentre – here
   five hours
               oplevelsescenter, hvor fem                                                                                  the countryside with a visit to a
   you will look forward to – og again!
 timer altid er for lidtvisitinghvor du        Over 2,000 pieces of equipment         Lindegården, the former merchant’s
                                                                                                                           farm and buy dinner at the farm’s
 glæder dig til at komme igen.                 and machinery, from horse-drawn        house and mayor’s residence,
                                                                                                                           butcher’s shop.
        Andelslandsbyen Nyvang
                                               implements and handtools, to an        is the setting for the museum’s
        Oldvejen 25, 4300 Holbæk               old country kitchen.                   collections.                         Mineslund
            Tlf. 59 43 40 30                                                                                               Asnæs Skovvej 52
                                               landbrugsMuseet fløJgården             kalundborg MuseuM
                                                                                                                           4400 Kalundborg
 www.andelslandsbyen.dk                        Dalbyvej 66
                                               DK-4281 Gørlev
                                                                                      Adelgade 23, DK-4400 Kalundborg
                                                                                      Tel. +45 59 51 21 41
                                                                                                                           Tel. +45 59 56 45 65
                                                                                                                           www.mineslund.dk
                                               Tel. +45 58 85 92 96                   www.kalmus.dk


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 Berg’s Café
 Legekæden
                                        Høng Centret… CustoMers are siMPly HaPPier Here
 Tøjmarked; Clothes
 Buketten                               30 exciting shops with everything from specialist stores to a pharmacy and
 Sportsmaster
 ProfilOptik
                                        supermarkets. The entire centre is under cover, so you can shop, sheltered
 DK Spillehal                           from the wind and rain, and in the shade during the summer months.
 Nordea Bank Danmark A/S                                                                                             sHoPPing in tHe old Market toWn of
 Trine; Fashion and childrens clothes
 SuperBrugsen
                                        There is also a café at the shopping centre, known for its good and          kalundborg
 Kop & Kande                            reasonably-priced food and coffee.
 Kalundborg Folkeblad                                                                                                Kalundborg has it own unique charm as a place to shop. The
 Sjællandske                            Outside the centre, there are plenty of free parking spaces.
 Mægler Mortensen ApS                                                                                                shopping streets are centrally located in relation to the old town
 Sparekassen Sjælland                   All of the parking spaces are within close proximity of the shops, in fact
                                                                                                                     – the sea and spacious green areas are directly adjacent to the
 Skold Burne                            they couldn’t be any closer.
 Bedste’s Pølser                                                                                                     main street in Kordilgade.
 Kramer All Over
                                        Welcome to Høng Centret where good service comes first.
 Netto                                                                                                               Some 100 specialist shops stand side-by-side in the relatively
 2tal
 Hair By Sisters                                                                                                     small town centre, where everything is within walking distance.
 Stivale
 Aldi                                                                                                                Next to the pedestrianised shopping streets is the exciting
 Høng Apotek
 Ugebladet                                                                                         Høng Centret
                                                                                                                     shopping centre and a number of major supermarket chains.
 Matas                                                                                             Centervej
 Lena Sko                                                                                          4270 Høng         On Klostertorvet square, right next to the heart of the town,
 Center Pub’en                                                                                                       there is often an open market on Saturday mornings, where you
 Tøjeksperten
                                                                                                                     always stand to make a good find in all price ranges or find the
                                                                                                                     season’s local produce.
                                                                                                                     If you need a break, you have plenty of options open to you at
                                                                                                                     one of the town’s many cafés. Welcome to shopping in the town
                                                                                                                     of Kalundborg. The commercial town with five-spired service!


