Here you can find inspiration for your stay in Herning.

Experience art in world-class in Birk Centerpark, get close to the nature in Præstbjerg or Momhøje, be active with your family and take on a battle in football golf. There are many possibilities.

Herning has many great events all year around, no matter if you like concerts, fairs, theatre, stand up or other events.

Take a look at our event calendar and see whats inspires you.


Carl-Henning Pedersen & Else Alfelt’s Museum welcomes you to a magical art experience. The museum building is an aesthetic marvel with architecture and ceramic decorations by Carl-Henning Pedersen designed to embrace and display the world of art. 

Where architecture ends, art begins – and vice versa.

The heart of Carl-Henning Pedersen & Else Alfelts Museum is the unique collection of over 6000 works by Carl-Henning Pedersen and his wife Else Alfelt, respectively, which Carl-Henning Pedersen himself generously donated to Herning City.  

Museums in Herning


In the Municipality of Herning you will find many interesting museums where you can experience art from tomorrow and exhibitions from the old days.

Monuments, buildings and churches

When in Herning a must see is Elia, the giant sculpture in Birk Centerpark. Elia is a mark of the new millenium, made by the artist Ingvar Cronhammar. 

Outside Herning you will find Laksen (Land art) - a gigantic stone sculpture of the Skjern Å salmon. 

Herning has many different looking churches. They are always very interesting to discover. 

Buildings and townscapes in Herning

Buildings and townscapes

Walk up the giant steps of Elia and enjoy the beautiful view. In Birk Centerpark you will find a lot to see and you can easily spend several hours walking around and visiting the museums. 

Be active

In Herning there are plenty of opportunity to be active yourself or with the family.

Explore Præstbjerg Naturcenter close to Vildbjerg, where you can take a walk with your dog, the children can play at the nature playground and you can barbeque your dinner in the open.

At Dropzone Denmark you can try to jump out of a plane! Try solo skydive or tandem. 

Feel the rush and get an experience of a life time.

Activities in Herning


Go for a walk around Fuglsang Sø in Herning. In the summer time it is a great to take a dip in the water and sunbath on the beach.

Angling waters near Herning

Angling waters

Take your family angling in the area around Herning and have a great day in the nature. Relax and just enjoy the silence. There are plenty of possibilities for angling around Herning. 

Aqua domes in Herning

Aqua domes

Have fun in one of our aqua domes in and around Herning. 

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Outdoor Herning

Welcome to Outdoor Herning. On this site, you will find information and inspiration for your next great adventure in the nature around Herning: Angling, cycling- and hiking trips, golfing and much more.

Nature camps near Herning

Nature camps

The area in and around Herning offers wonderful nature with many possibilities to spend the night under the open sky. Find information and book a shelter for your next trip here.  


The MTB-tracks i Herning offers exciting experiences in the outdoors. The tracks is a mix of single tracks and smaller trails in a varied terrain.

Canoeing near Herning


Take a trip down Storå from Herning to Holstebro. If you wanna go further you can canoe all the way out to Bur. The whole trip takes 3-4 days and you can sleep in the nature on your way.

Book your accommodation online

In the booking box to your right you can search for the accommodation type you want and book online.
Nice and easy.

Take a look at our wide selection of accommodation here.

Herning has many great hotels where you can stay during your time in the city. 

The eldest hotel in Herning, Best Western Plus Hotel Eyde, can be tracked back to 1839, where the hotel was one of only 3 buildings in Herning. 


Hotels and Inns

Hotels and Inns

Sleep at one of the great hotels in Herning. Here you will get a nice stay with breakfast in the morning.