Vordingborg

Travel Guide
Bring the family to Vordingborg to experience Danish history first hand.

A holiday in Vordingborg features a well-preserved Medieval tower from what was one of the biggest castles in the country and lots of activities for all ages. The town sits next to the shores of the Storstrøm sound, where there are also lots of opportunities for outdoor activities.

Vordingborg is in the south of Zealand and is believed to have been founded in the early 1100s. But one thing that Vordingborg is known for is that Valdemar the Great built a castle in the townin the 1160s. Because of its location, the town has played a prominent role in Danish history because of commerce and its strategic location during times of war.

Explore the history of Denmark by visiting the ruins of the former Vordingborg Slot and take a closer look at the remaining part of the Gåsetårnet, the town’s landmark. If you follow the outline of the moat, you come to Vor Frue Kirke, dating back to the mid-1400s, with an impressive pulpit. Alongside the castle ruins is the lovely historical botanic garden, founded in 1921 and designed according to the oldest Danish garden book from 1647.

If travelling to Vordingborg with the family, there are lots of fun, family-friendly activities. Danmarks Borgcenter is a fun and informative digital historical centre where visitors can learn about the Middle Ages and all that it entails in terms of kings, battles and power struggles. If you’ve got small kids with you, spend a couple of hours at Farmorhuset, where they can play while you enjoy a cup of coffee.

Getting to Vordingborg by train is easy regardless of which direction you come from, although you may have to change trains. There are also excellent motorway links and a good bus service.

Spend a holiday or weekend holiday in Vordingborg for a range of sporting activities on the sea or in the surrounding countryside. Come in the middle of July and take part in the Vordingborg Festuge, a week of fun and entertainment with lots of free concerts.

Hotel Kong Valdemar
Hotel Kong Valdemar
3 out of 5
Algade 101, Vordingborg, 4760
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly hotel in Vordingborg. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and breakfast. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff ...
3.2/5 (295 reviews)
Needs a face-lift
"Hotel gives an appearance of being somewhat worn-out and out-dated. Building (especially the part facing the parking-lot) could definitely do with a face-lift. Carpet and wall-paper needs to be renewed, and several light-bulps in the overhead lighting was not in use; giving the entrance/foyer a very ..."

Reviewed on 16 Aug 2021

Hotel Kong Valdemar
Holberggård - Gastronomi og Konference
Holberggård - Gastronomi og Konference
3.5 out of 5
Strandgaardsvej 8, Vordingborg, 4760
Stay at this 3.5-star apartment in Vordingborg. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and an outdoor pool. Popular attractions bakkebølle strand and Danmarks Borgcenter ...
4/5 Very Good! (4 reviews)
Kommer gerne igen
"Rummelig lejlighed i god stand. God udsigt. Fantastisk have og god mulighed for at benytte haveborde. Eneste småting: Savnede TV i lejligheden og køkkenet var fint men savnede varmeplade, urtekniv og bedre vinglas."

Reviewed on 15 Jul 2021

Holberggård - Gastronomi og Konference
2 bedroom accommodation in Vordingborg
2 bedroom accommodation in Vordingborg
Vordingborg, Sjaelland
Stay at this holiday home in Vordingborg. Enjoy WiFi, barbecues and a TV. Popular attractions Vor Frue Kirke and Gaasetaarnet are located nearby. Discover genuine ...
4/5 Very Good! (1 review)
Was weer geweldig
"Mooie omgeving en huisje, 100 meter bij fjord, alles zoals was aangegeven. Mooie tijd in Denemarken, waar we graag een geregeld komen."

Reviewed on 18 Mar 2022

2 bedroom accommodation in Vordingborg
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Holberggård - Gastronomi og Konference
Holberggård - Gastronomi og Konference
3.5 out of 5
Strandgaardsvej 8, Vordingborg, 4760
Stay at this 3.5-star apartment in Vordingborg. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and an outdoor pool. Popular attractions bakkebølle strand and Danmarks Borgcenter ...
4/5 Very Good! (4 reviews)
Kommer gerne igen
"Rummelig lejlighed i god stand. God udsigt. Fantastisk have og god mulighed for at benytte haveborde. Eneste småting: Savnede TV i lejligheden og køkkenet var fint men savnede varmeplade, urtekniv og bedre vinglas."

Reviewed on 15 Jul 2021

Holberggård - Gastronomi og Konference
2 bedroom accommodation in Vordingborg
2 bedroom accommodation in Vordingborg
Vordingborg, Sjaelland
Stay at this holiday home in Vordingborg. Enjoy WiFi, barbecues and a TV. Popular attractions Vor Frue Kirke and Gaasetaarnet are located nearby. Discover genuine ...
4/5 Very Good! (1 review)
Was weer geweldig
"Mooie omgeving en huisje, 100 meter bij fjord, alles zoals was aangegeven. Mooie tijd in Denemarken, waar we graag een geregeld komen."

Reviewed on 18 Mar 2022

2 bedroom accommodation in Vordingborg
6 Person Holiday Home in Vordingborg
6 Person Holiday Home in Vordingborg
3.5 out of 5
Vordingborg, Sjaelland
Stay at this 3.5-star holiday home in Vordingborg. Enjoy a terrace, an in-room DVD player and barbecues. Popular attractions Køng museum and Vor Frue Kirke are ...
6 Person Holiday Home in Vordingborg
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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