Art and architecture

Denmark’s leading architects have made Vejle a landmark city of contemporary urban design with an inspiring blend of developments, including residential buildings and new cultural icons for instance Bølgen and Fjordenhus on Vejle’s waterfront, De Fem Søstre, Den Hvide Facet, Den Grønne Smaragd, Spinderihallerne and Bryggen. Vejle's art museum also holds an impressive collection of Danish art and international graphic art. Galleries and open studios invite visitors to experience contemporary arts and crafts. And don’t forget to visit Danish sculptor Robert Jacobsen’s landscape sculptures in Tørskind Grusgrav and the unique public artworks of the town of Give.

Fjordenhus

Vejle's landmarks

Vejle is distinguished by five landmarks: Vejle Windmill, Vejle Bridge, Bølgen, Fjordenhus and the colourful umbrella sky in Vejle Midtpunkt.

Bølgen

Architecture in Vejle

Striking new residential developments, an advanced program for art in the public space and new cultural icons – the city of Vejle is an adventurous playground for the nation’s leading architects.

Vejle Museums – Vejle Art Museum

Vejle Art Museum

The Vejle Art Museum boasts a collection of approx. 50 etchings by Rembrandt. The stylishly renovated museum also lets you enjoy an impressive collection of Danish art.

Land art by Robert Jacobsen

Land art by Robert Jacobsen

Danish sculptor Robert Jacobsen, in collaboration with French sculptor Jean Clareboudt, has transformed a former gravel pit in Tørskind into an impressive sculpture park.

Galleri Søhuset

Galleries and artisans

Discover art in all styles and forms exhibited in inspiring surroundings. Or follow the creation of unique works of glass, ceramics, wood or stone in artisanal workshops and studios.

Solhjul. Artist: Bo Karberg

Sculpture town of Give

75 unique sculptures adorn the public space in the town of Give, creating an inspiring and liveable urban environment. The artworks are by artists from all across Denmark.

Vejle Town Hall

Historic buildings

Vejle's historical buildings chronicle the city's exciting past – from the heyday of the old merchant houses to mill-town industrialisation. Vejle's oldest building is Sct. Nicolai Church from approx. 1250 CE.

Engelsholm Castle

Castles and manors

The landscape around Vejle offers a rich history of magnificent manor houses with estate parklands, woods and tree-lined avenues. Each have a an inspiring story to tell.