The ocean dominates the natural landscape of Northeastern Jutland, a place where visitors can enjoy some of the best beaches Northern Europe. With clean air to enjoy, as well as fine seafood and some lively cities, a stay in Northeastern Jutland holiday cottages is a trip to be relished. Much of the life of the region is centred upon the city of Aalborg, which is the fourth largest city in Denmark, with a population of just under 200,000 inhabitants. The town has a rich industrial heritage, but is now reinventing itself as a place with a knowledge and service-based economy. It enjoys a reputation as a student town, and there are around 14,000 students who attend the city's main university.
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Attractions in Aalborg include a museum dedicated to the life and work of local architect Jørn Utzon. Although born in Copenhagen, Untzon was brought up in Aalborg. He went on to design the Sydney Opera House. Anyone interested in more history of the city can visit the Aalborg Historical Museum, while art lovers will enjoy a trip to the KUNSTEN Museum of Modern Art. Skagen is also a town which visitors to Northeastern Jutland holiday rentals should be looking to visit as part of their stay. One of the city's most notable features is its colour scheme; its houses have yellow walls and red roofs. This is also the town where two parts of the North Sea join, the Kattegat and the Skagerrak. This occurs at the headland of Grenen, which is also Denmark's most northerly point.
This turbulent coast has been the site of many shipwrecks over the years, which means it is also the site of one of Denmark's oldest lighthouses. This was known as the Vippefyr, and present day visitors to Northeastern Jutland holiday rentals can see a reconstruction of this fascintating building just north of the town of Skagen. When it comes to the great outdoors, there is plenty to keep visitors to Northeastern Jutland holiday rentals busy. Close to Aalborg, on the milder eastern coasts of the Kattegat, there are some beautiful beaches, all of them suitable for children and covered in thick sand. Lagoons are located further inland, provding great habitat for a range of bid species. With plenty to stimulate the senses and ease away the stresses, a stay in Northeastern Jutland holiday rentals is a great way to see this beautiful and enchanting part of Denmark.
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