Als – the beautiful island in South Jutland
Nature on Als
On Als you can find some of the most unspoiled nature scenery in Southern Jutland. No matter what time of the year you come, there is often a special light over the island, which got artists like Emil Nolde to live and paint on the island.
There are long stretches of coastline with nice beaches, good for swimming, fishing, kite surfing and other sport activities.
Take your bike, rent a horse, or use one of the many walking trails to explore the island. Stroll along the small, winding hiking trails and roads through the countryside with forest and cornfields. I will help you to find the special places you are looking for!
Here are some links to my favorite spots on the island Als.
Besides the fabulous nature on the island Als, the area around Sønderborg and Nordborg offers many other attractions. The island’s history and culture bears the mark of being a border region between Germany and Denmark and its changing borderlines throughout history. You will experience the dialect of the island “Alsisk”, the Southern Jutlandic food culture, and the people’s famous hospitality in many places.
Here I give you my top list of tourist spots to visit!
- UNIVERSE – Scientific adventure park on the north of the island founded by Danfoss
- HJORTESPRINGSBÅDEN – A reconstruction of an Iron Age boat, excavated on Als in the 1920s
- JOLLMANDS GÅRD – Splendid restored historic farmhouse
- MUNKEGAARDS TRAKTORMUSEUM – A collection of more than 200 historic tractors (that still run!) in the little village of Pøl in the north of the island.