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Quietly Wonderful Kalundborg awaits

One port many destinations!

Where small-town charm meets Vikings & royalty. Kalundborg is a perfect gateway for adventures. A charming town, founded app. 1150 by historic war hero Esbern Snare, with easy access to some of the grandest Viking historic sites in Denmark – and more. The Viking ship museum and the royal Cathedral of Roskilde is just a one-hour drive from Kalundborg and legendary Viking castle ruins Trelleborg can be visited on an exciting half day trip. The friendly and warm atmosphere of Kalundborg will charm any cruise guest. Enjoy beautiful gardens, local museums, castles and churches, fly high in the Kragerup Go High, take the children to the amusement park Bon Bon Land. The natural beauty of the area is perfect for hiking, biking, or other outdoor activities. Kalundborg truly offers a wide palette of opportunities. Last but not least Kalundborg is within just over an hour’s drive from Copenhagen and Odense.

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What you need to know



Distance from pier to city center (each pier)

Quay 5-6: 330m/10 meter water depth 1 km New West Port: 500m/15m water depth: 5km

Transport to/from airport

Taxis, trains and buses are available. 100 km to Copenhagen Airport.

Transport to/from city center

From Quay 5-6: 10 minutes’ walk, shuttle service 5 minutes’ drive From New West Port: Taxi 10 minutes’ drive, shuttle service 15 minutes’ drive.


Danish kroner DKK

Important Port Matters

Berthing policy:

Pier 5-6

Max LOA: 330mMax depth: 10mType of berth (passenger, cargo, bulk traffic): Multi purposeFenders available (brand and type): RubberBollard strength: 25,50 and 74 maximum pull/ton Learn more

New West Port

Max LOA: 500mMax depth: 15mType of berth (passenger, cargo, bulk traffic): Multi purposeFenders available (brand and type): Heavy rubber fenders c/c 15 metersBollard strength: 150 tons bollards c/c 15 meters Learn more

Covid-19 Information

There are currently no COVID-19 restrictions in any of the 31 Cruise Baltic destinations. If the situation changes, this section will be updated with the necessary information regarding each port and destination.

Port Fees

Harbour dues (Currency/GT)

DKK 2.00

Passenger dues (Currency/PAX)


Services available for guests

Always available
Available in some cases
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Personal welcome
Musical welcome and/or farewell
Free local food samples
Gifts for passengers
Cruise guest national flags
Shops open on Sundays
Shops offer flexible opening hours for cruise guests
Shops accept credit card payment with no lower limit
Independent guest reception and help
Local life and events with locals

Various events; could be choir singing, Viking market, vintage cars and motorbikes

Mailbox available
Signed walking route from pier to city centre and/or public transport
Tourist information
Free Wi-Fi in port

Wi-Fi in the port area.

Destination collaboration/shore excursions
Local cruise network

e.g. VisitWestZealand provides free marketing materials of the destination (maps, videos, photos, brochures).

Authorized guides
Education of tourism partners on the cruise guest
Free shuttle available
City centre within 1 km from pier

Harbour located in city center, within walking distance from everything a traveler might need.

Publicly regulated taxis
Bike rental including map or GPS
Turnaround facilities
Direct flights to USA
Airport less than one hour drive from port
Airport less than one hour drive from city centre

Destination Highlights

Kalundborg “High Town” and the Church of our Lady

Medieval old town centre 15th and 16th century well-preserved houses and the Unique 5-towered church (1220)

Gardens of Birkegaarden

Prairie Garden, Convent Garden, Meditation Garden, and Permaculture Garden.

Kragerup Manor

Visit 9th generation Dinesen; Birgitte Dinesen will serve coffee and tell the story of the estate and of her famous family member the author Karen Blixen (ne. Dinesen

Dyrehoej Winery

Denmark’s largest and happiest wine producer takes you into the wine fields and you get to visit the winery and taste the grapes from the Zealand West Coast.

Exciting extras

In the footsteps of the Vikings

Visit the excavations of cult buildings and sacrificial sites of Tissoe, the Viking castle of Trelleborg and the Viking ship museum in Roskilde.

What’s on right now in Kalundborg?

There are no upcoming events at the moment

Excursions – on and off the beaten path

Classic and popular

The Castle of Dragsholm with the 2nd best hotel restaurant in the world
Visit the more than 800-year-old castle. Let the chef show you around the herb garden and experience what wild herbs are actually edible.
Roskilde Viking ship museum and and the UNESCO site Roskilde cathedral
This tour takes you back in history to the vikings and the Danish Kings and Queens
Hans Christian Andersens's Home town
Cross the Great Belt Bridge and visit the H.C. Andersen museum and "The Funen Village" a 19th century open air museum
Kalundborg is centrally located so all the attractions of Copenhagen are within one hour and 15 minutes drive.

New and adventurous

Dyrehoj Vinery Safari
Mountain bike or walking tour in the vineyard. Tasting of their wines and other produce. Tour of the vinery
Kayaking in the Halleby canal
Group of 8 in 2-person kayaks; room for a child in the middle

Don’t hesitate to get in touch

Port of Kalundborg
Michael D. Larsen