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Grenen Skagen

When you visit Skagen, you have to experience the most Northern point of Denmark - Grenen. Here, you will witness the unique natural phenomenon when the two seas, Skagerrak and Kattegat, meet in an effervescent dance.

One leg in each ocean

Roll up your pants and try the fascinating experience of standing with one leg in each sea, but remember that bathing, due to the current, is not allowed. The current of the water and the force of the wind mean that Grenen is always moving slighly, which is why the place is such a fascinating destination, as no two visits are alike.

Historically, the tip has turned towards the north, but a look at the compass rose reveals that the area's constant change means that the tip actually points more to the east than the north.

Every year, Grenen is passed by 110,000 ships, which are more than 150 tons. It is a marvelous sight when the large ships fill up in a long line one after the other on the horizon.

A world class Nature reserve

The landscape around Grenen is protected as a nature reserve, but with access for all, and the place offers great opportunities to go exploring on your own, even on days with many visitors. The beach surface at the far end of Grenen outside the dunes is constantly changing in appearance. Eg. shallow lagoon lakes often occur, which attract large flocks of wading birds.

Try following one of Grenensporet's four hiking trails, and learn more about both the nature and the history ofthe place. Close to the car park at Grenen  four hiking trails of different lengths starts. One of which is gravel paved and suitable for both bicycles, wheelchairs and prams. The paths take you around to all the sights of Grenen.

From the car park, you can book a tour on "Sandormen" which run from Easter until week 43. "Sandormen" has driven tourists to Grenen for more than 50 years and has become part of the place's history.

Guests who choose to walk by themselves pass, in the dunes east of the Grenen Art Museum, the poet and painter Holger Drachmann's grave.