Around Copenhagen: Bellevue Beach

One of my very favorite things about Copenhagen, as I’m sure I’ve mentioned before, is its proximity to the sea. There’s water everywhere, and it’s awesome. We have the harbor, which is a central part of the city’s urban landscape, with key landmarks such as the Opera and the Royal Playhouse located on its edge. You can take a harbor bus, or rent boats, and even Sweden is within sailing distance.

We have the lovely canals of Holmen, Christianshavn, and Sluseholmen, and we have harbor baths to cool off in the summer. We have events that are centered around the water, such as the Red Bull cliff diving event, where world famous divers jump off the Opera building.

And we have beaches. Amager Strandpark, Charlottenlund Beach, Svanemølle Beach, and - one of the most famous, and in my opinion, most beautiful ones - Bellevue Beach.

Located in Klampenborg, just about 15 minutes North of Copenhagen, it’s approximately 700 meters long and located right off of Strandvejen, the famous coastal road that stretches along the East coast of Sjælland all the way up to Helsingør.

The beach is only about a 5 minute walk from the S-train station Klampenborg, and is in close vicinity to Dyrehaven park and the world’s oldest amusement park, Bakken.

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