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Holbæk is a town in Denmark and the seat of Holbæk municipality with a population of 26,961 (1 January 2015). The city is located in the northeastern part of Region Sjælland, Denmark.A visit to Holbaek Havn represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Holbaek trip planner to plot your vacation.
Holbæk is on Zealand, on the banks of Holbæk Fjord, an inlet of the larger Isefjord. Holbæk is a commercial and industrial center for the surrounding area. By rail, Holbæk is served by Danske Statsbaner's line from Roskilde to Kalundborg, which runs through the city. Vestsjællands Lokalbaner connects Holbæk by rail to Nykøbing Sjælland. The city serves as a major hub for the Movia bus routes. Holbæk has an active commercial seaport that serves as the harbor for the ferry to Orø (island). Near the harbor there is a substantial marina.
Holbæk is first mentioned in official documents in Absalon's letter of June 8, 1199, in which he granted the majority of his estates to Sorø Klosterkirke in Sorø. It was called Holbækgaard, a larger farm belonging to a nobleman, around which the city would eventually develop.
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Holbæk harbour is charming. It is usually fairly quiet there unless you go on a hot weekend day in summer. There are always interesting boats to look at in the harbour. You can get a ferry across to..... more »
The harbour has both fishing vessels and small private yachts, creating a nice atmosphere. The ferry to Orø also leaves from this port. Can be recommended. more »
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