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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. ”
15 locals recommend
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. ”
18 locals recommend
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. ”
7 locals recommend
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. ”
11 locals recommend
Bar
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“Er du til god øl og måske lidt at spise, så kan et besøg på Skagen Bryghus anbefales.”
5 locals recommend
Cafe
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“Hyggelig cafe belligende midt på Skagen hyggelige gågade. Ofte med livemusik.”
3 locals recommend
Museum
“Visit the home of the famous artists Michael & Anna Ancher who defined the painting style of Skagen”
5 locals recommend
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. ”
6 locals recommend
Butcher
“Famous deli - especially the salamis, but you can get everything for the Danish 'smørrebrød' here.”
7 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Dette er Danmarks nordligste punkt hvor havet fra Danmarks vestkyst Skagerak støder sammen med havet på østkysten Kattegat.”
6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great restaurant - seasonal, local and organic produce goes into the dishes. ”
2 locals recommend
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”
5 locals recommend
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.”
3 locals recommend
Establishment
“Just south of the old "Vippefyr" light, you will find Skagens best sandy beach with beachvolley tournament during summer season.”
4 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Travel back in time and see how the fishing family lived in the early days of Skagen's history”
4 locals recommend
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.”
1 local recommends