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What to experience during your stay

During your stay with us, you are welcome to go out and see some of the many experiences that are close to Odder. You will find Saksild beach (7 km), Aarhus (23 km), the old prison in Horsens (27 km), Legoland (82 km), The Rediscovered Bridge (35 km), and the city center with shopping and dining options just a few meters from the front door.

We have compiled a list of great experiences, activities and places to eat to inspire your stay. 

Experiences & activities

Visit one of Denmark's best and most child-friendly beaches with clean water and soft, white sand. Here you'll find tranquil surroundings, good toilet facilities, a lifeguard tower, as well as lovely ice cream parlors and eateries.

You can read more about Saksild Beach here.

Visit Den Gamle By in Aarhus - a living history of Denmark, where you travel back in time and experience buildings, shops and workshops that date back to the 1500s and take you up to 2014.

You can read more about Den Gamle By, opening hours, and prices here.

In Højbjerg, near Aarhus, you'll find Moesgaard Museum, a specialized museum of ethnography and archaeology, where the exhibitions feature amazing finds from ancient Denmark.

You can read more about Moesgaard Museum, opening hours, and prices here.

Experience the landscape, nature, and a cultural and historical gem in Mols Bjerge National Park.

You can read more about the park and different experiences in the park here.

Bring the family to Billund and spend a day at the amusement park, Legoland. Try over 50 rides and take a walk in the park and see famous buildings and characters built in Lego.

You can read more about Legoland, opening hours, and prices here.

Visit the old prison, FÆNGSLET, in Horsens, where there is a wealth of different experiences. You can visit the Prison Museum, play football golf, get a guided tour, try their Locked Escape Room, hear stories from prison officers, eat at Brasseriet FÆNGSLET, participate in family and children's activities and much more.

You can read more about FÆNGSLET, opening hours, and events here.

Discover Botanical Garden - an oasis in the heart of Aarhus, where you can explore the garden's many paths and green spaces. Here you will also find the Greenhouses, where you can experience plant species from all over the world on a journey through four climate zones.

You can find more information and opening hours here.

Enjoy a fun day out with the whole family at Tivoli Friheden in Aarhus, which is full of fun rides and experiences, and in the summer there are lots of great concerts on Fridays and Saturdays.

You can read more about Tivoli Friheden, events, opening hours, and prices here.

Experience one of Northern Europe's largest art museums in the heart of Aarhus. With five galleries and an entire floor dedicated to installation art, ARoS presents significant national and international artists and exhibitions of art from ARoS' own collection every year. Here you can also experience Your rainbow panorama - the famous rainbow on top of ARoS overlooking the entire city.

You can read more about the museum, opening hours, and prices here.

Discover The Rediscovered Bridge (Den Genfundne Bro) in idyllic surroundings near Horsens - a unique tourist attraction with an incredible history. The bridge was hidden and almost forgotten for a lifetime, but today it is one of the country's most popular destinations.

You can find more information about The Rediscovered Bridge here.

If you play golf, you can also visit Aarhus Golf Club in a scenic area near Moesgaard Museum.

You can find more information about Aarhus Golf Club, opening hours, and prices here.

If you play golf, you can visit Odder Golf Club, where guest players are more than welcome.

You can read more about your options at Odder Golf Club here.

If you're in the mood for a shopping trip, head to Strøget in Aarhus, where you'll find more than 150 shops spread around Strøget and the nearby streets, as well as the Bruuns Galleri shopping center.

You can find more information and opening hours for Strøget here and for Bruuns Galleri here.

If you want to explore the beautiful surroundings near the water, then a visit to the bathing bridge and the artwork The Infinite Bridge (Den Uendelige Bro) is an obvious destination - the bridge you can keep walking on without reaching the end.

You can find more information about The Infinite Bridge here.

If you like to feed animals, or if you have your children/grandchildren with you on vacation, you can take a trip to Marselisborg Deer Park (Marselisborg Dyrehave) where you can get up close and personal with the deers. Here you can see deers, fallow deers, wild boars, and ducks in the lakes.

