Make a holiday home in West Coast your home away from home
Separated from the mainland by a fjord the island of North Jutland is Denmark’s northernmost tip. Thanks to this unique location it enjoys longer hours in the sun than any other part of the country. This, coupled with its stretches of pretty white beach makes it the ideal getaway for sun-starved holidaymakers. For a peaceful retreat amidst the vast natural beauty here, visitors need to book holiday homes in West Coast. From their apartments, villas and houses here they will be close to the sand dunes and white cliffs of the North Sea coastline, reminders of the glacial activity that led to their formation. However, holidaymakers will also be surrounded by dense greenery and spacious compounds, ensuring uninterrupted respite. These West Coast holiday rentals are tastefully furnished and come with a number of entertainment features including cable/satellite TV.
Things to do
-Wildlife: Those on holiday with their little ones can treat them to a real life biology lesson with a trip to the Aalborg Zoo. Lions, giraffes, baboons and many more of the beasts one will encounter on an African safari can be found there. Visitors can get close and take pictures while supporting an international initiative that seeks to protect endangered species.
-Flora: There is immeasurable beauty in North Jutland and during their stay in West Coast holiday homes, tourists will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the dune heaths and plantations in the Thy National Park. This park is actually the first on Danish soil and is home to a host of water bird species. They can also treat themselves to a horseback tour of the Laeso Island or be treated like royalty with a ride in a horse drawn carriage.
-Vikings: Denmark is the home of the legendary warmongers from the North and in Aalborg holidaymakers will find sites containing evidence of their early life. Tourists based in West Coast holiday homes can make their way across the island to the Lindholm Høje burial site and museum. Here they will see centuries-old artefacts that give a clear picture of how these fearsome warriors lived when they were not out at sea.
-Nightlife: When the daylight peters out , there are a number of are many interesting things to keep tourists occupied in this part of Jutland. Whether they’re looking for a place to let their hair down and dance or somewhere to sip a beer over quiet conversation, holidaymakers will find it in the ‘Paris of the North’. The Jomfru Ane Gade Street is Denmark’s longest street and is home to a profusion of bars, restaurants and clubs.
-Gastronomy: Before they leave Aalborg and return to their West Coast holiday homes, visitors will want to have a bite in one of the city’s fabulous restaurants. At Mortens Kro, one of Aalborg’s more notable eateries, visitors will get to sample the best in Danish cuisine in a chic, intimate ambiance.
Weather in West Coast
The weather in North Jutland is some of the best and warmest you’ll get in all Denmark. In summer, when most holidaymakers arrive at their West Coast holiday homes, temperatures average between 20 and 22°C. However, July and August are also the rainiest months on this part of the Jutland peninsula with precipitation levels averaging at just about 50mm, which is comparatively little. For the most part winter temperatures remain above freezing. January averages are recorded at 4°C.
Travel to West Coast
The Aalborg Airport is the main international gateway to this part of Jutland. Visitors can take advantage of the over 20 routes available to this facility from different parts of Europe such as London (Gatwick) and Amsterdam. Those keen on a long holiday drive can use the European Route E45 which runs from Finland to Italy as it also passes through Aalborg.