West Jutland

West Jutland has some of the most beautiful nature in Denmark. Dunes, heathlands, windswept beaches, inlets, straits, bays and plantations, - West Jutland has it all! The dramatic coastline is shaped by the uncompromising North Sea , and to the north the landscape is characterised by countless bays, straits and inlets by the beautiful Limfjorden.

The Wadden Sea

West Jutland is also home to the UNESCO World Heritage site the Wadden Sea National Park. This intertidal marshland stretches from Holland through Germany and up the west coast of Jutland. It is known for its great birdlife and beautiful scenery.

Windswept West

Set off into the rugged dunes and endless wild beaches of Denmark's West Coast. You can drive your car, bike or ride horseback, as you soak up the sights across the whole area.

Explore the 500 km long playground

Go hunting for amber, catch a wave, dig up oysters or just soak up the sun. The west coast of Denmark has endless possibilities.  

Shaped by the sea

Feel the maritime past pulse through you at museums, lighthouses, galleries and historical buildings across the region and taste the fruits of the sea at West Jutland's towns and villages.

Natural West Jutland

Dramatic dunes sweep inland to rolling hills and forests in this dynamic region. There are many ways to head out into Denmark's wide-open West and wonderful sights await.

Natural experiences in West Jutland

Dramatic dunes sweep inland to rolling hills and forests in this dynamic region.

Quick facts

Main town: Esbjerg
Nearest airports: Karup & Esbjerg
International ferry port:
Esbjerg (UK) 
Distance from Copenhagen:
Esbjerg (296km)
Herning (310km)
Ringkøbing (359km) 


Birdwatchers' paradise

The Wadden Sea National Park is a weather-beaten wildernesses and a fantastic destination for walking, watersports and birdwatching.

The Wadden Sea National Park

The Wadden sea is an ecological treasure trove. Head here for an unbeatable wildlife and birdwatching experience.