Vorupør is a small authentic fishing village with approximately 800 inhabitants. For several centuries, the spot has been a hub of inshore fishing.
This uniquely fabulous seaside town, located in Thy, is rich on historical buildings and has a vibrant urban life. Here you can also enjoy sea and beach – all in one place. The close proximity to both National Park Thy and the sea provides plenty of opportunities for an active holiday for the entire family. The newly established boardwalks and the large beach terrace facilitate easy accessibility and rich opportunity for enjoying both sea and beach.
Vorupør has had through all time coastal fishing from the beach. Today there is still the opportunity to experience coastal fishing and fish is landing on the beach everyday.
Vorupør provides experiences for the entire family. For this small fishing village has everything – from shopping to art and culture. The village is located right down to the North Sea, and on its huge beach terrace, you can enjoy specialities from the local restaurants whilst enjoying the fabulous view of the sea – without sand between your toes. The coastal area from Agger Tange to Hanstholm has been dubbed Cold Hawaii. Originally springing from the surfer culture, this epithet signifies the exceptionally excellent wave and wind conditions. Thus, the scenery around Vorupør embraces a wealth of activities – for not only does the sea provide some of the very best surf spots in Northern Europe, but it is also a wonderful place for bathing or fishing from the wharf. You can ride or hike through Nationalpark Thy and thus experience nature on close quarters.
The North Sea Aquarium is among the most favourite activities in Vorupør. Here, you can experience a variety of rare marine species from the North Sea but, also, the more common species such as codfish, eel and plaice.
Vorupør even boasts its very own museum, set up in the former shipyard, where – ages ago – the fishermen's cutters were built. The museum tells the story about the locals, about their life at sea and the religious revivalist movement. Vorupør Museum moreover fills another function, namely that of the town's tourist information.