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Møn

Møn is an island in south-eastern Denmark. It is connected to Jutland with a bridge. Møn is known for its natural beauty, good beaches, fresco-decorated churches, Stone Age and Bronze Age passage graves and monuments, chateau Liselund, and Møns Klint ("The White Cliffs of Møn"), the island's most popular attraction. The main town of Mon is Stege and this town was established in the middle of the 13th century.

Website: www.visitmoen.dk

Tåsinge

Tåsinge is a Danish island south of Funen and is famous for its castle, Valdemars Slot, which was also the setting for the death of Elvira Madigan and Sixten Sparre. Although it was constructed by Christian IV in 1643, it became the property of Niels Juel, the hero of the navy, in 1678, and was redesigned as a baroque-style building. It is open to the public, but the castle is also used as a concert venue, a gallery and place for weddings. The castle has an excellent restaurant in the basement which also features a yacht museum and a tea house. Check website for opening times.

Admission fee: 110kr

Address: Slotsallen 100,

Tel: + 47 62 22 61 06

Email: slot@valdemarsslot.dk

Website: www.valdemarsslot.dk

Ærø

Ærø is one of the Danish Baltic Sea islands, and is located in the south of Denmark. It takes approximately 1hour from Funen and Langeland by ferry to reach the island. Ærø is very idyllic and has a belt of picturesque islands around it. The main town is called Aroskobing and has a townscape that is remained untouched since the 17th century.

Website: www.arre.dk

Langeland

Langeland is an island located between the Great Belt and Bay of Kiel. It is a great holiday spot that offers many excellent beaches and beautiful landscapes. The cultural side of Langeland is best known for its family friendly festival which has grown to become Denmark's greatest garden party. Langeland is optimal for tourists that enjoy fishing and marine sports. It takes approximately 1 ½ h from Zealand, 45 min from Lolland, and 1 h from Ærø by ferry.

Website: www.langeland.dk

Falster

Denmark’s most southern island is Falster which is connected to Zealand in the north by two bridges – the Farø Bridges. The two bridges are part of Euroroute E47 from Copenhagen (and Helsingborg, Sweden) to Lübeck (Hamburg and the south of Europe) The Farø bridges join on the small island of Farø, and from there a further bridge gives access to the eastern neighbouring island of Møn. The principal town is Nykøbing Falster which has many sightseeing spots that portray its history and culture.

Faroe Islands

The Faroe Islands or simply Faroes are a group of islands situated in the heart of the Gulf Stream in the North Atlantic. The Faroes have close traditional ties to Iceland and Greenland, but they are a part of the Danish delegation. The Faroes are known for its greenery and untouched nature and for years tourists have been astonished by the unique scenery. Hiking and sailing are very popular adventures to do in the summer time, while enjoying the beautiful landscape. Atlantic Airways flies daily from Copenhagen to the Atlantic Airport.

Website: www.tourist.fo

Lolland

Lolland is the fourth largest island of Denmark, located in the Baltic Sea, it is part of the county Storstrøm. You can visit the island by car from Copenhagen via Falster. Its main city, Nysted, is a quiet town that opens onto the seashore. One of the key attractions on the island is the popular Kunuthenborg Safari Park.

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