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Spring in Sønderjylland

Photo: Kim Toft Jørgensen

A visit to Sønderjylland in spring means plenty of things to do for young and old alike, either indoors or outdoors. Sønderjylland is also particularly beautiful as the flowers begin to bloom, whilst trees and shrubs acquire a springtime coat of green.

Spring is packed with public holidays during the period from Easter to Whitsun, and for many people this period means plenty of days off to take advantage of the wealth of different attractions we have to offer in Sønderjylland. As the days get longer and lighter, we feel the urge to get out into the countryside, whether this be on foot or by bike, alone or with family and friends.

We’ve chosen to divide the content into four themes: daytrips, minibreaks, cycling holidays and walking holidays. Under each theme, you can find suggestions of places to stay overnight, activities and full package tours that can be booked at Furthermore, you’ll also find plenty of inspiration for other attractions and experiences – there’s always plenty to choose from.


Sønderjylland has a great deal to offer – and it’s therefore difficult to pick out just a few highlights. However, we’ve made it a little easier for you and found highlights that actually include several attractions in one ticket or at a single location.

The Combi-ticket for Sønderborg's Top Attractions is a combined ticket that provides admission to each of the participating attractions. Visit Universe Science Park, Sønderborg Castle, History Centre Dybbøl Banke, the windmill at Dybbøl Mølle and the brickworks museum at Cathrinesminde Teglværksmuseum. All five attractions are well worth a visit, irrespective of whether you’re travelling with children or adults.

At Marsk Camp you can enjoy overnight accommodation and activities at the same venue. In addition to the fantastic Marsk Tower, which is 25 m high, there’s also a superb crazy golf course at Marsk Camp. You needn’t worry about feeling hungry, as there’s a restaurant, a café and a tempting ice-cream parlour at the venue.

Sønderjysk Kaffebord is the traditional spread of cakes and coffee that makes up the very essence of Sønderjylland and is available at several places in the region. We recommend that you don’t wait too long to buy a ticket, however, as they’re usually sold out pretty quickly.

Hiking holidays

A hiking holiday in Sønderjylland isn’t just a great experience in the countryside, it’s also a historical experience, as you’ll encounter traces of history throughout the region. Go on a tour of Sønderborg, for example, and explore the many buildings built in the Art Nouveau style. Or how about a hiking trip on Camino Haderslev Næs, where in many places you’ll find yourself wandering down the small church paths which for centuries have led parishioners to the local church.

If you’re up for a hike that lasts several days, you should take a look at some of the hiking packages on the Gendarme Path or Marsh Trail. In this case, everything is combined: overnight accommodation, meals and baggage transport. In other words, all you have to do is enjoy the trip!

Cycling holidays

There’s no better time to go on a cycling holiday in Sønderjylland than in 2022, when we’ll be hosting both the Tour de France and the Mountain Bike Marathon World Championships. If you don’t fancy competing on distances that match the professionals, then don’t worry – there are also lots of tracks and routes to suit you.

In fact, we’ve made it really easy for you to book a cycling holiday in Sønderjylland. Various places to stay in the region have put together different packages lasting 2-5 nights in which your baggage will be transported for you, you’ll sleep in a good bed every night and breakfast will be served before you continue on your way. Find a selection of trips below, or find all packages on

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