In Billund you find both the original Legoland and the Lego House Unique UNESCO Heritage sites, Vikings and beautiful nature are top highlights in South Denmark The famous fairy tale writer Hans Christian Andersen was born in Odense The Wadden Sea is on the UNESCO list and is one of the most important wetlands in the world

Welcome to South Denmark

South Denmark has some of Denmark`s most beautiful and contrasting landscapes and great attractions for families as the original Legoland and three UNESCO world heritage sites.

In South Denmark, you find the historical treasure trove, romantic and old castles, well preserved ancient towns and exciting museums.

Top family & fun destination

It is not without any reason this region was pronounced 'The world’s best children’s holiday destination'. You have a short distance to the most spectacular fun and games for all ages. We can recommend highlights as LegolandGivskud Animal Park, the Universe, the Tinderbox or Egeskov Castle.

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In the footsteps of H.C. Andersen

Walk in the footsteps of H.C. Andersen in Odense at Funen. Visit the most famous Andersen attractions in Odense, where Andersen was born, and you can follow the designed Hans Christian Andersen route in Odense. We also recommend the H.C. Andersen Trail, where you will pass beautiful castles the famous fairy tale author visited when he lived (1805 - 1875).

Get to know the Vikings

Get into the dramatic history of the Danish Vikings by visiting the attractions in Ladby Museum, the Jelling MonumentsRibe or Ribe Vikingecenter.

Discover the Wadden Sea region - a Unesco Heritage site

The Wadden Sea National Park is included in the Unesco Heritage List. It`s an amazing location with the most important wetlands in the world with many birds and wildlife. It is very recommended to visit the Wadden Sea Centre here. The 1000 m2 exhibition centre which opened in February 2017 gives you insights into the Wadden Sea National Park secrets with the newest technology, and you get close to the birds you normally watch at a distance.

South Funen Archipelago is one of the most beautiful spots in Denmark

Beautiful small islands surrounding the island 'Funen' and are called 'the South Funen Archipelago'. Take one of the small boat routes and explore fantastic scenic adventures, exciting cultural history and warm-hearted islanders.

Beautiful beaches  in South Denmark

The Southern Jutland`s coasts invite for relaxation and activities, especially during the summer season. On the Eastern coastline, you find the inlets and the Little Belt (Lillebælt).

On the West coast beautiful beaches, you can visit Henne Beach or Blåvand Beach. The water is very clean, and it´s nice to bath here during the summer. At some beach locations, you can park your car right where you want on the beach as on Rømo which is one of the widest beaches in Northern Europe. 

Exciting activities as bridge walking is possible in Middelfart

Throughout the Southern part of Denmark, you will be inspired to try all kinds of activities like biking, hiking, tree topping walking, canoeing, surfing and bridge walking like in Sydney on the old Lillebælt bridge which combines Middelfart and Fredericia.