Holstebro is known for its many good shopping opportunities. The city was named Denmark's Greatest Trade Town five times in a row from 2006-2014. In the cozy pedestrian streets of the city center you will find more than 200 specialty shops.
Holstebro is an old trading town with long proud traditions dating back more than 750 years. For many years, the pedestrian zone has provided the framework for good shopping opportunities in pleasant and historic surroundings.
The pedestrian street in Holstebro was inaugurated in 1962 and is Denmark's second oldest pedestrian street, only surpassed by Strøget in Copenhagen. For many years the pedestrian street in Holstebro was also Denmark's longest. The pedestrian zone is adorned by many old preserved houses on both sides as well as a great number of beautiful works of art. At the Old Town Hall in the middle of the pedestrian zone, you will meet Alberto Giacometti's "Woman on Cart", which has become the landmark of the town, and on St. Torv thrones the "St. George and the Dragon" fountain.
In the pedestrian zone you will find a large selection of retail outlets with something for everyone. The many shops carry a wide range of many different brands and you always find the latest new fashion for ladies, gentlemen and children. Here is a large selection of specialty shops, shoes and leather goods, fashion clothing and everything for your home. The town is known for its many butchers and delicatessens.
A shopping trip in Holstebro pedestrian street is a special experience. Among the many shops and artworks you will find cafes and restaurants where you can feel hungry. In the evenings it is also here that Holstebro's nightlife buzzes. The pedestrian zone is also known for its cozy Christmas lights, which spreads the coziness and Christmas mood among everyone.
Holstebro was named Denmark's most beautiful commercial city five times in a row (2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, and 2014).
At the northern end of the pedestrian street you will find the Nørreport Center, which offers more than 25 retail stores in clothing, watches and jewelery, home goods, leather goods, delicacies and much more.
Most of the town's stores are members of the Holstebro Handelsforening, where the opening hours are as follows:
Monday 10am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday 10am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday 10am - 5.30pm
Thursday 10am - 5:30 pm
Friday 10am - 5:30 pm
Saturday 10am - 3pm
Opening hours are indicative. Deviations can occur, just as department stores, supermarkets etc. have longer opening hours.
Outside the center you can enjoy the large department stores, such as Bilka, Harald Nyborg, Power and many more in the Nyholm Center.
When shopping in Holstebro pedestrian street, we recommend that you park your car in the parking garage at Skolegade, in Enghaven (limited space due to redevelopment) or at the Nørreport Center, where there is also a parking garage. In the parking garage in Skolegade you can also charge your electric car.