Hærvejsseværdigheder langs Hærvejen

Ancient Road attractions

A trip down the Ancient Road on foot or by bicycle is a journey through the history of Denmark. Here historical sites, monuments and old wheel tracks relate the unique story of this ancient thoroughfare

Art along the Ancient Road Hærvejen

Experience art on the road

The Ancient Road offers ample opportunity to experience the arts and crafts of the region at galleries, in churches and amidst the scenic nature.

Monuments along the Ancient Road

Monuments along the Ancient Road

Exploring the Ancient Road either on foot or by bicycle is a journey through thousands of years of history with many heritage experiences along the route.

Several of the grandest Viking monuments in Denmark are found along the Ancient Road, especially in and around Jelling, the heritage highlight of the route.

Explore Denmark’s history along the old wheel tracks of the Ancient Road.

Historic buildings along the Ancient Road

Historic buildings along the Ancient Road

The Ancient Road was for millennia Jutland’s easiest thoroughfare, allowing drovers and merchants to travel north and south. The importance of the road is still evident today with the many heritage inns, manors, windmills and bridges.

The World Wars along the Ancient Road

The World Wars along the Ancient Road

Exploring the Ancient Road either on foot or by bicycle is a journey through Danish history. Among the attractions along the route are locations related to both World Wars, including the years of Nazi occupation (1940-45).