View over Kolding Harbour

Experience Kolding and surroundings

Overnight stay in Kolding: unique location, easy access to sights and attractions

Kolding is uniquely situated in the middle of Denmark. From here you will be less than an hour’s drive to exciting sights and attractions.

At the beginning of your stay at Villa Gertrud Bed & Breakfast, you will be provided with a Be Happy Pass, offering you extra bargains at some of the major attractions in the area.


Legoland – action-packed family fun

World-famous Legoland in Billund is sure to tickle your fancy. The park features more than 50 different rides, and the Miniland at its center, featuring miniature versions of world-famous buildings and attractions, was built from more than 20 million bricks. A fascinating sight!

Tickets can be pre-ordered online at reduced prices.

Koldinghus Castle – royal history just around the corner

Koldinghus Castle near Villa Gertrud bed & breakfast

Koldinghus was once a castle for kings and queens. Today the castle holds multiple exhibitions, all related to royal history and royal life.

For many years the romantic castle was a source of inspiration for famous writers and painters; Hans Christian Andersen even mentioned it in his letters.

After it burned to the ground in the 1800’s, restoration was slow and lacked funds. However, today it has regained its splendor and is bound to give you a thrill.


Godset – concert venue on the tracks

Godset, venue in Kolding

Godset, formerly the Train Cargo Storehouse, is the local venue for a variety of music performances.

See upcoming shows and events on their website.



Nicolai: an array of cultural activities

The Nikolaj complex, the cultural center

The Nicolai compound is a modern-day town hall boasting a multitude of cultural events.

The whole site comprises five former school buildings in central Kolding, and major activities include art exhibitions, craft workshops, concerts and a wonderful café.

Local theater: Kolding Egnsteater

Foto: Palle Peter Skov -

Experience a big city culture just a short walk from Villa Gertrud Bed & Breakfast.

This theater house, set in one of the city’s most characteristic buildings, shows domestic and foreign plays, stand-up comedy and music events.

See upcoming events here.


Skamlingsbanken: War and Resistance Memorial Site

Skamlingsbanken, the War Memorial

Skamlingsbanken is the highest point in South Jutland, offering spectacular views of land and sea.

The rolling hills and steep slopes were formed during the last Ice Age.

The area around the visitor center provides rich insight into Danish Romanticism and the celebration of Danish culture and language that took place here.

The site became an assembly point for intellectuals between 1864 and 1920, when South Jutland was under German rule after Denmark’s loss in the Battle at Dybbøl.

The Geographical Gardens: Botanical Garden with a twist

The Geographical Garden in Kolding

Originally founded as a plant nursery by a private collector, this garden holds thousands of exotic plants arranged by geographic origin in a park-like structure.

Enjoy a stroll, bring your own picnic basket or enjoy light lunch from the café.

The garden is within walking distance of Villa Gertrud Bed & Breakfast.

After your visit, enjoy a full and hearty meal at neighboring restaurant ‘The Golden Rooster’, where Danish and French cooking traditions are combined with excellent results.


Trapholt Museum

Trapholt, museum in Kolding

Trapholt Museum of Modern Design is your go-to if you enjoy the work of modernist and contemporary designers and artists.

Set in a seaside park by Kolding Fjord, the museum grounds offer inspiring exhibitions and breathtaking views.

GoMonkey Climbing park

Funky Monkey Park in Kolding

Climb trees and have fun at GoMonkey. Enjoy great views of the landscape, formed during the last Ice Age.

The park offers 9 different climbing courses and a zip-line of 350 meters.


Need a good place to stay in central Kolding?

I am Lisbeth, your hostess. I will do my very best to ensure you have a memorable time in Kolding.

At my bed & breakfast you will find comfortable rooms at budget-friendly prices – with great service and a smile as a bonus!

Lisbeth, your hostess at Villa Gertrud