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Emergency

Call 112

112 is the number for emergency calls to the police and is only to be used in case of need for emergency responses or mortal danger. If there is no hurry, dial 114 which is a direct service p...

Alcohol and tobacco to youth
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Alcohol and tobacco to youth

In Denmark the age limit for buying beer and wine is 16 years. The age limit for buying tobacco and stronger alcohol above 16.5 % is 18 years.

Pharmacy
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Pharmacy

Vejen Apotek, Mindevej 1, 6600 Vejen, phone +45 75 36 08 88
Vejen Trolde Apotek, in Kvickly, Rådhuspassagen 1, 6600 Vejen, open on Sundays

Brørup Apotek, Søndergade 17, 6650 Brørup, phone +45 75 38 10...

Water safety tips
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Water safety tips

Follow the WATER SAFETY TIPS
· Never swim alone
· Learn to swim and dive safely and correctly
· Swim only where it is permitted
· Do not go further into the ocean than waist
· Dive head first only where th...

Camping gas

Camping gas

In Vejen Kommune camping gas in bottles is sold at the following places:

Holme Å Camping, Torpet 6, 6682 Hovborg, +45 75 39 67 77
OK Servicecenter, Energivej 2, 6670 Holsted, +45 75 39 19 95


 

 

Camping card

You can purchase a camping card at the first campsite you arrive at or on www.campingpas.dk by filling in an application. The camping card is valid in all European countries and the price amounts to D...

Corona teststeder
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Corona teststeder

Som gæst i flere dage i Vejen-området kan du få brug for at blive testet for Covid-19 som en del af dit coronapas eller dokumentation på Minsundhed.dk. 

Med et dansk sygesikringskort kan du frit beny...

Bike repair shops

Bike repair shops

In Vejen Kommune you find the following bike repair shops:

Vejen:
Fri Bike Shop, Søndergade 7-9, 6600 Vejen, +45 75 36 45 00

Brørup:
FF cykler, Ribevej 25, 6650 Brørup, +45 28 34 75 88

Rødding:
Cykel...

Treasure trove
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Treasure trove

Treasure troves are objects from the past. If they have historic value or are made of valuable material, they belong to the Danish state. Therefore, objects found (also coins) have to be handed in to ...

Tip

Tip

Tip is included in the bill at hotels, restaurants, taxis etc.

 

Animals in need

If you find wild animals or other animals that need care, you can call Dyrenes Beskyttelses Vagtcentral - Animal Rescue Center – phone No 1812. The lines are open 24 hours and 7 days a week.

Wild anim...

Veterinarians

Veterinarians

Veterinarians (small animals) in Vejen Kommune:

Vejen Dyrehospital, Østergade 12, 6600 Vejen, +45 75 55 56 59

Dyrlægeteamet Sydvet, Åløkke 3, 6630 Rødding, +45 74 25 25 25

Dyrlægerne Univet, Jernba...

Facts, Vejen Municipality

Facts, Vejen Municipality

Area: 814 km2

Population:  42.612  (on 1 January 2022)

Towns: Vejen, Brørup, Holsted, Rødding, Jels

Nature: Several small rivers rise and run through Vejen Kommune: Kongeåen, which i.a. rises in Ga...

Fishing Licence
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Fishing Licence

If you are angling with a fishing-rod and you are between 18 and 65 years of age, you have to buy a fishing licence. It is available online on www.fisketegn.dk - english version . In most places you a...

Flag days

Flag days

In Denmark we fly our flag ”Dannebrog” on the following official flag days:

1. januar New Year
5. februar Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mary 
6. februar Her Royal Highness Prinsess Marie 
Good Frida...

Public holidays in Denmark

Public holidays in 2022: 

New Year: 1 January 2022
Maundy Thursday: 14 April 2022
Good Friday: 15 April 2022
Easter Sunday: 17 April 2022
Easter Monday: 18 April 2022
Common Prayer Day: 8 May 2022
Ascensio...

Hotspots

Hotspots

You can find Hotspots with free WiFI numerous places in Vejen Municipality, mostly in connection with the Kongeå Path.

-The parking lot at Skodborghus, south of Kongeåen on the road to Haderslev
- Fri...

