Top things to do

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…
Top Choice Cafe in Jelling

Cafe Sejd

Bjarne and Ole, the guys behind this stylish, mythologically inspired cafe, are storytellers up for a chat (about Viking times or current affairs). There's good coffee on offer, plus local microbrews and even mead, …
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…
Buffet in Billund

Panorama Restaurant – Hotel Legoland

A large, light-filled place with a comprehensive kids menu. The buffet lunch (adult/child 198/99kr) and dinner (265/125kr) represent reasonable value, and kids (adults, too) will love the potatoes shaped like Lego b…
French in Randers

Bistroteket

Winning hearts and palates, this central bistro successfully marries French flavours with Danish classics. The three-course dinner menu is excellent value at 350kr, and the option of matching it with a 'nice wine me…
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…