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Esbjerg is a seaport town and seat of Esbjerg Municipality on the west coast of the Jutland peninsula in southwest Denmark. By road, it is 71 kilometers west of Kolding and 164 kilometers southwest of Aarhus. With an urban population of 71,618, it is the fifth-largest city in Denmark. Esbjerg is well known for its harbour and the oil and offshore activities that come with it.
Scandic Olympic is a 4 star hotel in Esbjerg that is central in Esbjerg and overlooks the harbour, this buzzing North Sea port acts as a major and fascinating fishing harbour, and base for oil and offshore activities.
A range of food is available from fresh sea food from the harbour that makes traditional Danish fish dishes and open Danish sandwiches. If fish doesn’t take your fancy there’re Mexican, Chinese and Italian restaurants all around the city.
Modern Esbjerg is the country’s largest port and the base of Denmark’s oil industry. Central sights are easily explored on foot and buses shuttle to the Fisheries and Maritime Museum, where Denmark’s fishing history is celebrated. Visitors should explore the main streets: Skolegade is crammed with bars, and pedestrian-only Kongensgade bustles with 150 shops and restaurants. Home to the original LEGOLAND, this city of 71,718 also offers entertaining daytrips to picturesque Fano, 12 minutes away by ferry
Taxi and Car Rental
Taxi (TAXA) and car rentals like Europcar, Hertz and AVIS can be found and purchased at the airport.
Its easy to use public transport to and from Esbjerg Airport. The following bus lines stop right outside the airport’s front door:
- Sydtrafik rute 44 Esbjerg-Billund / Billund-Esbjerg
- Sydtrafik rute 144 Esbjerg-Billund / Billund-Esbjerg
- Sydtrafik rute 409 Esbjerg Lufthavn-Sædding / Sædding-Esbjerg Lufthavn
- XBus rute 980X Esbjerg-Frederikshavn / Frederikshavn-Esbjerg