Monuments in Vejle River Valley and Fjord
Guide to monuments in the Vejle River Valley-area
The Jelling Monuments are probably the most spectacular historic monuments in Denmark, but there are other significant monuments in Vejle River Valley and Fjord such as Hærvejen and the many bronze age-burial mounds, that are scattered all over the creek valley.
The Jelling Monuments (UNESCO)
In the tenth century, King Harald Bluetooth had Denmark’s name engraved on a rune stone in Jelling and erected two barrows and a church. The Jelling Monuments have enjoyed UNESCO World Heritage patron...
Firehøje and Kong Rans Høj (barrows)
Firehøje is located a short distance north of Randbøl Church along Hærvejen south of Gødding Skov, and the four burial mounds from the Bronze Age are located in way that you can easily spot them. From...
The Barrows by Skærup
From the motorway rest area Skærup Øst, a staircase leads up to a 3400-year-old Bronze Age burial mound, The Barrows by Skærup. The barrow was found in 1992 near the village of Tårup during the constr...
Store Rygbjergstenen (rune stone)
Experience "Store Rygbjergstenen", a rune stone from the 10th century, which stands on a small burial mound at Frederikshåb near Egtved. The rune stone is called Denmark's first love poem.