Grenå, also spelled Grenaa, is in East Jutland at the tip of the Djursland peninsula.

Grenå marina

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There's a twice-daily car ferry from Halmstad in Sweden.

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Grenå is the eastern terminus of Aarhus light rail network, with departures every 30 minutes during the day.

  • 1 Grenå railway station, Stationsplads 4.    

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Aarhus, about 50 km west, is on Jutland's main north-south highway, E45. From Sweden you can get in by the ferry mentioned above.

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The closest passenger airport is the one in Aarhus with both international and domestic flights.

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Map of Grenå

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Baunhøj Mølle
  • 1 The Kattegat Center (Kattegatcentret), Færgevej 4, +45 86 32 52 00. Public aquarium with over 250 species on display. Adults DKK 160, kids DKK 90.    
  • Dansk Motor- og Maskinsamling, Kristiansmindevej 14. The "Danish motor and machinery collection" is a museum of old machinery. The museum has about 450 exhibition pieces, most of which still function.
  • Baunhøj Mølle, Bavnehøjvej 31. A mill that is regarded as a symbol of Grenå. The current mill is a replica, as the original burned down in 2002. Located on a hill, there are good views from here.

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Beach near Grenå

Go to the beach. There are great sand beaches in Djursland and all beaches in Denmark are accessible to the public.

  • 1 Djurs Sommerland, Battrupholtvej 3,8581 Nimtofte (23 km west of Grenå on Hovedvejan/Route 16), +45 8639 8400, . Amusement park in East Jutland with a range of coasters, a water park, and Dinsaurland. 1 day 355 kr, 2 days 485 kr.

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Interesting towns and places close to Grenå, includes:

  • Ebeltoft, a quaint old harbour town that is popular with people in the summer. Nice medieval center and lots of good eateries.
  • Aarhus. Culture and educational hub, and unofficial capital of Jutland, about an hours drive from Grenå. Aarhus is the second largest city in Denmark, after Copenhagen, and the city brims with interesting experiences.
  • Anholt. Remote island between Jutland and Sweden. A ferry trip there takes about 3 hours each way, but superb sandy beaches for miles on end and a relaxed no-hurry holiday atmosphere awaits you.

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Go to Sweden from Grenå by ship:

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