The Bangsbo fortress
Frederikshavn is after many years of industrial decline started to become a town of development again. One of the city’s landmarks is the Bangsbo fortress which tells a great story and has an amazing view, where you can see Læsø, Skagen and Sæby on a cloud free day.
Bangsbo Manor and the botanic garden
The beautiful Bangsbo area is an experience for the whole family. Enjoy the wonderful nature, the historical buildings, the peace and quiet, the culture, great viewpoints, running trails, nature playground, botanic and the animal life.
Fiskerklyngen is the name of the oldest part of Frederikshavn. The buildings originate all the way back to 1568 and were timbered houses. Most of the houses in Fiskerklyngen are from 1800-1900. The houses are typically yellow limed houses which was typical for Northern Jutland back then.
Frederikshavn church was inaugurated in 1892. It is a cruciform church created in the style of Romanesque architecture. With the equally long crossarms, the church is completely symmetrical. The main tower is 56,5 meters tall and is surrounded by 4 smaller towers. Inside the church you will see the big arches and four solid columns. The church has 1160 seats.
The Powder Tower
The power tower, is Frederikshavn’s landmark and was build back in 1690, it was the central part of an old fortress called Fladstrand, which was built in 1653. The addition of the Powder Tower happened after the Scanian War in 1676-1679. The tower was originally placed 270 meters further east, but around 1970 they decided to move it because the harbour was getting extended. The 4.500-ton tower was moved in one piece and has been standing at its current location since 1975.
Pikkerbakken is the highest point of Frederikshavn (71 meters above sealevel). It has an observation platform in the shape of Skagens gren, the northernmost point of Jutland. The platform gives a view of the town and if it is a cloud free day you might be able to see Skagen, Sæby and Læsø from Pikkerbakken.
Palm Beach Frederikshavn started as an idea from two commune workers. They wanted to add something new to the city, and they decided to create Frederikshavn’s own Caribbean adventure. In 2004 they added the first palms to the beach and since then they have added new palms every year. The beach is known all over Denmark and Scandinavia.
Frederikshavn harbour Frederikshavn harbour is now one of the most important industrial harbours in Denmark. The harbour is one of the tenth biggest harbours in Denmark and has a ferry harbour, transportation harbour and different kinds of service industry. It’s a modern industrial harbour with a central placing, good facilities and a service setup. The harbour is an ambitious investment plan and a clear strategy on being able to provide the best facilities and maritime service of the highest calibre