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                                                                                                                        MyreHøJ b&b                           rHodos Café & Pizzeria
                                                                                                                        Beautifully restored four-winged      The restaurant is situated in Ka-
                                                                                                                        farm with 14 separate rooms.          lundborg’s pedestrianised shopping
                                                                                                                        Overnight accommodation for           street. We server all manner of
                                                                                                                        approx. 34 people.                    pizza specialities.                   saltbæk CaMPing
                                                                                                                        MyreHøJ bed & breakfast               rHodos Café, Pizzeria & kebab         Just tHat bit More
                                                                                                                        Vilhelmshøjvej 1, DK-4593 Eskebjerg   Skibbrogade 53                        HoMely…
                                                                                                                        Tel. +45 59 29 00 26                  DK-4400 Kalundborg
                                                                                                                        www.myrehoj.dk                        Tel. +45 59 51 11 18
                                                                                                                                                                                                    An oasis in West Zealand surroun-
                                                                                                                                                                                                    ded by a protected area of natural
                                                                                                                                                                                                    beauty.
                                                                                                                                                                                                    We are just 5 mins. from Kalund-
                                                                                                                                                                                                    borg town centre and 5 mins. from
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Sejerø Bugten bay.
                                                                                                                                                                                                    We offer a lovely, cosy site with a
     Havnsø ny badeHotel
                                                                                                                                                                                                    large playground and two bouncy
     A delightful hotel situated at Sejerøbugten bay                                                                                                                                                cushions.
     in the little port with a marina and ferries to                                                                                                                                                As always, our sanitary building is
     Sejerø and scenic Nekselø.                                                                                                                                                                     kept in a tip-top condition.
                                                                                                                        Café bogart                           strandlyst bed & breakfast            Example: 1 week in own caravan/
     Within walking distance of the hotel is the
                                                                                                                                                                                                    tent, incl. 5 people only DKK
     protected area of natural beauty, Vesterlyng,                         Havnsø Ny Badehotel                          Café in the pedestrianised            With a view of Kalundborg harbour.
                                                                                                                                                                                                    1,495.
     with the most lovely of beaches.                  havnsoeNyBadehotel.indd 1                     19/02/09 8:50:50
                                                                                                                        shopping street in Kalundborg         Beautiful house witch is preserved    Visit www.kalundborg-camping.dk for more
                                                                         Havnevej 3                                     town centre.                          in the original old style.            information
     Modern hotel in a relaxed atmosphere. Rooms                         Havnsø
                                                                                                                                                              strandlyst bed & breakfast            saltbæk CaMPing
     with ensuite shower, toilet, TV, minibar and                        DK 4591 Føllenslev
                                                                                                                        Café bogart                           Havnevej 10                           Saltbæk Camping
                                                                         tel.: +45 59 26 94 00
     wireless network. Restaurant, meeting rooms                                                                        Kordilgade 17                         DK-4400 Kalundborg                    Saltbækvej 88
                                                                         www.havnsohotel.dk
                                                                                                                        DK-4400 Kalundborg                    Tel. +45 21 42 32 53                  4400 Kalundborg
     and function suites with sea view.                                  mail: info@havnsohotel.dk
                                                                                                                        Tel. +45 59 51 00 57                  www.sov-smukt.dk                      Tel. +45 59 50 21 67



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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Nye campinghytter




                                                                                   kalundborg vandrerHJeM
                                                                                   5-star hostel. Close to the water
                                                                                   and not far from the town. Rooms
                                                                                   with own bathroom and toilet.
                                                                                   Shared kitchen with outdoor
                                                                                   barbecue.
                                                                                                                                        Store naturoplevelser                                           Opvarmet swimmingpool
                                                                                   danHostel kalundborg vandrerHJeM
                                                                                   Stadion Allé 5, DK-4400 Kalundborg
                                                                                   Tel. +45 59 56 13 66
                                                                                   www.kalundborg-vandrerhjem.dk


