Thyborøn is a one of the most important fishing village in Jutland, Denmark with a population of 2,165, primarily famous for being the site of numerous shipwrecks, such as that of the Imperial Russian naval vessel Alexander Neuski.
In the canal, just close to the camera spot, a very fine protected sandy beach for bathing. There are very good fishing oppurtunities from the jetty or the beach, and there are numeorous restaurants with excellent seafood.
The canal often works very well with northwesterly swells
Vorupør is a good place for surfing and has fantastic opportunities for angling in the North Sea and with fishing tours to the Yellow reef.