Unforgettable adventures on the West Coast of Denmark. Exciting shopping, inspirational culture and beautiful nature.


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Man meets the sea

Visitors arriving in Esbjerg from the sea are greeted by Svend Wiig Hansen’s monumental sculpture "Man meets the Sea", which was raised on the occasion of Esbjerg celebrating its 100th anniversary as an independent municipality in 1994.

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Tirpitz Museum

One of the biggest gun positions in the Atlantic Wall during World War II was meant to be placed at Blåvand. It was never finished, though, as the war came to an end before the construction was complete. Through two decades this ruined bunker was a popular museum but from the summer 2017 it is replaced by a brand new museum containing four large sections with separate exhibitions. The roof on the new museum is planted with lyme grass and the whole building is camouflaged as part of the landscape with the bearing parts of the construction hidden under the sand.

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Musikhuset Esbjerg - Performing Arts Centre

Every year, the venue for more than 300 events. Here you can enjoy music, drama, musicals and other shows. The house was designed by the world famous architects Jan and Jørn Utzon.

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Esbjerg Art Museum

Esbjerg Art Museum - Museum of modern art with art experiences for all ages

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The Fisheries and Maritime Museum

Fascinating experiences for the whole family - watch the seals in the sealarium and the attractive fish and attention-grabbing animals in the aquaria, or learn more about man and the sea in the displays on fisheries, seafaring, and nature below the sea surface.

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Experiences at the Wadden Sea

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World Class Cycling

There are numerous options for cycling all along the Jutlandic west coast.
Experience the Danish National Cycle Route number 1 - totalling 560 km/348 miles - going from the Danish/German border to the very top of Jutland.
Or try our Panorama routes. These day trips take you past some of the biggest attractions and most beautiful nature.
All in all we have 1133 km/704 miles of signed cycle routes for you to discover and enjoy.

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Storm surges in the Wadden Sea

Throughout time, storm surges have regularly struck the low-lying areas by the Wadden Sea. Modern dykes have prevented fatalities for more than one hundred years, but climate change could lead to new challenges for the dykes by the Wadden Sea.

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The main venue for rhythmical music in West Jutland. Here you can enjoy all kinds of concerts - rock, pop, jazz.

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Surfing near Esbjerg

Surfing and Kitesurfing in Ho Bay in the north end of the Wadden Sea National Park

From 1. March - 30. September it is allowed to surf in Ho Bay along the beaches of Hjerting and Sædding.

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Exploring the Wadden Sea


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Esbjerg harbour

Esbjerg Port is now one of Europe's most experienced in wind, oil and gas with more than 40 years of off shore operation from the rapidly expanding 4,5 mio sq metre port area, rightfully earning Esbjerg the title of Energy Metropolis.

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Svømmestadion Danmark - Denmark's largest bathing and swimming facility. Also wellness facilities.

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Event calendar

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Top Events

Top Events in Esbjerg

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