About Herning

The History of Herning

The name Herning was once synonymous with the textile trade. Everyone knew that Central Jutland was the place where the Danes made their clothes. That is a story that can be traced back to the wandering pedlars of the 16th century and is still alive today among Denmark’s global fashion companies.

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Visit Herning

Welcome to Herning – the city is known for its many concerts and big fairs. Here you find information and inspiration for everything you can experience in the city; Accommodation, restaurants, attractions, activities, events, fairs, concerts, art etc. A must see in the city is Birk, where art, culture, education and industry melt together in harmony.

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Shopping in Herning

When you feel the need to go shopping, Herning is the place to go. With the longest pedestrian street in Denmark and one of Denmark’s best shopping malls, herningCentret, you will find shopping possibilities for everyone and every taste.

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Attractions and Activities

Givskud Zoo

Givskud Zoo is a safari park which is best experienced by car and on foot. The park is divided into safari routes separated by large pedestrian areas, each with adjacent car parks.

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Legoland Billund

Close to Herning you can find Legoland, Denmark’s most famous and popular amusement park for families and children of all ages.

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Birk Centerpark

Experience art in world-class in Birk Centerpark at the art museum HEART- Herning Museum of Contemporary Art and Carl-Henning Pedersen & Else Alfelts Museum.

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