Vejle lets you get close to history. Here you can experience the Stone Age, Bronze Age, Iron Age, and Viking Age. Among the highlights are the Jelling Monuments, which enjoy UNESCO World Heritage patronage, and the mystic Ravning Bridge, the Egtved Girl’s Grave, the Ancient Road, and the Vingsted Jernaldermiljø (a reconstructed Iron Age settlement). The landscape in the region is dotted with churches, castles and manors. And don’t miss the inspiring museums, each with its own story to tell. Explore local heritage museums, such as the city’s new museum in the old textile mills and the old grocer’s store, Bindeballe Købmandsgård.
Bindeballe Købmandsgård (heritage grocer's store). © VisitVejle1/11
Vejle Museums – the Vejle Windmill2/11
View from Kongernes Jelling. © VisitVejle3/11
Den Smidtske Gård (merchant's house), Vejle. © VisitVejle4/11
Kongernes Jelling. © VisitVejle5/11
The Ravning Bridge. © VisitVejle6/11
Vejle's night watchmen. © VisitVejle7/11
Vintage train rides Vejle-Jelling. © Sydjyllands Veterantog8/11
Vejle Museums – Vingsted Jernaldermiljø (reconstructed Iron Age settlement)9/11
Tirsbæk Castle. © Jens Ritzlau10/11
Museums in the Vejle region all have inspiring stories to tell. Explore the town’s heritage museum. Dwell in the nostalgia of the old grocer’s store, Bindeballe Købmandsgård. And discover heathland farming.
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.
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.
Travel back in time in Jelling to when the kingdom of Denmark was born. Explore the Ancient Road, a reconstructed Iron Age settlement, and the mystic Ravning Bridge.
In the 10th century, Viking King Harald Bluetooth erected a rune stone in the town of Jelling to mark the birth of the kingdom. Today, the Jelling Monuments enjoy UNESCO World Heritage patronage.