Egedal municipality is northwest of Copenhagen, has 41,000 inhabitants and includes the towns of Ølstykke, Stenløse, Ganløse, Veksø and Smørum. These towns are based on old villages, which since have grown into mostly residential towns inhabitet by people working in Copenhagen. There is not much of interest for travellers here and it will be difficult to find a hotel in the area.
S-train lines C and H goes through the region and stops at Veksø, Stenløse and Ølstykke. Travelling from Copenhagen to Ølstykke is about 40 minutes.
To get around within each of the towns in the region, walking is fine. To get between Veksø, Stenløse and Ølstykke, go by S-train for a few minutes. To get to Smørum, take the S-train to Ballerup Station and then bus 216. To get to Ganløse, take bus 334 from Stenløse Station.
Several pizzaries and Chinese restaurants are in the region, eg. in Ølstykke and Stenløse. A few more remarkable restaurants are also found: