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In recent years, Varde has changed. It now has vibrant urban spaces, pedestrian streets, squares and shopping centres. 

The old market town of Varde have been extensively refurbished. Varde intend to become Denmark´s finest art town. 

Varde have received large private donations to fund sculpural works to furnish the city centre and the etablishment of Varde Garten, which is an impressive sculpture park with a sensitively restored restaurant environment. 

Varde Å stream flows through the old Varde Sommerland. In just a few short years, local volunteers have transformed the area into a recreational park, which invites you to explore these wonderful natural sorroundings. The area offers shelters, fitness trails and quiet benches, where visitors can rest and enjoy the view across the stream, wooden bridges and the most recent addition, The Giant´s Kingdom. 


Vacationing by the West Coast of Denmark – in Destination Vesterhavet – first and foremost means beautiful nature close to the water. A week or two goes by quickly and that’s why it’s a good idea to think about where you want to stay, in order to get the best out of your vacation

Activities in and around Varde

There are plenty of fun activities available for visitors to Varde.

Restaurants in and around Varde

Get inspired and find a place to eat when you visit Varde and the surrounding area.

Shopping in Varde

In recent years, Varde has changed. It has vibrant urban spaces, pedestrian streets, squares and shopping centres and the old parts of the market town...

Museum Frello

Museum Frello, Varde - exhibition with Otto Frello paintings.


Varde Miniby

Varde Miniby is the only miniature town in the world, to be built in precise accor- dance with traditional craftsmanship, is being erected in the town of Varde. The Arnbjerg Park provides an attractive setting for this in- creasingly popular tourist attraction. This is a miniature version ...

Vardes gamle rådhus

VardeTown Hall on Torvet ( Tha Square). This building, designed by L.A.Winstrup, was completes in 1872. It functioned as a courthouse and goal for the borough of Varde and also contained the offices of the municipal administration until 1917.

Specialties and farm shops

In Destination Vesterhavet you have the opportunity to visit the many specialties and farm shops. Here you will find a wide range of specialties made from local producers.

Art & crafts

Visit the local shops and workshops.