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Experiences for children in North Jutland 2022

There are a wealth of experiences in North Jutland for both young and old. We list here some of the best experiences for the family with children. 

In this guide you will find a lot of tips and recommendations for experiences that are particularly interesting when the family is to experience North Jutland. 

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Europe's Best Amusement Park 2021

Try Denmark's Largest Roller Coaster

Fårup Sommerland is impossible to avoid when we talk about experiences in North Jutland. The amusement park has been voted Europe's Best Amusement Park 2021 and in 2022 has closed Fønix, Denmark's Largest Roller Coaster.

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Main attraction for children

Visit Aalborg Zoo

Aalborg Zoo is one of Denmark's most visited attractions, and the suburban zoo is a true classic and a big hit with families with children, which we can not miss.

Northern Europe's largest aquarium 

Explore the North Sea Oceanarium

The North Sea Oceanarium in Hirtshals takes both children and adults under the surface of the sea and gives you some unique experiences. Here you will also find a huge outdoor area with a large playground etc. - so it is also obvious to visit on the hot summer days.

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Child-friendly museums

Explore the North Jutland Coastal Museum

North Jutland Coastal Museum is a museum, which is divided into four different exciting locations in North Jutland. You can explore the four museums with one ticket - and dive into the history that has unfolded on the shores of North Jutland. 

See our guide to the four museums - so you can get an overview of the many experiences that await you. 

Large experience center in Aalborg

Visit Springeren

Springeren in Aalborg is an experience center of 15,000 square meters packed with experiences. Here you can go down in a submarine, sail in a sailing simulator, visit Aalborg Mini City and dive into several exhibitions with history.

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Denmark's largest land protection

Lille Vildmose

With 7,600 hectares of protected nature, Lille Vildmose is some of the wildest nature we have in Denmark. Start at Lille Vildmosecentret and embark on some completely unique experiences, regardless of whether you are away with or without children.

Troll hunting 

Find Arrow Millennium

You probably know the now quite famous trolls from Thomas Dambo - but did you know that there is a troll hiding on Egholm in the Limfjord outside Aalborg. Go exploring on the small North Jutland island, and see if you can find Pil Tusindtunge. 

We have made a guide to how you can find the troll who lives in the middle of the Limfjord. 

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Take to the playground

There are a multitude of playgrounds scattered throughout the North Jutland landscape.

We have made a map overview of many of them so you can easily find a playground nearby.

Do you know a good playground that is not already on the map? Then we would love to hear from you.

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Visit Ask from Askhøj

In scenic Thy hides another of Thomas Dambo's trolls. There is a lookout tower, fireplace and table and bench set nearby, so you can have a really nice trip out of the visit at Ask.

The capital of North Jutland 

Take a walk past Aalborg

The North Jutland capital Aalborg offers all kinds of experiences - everything from great musical experiences to local attractions such as Aalborg Tower. There are experiences for both young and old, so take the family under your arm and explore Aalborg, which is popularly called the Paris of the North. 

We have made a comprehensive guide to experiences, restaurants and accommodation in the North Jutland capital 

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Take a walk in Rold Skov

Explore Denmark's largest forest, and experience the unspoilt nature in Troldeskoven and Urskoven. It is also possible to lace up your hiking boots and explore the heather-clad Rebild Hills with a fantastic view of Gravlev Ådal. 

We have compiled a guide of the area. 

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Child-friendly beaches and bathing spots

We have made a map of child-friendly beaches in North Jutland, so you can easily find the bathing places where the beach is wide and the water shallow.

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Take a walk in Rold Skov

Explore Denmark's largest forest, and experience the unspoilt nature in Troldeskoven and Urskoven. It is also possible to lace up your hiking boots and explore the heather-clad Rebild Hills with a fantastic view of Gravlev Ådal. 

We have compiled a guide of the area. 

A monastery from the Middle Ages

Børglum Monastery

Not far from Løkken you can find Børglum Kloster, which can be dated all the way back to the Middle Ages. The buildings are steeped in history, despite several restorations over time. You can visit the monastery and get an insight into its many years of history, see Børglum Kloster Church, or visit the museum where there are more than 15 exhibitions regarding art, history and culture. 

At Christmas, a popular Christmas market is also held at Børglum Kloster, which is worth a visit!

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