Djursland is belonged a peninsula one of the varied landscapes in the east of the jütischen peninsula and to the administrative district Århus office. During itself in Djurslands of little arranged north half the landscape of the jütländischen east coast and. A. with moorlands, is strongly arranged the south continues by further small peninsulas. The completely even center Djurslands around the landed Kolind Sund exhibits a rural structure. Into the Jungsteinzeit, which call the Danes farmer stone time, the Sund Djursland divided, became later it by the land elevation to lake and in the long run fruitful country.
The mol mountains are one of the typical morainic landscapes and cover the western of the small peninsulas running to the south. Heath, sand, forest and pastures coin/shape the landscape. Its inhabitants are the Ostfriesen Denmark, which literary the Volkskundler Evald seaweed Kristensen outlined. The Agri Bavnehøj is with 137 m one of the higher mountains of Denmark. In the Tinghulen a ravine was in former times the Thingplatz of the region. The east coast Djurslands with the Ebeltoft - peninsula, which has its name to the pictorial land small town with 3.000 inhabitants, is rural and routistic coined/shaped up to the schwächelnde industrial city Grenaa (13,000 inhabitants). Ebeltoft is the typical rural town absolutely. In the Adelgade, Nedergade and Overgade remained the old streetscape. In the port the frigate Jylland lies. A sailing boat of 1860, which participated 1864 in the battle around Helgoland, later than king ship served and today to be visited is.
Djursland is admits for its land churches and the multiplicity of premature monuments, under those the Tustruper Megalithanlagen and Poskær´s Stenhus (different ways of writing are usual), which stands out probably largest and most beautiful Danish Runddysse ( Dolmen with round verge). Approximately also the only round church of Jutland is in Thorsager, from that the 13. Century comes. In addition, old locks (Claus cross-beam Løvenholm, rose cross-beam and Skaføgaard), gentleman Mr. (Gammel Estrup) and rune stones (in or with the churches set up by Øster Alling, Kolind, Rimsø and four-ring) are present. A characteristic is the mask stone to the Sjellebro (bridge over the Sjelle) to the A21. Most stone monuments hide themselves in the forests, but some very beautiful Dolmen are to be seen also from the road, among them the Dyssen with Egens, Torup of beach and Stenvad, which became the motive for cash note. See also Hünengräber finding!
In the northern part of the peninsula a detailed investigation was accomplished to the water and wood culture, to the soils, the settlement behavior and the kind and the condition that altogether 158 proven lithischen Vorzeitdenkmäler in the region. A third of it is missing or undeterminable any longer. With the settlement places (their Lokalität over thousands of years moves) it is remarkable that their number (26) of the Vorzeit to in 18. Century remains relatively constant.