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Beautiful nature, a special village atmosphere and many opportunities for communities in Spandet.

Village in nature worthy of conservation

Spandet retains a special village atmosphere and is situated in beautiful nature with several lakes to the West and North and several smaller areas of forest, drumlins and the downward sloping terrain drops right into the town.

The town consists of a diversity of buildings, which are sufficiently well-mixed as to provide a sense of wholeness. Many of the original farms are located to the South, while there are several detached houses to the North and West, with newer houses to the North and East. The local community also includes the smaller nearby villages of Mølby, Hølleskov and Fjersted.

Spandet offers nature and village life

Spandet is located south of Esbjerg and southeast of Ribe and has approx. 300 inhabitants.

Transportation time by car

  • E20 34 min.
  • Hospital 39 min.
  • Esbjerg city 39 min.
  • Ribe 13 min.
  • Esbjerg sports park 40 min.
  • Billund airport 1 h 6 min.
  • Esbjerg airport 37 min.
  • Odense 1h 28 min.

Community spirit

Spandet is a town where people know each other well, and where many people take part in the town activities. For example, the hobby club and the ring-riding association's annual festival are both well-supported. Many people gather in the meeting house and activity centre in Spandet's old schoolhouse, which has features such as a sports field, tennis court, fitness centre, croquet, table tennis, petanque, billiards, play club, hobby club, woodwork society and pensioners' association.

The activity centre also serves as a meeting place for pensioners from Spandet, Roager, Hørn and Seem. Many people also play golf and others are part of Roager's Kvik70 sports association, which offers football, handball, badminton and gymnastics. Roager and Spandet FDF church scouts are based in Spandet.

Spandet is in an area which has been designated as a conservation-worthy environment due its features which are harmonious and worthy of preservation.

School, after-school care (SFO) & clubs

Esbjerg Municipality is divided into seven school districts and a district named city of children. Children in Spandet belongs to Vadehavsskolen in Ribe and there is a school bus service

In Ribe, you will find:

Ansgarskolen Vadehav with grades 0.-9
Vittenbergskolen Vadehav with grades 0.-9

Associated after school cares (SFO)

Ribe Midt leisure and youth club 

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. Spandet belongs to the enrollment district called Ribe Syd (Ribe South).

In Ribe Syd district, you will find:

  • Børnehus Syd Børnebo in Egebæk-Hviding (kindergarten) and Børnehus Syd Paraplyen in Roager (kindergarten)
  • Several daycares

Read more about childcare (in Danish)

Building sites and infrastructure


A bus run from Spandet to Ribe.

Building your own home

Several building sites are for sale.

My local area

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

More information

More info about Spandet

Spandet parish has its own website. Read more about what is going on in Spandet via the link below.