Destination guide

Take in the waterfront beauty of Skagen

The area's museums and monuments are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Skagen. Renowned for its biking, fishing and seafood restaurants, this city welcomes all visitors. Take in top local attractions like Skagens Museum and Grenen. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Sightseeing in and around Skagen

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Skagen a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Dino Golf (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Frederikshavn Golf Club (18.3 mi / 29.5 km)
  • Hirtshals Golf Club (22.9 mi / 36.8 km)
  • Nordsoen Oceanarium (24.5 mi / 39.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Skagen

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Skagen is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Grenen (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Sandmilen (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Hulsig Beach (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Raabjerg Mile (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Palmestrand Beach (18.2 mi / 29.3 km)
  • Hirtshals Beach (25.3 mi / 40.6 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Skagen

If you're traveling by train, Skagen Station, Frederikshavnsvej Station and Skagen Hulsig Station are the main stations that serve the city.

Where to stay around Skagen?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 484 vacation rentals near Skagen. From 435 Houses to 48 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Skagen for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Skagen?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Skagen. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Drachmanns Hus: 522 vacation rentals
  • Den Tilsandede Kirke: 523 vacation rentals
  • Skagens Museum: 517 vacation rentals
  • Frederikshavnsvej Station: 521 vacation rentals
  • Skagen Hulsig Station: 547 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Skagen listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Skagen?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 435 Houses in Skagen. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Skagen include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 48 rentals available
  • Studios: 48 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Skagen?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 17 vacation rentals with pool available in Skagen. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.