 food & Wine in HarMony
 At our restaurant, we offer exciting                                                                                            Dyrefold                                                                                       Luksushytter udlejes hele året
 à la carte dishes and put together a                                                                                                                                                               Ny Adventure Golf Bane
 different seasonal menu every month.
 Our dishes are prepared with respect
 for the Danish palette, but we cannot
 entirely turn our backs on the inspira-
 tion from France and Italy.
                                                                                                                        Tid til dig og din familie...
 Nowhere else will you find such cosy                                                                                   En ferie med nærvær, samvær og atmosfære ved Vesterlyng, Sjællands
                                                                                                                        største kysthede og en af Danmarks 10 superstrande.
 and relaxed surroundings, where you
 can enjoy spending time with your                    restaurant gisseløre                                              Time for you and your family ...
                                                      Julia and Morten Thorsfelt                                        A quality holiday filled with enjoyment and atmosphere along Vesterlyng,
 guests. The view alone is worth a                    Radiovej 2                                                        one of Zealand´s major coastal plain areas aligning one of Denmarks ten
 visit...                                             DK-4400 Kalundborg                                                super beaches.
                                                      Tel. +45 59 51 07 45
                                                      www.Gourmetmad.dk                                                 Zeit für dich und deine Familie...
 The restaurant is open every day from 1.3 to 23.12                                                                     Urlaub im besten Sinne des Wortes mit naturnaher Atmosphäre, bei
 The kitchen is open from 12 noon–3.30pm &                                                                              Vesterlyng, Seelands größter Heide, direkt an der Küste und mit einem der
 5.30pm–10pm                                                                                                            10 ausgewählten Superstrände Dänemarks.




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                                                                                                      skiPPerkroen
                                                                                                      One of Denmark’s most attractive inns.
                                                                                                      Skipperkroen is situated in a peaceful and
                                                                                                      relaxed environment with nature, child-
                                                                                                      friendly beaches and the small marina right
                                                                                                      on its doorstep.
                                                                                                      Overnight accommodation in the modern
                                                               urHøJ CaMPing
                                                                                                      rooms at the inn with shower, colour TV,
                                                               A holiday where you set the place.     radio or in holiday homes on the harbour
                                                               Sea view from almost all pitches.      quayside.
                                                               Own delightful beach.                  A mere 75 m from a delightful beach.
                                                               urHøJ CaMPing                          Holiday apartment of 140 m². Sleeps 7.
                                                               Urhøjvej 14,
                                                               4480 St. Fuglede
                                                               Tel. +45 5959 7200
                                                               www.urhoej-camping.dk


 reersø kro
 The oldest and most beautiful inn
 in West Zealand – genuine histori-
 cal inn idyll.
 The inn is known for its cosy low-
 ceilinged rooms with scriptures on
 the beams and covered courtyard.
 The inn’s kitchen is known for its
 superb fish dishes.                  reersø kro               HolMeHuset
                                      Strandvejen 46, Reersø
                                      DK-4281 Gørlev           Homely Bed Bed & Breakfast.
                                      Tel. +45 58 85 90 22
                                      www.reersoekro.dk        Peace and quiet. Good walks to
                                                               fields, meadows, through woods                                                              skiPPerkroen
                                                                                                                                                            Mullerup Havn
                                                               and around lakes.                                                                         DK-4200 Slagelse
                                                                                                                                                      Tel. +45 58 86 45 00
                                                               HolMeHuset bed & breakfast
                                                                                                                                                     www.skipperkroen.dk
                                                               Kåstrup Holmevej 23, 4400 Kalundborg
                                                               Tel. +45 59 50 74 52
                                                               www.holmehuset.dk


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     Holiday Cottage rental in and around
     kalundborg
     seJerø · Havnsø · røsnæs · bJerge strand
     If you wish to spend your holiday surrounded by fantastic
     scenery, centrally located in Denmark, the Great Belt Coast
     is just what you’re looking for. Within a short distance of                              le soleil                             røsnæs Hotel
     a number of the large attractions on Zealand as well as in
                                                                                              The town’s cosiest café, for          Restaurant with sea view. Lovely
     Copenhagen.
                                                                                              children too. Wide selection of       seaside hotel with the most scenic
     Our many delightful holiday cottages are situated close to                               healthy and delicious lunch dishes.   location in the town.
     the water and the varied coastline allows you to choose the                              Café le soleil                        røsnæs Hotel & kursusCenter
     holiday cottage that best suits your family.                                             Kordilgade 29                         Klintedalsvej 60
                                                                                              DK-4400 Kalundborg                    DK-4400 Kalundborg
                                                                                              Tel. +45 59 52 32 30                  Tel. +45 59 50 80 67
     Our free holiday cottage brochure is available on request or                             www.lesoleil.dk                       www.roesnaes.dk
     find all the houses at www.feriepartner-kalundborg.dk

