At the beach, slightly north of Esbjerg, is one of the most important Danish pieces of art, called ”Men at sea”, by Svend Wiig Hansen.
After your visit to Esbjerg, your trip continues past the amazing sculpture ”Men at sea” which you cannot miss. In Hjerting, the beach promenade is a cosy place for a break.
Afterwards, you pass a couple of smaller towns before you turn a corner in Tarp, continue across the bridge of Tarphagebroen and then cycle on for a while, enjoying the beautiful view of the inlet of Ho bugt and the Wadden Sea National Park.
Just before reaching Oksbøl, you pass a couple of closed down gravel plants which have now turned into shining lakes in the middle of the landscape. In Oksbøl, you can buy groceries before you turn westwards and ride on an asphalt road through the shooting area of Oksbøl to the town of Vejers Strand. From here, you continue through forests and the most beautiful dune landscapes where you have a good chance of spotting deer. Make sure to stop at the sand-covered oaks in Kærgård Klitplantage or by Filsø.
The trip to the town of Henne Strand adds just a few kilometres to your journey and it is definitely worth the effort. In this cosy coastal town, you can buy an ice cream, enjoy the sunset and perhaps stay overnight.
After Oksbøl you can do a wonderful detour of approx. 25 kilometres which will award you with some great attractions: the westernmost point in Denmark, Horns Rev, the lighthouse of Blåvandshuk Fyr and not least the internationally known Tirpitz Museum on the outskirts of Blåvand. If it is open, you can do a shortcut back to West Coast Cycle Route by cycling down the gravel road from Blåvand to Vejers through the shooting area of Kallesmærsk.
3 km gravel
43 km asphalt
ON THE STAGE
Plan your trip
On the map to your left you will find useful information about accommodation and experiences along the way.
Click the icon with the 9 dots to find your special places along the West Coast Cycle Route.
GPS download is also available on the map. Click the arrow on the left hand side and select the file that suits you.
Esbjerg is the fifth largest town in Denmark, and it is known as a dynamic and industrious town. Here you will find a big selection of shops, restaurants, cultural events and activities. The town oozes of life in and around the pedestrian street of Kongensgade. Today, the harbour of Esbjerg is the main service and supply harbour for the Danish oil and gas industry and one of the largest shipping harbours for wind turbines in the world. From the water tower Esbjerg Vandtårn, you have a beautiful view of the town, the harbour, and the island of Fanø.
FISHERIES AND MARITIME MUSEUM
The Fisheries and Maritime Museum in Esbjerg is the biggest museum of the human relation to the sea, the adjoining culture and life below the sea surface in Denmark.
THE REFUGEE MUSEUM 'FLUGT'
From 1945 to 1949, the biggest refugee camp in Denmark was located in the plantation of Aal Plantage by the town of Oksbøl.
THE TOWN OF VEJERS STRAND
Vejers Strand is a small and cosy coastal and holiday village, located right by the North Sea. Here you can find small shops and eateries, and you can go by car all the way to the beach.
THE LAKE OF FILSØ
Filsø is the 6th largest lake in Denmark, and it features an absolutely unique natural area which serves as a resting place for 234 different bird species.
Rødgaard Camping on Fanø
Book your holiday at Rødgaard Camping and you are sure to have a relaxing holiday for everyone. The Wadden Sea Natio...
Sjelborg Camping near Esbjerg
Beautifully situated in the recreative area of Marbæk, only 600 metres from Ho Bay with its child-friendly beach.
Located in beautiful surroundings only a few km from Esbjerg. Only 10 min. to the city and to a child-friendly beach...
Vejers Familie Camping
Vejers Familie Camping is a lovely family campsite, where the key words are relaxation and night peace.
Stjerne Camping has open all year Varde-Oksboel (431), Vejers. At the site big pitches (10×10 mtrs) are availab...
Børsmose Strand Camping
The site is equipped with all modern service facilities. Further it has brilliant fishing possibilities in the close ...
From slightly different initiatives, you have the opportunity to take your horse to the campsite. It’s about. 4...
Blaavandshuk Bed & Breakfast
At Blåvandshuk golf there are 5 lovely apartments in unique surroundings with a view directly over Ho Bugt. You live...
Høloftet B&B in Esbjerg
Høloftet B&B is located in beautiful surroundings at Hjerting just outside Esbjerg in West Jutland.
Sweethome Guesthouse in Esbjerg
Only 200 meters from the train station and 300 meters from Square I have 7 rooms for rent divided into 3 double rooms...
PJ Bolig – Holiday Houses and apartments in Esbjerg
PJ Bolig rents out holiday houses in Esbjerg and surroundings. The agency also rents out furnished apartments in Es...
Sven Aasted Sørensen – Acommodation
Located in the town of Blåvand you will find Sven Aasted Sørensen room rental.
Sven Aasted Sørensen’s...
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Esbjerg Tourist Information
Skolegade 33, 6700 Esbjerg
Blåvand Tourist Information
Horns Bjerge 4, 6857 Blåvand
Esbjerg, Adgangsvejen 15-17, 6700 Esbjerg
Oksbøl, Strandvejen 2, 6840 Oksbøl
Vejers, Vejers Havvej 7, 6853 Vejers Strand
Arrival and departure
Direct connection to Copenhagen and the rest of the country with DSB www.dsb.dk/en/
Train to/from Esbjerg and Nr. Nebel www.arriva.dk
Direct bus to Billund Airport from Esbjerg www.sydtrafik.dk