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Holiday cottages in Elvighoj, SE Jutland, Denmark!
Elvighøj is situated by the point 'Drejens Odde' on the northern coast of the inlet 'Kolding Fjord', 10 km from Kolding.
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The small holiday house area by Elvighøj is situated right close to the inlet in a scenic area. From most of the holiday houses in the area you can enjoy the great view of the inlet 'Kolding Fjord' and the Little Belt. The green, quiet and recreational area is ideal for primarily anglers and nature lovers. It is possible to buy groceries a few km from the holiday area. In the nearby, larger towns Kolding (10 km) and Fredericia (27 km) you will find a large selection of leisure activities, cultural sights, attractions, shops and restaurants. The holiday house area of Elvighøj is scenically situated by forest and beach and with a view of the Little Belt.
By Elvighøj and the point 'Drejens Odde' it is possible to swim in the lovely water from the bathing jetty. About 12 km from Elvighøj the beach of Skærbæk is available. This beach is a fine and white sandy beach with clear water and a sandy bottom. The beach of Skærbæk is situated in the scenic area 'Strandparken', from which you can enjoy the beautiful view of the point 'Løverodde' on the other side of the inlet.
The point 'Houens Odde' is a spit between the coves 'Gudsø Vig' and 'Eltang Vig', just north of Elvighøj. Here you can experience steep, wooded slopes and great views of the inlet. By the tip of the spit the two small islands 'Kidholmene' are situated. The islands have a rich bird life. The forest 'Børup Skov' is situated by the beach, only a few km from Elvighøj, and here you will also find the castle bank 'Hønneborg Slotsbanke' - the former location of a royal castle. The forests 'Stendrup Skovene' on the peninsular Stendrup consist of hardwood and beech forest. Here you will also find historic relics like i.a. long barrows and ramparts from the Middle Ages. 'Solkærenge' north of Binderup is a large moor area, where a number of birds rest during springtime. You will find some of the most beautiful beech forest of the country around the area 'Skamlingsbanken' - a scenic nature area with the highest point in South Jutland (113 metres) (18 km).
The fishing opportunities are good by Elvighøj, and in particular by the spit 'Drejens Odde'. A number of good fishing spots are also available along the shores and by the harbour in Fredericia. Deep-sea fishing trips are arranged from Skærbæk, 12 km from Elvighøj. The area also offers more Put & Take fishponds. The inlet 'Kolding Fjord' is suitable for surfing, diving and sailing in boat, canoe or kayak. 3 golf courses are available in close vicinity to Elvighøj. Try f.x. the courses of 'Birkemose Golf Club' by Kolding (7 km), 'Kolding Golf Club' (11 km) or 'Fredericia Golf Club' (30 km). 'Slotssøbadet' in Kolding is an adventure bath for both children and adults. The bath offers a large water world with water slides, fountains, jacuzzies, sauna, Turkish bath, exercise room, solariums and a health room. 'Legeparken' (the play park) in Kolding is a recreational area for both children and adults. Here you can sail on the large lake, drive in moon cars or just relax.
Worth a visit
On the scenically situated museum 'Trapholt', 5 km west of Elvighøj, you can experience interesting exhibitions of Danish pictorial art and furniture design. The collection of handicraft includes pottery and textile. The pottery collection belongs among the largest in the country. Visit Kolding with the cosy old streets, the green areas, the good shopping possibilities, the museum, the art galleries, the theatres, the evocative squares with restaurants and cafés, a rich music and night life, the lake 'Slotssøen' and the more than 700 years old royal castle 'Koldinghus' (10 km). The beautiful garden 'Geografisk Have' in Kolding consists of a garden with spices and herbs, a rose garden, a perfume garden, a greenhouse as well as areas, which have been inspired by China, Japan, South and North America, Canada, Europe and Asia. The area is also famous for it's many scenic nature area like i.a. Skamlingsbanken, the forests 'Stendrup Skovene' and the meadow area 'Solkærenge'.
The girl 'Egtvedpigen' was found in the town Egtved in 1921 and is one of the best preserved finds from the bronze age. A museum in Egtved informs of the rare find and shows copies of the girl's coffin and her garments (25 km). The 350 years old fortress town Fredericia is scenically situated by the Little Belt and surrounded by the best preserved ramparts in Northern Europe (27 km). The preserved watermill 'Børkop Vandmølle' is idyllically situated and famous for it's gourmet restaurant. A museum of local history is also available here (36 km). The stones 'Jellingestenene' with their runic inscriptions originate from the viking age and are called the 'birth certificate' of Denmark (43 km). LEGOLAND is build out of 50 million toy bricks. More than 50 activities provide you with speed, excitement and experiences (45 km). In Givskud you can visit a combined lion park and zoo. Meet with more than 1,000 animals from the whole world on the 60 hectares large area (51 km).
Author: Ann Winter
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