Sort Sol med orange himmel bagved

Top 10: Nature experiences in Sønderjylland

Photo: Ulrik Pedersen

The countryside in Sønderjylland ranges all the way from flat marshland in the west to hilly fjord landscape in the east. The countryside offers great nature experiences throughout the region for adults and children alike.

Sort Sol i Tøndermarsken
Photo: Ulrik Pedersen

Black Sun in the Wadden Sea

Just before settling down for the night, large flocks of starlings create fascinating patterns in the sky that almost eclipse the sun; hence the Danish name, Sort Sol (Black Sun).

Pige i regnjakke spiser frisk østers i Vadehavet
Photo: Nationalpark Vadehavet

Abundance of oysters

Another natural attraction in the Wadden Sea is the many oysters that you can find when walking out on the dry seabed at low tide.

Dunes on Rømø
Photo: Claire Droppert


Rømø is the most southerly of the Danish Wadden Sea islands. On Rømø you’ll find everything the heart may desire in terms of activities and natural attractions, regardless of whether you visit during the summer months or at any other time of year. 

Åbjerg Skov & Kollund Skov
Photo: Aabenraa Tourist

Åbjerg Skov & Kollund Skov

Flensburg city has from the "old time" owned a wooded area on the north side of Flensburg Fjord. As negotiations about the border demarcation in 1920 should not affect the ownership structure north an...

One of the lakes in Naturpark Nordals
Photo: Torben B. Fischer


The 64-km hiking route follows the coastline through some of Als’ most beautiful scenery. Starting at the causeway to Kegnæs, it runs through rolling cornfields and bright yellow rape on one side of the path and the blue waters of the Little Belt on the other.

The Deer Park at Haderslev
Photo: Haderslev Dyrehave

The Deer Park at Haderslev

One of the largest deer parks in Denmark, where you can go for long walks and enjoy the view of Haderslev Lake. 



Årø - the small island with lots of birds

Årø lies in the Little Belt near the mouth of Haderslev Fjord and makes a lovely destination for a daytrip.

Naturpark Nordals
Photo: Torben B. Fischer - Atelier Billedhuset

Naturpark Nordals

The 1928 hectare Naturpark Nordals offers a varied nature, with peaceful forests, salt meadows and restored lakes.


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