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



The spirit of the village

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.

Population Approx. 300 Location South of Esbjerg, Southeast of Ribe

Schools, after-school care (SFO) & clubs

Esbjerg Municipality is divided into seven school districts. Children in Spandet belong to the school catchment area of the Vadehavskolen. A school bus runs to Ribe.


In Ribe you will find:


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.


Near Spandet you will find:

  • Børnehus Syd (kindergarten) in Egebæk-Hviding (12 km)
  • Paraplyen (kindergarten) in Roager (6 km)
  • Kaskelotten (age-integrated) in Ribe Southwest (13 km)
  • Jacob A. Riis (kindergarten) in Ribe Southwest (13 km)
  • Several child-minders


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

Read more about childcare here.





A bus runs from Spandet to Ribe.



Build your own home

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




Further information

Spandet parish website:


Transportation time by car

34 min.
39 min.
13 min.
Esbjerg City
39 min.
Esbjerg Sports Park
40 min.
Billund Airport
1 t. 6 min.
Esbjerg Airport
37 min.
Next Step City
39 min.
1 t. 28 min.

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