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In Tolkien’s Footsteps around Djursland

In Djursland, Denmark, you get to follow in the footsteps of J.R.R. Tolkien and learn about how he was inspired by the myths and names of places there. Go exploring and locate the signs.

Around Djursland, you will find signs that will tell you about Tolkien’s fascination by and relation to Denmark.

Discover which names he used for particular places in his masterpieces, The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. And learn about the Danish myths that inspired him. Here, you will see a map and coordinates of the eight spots.

Find out more about Tolkien’s fascination by Djursland in Eastern Jutland and of the Danish myths.

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