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Town of Skagen

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Address: Skagen, Denmark

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Pleasant beach town. A Danish treasure.

The the town is very small it offers a lot. It is worth a day trip. Spend time on the beaches, enjoy the plethora of seafood selection, ice cream, and cafés. Take the train and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
RhodesPE
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Aalborg, Denmark
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Aalborg, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The the town is very small it offers a lot. It is worth a day trip. Spend time on the beaches, enjoy the plethora of seafood selection, ice cream, and cafés. Take the train and enjoy the scenery.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really enjoyed my visit to skagen. We only visited town two times but it was a pleasant experience both times. It feels like most other small danish cities but with a few more specialised boutiques such as hand blown glass stores. If you want to eat you should really go down to the harbour and eat at the fish... More 

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Thank Alice S
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

This is the northernmost Danish city. Quite active during summer. Nice ships, shops, restaurants, museums and environment. Especially Skagen museum, Vippefyret and Bamsemuseet are must sees. In addition, you allways have to go to the Skagen Design shop, to by A watch. Nerby you also William find A shop selling cheap shoes. Those are not from Skagen. In the middle... More 

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

Northern most tip of Denmark, Skagen offers a breathtaking view of the blue green sea. Grenen is the place where you can take in the beauty of the sea...... Walking along the windy shore on white sands is an amazing experience....... You may also come across some jelly fish along the shore if you are lucky.....

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

A quiet, picturesque small town. The houses are all in red or yellow. They all look similar, creating a sense of perfect harmony. A closer look will however reveal that many houses have their own special features - in the design of the windows, of the chimney, of the roof etc. These houses are perfect targets for paintings and photos.... More 

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Thank Yan C
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

Skagen is maybe the cleanest town I have ever visited !! Everybody from Skagen seems to take a pride in their town and are keen to help you find whatever you are looking for. The houses ( nearly ALL Skagen yellow with red roofs! ) are all clean and well maintained, and gardens neat and tidy. I enquired as to... More 

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Quaint & pretty remote town at the tip of Denmark, where the North Sea meets the Baltic Sea. This was our first port of call on our cruise as a new destination for our cruise line. Glad we visited, it was interesting seeing the to Seas meeting together.

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

lovely greeting at the port when we arrived and a short bus/walk to the town although not lots to offer really... yes bars,restaurants and skagen watches!! the highlight of the place is to walk out to the point where the 2 seas meet and we were lucky it was a fine day... not so good if weather poor i feel..

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Guelph, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

The day we were are Skagen it poured with rain. We decided to take a taxi out to Grenen where the Baltic Sea meets the North Sea. Unfortunately we got ripped off by the taxi driver, charged us 50E to go out and back which ended up to only be 5 miles maybe. Then we get there and it was... More 

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Paris
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

A real nice city with two main areas : the port and a beautiful downtown with full of restaurants, pubs, shops... It's a touristic place but a must see.

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