Danish regions: South Jutland

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Danish regions: South Jutland

The region of South Jutland offers unique nature – from wide-open marshlands and tidal flatlands to sandy beaches. You can go oyster hunting or seal watching in the Wadden Sea National Park. Located right next to the park is Denmark’s oldest town, Ribe with its medieval streets, cathedral and Viking heritage centre. The east coast offers rolling coastal woodlands and historic towns. The region’s top attraction is Europe’s largest LEGOLAND®.

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Ribe - Denmark's oldest town

Dating back more than 1,300 years, Ribe is Denmark’s oldest town with an 800-year-old cathedral and winding medieval streets. Located by the Wadden Sea National park, the town also features the Ribe Viking Center, which is an open-air heritage centre with reconstructed longhouses and hands-on activities.

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5 great reasons to visit South Jutland

1. Wide-open North Sea beaches and nature

2. The Wadden Sea National Park

3. Viking heritage and living history

4. Historic towns, nique local art and cuisine

5. Family fun at theme parks

Cities and towns in South Jutland

Getting to and from

Nearest airport
: Billund Airport

Public Transport: Find your travel route through www.rejseplanen.dk 

Ferry: Find your ferry route on www.faerge.dk

Other tourism websites:

Syd Vestjylland
South West Jutland
Visit Ribe
Visit Kolding
The Wadden Sea Centre 

The Wadden Sea, vadehavet, lavvande

UNESCO World Heritage Site: The Wadden Sea

The Wadden sea is an ecological treasure trove. Head here for an unbeatable wildlife and birdwatching experience.   

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