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Top Choice Cafe in Sønderborg

Kislings

Get caffeinated here, on what may just be southern Jutland's best coffee. This stylish main-street cafe boasts a lovely garden area, eclectic decor, and a short menu of high-quality local produce and tasty breads.
Castle in Sønderborg

Sønderborg Slot

Sønderborg Castle dates from the mid-12th century, when a stronghold was built on the site; later bastions were added for further fortification. It's rich in lore, and nowadays it houses a museum of regional history…
Museum in Sønderborg

Historiecenter Dybbøl Banke

On 18 April 1864 the German army steamrolled the Danes and took control of southern Jutland until the end of WWI. On the western edge of town, this history centre gives an informative glimpse into the bloody war of …
International in Sønderborg

Café Ib Rehne Cairo

Named after the sign-off of a veteran Danish correspondent, this all-day cafe-bar sports fresh decor and a classic-hits menu (smørrebrød, burgers, salads). The alfresco tables on the square get a workout from brunch…
Steak in Sønderborg

OX-EN Steakhouse

Prime Australian steaks have found themselves halfway across the globe to be salivated over (and paired with New World wines) at this chic, busy harbour restaurant. If you don’t get your kicks from grilled meat, the…
Italian in Sønderborg

Bella Italia

In a stylishly rustic, brick-vaulted interior, this family run trattoria doles out big bowls of pasta and excellent thin-crust pizza, alongside meaty mains of veal and rack of lamb. Italian wines and classic dessert…
Landmark in Sønderborg

Dybbøl Mølle

The Dybbøl windmill has been bombed twice and now stands as a beloved national symbol. Exhibits cover the mill’s history and explain the symbolism of the site.