Djursland is an eastern peninsula in the Kattegat, with an area of ​​approximately 1419 km² and about 80,000 inhabitants. Administratively, Djursland is divided into Norddjurs and Syddjurs Kommuner. In the region of Djursland, there are many possibilities for exciting and entertaining activities during your holiday in Denmark villas.The large peninsula in the east of Jutland offers some of the most beautiful beaches in the country, where you can rent numerous holiday homes directly by the sea. With the opportunity to rent homes with pools or pet-friendly equipment, you can expect to have a great time. So go to Djursland – one of the most popular holiday destinations in Denmark.

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Enjoy a varied landscape in Denmark’s Djursland

Djursland's diverse landscape can be owed to complex ice cap and water movements that developed during the last three ice ages, resulting in very varied surroundings, form Djursland's Bakkelandskap to gorgeous fields and woodland. Among the striking landscape features are the pronounced hills of Mols Bjerge in the south, the verdant drained lake Kolindsund, and the flat lands between Molslandet and Kolindsund. You can also visit from nearby Aarhus, or even rent Denmark accommodation in Zealand near Copenhagen and take the ferry accross to enjoy the charms of both countryside and city.

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Beaches for sports and relaxation

The east coast is well known among snorkelling, diving and hunting lovers. At the Karlby and Sangstrup cliffs, you can enjoy the 12-metre-high stretch of limestone cliffs. You can also visit the south of Grenaa, a popular beach in which there is a deposited estuary of Kolindsund to the sea. The southern coast of Djursland is characterised by romantic coves with sandy and pebble beaches, as well as changing depths beyond the beach. The coast is also a wonderful place to discover the joys of Danish cuisine - settle down to a large piece of smoked, pickled or fried fish served with fresh salad and hearty rye bread after a day on the beach.

Flora and Fauna

Øjesø in Skramsø Plantage Djursland has three major forest areas: Emmedsbo Forest in the northeast, Løvenholm Forest in the central part, and Skramsø Plantage in the south. Rent Danish holiday homes in Djursland and find these three forests are each 50 square kilometres. Hunting wildlife in Djursland includes four different types of deer species, hares, foxes and pheasants.


Grenaa is a market town and harbour town in the middle of the east coast towards the Kattegat. The city is Djursland's largest, with 14,454 inhabitants. Grenaa has ferry connections to Varberg in Sweden and to the Kattegat Island, Anholt. The city in recent years has expanded its industrial port to the north. The Grenaa Strand is very important for the city tourism, where you can enjoy many holiday cottages in Denmark. In Grenaa, you can also enjoy man shopping centres with great finds.


At Ebeltoft Vig in southeastern Djursland, tourism is the most important source of income. There are more than 8,000 holiday homes in the Ebeltoft area with many rental houses available. Tourism is based on Ebeltoft city's historic centre, full of half-timbered houses and a hilly coast with bays, coves and beaches. Our Danish holiday homes located in Ebeltoft are ideally located to explore the Mols Bjerge National Park, where you will find a fantastic array of lush landscapes to enjoy year-round.

Djurs Sommerland

Djurs Sommerland is a fatastic recommendation for days out with the kids and even things to do in Denmark in general. Watch excited young minds boggle at the different worlds created within this theme park and hearts race on adrenaline inducing rollercoasters and other rides. With Vikingland, Pirateland and even Mexico and Africaland all within the walls of Djurs Sommerland, there will be something to intrigue each memeber of your family.

Service – Why NOVASOL?

Are you looking for an accommodation in Djursland for your holiday self-catering in Denmark? On our NOVASOL website, you can be well on your way to your beautiful holiday. Whether you’re looking for a holiday home in Djursland with a large pool or want a cosy apartment for couples, you will find accommodation according to your taste! There is something for every budget and need. If you have questions about your holiday home in Denmark, our friendly staff at the NOVASOL service office in Ebeltoft will gladly help you.