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Billund – a gorgeous town with plenty of local attractions

The small Danish town of Billund is well known nationally for its Legoland, a place where even the most sensible of adults are allowed to regress and let their inner child take over again. Another exciting destination is the Lalandia, a large water park with plenty of spectacular sporting attractions. Aside from these, Billund itself has plenty to offer. Enjoy a leisurely walk through the meandering alleys and old streets, marvel at the colourful houses and buildings, or simply sit back and relax as you people watch and recharge your batteries. The city and its surroundings are ripe for exploring, with plenty of cycle baths for those looking to savour the sights by bike, with plenty of bike rental outlets on offer. This area is also well known for its many lakes and streams, making it incredibly popular with fishermen.

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Short facts

Local time 13:36
Country: Denmark
Language: Danish
Currency: Danish Crown

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Located in the southern part of Jutland just behind the German border, Billund is home to only 6,000 inhabitants. A trip to this town is well worth the effort in any season due to its mild climate that rarely veers toward either extreme at any time of year. Even in the winter months, the temperature rarely falls below zero. No matter what time of year you visit, you’re free to do what you like, whether it’s explore the sights, or visit friends and family living locally. The summer months transform Billund into an oasis of outdoor activity. The months of July and August are best for sun-seekers, with warm temperatures of around 20 degrees Celsius.

Visit Legoland and water parks in Billund

One of the most popular days out for families in Billund is Legoland. There’s overnight accommodation on offer here too, with themed rooms available for those who want to enjoy a hotel stay with a difference. Opt for princess themes if you’re a fairytale fan, go for a pirate theme, or enjoy a ninja theme instead. There’s plenty to do here, with a diverse theme park packed with rides, roller coasters and climbing walls, not to mention an aquarium. There’s also bags of fun to be had at Lalandia water park. Here, there’s several swimming and bathing pools, with daring water slides, spas and saunas to keep visitors of all ages entertained. There are also several sporting attractions here, with skating, climbing, mini golf and bowling on offer. For longer stays, holiday homes can be rented with more than enough space for even the biggest brood.

Explore the Viking museum and other spectacular sights

If you’re looking to unwind during your trip to Billund, pencil in some time for a walk through the open air sculpture park. Offering 1.3 kilometres of trails, this park is a great place to unwind in with plenty to keep your imaginations fired up. The Kongernes Jelling centre is another must-visit spot, offering insights into Viking culture with plenty of artefacts on display. Karensminde Museum Court is another exciting destination for tourists looking for insights into Danish life, with a wide variety of fascinating exhibitions on offer. The Grene Sande nature reserve is another must for a magnificent day out, with beautiful landscapes such as marshes and moors playing host to a wide variety of animal and plant life. Explore this stunning region by foot, bike or horseback.

Flights to Billund Airport (BLL)

Billund Airport (BLL) is served by a large number of airlines with plenty of convenient connections on offer. The airport is only 4 kilometres from Billund itself, meaning transfers are quick and easy. If you’re looking for a fuss-free transfer to your hotel after landing, you can make use of the reliable airport shuttle, or opt for a taxi instead. From Billund Airport, you can also catch buses to nearby destinations including Aarhus, Give and Skanderborg. The nearest neighbouring airport is located just outside of Aarhus, a harbour town located directly on the coast. If you’re looking to maximise your enjoyment during your trip to Denmark, it’s possible to arrange your return flight to depart from Aarhus, giving you plenty of time to explore the gorgeous lakeside scenery before you make for home.

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