                                                                          visitkalundborg
                                                                           Klosterparkvej 7
                                                                          4400 Kalundborg
                                                                      Tel. +45 59 51 09 15
                                                                    www.visitkalundborg.dk

                                                                                                                                                                         krageruP gods
                                                                                                                                                                         7 days’ self-catering in a holiday
                                                                                                                                                                         apartment - max. 4 people - for
                                                                                                                                                                         DKK 4,800 a week.

                                                                                              Postgaarden reersø                                                         Or treat yourselves to 3 days in a
                                                                                                                                                                         double room incl. breakfast and
                                                                                              10 double rooms in the
                                                                                                                                                                         dinner from DKK 975 per person.
                                                                                              idyllic village of Reersø, with a
                                                                                              lovely view.
                                                                                                                                                                         krageruP gods
                                                                                              Postgaarden reersø                                                         Kragerupgårdsvej 33, 4291 Ruds Vedby
                                                                                              Strandvejen 45                                                             Tel. +45 58 26 12 50
                                                                                              DK-4281 Gørlev                                                             info@kragerup.dk

     VISITkalundborg.DK                                                                       Tel. +45 58 85 91 18
                                                                                              www.reersoe.dk/postgaard.html
                                                                                                                                                                         www.kragerup.dk




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useful nuMbers and addresses                                                                                                                                                                                                            useful nuMbers and addresses
eMergenCy                                      libraries                                           veterinary surgeons                     Havnsø og nekselø Havnekontor                       Postbutik, Kalundborg syd                    taxis
Call 112                                                                                                                                   Havnepladsen 1, 4591 Føllenslev                     Slagelsevej 147.
                                               www.kalundborg-bib.dk                               degnedyrlægen,                                                                                                                           kalundborg taxa
                                                                                                                                           Tel. +45 5 926 93 81
                                                                                                   Degnehuset 17, 4450 Jyderup                                                                                                              Vestre Havneplads 3, 4400 Kalundborg
                                               eskebjerg bibliotek                                                                                                                             Postbutik, Raklev
                                                                                                   Tel. +45 58 85 22 33                                                                                                                     Tel. +45 59 51 51 51
PHarMaCies etC.                                Eskebjergvej 67, 4593 Eskebjerg                                                             røsnæs Havn                                         Gl. Nyrupvej 1, 4400 Kalundborg
                                               tel +45 59 29 12 07                                                                         Nybuvej 100, 4400 Kalundborg
kalundborg svane apotek                                                                            gørlev dyreklinik,                                                                                                                       asger’s taxi
                                               eskbibliotek@kalundborg.dk                                                                  Tel. +45 59 53 40 00                                reersø Postbutik
Lindegade 2, 4400 Kalundborg                                                                       Ulstrupvej 21, 4281 Gørlev                                                                                                               Slagelsevej 34, 4270 Høng
                                                                                                                                                                                               Strandvejen 79, 4281 Gørlev
(From summer Elmegade 2)                                                                           Tel. +45 58 85 54 99                                                                                                                     Tel. +45 58 85 21 98
                                               gørlev bibliotek                                                                            kalundborg lystbådehavn
Tel. +45 59 51 00 05
                                               Algade 35, 4281 Gørlev                                                                      Baltic Plads, 4400 Kalundborg                       rørby Postbutik
                                                                                                   kalundborg dyreklinik,                                                                                                                   Høng taxi
                                               Tel. +45 59 53 50 30                                                                        Tel. +45 59 53 40 00                                Gl. Rørbyvej 2, Rørby, 4400 Kalundborg
Høng apotek                                                                                        Bredgade 47, 4400 Kalundborg                                                                                                             Slagelsevej 53, 4270 Høng
