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Sønderjysk Kagefestival i Tønder

Unique Sønderjylland

Photo: Ulrik Pedersen

Sønderjylland’s geographical location as the border region has resulted in a unique culture and history which can be experienced everywhere throughout the region.

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Tradition coffee and cakes from Sønderjylland
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Southern Jutlandic Coffee Table

The region's famous Coffee Table - Sønderjysk Kaffebord - is an institution that can be traced back to the Danish struggle for sovereignty.

World Heritage in the Wadden Sea

In 2014 the Danish section of the Wadden Sea was admitted onto UNESCO’s world heritage list, which has generated even greater interest in this fantastic area of natural beauty.

Universe Science Park

It really is difficult not to be in a good mood as you experience Universe, which is located outside the town of Nordborg on the island of Als.

The Northern German Defence Line 1916-18

The Northern German Defence Line is a fortification created by the German military during World War I
 

Soldiers from Sønderjylland in the trenches during World War I - possible in Verdun
Photo: Historisk Arkiv Haderslev

World War I in Sønderjylland

In Denmark as a whole, the First World War, which lasted from 1914-1918, doesn’t have a very prominent place in the national consciousness. Denmark wasn’t officially involved in the conflict, and only a few Danes played an active part in military operations.

StreetDome - Skatepark
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StreetDome - Skatepark

A Street Sport Mecca for the whole family.

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Zeppelinbasen by Tønder

When the First World War broke out in 1914, the German fleet had but one airship: the Zeppelin L 3.

Historiecenter Dybbøl Banke - engelsk
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History Centre Dybbøl Banke

At History Centre Dybbøl Banke you’ll be thrust into one of the most exciting chapters of Denmark’s history. Accompanied by the activity of bullets being cast and the smell of hot pancakes, you and your family will experience the Second Schleswig War of 1864.

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