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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

The semi private Nordjyske Jernbaner [5] railway runs between Frederikshavn, interchange with the national railway system, and Skagen.

By car

The easiest option is following the E45 highway to Frederikshavn and take national road 40 from there. To the port of Hirtshals with ferry connections to Norway, catch road 597 Skagensvej/Hirsthalsvej and make a turn in the village Ålbæk.

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.


  • 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.


  • Skagen Turist arranges guided tours in Skagen
  • Bike rental: Bikes can be rented at Skagen Cykeludlejning [6]





  • Brøndums Hotel, [1]. Prices starting at 87€.
  • Color Hotel, [2]. Prices starting at 106€.
  • Hotel Petit, [3]. Prices starting at 83€.
  • Aalbæk Gl. Kro, [4]. Prices starting at 105€.


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