What to See in Charming Skagen

There are lots of places to see and explore in Denmark all year round. Apart from the famous cities, there are hidden gems waiting for you not only in the major metropolitan areas but even in the faraway towns.

One area you can visit when in Denmark is Skagen, pronounced as “skane.” This is situated in Jutland at the tip of Denmark, about 300 miles from the Danish capital of Copenhagen.

Finding a place to stay in Skagen is an easy task due to its fine hotels

Known as the Land of Light, Skagen is an old fishing village that dates back to 600 years ago. Specifically, it’s located in the area where the North Sea meets the Baltic sea .

Skagen is a perfect place to visit particularly for art lovers. Strolling through this old town considered to be an art colony will give you a truly enriching experience. You’ll get to see here the yellow houses with their red-tiled roofs and for your souvenir items, you have lots of art galleries to choose from where you can purchase ceramic items, paintings and jewelry.

Your art journey should also take you to the Skagens Museum which features some 1,800 art works. The sand-buried church of Den Tilsandede Kirke should also not to be missed. This church was abandoned in 1795 owing to the sand drifts and today, you will get to see the ruins of the church.

For one of the most amazing views, you need to visit Grenen where a path leading to the tip of Denmark exists. There, you can enjoy a relaxing walk along the shore with your friends or loved ones, watch the beautiful sunset and the merging waves of the two seas.

It might also interest you that beyond this small town of Skagen is Denmark’s terminus. This is an expanding beach that grows every year owing to the dirt carried and deposited along the Danish northwestern coast. In fact, the coast has already extended to some 1,000 yards over the past century.

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