Vojens - Alive and Kicking

Photo: Speedway Center

Vojens is very close to the E45 motorway. There is a military airbase, Fighter Wing Skrydstrup, in Vojens. The base is home to Denmark’s F16 fighter aircraft. You can feel the excitement at SønderjyskE football club home matches and watch world-class Danish

Full speed ahead – to Vojens!

For many years a sleepy railway town, Vojens is now home to the SønderjyskE football club. Vojens has in fact become a real sports magnet. Vojens has Denmark’s longest outdoor go-cart track, a speedway arena that hosts world-class international speedway fixtures, and an air force base where you can come in to see F-16 fighter aircraft. 

SønderjyskE football club plays home matches at Vojens Sports Arena. Expect an awesome experience when the SønderjyskE Ice Hockey team, six times Danish champions, whooshes across the ice. If you are a born ice skater or curling champion, the ice rink is open to the public. Swim like a dolphin? The 25-metre long swimming pool is open all year. There are springboards and a spa pool. 

Vojens lies in an area of outstanding natural beauty. Stroll by the old watermill at Tørning. Join Tørning Ekspressen; a round trip that includes rides on a veteran train and horse-drawn carriage. At the end of the trip, you return to Haderslev by boat. You can follow the Ancient Road Hærvejen or play a round of disc golf on the 18-hole disc golf course. There are good shops in Vojens town centre and Musikhuset (concert hall) is open all year for concerts and art exhibitions.

 

 

A guided tour of an impressive historical site

A guided tour of Tørning Mølle introduces you to 1000 years of history and give you some insight into mill operations here. The guides have plenty of anecdotes and funny stories to tell. A guided tour last 90 minutes and includes a visit to the exhibition, castle mound, mill, turbine, etc. Maximum group: 25 people per guide.

Price: DKK 550,- + DKK 15,- per person

There is also an extended guided tour (+ 60 minutes) that takes you to the Christiansdal power plant. There is a 1.5 km walk from Tørning Mølle along the canal through the woods to Christiansdal. Alternatively, you can drive there by car.

A guided tour of Tørning Mølle and Christiansdal power plant:

Price: DKK 700,- + DKK 15kr per person

Only guided tour of Christiansdal power plant:

Price: DKK 350,- 

 

Train with the SønderjyskE football team  

The buzz and excitement of a holiday filled with sport and games. This is a unique and unforgettable football experience for 8-12-year-olds. Train with a player from the Danish Premier League! A 45-minute training session, with a penalty competition. There’s a guided tour of the stadium and a soft drink in the lounge, autograph session and an opportunity to have your photo taken with the players.  

For dates and to book tickets, click www.acturepark.dk/en/

Make a trip with the Tørning Express

Join the Tørning Express and experience the veteran train, the horse-drawn carriage ride and the boat Dorothea. The veteran train runs from Haderslev Vest at 12.00 Noon. In Hammelev a horse-drawn carriage awaits you and takes you to the old water mill "Tørning Mølle". At the mill there is a guided tour and for the children it is possible to fish in the big lake. Before the horse-drawn carriage is back there is lunch with sandwiches, hot sausages and drinks. Now the tour continues through the forest, past Christiansdal (a small listed industrial pearl) where the guide will tell you about the area. You will now walk on foot to the dock at Restaurant Damende where the boat awaits you and returns you safely to Haderslev city center.   

The price for a total tour ticket - all incl. DKK 340,- for adults and  DKK 165,- for children. The tour takes approx. 5 hours. Tickets are purchased at www.booksonderjylland.dk