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Vandring i Nationalpark Thy

Hiking on the Northwest coast

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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.

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Husby Klitplantrage Ruten
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Husby Klitplantage Ruten

Vandreruten er en certificeret og skiltet rute i varieret natur gennem klitter og skov, over vandreklit og forbi naturhavn samt café nær ruten. 

The hiking route Tranum-Fosdal
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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...

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Selected hiking routes

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Kløverstier i Lønstrup
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Kløverstier i Lønstrup

A Kløversti has one starting point, starting from four routes, so there is a walk that suits everyone.

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Kløverstier- hiking trails in Løkken
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Kløverstier- hiking trails in Løkken

Explore Løkken by foot -  follow the marked Trefoil Trails 'Kløverstier'

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Kløverstier, Hirtshals (urban trails)
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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....

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Kløverstier i Hjørring (Hiking trails)
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Kløverstier i Hjørring (Hiking trails)

Kløverstier, Springvandspladsen Hjørring

If you enjoy the outdoors and want to combine this with exercise Kløverstierne offers this opportunity.

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Fjaltring Vesterhav
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De fire kirker ved Fjaltring

Man kan starte turen ved Fjaltring Købmandsbutik og vandre mod Dybe. Undervejs passerer man 4 kirker, Bovbjerg Fyr og geositet Bovbjerg Klint med skønne udsigtspunkter. Der er også en strækning på stranden. 

Trail 100 - Løkken-Blokhus
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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...

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Thy National Park - self-guided tours
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Thy National Park - self-guided tours

The first national park in Denmark.

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VesterhavsCaminoen
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VesterhavsCaminoen

VesterhavsCaminoen tilbyder unikke færdigpakkede vandreferier langs den jyske vestkyst.

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Oh So Quiet - Hiking Holidays
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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...

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Hike - The Trail at Høgsgård and Hunskjær, Nr. Nissum
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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...

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Hike - Nissum Fjord Ruten - Pilgrimages around Holstebro
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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.

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Hærvejen

Hærvejen er en rute for dig, der vil vandre i historiske spor og opleve noget af det bedste natur.

Find more hiking trails

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If you need accommodation on your way, you can use one of the many near by shelters.

mænd på cykeltur
On a bicycle tour at the Northwest coast
Mountainbike Slettestrand
On a mountainbike at the Northwest Coast
fårup sommerland
Angling at the Northwest coast
Svinkløv Badehotel
Accommodation
Surfer ved Klitmøller
Great surf spots at the Northwest coast
Golfbanen
Golfing vacation at the Northwest coast

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