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Holiday cottages in Hou, NE Jutland, Denmark!

Hou is a lovely holiday area by the Kattegat with a child-friendly bathing beach with dunes. Hou also offers a large cosy marina and plenty of great holiday homes for every taste. Thanks to the scenic and tranquil nature and the inviting bathing beach, holiday home rental is popular in Hou.

 

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290 guests have granted an average assessment of 4,20 out of 5 possible stars.

 

Area

Hou is located 8 km north of Hals, right at the Kattegat. The holiday homes are situated in a preserved forest area behind the coast, which stretches far inland on both sides of Hou. The well-preserved old fishing houses are evidence of the fact that Hou is an old fishing hamlet. The town has a modern and evocative marina with a long pier. The sculpture of an aeolian harp is the landmark of the harbour and consists of the sterns of 2 broken up fishing vessels. The town has more interesting sights, e.g. a gallery and the battery by the south beach of Hou. Hou offers grocery stores and restaurants. Holiday home rental in Hou also appeals to dog owners. Here you can easily find a holiday home, where your dog is welcome.

 
A summer day on the child-friendly sandy beach with dunes in Hou The cosy marina with yachts and fishing boats behind the dunes in Hou Hou offers a lovely bathing beach with white sand, dunes and shallow water Wind harp sculpture, made out of two fronts from scrapped fishing vessels, by the northern beach, Nordstranden, in Hou
 

Beach

Both north and south of Hou you will find a white, mild and traffic-free sandy beach, which is very suitable for children. A lovely place to swim when you are on holiday in a holiday home. The beach has the Blue Flag. The water is calm, shallow and almost without waves. At a few spots around Hou the forest and meadows stretch almost down to the waters edge.

Nature

The nature behind the beach is characterized by lovely forest areas, which are encircled by an undulating landscape with moor and meadow.

Activities

The area offers more Put & Take fishponds as well as a golf course. A swimming baths is available in a holiday centre, and you can bowl in Hals. Good nature experiences await you along the many marked walking paths and bicycle routes of the area. Throughout the summer, various activities like town fairs as well as open by night and music events are arranged here.

Worth a visit

The battery by the south beach of Hou is a well-preserved fortress from the English war (1807-14). Like Hou, Hals is cosy holiday town with a vivid and cosy harbour atmosphere. The fortress ´Hals Skanse´ is situated by the mouth of the Liim Fiord. The powder magazine and the arsenal are preserved and a museum has been established in the latter. The museum of Hals shows an exhibition of local history about the sea, inlet, town, fortress, war and occupation . Visit the peaceful and idyllic town Voersaa. By the old inn you can rent rowboats and water cycles, sail up the stream and experience the genuine Danish nature (20 km). The castle ´Voergård Slot´ by Flauenskjold is one of Denmark´s most beautiful Renaissance buildings and is with its park, moats, French art treasures and fine collections of furniture and interior definitely worth a visit.

Excursion spots

When you rent a holiday home in Hou, plenty of local experiences as well as good excursions await you. Frederikshavn is a good commercial town, from where you can go on a daytrip to the lake Laso or Sweden. A drive to the top of the hills behind Saby and Frederikshavn provides you with a lovely view over the water, the harbour, the town and the landscape. Aalborg is the ´capital´ of Northern Jutland. Here you will find art, culture, pedestrian streets, the charming old town centre, the amusement street Jomfru Ane Gade and various restaurants (30 km). Experience the charming market town Saby. Here you will find old, well-preserved houses, pedestrian streets, streets of cobble stones, the watermill by the stream Saby Aa, a cosy harbour atmosphere with a marina, a lovely bathing beach, which is suitable for children, as well as a long path along the beach. Saby also offers good shopping possibilities and more restaurants (35 km).

 

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