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North Jutland : Skagen
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Skagen is a town in North Jutland.


Skagens main income is tourism. There's almost nobody in Skagen outside the school holidays. Skagen is the northernmost town in Denmark, with the northernmost point in Denmark; Grenen. This is where the the Baltic sea (Østersøen) and the North Sea (Nordsøen) meet.

Get in

By bus

By train

By car

From Hjørring

Use road #35 to Frederikshavn. From there Use road #40 to Skagen

From Hirtshals

Use road E39/55 to the roundabout right before the motorway. Use road #597 to Ålbæk. From there Use road #40 to Skagen

From Frederikshavn

Use road #40 to Skagen

From Aalborg

Use E45 to Frederikshavn, from there use road #40 to Skagen

From Germany

Use A7 to the danish border. From there use the E45 to Frederikshavn. From Frederikshavn, use road #40 to Skagen

By ferry

From Oslo and Göteborg

Take the ferry to Frederikshavn. From there use road #40 to Skagen. If you are not in a car, take train #79 to Skagen

From Kristiansand, Sandefjord, Bergen and Stavanger

Take the ferry to Hirtshals. From there take the E39 to the roundabout where the motorway starts. from there take road #597 to Ålbæk. From Ålbæk take road #40 to Skagen

Get around

Grenen, the northernmost point in Denmark. Use road #40 to get there. There is aprox. 2-3km from the parking lot to Grenen.



  • Fishing: The harbour in Skagen is a good place to fish, because of the two seas meeting at Grenen.
  • Sports:
    • Skagen Kultur & Fritidscenter: Indoor swimming, Handball, Volley, Badminton. Does also have a small restaurant.
    • SkawBowling: A bowling center with 8 bowling lanes, pool tables, slot machines an a restaurant.
  • Tours: Skagen Turist arranges guided tours in Skagen
  • Bike rental: Bikes can be rented at Skagen Cykeludlejning [1]





  • Brøndums Hotel: Prices starting at 87€ [2]
  • Color Hotel: **** Prices starting at 106€ [3]
  • Hotel Petit: *** Prices starting at 83€ [4]
  • Aalbæk Gl. Kro: *** Prices starting at 105€


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