National Park Thy is renowned for its wealth of fantastic nature and the area offers the opportunity to experience the wide open spaces and feel the sand between your toes, as well as providing lots of adventures in the natural surroundings.
In Thy you feel the presence of history everywhere. When you stand on one of the numerous protected burial mounds or visit the historic nature. Do not miss Bulbjerg, the only bird cliff in Denmark, and Cold Hawaii, the surfers' paradise in Klitmøller. In Hanstholm you will find bunkers from WW II and Østerild is home to the national test center for big wind turbines - and they really are big.
Thy is a true paradies for nature lovers. In the National Park Thy, the first National Park Denmarks, you can experience the openess of the nature North Jutlands which has been shaped by centuries of sand migration and created therefore a totally unique landscape. Experience the National Park by foot, bicycle, at the back of a horse or maybe during a guided tour.
The area and coastline between Agger and Hanstholm in Thy in North Jutland has been named Cold Hawaii. Cold Hawaii achieved its name due to the wind conditions in the area are much like the one you will find in Hawaii. You will find no less than 31 amazing surf spots.
The National Park stretches from the lighthouse in Hanstholm in the north to Agger Tange in the south and is bordered on the east by farmland.
Bulbjerg is Jutland's only cliff, which is 47 meters above sea level and is also called for "The Shoulder of Jutland". Besides providing an amazing view over the North Sea, the limestone cliff is also the home to many different bird species.
The beautiful landscape in Thy is the perfect backdrop, for a picturesque bicycle ride. The area offers many different types of routes, along small roads, on trails and more, Thy is perfect for a bicycle holiday.
In August 2008 a challenging MTB route was established in Vilsbøl Dune Plantation in Thy. It was opened by then Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen, who along with the Minister of Environment also cycled the route.
If you are more interested in birds, then you have to see the Bulbjerg bird cliff. On top of the only limestone rock you can enjoy a fantastic view of the North Sea and explore many different bird species which are occupying the limestone cliff. Vejlerne, Northern Europe's largest bird sanctuary, is also worth a visit - here it is possible to observe the birds from birds towers.
Cold Hawaii is the term given to the stretch of coast between Agger and Hanstholm in Thy in North Jutland. Here you will find no less than 31 amazing surf spots. Cold Hawaii achieved its name because the wind conditions in the area are much like the one you will find in Hawaii.
You will often find international surf events in Cold Hawaii, the World Stand Up Paddle Championship, CopenCold Hawaii and different World Cups have been held in the area.
Moreover, you can find the National Testcenter for large windmills in Østerild, Thy Cablepark next to Thisted for the water exiting ones, the North Sea Aquarium in Vorupør and the MuseumCenter Hanstholm, Northern Europe's largest fortifications from the second world war.
Thy has also a lot of cozy towns with the typical west coast atmosphere. Visit Thisted, the capital of Thy, the holiday towns Hurup or Hanstholm on the 'shoulder' of Denmark.
Klitmøller is also called "Cold Hawaii" and is a true paradise for surfers. Cold Hawaii is Northern Europe's best surf spot and one of the world's bes...
Vorupør is a small authentic fishing village with approximately 800 inhabitants. For several centuries, the spot has been a hub of inshore fishing.
You will find a really cozy environment around the old landing place at Stenbjerg Strand.The town of Stenbjerg itself is sheltered from the westerly...
The small fishing village Agger by the North Sea is characterized by its unique location by the sea, lake, forest and fjord.The small coastal town i...
If you are visiting Thy we can recommend all of the local delicacies of the area. Explore all restaurants in Thy.
Visit Stenbjerg Kro & Badehotel's restaurant and experience Nationalpark Thy on the first floor.Stenbjerg Kro is located in the heart of Thy National Park, just 200 meters from Klitplantagen and 2 kilometers from Stenbjerg Landingsplads.
Hanstholm Madbar is a small restaurant where you sit close - the intimate and light mood will allow storytelling, laughs and stains on the clothes.
Whether you prefer hotels, inns, camping sites or holiday houses you are sure to find something for you in Thy.
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