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Supplies and Overnight Accommodation along the Border Path

The Border Path offers both short tours and longer walks.

Find useful information about accommodation, shopping as well as medical assistance below. 

The Danish Nature Agency’s website (in danish) provides a map of shelters and places where you can spend the night out in the open.

You can also avail of private accommodation in a Bed & Breakfast or as a couchsurfer. Many house owners have opened their back gardens to those looking for a place to pitch their tent for the night. See the links below.

You can buy whatever equipment and provisions you need for your trip in Ribe. In addition, there are local grocery shops in the following locations: on the route itself in Egebæk-Hviding; 4-5 km south of the route in Roager, and 4-5 km east of the route in Sdr. Hygum.

In the event of an accident or illness, the on-call doctor can be contacted at +45 70 11 07 07 from Monday - Friday between 4 PM - 8 AM and 24/7 on Saturdays and Sundays. At other times, you are to contact your own GP. In the event of an emergency, dial 112 (police, fire- and rescue services).

Ribe Tourist Office, situated on the square (Torvet) in Ribe, can provide you with more information. You can call them at +45 75 42 15 00.

Take care and show consideration when moving about in nature. Remember to look into the rules for lighting a fire.

The Border Path – a Hiking/Walking Route in Three Stages

1. Vester Vedsted to Høm

The first stage of the Border Path starts in Vester Vedsted where you can take a roundtrip and ends in Høm.

Map and information about stage from Vester Vested to Høm

2. Høm to Obbekær

The second stage of the Border Path starts in Høm and ends in Obbekær.

Map and Information about the stage from Høm to Obbekær

3. Obbekær to Villebøl

The third stage of the border path begins in Obbekær and generally runs along the border line from 1864-1920 between Denmark and Germany. You can spend the night at the Stensbæk plantation or at the campsite at Kongeå.

Map and information about the stage from Obbekær to Villebøl