Lodbjerg Fyr i Nationalpark Thy ved solnedgang

Thy

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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.

Attractions and experiences

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.

Cold Hawaii in National Park Thy

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.

Nationalpark Thy

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 Bird Cliff and Bunker

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.

Bicycle routes in Thy

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.

MTB in Vilsbøl Dune Plantation in Thy

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.

Pure nature

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.

Copencold 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.

The surfers paradise

Klitmøller

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

Vorupør is a small authentic fishing village with approximately 800 inhabitants. For several centuries, the spot has been a hub of inshore fishing.

Stenbjerg

The picturesque utility houses at Stenbjerg Landingsplads are built by the fishermen themselves around 1900. There is a really cozy environment aro...

Agger

Agger is a small fishing village on the west coast of Jutland in Thy, which every year is visited by many tourists.

Where to eat

If you are visiting Thy we can recommend all of the local delicacies of the area. Explore all restaurants in Thy.

Det Gamle Røgeri (Smokehouse) - Thisted

Seafood restaurant in Thisted.

Stenbjerg Kro & Badehotels Restaurant

Restaurant at Stenbjerg Inn and Seaside Hotel.

Hanstholm Madbar

Hanstholm Madbar is a small restaurant where you sit close - the intimate and light mood will allow storytelling, laughs and stains on the clothes.

Where to stay in Thy

Whether you prefer hotels, inns, camping sites or holiday houses you are sure to find something for you in Thy

For more information contact VisitThy via email: info@thy.dk or via phone: +45 97 92 19 00