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Skagen
Denmark

The port of Skagen is located on the northern tip of Jutland in Denmark. Skagen is Denmark’s main fishing port. Painters settled there in the 19th century, attracted by the landscapes and the light in this region.

Useful Information

Language

Danish (English is generally understood)

Currency

DKK
Danish krone

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XE

Time difference

UTC: 1

from New York: +6h

from San Francisco: +8h

from London: +1h

Tips

A small tip of 5% to 10% will be appreciated in restaurants. (rounding up the bill is usually enough)

Weather
°C °F

MonthTemperature (Celsius)Temperature (Fahrenheit)Precipitations
Minimum
Average
Maximum
(mminch)
January
1 34
2 36
4 38
743.00
February
1 33
2 35
3 37
512.00
March
2 35
3 38
5 40
461.75
April
5 41
7 44
9 47
431.75
May
9 49
11 52
13 55
502.00
June
13 55
15 58
16 61
642.50
July
15 59
17 63
19 66
562.25
August
15 60
17 63
19 65
773.00
September
13 56
14 58
16 60
773.00
October
9 49
10 51
12 53
994.00
November
6 42
7 44
8 46
853.25
December
3 37
4 39
5 41
763.00

Where is locate the Port of Skagen

Your ship will dock at the port of Skagen. The port of Skagen is located in the center of the city. A shuttle is provided by the port to get you to the entrance of the port. You can also reach the city 1km away by foot. From there you can easily explore the city on foot.

Wi-Fi is available in the tourist information kiosk at the port.

Travelling around the port of Skagen

Bicycles are available for rent at the kiosk on the dock and in shops in the city. This is a very effective way to visit the attractions of the area. The city’s network of bike paths is very well developed and safe.

Activities in Skagen

Landmarks

The Grey Lighthouse

The Skagen Lighthouse is also called the Grey Lighthouse. You can climb the 210 steps to its top and see the migratory bird exhibit presented inside the lighthouse.

The tower of this church, partially buried by the sand of the nearby dunes, is all that remains of the monument which was partially destroyed after it was abandoned in 1795.

Vippefyret

Copy of a Skagen’s Lever Light that was used between 1627 and 1747.

Historical sites

These remnants of the Second World War built by the Germans are located 45 minutes from Skagen. Exhibitions can be visited in these former bunkers.

Museums

An Art museum presenting the works of artists of the 19th century who were established in the region.

This Renaissance-style castle houses an important collection of French-style furniture and objects. We can also learn more about the legends and ghosts that haunt its dungeons. Located 75 minutes from Skagen.

House of the painters Micheal and Anna Ancher restored as the house was left by its owner in the 1930s. It presents works of Scandinavian artists from the collection of the former owners.

House of the poet and painter Holger Drachmann who lived in this house between 1902 and 1908. Nearly 150 works by the artist are exhibited in addition to those of other artists of the time.

Nature

Grenen

This strip of sand from the northern tip of Denmark is formed by the meeting of the currents of the North Sea and the Baltic Sea. Swimming is not possible given the high currents.

Beaches

Skagen Beach

Gold sand Beach located near skagen.

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