Best Things To Do in Skagen, Denmark

Have you ever visited a new place and felt ‘wow’ about it? For many visitors, it happens at Skagen.

Skagen may not be as popular as other cities in Denmark, but don’t let that fool you. Skagen is a smaller but beautiful upcoming tourist destination that is worth a visit. You will be surprised by some of the unique things to do and places you can explore at this hidden destination.

You might wish to revisit it someday again, to take a break and relax at Skagen.

If you have plans to visit Denmark and are not sure if Skagen should be included in your itinerary, keep reading. In this list, we have put together some of the things to do in Skagen and around. We have a hunch that if you include this city in your travel plans, you will be thrilled you did so.

Tourist Attractions in Skagen

Here is the list of things to do in Skagen and tourist attractions in city.

  1. Lokalsamlingen Skagen Image

    Address: Sct. Laurentii Vej 113

    The museum Lokalsamlingen Skagen, also known as the Skagen Local History Archive, was started in 1925 by the Skagen Museum Association. The association was founded by a group of local citizens who wanted to preserve and showcase the history and culture of Skagen, a small fishing village in the northernmost part of Denmark.At the time, Skagen was...Read more
  2. Skagen Bunker Museum ApS Image

    Address: Fyrvej 39

    The Skagen Bunker Museum ApS, located in Skagen, Denmark, was started in 2012 by a group of local enthusiasts who wanted to preserve and showcase the history of the German occupation of Denmark during World War II.During the war, Skagen was an important strategic location for the Germans due to its proximity to the North Sea and the Skagerrak St...Read more
  3. Skagen Bunker-museum

    4.2 (29 Votes)
    Skagen Bunker-museum


    Address: Fyrvej 59, 9990 Skagen, Denmark

    Situated near the tip of Grenen in Denmark, Skagen Bunker Museum is a unique museum located in an old German bunker of the Regelbau 638 type that was used during the Second World War as an infirmary. In the year 2008, this bunker was converted into a war museum by Martin Nielsen and Christian Forman Hansen. Open every day of the week from April...Read more
  4. Hulsig Hede (heath) Image

    Hiking Trail, Picnic Spot

    Address: 9990 Skagen, Denmark

    Located along the Highway 40, the Hulsig Hede is a popular tourist attraction and a picnic spot. The view from here is unparalleled, and hiking and photography are two favourite activities here. The drive that leads up to this sport is also quite scenic. Do not forget to get along your favourite sandwiches and your favourite book to read. More ...Read more
  5. Grenen

    4.6 (26 Votes)

    Bird Watching

    Address: Grenen, 9990 Skagen, Denmark

    Walk along the breathtaking sandbar called Grenen in Denmark which has the North Sea on one side and the Baltic sea on the other. The place is packed with panoramic views of the aquatic blue waters spread as far as the eye can see. It is also a great spot to view a variety of bird species from all over Denmark. Birdwatchers flood this place to ...Read more
  6. Rabjerg Mile

    4.7 (37 Votes)
    Råbjerg Mile Vej, 9990 Skagen, Denmark
  7. Hulsig Kirke

    4.5 (18 Votes)
    Ved Kirken 2, 9990 Skagen, Denmark
  8. Skagen Kommunale Lystbadehavn

    4.4 (20 Votes)
    Rødspættevej 10, 9990 Skagen, Denmark
  9. Den Tilsandede Kirke

    4 (24 Votes)
    Gl. Landevej 0