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Øster Hurup is a small town and a popular tourist destination in Mariagerfjord Municipality, North Jutland.

The town is known for its white sandy beach, widely recognized as the most child friendly beach in Denmark.


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  • 1 Øster Hurup Beach (The most child-frieindly beach in Denmark) (From the main road, drive towards the harbour. After approx. 200 meters you will arrive at the free parking space, from where you can see the beach. beach.). Øster Hurup Beach is a clean, sandy beach with far stretching shallow waters - which makes the beach very child-friendly. It's clean bathing water is certified with the European Blue Flag.
  • 2 The Lille Vildmose Center, Vildmosevej 100, 9280 Storvorde, +45 99 31 75 50, . Lille Vildmose is a raised bog of about 76 km2​. It is more than 15.000 soccer fields.

    In order to find your way around you might visit Lille Vildmose Center. ​The center in an exhibition where you can learn about the bog, the animals and the evolution of the bog. There is a cinema where films about the animals and the bog will be shown on your demand. Several of the films are in English and German.

    In weekends and holidays the peat train will take you to the newly established lake 'Birkesø' and the guide will give you information of what you see.​

    The area called ‘The Wild Area’ is a newly established area where you can have so called ‘hands-on’ experiences. You will also find an enclosure with wild boars.​

    The center has a small café with hot and cold drinks and a bite to eat.
    45.00 - 120.00 DKK.



  • 1 Bagerriget (Øster Hurup Bakery), Kystvejen 36, +45 98588026. Traditional Danish bakery, offering freshly baked Danish pastries, breakfast rolls, rye bread, etc.
  • 2 Havnens Fisk (Øster Hurup Fishshop), Havnen 43, +45 22463227. Purchase fresh fish and seafood, or enjoy a meal on the harbourfront terrace.



  • 1 John Bull Pub, Thaliavej 1, +45 98582220.
  • 2 Styret, Kystvejen 61, +45 98588975. Old English pub.


  • 1 Øster Hurup Camping, Kystvejen 70 (in the middle of Øster Hurup town), +45 98588051, . 4-star camping site with service installations for campers and caravans.
  • 2 Kattegat Strand Camping, Dokkedalvej 100 (directly at the beach in the northern outskirts of Øster Hurup), +45 98588032, . 5-star camping site with service installations for campers and caravans.
  • 3 Øster Hurup Feriecenter (Øster Hurup Holiday Center), Havblik 4, +45 40447913, . Holiday Center offering accommodation in holiday homes and cabins situated few meters from the beach. Guests have access to a wide range of facilities, e.g. a small indoor waterpark.


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