In Hirtshals the town and the port are merged, bringing life and contrasts. The port of Hirtshals is one of Denmark’s largest - you will always see activity here. Follow the busy life here from the West Pier or from the stairs connecting the port and the town. With origins in fishing and sea life the atmosphere in Hirtshals is authentic. The city has a variety of good restaurants and plenty of shopping opportunities. Hirtshals is also home to the amazing Nordsøen Oceanarium with northern Europe’s largest aquarium. A good place for a family holiday.
Hirtshals equals sea, harbour and salty air. Here is an authentic atmosphere with roots in fishing and, at times, the harsh life at sea. Here are events that often is about fish, and here is Northern Europe's largest oceanarium, 'Nordsøen Oceanarium'. In Hirtshals you can spice up the holidays with activities and attractions for both children and adults.
Hirtshals has rich possibilities for shopping and has a nice nightlife. You can shop in the many stores that are centered around the pedestrian zone and "Den Grønne Plads". Here you will find the restaurants and the bars as well.