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By Air

Billund Airport and Kolding Area's Airport of Vamdrup located less than ½ hour's drive away.Billund Airport in Billund is Denmark's second largest airport.Its IATA airport code is BLL and ICAO airport code is EKBI.From mid 2009 the airport was served by 9 airlines flying scheduled flights of which KLM had the largest route with over 200,000 annual passengers to Amsterdam Schiphol.

By Train

In 1874 opened the railway line west of Esbjerg and there were railroad tracks in Port terrain. 29th November 1911 inaugurated Kolding South Course to benefit business in byen.Den first private railway was Egtved course and it opened on 4 in May 1898.In 1930, rail traffic too dangerous for other road users and the track was lifted above street level to avoid accidents. With 100 departures on a weekday the railway now closely connected to the nodes in Taulov and Fredericia.

By Road

Because Kolding is located centrally in Jutland, Denmark and Northern Europe with easy passage over the Little Belt and thus further connected to Funen, Zealand and the rest Scandinavia have throughout history always been a lively traffic in the area.Frederick second brought a royal road, Haderslev Kolding Jelling, the only one in Jutland.From the Middle Ages to the early 1900-century Norreport and Sonder Port to town.From 1866 the railroad ran through town, south of Sonderbro at street level.Havnevej (cur Toldbodgade) was established in 1843 in connection with the renovation of havnen.Vejen was a main thoroughfare to the city from the port and the road went over the railway tracks directly into Klostergade and Helligkorsgade it was mainly inhabited by businesses.

Key places to visit
St.Nicholas Church, Danish Museum of Nursing History, Koldinghus Castle, Trapholt Art museum, Skamlingsbanken


Places to Visit

St.Nicholas Church

St.Nicholas Church was built in 1200-century red brick and is located in Room 3 of Nicolai Kolding center.Originally named Kolding Church but it was named Sct.Nicolai Church in 1925.The church changed several times over the years and was last rebuilt around 1885 after drawings by Laurits Albert Winstrup.The style is executed as neo-Gothic.This ombygnig resulted in a higher tower and copper clad spire and all windows were spidsbuede.Kirkens white plastered walls were to be brick with red stone and Choir was replaced with a new one that fitted to the ship.The church houses many graves, plaques and headstones including a plaque erected in 1865 to commemorate the fallen in the battle of Kolding.

Danish Museum of Nursing History

Danish Nursing History Museum opened in 1999 in connection with the Danish Nursing Council's 100 year anniversary and is located at Hotel Kolding Fjord, on the north side of Kolding Fjord.In the late 1980s came as a series of books on the subject.Nursing had for nearly 100 years been a subject you had trained and given that existing museums were only a little material that could shed light on nursing history began the idea of a museum of nursing history to take shape.A fundraising campaign was established through a memorandum to members of the DSR in the journal International Journal of Nursing.The idea of the museum evolved further and became a more concrete project as two smaller buildings, pavilion are Fjordglimt and Granly at Hotel Kolding was found suitable for this purpose.

Koldinghus Castle

Koldinghus is a royal castle in Kolding, founded mid 1200-century.It burned in 1808 and stood as a ruin long before a langvaring restoration was initiated.Both the palace, the restoration and the museum at Koldinghus Today sights.From the ramparts surrounding the castle is a magnificent view over the town and Castle Lake.Koldinghus in Kolding was founded in late 1200-century and built over centuries where the castle had a turbulent life and many different features like fortress, royal residence, ruin, museum and setting for numerous negotiations.Koldinghus administered by the museum at Koldinghus which was established in 1890.

Trapholt Art museum

Trapholt is a Danish art museum, located in Kolding and inaugurated in 1988.The museum is also called the "Jutland Louisiana, "which may be due to its location by the water (Kolding) with a combination of old and new building architecture - or that it also focuses on contemporary visual art.The museum also contains a furniture collection of modern Danish furniture and collections of handicrafts, mainly ceramics and textiles.Building styles in this part of the museum is inspired by the Guggenheim Museum in New York with spiral steps.In addition the museum Franciska Clausen collection, a Richard Mortensen exhibition and can be seen images of PS Kroyer and Anna Ancher.


Skamlingsbanken located in Jutland between Kolding and Christiansfeld and with its 113 meters above sea level the highest point from the axis Kolding, Esbjerg in the Danish-German border.It lies in Vejstrup Parish.The bank is 2-3 km long lateral moraine formed and has been created under various ice ages of clay that has been pushed up from the Little Belt by a glacier.The region is very hilly and natural.From the top, also called Hojskamlingen one can see far out over the area.During the disputes about the Schleswig-Holstein and later the area was the setting for a number of major large public meetings.Several prominent figures have made speeches at Skamlingsbanken including NFS Grundtvig, Laurids Skau and Orla Lehmann.When peace came however an exchange of territories between the kingdom and duchy.For this purpose, eight Schleswig parishes in the northern part of Tyrstrup District, including Vejstrup Parish transferred to the kingdom.This was Skamlingsbanken after peace within the Danish borders.Since 1998 has held annual free opera concerts with up to 30,000 spectators.

Right Time to Visit

June - September


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