Travel Blogs from Frederikshavn
We had an early morning as although the ferry didn't arrive until 9am we were woken at 6am and told we had to be out if the cabin by 7am. Lovely start to the day. Once in Hirtshals it was simple to book a ferry to Kritiansand in Norway and we were back on a ferry by 12:15 though this one was a shorter trip with much better entertainment on board. It was a lovely sunny day so spend most of the trip on the deck enjoying the ...
Time to leave the Island but first another great experience. Lili Jepsen from the Local History Museum had agreed to meet us at breakfast. She is the lady who put us in touch with our Danish cousin Kurt who lives on the mainland. Lili had spent the weekend in Sweden but made the effort to meet us, and drive us to the ferry. She is a lovely lady and we were delighted to have the opportunity to thank her in person for all she and the local historian have done for ...
... Danish but we were given a pamphlet in English describing the farm house and we watched a film, in Danish, that showed how they make seaweed (actually eelgrass) roofs. These are substantial and, if cared for, can last hundreds of years.
Ruth had booked dinner at the hotel for both Friday and Saturday nights and we had a delightful gourmet meal before walking the few metres to our room. As the menu was in Danish we are not sure what we ate but enjoyed ...
... This 90 minute ride was also totally smooth. The ferry berths at Vestero Havn (Western harbour) from where we walked to our hotel, the Strangaarden Badehotel. We were delighted to find that our room was ready and we were able to settle ...
... comfortable than the one at the Astoria in Oslo! We took advantage of the Happy Hour, and inspected the shop before retiring relatively early, so missing out on the spa, the casino and the rest of the evening's entertainment. We did hear a Norwegian bloke singing in the style of Kenny Rogers, though not quite in the same ...
Other places to stay in Frederikshavn
Tordenskjoldsgade 14, Frederikshavn | 3 star hotelfrom $193
Havnepladsen 1 , Frederikshavn | 3 star hotelfrom $148
Tordenskjoldsgade 3, Frederikshavn | 4 star hotelfrom $130
TordenskjoldsGade 15B, Frederikshavn | 3 star hotelfrom $109
SonderGade 248, Frederikshavn | 3 star hotelfrom $145
JernbaneGade 7, Frederikshavn | 3 star hotelfrom $179
Danmakrsgade 40, Frederikshavn | Hotelfrom $77