Horsens is experiences and surprises. Also indoors. With museums filled with stories. Older and new, powerful and touching. You can dive into the progress of the last century at the Industrial Museum. Immerse yourself in contemporary art at the Art Museum. Experience Horsens' birth more than 800 years ago at Horsens Museum. Or take a unique journey through time at FÆNGSLET (The Prison).
Or visit Horsens Ny Teater, the city's vibrant cultural center, which guarantees quality experiences in exclusive surroundings. Here, more than 200 annual events are presented – ranging from classical music to rock, jazz, stand-up, theater and shows.
If you like outdoor activities, you can follow the 52 kilometers long nature trail from Horsens to Silkeborg, where the old Bryrup Railway takes you through the beautiful and hilly Lakelands. In this part of the trail, one side is for horse-riding, while the other side is paved for cyclists. Along the way, you pass several old station buildings.
Horsens Marina is situated idyllically at the bottom of Horsens Fjord, near the center of Horsens. The port and the fjord form the basis for one of the most charming green areas of the city, with a port kiosk, restaurants and the large green area at the seafront, where you can enjoy a picnic by the fjord, or watc a circus performance during summer. You can also visit the beautiful island Endelave, located in the Kattegat Ocean off Horsens Fjord.
As guests in Horsens you have the opportunity to take advantage of City Bikes Horsens, allowing visitors to borrow bicycles for free. You only need to bring proper identification papers. So take a bike-ride and enjoy Horsens’ beautiful scenery, the charming streets of the city center, and many other experiences on your way.
Horsens Municipality is part of European Capital of Culture Aarhus 2017.
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