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Skads and Andrup - Esbjerg Ø

The two villages Skads and Andrup have more or less grown into one with a great neighbourhood as a result.

Suburb with a strong local community

Skads and Andrup is a suburb of Esbjerg and has managed to maintain the local community feel. Here you will find a wide variety of housing possibilities in the family-friendly neighborhood, including large housing estates and great facilities for families with children.

Village life close to the city

Skads and Andrup lie east of Esbjerg and have approx. 1,600 inhabitants.

Transportation time by car

  • E20 2 min.
  • Hospital 10 min.
  • Esbjerg sports park 8 min.
  • Esbjerg airport 3 min.
  • Billund airport 45 min.
  • Copenhagen 2h 51 min.
  • Flensburg 2h
  • Odense 1h 17 min.

Community spirit

Andrup is an active suburb, with many family-friendly activities and a great community orientated around sport. The suburb’s sports facilities create the frame for the many sporting events, and the popular village hall is the hub for many cultural events.
Andrup and Skads have shared community activities. Furthermore, there is an annual Midsummer’s Eve event and a yearly Skads Andrup run, which attracts many participants. You will also find a wide selection of sports such as football, handball, running, croquet, cycling, golf and gymnastics.

In Skads and Andrup you will find a grocery store, a community center, a sports hall and multipurpose court, a pétanque and croquet court, scouts, a sports association and more.

Discover schools and school districts in Esbjerg Municipality on this dynamic map.


Esbjerg Municipality is divided into enrollment districts. Residents in Skads and Andrup belongs to the district named Skads/Andrup.

In Skads and Andrup, you will find:

Kahytten (kindergarten)

In Kvaglund, near Skads and Andrup, you will find the private institution:

Troldehulen Kvaglund (childcare and kindergarten)

In Jerne, between Andrup and Esbjerg Inner city, you will find the private kindergarten:

Jerne Børnehave (kindergarten)

Read more about childcare (Danish site)

Building sites, infrastructure and a warm welcome


Bus services connect the area to Esbjerg Inner city, to Varde and to Ribe.

Building your own home

Several building sites are for sale. Read more via the link below.

Welcome Ambassador

You are welcome to contact the Welcome Ambassador if you wish to know more about the local community.

Rikke Tangaa,, +45 53 64 27 50

My local area

You can read more about the structure, history and municipal plan for the local area here.

More information

More info about Skads and Andrup

Skads and Andrup have their own website where you can read about the towns.

In the area you can visit Hugormeskoven (Viper Forest), which is marshland and local destination for outings and excursions.