In Vejle you find many beautiful buildings designed by Denmark`s leading architects Vejle`s waterfront is today a modern and cosy district The design of the Waves is inspired by Jorn Utzon's Sydney Opera house Vejle is a green town with many beautiful natural spots


Vejle is a city in Denmark, in the southeast of Jutland and is known for its beautiful nature and architecture.

Vejle has a population of around 60,000 people and is known for its scenic location by the Vejle Fjord, its historical landmarks and architecture as the Vejle Town Hall and Fjordenhus.

Vejle is surrounded by some of Denmark's most magnificent nature and is  

The city also has several educational institutions, including the University College Lillebaelt and the Vejle Business School. Additionally, Vejle is a vital transportation hub, with a central train station and a network of highways connecting it to other parts of Denmark and Europe.


Attractions in Vejle

Vejle is a city with the futuristic 'the Wave' (Bølgen) by the waterfront. Vejle Art Museum is an art museum that exhibits modern and contemporary art. The museum hosts changing exhibitions and has a collection of Danish and international works of art.

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Shopping in Vejle

Vejle's main pedestrian street is almost a kilometre long, and the street has two shopping centres Bryggen and 'Mary's. In the pedestrian street, exclusive speciality boutiques mingle with brands such as Ecco and Pandora shops and other famous Danish brands. 

You will find charming shopping streets, including excellent restaurants, trendy outdoor cafes, and bars.

In Vejle, you will find the perfect harmony between remaining old buildings and new trendy architecture. To explore the difference, visit the old hilltop windmill and a grand merchant's house or the Wave, a new stylish apartment complex by the waterfront.

Great nature experiences

Especially during the summer, it is very recommended to visit the protected nature area as Vejle Fjord and  Vejle Ådal, with beautiful rolling forests, rivers, lakes, and farmland.

As one of the highlights in South Jutland, you will be captivated by the Vejle Inlet. The 22 km long inlet has beautiful viewpoints, sandy beaches, and picnic spots. Every summer, you will find the Vejle Inlet dotted with white sails, and sailing into the meandering inlet is a unique nature experience. 

Throughout the Vejle Ådal, you will find perfect options for hiking or biking.

The valley is covered by unique nature routes, inviting for canoeing, angling and golfing. The area is also the ultimate choice for a family picnic, where you will find many perfectly arranged places with beautiful view spots. 


Nearby famous attractions

In Vejle, you are only 30 minutes drive from the original Legoland in Billund from 1968.

A UNESCO heritage site, "Kongernes Jelling", from the Viking age in Jelling, is also close to Vejle.

If you are interested in wild animals from all over the world, we recommend you to visit Givskud safari park, only 30 km from Vejle. It is also a top-rated attraction for families with kids.

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Hotels in Vejle

Along the Vejle Inlet, you find relaxing, luxurious wellness & spa resorts like Vejle Fjord Hotel or Comwell Spa. In Vejle, you also can stay at several good hotels.


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How to get to Vejle

Vejle is located 2,5 hours drive from Copenhagen by train or car, and you will find train connections from Copenhagen every hour. Billund Airport is nearby, with connections from Copenhagen and many other international airports.

Do you visit South Jutland or Legoland in Billund, Vejle is the perfect choice for a detour. 

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  • Lattitude: 55.711311
  • Longitude: 9.536354