The city of Esbjerg is a seaport on the west coast of Denmarks Jutland peninsular. Travellers who hire a car in Esbjerg will note that that Aarhus, on the east coast of Jutland, is 1 miles away, and the capital Copenhagen is 18 miles east. Many visitors will take boat trips to the tourist island of Fano, which boasts pure white sandy beaches and unique habitats for migrating birds. Esbjergs own seaside area is Hjerting - located five miles north. This former fishing village is now an up-market sandy beach resort. Esbjergs airport is a short five miles north; the popular Legoland theme park is about 2 miles to the northeast.