                                               gkbib@kalundborg.dk
Centervej 35, 4270 Høng                                                                            Tel. +45 59 55 23 23                                                                                                                     Tel. +45 58 85 24 47
                                                                                                                                           reersø Havn                                         sejerø Postbutik
Tel. +45 58 85 22 94
                                               ubby bibliotek                                                                              Strandvejen 101, 4281 Gørlev                        Sejerbyvej 39, 4592 Sejerø
                                                                                                   sct. Jørgensbjerg dyreklinik,                                                                                                            Hvidebæk taxi
                                               Hovedgaden 19, 4490 Jerslev Sjælland                                                        Tel. +45 40 41 24 09
gørlev apotek, filial af Høng apotek                                                               Sct. Jørgensbjerg 27, 4400 Kalundborg                                                                                                    Holmen 8, 4400 kalundborg
                                               Tel. +45 59 59 50 04                                                                                                                            svebølle Postbutik
Algade 29, 4281 Gørlev                                                                             Tel. +45 59 56 57 57                                                                                                                     Tel. +45 59 59 82 40
                                               Hvbk_bibliotek@kalundborg.dk                                                                Mullerup Havn                                       Stationsvej 21, 4470 Svebølle
Tel. +45 58 85 50 46
                                                                                                                                           Mullerup Strandvej 19, 4200 Slagelse
                                                                                                   snertinge dyrehospital,                                                                                                                  franks taxi
                                               Høng bibliotek                                                                              Tel. +45 58 85 86 75
ubby Medicine Collection Point                                                                     Slagelsevej 1, 4460 Snertinge                                                                                                            Vandværksvej 11, 4281 Gørlev
                                               Odinsvej 27, 4270 Høng                                                                                                                          eMergenCy serviCes
(from Høng Apotek) SuperBrugsen,                                                                   Tel. +45 59 26 80 76                                                                                                                     Tel. +45 58 85 60 80
                                               Tel. +45 58 85 26 10
Torvet 3, Ubby, 4490 Jerslev Sj.                                                                                                                                                               falck danmark a/s,
                                               hoeng_bibliotek@kalundborg.dk                                                               doCtors
Tel. +45 59 59 50 29                                                                                                                                                                           Stejlhøj 9, 4400 Kalundborg and              trains / buses
                                                                                                   ferries                                 During the day: Contact the local tourist office.   Kalundborgvej 15, 4460 Snertinge
                                               kalundborg bibliotek                                                                                                                                                                         Banegårdspladsen 2, 4400 Kalundborg
snertinge sale of over the counter medicines                                                                                               Duty doctor:                                        Switchboard: Tel. +45 70 10 20 31
                                               Volden 2, 4400 Kalundborg                           Mols-linien,                                                                                                                             Jernbanevej 13, 4470 Svebølle
(from Jyderup Apotek)                                                                                                                      Monday – Friday: at 16-08 and                       kundeservice@falck.dk
                                               Tel. +45 59 51 04 00                                Østre Havnevej 6, 4400 Kalundborg                                                                                                        Tel. +45 70 13 14 15
Dagli’Brugsen, Kalundborgvej 24,                                                                                                           Saturday - Sunday: all day                          www.falck.dk
                                               klbbibliotek@kalundborg.dk                          Tel. +45 70 10 14 18                                                                                                                     www.dsb.dk
4460 Snertinge                                                                                                                             Tel. +45 70 42 44 00 or Tel. +45 70 15 07 00
                                                                                                   www.mols-linien.dk                                                                                                                       www.rejseplanen.dk
Tel. +45 59 26 80 23
                                               sejerø bibliotek
                                                                                                                                                                                               sPort
                                               Sejerø Plejehjem, Mastrupvej 18, 4592 Sejerø Tel.   samsø linien,
svebølle Pharmacy sales                                                                                                                    PoliCe
                                               +45 59 59 02 93 sejbibliotek@kalundborg.dk          Vestre Havneplads, 4400 Kalundborg                                                          kayaking, canoeing, tennis, badminton,       tourist inforMation
(from Jyderup Apotek)
                                                                                                   Tel. +45 70 10 17 44                                                                        surfing, petanque, crazy golf, diving
Centret 4 E, 4470 Svebølle                                                                                                                 Direct Tel. 114                                                                                  gørlev turistbureau
                                                                                                   booking@samsoelinien.dk                                                                     – contact the local turist office.
