Ribe Cathedral

Ribe Domkirke, Denmark's oldest cathedral, is a fascinating destination that offers a unique mix of history, architecture and cultural experiences. The cathedral is a stone's throw from the hotel and is a must-see Ribe - perhaps you take the trip up the Borgertårnet and experience the fantastic view over Ribe?

1 minute walk from the hotel

Wadden Sea Center

The Wadden Sea Center is a unique and fascinating place to visit, which offers an in-depth experience of the unique nature and ecosystem of the Wadden Sea. A visit to the Wadden Sea Center is an opportunity to connect with nature, learn about one of Europe's most valuable ecosystems, and have an experience that is both educational and inspiring.

15 minutes from the hotel

Weather tour

In the summer semester goes Ribes patrols around and shows the city and tells a lot of fantastic stories. To go on a watchman's tour in Ribe is a unique and atmospheric way to experience Denmark's oldest city and hear the many stories about the city, feel the atmosphere and see the city's historic sites. The trip is free.

At the hotel 

black sun

Experience Black Sol when you visit Ribe, to have an unforgettable nature experience. Black Sol is a spectacular natural phenomenon where thousands of starlings gather at sunset and dance in complex formations in the sky. This phenomenon can best be experienced in spring and autumn in the surrounding areas Ribe. Try one of our black-sol stays - read more here .

Departure from the hotel

Oyster and seal safari

Experience oyster safari when you visit Ribe, to get a unique and tasty nature experience. Oyster safari takes you out into the Wadden Sea, where you can collect fresh, wild oysters directly from the seabed. This activity gives you the opportunity to learn about the Wadden Sea ecosystem, enjoy the fresh sea air and taste delicacies straight from nature's treasury. We have put together an oyster and seal safari stay - read more here .

Departure from the hotel


Take the tractor bus across the Wadden Sea and arrive at a small cozy island with 43 inhabitants - Mandø. A unique island in the Wadden Sea and part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Here you can experience unique nature with rich bird life and go on an oyster safari, where you collect fresh oysters directly from the seabed. Access to the island is tide-dependent, which makes the trip extra exciting.

15 minutes to the tractor bus


Visit Rømø, a beautiful island in the Wadden Sea with wide sandy beaches, perfect for relaxation and fun. Experience annual kite festivals, nature reserves and cultural attractions such as Rømø Church. The island offers a diverse mix of natural experiences and cultural events all year round.

40 minutes from the hotel


Visit Fanø, a charming island off the west coast of Denmark, with wide sandy beaches, cultural attractions and unique nature. Explore the quaint villages, enjoy the rich birdlife and experience traditional events such as kite festivals and local markets. Fanø offers an authentic island atmosphere and is the perfect destination for both relaxation and adventure.

1 hour from the hotel


Visit Replay in Ribe - Denmark's largest playground - for a fun, active and free family experience!
Riplay is an exciting playland with a large selection of activities for children of all ages. Here, the children can explore climbing walls, trampolines, ball pools and much more, while the adults can relax in the café area. Riplay is the perfect place to let the children burn off energy in safe surroundings and at the same time enjoy quality time together as a family. Regardless of the weather, Riplay is a guarantee of fun and games for everyone.

20 minutes walk from the hotel

More recommendations from the hotel manager

  • Visit the Jacob A. Riis Museum - the fascinating story of Ribe-the boy who emigrated to America in 1870 
  • Visit HEX! Museum of Witch Hunt – A museum about witch hunting in Denmark and the last witch in Ribe, Maren Spliid
  • Visit the Viking Museum and the Viking Center - an authentic and living Viking experience 
  • Visit Ribe Kunstmuseum - a unique collection of Danish art from 1750-1940
  • Come up to Marsktårnet - a 25 meter high tower in beautiful Skærbæk

 Nature experiences in Ribe

  • Experience the Marsh around Ribe and the coast to Germany

Experiences for children in Ribe

  • Taste the giant ice cream from Ice Waffle Ribe – The adventure waffle with 10 balls, foam, cream buns and jam

Activity options i Ribe

  • Rent bikes through Danhostel Ribe 
  • Visit Ribe Swimming pool with their three pool sizes: Baby, children's and adult pool
  • Boat off Ribe - become a captain for 1 day or 1 hour and see lovely Ribe å and the chamber lock from another angle
  • Rent a padel court at Ribe Leisure center right next to Riplay

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What to see and experience in and around Ribe?

Ribe is a lovely city packed with wonderful experiences! From major attractions, cultural experiences and fun activities for you who love to move.

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