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Borderless culture

For many centuries, artists from at home and abroad have gravitated towards Sønderjylland to find inspiration and immerse themselves in their chosen field. Entire colonies of artists sprang up – and painters, sculptors and designers found everything they were looking for in Sønderjylland.

Wherever you travel in Sønderjylland, you’ll always come across small galleries, unique exhibitions, theatre, sculpture parks, specialist museums, exciting design and creative events, in addition to several acclaimed art museums and permanent exhibitions. So regardless of whether you prefer popular or elite culture, household names or experimental art, avant-garde or revue, you’ll find it all in Sønderjylland.

Tilting at the ring festivals

Photo: Colourbox

A tradition that dates all the way back to the Middle Ages and which is still popular in parts of Sønderjylland.

Castles and manors

Photo: Kim Toft Jørgensen

The castles in Sønderjylland are home to both historic museum, art museums and much more. Don't forget to visit the beautiful castle gardens and parks.

Experience film in real life

Photo: Andreas Bastiansen

   Scenes from an increasing number of films and TV series are shot in Sønderjylland.

Tønder Festival

Photo: Ulrik Pedersen

In the last weekend of August, Tønder is home to one of the best folk music festivals in Europe.

Music to your ears

Photo: Kultur i Syd

For us, a good name is an artist who can create a great atmosphere and captivate their audience.

Brundlund Castle

Photo: VisitAabenraa

Brundlund Castle in Aabenraa focuses on art produced by artists from Sønderjylland.

Maritime History

Photo: Wikicommons Arne Müsele

Sønderjylland has a long and rich maritime history, and mariners, whalers and the roaring sea have all left their mark on the region.

Furniture Classics

Photo: Museum Sønderjylland

In Tønder’s old water tower you can see an exhibition featuring works by one of Denmark’s greatest furniture designers.

Churches in Sønderjylland

Museums in Sønderjylland

Art Galleries

Prehistoric Monuments