Christiansø's passenger ferry in Allinge harbor
Many Bornholm tourism sites are in Danish or German. If you visit Bornholm, don't give too much thought to language
problems. Most Danes speak some English, at least in places like tourist offices, hotels,
banks, and ferry terminals.
Plan your visit with the island's official tourism site.
Sorry, no English spoken here--but the photo pages are worth your time,
and you may be able to figure out much of the rest even if you don't speak Danish or
From Gudhjem or Allinge, catch the boat to Christiansø and neighboring
Frederiksø for an excursion into 17th Century Danish history.
You don't have to be young to enjoy this family-oriented theme park in a garden setting,
but you'll enjoy it even more if you've brought a child or two. In Danish and
Fun for the whole family in mid-July, with food, drink, and activities supplied by more
than 500 local volunteers.
Bornholm's car and passenger ferries are clean, comfortable, and efficient, with
frequent connections between Rønne (the largest town on Bornholm) and
Copenhagen/Køge, Denmark and Ystad, Sweden.
The listings here are in German or Danish, but the photos and prices don't
Kennet Hansen will rent you this beach house at the Dueodde Ferieby, a family-oriented
vacation village. He also provides sightseeing advice and photos.
Odds and ends
Of the two flags shown, the top one is the flag most commonly seen in Bornholm. (And the
green is usually a darker green than the color you'll see on your monitor.)
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