Farum, located in the north eastern part of Zealand in Denmark, is an island city with a history spanning more than a millennium. Many of the city's ancient monuments have been destroyed by the passage of time, by wars, and by development. However, you can still find thousand year old relics in this mysterious city. There are also interesting buildings dating back to the 18th century. The culture in the city is influenced by the influx of immigrants, mostly the Turks, and those from the Middle East and from Eastern Europe. Due to this, Farum is home to a large variety of sumptuous, exotic cuisines.
The first building documented in Farum was a church built in 1100. Many cannot imagine such an ancient relic still standing; however, you can still find remnants of this structure in the present church of Farum, the Farum Kirke. Another building worth exploring is Kregme Church. You can drive here with a car for hire in Farum and find the building near the Roskilde fjord. There is also a rectory on the church grounds, made of timber and with a thatched roof. It was built in 1724 and is now listed as a historic place in Denmark.
Situated a short drive from town if you rent a car in Farum, the Farum Lake is a beautiful expanse of natural beauty, with two islands in the middle that are home to an abundance of woodland, songbirds, fowl, and wildlife. Park rangers are friendly and will take you on a guided tour of the area, and you will be able to indulge in bird watching from the hides situated in several locations. You could visit Farumgaard, a beautiful estate with a mansion overlooking the lakeshore. This piece of land has been coveted and owned by numerous parties since 1370. The current manor was built in 1705 in the Rococo architecture style.
You won't be at a loss for restaurants to try in Farum, as there are many interesting and delicious eateries here. The road network is quite efficient, and you can easily access neighbouring towns of Copenhagen, Malmo, Ballerup, Hellirod, or Tarnby. It's quite refreshing to see more of Denmark and explore the cities if you've gotten yourself a car for rent in Farum.
Farum is an enchanting city that provides the perfect blend of city life and natural scenery. Its history makes for a mysterious and captivating aura and the blend of culture in this town is interesting and refreshing. Book a holiday in this beguiling town, arrange for a car rental, and experience for yourself the wonders that Farum has to offer.
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