Mariager is one of the smallest boroughs in Denmark. Population is about 2000. It is a charming old town dated from about 1400. It was granted borough charter in 1592. The town has attractive old half-timbered houses, cobbled streets, street lamps and roses.
A pleasant location with a harbour on the lovely Mariager Fjord.
Well situated harbour, voluntary harbour dues. Mariager Camping. Pharmacy. Two good hotels and restaurants. Scenic lay-byes around the town. Fast-food stands, public conveniences, dentists, police, emergency dental treatment, hairdressers, baker, bank, post office.
NIGHT LIFE: Pubs and wine bars: "A Porta", "Cafe Postkassen".
BUILDINGS: The abbey church, the old town hall, the old merchant's house, the museum, Postgaarden, the town square, Mariager-Handest Railway Line, Danmarks Saltcenter
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Mariager is a picturesque old town with an environment rarely seen in Denmark. There are no parking restrictions. Life proceeds at a leisurely pace. Busses, agricultural machinery and ordinary traffic driving in the quaint old streets. This is no artificial village. Old buildings have been preserved in their original style and are still in use.