Not far from Billund is Kongernes Jelling, an experience centre in Jelling where visitors can travel back over 1000 years in time, to the Viking Age, when kings Gorm the Old and Harald Bluetooth lived and set their rune stones in Jelling. Find a cheap car holiday with child-friendly hotels at Risskov and set off on a self-drive holiday to Central Jutland with the whole family. One of the greatest gems in Danish history is the Viking fortress built by Harald Bluetooth. It is the largest Viking fortress in Denmark and helped to make the Danish population Christian and also united Denmark into one nation. Get a good thrill when the Vikings' brutal sacrifices come close, take a tour of Gorm the Old's burial mound and learn more about how it was that Harald Bluetooth managed to unite the Danish kingdom. Take a look through the digital binoculars and see what Jelling looked like 1000 years ago.
Visit the impressive Jelling Monuments, consisting of two rune stones as well as two very large mounds and a church, and the marking of a 1.4 km long palisade fence surrounding the whole area. The Jelling Monuments are a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Enjoy your trip to one of Denmark's most beautiful regions and remember to bring the kids. Access to both the discovery centre and the monument area is free. Find a cheap hotel stay for the whole family and go on a driving holiday in Denmark with Risskov.
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