Best Things To Do in Horsens, Denmark

Have you ever visited a new place and felt ‘wow’ about it? For many visitors, it happens at Horsens.

Horsens may not be as popular as other cities in Denmark, but don’t let that fool you. Horsens is a smaller but beautiful upcoming tourist destination that is worth a visit. You will be surprised by some of the unique things to do and places you can explore at this hidden destination.

You might wish to revisit it someday again, to take a break and relax at Horsens.

If you have plans to visit Denmark and are not sure if Horsens should be included in your itinerary, keep reading. In this list, we have put together some of the things to do in Horsens and around. We have a hunch that if you include this city in your travel plans, you will be thrilled you did so.

Tourist Attractions in Horsens

Here is the list of things to do in Horsens and tourist attractions in city.

  1. Fonden For Drift Og Udvikling Af Fængselsmuseet Image

    Address: Fussingsvej 8

    The museum Fonden For Drift og Udvikling af Fængselsmuseet, Horsens, Denmark was started in 2006 by the Danish Ministry of Justice and the Municipality of Horsens. It was established to preserve and showcase the history of Horsens State Prison, which operated from 1853 to 2006. The prison was known for its strict and harsh conditions, and house...Read more
  2. Libraries – Bogbussen In Horsens, Horsens, Denmark Image

    Address: Horsens Bibliotek, Tobaksgården 12

    The library Libraries  Bogbussen in Horsens was established in 1975. It was created as a mobile library service to provide access to books and other materials to residents in the rural areas of Horsens, Denmark.At the time, many people living in the outskirts of Horsens did not have easy access to a physical library. The idea behind the Bogbuss...Read more
  3. Glud Mejeri Image

    Address: Sønderbakken 6, Glud

    The Glud Mejeri museum in Horsens, Denmark was started in 1982 by a group of local dairy farmers who wanted to preserve the history and heritage of the dairy industry in the area. The museum is located in the former Glud Dairy, which was established in 1882 by farmer Jens Christian Jensen.The Glud Dairy was one of the first modern dairies in Den...Read more
  4. Stjernholm Image

    Address: Skanderborgvej 1, Nim

    The museum Stjernholm, Gårdmuseet, Horsens was started in 1974 by the Horsens Museum Association. The association was formed by a group of local citizens who were passionate about preserving the cultural heritage of the Horsens region.The museum was established in order to showcase the traditional way of life in the Danish countryside, particul...Read more
  5. Aqua Forum

    Address: Langmarksvej 53, 8700 Horsens, Denmark Phone:+45 76 29 23 23

    Aqua Forum is more than just a swimming bath. Aqua Forum is a modern centre with a wide range of activities within games, exercise, relaxation and well-being. The 30° C heated swimming pool is equipped with all the latest facilities allowing for all types of users from families with young children to people with disabilities.
  6. Lestragon

    Address: Horsens

    Restaurant L'estragon takes the French kitchen as its starting point and combines it with ingredients and methods of preparation from all over the world.Sonderbrogade (+45) 75 61 53 03.
  7. The Passage Grave

    Address: Horsens

    The passage grave is about 5000 years old and dates back to the Neolithic. You can see the burial chamber, if you bring a torch. Two stones weighing approx. 20 tons from the roof. The archaeological finds are shown at Horsens Museum.
  8. Horsens Legeland

    Address: Fuglevangsvej 45, 8700 Horsens, Denmark Phone:+45 23 46 85 55

    Your kids would love to spend some hours in Horsens Legeland. There are lots of different activities for bigger and smaller kids.
  9. King Erik Menveds Castle

    Address: Schüttesvej 8, 8700 Horsens, Denmark

    In Bygholm Park the remains of King Erik Menved’s castle can be found, on a hill called "Slangebjerg" [The Snake Hill]. The castle was constructed in 1313 and used as residence until 1617, after which demolition of the castle was initiated.