Rubjerg Knude Lighthouse
In North Jutland, on the edge of the North Sea, you will find the famous lighthouse of Rubjerg Knude. The lighthouse was moved 70 metres inland in October 2019, to secure it from erosion, caused by the North Sea.
The small fishing village has kept is charm and identity over the years. Surrounded by beautiful nature and Rubjerg Knude in the background, the towns streets twist behind the dunes and inland.
Experience the town of art. Lønstrup is a charming little pearl located about 15 km from Hjørring right at the North Sea. It is best known for its artistic touch, because Lønstrup is a popular holiday venue for artists, craftsmen, actors and composers. See more of the art and culture Lønstrup offers.
The coast road, Strandvejen, in Lønstrup is strewn with glassblowers, potteries, jewellery artists and galleries – all inviting you inside to have a peek into their creative universe, hence the town also goes by the name "Town of the arts".
The village invites you to relax at the beautiful, calm beach, strewn with white sand. Lønstrup is a former fishing hamlet; and, though rough, the landscape surrounding Lønstrup is breathtaking with wonderful beaches and steep sand and clay dunes. Located by the water, a little to the south of Lønstrup, the lighthouse, Rubjerg Knude Fyr, can be found. The historic landmark is a visiting place for tourists as well as locals, who take in the breathtaking view and enjoy the salty winds near or atop the lighthouse. Constructed in 1899, the lighthouse has a long history, which today has left its mark as the 23-meter-tall building is now partly buried in sand but has been moved further in the country in autumn 2019 to protect it from the sea.
Whether you are in the mood for fine dining or a café burger in a charming environment – Lønstrup can provide it. Most of the restaurants, cafés, etc. are located by the seafront, so there is ample opportunity for experiencing impressive views while getting a bite to eat. Here, you e.g. find Restaurant Villa Vest, which is among the finest restaurants in North Jutland. See all places to eat near Lønstrup.
There are plenty of opportunities for overnight accommodation near Lønstrup village. There are private B&Bs, campsites, holiday cottages as well as seaside hotels. The popular Skallerup Seaside Resort can also be recommended where you have the opportunity to sleep on the dunes next to the North Sea. Moreover offers the Skallerup Seaside Resort plenty of fun activities for children and for adults. See all accommodations near Lønstrup.