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Lyngvig Fyr

Holmsland Klitvej 109
6960 Hvide Sande

Lyngvig Fyr

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Indoor Outdoor

With its huge eye, Lyngvig Fyr has seen a lot. The lighthouse was built after a catastrophic stranding, the big ships used the lighthouse to sail safely through the unsafe sea. The lighthouse has seen how cities developed and how factories and houses were built. It saw how farms were built and how others were abandoned. When the eye of the lighthouse was forced to close, German and English planes flew by and when the eye could see again, it saw the bunkers along the beach. When the eye looks out nowadays, it sees tourists bathing in the North Sea and the beach is no longer used for bunkers, but to build sand castles.

Follow the footsteps of the lighthouse master, who has left his mark on the winding staircase in the lighthouse and experience the fantastic view of the sea and the fjord.

Experiences for all

The area aound Lyngivg Fyr offers experiences for all. In addition to the spectacular views over the sea, the fjord and the landscape, there are also great parking conditions and you can take a walk on the beach or on the dunes. You can visit the lighthouse master's old apartment and experience the exhibitions, sit in the café or explore the shop, which offers a wide selection of fun retro goods, nostalgic arts and crafts and beautiful old furniture. Outside you will find hammocks, public toilets, tables and benches as well as a large nature playground.

Throughout the year, various events are organized with music, fashion show, art and other experiences. See the dates on

Entry to the shop, café and exhibition is free. Only if you want to be in the lighthouse, you will have to pay admission. Children up to 18 years have free access.

There is wheelchair access to the lighthouse master’s old apartment with a café and a shop as well as a wheelchair accessible toilet. Furthermore, the courtyard is wheelchair accessible.

Living history

Lyngvig Fyr is part of Ringkøbing-Skjern Museum, where you can experience the history of the place right where it took place. The museum consists of a series of authentic buildings, each of which tells its own exciting story about the life that was lived here and how people and landscapes shaped that life!

At Ringkøbing-Skjern Museum, history is not just a showcase. Here you can experience the LIVING HISTORY with all your senses - through animated, guided tours and activities for children. With a weekly or annual pass, you will get discounts when you visit several places. Children and adolescents up to the age of 18 have free admission when accompanied by an adult. The weekly ticket can be purchased in one of the museum's visitor locations.

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