Nature and community

Sønderris functions as a suburb of Esbjerg, and here you can find different types of housing, including many newly built detached family homes.​


In Sønderris, there is focus on health, and the Energy Path, a fitness and exercise pathway, has just recently been established in the area.


Community Spirit

In Sønderris, there is an active sports life and there are many sports activities in general. At the Sønderris School, there is a varied selection of activities and the nearby sports center in Guldager is also used for many free time and leisure activities.


Furthermore there are many community activities on offer, including Sankt Hans festivities, Christmas festivities, community feasts and a New Year’s march. The festival week Sønderris Days draws participants from the entire area. There is also much activity in connection with the local choir in Sønderris, boasting a membership of nearly 150 children



The community is located close to recreation areas, which extend all the way out to Ho Bugt and to the beach along the west coast.

Population Approx. 4000 Location Suburb north of Esbjerg

Schools, after-school care (SFO) & clubs

Esbjerg Municipality is divided into seven school districts. Sønderris falls within the Auraskolen school district, with the main school branch located in Hjerting as well as a branch in Bryndum/Tarp and a branch in Sønderris.  


In Sønderris, you will find:


Near Sønderris you can also find a private school:



At this interactive map you can view all schools in the municipality. The search function located at the top right-hand corner allows you to search by address or school name. If you hit the icon "i" in the top menu, you can click the dots on the map to read more about the schools. 

Read more about school, school districts and enrollment here.





Esbjerg Municipality is divided into seven enrollment districts. Sønderris falls under the Sønderris-Guldager district.


In Sønderris you will find:

  • Galaksen's branches:
    • Stjerneskuddet (age-integrated childcare)
    • Solstrålen (age-integrated childcare)
    • Regnbuen (age-integrated childcare)


In Guldager, near Sønderris, you will find:


At this interactive map you can view all your childcare options. 

Read more about childcare here.





Bus services connect the area to Esbjerg.



Build your own home

Several building sites are for sale in a new residential area. Read more at Esbjerg Municipality homepage (in Danish). 




Welcome Ambassador

You are welcome to contact the welcome ambassador if you are contemplating a move to Sønderris or if you wish to know more about the local community.



More information

Sønderris’ web page: www.soenderris.dk


Transportation time by car

7 min.
10 min.
Esbjerg City
8 min.
Esbjerg Sports Park
7 min.
Billund Airport
52 min.
Esbjerg Airport
10 min.
Next Step City
9 min.
1 t. 22 min.
12 min.