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Anholt is a small Danish island in Kattegat, east of Jutland. The island has 145 permanent inhabitants, and receive many thousands of visitors for summer.


Map of Anholt

Anholt is one of Denmark's most isolated islands, half-way between Sweden and Jutland.

Get in[edit]

Ferry from Grenaa.

Get around[edit]


  • 1 Ørkenen på Anholt (desert of Anholt). Lichen heath, desert-like area. Ørkenen (Q23743427) on Wikidata


Go to the beach. Sandy beaches without end, all around. The beaches on Anholt are outstanding in their quality. Shallow, warm, clean waters in the summer and always a free spot.

Kitesurfing. The waters around Anholt are perfect for kitesurfing, and every year in week 30, a Kitesurfing Moot Event takes place.

Music. Every year in the summer, small music festivals are arranged on Anholt. "Anholt Festival" and "Langt Ude på Anholt" are the most well-organised events, but musical event are also happening around the habourside.

Stay informed on the latest happenings on Anholt at the local Pakhuset community center.





There are a number of bed and breakfast and holiday home rentals on the island


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