Tel. +45 59 29 40 00                                                                                                                       +45 46 35 14 48                                                                                  Algade 14, 4281 Gørlev
                                               CineMa                                              www.samsoelinien.dk
                                                                                                                                           Gørlev landpolitiet                                                                              Tel. +45 58 85 55 59
                                                                                                                                                                                               kalundborg golfklub
Havnsø sale of over the counter medicines      kino – den blå engel                                                                        Tel. 58 85 63 02 / 40 87 51 24                                                                   goerlev@visitkalundborg.dk
                                                                                                   sejerøfærgen,                                                                               Røsnæsvej 225, 4400 Kalundborg
(from Jyderup Apotek)                          Vænget 4, 4400 Kalundborg                                                                                                                                                                    www.visitkalundborg.dk
                                                                                                   Havnsø Havn                                                                                 Tel. +45 59 50 13 85
Spar, Havnevej 8,                              Tel. +45 59 51 16 50
                                                                                                   Tel. +45 59 59 00 18/ +45 30 53 32 18                                                       info@kalundborg-golf.dk
4591 Føllenslev                                                                                                                            PostoffiCes                                                                                      Havnsø turistinformation
                                                                                                   mobil +45 51 21 30 64                                                                       www.kalundborg-golf.dk
Tel. +45 59 26 90 02                                                                                                                       Switchboard: Tel. +45 80 20 70 30                                                                Havnevej 3, Havnsø, 4591 Føllenslev
                                                                                                   sejeroe@faergevest.dk
                                               CyCle Hire                                                                                                                                                                                   Tel. +45 59 26 94 00
                                                                                                   www.faergevest.dk                                                                           sejerø golfbane
sejerø sale of over the counter medicines      gørlev Cykler                                                                               eskebjerg Postbutik                                 Mastrupvej 47, 4592 Sejerø
(from Jyderup Apotek)                          Kirkevangen 10, 4281 Gørlev                                                                 Eskebjergvej 67, 4593 Eskebjerg                                                                  visit kalundborg
                                                                                                   nekseløfærgen,                                                                              Tel. +45 59 59 04 20
Sejerø Brugs,                                  Tel. +45 58 85 52 65                                                                                                                                                                         Klosterparkvej 7. st. tv, 4400 Kalundborg
                                                                                                   Havnsø Havn                                                                                 www.sejero-golfbane.dk
Sejerbyvej 39,                                                                                                                             gørlev Postbutik                                                                                 Tel. +45 59 51 09 15
                                                                                                   Tel. +45 59 59 00 18
4592 Sejerø                                    søren Mortensen                                                                             (in Rema 1000 supermarket)                                                                       info@visitkalundborg.dk
                                                                                                   mobil +45 51 21 30 64                                                                       riding
Tel. +45 59 59 00 24                           Tinggårdsvej 2, 4592 Sejerø                                                                 Algade 31, 4281 Gørlev                                                                           www.visitkalundborg.dk
                                                                                                   sejeroe@faergevest.dk                                                                       roved Horsemanship
                                               Tel. +45 59 59 02 91                                www.faergevest.dk                                                                           Flinterup Mark 8, 4480 St. Fuglede
eskebjerg Medicin Collection Point                                                                                                         Høng Postbutik                                      Tel. +45 59 59 80 85
(from Jyderup Apotek)                          reersø Camping                                                                              Centervej 13, 4270 Høng
Kiosken, Eskebjergvej 40,                      Skansevej 2, 4281 Gørlev                            Marinas
4593 Eskebjerg                                 Tel. +45 58 85 90 30                                                                        Jerslev sjælland Postbutik                          HosPital
Tel. +45 59 29 10 58                                                                               sejerø Havn
                                                                                                                                           Torvet 3, Ubby, 4490 Jerslev Sjælland
                                                                                                   Brovej 33, 4592 Sejerø                                                                      kalundborg sygehus
                                               Café solsikken
                                                                                                   Tel. +45 59 59 03 79                                                                        Nørre Allé 27, 4400 Kalundborg
                                               Skibbrogade 52, 4400 Kalundborg                                                             kalundborg Posthus
                                               Tel. +45 59 51 76 31                                                                        Elmegade 11E, 4400 Kalundborg                       tel +45 59 57 10 01



