The town of Skagen - a 600 year old market town - has a unique setting and a fascinating history. For generations, it has been painted and depicted by artists and poets. Even the famous fairy-tale writer Hans Christian Andersen lost his heart to Skagen.
Shopping in Skagen is always a treat. Whether you are on the lookout for designer clothes, ceramics or glassware, the famous Skagen watches or handmade amber jewellery, you'll find them all. Skagen is renowned for its high quality food products and freshly caught seafood.
- houses the works by the famous Skagen Painters. The art works reflect the period of naturalism and plein air painting in the end of the 19 th. century.
- is a combined open-air and exhibition museum displaying houses from 3 periods of Skagen’s history and the exciting tales of sea and rescue feats in Skagen over the last 200 years.
- the largest migrating dune in Denmark formed on the west coast in the 16 th century during the great sand drift. The impressive scenery of this mini desert is a must when visiting Skagen.
- A unique experience. Watch the eagles being fed at close hand and flying freely . Enjoy the lightning speed of the beautiful falcons as they demonstrate their aerial skills.