Sense the presence of history

Discover culture, history and myth

Tighten the sandals strap! In the summer time our guides take you on a tour through exciting history and myths. You can choose amongst historical tours in the cities of: Gråsten, Augustenborg, Nordborg and Sønderborg or a tour on a part of the Gendarme Path (tours in Danish and German only...

We have Scandinaviens largest ...

See the 20-ton cover stone, the three burials in one, the cup marked stone or greet Peter at Denmark´s largest private collection of prehistoric findings

Maritime sensation-findings

Island Als and the Sundeved-area are the sights of two sensational ship findings. Visit the true copies of the Hjortspring-boat and the Nydam-boat.

National symbol Dybbøl Mill

Denmark´s national symbol of bravery, the famous Dybbøl Mill stands on the historical sight, Dybbøl Banke.

1864 - a fateful year

More than 150 years has passed since the disastrous events happened in the Sønderborg-area in 1864. The war with fatal consequences for Denmark.

Re-unification and national festival

In 2020, we celebrate the 100-years anniversary of the re-union in 1920, when South Jutland was voted home to Denmark

Culture history

Castles and ruins

Kings and Queens have been living Sønderborg, of own free will as well as imprisoned. Ducal families has left their trace and every summer the focus i...

The churches

You´ll find some real gems of church history in the Sønderborg-area. Amongst them Scandinavians oldest, preserved church room of the Renaissance. Denm...


In the Sønderborg area you will find many beautiful mills, which often has historical significance. Visit the mills while you experience the beautiful...

Light along the coast

In Sønderborg municipality there are 10 lighthouses, most of them are from the time of the German rule.