Ishøj, The green Gateway to Copenhagen


Ishøj is the obvious choice for a holiday throughout the year, and in addition a perfect base for visits to Copenhagen with all the temptations the capital holds in store for you, a mere 15 km away. An oasis of friendliness, art, culture and grat experiences is awaiting you within a short distance of the metropolis. - From Ishøj it takes 15 min. by train or car to Tivoli (City).

Ishøj is situated just south of Copenhagen. Our beach, part of a 7 km beach park (Strandparken) is one of the finest in Denmark, offering plenty of opportunities for recreation and activity.

In the area of Strandparken you will also find small lakes, the yacht harbour with eating places and Museum of Modern Art (Arken).

There are 37 km of traffic-safe cycle tracks in the green areas to which Ishøj owes its name of The Green Gateway to Copenhagen.

Completing the picture of a modern community is Ishøj Bycenter, a centre where you will find, under roof, alleys and squares with shops and nearly all kinds of eating places besides library and an indoor swimming pool.


By car from airport: Turn on E20, nr. 17 - follow E20 (17,4 km) - exit the road at "Vallensbæk" nr. 25 - turn left at Søndre Ringvej about 1,7 km - continue straight ahead at Ishøj Strandvej about 900 m - turn left at Skovvej about 500 m - turn right at: Strandvangen.

By train from airport: Take the train to Copenhagen Central Station (København H) - From there take a train heading towards "Køge" or "Hundige" (platform nr. 12) And leave at Ishøj Station - From there you can walk or take a taxi.

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