Hiking on the Northwest coast
Find inspiration for your hiking trip in Northwest Jutland. The area contains the rough North Sea and the milder fjord landscape. Here you will find open heathlands and deep forest areas.
You only need a pair of robust shoes and clothes that match the wind and weather - then you are ready for a hiking tour. Below you can read about the many interesting hiking routes where you can experience the nature up close and with viewpoints to enjoy the look over the North Sea.
Find your hiking boots and go for a walk
On a hike you can slow down everyday life and get close to nature. In Denmark's largest wilderness national park Thy you can go on a hike in the large unspoiled nature area of a total of 244 km². The national park extends along the west coast from Agger Tange to Hanstholm and you can hike through the vast wilderness and aromatic pine trees and if you need to cool off, the North Sea attracts with its beautiful and fresh water.
Explore some of the major national routes like Vestkystruten and Nordsøstien or follow Hærvejen which is a recreational route for you if you want to hike in historical tracks and at the same time experience some of the best of Jutland's nature. The route has a total of 500 km, starts in Padborg in Southern Jutland and ends in Hirtshals.
At Svinklovene and Fosdalen you can experience magnificent nature as they are both designated as one of the 15 most beautiful nature places in Denmark. Unique views and large dune landscapes impress from the top of Denmark's longest inland slope Lien which runs through the area. The hiking route of 11 km in Fosdalen is furthermore classified as a Premium Route at the German Hiking Institution. The same applies to the 15 km hiking route in Husby dune plantation which is a part of Geopark West Jutland. Here you have great possibilities to experience amazing nature and feel small in the unique and wide landscape. Enjoy the great North Sea, parabolic dunes and forest. Feel the wind in your hair and get red cheeks. The nature park Nissum Fjord close to Thorsminde offers excellent route possibilities as well. Experience the 70 km long fjord route - Around Nissum Fjord - where you come along all of the small fjord harbors.
Certified hiking trails
Husby Klitplantage Ruten
The hiking route is a certified and signposted route in varied nature through dunes and forest, over a drifting dune and past a natural harbor and café near the route.
The hiking route Tranum-Fosdal
The hiking route Tranum-Fosdal is a tour of 11 km. You experience the highest point of the Bay, which is Bavnehøj and continue via Ingeborgs Bakker to Fosdalen. The way back is along the upper edge of...
Selected hiking routes
Kløverstier i Lønstrup
A Kløversti has one starting point, starting from four routes, so there is a walk that suits everyone.
Kløverstier- hiking trails in Løkken
Explore Løkken by foot - follow the marked Trefoil Trails 'Kløverstier'
Kløverstier, Hirtshals (urban trails)
In and around Hirtshals you can follow the urban trails and experience both the city and the beautiful nature that surrounds Hirtshals. There are 4 different routes with distances between 2.5 - 16 km....
Kløverstier i Hjørring (Hiking trails)
Kløverstier, Springvandspladsen Hjørring
If you enjoy the outdoors and want to combine this with exercise Kløverstierne offers this opportunity.
The four churches at Fjaltring
Take a walking route on the West Coast with cultural-historical experiences along the North Sea such as Bovbjerg Lighthouse, four churches and a grocery store along the way.
Trail 100 - Løkken-Blokhus
Trail 100 is a trail system along the North Sea from Blokhus to Løkken, which is suitable for hikers, cyclists, mountain bikers and runners. Trail 100 is available as a leaflet and can be purchased at...
North Sea Camino
North Sea Camino offers unique pre-packaged walking holidays along the west coast of Jutland.
Oh So Quiet - Hiking Holidays
Join Oh So Quiet on a hike in beautiful dune heath landscapes along the Northwest Coast, which in some places seem completely untouched by humans. Oh So Quiet offers a new and easy way to go on a hiki...
Hike - The Trail at Høgsgård and Hunskjær, Nr. Nissum
The farms Høgsgård and Hundskær, which lay ground for some of the trail you come through, are old family farms in Northwest Jutland. Hundskær has been owned and run by the same family for six generati...
Hike - Nissum Fjord Ruten - Pilgrimages around Holstebro
On the Nissum Fjord Pilgrimage route around Holstebro you will experience the great North Sea and experience nature's rough bite in the surroundings.
The churches often show their superiority within ...
The Ancient Road Hærvejen
Bike or walk the old trade route Hærvejen, which starts / ends in Hirtshals. Get close to both nature and history.
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