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Holiday cottages in Skagen, Centre, NW Jutland, Denmark!

Spend your holiday in a holiday home in the centre of Skagen, which offers a charming harbour, an active urban life and a lovely bathing beach. Thanks to the many sights in Skagen, the quite unique atmosphere and the scenic nature, holiday home rental is very popular in Skagen, Centre.

 

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279 guests have granted an average assessment of 4,60 out of 5 possible stars.

 

Area

Skagen, Centre is concentrated around the harbour and the pedestrian street. Everything is within reach and at the same time, the lovely beach Skagen Sonderstrand is located within walking distance from the centre. Here you will find picturesque urban environments with idyllic yellow Skagen houses with red tiled roofs and white edgings, and the charming quarter equally offers harbour environment, shops, cafés, restaurants, ice-cream stalls and pubs. Enjoy the atmosphere in the vivid fishing harbour and in the marina with famous red fish storehouses. Fish in all its aspects are served here, and you can enjoy the delicacies while you observe the activities in and on the harbour. Skagen offers a number of sights for the whole family - from a teddy bear museum to nature centres - as well as many interesting fish restaurants. Skagen is a popular holiday destination at all times of the year because of the beaches, nature, attractions, town life and harbour.

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The popular beach Sonderstrand in Skagen Centre with the bascule light Vippefyret behind the dunes The red storehouses on the harbour in Skagen Centre, where you can enjoy all kinds of delicious fish A typical street in Skagen Centre with beautiful yellow Skagen houses Lifeguard tower on the wide sandy beach Sonderstrand in Skagen Centrey
 

Beach

The beach Skagen Sonderstrand is located just north of the harbour. The beach is beautiful and family-friendly and has a bascule light as its landmark. Here you will find dunes, hollows and Blue Flag. This is where the Skagen painters found the inspiration for many of their famous paintings. Every year at midsummer a ''Skt. Hans'' fire is lit here on the beach. Just south of the harbour you will find Damstederne - one of Kattegat''s child-friendly beaches. Here you can enjoy the shallow clean water and the gentle waves. The beach has equally been awarded with the Blue Flag and is famous for its high dune Stokmilen. All beaches of the area invite swimming, sunbathing, walks as well as beach and watersport activities.

Nature

Skagen is surrounded by an exceptional and impressive nature. The landscape is characterized by vast and unspoiled moor areas with woods and dunes as well as the gentle Kattegat and the rough North Sea. The Kattegat and the Skagerrak collide by Grenen - Denmark''s northernmost point. Always an impressive sight! The spit Skagens Odde is a popular excursion point for bird enthusiasts because of the migration. The dune plantation Skagen Klitplantage is located between the two seas and has a scenic and varying landscape. Here you can experience the migrating dune Sandmilen. One of Europe''s largest migrating dunes, Raabjerg Mile, is app. 40 m high. It moves up to 15 m annually and has created a miniature desert of app. 1 km2 southwest of Skagen. The sand drift has left Raabjerg Stenene - a stone plain, which has come into existence because the fine sand from Raabjerg Mile is moved, and the large rocks stay behind. From the highest point of the dune you can as far as Grenen (16 km).

Activities

If you have a diving certificate you can go on a dive with Skawdyk - the scuba diving club of Skagen. Join a sail from the harbour to Grenen in the fast powerboat, Vandormen, and experience Denmark''s northernmost point from the sea. The centre Skagen Kultur og Fritidscenter contains a swimming pool with water slide. Visit Skagen Bryghus on Kirkevej and join a tour, where you can learn more about beer production on a microbrewery (less than 1 km). Every year in July a music festival with folk music takes place in Skagen, and during the festival, the whole town celebrates. Anglers can fish from the shore, from the harbour pier or from a boat. You can also go deep-sea fishing onboard a fishing vessel. From the farm Langagergaard in Kandestederne daily rides on Iceland ponies are arranged in the plantation and on the beach (17 km). Golfers can test the scenic course of Hvide Klit Golfklub in Bunken, which offers an 18-hole course and a Par-3 course with 6 holes (19 km).

Worth a visit

See Denmark''s first bascule light on the beach Sønderstrand. Here you will also find the lighthouse, Det hvide Fyr, which presents varying art exhibitions. In the house of Michael and Anna Ancher you can experience how the 2 Skagen painters lived and worked (under 1 km). At Skagen Museum on Brondumsvej the paintings, created by the Danish painters of the golden age, are exhibited (under 1 km). In ''Villa Pax'' on Hans Baghs Vej you will find the house of Holger Drachmann and learn more about the life of the artist and author (1 km). The regional museum, Skagen by og egnsmuseum, on P.K. Nielsensvej is an open-air museum with buildings from prehistoric Skagen and exhibitions about fishing and shipping (1 km). Skagen Odde Naturcenter on Batterivej is an interesting nature centre with the theme natural phenomenon (2 km). The art museum Grenen Kunstmuseum on Fyrvej offers permanent exhibitions with works of art, created by contemporary Skagen artists, and a sculpture collection (3 km).

Excursion spots

The tower of the buried church Den Tilsandede Kirke rises from the sand in a scenic plantation area. The vast sand drift of the area is responsible for the burial of the church (5 km). Farm Fun by Aalbæk is a zoological park with a play area. Come close to the animals of the farm, like f.ex. hogs, cows, sheep, kangaroos, emus, ponies, rabbits, goats, guinea pigs, peacocks and lamas, or try the amusing moon cars, the swings and the bouncing cushion (21 km). Visit the interesting eagle sanctuary ''Ørnereservatet'' near versted. During the summer you can get close to some of the world''s largest eagle species and watch them being fed in the air. Experience the peregrine falcon, gerfalcon, goshawk, golden eagle and white-tailed eagle (29 km).

 

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