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Outdoor activities for adults

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North Jutland is amazing - even during winter, when the weather is cold and the ground is frozen. Luckily there are lots of events and activities to attend and try out.

Here we have a guide for what to do outside during winter - whether you go as a couple, with friends or on a solo trip, you are sure to find something for you.

Løkken Strand
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Romantic places in North Jutland

When life gets stressful, the most important part of the holiday is to be and relax with each other. On this page, we will guide you through some of the most romantic places and experiences in North Jutland.

Shopping I Aalborg
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Shopping in North Jutland

In North Jutland, there is plenty of opportunities to satisfy your shopping cravings. Are you looking for secondhand items, fashion clothes, or local specialties, you will find it all in the North Jutland shopping towns. Take a walk through the cozy pedestrian streets or shopping malls.

Legind Bjerge MTB
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Mountain biking in North Jutland

North Jutland offers many different mountain biking routes in beautiful nature. Experience the adrenalin in your body and the fresh wind in your face on one of the many routes around North Jutland.


Winter swimming in North Jutland

Your body temperature drops fast and the bodies defence is on high alert. The blood vessels contracts and a cocktail of endorfins and adrenalin rushes through the body. This is the experience most winter swimmers have when they jump in the ocean on a cold winter morning. 

Bicycle routes in North Jutland

North Jutland is ideal for an exciting cycling holiday or a day trip by bike. You can find beautiful and quite scenic routes, but also routes for the more experienced cyclists who prefer more challenging routes by the beach or in the woods.

Par med rav ved Løkken
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Amber - the tears of Gods

In Denmark, there is a saying that 'a dear child has many names'. Searching for “Denmark's Gold” - "The tears of Gods" (and many more names) among the breakers is a unique experience. We are, of course, referring to amber, which is 30–50 million-year-old fir tree resin. 

Mushroom hunting in North Jutland

Go mushroom hunting in the northern Jutland forests. Lots of delicious surprises and experiences are hidden here in the beautiful autumn forests.

Walking and hiking in North Jutland

The nature in North Jutland is absolutely fantastic, which is also reflected in the many hiking routes and viewpoints you can explore in North Jutland. Do you need a break from your daily life and want to challenge yourself? Then find the walk that suits you best!

Lille vildmose
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Lille Vildmose

Are you a nature lover or history buff, then take a trip to Lille Vildmose which is the largest preserved area in Denmark, at 76 km2. Here amongst the largest lowland raised bog in Europe you will find free roaming moose, eagles and red deer.


Cold Hawaii in National Park Thy

The area and coastline between Agger and Hanstholm in Thy in North Jutland has been named Cold Hawaii. Cold Hawaii achieved its name due to the wind conditions in the area are much like the one you will find in Hawaii. You will find no less than 31 amazing surf spots.

I Mariager med Familien

Enter nature

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Walking through the towns of North Jutland

North Jutland is full of atmospheric holiday towns, each with its special characteristics.

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