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The Nature in North Jutland

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Magical nature

In North Jutland, there is plenty of nature to explore, and you will find many nature experiences which will take you on a trip through time. Explore the hills in Rebild Bakker, formed by the ice age, find fossils at Hanklit on the island of Mors, spot the moose in Lille Vildmose or the birds in Råbjerg Mose and in Bulbjerg. Take a trip to the last wilderness of Denmark - Thy National Park or to the nature center Vejlerne ved Han Herred.

Breakaway from everyday life and find peace in the nature of North Jutland. From the roaring sea in the west to the calm forests and shallow waters in the east. Go explore Rold Skov and see the over 300-year-old beech trees.


Get your heart rate going with one of the many activities in North Jutland. The nature is perfect for an active holiday whether you prefer to go on foot, on two wheels or out on the open water.

Go orienteering in the woods

The woods around North Jutland give the perfect opportunity to try an orienteering race. Don't worry if you are new to the sport, the nature of North ...

Surfing in North Jutland

In North Jutland you will find plenty of opportunities to try surfing, whether you are experienced or a beginner.

Walking and hiking in North Jutland

The nature of North Jutland is amazing and perfect for hiking or short walk! The beautiful coastlines, hills and forests offer unique viewpoints and n...

Cycling holiday in North Jutland

The nature in North Jutland offers many bicycle routes that take you around the amazing nature. From challenging MTB-trails to cosy routes by the coas...

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Lighthouses of North Jutland

Photo: Kim Wyon

Beach, fjord and dunes

In North Jutland, there is plenty of room for the entire family. Wide sandy beaches, wooded areas and much more. The nature invites you to go explore the nature and discover adventures around every corner. If you prefer water activities, North Jutland can accommodate you, as the region is surrounded by the seas, the wild North Sea and the calm Kattegat.

Blue and white flag beaches

In North Jutland, you will find plenty of beaches of perfect quality. The blue flag beaches and the white flag beaches are everywhere and guarantee a perfect beach experience for you and your family.

The Limfjord in North Jutland

Visit the northernmost fjord in Denmark which stretches from Thisted in Thy , on the west coast to the small town of Hals in the east . In the middle of the fjord you will find the islands of Mors , Egholm , Fur and Livø .

Mariager Fjord

The Mariager Fjord is the longest and most beautiful fjord in Denmark. It cuts its way into the heart of Jutland. Here you will find fantastic nature experiences, cozy towns, beautiful nature areas and reminders of the Viking age.

Bathing lakes in Northern Jutland

In Northern Jutland there are many beautiful, idyllic and accessible lakes either surrounded by wide meadows, tall trees or smaller sandy beaches.

Bathing options at the fjords

The fjords in Northern Jutland may be conceived as a nice contrast to the from time to time more vivid sea east and west of the mainland.

Explore the beautiful nature

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Islands and Fjords in North Jutland

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Nature activities

Bird watching in North Jutland

North Jutland has an abundance of bird watching experiences waiting for you. The region offers over two million migratory birds, who each year make a stopover in North Jutland.

Geocaching in North Jutland

Geocaching is the perfect past time for the entire family. Enjoy the fresh air and explore nature while looking for a hidden treasure. Geocaching can be everything from a relaxing picnic in the woods to an active adventure to see who finds the cache first.

Water activities

In North Jutland, you have plenty of options when it comes to activities by or on the water. Go fishing by the lakes, rivers and in the sea, go sailing, try your hand at surfing or rent a kayak and canoe. The opportunities are many.

Animal encounters

Photo: Mette Johnsen

Active holidaying

Photo: Nichlas Jessen

Explore the nature in North Jutland

Discover new nature experiences in North Jutland. A region, abundant with beautiful nature areas perfect for active holidays or a place to find inner peace. 


Beautiful views in North Jutland

In North Jutland you will find magnificent views all over. From amazing vistas along the coast to hill top views above the moors and woodlands.

Råbjerg Mile

The Dune of Råbjerg Mile is the largest migrating dune in Denmark. The west-coast has for many centuries struggled with migrating dunes due to the harsh wind and sand-covered areas - and being close to Skagen, the weather at Råbjerg Mile is far from mild.

Grenen in Skagen

For visitors of North Jutland, a visit to  Skagen  and Grenen, the northernmost point of Jutland, is an absolute must. Experience the meeting of two seas in a spectacular location.

National Park Thy

The last wilderness in Denmark - In North Jutland you will find National Park Thy, an area where adventures await you. From surfing in Cold Hawaii to bird spotting in the wide-open spaces.

Rold Forest

The forest, Rold Skov, is the perfect backdrop for a relaxing or active holiday, and on top of this, you can explore one of the many amazing gastronomic and cultural experiences.

Jyske Ås

15,000 years ago, melting ice, rocks, gravel, clay and sand formed what today is know as the Jyske Ås (The Jutlandic Kame). A place created by the ice age and a place full of history and new adventures.

The beautiful nature of North Jutland

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