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Cities & places

Cities & places

There are plenty of wonderful places in North Jutland, which are fit for having the perfect vacation. The area is known for its beautiful nature and for having the most hours of sun in the country, so it is no surprise that thousands of Danes, Norwegians, Swedes and Germans choose to vacate in North Jutland each year. They all know that in this area you will have time to explore the open spaces, get sand between your toes, and to be together while enjoying life.

Tons of experiences lie at your feet in the most northern part of Denmark - from Skagen in the north to Mariagerfjord in the south, and from Hirtshals in the west to Sæby in the east. Beautiful nature meets you at every turn, and hidden gems of culture and history are spread out over the terrain and in enchanting cities - and do not miss out on the many exciting events, which you can find by clicking here.

Skagens Gren set fra luften

Grenen in Skagen

Denmark’s northernmost point, Grenen, hosts a unique natural phenomenon. Here, two seas meet, namely the Skagerrak and the Kattegat.


Frederikshavn is a commercial town with a bustling life. On an annual basis, the town receives approximately 5 million visitors.

Aalborg - The Capital of North Jutland

Welcome to the culture city of Aalborg - a living and thriving big city (in the eyes of the Danes) with lots of pulse, atmosphere, attractions and attractive shopping environments.


Skagen is the northernmost town in Denmark, and it is a tourist town of great renown – in Denmark as abroad. Here the sun shines for more hours than anywhere else in Denmark.


Løkken is the epitome of a North Jutland beach town on the west coast. Here, one of Denmark’s very best beaches is at your disposal.


Klitmøller is also called "Cold Hawaii" and is a true paradise for surfers. Cold Hawaii is Northern Europe's best surf spot and one of the world's best places to windsurf and all year round surfers can experience the ocean.


Slettestrand is a recreational area boasting some of the very finest and most varied scenery to be found in Denmark– a white sandy beach of Blue Flag status, sheltered behind low dunes and no cars allowed.


Blokhus – once a fishing village – is now the center of a charming international holiday paradise with good sea food restaurants and cozy shops.

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