First Hotel Europa
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
TripAdvisor Reviews First Hotel Europa Ålborg
Travel Blogs from Ålborg
... 8217;t over the novelty!) and prepared ourselves for a box. However, to our delight we found a space that we could berth alongside and as we were preparing ourselves, a uniformed chap on a ferry that was in for maintenance pointed out another slot, just under the windows of the shower block – how convenient was that! (no pun intended). It was a tightish squeeze, indeed boats within boxes on both sides of us would find it hard to ...
... interspersed with more modern structures but somehow the character of the buildings are preserved. We enjoyed our walk around the town but the draw of a couple of hours lounging about in the sun on the back of the boat proved too great so after a while and having completed, more or less the two walks, we headed back. There is a chandlery near the harbour and there I succeeded in purchasing 25 metres of cable plus the requisite connectors plus a spare ...
... non-existent water just outside it. As a consequence, sailing, whilst possible, is only an option if the wind was in the right direction which to be fair, it was but you need one other element and that’s wind speed, and we didn’t really have enough to enable us to make harbour in any reasonable time, so that we had to start the engine. We also needed it on as we waited for the bridge to open, not a long wait as it happened. So in this manner, ...
... but once you add Greenland & Ferra Islands (which are part of Denmark) it becomes one of the largest nations with the smallest population. Lots of windmills / wind turbines producing sustainable energy dot the landscape in a similar way to Germany. There are more motorways in Denmark and while the Nowegians love building tunnels the Danes love building bridges. They have even built a bridge to Sweden and apparently ...
... that the whole world can understand Danish and so make 90% of their information boards in their local language.
After a short drive we arrived in Aalborg and having learned from our parking in Skagen we found some free parking on the outskirts of the city center before riding into the city on our bikes. The city is very old with some buildings dating back to the 1700's. We spent a bit of time just drifting around and taking in the atmosphere before ...