In the Coastal Land you will find stacks of wow, noooo and ahhh nature experiences. Here you get suggestions for great day trips where you get up close.
Breathtaking vantage points, the most beautiful stretch of the Gudenå river, idyllic forest edges with fjord views, historical trails and not least 266 kilometres of coastline, which is made for great and small experiences. Find suggestions for great day trips in the countryside of the Coastal Land.
You will find The Uncovered Bridge in the middle of picturesque scenery by Vestbirk northwest of Horsens, with its nose in the treetops across the Gudenå river. The perfect micro-adventure for you who love the wild countryside spiced with a good story, and without too much hassle.
There are many good reasons why our lovely rabbit island has been named island of the year in Denmark in 2021. You’re going to love Endelave.
This trip takes you past picturesque landscapes along the refreshing treatment paths at beautiful Vejle Fjord and Træskohage Lighthouse. When you breathe the fresh fjord air, you feel exactly why the area is - and has been - a favourite spa area with a focus on the body and mind.
All weather is good beach weather! On the beaches of the Coastal Land along the Odder coast, on the Juelsminde peninsula or around Horsens, you can walk here all year round, enjoy a picnic, collect beach shells and stones, take a winter swim or just enjoy nature.
You will find another world a stone’s throw from Horsens town centre - the large protected areas Nørrestrand and Nørrestrand and The Four Meadows. People have lived here for thousands of years, which sense as you walk among wild horses and grazing highland cattle in the prehistoric land.
Sondrup Hills offers a fantastic view and signposted hiking routes, which we would definitely recommend.
There is a large bog and marsh area in Uldum Marsh by the Gudenå river, which is fantastic to explore for both young and old. Also visit Uldum Mill, where marsh bodies, millstones and oatmeal go hand in hand.
Take an excursion and explore the local coast on the north side of Horsens Fjord.
If you love nature experiences, then go on a 26 km round trip at Boller and Bjerrelide on the south coast of Horsens Fjord. Here you will find a large natural and forest area waiting to be explored, and a lot of historical sights. The trip is perfect for both cycling and mountain biking.
The north side of Vejle Fjord is characterised by a dramatic coastline. And in just one day you can experience the beach, forest, castle ruins, fossils and stories of pirates.
The Sugar Loaf is not one of the best-known vantage points – nor is it among the highest – but the view is hard to match. It is the perfect place to pour a hot cup of coffee or open a good bottle of wine.
Are you up for island hopping in Horsens Fjord? Start the cycle trip in Horsens and cycle north around the fjord out to Alrø and across Hjarnø. Along the way, you will even get out sailing on the charming little bicycle ferry.
Prepare for a gorgeous and delightfully varied walking route between the 2 atmospheric harbour towns of Snaptun and Juelsminde - just off the coast! You pass through deep forests, wide sandy beaches, idyllic villages and beautiful manor parks before reaching the incredibly cosy Juelsminde.
3½ square kilometres of car-free happiness with lots of excitement. This is what you get when you take the family on a treasure hunt on the small island of Tunø, about 8 km. from the Jutland coast. Download the treasure map and join the hunt for medals and fun learning!
Canoeing on the Gudenå is an active and more climate-friendly holiday for everyone. You drift with the current through undisturbed countryside and at the same time get to use your muscles a bit. It means time for each other and peace of mind, and it gets a huge recommendation from here.
Spend a day in Saksild. Lots of sunshine and 25 degrees is not a must to have a nice day at the beach.