Heritage & Viking Sites in Southern Denmark
Visit one of the most interesting parts of Denmark regarding heritage and viking attractions.
Be inspired by the famous Danish Viking warriors, how they lived and the way they prepared for their big battles, combined with distinguished heritage experiences of outstanding natural areas and cultural monuments.
The heritage sites
On the heritage tour, you will get great experience about Denmark`s deep historical roots at the exhibitions by The Jelling Monuments. Founded in 1773 in South Jutland, The Moravian Brethren's old town in Christiansfeld is an example of a planned settlement of the Moravian Church.
The Wadden Sea National Park is one of the most important wetlands in the world and became a member of the World Heritage List in 2014.
The Viking sites
In the region of South Denmark, you will find more interesting locations, offering the possibility to walk back in the footsteps of the famous Viking warriors. Get close to the treasures from the ship grave in Ladby Viking Museum at Funen and get the feeling through the recreation about the Viking kings' final sailing trip to Valhalla.
The Jelling Monuments are considered Europe’s finest Viking Age monuments and they enjoy UNESCO World Heritage patronage.
By a visit to the oldest town in Denmark Ribe, will feel like you had hit capital of the Vikings. Through the inspiration from the old town, the Viking museum and the exciting Viking Market with the many exhibitions, activities and events, you can get your curiosity around the famous warriors.
See more: Travel Guide Jutland