The Battle of Als

Address: Kær Vestermark Skydebanevej, 6400 Sønderborg Show map

Address: Kær Vestermark Skydebanevej, 6400 Sønderborg

The Historical Brigade Als will reenact the the most important battles of the 1864 war wearing authentic uniforms and with weapons and equipment corresponding closely to those used by soldiers during the war of 1864.

Spectators will literally be bombarded with experiences when we reenact the Battle of Als in the weekend before the school summer holidays. The main event is the scenario when the Prussian forces cross the Alssund under cover of darkness. We will be reenacting the scene at the historically correct time, that is, 03.00 hours. The cannons will crash and the Danish ironclad, Rolf Krake, will appear in the gloom off Arnkilsøre and begin shelling the boats carrying the Prussian soldiers. Both before and after this major battle, there will be masses of other activities for the whole family, all connected with the war of 1864.

ATTENTION: As the event takes place over multiple days, the event consists of various activities with different opening hours, and we recommend checking each actvity’s specific opening hours on the day of your visit.

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