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Address: Skagen, Denmark

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Skagen Town

This is a beautiful clean town with lots of interesting shops and restaurants, particularly on the harbour front. The museums are great - you really find out why the artists loved... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
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Bangor, United Kingdom
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Bangor, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is a beautiful clean town with lots of interesting shops and restaurants, particularly on the harbour front. The museums are great - you really find out why the artists loved the area. Check out the opening times though as we missed seeing the main paintings because the museum that housed them was closed for refurbishment. If you need a... More 

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Florida Panhandle, Florida
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81 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

The small town houses are filled with shops. On the market place you will find a nice candle store. There are many seafood restaurants and a steak house. Check out first the opening hours of the restaurants before you get too hungry. Besides local specialities, look out for the italian restaurants too. A walk through the town leads you to... More 

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Naples, Florida
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Skagen is a beautiful small town located at the tip of the Jutland peninsula, close to the site for the ferries to and from Norway. The Skagen watch factory is here and they have a display and sales area that is not to be missed if one is looking for an elegant watch at a reasonable price. Skagen also has... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

During first week of July Skagen hosts a Folk Music Festival which is a must to visit. I have been there every Summer for 14 years. Recommended!

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Saeby, Denmark
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Skagen is a 600 year old town on the very top of Denmark. The light is very special. The paintersb100 Years ago found out that the two oceans meeting at Grenen meant a special light. Their paintings is world known. Comeback and see it yourself.

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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

Had wanted to visit the meeting of the Skagerrak and the Kattegat near Skagen from recommendations from a previous visit to Denmark. We took a train from Aalborg via Frederikshavn (about an hour or so). Skagen, a pretty town, lived up to its reputation as an artistic place with its great 'light'. We walked to the meeting of the North... More 

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Grenoble, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

Skagen is a peacefull little city. It's really interesting and surprising to see two seas meeting ! It's very romantic and very picturesque !

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Bexley, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

What a fantastic place to go. A friend took me up here, would never have thought of it myself! lovely walks through the sand dunes to the open peninsula where you stand at the tip whilst the seas merge over your feet :-) Skagen town is full of the typical yellow houses and buildings with the red roofs. Very well... More 

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Girona, Spain
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

Cozy town with a Saint-Tropez atmosphere in Northern Denmark. Vibrant restaurants and terraces by the harbour, tight of sailboats and beautiful yachts in the summer. The place to be for sea lovers from Scandinavia.

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Pennsylvania
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63 reviews 63 reviews
8 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

Great walkability. Use the train service to get there and walk or ride your bike through the lovely streets. The home gardens are beautiful.

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