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Join us for a canoe tour with gunpowder and cannons in Frederiksværk

Experience a unique combination of nature and history with this canoe tour through Frederiksværk. This tour lets you paddle along historic canals, visit the Gunpowder Works Museum, and delve into the city's fascinating industrial history. It's the perfect outing for adults and children who want to enjoy a memorable day in scenic surroundings with intriguing historical insights.

Your tour begins at Ågabet Outdoor Center, where a guide will welcome you and the canoes will be ready to take you along the canal to Frederiksværk.

This picturesque route, established between 1717 and 1719, marks the beginning of Frederiksværk's history as an industrial city.

Upon arrival, the canoes are carried ashore, and the tour continues with a visit to the Gunpowder Works Museum. Here, you can see the old water-powered machines, learn about gunpowder production, and hear about the hazardous working conditions. There is also an opportunity to enjoy a packed lunch before returning to Ågabet Outdoor Center via the canal.

The ticket also includes access to the Arsenal, if you wish to explore Frederiksværk's industrial history further after the boat trip.

Practical information for the tour:

  • Dates: July 9, 16, and 23 from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
  • Address: Ågabet Outdoor Center, Sørupvang 24, 3300 Frederiksværk
  • Price: Adults: DKK 395 (excluding fee) | Children under 12: DKK 150 (excluding fee)
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