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Vejle
Perched at the head of a fjord, Vejle sits in an idyllic intersection of rivers, valleys and forested hills. During the Middle Ages Vejle was an important market town. Today it enjoys more sophisticated status, thanks to spas, shopping centers, safari parks, golf courses and upscale dining establishments. Don’t miss the Viking-age rune stones or the remains of the Iron Age “bog woman” on display inside of St. Nicolai Church.

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Royal Jelling
Royal Jelling(Jelling)
Owner description: Jelling is one of Denmark's most important historical sites. In 1994, the monuments were included on UNESCOs list of historical monuments that are particularly worthy of... more Owner description: Jelling is one of Denmark's most important historical sites. In 1994, the monuments were included on UNESCOs list of historical monuments that are particularly worthy of preservation, the World Heritage List (thus joining, for example, Stonehenge and the Great Wall of China). Two huge mounds and two large rune stones, with a whitewashed church midway between them - what links these impressive monuments from the past? The permanent exhibition centre, Royal Jelling, is closed but will reopen in the summer of 2015, including a roof terrace from which you can view the area with the two rune stones, the ship setting and palisade. The exhibition covers a number of the mysteries associated with Jelling. Was it King Gorm the Old that archaeologists found beneath the floor of Jelling Church? Was he really first buried in the northern mound in accordance with pagan custom? And why does the largest rune stone depict both the Midgard serpent and Christ on the cross? Who lies buried in the world's largest ship setting? The exhibition also shows how the finds at Jelling have expanded our knowledge of Denmark's Viking heritage and how the story of Thyra has become a saga of almost mythical proportions. Jelling con¬tains much of what can be regarded as Denmark's national identity. Admission to the exhibition is free, although there is a charge for guided tours on various themes. less
Attraction type: Specialty Museums
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Jelling Mounds, Runic Stones and Church
Jelling Mounds, Runic Stones and Church(Jelling)
Attraction type: Monuments & Statues; Historic Sites
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Oekolariet
Oekolariet
Owner description: The Ecolarium is a knowledge centre and experimentarium in Vejle Through exhibitions, teaching and events our visitors learn about nature, environment, energy, climate, food... more Owner description: The Ecolarium is a knowledge centre and experimentarium in Vejle Through exhibitions, teaching and events our visitors learn about nature, environment, energy, climate, food, health, innovation and much more. Every year, up to 58.000 children, young people and grown-ups from Denmark and abroad visit the Ecolarium, and everyone is invited to see our exhibitions and to join teaching and guided tours. Our exhibitions and teaching are always related to society, and we have a local, regional, national and international angle on all the various topics that we deal with. less
Attraction type: Science Museums
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Bindeballe Kobmandsgaard
Bindeballe Kobmandsgaard(Randboel)
Attraction type: Specialty Museums
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Jelling Kirke
Jelling Kirke(Jelling)
Attraction type: Churches & Cathedrals
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Onkel A
Onkel A
Ranked #1 of 130 Restaurants in Vejle
Price: $9 - $26
Cuisines: Cafe, European, Scandinavian, Danish, Healthy
Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Kids
Dining options: Late Night, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Trattoria dei Re
Trattoria dei Re
Ranked #2 of 130 Restaurants in Vejle
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean, European
Good for: Special occasions, Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Garage Burgerbar
Garage Burgerbar
Ranked #3 of 130 Restaurants in Vejle
Cuisines: Fast Food
Good for: Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible

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Restaurant Hopballe Molle
Restaurant Hopballe Molle
Ranked #1 of 9 Restaurants in Jelling
Cuisines: European, Scandinavian, Danish
Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings, Scenic view, Kids
Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
KaffeBaren
KaffeBaren
Ranked #5 of 130 Restaurants in Vejle
Price: $3 - $17
Cuisines: Cafe, Danish
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks, Accepts Credit Cards, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer

All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Nearby recommended accommodations:

Vejle Golf Bed & Breakfast
3.0 of 5
Vejle Golf Bed & Breakfast
$105 - $141
Ranked #1 of 3 Boerkop B&B and Inns
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Munkebjerg Bed & Breakfast
3.0 of 5
Munkebjerg Bed & Breakfast
$87 - $92
Ranked #2 of 3 Boerkop B&B and Inns
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Camping Jelling
Camping Jelling
$57 - $156
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Nearby recommended accommodations:

Comwell Kellers Park & Spa
4.0 of 5
Comwell Kellers Park & Spa
$142 - $261 (DKK 853 - DKK 1,568)
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Boerkop
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Munkebjerg Hotel
4.0 of 5
Munkebjerg Hotel
$144 - $273
Ranked #3 of 14 Hotels in Vejle
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Scandic Jacob Gade
4.0 of 5
Scandic Jacob Gade
$127 - $260
Ranked #4 of 14 Hotels in Vejle
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