Vejle

Vejle is a city in Jutland, part of the Kolding, Vejle, Fredericia triangle. Vejle is also the regional capital of south Jutland, one out of 5 Danish regions.

Vejle harbour and Vejle Fjord bridge

Get in

By train

Vejle is on the main Copenhagen - Aarhus - Ålborg train line with several departures every hour. It is a stop for all trains passing through, including InterCityLyn (ICL) to and from Copenhagen Airport, and ICE (InterCity Europe) trains to/from Hamburg and Berlin.

By car

Vejle is the close to motorway E45, that passes on the Vejle bridge. This is one of the rare places in jutland with regular traffic jams.

By air

Billund Airport (IATA: BLL) is located about 30 km from Vejle, with several bus departures every day.

Get around

Vejle Taxa,  +45 70201222.

The local buses go from the trafikcenter at the train station

Sport

Vejle is home for the Vejle Boldklub Kolding. an old football club formerly known just as Vejle Boldklub. the club play it's home games at the Vejle stadium from 2008 with as located in the heart of the Nørreskov, located in the middle of the city. The club has won 5 titles as danish champions and 6 danish cup titles, although the last title was won in 1984. The club is known for players such as Allan Simonsen and Thomas Gravesen both born in Vejle. Vejle is also the Club where the famous danish forward Preben Elkjær retired.

Vejle is also known for hosting the Danish UCI Continental Circuit Post Danmark rundt. 14 out 22 times the race has been held Vejle has been the finishing city of a stage. The finish line is loacated at the end of Kiddesvej, a steep road for danish conditions and places in the middle of the city. In 2012 stars such as Tom Boonen, Andre Greipel and Mark Cavendish competed in the roads of Vejle.

See

Haraldskær Woman on display in a glass-covered sarcophagus
Sct Nicolay church
old City Hall

Haraldskaer Woman, a well preserved Iron Age mummy displayed inside St Nicolai Church.

Visit the Vejle Museum of Art, with works of Rembrandt and Dürer.

Buy

shopping street

Eat

Drink

Sleep


Go next

Routes through Vejle

Frederikshavn Horsens  N  S  Kolding Flensburg


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