Touring Mandø on a bicycle

On Mandø, the possibilities for wonderful hiking and biking trips are legend and a must for exploring the island’s exceptional flora and fauna.

Coloured posts along the roads mark 6 different routes. The colour as well as the length of the trip is noted on the map. Bicycle rentals are available in Ribe as well as on Mandø. Bicycling to Mandø along Låningsvejen is not recommended. A bicycle ticket must be purchased for the Mandø bus.

Wadden Sea tours

Wadden - Mandø

Birds in the sky, the sea teeming with life and sandbanks on the horizon. The Wadden Sea is a genuinely authentic experience all though the year.

Join one of the many tours where nature guides generously share their enthusiasm. When you have seen, felt and heard the vibrant tidal pulse of the Wadden Sea, you will understand why the area is UNESCO’s World Heritage.

Sea lavender

Mandø Flora

The flora on Mandø is characterised by the vegetation having to endure the strong westerly winds that often rule in the flat landscape. Even so, you will find and exciting selection of plants inside as well as outside the dike.

Swimming possibilities on Mandø

Swimming possibilities on Mandø

During the peak season, the tractor bus is available for trips to the sandbank Koresand, where you will find a gorgeous sandy beach perfect for swimming and searching for amber. Swimming is also possible south west of Mandø, due west of the storm surge column, but there is no marked beach on the island.  

Bird life on Mandø

Bird life on Mandø

The migration season during the spring and the autumn is the best time to observe the birds in the Wadden Sea. On Mandø, the best places for observing the birds are Skællebankerampen, Slusen and Sønderrampe.

Until the middle of June, the breeding season is at its height and any traffic in the foreland of the saltmarshes must be accompanied by the greatest respect for the birds and their breeding grounds. 

Torvedag i Ribe

Town Market in Ribe

Town Market
Market day and flea market on Skibbroen. Do a good deal every Wednesday on Skibbroen. Experience the atmosphere, meet the local tradesman and have the chance to buy special and unusual things.

Childrens Flea Market
At the square by the cathedral the children have their private market.

Ghost Walk - Museet Ribes Vikinger


Drift through the old streets, as the dramatic events of Ribe unfolds before you, with the murder of kings and burning of witches. Learn where Heads Moor got its name, and maybe one of its recidents will glide by.

The dike near Ribe

Marsh and Dike Tours

VisitRibe has a team of knowledgeable and enthusiastic guides, who all year round can be booked to guide tours in Ribe and vicinity. Marsh and Dike Near Ribe and The West of Southern Jutland are two popular tours where the guide joins you on your bus tour and talks about the history of the area and the magnificent nature. There are a few breaks along the way.

Experience the big bird flocks

Spring and Autumn
Every spring and autumn the National Park Wadden Sea hosts large flocks of geese and migratory birds. On their travel between the breeding areas in the north and the wintering grounds in the south, the birds rest here in Denmark’s biggest self-service restaurant before they set off on their next strenuous flight.

Go on a guided tour and discover a scenery which rightly is said to be Denmark’s biggest nature phenomenon.

The Phenomenon Starling Magic

The Phenomenon Starling Magic is a fantastic experience when 100.000 and, yes, even 400.000 starlings dance ballet in the sky over the Ribe Marsh.

A family day out at the Wadden Sea

Birds in the sky, an ocean teeming with life and sandbars rising in the horizon. Regardless of the weather and the season the Wadden Sea is an authentic experience. Book one of the many tours where our nature guides generously share their knowledge and enthusiasm.

WiFi in Ribe

In Ribe the oldest town of Denmark you have free internet access here Ribe Library and VisitRibe.
Most hotels etc. offer free internet access.

Seal Safari in the Wadden Sea

Visit Koresand a 20 square kilometre sandbank south west of the island Mandø.

Discover the beautiful nature and see the seal sanctuary on the sandbanks by tractor bus or on foot. On the trip there will be breaks in which you can go swimming and looking for amber. The season for Seal Safari is from April to Oktober.

Amber, Mandø

Explore Mandø

Mandø - a brief description
Mandø has a surface of 7,63 square kilometres and is an island in the Wadden Sea between Rømø and Fanø numbering about 30 inhabitants. Mandø is a part of Esbjerg municipality.

Ribe's Attractions

Ribe Cathedral, the town’s prominent landmark. Take a look inside at Carl Henning Pedersen’s modern decorations and enjoy the view from Borgertårnet (Commoners’ Tower). Visit also the Cathedral Museum.

Guidede ture i Ribe

Public town walks in Ribe

Join a guided tour through the medieval town centre in Ribe. The tour includes a visit to Ribe Cathedral or St. Catharinae Church and Cloister Garden. On the tour we hear all the good stories about buildings, people, events, legends, etc. These stories make the visit to Ribe a very special experience.


Winter holiday - 12.02.-16.02.
Monday to Friday

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