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Take a holiday in Skagen and discover this popular little town - one of Denmark's most beautiful, picturesque and scenic spots. Skagen buzzes with life and with its unique nature, beautiful beaches, museums, eateries and many attractions, there's plenty for the whole family to enjoy. DanCenter offers a great selection of holiday homes in the Skagen area, so whether you are dreaming of taking a family holiday, planning a romantic getaway for two, or a luxury break you'll never forget, DanCenter has just the holiday home for you.
The town of Skagen, located at the northernmost tip of Denmark, is known as the town with the highest number of sunshine hours in the country. Here, you'll feel on top of the world as you stand with one foot in the Skagerrak and the other in the Kattegat. Right here, is where the waves of the two seas meet. Take a ride on the tractor bus "Sandormen" (The Lugworm), which drives all the way out to The "Spit" where you can stand with one leg in each sea. Skagen's famous lighthouses: the Vippe Lighthouse, the White Lighthouse and the Skagen Gray Lighthouse, can be seen on the way out to the spit.
Over the centuries, the special, clear, bright light has attracted artists from all over Denmark to paint the beautiful landscape. At the end of the last century, one particular colony of artists established themselves in the area. The Skagen Museum shows what these artists managed to create. PS Krøyer, Anna Ancher and Michael Ancher are just some of the artists whose great works of art are exhibited here in Skagens Museum.
On the outskirts of Skagen, in Old Skagen, you can see and feel what this picturesque little village town used to look like back when nothing had changed. Down at the harbour in Skagen, it's always lively and you can take a short excursions or enjoy some of the music that's always playing somewhere. South of Skagen There are a lot of exciting attractions to see and discover here,
such as the Sand-Covered Church, which has been "Invaded" by sand over the centuries until only the church tower remains to be seen today. In this area, you'll also find Råbjerg Mile, a must on your list of places to visit. Covering approx. 1,000,000 cubic metres, it is Europe's largest drifting dune and, on average, Råbjerg Mile "drifts" about 15 metres per year. In Eagleworld in Tversted, you can see the world's largest eagles close up and watch them unfurl their great wings as they soar through the large open spaces of the nature reserve.
A holiday home in Skagen offers something for the whole family and, not far from Skagen, there are 3 popular attractions.
• Fårup Sommerland (Amusement Park)
• Aalborg Zoo
• North Sea Oceanarium
In Fårup Summerland you can have a whole day of fun. Try some of the many wild rides, pan for gold, or try your hand at rafting. Visit the 1,500 animals at Aalborg Zoo - the home of polar bears, penguins, lions and zebras, or visit Northern Europe's largest aquarium. The North Sea Oceanarium holds more than 6 million litres of water and houses more than 80 different species of animals living their lives beneath the surface - making a visit to the North Sea Oceanarium an impressive experience.
In addition to the 3 popular experiences mentioned here, there are a lot of other attractions close to Skagen. When you rent a holiday home through DanCenter, you'll receive a discount on many of Denmark's most popular attractions - you can save up to 25% on on the entrance fee. Here you can see the attractions on which you get a discount , when you spend your holiday at a DanCenter holiday home.
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. On this page you will find 300 holiday homes in the Skagen area - so whether you are looking for a classic cottage, a luxury house or a property with a sea view, you'll find something for everyone at DanCenter.
Around Skagen there are also other popular holiday home areas where you can rent a holiday home for your holiday at DanCenter. For example, you could rent a holiday home in Sæby, Hou , and Hals or Blokhus , Saltum Strand, Løkken and experience these beautiful areas during your holiday home stay.
You can also visit Danland's holiday center in Skagen. Stay in exclusive holiday homes just a few hundred metres away from the sea, the beach and the beautiful dunes. The holiday centre offers in an indoor swimming pool, spa and sauna.
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.
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.