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Seafood from
North Jutland

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Seafood from North Jutland

Are you hungry for culinary dining experiences? Here is a guide to the North Jutland quality fish and shellfish such as Norway lobster, blue mussels, Limfjord oysters, fresh fish, and local black lobster. Due to the varied nature of the sea, coasts, fjords, and small islands, the local regions, and islands have different conditions for their local fishing. Therefore, each local area is most often an expert in particular seafood. You can experience the North Jutland local seafood, suppliers, their products, and stories if you visit the local areas around northern Jutland.

Lækker fiskeanretning

Norway Lobster

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Østers, skaldyr på Mors

Mussels & Oysters

Photo: Destination Limfjorden
Hummer ved fiskehandler i Thy

Black Lobster

Photo: Nordvestkysten
Fanget fisk

Fresh Fish

Photo: Dicht am Fisch

Talk with the local fishermen in the harbors and listen to their fantastic stories. You should buy today's local catch directly from the local fishmongers.

Fishing in North Jutland

Fishing has always been an important part of life in North Jutland and especially along the coastlines. The coastal towns offer exciting and dynamic harbor and fishing environments, have some great local experiences. Experience, among other things, the traditional coastal fishing at Thorup Strand, where the fishing boats are pulled up on the beach every day after the day's catch. Or visit the Danish Shellfish Center at Mors, where you can read the research and learn more about Limfjord oysters, blue mussels, and black lobsters. At the Limfjord Museum, you can learn more about the Limfjord fishing of the time. At the North Sea Oceanarium, you can get really close to life in the North Sea and see the beautiful fish, jellyfish, etc. If you have the discipline to get up early in the morning, you have an opportunity to experience a real fish auction in Hastholm, Hirtshals, or Skagen.

The North Jutland harbor towns and fishing cutters are filled with quality seafood, which are used in the local fish restaurants and which you can buy at fishmongers throughout North Jutland.

Freshly caught Seafood

North Jutland is full of wonderful and local maritime taste experiences. Visit the local fisherman and fishmongers, the innovative fish restaurants, and the seasonal food festivals. The water around North Jutland offers great riches and food which you can experience across the region. The Norway lobster from Læsø and Kattegat, mussels, and oysters from the Limfjord, black lobster from the Limfjord and the west coast, and fresh fish from the North Jutland ports.

Bon appetite!

Rejemad i Lønstrup

Food Festivals

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Seafood events

Fiskerbåde på stranden ved Lønstrup
Black Lobsters from North Jutland
Læsø havn ved solnedgang
Norway lobster from Læsø
Havnen i Hirtshals oppefra
Fresh fish from North Jutland
Løgstør havnebåd
Mussels & Oysters

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