Beaches in Denmark

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Beaches in Denmark

In Denmark, there is more than 7,000 km of coastline, and there are a total of approximately 1,300 registered beaches, of which just under 10% in freshwater areas. The beaches can be seen on the European Environment Agency website – please CLICK HERE

The Council for Greater Water Safety recommends that you visit beaches provided with lifeguard supervision.
The North Zealand lifeguard has 19 lifeguard posts distributed throughout the North Coast. The posts are manned during school summer holidays, as well as the weekends before and after the summer holidays, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
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TrygFonden has lifeguard towers located on many beaches: in 2012, the towers on the beaches were manned from week 26 to 33; with lifeguards from the Danish Swimming Federation.
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On Amager beach, there are lifeguards in selected areas during the high season. Lifeguards are on the beach during the school holidays in mid-June to late August. There are lifeguards on duty each day from 10 .m. to 6 p.m.
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The Blue Flag ensures that the beaches are clean and well maintained. They have rescue equipment and the possibility of contacting the rescue services. Additionally, they are equipped with toilet facilities, waste facilities / sorting facilities, etc.

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The Beach Weather

For information about the beach weather, please visit: http://www.dmi.dk/vejr/til-lands/strandvejr/ (in Danish only)