North Jutland’s main city, AALBORG has undergone a renaissance in recent years. Long renowned for its raucous nightlife and nearby Viking burial ground, this city with nigh-on 200,000 within its metropolitan area has redeveloped its waterfront with hugely impressive results to showcase its industrial heritage, while not detracting from its substantial medieval core. It’s also the main transport terminus for the region, and makes an exciting stopover on the way north to Skagen.

 

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