You are greeted by this monumental sculpture in Esbjerg Esbjerg is surrounded by beautiful nature Esbjerg is a shopping mecca on the West coast of Denmark Esbjerg offers all kinds of nature experiences

Esbjerg

Welcome to Esbjerg, the biggest city in South Jutland. From here you have a good starting point for a holiday in South Denmark because it`s close to the sea and it`s possible to reach the top attractions in South Denmark from here.

The city is situated on the Danish west coast next to the North Sea and the Wadden Sea National Park and being part of Legoland - Billund Resort.

Since the decision was made to establish a harbour in Esbjerg back in 1868, the city and region have developed to be the third-largest growth centre in Denmark. Today the harbour is the second largest in Denmark, and the harbour facilities are being expanded to answer the needs of the wind-turbine industry and container shipping traffic.


See & Do

The city offers a wide selection of things to see and do. Esbjerg is very proud to offer Denmark`s biggest and best Fisheries and Maritime Museum. By exciting wildlife events and kids friendly activities, this museum is a must-see.

When entering Esbjerg, you immediately find out the interest for art and design here. The world famous Danish architecture Jørn Utzon (also designed the Sydney Opera), has been the architect of the Esbjerg Art Museum and Esbjerg Performing Arts Centre, and they are both very recommendable to visit. Just outside Esbjerg, you can find the new impressive monumental Sculpture called " Man meets the Sea". This monument was raised regarding the 100th anniversary of the city.

When visiting Esbjerg, it is almost unavoidable not to be tempted to visit the harbour area. Experience all from a special fish auction for tourists, to the Light Ship Museum. It`s also possible to go on a seal sea safari to the Wadden sea from here. Another obvious option is a tour with the ferry to the small beautiful island called Fanø. Every summer thousands of tourists come here to visit the amazing beaches and enjoy the idyllic atmosphere on the island. 


Shopping mecca on the west coast

As the biggest shopping metropole on the west coast region, Esbjerg in 2016 opened a big special designed pedestrian street for shopping lovers.


Delicious local specialities

When you visit Esbjerg, we recommend you to book a table on one of the cosy restaurants and taste the local fish and Wadden sea specialities. 


Getting to Esbjerg

It`s possible to reach Esbjerg by car, train or bus. Esbjerg is 260 km from Copenhagen and 123 km from Odense. By car, you can drive to Esbjerg within three hours from Copenhagen.

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Viking Attractions in South Denmark

The Museum Ribes Vikinger

The Museum Ribes Vikinger

Discover a lot about the Danish Vikings through the Viking Age of Ribe

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Ribe VikingeCenter

Ribe VikingeCenter

In Ribe you can travel back 1000 years in time to when the Vikings ruled Ribe, called Ripa.

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The Jelling Monuments

The Jelling Monuments

The Jelling Monuments are one of Europe’s finest Viking Age monuments on the Unesco Heritage list in Denmark.

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Cliffs and Beaches in Denmark

Marielyst Beach

Marielyst Beach

Marielyst Beach was voted the best beach in Denmark in 2011.

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Rubjerg Knude

Rubjerg Knude

The Rubjerg Knude is a placed on the 13 km long stretches from Lønstrup to Løkken in North Jutland. Rubjerg Knude is the highest part with 90 m above the sea.

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Skagen

Skagen

Visit the top of Denmark and get inspired about the rough nature and the cosy fishermen town.

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Blåvand Beach

Blåvand Beach

Blåvand beach is a popular destination especially for self drive tourists in the summer.

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Stevns Museum

Stevns Museum

Stevns Klint is at the same time beautiful and dramatic.

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Hornbæk Beach

Hornbæk Beach

Hornbæk Beach is the largest and most visited beach on the coast of North Sealand .

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Esbjerg

Welcome to Esbjerg, the biggest city in South Jutland and the 'capital of the West coast'


Wadden Sea Experiences

New Attraction 2017

Tirpitz Bunker

Tirpitz Bunker

The Tirpitz Museum in Blåvand is one of the largest in the world and opened in June 2017.

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Top Attractions for Kids in South Jutland

Legoland®

Legoland®

Lego® are a Danish company and you find the original Legoland here just nearby the factory. The Legoland theme Park is one one the most visited attractions in Denmark.

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Givskud Animal Park

Givskud Animal Park

A Zoo for the whole family with a lot of animals for all ages to explore.

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Universe

Universe

Visit the amusement and science park in South Jutland

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