Wherever you go, you get a glimpse of our unique history as a border region and strategic nerve centre, with our ancestors having left traces that lead all the way up to the present day – from the indigenous people of the Stone Age and Medieval peasants, through pirates, dukes, queens and the powerful officials representing the Church, to gendarmes, soldiers and generals. 

Canon by Sønderborg Castle

Top 10: Historic attractions

In Sønderjylland, the history of the region is all-pervading and is really brought to life; indeed, our history is an important part of who we are. 

Guided tour at Graasten Palace

Guided walks

Do you prefer walks in nature or guided walks through our market towns? Themed walks or traditional town walks? Or how about a guided walk through a castle garden?

History Centre Dybbøl Banke