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Experience the Wadden Sea all year round
The Wadden Sea National Park offers world-class nature experiences all year round.
When starlings gather in the hundreds of thousands to spend the night in the reed forests of the marsh, the huge flocks dance across the evening sky.
The Wadden Sea oysters
In the Wadden Sea there are tons of Pacific oysters and at low tide the large oyster banks are laid dry.
The seals thrive in the Wadden Sea. The area is a large pantry, and the many sandbanks are a safe place for the seals.
The Wadden Sea is of crucial importance for 12-15 million migratory birds on the East Atlantic migration route.
Life on the water
At first glance, the wad looks barren and lifeless. But beneath the surface is a veritable throng of life.
The Wadden Sea is classified as particularly unique and of universal importance and inalienable for the whole world.
Mandø is one of the few natural areas in Denmark where it gets pitch black when night falls.
Experience the tides
The tide is an absolutely essential part of the Wadden Sea. This has created the area's characteristic profile.
Wadden Sea Beaches
The Wadden Sea is known for its large, wide sandy beaches. Here you can hear the roar of the waves, feel the wind in your hair and the sun on your cheeks.
Landscapes of the Wadden Sea
Ice ages, meltwater, tidal waves and ultimately man have over the years shaped the area that today makes up the Wadden Sea.
Beach meadows by the Wadden Sea
The beach meadows are one of the Wadden Sea's characteristic landscape types - an area with low vegetation affected by sea salt and floods.
The Atlantic Wall
The Atlantic Wall is a line of defense from World War II that was conceived by Hitler himself.
Storm floods have hit the low land areas by the Wadden Sea at regular intervals throughout the ages.
The use of marshes
The marshland in the Danish Wadden Sea area is a dynamic landscape that people have benefited from for millennia.
The building culture at the Wadden Sea
Building culture is something very special. Here, people have had to live with and against the sea for centuries, and this is reflected in the buildings.
Shipping and trade
The location and shallow water of the Danish Wadden Sea have for centuries made sailing and trade possible for the people who lived here.
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