Nordsøen Oceanarium Sælbassin

Attractions on the West Coast of North Jutland

The west coast of North Jutland is a holiday paradise, with experiences for kids and grown-ups. You will find an abundance of history and culture, activities for adrenalin-lovers, and a paradise for nature-lovers.


If you are staying near the west coast of North Jutland, there are many experiences you should not miss. On this page, you can see some of the most visited attractions on the west coast.

Travel through the history of Denmark

Along the west coast, you will find many bunkers from the time of World War 2. Some of these are spread across the beaches and are just are memorials to the wartime. Others have been redesigned to serve as museums where you can learn the story of Denmark through wartime. Explore the bunkers at North Europes largest fortification in Hanstholm.

Fun by the water in North Jutland

The North Sea is perfect for surfing, but there are plenty of opportunities to enjoy the vast coast of North Jutland. Try the largest water park in Fårup Sommerland, which offers lots of slides and pools for all ages. Explore life under the surface at Nordsøens Oceanarium in Hirtshals, and discover the life of sharks, the popular sunfish, and plenty of other sea life. 

Fårup sommerland blokhus
Fårup Sommerland

Attractions on the west coast

Walking and hiking in North Jutland
Par ude at vandre på Mors
Lighthouses in North Jutland
Rubjerg Knude Fyr
Beaches by the North Sea
Dreng med is på stranden
Guide to arts and crafts
Beaches on the East Coast
Palmestranden Frederikshavn
The 10 most popular attractions in North Jutland
Familie i river rafting i fårup