Cykelpiger i Tornby

MTB in Tornby Dune Plantation near Hirtshals

Photo: VisitNordjylland

The route in Tornby Dune Plantations takes you through beautiful nature with lakes, dunes and wooded areas. The route is 14km long with 180 vertical metres and is both challenging and entertaining.

White arrows mark the route and you drive it clockwise. It is a singletrack route.
The route starts at the parking area on Købdstedsvej in Tornby. The darker the colors on the map the more vertical meters.

Other facilities

In the surrounding towns of Lønstrup, Hirtshals and Hjørring you are sure to find lots of activities and attractions. The area is more than just mountain biking.


The small fishing village has kept is charm and identity over the years. Surrounded by beautiful nature and Rubjerg Knude in the background, the towns streets twist behind the dunes and inland.


In one of Denmarks largest fishing ports, you can always find fresh, delicious fish and an atmosphere unlike anywhere else.


Culture is ready to pounce – ready to provide you with new experiences. For it is impossible to visit Hjørring without being seriously engulfed in culture. The prominence of museums, theatres, art and sculptures in the town contributes to creating a very special atmosphere.

For the family

Go to Hirtshals and spend a day with the family at Nordsøens Oceanarium where marine animals of the North sea are awaiting you. If you move more to the south you find Skallerup Seaside Resort which boasts plenty of activities for kids. Enjoy the wide sandy beaches of the west coast and explore the beautiful nature of North Jutland.

Nordsøen Oceanarium

Explore one of the biggest attractions in North Jutland, the Nordsøen Oceanarium in Hirtshals. Meet the sunfish in the biggest aquarium of Northern Europe where you can find fun and a lot of different activities for the whole family.

Skallerup Seaside Resort

In calm settings and surrounded by amazing nature, Skallerup Seaside Resort is the perfect place for you and your family in North Jutland. Enjoy a day at the Spa, go horseback riding on the beach or explore all the other activities.

Bicycle rentals, Tennis and Minigolf in Lønstrup

At Rosengart in Lønstrup there are experiences for the whole family.

For adults

Skallerup Seaside Resort is not only for families with children. Take a day off at the spa combined with the beautiful nature which all adults can enjoy. In Hirtshals you can visit a museum, see the Hirtshals lighthouse, go shopping or experience the bunker museum, whereas Hjørring offers the Vendsyssel Historical Museum, a brewery and the Metropol which was named the best shopping center Denmarks in 2013. Do not miss the Rubjerg Knude lighthouse in Lønstrup from where you have a marvelous view of the sea. You can also visit Villa Vest Badehotel which is on the list of the best restaurants in North Jutland.

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 display maritime crafts.

Hirtshals Fyr (Lighthouse)

Discover Hirtshals' beautiful landmark, which with its 35 meters proudly glows over the town. From the top of the lighthouse there are beautiful views of the west coast, the sea and the town. Learn more about the lighthouse's story in the machine room.

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 Museum

Vendsyssel Historiske (Historical) Museum, Hjørring Vendsyssel Historical Museum is a treasure trove of all the good stories from throughout Vendsyssel in fantastic settings.

Bryghuset Vendia

Bryghuset Vendia is Hjørring’s stylish, critically-acclaimed restaurant and brewery. Taste sensations from hop to gourmet food.

METROPOL ShoppingCenter

Metropol is Vendsyssel's largest shopping center, located in the center of Hjørring near the pedestrian street.

Rubjerg Knude Lighthouse

In North Jutland, on the edge of the North Sea, you will find the famous lighthouse of Rubjerg Knude. The lighthouse was moved 70 metres inland in October 2019, to secure it from erosion, caused by the North Sea.

Villa Vest Badehotel

Villa Vest Badehotel is from the time when holidays on the North Sea became modern.