The Marguerite Route: South Jutland

As Denmark’s historic borderland, South Jutland is rich in opposing histories and unique culture. The region shares a dramatic past with its German neighbours and seeing it has been both owned by Denmark and Germany, the area is full of diverse, historical sites. The landscape in South Jutland is a gentle, open land, bordered by Little Belt beaches to the east and the Wadden Sea National Park to the west. The Marguerite route takes you through the historical sights, open landscapes and charming villages of South Jutland. 

The Marguerite Route in Denmark

The Marguerite Route: South Jutland

As Denmark’s historic borderland, South Jutland is rich in opposing histories and unique culture. The region shares a dramatic past with its German neighbours and seeing it has been both owned by Denmark and Germany, the area is full of diverse, historical sites. The landscape in South Jutland is a gentle, open land, bordered by Little Belt beaches to the east and the Wadden Sea National Park to the west. The Marguerite route takes you through the historical sights, open landscapes and charming villages of South Jutland. 

Just follow the signs


The marguerite route is easy to follow. The route is not the fastest, but it is the most picturesque in Denmark. Follow the signs by the roadside to stop by the best attractions Denmark has to offer.

                    Marguerite route logo, Denmark

Benniksgaard Hotel is beautifully situated on the highest point at Flensborg Fjord, and the nearest neighbour is Benniksgaard golf course.
Distinguished traditions at the Wadden Sea Hotel Tønderhus is situated in the centre of the capital of the marshlands.
Tyrstrup Kro is idyllically situated in the middle of fields and woods a few kilometres from the gingerbread town Christiansfeld.

South Jutland Facts

Known for: The Dannevirke fortifications and Koldinghus Medieval Castle
Biggest city: Kolding (pop. 57,583)
Distance by car:

Kolding-Billund Airport: 40 min.

Haderslev-Billund Airport: 1h

Esbjerg Ferry-Kolding: 45 min.