West Jutland surfer

Surf the west coast of Jutland

Surfing

Surfers of every variety will find exciting challenges along the West Coast, while beginners can try the perfect conditions of Ringkøbing Fjord. Why not try kite surfing or the exhilarating thrill of a day kite buggying?

The Smålandshavet Archipelago

Jazz and fruit!

Visit Denmark’s number one place for fruit production, the island of Fejø. Femø island nearby is famous for its traditional jazz festival. You’ll be amazed to see that on the small island of Askø, no point is higher than four metres above sea level.

Sejerø

West Sealand islands

Sejerø

Sejerø is a beautiful and peaceful island, with undulating landscape and many small swimming beaches. Visit the old church, with its fine fresco paintings, or any of the many burial mounds on the island. You can reach the island by ferry from Havnsø.

Nekselø

This small island is also reachable by ferry from Havnsø. You’ll find beautiful nature on the island, which is easily accessible as a day trip.

Kayaking West Sealand

Go West Sealand

Cycling

Cyclists love West Sealand, with its many sign-posted cycle routes and easy access from Copenhagen. Hike the area’s many popular sign-posted routes, such as those across the Odsherred peninsula.

On the water

The river Suså and the Tystrup-Bavelse Lakes are great for kayaking and angling. As an angler, you’ll also find great catches all along the coast. At Lammefjord Canal you might even catch a carp.

east jutland beaches and fjords

Sea, beach and fjord

Beaches and coastal inlets

Anholt

Islands in the Kattegat

Samsø (Samsoe)

Funen's Head

South Funen: Natural experiences

A land shaped by ice

The lovely, sloping South Funen landscape is at its picturesque best between the towns of Svendborg and Faaborg. North of Faaborg, you find the rolling Svanninge Hills (Svanninge Bakker) with steep ravines resulting from the last glacial period, around 14,000 years ago. 

Active holiday

Adventure on Funen

Angling

Gone fishing

Anglers head to Funen for some of Europe's best coastal angling spots, particular good for catching sea trout. You’ll find great locations for angling on both Funen and the South Funen Archipelago.

South Denmark sea and beaches

Sea and beaches

The Wadden Sea coast

The Wadden Sea along the west coast is an exciting national park and intertidal wetland teeming with birds and wildlife. You will not find as many swimming beaches on the region’s West Coast, but you can swim at Hjerpsted.

Fanø

West Jutland islands

Fanø

Located just off the coast from Esbjerg, Fanø is an old maritime island with a perfect landscape for beach activities such as kite flying and sailing. The area is also an excellent place to hunt for Danish amber that washed up on the beaches. You can also see a variety of wildlife on the island, such as wild rabbits and seal colonies. The architecture on the island is also extremely special and inspired by the Frisian style.

The Black Sun

Birdwatching

Seasonal splendour

Situated on the main routes of many migratory birds and covered in large wetland areas, South-West Jutland is a birdwatchers' paradise during spring and autumn. The extensive Wadden Sea national park near Skallingen, Ringkøbing Fjord, Tipperne nature reserve, Skjern Meadows, West Stadil Fjord, Nissum Fjord and Harboøre Tange, are amazing places for birdwatching.

10 great reasons to cycle in Denmark

1.   You are never very far from the next place to eat or sleep in Denmark. Places to shop, fun attractions and beautiful natural areas are always just a short ride away.

Windsurfing North Jutland

Northern tip of Denmark: Exiting North Jutland

Cold Hawaii

Surf's up!

You’ll experience superb conditions for windsurfing, with some of the best in Europe found at Klitmøller, on the West Coast.