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                                                                                                                                                 numbers refer to the maps                                 Past MeMories
                                                                                                                                                 on page 64-67
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                                            OPLEV MERE                                                                                                                                                     16 Runesten i Gørlev Kirke

                                                                  OPLEV MERE
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Kirkevangen 14A, DK-4281 Gørlev
                                                                                        visitkalundborg
                                                                                        Klosterparkvej 7, DK- 4400 Kalundborg                                                                              17 Ruinpark i Kalundborg
                                                                                        tel. +45 59 51 09 15                                     attraCtions                                                  DK-4400 Kalundborg
                                                                                        www.visitkalundborg.dk
                                                                                        info@visitkalundborg.dk                                   1   Birkegårdens Haver                                   18 Rævehøj bronzealderhøj
                                                                                                                                                      Tågerupvej 4, Tågerup, DK-4291 Ruds Vedby               Dalby, DK-4281 Gørlev
                                                                                        Opening hour:
                                                                                        2. January – 14. june                                     2   Kragerup Gods                                        19 Mullerup Stenene
                                                                                        Monday-Friday at 10-16, Saturday at 10-13                     Kragerupgårdsvej 33, DK-4291 Ruds Vedby                 Stenmosevej, DK-4270 Høng
                                                                                        15. june – 31. August
                                                                                        Monday-Friday at 10-16.30, Saturday at 10-15              3   Kalundborg Museum                                    20 Gubbestenen
                                                                                        1. September – 28. December                                   Adelgade 23, DK-4400 Kalundborg                         Klovby, DK-4490 Jerslev Sjælland
                                                                                        Monday-Friday at 10-16, Saturday at 10-13
                                                                                                                                                  4   Landbrugsmuseet Fløjgården                           21 Besøgscenter Fugledegård
                                                                                                                                                      Dalbyvej 66, DK-4281 Gørlev                             Bakkendrupvej 28, DK-4480 St.Fuglede

                                                                                                                                                  5   Løve Mølle
                                                                                                                                                      Knudstrupvej 6A, Løve, DK-4270 Høng                  nature
                                                                                        gørlev turistbureau                                       6   Ulstrup Mølle
                                                                                        Algade 14, DK-4281 Gørlev                                                                                          22 Reersø-særpræget natur
                                                                                                                                                      Røsnæsvej 365, Ulstrup, DK-4400 Kalundborg
                                          www.nordic-ferry.com                          tel. +45 58 85 55 59                                                                                                  Reersø, DK-4281 Gørlev

