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* '''Ribe Castle''' (''Ribe Slot''), which is not really a castle, as much as a ruin with almost no ruins left. Surrounded by moats connected to the river, however, it presents a worthy site of defense and historical power.The beloved Queen Dagmar, who was married to King Valdemar Sejr, and who according to legend, became ill and then died at Riberhus Castle, but awoke from the dead to speak for the last time with her beloved husband and king. http://www.danhostel-ribe.dk/stories-from-the-past/queen-dagmar.html
 
* '''Ribe Castle''' (''Ribe Slot''), which is not really a castle, as much as a ruin with almost no ruins left. Surrounded by moats connected to the river, however, it presents a worthy site of defense and historical power.The beloved Queen Dagmar, who was married to King Valdemar Sejr, and who according to legend, became ill and then died at Riberhus Castle, but awoke from the dead to speak for the last time with her beloved husband and king. http://www.danhostel-ribe.dk/stories-from-the-past/queen-dagmar.html
 
* '''Ribe’s Night Watchman.''' Every evening from 1st of May until 15th of September you may accompany the night watchman in Ribe on his route through the old, winding streets, while he is singing to alert citizens about bedtime approaching. Along the way he will tell you tales about witches, floods and fires. http://www.danhostel-ribe.dk/stories-from-the-past/the-watchman-of-ribe.html
 
* '''Ribe’s Night Watchman.''' Every evening from 1st of May until 15th of September you may accompany the night watchman in Ribe on his route through the old, winding streets, while he is singing to alert citizens about bedtime approaching. Along the way he will tell you tales about witches, floods and fires. http://www.danhostel-ribe.dk/stories-from-the-past/the-watchman-of-ribe.html
* '''Things to see and do in Ribe and Ribe County.''' http://www.danhostel-ribe.dk/index.php?id=83
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* '''Things to see and do in Ribe and Ribe County.''' http://www.danhostel-ribe.dk/inspiration/inspiration.html
 
* '''Pictures from Ribe, Nature around Ribe and the Wadden Sea''' http://www.danhostel-ribe.dk/photographs/photographs.html
 
* '''Pictures from Ribe, Nature around Ribe and the Wadden Sea''' http://www.danhostel-ribe.dk/photographs/photographs.html
 
* '''Ribes Vikinger''' The Museum Ribe’s Vikings – the Viking era and the Middle Ages. http://www.ribesvikinger.dk/
 
* '''Ribes Vikinger''' The Museum Ribe’s Vikings – the Viking era and the Middle Ages. http://www.ribesvikinger.dk/

Revision as of 07:32, 1 August 2006

Ribe is in Jutland, Denmark.

Get in

Trains run to Ribe hourly from Esbjerg, during daylight hours, and less frequently at night, until around midnight. Trains also run to Ribe from Tønder with similar frequencies.

Ribe railway station is located on the eastern side of the town, approximately 5-10 minutes walk from the centre.

Get around

Ribe is a small town, and the only really practical method for getting around is on foot.

See

Do

  • The Night Watchman in Ribe. Every evening from 1st of May until 15th of September you may accompany the night watchman in Ribe on his route through the old, winding streets, while he is singing to alert citizens about bedtime approaching. Along the way he will tell you tales about witches, floods and fires. http://www.danhostel-ribe.dk/index.php?id=68
  • Town Walk in Ribe. - Experience the Middle Age, the Reformation and the Renaissance in Ribe - the oldest town of Denmark. http://www.danhostel-ribe.dk/inspiration/town-walk.html
  • "Black Sun." Visit Ribe in Spring and Autumn - huge numbers of starlings land in the marshes at the Wadden Sea. They are looking for daddy long legs and garden chafer grubs in the wet meadows. At such time you can observe a fascinating panorama called “Black Sun”. http://www.danhostel-ribe.dk/index.php?id=85

Buy

Eat

  • Restaurant Sælhunden is a nice small place near the harbor, decently-priced.

Drink

Sleep

Budget

  • Danhostel Ribe Youth and Family Hostel. [1]

Get out

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