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Gastronomy og Architecture in The Heart of Jutland

Gastronomy, cycling, culture and nature

In Vejle you may experience gourmet cooking at the highest possible level, world class art and architecture, a spectacular nature and a great environment for families with children. All of this along with a buzzing city life, some of the country's best cycling trails and a wide array of possibilities in accomodation, will entice you to go visit Vejle.

The greatest experiences in Vejle

With a great range of experiences and activities, you will find plenty to choose from in Vejle. In order for you to have an overview, we present three of the greatest activities in this section.


The region has great nature sorroundings with fjord and hilly valleys, which are also perfect for hiking and active experiences on water.
The nature of Vejle is incredibly beautiful and full of contrasts with oak forest, open landscapes, spruce plantations, valleys and hills. Experience nature via the marked hiking trails of more than 500 kilometers. You may enjoy great areas with stunning views and long hikes for the avid hiker. At the tourism bureau in Vejle, you will find a great range of pamphlets with routes such as the trek around Bindeballe and Grejsdalen. If you are looking for a longer hike, you may go along Rans Togt, Hærvejen or the Coast to Coast Trek.

Moor landscape in Vejle
Photo: Mads Hansen

In Vejle - also called the Kingdom of Cycling because of the terrain - you will find some of the country's best cycling scapes. Build up a sweat in Denmark's hardest cycling hills and MTB-trails. Every year the city is the host of some of Denmark's greatest cycling competitions. In 2022 the city was the departure city for the third stage of the Tour de France. You may find great challenges here! Vejle also has flat areas for those of you who are at beginner´s level or who would just like a cozy cycling holiday. If you need help, you will find Bike Friends, Bed + Bike Vejle and cycling package deals for going up Hærvejen. You also have the possibility of renting a bike for a day or more.If you wish to have an active holiday, go to Gorilla Park where you can swing from the tree tops. You can even sail the lake of Vejle or the fjord in a canoe or kayak.
If you are looking for peace and quiet, you may go golfing, fishing or to the beach. Vejle has various lovely blue flag beaches, beautiful views, free shelters, BBQ-spots and parks, as well as dog parks.

Gastronomy is one of the great lighthouse of the town. Do not miss the two street-food areas, a Michelin restaurant and various ethnic kitchens which vary from traditional Danish food to even Indian, Japanese, Turkish and Italian cooking.
Lots of restaurants and cafés have a great focus on sustainability, ecology and locally produced goods. The Gastro Guide provides you with an overview. Here you will find the experience which suits you best based on various criteria, such as local produce, local cooking traditions and/or sustainability. The area also presents you with cozy cafés in order for you to have cup of coffee, or a glass of wine or beer on your gastro-tour.

Read more of the Gastro Guide.

Restaurant Remouladen i Vejle
Photo: Lulu


You will find a unique experience in centre of town at Økolariet. In here you may learn more of energy, nature, environment and much more.

Udstilling i Økolariet i Vejle
Photo: Økolariet
Whisky fra destilleriet Fary Lochan i et glas med en flaske bagved.
Daniel Rye

Local producers and special shops

In addition to restaurants and cafés you will find a number of farm shops, bakeries, butchers and special shops with local products as dairy ice cream, whisky and beer.