Guide to Accommodation and Attractions in North Jutland

Expect sunshine galore and the meeting of the two seas at Grenen at the top of Denmark

Enjoy the Top of Denmark

Art and culture live in harmony with North Jutland's unique nature and light. Take a bite of North Jutland’s gastronomic treasury when you visit a treat at the tip of Denmark and stay in one of the area's Danhostels.

Råbjerg Mile
Råbjerg Mile, located at the top of Denmark, is the country’s largest migrating dune. At about 40 m high and covering an area of approx. 2 sq. km, all efforts to contain this unusual phenomenon have failed. It keeps growing and covering everything in sight! This unique marvel is waiting to be discovered. Be careful not to get caught in the quicksand! Visit Råbjerg Mile on your way to Danhostel Skagen, or stay at Danhostel Frederikshavn which is 40 minutes away by car.

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Skagen and the Grenen
The picturesque town of Skagen is known for its unique light, cosy cafes, small streets and harbour atmosphere. When you stay at Danhostel Skagen, you are in the middle of everything. Visit the beautiful beaches and Grenen, the northernmost point of Jutland, where the Skagerrak and the Kattegat meet, and where the waves from both waters collide over the Skagen reef. Walk or take the tractor, Sandormen, which drives along the beach. Other sights include the Bunker Museum and Skagen Lighthouse. If you stay at Danhostel Frederikshavn, take a memorable trip to Skagen.

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Thy National Park
Thy National Park has large natural areas with dunes, beaches, forests, sand drifts, heathlands, lakes and limestone slopes. Stay at Danhostel Agger, and be in the middle of Thy National Park. The Park is suitable for hiking, bike rides and walks on the beach. There are more than 30 attractions including burial mounds, churches and lighthouses. National Park Thy is an obvious choice if you want to take a day trip from Danhostel Thisted, Danhostel Nykøbing Mors or Danhostel Thyborøn.

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Rebild Hills and Rold Forest
Rebild Hills and Rold Forest are beautiful natural areas with forests, heaths, lakes and pleasant slopes. Book a guided tour and experience nature in detail. Follow The Army Road (Hærvejen) through the woods or cycle on the many mountain bike routes. There are various activities for children, playgrounds, geocaching, and fabulous scenery. If you stay at Danhostel Rebild you will be near Rold Forest and Rebild Hills.

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North Jutland's natural surroundings have inspired many painters such as Anna and Michael Ancher, P. S. Krøyer and Asger Jorn. Their artistic expressions can be seen at museums throughout the region. The well-preserved WWII bunkers in Frederikshavn and the mohair farm on the island of Mors are worth visiting.

The possibilities are endless, so book a few extra days and have fun in North Jutland.