The manor house, which in the late 19th century was frequently visited by the country’s leading poets, including Herman Bang and Gustav Wied, is now a museum.
Frederikshavn is a commercial town with a bustling life. On an annual basis, the town receives approximately 5 million visitors. Whether you arrive by ferry or from the motorway, you will be met by the radiance of the city lights; and there is always a lot going on in the town.
In Frederikshavn, there is a wealth of activities and events which you simply cannot pass by the central town with its museum of art, the church, the old powder magazine and Fiskerklyngen (former fishermen's cottages, and the oldest part of the town). The Bangsbo area is steeped in cultural history and great nature experiences.
The harbour is the lifeblood of Strandby. The big fishing cutters moor alongside the quay, the small boats sail around, and there is a marina. It has room for 140 guests and tourists are very welcome. For long, people in Strandby have been fishing the sea. The first attempt to establish a...
The last weekend in June is reserved the annual celebration of Tordenskioldsdagene. Here, 1000 volunteer performers assist in making the naval hero, Tordenskiold, and 1717 Frederikshavn come to life. This weekend is a clear favourite among tourists. Other than this, Frederikshavn organizes several concerts and sports events in the course of the year. Typically, concerts etc. will be held in Arena Nord or at Det Musiske Hus in Frederikshavn.
Frederikshavn is home to a wealth of small and cosy cafés and restaurants where you will be served a delicious lunch or dinner. Do not miss a visit to, for instance, 2takt Café & Brasserie and Restaurant Essens.
Frederikshavn boasts innumerable overnight accommodation opportunities – most frequently hotels and bed & breakfasts in central Frederikshavn. Also, the area around Frederikshavn provides rich opportunities for sleeping out, in shelters.