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Many housing types with space for the whole family, sustainable projects and plenty of opportunities for sports and nature activities. Welcome to Tjæreborg.

Attractive city for active families

In Tjæreborg you will find a wide variety of housing possibilities in family friendly neighborhoods with child-friendly streets. 

Tjæreborg is the fourth largest town in Esbjerg Municipality. The city is close to the sea, fields and forest, and the old gravel pits have been converted into recreational areas close to the city. Several cycle routes lead through the city.

It only takes aprox. 3 min to reach the motorway from Tjæreborg.

The municipality's fourth largest city

Tjæreborg is located southeast of Esbjerg and there live approx. 2,900 people in the city.

Transportation time by car

  • E20 3 min.
  • Hospital 23 min.
  • Esbjerg city 23 min.
  • Bramming 15 min.
  • Esbjerg sports park 24 min.
  • Billund airport 41 min.
  • Esbjerg airport 14 min.
  • Odense 1h 8 min.
  • Kolding 30 min.

Community spirit

Many families live in Tjæreborg, which have an active associational life and community around sports and leisure activities such as hunting.

A lot of the community spirit stems from the Sports and Culture Centre and the outdoors multi track that sets the frame for the sport and common activities in the town. A mountain bike track has been established in the old gravel pits north of the city.

In the old church, which dates from the 12th century, and in the Parish Hall nearby, many activities and events also take place throughout the year. Tjæreborg has an annual sports fair, which includes football and soft ball tournaments and a musical event.

Find roen

Roborg is Tjæreborg's little pearl, where many come by to enjoy the view. There is a very special calm when the sun sets at Roborg.

School, after-school care (SFO) & clubs

Esbjerg Municipality is divided into seven school districts and a district named city of children. Children in Tjæreborg belongs to Signatur school.

In Tjæreborg, you will find:

Tjæreborg Skole Signatur with grades from fra 0.-9. 

Associated after school cares (SFO).

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.

Childcare in 'Energien' and 'Dynamikken'

Esbjerg Municipality is divided into enrollment districts. Tjæreborg belongs to the enrollment district called Tjæreborg.

In district Tjæreborg, you will find:

Børnehusene Tjæreborg, with the department Energien at Eilif Krogagers Vej (childcare and kindergarten for smaller children) and the department Dynamikken at Jens Kusks vej (kindergarten for bigger children) and several daycares.

Building sites, infrastructure and a warm welcome


Trains depart to Esbjerg, Ribe and Bramming. There is bus service to Esbjerg and the surrounding towns and villages.

Building your own home

Several building sites are for sale. Read more about building plots (in Danish)

Welcome Ambassadors

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

Flemming Storegaard,
Flemming Nielsen, +45 60 22 57 26,

My local area

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

More information

Tjæreborg has more to offer

Tjæreborg has their own page where you can read more about the city. Read more about what is going on in Tjæreborg via the link below.

Tjæreborg has a very versatile nature with Solbjerg Plantage on one side and the Wadden Sea on the other