Helsingor lies on the northeast coast of Sealand, at the narrowest part of The Sound (Øresund), opposite Helsingborg, with which it is connected by ferry. And 45 km from Copenhagen.
Helsingor is today a cultural city with deep historical roots and with 62.000 inhabitants. World famous for Kronborg Castle, Shakespeare’s Hamlet and the Sound Dues, which was the basis for the city’s prosperity for more than 400 years. The entire waterfront of the city has in 2010 been revitalized for 175 million Euro and remodeled under the Culture Harbor project, incl. re-establishing the original rampart layouts of Kronborg Castle and turning an old shipyard into a modern culture and museum center. ‘The Culture Yard’ and the Danish Maritime Museum drawn by BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group connects the old Renaissance castle with Helsingor’s city center in an inspiring meeting between the past and the present.
With only 60 minutes to Copenhagen international airport, Helsingor is connect to the world, easy to access and to explore. Helsingor is Copenhagens cultural hub.