Charging stations
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Charging stations

You find charging stations for electric cars in the following places in Vejen Kommune: 

CirkelK i Vejen,  Fr. D. 7's Gade 40, 6600 Vejen

Hovborg Kro, Holmeåvej 2, 6682 Hovborg has charging station f...

Airport

Airport

International airport in Billund:

Passagerterminalen 10, 7190 Billund, phone  +45  50 50 50.

Natur - hvor må du færdes?
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Natur - hvor må du færdes?

I offentligt ejede skove
I Naturstyrelsens skove og i skove ejet af offentlige stiftelser, kommuner, andre statsinstitutioner eller folkekirken må du færdes hele døgnet. Du kan som regel kende Natursty...

Duty Doctor
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Duty Doctor

Outside opening hours of the local doctors, you can reach a doctor on duty on phone +45 70 11 07 07.

If the doctor estimates that you need further examination, it will take place here:

Sydvestjysk S...

Public Transportation
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Public Transportation

Buses:

Sydtrafik is in charge of all the buses Vejen Kommune.

You find timetables here: https://www.sydtrafik.dk/koreplaner-trafikinfo/find-koreplan/?text=Vejen

Trafikoplysningen (traffic informati...

Parking
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Parking

Free parking in the town centres of Vejen, Børup, Holsted and Rødding and at all attractions and places of accommodation.

Police

Police

Call 114 when you need assistance from the police – you will be connected to the nearest manned police station. 

See more: https://politi.dk/syd-og-soenderjyllands-politi

 



 

Post Office

Post Office

Post office:

Vejen: Lindetorvet 2, 6600 Vejen (at Løvbjerg)


Post offices with limited services:

Posthus:

Vejen: Lindetorvet 2, 6600 Vejen (ved Løvbjerg)


Posthuse med udvalgte ydelser
:

Askov: To...

Smoking

Smoking

In Denmark smoking is banned inside all public buildings, however, you often find special smoking areas. Hotels etc. may offer rooms where smoking is permitted – ask at the place of your stay.

Accident and emergency department
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Accident and emergency department

Always call +45 70 11 07 07 before going somewhere.

The nurse or doctor answering your call will, depending on the situation,
- make an appointment for you with the emergency room/urgent care clinic
- a...

Lost items

 If you have lost valuables like jewelry, hearing aids or the like, DcH, Denmark's Civil Dog Guide Service can help. Call +45 71 10 40 69 for a good track dog. It is free to use the service. 
 

Emergency dental
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Emergency dental

Call +45 9944 0809 (Region Syddanmark) between 9.00 and 12.00 hours if you need immediate treatment that cannot wait until the local practising dentists open.

Place of treatment: Regionstandplejen, S...

Taxi

Taxi


Brørup Holsted Vejen Taxa:  +45 40 60 03 00
Glejbjerg Taxi: +45 75 19 53 00
Iversen Busser og Taxi: +45 75 38 93 00
Solveigs Taxi: +45 74 84 16 68

 

Time Zones
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Time Zones

Denmark is 1 hour ahead of GMT – Greenwich Mean Time.

Danish summer time /daylight savings time

As from the night between Saturday and Sunday in the last weekend of March until the last weekend of Octo...

Currency Exchange
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Currency Exchange

Hæveautomater:

Vejen:
Danske Bank, Nørregade 8-10, 6600 Vejen (DKK and Euro)
Sydbank, Søndergade 5, 6600 Vejen (DKK and Euro)
Nordea, Rådhuspassagen 2, 6600 Vejen (DKK and Euro)
Frøs Sparekasse, Nørregad...

Roadside Service

If you need roadside assistance please call Falck, tel. +45 70 10 20 30, or Dansk Autohjælp, tel. +45 70 10 80 90.

Weapons

Weapons

In Denmark you are to hold a licence in order to possess fire arms and certain types of knives. The police grant the licences. You are not allowed to carry daggers and knives with blades longer than 1...

Opening Hours

Opening Hours

Grocery shops are usually open every day from 9.00 to approx. 19.00 hours, the small ones until 21.00 hours. Specialty shops are usually open from 10.00 to 17.30 hours on weekdays, on Saturdays from 1...

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