Outdoor Life

We humans are not really suited for what we do most. Rather than slouching indoors, we should get out in the open. Rather than bowing to stress, we need to take a deep and serene breath. Here, in the Heart of Jutland, you have every opportunity for outdoor activity. Shaped by the Ice Age, the local landscapes are both unique and dramatic. There are meltwater tunnel valleys, moraine hillscapes and places that inspire silence and awe. Indeed, we are lucky to have some of Denmark’s most magnificent nature, which we happily share with you.

Outdoor Life in Kolding
Outdoor Life in Vejle
Outdoor Life in Billund

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Did you remember to get fresh air today? Feel the silence of unique Danish nature where landscapes are shaped by the Ice Age.

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Beaches

Waves and family-friendly beaches. In Kolding and Vejle, there are beautiful beaches. Here you can laze your day away with a good book or challenge family and friends to games in the sand – where the losers, of course, fetch ice creams for all. Enjoy the warm summer days while imagining what a thrilling – and chilling – experience winter bathing must be.

disabled friendly beaches

The Heart of Jutland has several beaches where a dip is only a ramp ride away. Albuen Strand, Ibæk Strand, Hvidbjerg Strand and Høll Strand are all disabled friendly.

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Hiking routes

Go hiking for a few hours – or for a day or perhaps two. Explore the scenic nature around Vejle, Kolding and Billund with your knapsack and packed lunch. The area is rich in wildlife, wildflowers and tales from the past. Easily accessible, you’re invited to explore the many signposted hiking trails and routes that crisscross the hillscapes, wetlands and river valleys of the wide-open landscapes.

STRAP ON YOUR HIKING BOOTS!

Hike in the footsteps of legendary King Rans along the Rans Togt Route that features six stages. Explore a single stage or spend the night at an inn or hostel on route.

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Heathlands and river valleys

Wind-swept heaths, sand dunes and rolling river valleys rich in wildlife. There is something for everyone in the great outdoors, whether you are inspiring your children with a nature walk or are enjoying quality time as a couple. Explore the magnificent landscapes shaped by the amazing forces of nature. Walk mile after mile, wander in the footsteps of historic legends, or find a quiet spot from where to gaze across the open landscape.

Time for fresh air

Enjoy a break in the great outdoors. In the Triangle area, there are scenic natural surroundings of all kinds.

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Green oases

Take a break in green nature. Bring a blanket and your picnic basket for two, or play hide and seek with the whole family. Vejle and Kolding invite you to relax in several central city parks surrounded by vibrant urban life. Join the locals for summer concerts and events in leafy parklands. We promise you’ll enjoy Danish hygge – and plenty of festive memories.

BOTANISE IN THE GEOGRAPHICAL GARDEN

Pay admission to the Geographical Garden in Kolding (children are free) where you can experience how trees, shrubs and herbs blend in beautiful colour displays.

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