Skagen (pronounced Skain) is today a top holiday spot for the rich and famous Danish people, about 2 million people visit the area every year.
It is located at the very top of the Jutland Peninsula and is the most northern town in Denmark.
The town is well known for its art, the light in the area is unique and some extraordinary paintings have been painted here.
At the museum you will find over 1500 paintings and other arts and crafts made by artists working in the area between 1830 and 1930.
The town is also well known for it’s yellow buildings with red tiled roofs, many of them surrounded by white picked fences.
Right at the very top, called Grenen, about 3 km north of the township, the North Sea and Kattegat Sea meet up and you can actually see the waves of the two seas meeting.
You can walk from the parking area or you can take a ride with the "Sandormen" to get to the northern tip of Denmark.
There are also a few German bunkers from the 2nd World War in this area, you can find a few of them along the West Coast of Denmark.
About 1.5 to 2 km south of the harbour you will find a Church, the church was buried in sand during a storm in 1775 and only the tower is visible today.
The population of the town is about 8750 and the main business is the fishing industry and tourism.
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