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Sønderris - Esbjerg V

Sønderris functions as a suburb of Esbjerg, and here you can find different types of housing, including many newly built detached family homes.​

Nature and community

Sønderris functions as a suburb of Esbjerg, and here you can find different types of housing, including many newly built detached family homes.​

In Sønderris, there is focus on health, and the Energy Path, a fitness and exercise pathway, has just recently been established in the area.

Sønderris ligger i Esbjerg V og har ca. 4.000 indbyggere.

Transportation time by car

  • E20 7 min.
  • Hospital 9 min.
  • Esbjerg city 8 min.
  • Esbjerg sports park 7 min.
  • Esbjerg airport 10 min.
  • Billund airport 51 min.
  • Copenhagen 2h 53 min.
  • Flensburg 2h 4 min.
  • Odense 1h 22 min.
  • Varde 12 min.

Community spirit

In Sønderris, there is an active sports life and there are many sports activities in general. At the Sønderris School, there is a varied selection of activities and the nearby sports center in Guldager is also used for many free time and leisure activities.

Furthermore, there are many community activities on offer, including Sankt Hans festivities, Christmas festivities, community feasts and a New Year’s march. The festival week Sønderris Days draws participants from the entire area. There is also much activity in connection with the local choir in Sønderris, boasting a membership of nearly 150 children.

The community is located close to the International School in Guldager and to recreation areas, which extend all the way to Ho Bay and to the beach along the west coast.

The nearby activity farm 'Midtgård', which has 11,000 visitors a year, offers animal husbandry, organic farming and markets. The place is often visited by institutions, and private individuals are also welcome.

Schools, after-school care (SFO) & clubs

Esbjerg Municipality is divided into seven school districts and a district named city of children.

In Sønderris, you will find:

Sønderrisskolen Aura with grades from 0-9. 

Associated after school cares (SFO)

Youth club

In Guldager, near Sønderris, you will find the private school:

Esbjerg International School

Below you can take a closer look at where the different schools are located via the dynamic map.

Read more about schools, school districts and signing children up for 0 grade schooling (in Danish)

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


Esbjerg Municipality is divided into enrollment districts. Residents in Sønderris belongs to the district named Sønderris/Guldager

In district Sønderris/Guldager, you will find:

Børnehuset (childcare and kindergarten) in Guldager
Galaksens houses Stjerneskuddet, Solstrålen and Regnbuen (childcare and kindergarten) in Sønderris 

In Guldager, you will find the private kindergarten: 

Early Years, Esbjerg International School (børnehave)

In Bryndum near Sønderris, you will find the private institution:

Troldehulen (childcare and kindergarten) 

Read more about childcare (Danish site)

Building sites, infrastructure and a warm welcome


Bus services connect the area to Esbjerg Inner city. You will find good bike paths connecting most of Sønderris to the school in Sønderris.

Building your own home

There are several building plots for sale. Read more via the link.

Welcome Ambassador

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

Tommy Noer,

My local area

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

More information

More info about Sønderris

Sønderris has their own website, where you can read more.

Just follow the link below.