Sønderborg – a photo essay

Today, April 18, is the 150th anniversary of the Battle at Dybboel (Dybbøl) in 1864. It is an important day for Sønderborg, for Denmark and for many Germans.

We attended the militay and civil memorial ceremonys at Dybboel Banke and Kongeskansen and later walked around the beautiful streets of Sønderborg.

Soldiers dressed in old prussian uniform attended the military memorial ceremony at Dybboel Skanse.

Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II held a speach at the civil memorial ceremony.

If you walk along the harbour in Sønderborg, you should take a look at some of the beautiful houses.

To men are trying to catch an evening meal – Lets hope that they succeed.

Broager Church from 1808 has two magnificent towers and graves with fallen soldiers from the wars in 1848, 1864 and World War 1.

On the scenic drive from Sønderborg to Flensburg we stopped near Kollund to walk at the beach.

We spotted the nice piece of street art walking down a street in Sønderborg.

You can play table tennis at Danhostel in Sønderborg. We did and had lots of fun.

We would like to thank Danhostel Sønderborg City and Visit Sønderborg for their friendly tips, accomodation and advice.

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Maria Erica Jensen

Living in Horsens and editor-in-chief of "Horsens and Beyond". Maria Erica Jensen is an experienced travel blogger, world traveller, writer and freelance copywriter. She loves to discover unknown spots and experience new places abroad as well as in her hometown. "Every place on Earth contains a hidden gem - just look, and you will see."

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