Ribe is in Jutland, Denmark.
Ribe is a small town. The old parts are practically all pedestrian streets, so the only really practical method for getting around is on foot.
In Ribe you can stroll around in cobblestoned streets with half-timbered houses an enjoy the atmosphere, the cosy cafés and the speciality shops.
Ribe CathedralIs worth a visit alone for the view from the top of the church tower, overseeing the complete town of Ribe, surrounded by flat marshes as far as the eye stretches. The view from above, of the town and the river running through it, gives a good impression of the medieval town.
Ribe Castle and queen DagmarWhich is not really a castle, as much as a ruin with almost no ruins left. Surrounded by moats connected to the river, however, it presents a worthy site of defense and historical power.The beloved Queen Dagmar, who was married to King Valdemar Sejr, and who according to legend, became ill and then died at Riberhus Castle, but awoke from the dead to speak for the last time with her beloved husband and king.
Ribes VikingerThe Museum Ribe’s Vikings – the Viking era and the Middle Ages.
Ribe VikingeCenter– a visit to Ribe Viking Centre will provide you with a unique experience and new knowledge about the Viking Age. You can wander round the reconstructed life-size Viking estate, peopled with Vikings with whom you can work and talk
Ribe Art MuseumWith paintings from Denmark’s Golden Age and the famous Skagen painters.
The Wadden Sea CentreSee the Multimedia-show about storm surges. Build your own dike. Nature guides arrange public tours in the National Park
phone: +45 76163980address: Sortbrødregade 1The life and legacy of social documentary photographer Jacob A. Riis
The Night Watchman in RibeEvery evening from 1st of May until 29th of October you may accompany the night watchman in Ribe on his route through the old, winding streets, while he is singing to alert citizens about bedtime approaching. Along the way he will tell you tales about witches, floods and fires.
Town Walk in RibeExperience the Middle Age, the Reformation and the Renaissance in Ribe - the oldest town in Denmark.
"Black Sun."Visit Ribe in Spring and Autumn - huge numbers of starlings land in the marshes at the Wadden Sea. They are looking for daddy long legs and garden chafer grubs in the wet meadows. At such time you can observe a fascinating panorama called “Black Sun”.
- "Wadden Sea National Park" The Wadden Sea and the Ribe Marshes are established as National Park from 2009. The Wadden Sea has global significance as one of the world’s 10 most important wetlands. Tidal wetlands, like the Wadden Sea, are some of the most productive ecosystems known. Plant materials, myriads of animals and micro-organisms in the sediments of the Wadden Sea make the area to one of the largest feeding grounds for migratory birds.
Parmos Port Wine Fruits
phone: +45 75420946address: Skibbroen 13Nice small place at the harbor, decently-priced.
phone: +45 75420033address: Torvet 1Restaurant Dagmar resides at the old Hotel Dagmar
Restaurant VægterkælderenInformal cellar restaurant, meals and beer in company with the locals.
strygejernetaddress: dagmarsgade 1highly recommended bar with cheap drinks and good atmosphere:) Also nice to sit outside in the summer.