Here are some facts you might not know about Albertslund

Did you know that:

  • It takes less than 20 minutes from Albertslund to Copenhagen by S-train.
  • Over 60% of Albertslund is covered by forests and green areas.Albertslund has 4 elementary schools and 17 day care institutions.
  • Over 75% of the food in day care institutions is organic.
  • 70% of all first grade pupils in Albertslund either cycle or walk to and from school.
  • Albertslund has a brand new library, designed by Henning Larsen Architects.
  • Every week 1,350 children, young people and adults take classes at the Albertslund Music School in everything from baby bongo to big band.
  • Albertslund has its own symphony orchestra.
  • Forbrændingen is a regional music venue where you can hear established artists and upcoming bands.
  • MusikTeatret is Zealand´s largest cultural centre with a concert and theatre hall and two modern cinemas.
  • Open air swimming pool Badesøen in Albertslund is the most beautiful open air swimming pool in Northern Europe. There you can swim, take a ride on the water slide, play beach volleyball, street basketball, mini golf etc.
  • The organic petting farm Toftegården is a small haven, an idyllic country setting for local children to visit.
  • There are over 300 associations in Albertslund.In 2007 Albertslund became the first environmentally certified municipality in Denmark.
  • Albertslund was appointed Nordic Energy Municipality 2011 thanks to urban development with climate considerations - the development of solutions for energy efficient renovation of homes.