Skagen: The Busiest Tourist Place in Denmark (2020)
Skagen is the northernmost small town about 104 km (65 miles) from Aalborg. The drive from Aalborg may take 2 hours to reach the center of the town. Skagen has a beautiful marina and one of the active fishing port. Skagen city is also the busiest tourist place in Denmark and every year 2 million people visit the town. The city received several migrants from outside in the 18th and 19th centuries. The people of this town have a hobby of painting. The outdoor and indoor paintings are exhibited at several places spread around the town. Most tourists spend morning and afternoon in Skagen and then drive 220 km to the city of Aarhus. The drive takes between 3 to 4 hours.
Following are the places to see when in Skagen, Denmark:-
- Skagens Museum: This is the art museum of Denmark. This museum displays an extensive collection of works of Skagen Painters who lived and worked in the Skagen city in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. This museum was founded in 1908 and has more than 1800 work of arts on display. Image Source
- Michael and Anna Ancher’s House: Also known as Anchers Hus is the former residence of the painters Michael and Anna Ancher in Skagen, Denmark. Image Source
- Drachmann’s House: Also known as Villa Pax, was built in 1829 and is one of the major houses in Skagen. It is now a popular museum which is dedicated to Holger Drachmann, a writer and a marine painter. Image Source