Family fun in Hjørring and the surrounding area

Hjørring and Sindal offer lots of city life, shopping and culture. In Hjørring you can visit e.g. Vendsyssel Historical Museum or Vendsyssel Museum of art.

Hjørring is the old culture capital city which welcome its guests with shopping, café life, museums, theatres and lots of experiences e.g. Stygge Krumpen days, revue and Royal Show (presentation of animals and agriculture machines)

Art & Culture

In the center of Hjørring you find historical pearls like the three Middle Age Churches, Vendsyssel Historical Museum and workshops. Artistic experiences are waiting on Vendsyssel Museum of Art and on streets and squares i.a. P. Nørkjærs Plads where Bjørn Nørgaard, professor gives his own sculptural guess of the Norse mythology. The cultural experiences are waiting in line just to enrich your holiday in Hjørring. No matter if you like revue, theatre, films, concerts, galleries or workshops you can find it in Hjørring.


With over 175 special shops and a wide selection of supermarkets you can always make a good deal. You can shop in the pedestrian streets with lots of special shops, you can explore METROPOL ShoppingCenter or you can visit Bispetorvet with i.a. Føtex, Toys`R`Us, Harald Nyborg and Elgiganten. In East part of the city you find several home stores. 

Active holiday for the whole family

In Hjørring and the surroundings you have the opportunity to spend an active and exciting holiday with your friends or family.  The city offers go-kart, bowling, golf, mini golf, play centre, indoor swimming pool and fishing.

Natural areas

Hjørring is a very green city with beautiful parks and green areas. Christiansgave and Svanelunden invites you to relaxation and play. The park Sct. Knuds Kilde contains a open air stage with summer play. In the northern edge you find Hjørring Bjerge (hills) which is a 90 hectare nature area. Sindal is placed in “Soldal” ( Sun Walley) right where Uggerby å ( Stream ) turns north towards its expiry to Skagerrak. The stream offers both trout fishing and canoe sailing. Tolne wood is a popular excursion spot and on the Museum of Landscape in Mosbjerg you can try life in the countryside like it was 100 years ago. 

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Krumme – the children’s best friend

If someone thinks that the children`s best friend is Santa Claus you should ask the children in Hjørring. Their best friends name is Krumme.  Krummes smart train is every Saturday a feature in the townscape. The train drives up and down the pedestrian street with lot of children on board. The train stops in Springvandspladsen and the ride is FREE.  In front sits Krumme, the locomotive driver, in his good-looking red coat, a red top hat and white pants. As the only train in Denmark its passangers gets presents while they are on board. You all get a wine gum teddy and a ticket. 

Krummes tog

The entire area offers plenty of activities. Dressed in swimwear, at high speed, jumping up and down, swinging a golf club or holding a paddle in your hand? Regardless of your favourite activity, you can always find an enjoyable activity for the entire family.