Kolding is a fjord city and town in the South with 56,249 inhabitants (2009). Area itself has been shaped by ice, glaciers and meltwater at the end of the last ice age called Weichsel glaciation. It has created beautiful tunnel valleys and Kolding River, which winds through Kolding and hinterland.
P.g.a. city's central location in Denmark, trade and exports through the ages been significant for the city's development. The city's oldest section is located in a valley. North and south of the town spreads up along the valley sides.
Since the late 1800s, the city has been great progress and is today a thriving commercial and erhvervsby. North of Kolding Å is Slotsbanken with the royal palace Koldinghus. Kolding is the main city of Kolding municipality and falls under Region South.
Kolding ! Art, nature and LEGOLAND®
Kolding is very much a central town. Its geographical position makes it a link between Scandinavia and the rest of Europe, and it is the hub of regional culture. In the many museums, you may take a sensory walk through the history of art: be inspired from a visit at Jutlands last royal castle Koldinghus, the Trapholt museum of modern art, the Geographical Gardens or the Museum for Danish Nursing History
The cosy pedestrian streets in the city have plenty to offer with its nice shops and the charming houses from back to the late 16th century ? and in one of the biggest and best shopping centres in Denmark the visitors may be tempted by no less than 100 different shops. Koldings many enjoyable places to eat out, from family-friendly cafés to sensuous gourmet restaurants.
Kolding is sure to make you smile, and we provide lots of activities for young families. At the Castle Lake pool complex, young and old alike can be in their element on the flumes, the Play Park invites to boat trips and at the Toy Museum you will be amazed by generations of toys. Besides, LEGOLAND® is just a 30 minutes drive away.
The landscape around the sea-side town of Kolding is marked by its many hills and valleys. The varied terrain will tempt you to enjoy a wealth of outdoor pursuits in the woodland and by the sea.
Kolding Tourist Information is happy to assist with further information, special brochures and suggestions for tour routes.
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