You can find more information about Marselisborg Deer Park here.

Experience the largest amusement park in the Nordic region with over 60 fun rides for the whole family just an hour from Holsteinshus B&B. Look forward to 9 fantastic themed lands, fun slides, a large water park, and rides for both young and old. 

Find prices, opening hours, and more information here.

Learn the dramatic story of how Denmark became modern and how new technology changed the world forever.

At the Industrial Museum in Horsens, you can experience a different and vibrant museum where you can touch, play, try, smell, and taste your way through history.

You can find prices, opening hours, and more information here.

Not far from Odder, Samsø and Tunø are also ideal destinations for a day trip. The cozy islands offer several experiences and places to eat, and both have beautiful and varied nature.

You can visit the islands by boat from Hou, just 10.5 km from Holsteinshus B&B.

Find more information about Samsø here and Tunø here.

You can find more inspiration for experiences during your stay at Holsteinshus B&B at Destination Kystlandet here.

1. Saksild strand
2. Den Gamle By
3. Moesgaard Museum
4. Mols Bjerge
5. Legoland
6. FÆNGSLET Horsens
7. Botanical Garden & Greenhouses
8. Tivoli Friheden
9. ARoS

10. The Rediscovered Bridge
11. Aarhus Golf Club
12. Odder Golfklub
13. Strøget & Bruuns Galleri
14. The Infinite Bridge
15. Marselisborg Deer Park
16. Djurs Sommerland
17. Industrimuseet
18. Samsø & Tunø


Are you in the mood for delicious, authentic Italian food and wine with roots going back generations in Italy? Then you need to visit Vecchio Convento. Dine in a beautiful setting of mosaic stone floors and arches, and taste their passion for good ingredients. You can also buy wine, pasta, parmesan, and delicious gift baskets to take home afterwards.

You can have both lunch and dinner here, or order food to go - see the menu, opening hours, and more information about Vecchio Convento here.

Eat from a wonderful tapas & sandwich bar in the heart of Odder - just across the street. The menu is inspired by Lone's many years in Spain. Among other things, you can get delicious sandwiches, great tapas platters, fresh salads, selected burgers, and tapenades.

You can see the full menu, find opening hours, and read more about Lones Tapas here.

Visit the informal and cozy bistro and wine bar in the old police station in Odder if you have a penchant for good wine and food. Here you can enjoy hand-picked tapas and wines, have fun at the bar or relax in the cozy living rooms with a glass of something good.

You can find the menu and opening hours here.

Experience authentic Syrian food culture combined with Danish ingredients and lots of flavor at Kardemums. Here you get a holistic experience with a heart-warming decor that is cozy and informal.

Explore Kardemums' menu and find opening hours here.

Experience genuine Italian specialties in the heart of Odder - right across from the train station. The family-owned restaurant offers an authentic Italian experience with food from traditional Italian cuisine, spiced up with a few Danish-inspired dishes.

You can find their menu and opening hours here.

If you want to enjoy some good food and experience food from all over the world, then Aarhus Street Food is for you. With more than 30 different street kitchens and bars from around the world, you can enjoy authentic street food and drinks.

You can read more about the different kitchens and find opening hours here.

Along the river Aarhus Å in Aarhus at the end of Strøget you will find a number of eateries offering different cuisines and menus, so you are guaranteed to find something you like.

You can find most of them in the overview here, where you can read more about each café/restaurant, opening hours, and menus.

Experience simple, unique, and exceptional food at Restaurant Unico near Aarhus. The food is made with respect for the traditional Danish grandmother's kitchen - both in terms of ingredients, recipes & grandma's secret ingredient: Love.

You can see their menu, opening hours, and find more information about Restaurant Unico here.

Enjoy a gastronomic experience at Brasseriet at Norsminde Kro. Brasseriet welcomes you inside in an informal atmosphere with a view of Norsminde harbor.

