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Best things to do in Skagen

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Art Museum
“World famous for the Skagen painters. Must go to place, if you havent been there. ”
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Establishment
“One of the largest sand dunes in Europe. Its moving more than 10 m per year. Fortunately north-west, so no problem for us having a house south from the dune. ”
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Restaurant
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“Another classic. Book a table in summer its simply the best seafood / fish restaurant in Denmark. Catch off the boats onto your plate. ”
7local recommendations
Restaurant
“The traditions of Skagen is best experienced in the salons of this historic hotel. Food at its best using seasonal, fresh ingredients from the sea. Opposite the amazing Skagen's Museum. ”
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Cafe
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“Hyggelig cafe belligende midt på Skagen hyggelige gågade. Ofte med livemusik.”
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Bar
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“Er du til god øl og måske lidt at spise, så kan et besøg på Skagen Bryghus anbefales.”
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Church
“The church tower placed in the dunes tells the story of Skagen. The city was fighting the drifting sands for years and the town had to be moved. Sct. Laurentii Church as abandoned and only the spire remains... in nature.. incredible. ”
6local recommendations
Museum
“Visit the home of the famous artists Michael & Anna Ancher who defined the painting style of Skagen”
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Butcher
“Famous deli - especially the salamis, but you can get everything for the Danish 'smørrebrød' here.”
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Natural Feature
“Grenen er et helt unikt sted ved Skagen, hvor de to have mødes og hvor bølgerne slår sammen. Det er forbudt at bade på Grenen, på grund af farlige havstrømme. Enten går man derud eller tager Sandormen ( bus der kører helt ud til spidsen af grenen ) ”
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Restaurant
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“Her spiser man godt. Både til frokost hvor man kan sidde udenfor hvis vejret er til det og til aften på ala carte restauranten på 1.sal”
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Restaurant
“Great restaurant - seasonal, local and organic produce goes into the dishes. ”
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Museum
“Drachmanns hus, Villa Pax var Holger Drachmanns hjem i Skagen. Drachmanns Hus, bygget 1828 af skolelæreren Laurits Høm fra Vesterby Skole, ligger på Hans Baghs Vej i Vesterby i Skagen.”
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Establishment
“Just south of the old "Vippefyr" light, you will find Skagens best sandy beach with beachvolley tournament during summer season.”
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Art Gallery
“Travel back in time and see how the fishing family lived in the early days of Skagen's history”
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Nightclub
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“Smuk bygning med 3 diskoteker, hvor kælderen har en aldersgrænse på 25 og mest er for det "voksne" puplikum. Stedet er kendt for en bred vifte af arrangementer, og den store gejst de ligger bag driften af stedet.”
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