Torist attractions in the area

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Kruså Tunnel Valley

Within the framework of cross-border project on Kruså Tunnel valley cooperate various Danish and German partners to support and develop the ecologically valuable tunnel. The project is implemented with support from the EU through the Interreg IIIa program. So far Krusåen mainly acted as border rivers, but it is now increasingly function as a cohesive lifeline in the tunnel valley. The river originates from the numerous springs on both sides of the border, and on its way to the end of the Flensburg Fjord by Wasserleben run it through lakes, marshes, meadows and forests. The varied valley is certainly worth a visit. This website provides information on the project, tunneldalens nature, history and tour options in Kruså Valley.

The beach at Wassersleben

In Wassersleben approx. 4 km from Kruså you find the lovely beach directly on the Flensborg Fiord. You can walk there through the forest and King Christian the fourth's old town Kupfermuhle, where you find a number of protected yellow houses built by the king. You can also take the German bus (No 1) from Kruså bus terminal to Wassersleben. The bus runs every twenty minutes during the day.

The towns along Flensborg Fiord

Explore the beautiful nature along Flensborg Fiord from Sonderborg on the Danish side via Flensborg out to Glucksburg and Langballigau on the German side. Or make a trip to Flensborg, a charming town with many interesting shops and a busy cafe life. There is a bus from Kruså bus terminal to Flensborg every twenty minutes during the day.

 

Glucksburg Castle

Visit the lovely situated Glucksburg Castle, the origin of the Danish royal family. The castle is situated about 10 km from Flensborg.

Gottorp Castle

Visit the beautifully situated Gottorp Castle in the town of Schleswig. Gottorp Castle in Schleswig is the home to two state museums. Collections of art and cultural history from the High Middle Ages to contemporary art and archeology archive of 120,000 years of its history.

Go walking along the gendarmerie path

The position of the Danish/German border south of Kruså was agreed in a referendum in 1920. In the period from 1920 to 1958 the blue- dressed gendarmes patrolled along the Danish/German border. Their patrol route along the Gendarme path has been re-established as a very beautiful walking path from Padborg to Horuphav on the southern part of the island Als (74 km ). The sign for the path is a picture with a blue gendarme. The path (running very close to the coast) can also be taken by bicycle.

Trip to the small Dutch town of Friedrichstadt in Schleswig Holstein

A trip to the small Dutch town of Friedrichstadt in Schleswig-Holstein is highly recommended. A really nice town with beautiful old gables and canals. Fridriechstadt is approx. 70km from Kruså

The border route

Make a long trip crossing Jutland by bicycle along the border route, that following roads and cycling paths on both the German and the Danish side of the border. A very beautiful cycling trip that will take approximately three days. Hotels along the route can be booked at the tourist office in Kruså.

Follow the Army way

In times gone by the Danish soldiers walked along the Army way, running from Viborg in the north to the northern part of Germany to go into battle with the Germans. Today the Army way has been reestablished as a very beautiful walking and cycling path. Take the trip by bike, horse-back or walking during the Army way from Viborg to Germany.

The internment camp Frøslev

The internment camp Frøslev was built as a German internment camp in 1944 during the German occupation of Denmark and is today one of Europe's best preserved German prison camps. Thousands of Danes were in the camp of the German security police detention. See the Internment camp Frøslev museum and read about the history of internment camp Frøslev

Danfoss Universe theme park for the curious.

Danfoss Universe is a science theme park, located in Nordborg. Here children and adults can play to a knowledge of science. Here you can romp from one experiment and fun phenomenon to another. You can experience a geyser jump 18 feet into the air, digging with a real excavator and hunt in your multiple intelligences, and much much more.

Copper Mill Museum (Kupfermühle Museum).

The non-profit corporation Museum Kupfermühle, which was established in 2009, operates the two museum parts Copper Mill Museum and the Industrial Museum as one museum. The village of Copper Mill in Harreslev (Flensburg) Municipality an idyllic setting on the river Kruså north of Flensburg on the Danish-German border. This over 400 year old place was in connection with the establishment of a copper and brass mill, founded by King Christian IV. Even today you can look at one of the oldest industrial workers settlements in northern Europe.

Sønderborg Castle

Sønderborg Castle was founded as a fortress in the first half of the 1200s, during the construction of the market town of Sønderborg. Based on a central tower the castle developed through the Middle Ages to one of the kingdom's strongest fortresses with a ringwall, corner towers and several brick buildings. It was in this big castle that Christian 2 was a prisoner in the years 1532-49.

Krusmølle

Krusmølle, located in Feldstedskov near Aabenraa, is definitely worth a visit. It's an exciting old water mill, which today are equipped with a range of creative workshops and shops where various artists work and sell their art. There is also a café, lifestyle shop, delicatessen, gallery, ceramics, glass, a candle factory and a party room. Krusmølle was founded by Duke Hans the Elder (1521-1580). It was later owned by the Duke of Gottorp, and in 1713 it was transferred to the King. Find more information and opening hours on Krusmølle's website.

Local tourist information concerning shops, restaurants, hiking in the area and Flensburg (Mainly in the danish and the german language)