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Greve Strand Travel Guide, Denmark

Greve Strand Travel Guide – The Clean Beaches of Greve Strand

Greve Strand is located 30 km south of the capital city, Copenhagen, 102 miles from Odense in a splendid bay, on Denmark’s island Sjælland. Surrounded by forests, the beach resort, located between the small towns of Greve and Ishøj, offers various activities on its beach such as swimming, fishing and surfing. In summertime, harbor festivals, season markets and sailing races are held here to the delight of its visitors.

Greve municipality dates only from 1970 and its municipal council is located in the town of Greve. With a population of around 47,773 inhabitants, it operates as a suburb of the capital city of Copenhagen.

The history of the place goes back to 1960s, when the area was only covered by some holiday cottages of many inhabitants of Copenhagen. Since then, plenty of people have moved out of Copenhagen and settled down in Greve. More districts of new detached houses, new shopping malls and business office buildings have risen on the coast.

Today it is the best place for those looking forward to an unforgettable vacation, rich in varied experiences. There is nothing else to do round here but to enjoy the cool breeze of the sea or to participate in many of the leisure activities on the clean beach.

Greve Strand Travel Guide – The Coastline of the Bay 'Køge Bugt'

The area of holiday houses in Greve Strand expand itself along the coastline of the wondrous bay 'Køge Bugt', 2 km far from Greve and 7 km far from Ishøj. Both towns offer some cultural treasures. Groceries are possible to buy in the immediate neighborhood of the holiday area. The holiday houses are electrically heated and offer great facilities which make no difference from home comfort.

The wide, clean beaches invite you to multifarious leisure activities. Swimming, surfing, sailing and fishing are possible throughout the summer.

Some other outdoor activities can be done in the surroundings. Angling along the shores as well as in the numerous lakes around, gathers anglers from Copenhagen and neighborhoods, who are interested in this type of hobby. A refreshing walk by Karlslunde to the limestone quarry Karlstrup Kalkgrav, or a simply wander through Hedeland, where wide expanses, lakes, forested hills and rich animal life provide picturesque landscapes. It is worth to know that skiing is possible here during wintertime. Bicycle trips along the network of cycling paths around Ishøj and golf courses can be tried as well.

If the weather is bad, the largest Danish baths in Greve may be the perfect solution.

Greve Strand Travel Guide – Public Transport

Greve Strand travel guide point out that the city can be easily reached by land mostly. A network of buses links the capital city, Copenhagen, to its suburbs. The S-train railroad network serves the town of Greve. Rental cars services as well as taxi services are also available in Copenhagen.

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