Lyngby-Taarbæk is also known as the green area north of Copenhagen, and with good reason. The municipality offers many possibilities of outings, picnics or outdoor sport and activities. Every part of the municipality has its own oases waiting to be explored. Here, you will find some inspiration to get you started.
With its 100 hectares, Dyrehaven (Deer Park) is a popular venue all year round. The park was established as hunting grounds by King Frederik III and Christian V around 1670, and it was opened to the public in 1756. In the park, there can be up to 2100 wild deer in the summertime, and from the Eremitage Castle there is a view of the Øresund. In the winter, Dyrehaven is a popular place to go sledging down the many hills.
The Mill Stream Mølleåen
The idyllic Mølleåen covers 15 – 20 miles (25 –30 km) and flows through Farum Sø, Furesøen and Lyngby Sø, which leads it to its mouth by Strandmøllen at Øresund. From May to September, you can take a ride on the Bådfartens lake steamers, which offers regular service on several routes or you can rent rowing boats and canoes to experience the beautiful countryside around Mølleåen and the lakes on your own.
Lyngby Åmose offers a beautiful and varied scenery in the northern part of Lyngby Sø. In Lyngby Åmose, the narrow paths and small bridges lead you through the marsh, lakes, forest and vantage points, from where you can get a view of Lyngby lake while spotting interesting wildlife. On sunny days, the area is a popular place to go running or biking and for children to fish with a fishing net.
Frederiksdal Fribad beach – Virum Vandvej 7, Virum
Frederiksdal Fribad is a small sandy beach that is perfect for families with children as it has shallow waters and a bridge for those who wish to go in a bit deeper. The area is ideal for picnics and outdoor fun.