Green, countryside suburb
Øster Vedsted is located in a beautiful nature area midway along the Daisy Route and just above Ribe River, which is a part of the Wadden Sea National Park. The community is located close to Ribe and is regarded as a countryside suburb of city. There are good paths and bicycle paths connecting the area to Ribe, which can be reached in 10 minutes by bike. From Øster Vedsted, you can see Ribe Cathedral across the marsh and the open landscape.
There is a mix of single-family homes and old farmsteads in Øster Vedsted. The southeastern part of the settlement, where most of the housing is located, has a suburban character.
The western part of the area is home to the old farmsteads and beautiful nature, which gives it a country town feel. A small business district is located in the northeastern part of Øster Vedsted, where both small and medium sized businesses can be found. Granly Skov, a picnic and playground area, can be found in the middle of Øster Vedsted.