Here you can enjoy their a la carte menu for both lunch and dinner, and enjoy the warm summer air with outdoor dining on the inn's terrace.

You can find their opening hours and menu here. 

Enjoy a gourmet experience at Malling Kro, which has been serving good food and warm hospitality since 1884. The food is made from scratch and as far as possible from local ingredients, with lots of flavor, love, and respect for the ingredients.

You can see the current seasonal menu for both lunch and dinner and find their opening hours here.

If you're in the mood for a Michelin experience, we've found a guide to Michelin restaurants in Aarhus so you can choose the one that whets your appetite the most - whether you're into New Nordic cuisine or French cuisine.

Here you will find Restaurant Frederikshøj with two stars and the restaurants Gastromé, domestic and SUBSTANS, each with one star. 

You can read more about the restaurants here.

With a long and proud history dating back to the 1500s, Sandvad Kro invites you to enjoy delicious dishes for lunch and dinner - and you are also welcome for coffee and cake. The food is characterized by the combination of traditional and modern, so you will find a wide range of dishes on the menu with something for everyone.

You can see their menu and opening hours here.

At Restaurant Vestermølle you get great experiences in unique surroundings. Here you can enjoy brunch, lunch, and dinner in surroundings decorated in classic Nordic style - and the food follows suit with beautifully presented dishes composed of seasonal ingredients.

You can find their menu and opening hours here.

Experience the lovely, relaxed atmosphere and fantastic views at Alrø Købmandsgaard. In the café you will find a lovely terrace where you can enjoy the view of the fjord and have a wonderful island experience, where the good local produce, exciting bison delicacies, and other good meat go hand in hand.

Here you can taste their delicious bison burger, exciting tapas dishes, coffee and cake, and old-fashioned ice cream waffles.

You can read more about Alrø Købmandsgaard and find their menu and opening hours here.

If you're looking for a classic Danish a la carte restaurant and bar, Dollys is for you. The family-owned restaurant, Dollys, has been serving food from the classic cuisine since 1993, where especially their signature dish, roast pork with parsley sauce, has made them "world famous in Horsens".

However, you will also find many other classics on the menu such as steak sandwiches, Danish steak, stjerneskud, steamed mussels or wienerschnitzel.

You can see their entire evening and lunch menu and opening hours here.

If you want to taste the famous 300 g giant tartlets, then you should stop by Café Alrø. Here you can enjoy unforgettable experiences at Lille Lykkegaard, a charming country estate on Alrø - a natural pearl in Horsens Fjord.

If you're not in the mood for tartlets, you'll also find other familiar dishes on the menu, all of which exude their passion for homemade food and fresh ingredients.

You can find their menu and opening hours here.

Do you fancy good food and Morten Korch idyll? At Møllegården you will find the cozy restaurant, which is uniquely built in an old (cleaned) pigsty. The rustic environment provides the setting for a cozy and relaxing dining experience.

You can explore their menu and find their opening hours here.

In beautiful surroundings near the water at Saksild beach is Restaurant Bondehuset. Bondehuset has a long history behind it, and today they welcome you inside for lunch and dinner, where you can enjoy their delicious dishes. You can get an omelette with smoked salmon, stjerneskud, Parisian steak, steak, fish fillet and much more.

If you want to enjoy a treat in the summer heat, you can find old-fashioned ice cream waffles, soft ice and classic barbecue food at Vaffelhuset, located at Bondehuset. 

You can find their menu and opening hours here.

1. Vecchio Convento
2. Lones Tapas
3. Tinghusets Bistro & Vinbar
4. Kardemums
5. Ristorante Italia
6. Aarhus Street Food
7. Åen, Aarhus
8. Restaurant Unico
9. Brasseriet, Norsminde Kro
10. Malling Kro

11. Michelin-restauranter, Aarhus
12. Sandvad Kro
13. Restaurant Vestermølle
14. Alrø Købmandsgaard
15. Dollys
16. Café Alrø
17. Møllegården / Grisestalden
18. Restaurant Bondehuset

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