People love to feel the wind on their faces. The powerful waves can make anyone stop and wonder at the incredible light in this area, which eases the mind and sends your worries away.
Sometimes people prefer the luxury of going to a nice restaurant, going shopping, or appreciating fine art in museums, and, last but not least, people enjoy meeting the locals and to hear their stories.
In the area around Hvide Sande and Ringkøbing Fjord there are a series of large and small towns situated like pearls on a string around the fjord; each town has its own unique atmosphere and they all offer plenty of opportunities for experiencing cultural events and for going shopping.
Hvide Sande is an authentic fishing town located where the fjord meets the sea; where blue fishing boats and large shipyards mix with small charming shops and restaurants.
The area has a raw, but charming quality to it, and this atmosphere is unique to Hvide Sande.
Hvide Sande is a town with fishermen in overalls, white sandy beaches and surfing culture.
Hvide Sande harbour is Denmark's fifth largest industrial fishing harbour
A three mastet schooner in Hvide Sande harbour
Søndervig is the town with the easiest access to the North Sea in this area. That is why it has been a seaside resort for many years and why its citizens go that extra mile to make tourists feel welcome.
The local business owners know how to fulfill people's needs, no matter if you're going shopping, eating out, going for a cup of coffee in a café, or getting treated to a bit of wellness at the local spa; this town has it all.
In the beginning of June, the international sand sculpture festival opens in Søndervig. The fantastic constructions can be seen until the end of October.
Just outside of Søndervig there is a large golf course and plenty of beatiful and unique holiday homes, that you can rent from a holiday home distributor.
'The gateway to the North Sea' Søndervig
In the old days, Søndervig's luxury seaside hotels were a luxury reserved for the upper classes
Søndervigs history as a seaside resort stretches back more than a hundred years to the times when only the upper classes could afford the luxury of vacationing at a seaside resort.
Ringkøbing is a miniature city. There are plenty of wonderful shops, beautiful houses, and interesting works of art in this town.
Go to the town square and find a spot in the sun. Look around and see how life is lived on a summer day in one of the most beautiful market towns in Denmark.
Or you could go to the harbour and enjoy the atmosphere among the fishermen and the yachters. Here you will find a special harbour for custom made dinghies that are built in accordance with old traditions.
In the outskirts of Ringkøbing you can visit one of the big supermarkets and warehouses with groceries, furniture, cars, office supplies, building materials, and so forth.
The beautiful old merchant town by Ringkøbing Fjord
Shop till you drop
The town with the red-brick houses, tiled roofs, and white cornices
Many families return to Bork year after year for their holiday. That is because this town is great for families; it offers a wonderful shallow-watered beach, a playground, and viking activities.
On the harbour itself, there is a charming little shopping street called Bryggen, where there is a café and a restaurant.
Conditions for surfing are also excellent here for both beginners and experienced surfers. Finally, Bork is close to some of Denmark's finest nature like the Tipperne peninsula and the meadows Skjern Enge.
It's easy to find accommodation here; among others, there is a row of houseboats in one end of the harbour, and there is a holiday resort with free access to a small water park with a spa and a turkish bath.
Bork Harbour is a combination of the old days and the present. In the summer, the harbour and the beach are buzzing with life.
The vikings lived in Denmark around the year 1000
The most important members of the family will love it here
On the eastern side of the fjord there are many little jewels of towns and villages, that you shouldn't cheat yourself out of experiencing, such as the small, charming fjord harbours, on a warm summer day. Also the towns Skjern and Tarm, which lie opposite eachother on the banks of the river Skjern Å, are worth seeing.
Furthest to the east is Videbæk, which is a busy trade and commerce town and has one of the country's most beautiful art museums.
Experience the unique charm of a small harbour
The town on the heath
Geographically, the word ‘tarm’ means a long, narrow strip of land. The town lies next to the West Jutland railway which connects the area with the rest of Denmark.
Skjern is the second largest town in Ringkøbing-Skjern Kommune with its population of roughly 8,000 citizens. Skjern is situated about 7 km East of Ringkøbing Fjord. The town is named after the great river Skjern Å and its name derives from the adjective ‘skær’ which means pure.
Vedersø Klit is one of the most beautiful places to go on holiday in Denmark; and it is also an area that offers plenty of activities for all shapes and sizes