Much more than #bared Denmark

By the Wadden Sea

The Wadden Sea is a very unique area in Denmark. It is Denmark's largest national park and selected by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. The whole area is absolutely world class and you can find an incredible variety of experiences. At the Wadden Sea you will find many opportunities for a fantastic holiday in a safe environment. Here are wide plots with room for the family to be together, but still for themselves. If you are into nature, the Wadden Sea is almost a paradise. Nature is world class with rich wildlife. The Wadden Sea is home to millions of migratory birds, a large seal population and incredible biodiversity. You get good nature experiences all year round.

Nature experiences

If you are into nature, the Wadden Sea is almost a paradise. Nature is world class with rich wildlife. The Wadden Sea is home to millions of migratory birds, a large seal population and incredible biodiversity. You get good nature experiences all year round.

The Wadden Sea and the Oysters - Photo Thomas Høyrup Christensen (8) -1600px
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Outdoor activities

The fantastic nature invites exploration and activity. You can get close to the nature of the Wadden Sea in many ways. Step on the pedals on one of the area's many signposted bicycle routes or lace up your boots and discover the marsh trail near Höjer. Take a guide out into the wild and get close to both birds, seals, the Wadden Sea itself and a host of other incredible scenery.

At the Wadden Sea you will also find some of Europe's largest beaches. Both Rømø and Fanø have miles of beach, where there is room to laze on the towel, enjoy a good ice cream and have fun with the family, and at the same time there is room for cool wind sports - which you can also try your hand at on holiday. Try a trip in a block and sail along the beach, with the wind as the motor and the wide beach as the road.

If you have the courage for a quieter engine, jump in the saddle and experience the Wadden Sea from horseback, with opportunities for riding at all levels.

Culture experiences

When you visit the Wadden Sea, it is not only nature and tranquility that you should look forward to. The Wadden Sea has made its mark on the area's rich and diverse cultural life. Discover the many art and cultural museums, see the whale skeleton on Rømø, see the beautiful folk costumes on Fanø and look forward to a visit to Denmark's oldest city of Ribe, where the cathedral towered in the otherwise flat landscape.

Aerial view of Ribe with Ribe Cathedral in the center of the picture. Must be freely used with the byline Esbjerg City Historical Archives

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Who is behind the Danish campaign By the Wadden Sea is part of the campaign "Much more than just Denmark". The site has been designed to increase travel pleasure in Denmark and inspire all our guests for new holiday experiences. Behind the effort are 19 Danish destinations, Danish Coast and Natural Tourism, Danish Metropolitan Tourism and VisitDenmark. The campaign is supported by the Danish Business Promotion Board.

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