Fredericia, right in the centre of Denmark, has a unique history still very much in evidence today. The port is in the centre of the city – only a short stroll from the charming and historic midtown, with cosy shops, excellent restaurants, and sights. Whether perusing Northern Europe’s best preserved ramparts, still encircling the town, or strolling in the perpendicular streets, passing by beautiful old houses, memorial plaques and monuments – authenticity and history is present and alive.
Fredericia is beautifully situated right by the shimmering Lillebælt, beside two coastlines, two superb bridges, and a magnificent view of Danish nature. Fredericia offers easy access to many sights in the region, easily reached within one hour: Fredericia truly is a key port for adventures.
Port of Fredericia is a dedicated deep-water port close to the international deep-water route of the Great Belt and is open 24/7/365. It is easily accessible and navigable with a scenic entry. The 350 meter long quay is situated only 500 meters from the city center.
Here Viking Kings built Denmark’s largest Viking settlement more than a thousand years ago. The two famous Jelling stones and the two massive burial mounds are featured on UNESCO’s World Heritage List.
Denmark’s biggest tourist attraction, not counting Copenhagen. The theme park is forever increasing its number of amusements, and a permanent exhibition of LEGO® models, built from more than 60 million LEGO® bricks, include The Kennedy Space Center and The Statue of Liberty.
Visit Odense, birthplace of world-famed fairy tale-author Hans Christian Andersen, and visit his childhood home, public museum since 1908. Open-air museum The Funen Village brings 19th century village living to life with people, houses and animals.
Egeskov Castle (1554), renowned as Europe’s best preserved Renaissance castle. This impressive, fairy tale like castle also offers Europe’s finest historic gardens, exhibitions, collections, including motorcycles, planes, and vintage cars –and activities.