The town of Esbjerg

Photo: Vadehavskysten

”Waste no time” - the coastal town of Esbjerg has always lived up to its motto. Today Esbjerg is the fifth largest town of Denmark with a world of activities for both its inhabitants and visitors.

Esbjerg is a town with thriving culture and commerce, inviting restaurants, interesting galleries and excellent shops. The town also offers a wide range of special attractions, such as the Fisheries and Maritime Museum, Esbjerg Museum, the Museum of Art and the impressive sculpture “Man meets the Sea”.

Besides, Esbjerg has all the opportunities for shopping that anyone could wish for: Small specialised shops and a shopping centre in the attractive town centre with one of Denmark’s longest pedestrian streets. The shopping area starts only 1 km from the harbour.

Esbjerg is located at the heart of a nature reserve, with the unique natural qualities of the Wadden Sea close by - rated as one of the world’s five most important areas for fish and bird life and now a UNESCO world heritage site. All year around local tour operators offer guided tours in the Wadden Sea area - seals safaris, oyster tours etc.

How to explore the Wadden Sea on Esbjerg - next to the Wadden Sea National Park

Esbjerg is less than an hour’s drive from Ribe - Denmark’s oldest and most beautiful town, LEGOLAND®, The Wadden Sea Centre – gate to the world heritage site, Mandø - isolated and unique island in the Wadden Sea reachable only at low tide, Tirpitz Museum – world famous ww2 museum and the beautiful island of Fanø is only 12 minutes by ferry away.

This makes Esbjerg the perfect cruise destination.

We are looking forward to seeing you in Esbjerg.