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Attractions on the West Coast of North Jutland

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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. 

Photo:Fårup Sommerland

Attractions on the west coast

Fårup Sommerland
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Fårup Sommerland

In the middle of the forest, you find the oldest amusement park in Denmark - Fårup Sommerland. Fårup Sommerland is one of Denmark’s biggest tourist attractions, and the park is full of crazy rides. 

Nordsøen Oceanarium akvarium mor datter
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Nordsøen Oceanarium

Explore the many educational experiences in one of North Jutland's biggest attractions, the North Sea Oceanarium in Hirtshals. Here you can meet the lumpfish in Northern Europe's largest aquarium, where there are exciting experiences and fun activities for all ages.

Skulpturparken i Blokhus
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The Sculpture Park in Blokhus

Experience the most amazing and exquisite sculptures made of sand, wood, and iron every year when you take a trip to idyllic Blokhus.

The Bunker Museum Hirtshals 10th Battery
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The Bunker Museum Hirtshals 10th Battery

Dive into the story and see how German soldiers lived during World War II. Explore the 69 bunkers associated with the 3.5 km trench. Join a guided tour during the summer.

Vendsyssel Historiske Museums Have (Garden) in Hjørring
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Vendsyssel Historiske Museums Have (Garden) in Hjørring

Vendsyssel Historiske Museums Have( Vendsyssel's Historical Museum's Gardens) in Hjørring are divided into two sections.


Thisted Museum (Museet for Thy og Vester Hanherred)

Thisted Museum is in the process of rebuilding.

We expect that in the spring of 2023 we will be able to welcome guests inside a museum that appeals to today's audience.


Heltborg Museum / Sydthy Kunst- og Kulturcenter

In Heltborg you can examine the old agricultural implements from before the tractor, study beautiful paintings from the area and sniff smoke from the Iron Age house's campfire site.

In addition, the ...

Hirtshals Museum (regional museum)
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Hirtshals Museum (regional museum)

The museum is housed in an old fisherman's home and shows the city's history. Learn more about the history of the "bjesk", and about the "bjesk" queen Signe Hansen. In the summer, old fishermen disp...

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