One of the two routes that formed the ancient via Jutlandica, this route goes from the Danish border near Flensburg through Wedel and ends inHarsefeld, west of Hamburg
Along the Via Jutlandica in Schleswig-Holstein, you follow the traces of the oldest long distance road in North and Middle Europe. The wonderful way, that leads you through the green midland between Flensburg and Wedel by Hamburg, is lined by plenty of archaeological sites and gives you insights into the history of the region. Two crossed horns made from oak wood and copper show you the way and recall a time a thousand years ago, when huge ox herds were brought south from Denmark to be sold on the markets along the Elbe.
Discover the history of the “Ox-Path” away from busy streets, where ages ago pilgrims, merchants, ox farmers and soldiers fought their way through the country. The route guide you along a diverse mixture of unique landscapes, old cultural relics, historical sites and interesting towns. Far away from motorways you stroll through wide moss swamps, forests and meadows and also come through beautiful cities like Flensburg, Schleswig oder Rendsburg. Peace and relaxation combined with nature and culture.