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At the very tip of Denmark lies Skagen, a town that is known throughout the country for its beautiful light and many colours. For many years now, it has attracted painters and photographers who are drawn to the clear, soft hues and quaintness of Skagen. Nowhere else in Denmark is the light so intense. Besides it's beautiful light and wonderful colours, the region around Skagen also has significantly less rainfall than elsewhere in Denmark, and we have the Norwegian mountains to thank for that.
During a holiday in a holiday home in the Skagen area, you really mustn't miss a trip to the port, where the boats come in with their fresh catches every day. But this is not only an old fishing village with masses of charm, it is also a contemporary town with an exciting cultural life with music, a theater and much more.
Within a few square kilometres, you can
visit attractions such as: Grenen (the Spit), The Skagen Museum, The Sanded Church or one of the golf courses. If you take a short drive outside the Skagen area, you will find major attractions such as:
Rent your holiday home from DanCenter and enjoy a discount on many of Denmark's most popular attractions. Here you can see the attractions on which you receive a discount,
At DanCenter Holiday Home Rentals, we have over 60 years of experience in renting out holiday homes, so when you plan your holiday through us, you can be sure that everything will run as smoothly as it should.
Be inspired by the wide selection of houses that are available before you book that well-deserved holiday for you and your loved ones. In about half of DanCenter's holiday homes pets, are welcome.
The Skagen area is just one of the cosy holiday home areas in Northern Jutland.
There´s a very good reason why Northern Jutland has become one of Denmark's most sought after holiday destinations when it comes to renting Holiday homes. With more than 1,000 rental properties/holiday homes spread out along the Northern Jutland coastline, DanCenter offers a wide selection of rental homes for all all types of holidays, in all sizes and price ranges, no matter whether you are looking for a place that has room for 2, 10 or more guests. Northern Jutland has some of the most unique and magnificent scenery in the entire country. From the North Sea with its wide sandy beaches to the impressive drifting dunes along the Kattegat, without travelling very far, you can explore very different environments that are each unique examples of
Danish natural landscape. And you don't have to spend every day at the beach, splashing around in the waves - the scenery is there for you to enjoy all year round, with plenty of hiking opportunities for long walks in the fresh air.
Near the North Sea, there are many popular holiday home areas close to the following towns: Blokhus, Løkken and Lønstrup. Many of these houses are located in peaceful surroundings, just a short distance from the water, and can accommodate from four people up to larger groups of up to twenty-one. Along the coast, you will find a number of small towns with supermarkets and shops, so no matter where you are, you´ll never have far to go to the nearest shops. Along this stretch, you´ll also find one of Northern Europe's most beautiful bathing beaches that attracts water-lovers to the holiday homes in the area. The size and width of this child-friendly beach means it never feels overcrowded. On some parts of the beach, you can find several fascinating relics of the past such as abandoned bunkers from World War II. Hanstholm is home to the historical Museumcenter Hantsholm, where you can explore Northern Europe´s largest fortifications from World War II, while both Hirtshals and Skagen further north, also have bunker museums where you can experience the underground fortresses from the inside.
is also home to Denmark's first official national park which is situated in Thy and extends all the way from Agger to Hanstholm. Here, you will find a variety of landscapes - from vast forests and moors to meandering dune plantations, home to many species of rare plants, and animals. In the park, there are both bicycle routes and hiking trails with winding paths and good vantage points. If you feel like getting out of the house for a change, you can enjoy your packed lunch in one of the shelters or lay-bys along the route. One of the reasons why Northern Jutland is so popular as a travel destination is because of the wide variety of attractions that are evenly distributed throughout the area. In addition to the magnificent natural surroundings, an attraction in themselves, you will find both aquariums, amusement parks and museums that will provide many hours of entertainment for the whole family, both indoors and outdoors.
Fårup Summerland, one of the most popular attractions on the list, has been providing fun for all ages in the large forest between Blokhus and Løkken since 1975. This popular theme park has continued to expand since it opened and today offers more than fifty different rides for everyone for both
young and old - and those who don't scare easily! The park features some of Denmark's fastest roller coasters and also has a water park with everything you can think of, with room for water babies of all ages! DanCenter offers various discounts on some of Denmark's best attractions, including Fårup Summerland.
For the animal lovers, there are also plenty of places to visit. On the east coast, you can view the wildlife in the Lille Voldmose Nature Park, while The North Sea Oceanarium in Hirtshals and Aalborg Zoo is also open to guests all year round. Here, as you walk around, you'll be surrounded by hundreds of amazing species of animals from the sea, air and land. No matter where your holiday home is located in Northern Jutland, it won't be far to the nearest priceless experience.
