The place of Next Step City

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 and has been selected as a part of a sustainable energy project in which the housing cluster Next Step City will be a part. Close to Tjæreborg is Sneum. It only takes 5 min to reach the motorway from Tjæreborg.


The spirit of the town

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


A majority of the unity arises around the Sports and Culture Centre and the outdoors multi track that sets the frame for the sport and common activities in the town.



Tjæreborg has an annual sports fair, which includes football and soft ball tournaments and musical events.

Population Approx. 2700 Location South East of Esbjerg

Schools, after-school care (SFO) & clubs

Esbjerg Municipality is divided into seven school districts. 


In Tjæreborg you will find:

  • Tjæreborg Skole Signatur,  with classes from 0-9th grade.
  • Associated after-school care programs (SFO)
  • Leisure & youth club Tjæreborg


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.


In Tjæreborg you will find:


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

Read more about childcare here.





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



Build your own home

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




Welcome ambassadors

You are welcome to contact one of the Welcome Ambassadors if you are considering a move to Tjæreborg/Sneum or would like to know more about the local community.



More information

The official homepage of Tjæreborg:

Transportation time by car

5 min.
10 min.
Esbjerg City
10 min.
13 min.
24 min.
Esbjerg Sports Park
11 min.
Billund Airport
49 min.
Esbjerg Airport
8 min.
Next Step City
9 min.
1 t. 18 min.