Denmark’s center of power for hundreds of years, Viborg served as a key trading post for the Jutland peninsula, a spiritual center, a crowning place for Kings and a decision-making stronghold.
Although Viborg’s status all but disappeared when absolute monarchy was introduced in 1660, the city retains many historic buildings that recall Viborg’s importance long ago.
While not somewhere to base an entire vacation, there are several things to do in Viborg that make it a good addition to a Denmark road trip, long-distance cycling trip or an easy day trip from Aarhus.
Viborg’s Cathedral Quarter
At the height of Viborg’s importance, bishops and noblemen
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