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Limfjorden runs east-west, in the western part being the border of North Jutland, in eastern part running through the region.

North Jutland is in Denmark.


North Jutland is an administrative region consisting of the landscapes of North Jutlandic Island with Thy, Han Herred and Vendsyssel, as well as the northeastern part of mainland Jutland. In terms of municipalities, the region consists of Brønderslev, Frederikshavn, Hjørring, Jammerbugt, Læsø, Mariagerfjord, Morsø, Rebild, Thisted, Vesthimmerlands and Aalborg.


  • Aalborg — inland harbour on the Limfjorden, a waterway connecting Kattegat Sea (east) and North Sea (Vesterhavet')
  • Blokhus — one of Denmark's most popular beaches
  • Dronninglund — town in Vendsyssel
  • Fjerritslev — small village in the central of Han Herred, the land between the North Sea and Limfjorden, building a bridge between Thy and Vendsyssel
  • Frederikshavn — coastal town on Kattegat Sea. Ferry to Læsø Island.
  • Hanstholm
  • Hirtshals — important ferry harbour with services to Norway.
  • Hjallerup
  • Hjørring — inland town in Vendsyssel area
  • Hobro — the west
  • Hadsund — the east
  • Løkken
  • Skagen — Jutlands picturesque northern peninsular
  • Sæby — coastal town on Kattegat Sea
  • Thisted — town located at the western end of Limfjorden

Other destinations

  • Læsø — remote and unique off the beaten path island half way to Sweden
  • Thy National Park — the first national part to be established in Denmark



Get in

By ferry

There are ferries from Sweden and Norway to Hirtshals and Frederikshavn in North Jutland.

By plane

There are planes from Copenhagen, Oslo, London, Málaga, Tórshavn and Reykjavik to Aalborg Airport.

By train

There are trains from Copenhagen, Aarhus, Randers, Odense, Esbjerg and other cities to Northern Jutland.

By car

By bus

From Copenhagen or Aarhus: Take the 888 bus to Aalborg, and from there take another bus to your destination

Get around


•Børglum Kloster



  • Skawbo rødspætte (plaice with craneberries served with berry porridge of cranberries, lingonberry or gooseberry.
  • Rulleål (filleted eel rolled around onion and parsley, and cooked in salty water)
  • Krystekål


  • Jomfru Ane Gade: A bar street in Aalborg.

Stay safe

Go next

Routes through North Jutland
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