A day at Råbjerg Mile is almost like going on a desert hike. Råbjerg Mile is a migrating coastal dune which moves about 15 metres annually. From the top of Råbjerg Mile you have a fantastic view over the Top of Denmark, with Skagen on the horizon. Råbjerg Mile is about 1 square kilometre big and has migrated 1500 metres eastwards the last 110 years. Here you also find small carnivorous sundew plants.
One of the major attractions at the Top of Denmark is the migrating dune Råbjerg Mile. A day walking the sand of this mini desert is truly reviving for both body and soul.
Råbjerg Mile is the largest migrating dune in Northern Europe. It is about 1 square kilometre big and moves 15 metres annually – during the last 110 years it has migrated 1500 metres to the east. The place is also home to small carnivorous sundew plants.
One of the main attractions at the Top of Denmark is undoubtedly Råbjerg Mile. Hiking on this migrating dune is truly a treat for both body and soul. Come here early in the morning in low season, and you can almost hear how the sand absorbs all sounds - the stillness is amazing. On windy days you can hear the sand whistling on its way over the dune.
From Råbjerg Mile you have a fantastic view over the Top of Denmark, with Skagen town on the horizon.
Råbjerg Mile emerged at the west coast, facing the North Sea, about 300 years ago. Since then, the wind has moved the dune eastwards across the Top of Denmark at a speed of 15-20 metres per year.