You’ll also call into charming Aarhus and adorable Aalborg; and cruise the country’s longest fjord.
Discover Esbjerg as you embark on a panoramic tour to admire the city’s highlights.
Situated on Denmark’s North Sea coast, Esbjerg – the country’s fifth largest city – has a rich maritime history.Once home to the largest fishing harbour in Denmark, Esbjerg wears its seafaring heritage with pride, and many of the attractions here are influenced by the city’s strong links with the sea.and visit a string of wonderful towns and cities en route to the vibrant capital, Copenhagen.Each destination offers unique sights and experiences, from Skagen – which inspired many artistic masterpieces – to Esbjerg, the gateway to historic Ribe.In particular, the Fisheries and Maritime Museum – one of the oldest in Denmark – and the Lightship Museum, which is home to the world’s oldest Lightship, are well worth a visit.
Not-to-be-missed is the huge ' Man Meets the Sea' sculpture, which is located close to the Fisheries and Maritime Museum at Sædding Beach.
It includes a large open-air exhibition with harbour environments, cutters, fishermen's cottages and fishing equipment. The visit to Museum and Sædden Church will be conducted on foot. Please note that a visit to Sædden Church may not be possible if religious services are in progress. Andersen Museum, a museum which showcases his life and work in 1908, making it one of the first writer’s museums in the world.
You will see why Esbjerg has developed into an important cultural and educational hub of the region, and is Denmark's 5Leaving the quayside, you will embark on a sightseeing tour of the city.
Admire such sights as the old Court and Arrest House, the temple-like St Nikolaj Church and the granite memorial for Esbjerg fishermen lost at sea since 1900.
The city park with the Concert Hall and the old water tower in faux medieval style, the Church of Our Saviour and the impressive train station will also be seen.
Next you will visit the local Fisheries and Maritime Museum which documents the city's long history of fishing and shipping and its relationship with the surrounding Wadden Sea.