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. China House

    Address: Thonbogade 18, 8700 Horsens, Denmark Phone:+45 75 62 31 32

    You will get Chinese delicious curries and many more dishes to eat in this hotel. So enjoy.
  2. Klostermolle

    Address: Horsens

    Klostermolle (monastery mill) is situated where the Gudena runs into Lake Mosso. It is a large group of buildings, previously housing a paper mill. In medieval times there was a Benedictine monastery here.
  3. Horsens Museum

    Address: Sundvej 1A, 8700 Horsens, Denmark Phone:+45 76 29 23 50

    The wide selection of silver from Horsens is to be seen in the Silver Room. Here you find 460 silver works from 1636 and up till about 1950, among other things beautiful tea makers and the impressive 10 kg heavy glorious tureens from about 1790. An exhibition about life in Horsens from 1870 up till now which involves some of your sense...Read more
  4. Djurs Sommerland

    Address: Horsens

    Denmark's biggest and fastest roller coaster The Pirate as well - voted as one of the best in the world. Play on in the giant Aqua Park, jump around on the trampolines or go exploring on the impressive playgrounds. Djurs Sommerland has more than 60 fun attractions and is perfect for playing and having a good time with your family. 
  5. Horsens Fjord

    Address: Horsens

    You can clearly see Horsens Fjord from the harbour in Horsens and it’s a beautiful site. A good way to see the fjord is to take one of the ferries that depart from Horsens harbour, and travel over to the island of Endelave; a small quiet island with only around 175 people living there.
  6. 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.
  7. Horsens Industrial Museum

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    Horsens Industrial Museum


    Address: Gasvej 17-19, 8700 Horsens, Denmark

    This is the primary museum of Denmark and holds valuable artifacts which tell us about the Industrial development of the country since 1850. The Museum is an incredible depository, where you can learn about the production, living conditions and financial development of the country and its civilization. The museum highlights the place and its dif...Read more
  8. 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.   
  9. 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.