                                                                 www.nordic-ferry.com
                                                                                        www.visitkalundborg.dk                                    7   Reersø Museum
                                                                                        goerlev@visitkalundborg.dk                                                                                         23 Røsnæs
                                                                                                                                                      Skansevej 4, Reersø, DK-4281 Gørlev                     Røsnæs, DK-4400 Kalundborg
                                                                                        Opening hour:                                             8   Vor Frue Kirke
                                                                                        1. May – 15. June                                                                                                  24 Nekselø naturområde
                                                                                                                                                      Adelgade, DK-4400 Kalundborg                            Nekselø, DK-4591 Føllenslev
                                                                                        Monday-Thursday at 9-14
                                                                                        16. June– 31. August                                      9   Sæby Kirke, Kalkmalerier
                                                                                        Monday-Thursday at 9-16,                                                                                           25 Tissø, Danmarks 4. største sø
                                                                                                                                                      Sæbyvej 50A, DK-4270 Høng                               Sæby, DK-4270 Høng
                                                                                        Friday closed, Saturday at 9-15
                                                                                        1. – 30. September                                       10 Buerup Træskomuseum
                                                                                        Monday-Thursday at 9-14                                                                                            26 Eskebjerg Vesterlyng kysthede
                                                                                                                                                    Buerupvej 20, Buerup, DK-4450 Jyderup                     Lyngvej, DK-4593 Eskebjerg
                                                                                                                                                 11 Vestsjællands Bilmuseum                                27 Loch Ness
                                                                                                                                                    Sæbyvej 48, Sæby, DK-4270 Høng                            Loch Ness 6, DK-4400 Kalundborg
                                                                                                                                                 12 Slagelse-Høng-Gørlev Veteranbane                       28 Bjergsted Bakker
                                                                                        Havnsø ny badeHotel                                         Jernbanevej, DK-4270 Høng, DK-4281 Gørlev
                                                                                        Havnevej 3,DK-4591 Føllenslev                                                                                         DK-4470 Svebølle
 island exPerienCes aHead                                                               Tel. +45 59 26 94 00                                     13 Landbomuseet Birkendegård
                                                                                        www.visitkalundborg.dk                                                                                             29 Åmosen-naturområde
                                                                                                                                                    Eskebjergvej 103, DK-4400 Kalundborg                      v/Halleby Å, DK-4295 Stenlille
 Whale off the starboard! Share                                                         info@visitkalundborg.dk
 your packed lunch with the sea-                                                                                                                 14 Sejerø Kulturhus og Købmandsmuseum
                                                                                        Opening hour:                                               Sejerbyvej 7, Sejerby, DK-4592 Sejerø
 gulls. Many departures to Sejerø                                                       daily throughout the year
                                                                                                                                                 15 Vikingeborgen Trelleborg
 and Nekselø every day.                                                                                                                             Trelleborg Allé 4, Hejninge, DK-4200 Slagelse
 færgeselskabet vestsJælland a/s
                                                                                        Udgivet af: Visit Kalundborg. Udgivet uden ansvar for fejl, mangler og ændringer. Oplag: 40.000. Fotografer: Kurt Johansen, Søren Harding, John Larsen, Jens Nielsen,
 Brovej 22, DK-4592 Sejerø
                                                                                        Birthe Maltha Petersen, Lise Mortensen Høy, Bo Falck Hansen, Sabine Schostag, Nono, Palle Laursen, Søren Nancke, Søren Harding, Benny Staal, Helle Nielsen. Tekst:
 Tel. +45 59 59 00 18 / +45 58 19 53 11
                                                                                        Lise Mortensen Høy. Ravkunst af Pia Ahrenst. Fernisering på Bispegården af Sys Hindsbos værker. Grafisk design: Caroline Seehusen mDD.
 www.faergevest.dk
                                                                                        Produktion: ReklameService Erik Johnsen


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                             Kalundborg




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Slip rattet og slap af
 Lassen Sie das Steuer los und lehnen Sie sich zurück
 Take your hands off the wheel and relax




                                         Ta’ en pause undervejs og stræk benene. Nyd havudsigten og et lækkert måltid.
                                         Færgerne sejler over Kattegat fra morgen til aften, så der er altid en afgang,
                                         som passer til familiens rejseplaner.

                                         Gönnen Sie sich eine Erholungspause. Genießen Sie den Meeresblick und
                                         ein schmackhaftes Essen. Die Fähren überqueren den Kattegat von morgens
                                         bis abends, und die Familie findet somit immer eine passende Abfahrt.

                                         Take a break and stretch your legs. Enjoy the sea views and a delicious meal.
                                         Ferries sail across the Kattegat from morning till night, so you will always
    ca. 45 min.                          find a crossing to suit your family’s travel plans.
    ca. 65 min.
    ca. 2 t. 40 min.




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