Attractions

Top Choice Amusement Park in Billund

Legoland

Mind-blowing Lego models, fun rides and the happy-family magic associated with great theme parks have transformed Legoland into Denmark’s most visited tourist attraction outside of Copenhagen. It’s a great day outin…
Top Choice Cultural Centre in Billund

Lego House

Opened in 2017 in the heart of Billund, Lego House is a hands-on 'experience centre' with a thoroughly brilliant design that resembles a stack of 21 gigantic Lego bricks. It is marketed as the 'Home of the Brick' an…
Top Choice Church in Jelling

Jelling Kirke

Inside this small whitewashed church, erected around 1100, are some vividly restored 12th-century frescoes; the main attractions, however, are the two well-preserved rune stones just outside the church door.The smal…
Top Choice Zoo in Randers

Randers Regnskov

Randers' most-visited attraction is this dome-enclosed tropical zoo ('regnskov' means rainforest), where the temperature is always a humid 20°C to 30°C (dress accordingly). Trails within the sultry domes pass throug…
Museum in Jelling

Kongernes Jelling

Kongernes Jelling is a large interactive museum opposite the church, dedicated to Jelling at the time of the Viking kings. It provides enthralling insight into the town’s monuments and their importance to Danish roy…
Church in Viborg

Viborg Domkirke

The striking, twin-towered cathedral is equally impressive inside and out, with frescoes, painted over five years (1908–13) by artist Joakim Skovgaard, evocatively portraying the story of the Protestant Bible. In 18…
Archaeological Site in Hobro

Fyrkat

Although it’s smaller than the better-known Trelleborg in Zealand, the thousand-year-old Fyrkat ring fortress so closely resembles Trelleborg that both compounds are presumed to have been built by the Viking king Ha…
Museum in Hobro

Vikingecenter Fyrkat

Complementing Fyrkat fortress is a Viking-style farmstead 1km north. Archaeologists believe such farms existed around the fortress walls, supplying encamped Vikings with fresh produce. This re-creation took more tha…
Area in Randers

Central Randers

The most interesting part of Randers is its central area, a hotchpotch of architecture with some antique gems alongside more-modern eyesores. Hunt down the pearls, and the stories behind them, with the Star Route br…
Museum in Randers

Memphis Mansion

Four kilometres southeast of Randers' town centre is the Elvis Presley Museum, housed in a replica Graceland mansion (double the size of the original). True, you don’t expect to find a shrine to the King in regional…