Skagen is home to several landmarks that are well-worth
the drive - whatever the distance. This where you´ll find
Skagen´s Lighthouse, which at
46 metres tall makes it one of Denmark's highest. In the
same area, are
the Skagen Museum and Saint Laurentii Church, better
known as the Sand-buried Church. Several centuries of drifting sand has buried the present mystical church until only the tower remains standing among the trees in the large dune plantation. It's no wonder there are so many holiday homes in Skagen. The beautiful natural surroundings go without saying, but the town of Skagen itself exudes a very special atmosphere that reflects the local culture. Hungry stomachs will quickly be satisfied in this true eldorado of dining options that includes everything from traditional inns and smorgasbord restaurants to fine gourmet food outlets and fishmongerers. Between Skagen and Frederikshavn, lie the desert-like shifting sand dunes known as Råbjerg Mile, the largest of its kind in Europe, just waiting to provide you with a unique hike revealing far more hidden facets along the way than you could ever imagine. Råbjerg Mile is divided into several different smaller areas, each with their own fauna and function in the distinctive landscape. All this is waiting for you when you visit Skagen in a holiday home.
Lønstrup is a small town in Vendsyssel located 15 kilometres from Hirtshals. The town used to be a fishing village, but today there are only a few fishermen left in the boatyard who fish just for fun. However, there are still plenty of fish in the water, so there are lots of opportunities for spending an afternoon angling from the stone breakwaters that have been erected to protect the coast. Lønstrup, in particular, is known for its harsh but beautiful nature with steep cliffs, that are more than 70 metres high in some places. The city is also home to several galleries and craftsmen (potters, glass blowers, painters, sculptors etc.). We have a wide selection of holiday home rentals in Lønstrup, which is why we are sure that we have just what you need.
Blokhus, is a small town on the northwestern coast of Jutland. The white sandy beaches are the town's biggest attraction and one of the reasons that a very large number of tourists and holidaymakers visit the area every year. Not far from Blokhus is Fårup Summerland - a very popular attraction and one of the largest amusement parks in Denmark. Another of the town's attractions is the 642-acre Blokhus Dune Plantation that offers unique nature experiences for children and adults. The dune plantation includes a natural playground and picnic area, as well as a natural baking oven, hiking trails, mountain biking routes and a dog forest where dogs can run freely off the leash. And let's not forget the annual sand sculpture festival in Blokhus (at the old school in Hune).
With its more than 1,500 inhabitants Løkken is one of the larger towns on the northwestern coast of Jutland. Originally, Løkken was an important fishing village - with settlements dating back to the end of the 17th century - but today the town is a busy holiday resort with plenty of holiday homes for rent and it is a favourite tourist destination of both Danes and foreign visitors. Løkken´s excellent location on the west coast of Jutland has transformed the town in recent years into a mecca for watersports enthusiasts, and all those who enjoy frolicking in the, at times, fierce waves of the North Sea. There are many great opportunities here for swimming, windsurfing, kite surfing, kayaking and so on - for both children and adults alike. Another spot you mustn't miss is Klitmøller. Off Klitmøller is where some of Denmark´s biggest waves are generated. A little bit of paradise for experienced windsurfers. And a breathtaking experience for everyone else as they watch the surfers hone their skills on the board. If you're feeling adventurous, there are plenty of places to learn how it's done on-site.
Holiday rentals in Northern Jutland are definitely becoming
more and more popular,
so it is wise to plan your holiday well in advance whether you are looking for a holiday home in
Skagen, Blokhus, Løkken, Lønstrup or in one of the other popular holiday resorts. Outside the
main summer season,
a trip to the coasts along Northern Jutland can be something quite out of the ordinary. In winter time, many of the attractions in Northern Jutland throw their doors open for seasonal activities both indoors and outdoors, but there's nothing wrong with simply grabbing the chance to curl up inside a nice cosy chalet with family and friends over a cup of hot cocoa.
Danland has a total of 7 holiday centers in Northern Jutland. Each one is situated out in the fantastic Danish nature, close to the sea. Visit among others, Danland's holiday centers in Hirtshals, Blokhus and Vigsø. See all of Danland´s holiday centers in Northern Jutland.
Shortly after booking holiday accommodation through DanCenter you will receive your booking confirmation. This confirmation constitutes your rental agreement containing all necessary information. On the first page you will find information about the addresses of your holiday home and the key pick up place, as well as a directions on how to find the house. On the following pages you will find the invoice for the stay you have booked complete with transfer order/inpayment form, stating the due dates.
On arrival at the key pick up point, you will be asked to present your rental agreement whereupon you will be handed your key as well as an electricity-envelope on which the meter readings of all consumption dependant expenses (electricity, heating, water, etc.) are to be noted upon arrival as well as departure.
Arrival can take place from 4 p.m. on the day the rental period commences.
If you can not reach your destination until eg. late evening, our local offices will be closed. Therefore please contact us in time to make arrangements with regards to the key and the deposit. The contact information of the local office can be found on your rental agreement or under the menu Kontakt on dancenter.dk
All holiday homes are equipped with all kitchen utensils, duvets and pillows necessary for the maximum amount of persons, which the house can room. Bed linen, dish cloths, table cloths etc. can be rented at the local office or online, if you prefer not to bring these items yourselves.
When you book a baby cot, please note that we can not guarantee space for the cot in the master bedroom. If the house description say there is a cot in the house and you only need one, booking is unnecessary.
You can also book delivery of the extras you rent. This way you do not need to drive several times between the holiday home and local office.
Please note that in high season, extras might be sold out. Therefore we recommend you to always book extras and final cleaning when booking your holiday home.