North Jylland Tours, Denmark

North Jylland Tours, Denmark

There are around ten places of interest we provide for your North Jylland tours in Denmark.  Enjoy the historic town of Randers, 

North Jylland Tours, Denmark

Randers | North Jylland Tours

Randers is a medieval town about 20 kilometers to the north of Arhus. In 1340 in this historical town the Danish patriot Niels Ebbesen killed the German oppressor, Count  Gert the Bald of Holstein, whose army was then occupying most of Jylland. To the east of randers is the Djursland peninsula, a popular  vacation area. You can enjoy fine manor houses that are open to the public. See the following places to visit in Randers:
  • Danish Design Museum
  • Mariager Klosterkirke
  • Memphis Mansion
  • Randers Kunstmuseum
  • Randers Regnskov

See more places to visit in Randers.

Gammel Estrup Slot  | North Jylland Tours

You can also visit Gammel Estrup Slot, a grand red-brick manor which is located in the tiny village of Auning, about 12 miles east of Randers.  Built around 14th century, this historical museum is filled with rich period furnishings ornamented by an alchemist’s cellar. You can enjoy a beautiful garden around the manor with beautiful flowers in it. If you are hungry, there’s a restaurant nearby. This manor is located at Randersvej 2, 8963 Auning, Denmark. tel.  + 45 8648-30-01. More information about Gammel Estrup Museum here.

Viborg | North Jylland Tours

Viborg is about 60 kilometers (36 miles) west of Randers.  Its history dominates the 8th century, when  it was a trading post and a place of pagan sacrifice. Later it became a center of Christianity, with monasteries and an episcopal  residence. The 1,000-years-old Hærvejen, the old military road that starts near here, was once Denmark’s most important connection with the outside world. Legend has it that in the 11th century , King Canute set out from Viborg to conquer England. He succeeded, of course, and ruled from1016 to 1035. Today  you can buy reproductions of a silver coin minted by the king, embossed with the inscription ‘’Knud, Englands Kong’’ (Canute, King of England).
Built in 1130, Viborg’s Domkirke (cathedral ) was once  the largest granite church in the world. Today only the erypt remains of the original building, which was restored and reopened in 1876. The dazzling early 20th-century biblical frescoes are by Danish painter Joakim Skovgard. Address : Mogensgade, tel. Tel. + 45 8662-10-60.

Limfjord | North Jylland Tours

Limfjord is located  80 kilometers (50 miles) north of Jylland. It is the great waterway that severs Jylland. Clamped to its narrowest  point is Aalborg, Denmark’s fourth-largest community, which celebrated its 1,330th birthday in 2022. The gateway between north and south Jylland, Limfjord is a charming combination of new and old buildings. You can see medieval houses mixed in broad modern boulevards. There is a celebration on  the fourth of July celebration nearby Rebild Park. This celebration is annually celebrated to give  a salute to the United States for welcoming 300,000 Danish immigrants that began in 1912.

Jens Bangs Stenhus

Jens Bangs Stenhus is a stone house built by a wealthy merchant named Jens Bangs. This five story stone house was built in 1624; it has a vaulted Gothic stone beer and wine cellar. Address : Østerd 9.

Budlofi Kirke

Budlofi Kirke is the Baroque cathedral dedicated to the English saint Botolph, and the 15th-century Helligandskloteret (Monastery of the Holy Ghost). One of Denmark’s best-preserved monasteries. Nowadays, it has become a home for the elderly.

Jomfru Ane Gade

The street is very popular for its booming music of lots of discos, bars , clubs, and eateries. It remains old fashioned.

Lindholm Høje

Lindholm Høje is a Viking and Iron Age burial ground where stones placed in the shape of a ship enclose many of the site’s 682 graves and sheep often outnumber tourists. You can see a brand-new museum that chronicles the Viking civilization and recent excavations at the entrance of this burial ground.  Address : Hvorupvej, tel. 98/17-55-22.


Skagen is at the northern tip of Jylland. You can enjoy long beaches and luminuous light here.  The 19th-century Danish artist Holger Drachmann (1846-1908) and his friends, including the very popular P. S. Kroyer, founded the Skagen School of painting, which captured the special quality of northern light.  You can see their efforts on display in the Skagen Museum. It is located at 4 Brøndumsvej.  Phone + 45 98 44-64-44.

Bindslev Ørnereservat

Bindslev Ørnereservat (the Bindslev Eagle Sanctuary) is a Bindlseve Eagle Sanctuary. You can  watch golden-and-white-tailed eagles and large falcons are raised in close contact with people. In summer educational exhibits include feedings and aerial aerobatics. It is situated at 107 Skagensvej, Tuen.  Phone +45 9893-20-31. For more information about this Bindslev Ørnereservat Nationalpark, visit their website.

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