Besides lots of cultural experiences Gilleleje also has one of the most beautiful hiking trails in Denmark. Here you can enjoy the panoramic views of the rock formation Kullen in Sweden and ist beautiful nature. In the area you will also find impressive castles and the 800 year old convent Esrum Kloster. When you book a holiday home in Gilleleje, you are not far from Denmark's capital, Copenhagen - here you will find countless experiences for the entire family.
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Spend your holiday in scenic Gilleleje and enjoy the vibrant tourist town. Gilleleje has Zealand's biggest fishing port, the centre of town. During the summer season the town is full of life, and you will find various activities every year. You can spend your holiday during the Gilleje festival which is a music festival with famous Danish artists and great music.
Gilleleje has a lot of small child-friendly beaches. Here you can spend your days relaxing on the beach, frolocking in the ocean and then enjoy a lunch on the port. The many restaurants, e.g. Restaurant Gilleleje and Fyrkroen, offers delicious courses for the entire family.
Gilleleje has numerous experiences. The town has e.g. Gilleleje museum, the church and the lighthouse Nakkehoved Fyr. If you want a more active holiday, the Gilbjergstien offers 2.5 km trails for hiking and biking. The trail starts in Gilleleje and ends at Gilbjerghoved with great views of of the ocean from the steep slopes. If you want to play golf, a visit to Gilleleje golf club with the beautiful but challenging 18-holes golf course avaits you. The course has been named one of the best courses on Zealand several times.
If you spend your holiday in Gilleleje, you can take a trip to Copenhagen and enjoy its various shopping and culture all year. You can e.g. challenge your brain at the Experimentarium or try thrilling rides in Tivoli. Combine your relaxing holiday in a holiday cottage with one of Copenhagen's many offers.
A holiday in Gilleleje includes plenty of attractions within short distance from the town, e.g. the trail Gilbjergstien, the animal park and art exhibitions. If you drive a little further, you can visit the famous and popular attractions. Try e.g.:
Tivoli – One of Denmark's most beautiful amusement parks with more than 30 rides. Spend a fairytale day filled of thrills, cotton candy of toffee apples.
Canaltours – Experience the lovely capital from the water. Try the guided tours through the canals or try the Hop On - Hop Off boats and experience te city at your own pace.
Vikingeskibsmuseet in Roskilde – At the viking ship museum you can see 5 original viking ships located with panoramic views of the Roskilde Fjord. The museum has changing exhibitions and experiences for the entire family and children of all ages.
Dyrehavsbakken – Take a trip to the old amusement park and experience the scenic nature with lakes, open plains and wild game. In the middle of the area called Dyrehavsbakken you will find Denmark's oldest amusement park with thrilling rides, old houses and various restaurants.
Experimentarium – Natural science and technology for the entire family. At the science centre you will get smarter through games and fun. There are changing exhibitions and shows through the year.
On your drive from Gilleleje to Copenhagen you can visit Helsingør with the Kronborg Castle, the maritime museum M/S Søfartsmuseet and the small and cosy salt water aquarium, the Øresundsakvariet. If you get hungry on the way, the harbour has a large food market with streetfood from all over the world called the Værftets Madmarked.
If you book a holiday home at DanCenter you will get discounts on many of the most popular attractions in Denmark. Here you can see which attractions have discounts when booking thorugh DanCenter.
DanCenter holiday rentals has more than 60 years of experience in holiday home rental, so when you plan your holiday with us, you can be sure to find everything in order. You will find more than 30 holiday homes in Gilleleje on this page. Whether you dream of a beautiful ocean look or a holiday home with sauna, you will find something for everyone at DanCenter.
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holiday centre in Gilleleje
the cosy holiday homes are located right at the Kattegat. Just outside your door you will find the best sandy beaches with activities for the entire family. You can both hear and smell the Kattegat from the houses and many of the houses also have views of the beautiful ocean.
Gilleleje is especially known as a fishing port and at Danland Gilleleje you will therefore find a place where the anglers can clean the fish.
The holiday centre has both an indoor and an outdoor swimming pool. Inside you can also enjoy the warm sauna and try the various activities e.g. table tennis, billiards and arcade. Outside you can play petanque or set up a game for the entire family on the ball courts while the little ones enjoy the playground and bouncing cushions.
We have collected some of the most frequent questions from our guests.
There are 30+ DanCenter holiday homes in Gilleleje, Denmark.
Gilleleje beach, Experimentarium Science Centre, Dyrehavsbakken Amusement Park, and Kronborg castle are some places that you must visit around Gilleleje.
Some of the must-try activities in Gilleleje are :
Travellers from the UK can reach Copenhagen by air, rail, ferry or motor vehicles. From there, Gilleleje is just a train or bus ride away.
Some of the recommended dishes in Gilleleje (and in Denmark in general) are Medisterpølse (sausages with mashed potatoes), Smørrebrød (open faced sandwich), Rød pølse (red sausage).
The best time to visit Gilleleje is from March to May and June to August.