Blåvand, Denmark

Blåvand, Denmark

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Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 1,369 vacation rentals near Blåvand. From 1,302 houses to 61 apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Blåvand for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

Blavand—way out on the western frontier

Stop once you get to Blavand. This is sage advice, not just because Blavand's so lovely, but as Denmark's westernmost point the only place left to go is the North Sea. Lying within the internationally known Wallen Sea National Park, Blavand is a popular seaside village known for its wide sandy beaches, grassy dunes, and quaint holiday homes with thatched roofs. With some truly wild land and seascapes, plus a range of things to do, Blavand attracts visitors from all over Denmark and beyond. Blavand vacation rentals will help you see what all the fuss is about.

Getting some serious air on Blavand's windswept beaches

There's never a reason to be bored in Blavand. There's just so much to do. Windsurfers and kitesurfers will love Blavand's windswept beaches, which stretch for over 20 miles. You can find other water sports activities, such as sailing, in the nearby town of Esbjerg, where you can also join boat tours of the Wallen Sea National Park. Nature walkers like to hike the trails that cut through the high dunes behind the beaches. And golfers will love the chance to get to grips with links golf on the eastern side of Blavan peninsula.

Blavand—making something good from something bad

It's nice now but Blavand wasn't such a great place to be in the early 1940s. Back then, Denmark was occupied by Nazi Germany and Blavand formed part of Hitler's Atlantic Wall, a system of coastal fortifications stretching from Norway to France. Remnants of that "wall" can be seen at the Tirpitz museum. Housed in an incomplete German Army bunker complex, it's one of Denmark's most popular museums, and features 4 exhibition areas that tell the history of the region, including its role during World War II.

Blavand—it's warmer than you may think

The North Sea is synonymous with the cold and wind, and Blavand is no exception. It's moderate sea climate means that it experience some pretty mild winters but pleasant summers. In July and August, temperatures often reach into the low 70s. It's still relatively warm come September, although it does get very wet, so make sure you bring some good rain gear if you want book a Blavand vacation rental in the fall. As for winter, it's best to wrap up warm as temperatures often dip below 30 degrees.

Birds, birds, and more birds in Wadden Sea

Blavand lies within the northernmost section of the Wadden Sea National Park, which stretches south to the German border, and includes the nearby islands of Fano, Mando, and Romo, and the marshlands of Tjaereborgmarsken, Ribemarsken, and Margrethekogen. A bird lover's delight, more than 10 million migratory birds pass through the Wadden Sea twice a year. The Wadden Sea also has large numbers of breeding birds, fish, and invertebrates such as starfish and blue mussels.