When visiting Denmark’s largest island, families will find that there are no shortage of things to do. It’s also worth going beyond the capital to experience the South Zealand area. For families who want to make the most from their trip, these are some of the top attractions which encompass both fun activities and also a peek into Zealand’s history.
For families of all ages, the them park Bonbonland is not one to be missed. Catering to both adults and children of all ages, it’s easy to spend an entire day or even longer at this fun park. Some of the family-friendly attractions include Baever raftering, Vandrotten, and many more. Children who are on the younger side will want to try Ormen and Sputtren. They’ll love Leofarterne where they can try out a driver’s license completely free!
Get in to the park early and try out some of the rides. After you’ve gotten your fill of rides, make sure to check out one of their amazing restaurants. You can bring your own food but the restaurants feature classic dishes such as burgers, salads, home-made sandwiches and more. Make sure that you try one of their BonBon ice creams while you’re there! The park also has seasonal shows that are a great way to relax and unwind. Make sure to check out the schedule of events so you don’t miss anything at this fun park.
This museum is a great way to spend a morning or afternoon. It was a subterranean fortress that was used in the 20th century Cold War Era. Built as a secret fortress when nuclear was feared in a stand-off between NATO and the USSR, the museum was built to provide a historical understanding of what happened at that time.
Visits are available in 90-minute tours. While the guided tour is a great way to get to know the area better, you don’t need a tour in order to explore the above-ground area. View a selection of mobile radar stations, rocket launchers, and more. For just a small fee, visitors to the museum can even drive a model tour. Make sure to book ahead as this is a popular attraction. Great for anyone interested in history, it’s also a fascinating experience of a fairly recent time in history.
This white chalk cliff is well-known for being on the UNESCO World Heritage List. The spectacular white cliffs are an amazing site. Start out the trip to these cliffs by going for a walk on the stomping path along the trips. You’ll get great views and see the landscape. While visiting the cliffs, take note of the Old Church. It’s located close to the cliffs but is open to visitors where you can also enjoy lovely views. The Gjorslev Casltle is also in the area. It may not be open but there are many events such as markets and concerts which are enjoyable for everyone. Enjoy fresh seafood in the area to finish out the day.
These are some of the major things to do in South Zealand but chances are you can find many more activities. Try out these family-friendly sites and attractions when visiting the area.