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Stunning, Picturesque and Highly Addictive

Skagen is uniquely situated, right on top of Denmark, where two seas meet. Skagen, a 600 year old market town, is truly a one-of-a-kind experience. The breathtaking scenery and light inspire artists, poets and musicians, and the Skagen area is designated by the World Wide Fund for Nature as a rare, authentic natural beauty spot, attracting visitors from all over the world. Experience the art by world famed Skagen painters Ancher, Krøyer and more at Skagens Museum. Enjoy winding alleys in the atmospheric old quarters, the vibrating atmosphere at the marina with enchanting open-air fish restaurants serving freshly caught seafood. Browse the exclusive boutiques and galleries, soak up the fresh air and the special Skagen light on one of the many sandy beaches surrounding Skagen.

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Useful information



Distance from pier to city center

1.6 km - 1600 yards

Transportation to/from airport

Taxi. Aalborg Airport is situated approximately 100 km from Skagen.


Danish Kroner DKK

Transport to/from city center

Shuttle bus

City Card

Not available map

Port information

Located at the top of Denmark - Port of Skagen is Denmark's northernmost cruise port. The port is situated on the south coast and close to the town centre. The distance from the cruise quays to the central part of the town and the pedestrian precinct is only 1600 yards. Port of Skagedn offers two cruise quays. One of 500 m giving an LOA of 400 m and a water depth of 11 m. and one of 190m giving an LOA of 210m and water depth of 9m. Port entrance of 250m+ Welcome facilities at both quays holding information and guidance, guest and crew lounge, restrooms, showroom, souvenir shop and free WIFI, Bike rental and taxis are available at both quays.

Berthing policy: First come, first served.

Cruise Pier no. 10

Max LOA: 220 m Max depth: 9 m Type of berth (passenger, cargo, bulk traffic): Mixed use facility Fenders available (brand and type): Rubber tires pls. see photo attached Bollard strength: 50T Learn more
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Krydstogtkajen/Cruise Pier no. 9

Max LOA: 400mMax depth: 11mType of berth (passenger, cargo, bulk traffic): Mixed use facilityFenders available (brand and type): Yes - cone fenders with fender shield 2.5x2.5mBollard strength: 125t Learn more

Port Reception Facilities

Direct shore connections available: 4Number and maximum flow rate: 200 cbm / hourDirect downstream to municipal facilities: Yes via 800 cbm buffer tankMARPOL standard connections fitted: YesBarges available: N/A Learn more

Direct shore connections available: YesNumber and maximum flow rate: 200 cbm / hourDirect downstream to municipal facilities: Yes - via 800 cbm buffer tankMARPOL standard connections fitted: YesBarges available: N/A Learn more

Port Fees

Harbour dues (Currency/GT)

2,75 DKK/GT ISPS fee: 0,21 DKK/GT

Passenger dues (Currency/PAX)

2,00 DKK/PAX

Services available for guests

Always available
Available in some cases
Download PDF with overview of services available at all Cruise Baltic destinations.
Personal welcome

All cruise guests disembarking are greeted by our welcome crew and handed free city maps. On the first calls the cruise ships are sent off with musical accompaniment at the quay.

Musical welcome

Only at first calls.

Shopping & Attractions
Shops open on Sundays
Shops offer flexible opening hours for cruise guests
Museums offer flexible opening hours for cruise guests
Shops accept credit card payment with no lower limit
Destination has special offers for crew

FREE WIFI and Crew lounge.

Free city maps

Free city maps are handed out to all guests disembarking.

Independent guest reception and help
Mailbox available
Signed route from pier to city centre and/or public transport
Tourist information (office or maps) in port area

Tourist information and free maps at pier.

Money exchange in port area

Money exchange in the tourist information at the pier.

Free Wi-Fi in port
Destination collaboration
Local cruise network

Established in 1999.

Authorized guides
Education of tourism partners on the cruise guest
Possiblity for special arrangements and flexibility
Destination video available for Cruise Lines
Free shuttle available

The port offers one free shuttle bus per call.

Publicly regulated taxis
Bike rental including map or GPS
Turnaround facilities
Airport less than one hour drive from port
Airport less than one hour drive from city centre
Free Wi-Fi in airport

Selected attractions


The Baltic Sea and the North Sea converge. Unique nature phenomenon.

Skagens Museum

2000 astounding works of art by the world famous Skagen Artists (1871- 1935).

Michael & Anna Ancher’s House

Authentic home of the artist couple Ancher.

The Buried Church

The sand drift claimed and covered the church in 1795. Only the tower is still visible.

Råbjerg Mile

The largest migrating sand dune in Northern Europe. Contains 4 mill. m3 of sand. A small desert still on the move.

Exciting extras

The Bustling Marina

Open-air fish restaurants serving freshly caught seafood.

Brøndums Hotel

A historic hotel from 1840 with an exquisite cuisine.

Gammel (Old) Skagen

Atmospheric, picturesque, tranquil and exclusive.

Skagen Church

Enjoy a moment of peace and quiet inside this beautiful church dating back to 1841.

The Grey Lighthouse

Climb the 221 steps to the Grey Lighthouse and enjoy the most amazing view over Skagen and Grenen.


1 Jul 2021
4 Jul 2021
Skagen Festival
Category: Music

Varied Shore Excurions


Skagen Highlights
Grenen, the very tip of Denmark, Skagens Museum - art museum founded by the Skagen Painters in 1908, Old Skagen on the west coast and The Buried Church.
Skagen by Bike
The marina area, the lighthouses, the Swedish Seamen’s Church, Skagen’s Museum of Local History, The Buried Church, Klitgaarden – former royal summer residence. Combine the ease of biking with sights.
Raabjerg Mile & Eagle World
Watch the world’s largest eagles and the peregrine falcons show off their skills. Mount the desert-like migrating dune, enjoy amazing photo opportunities.
Walking Skagen
Take a tour of the old picturesque quarters, the Church of Skagen, the Beacon Hill, Skagens Museum, and the cosy pedestrian area.

Port Developments

Expansion of the port

Scope of Project: The Port of Skagen expands, adding a new land area of 190,000 m2 and 1,050 m of new quay. Please read more here: Advantage for Cruise Lines: Improved navigational conditions in western port. Extension of the breakwater and narrowing of the port entrance will mean calmer waters in the cruise basins. Greater water depth at the cruise quay.Est. date of completion: During 2021


Cruise Skagen
Anne Sofie Rønne Jensen
Cruise Manager Direct +45 21 44 39 91
Havnevagtvej 30
9990 Skagen, Denmark
Port of Skagen
Willy B. Hansen
Managing Director