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Læsø

Læsø offers outstanding nature, great food, and spectacular experiences for every age group. Find your adventure at Læsø.

You will never regret your Læsø adventure! With the island's breathtaking nature that soothes the soul, the high gastronomic level, and the wide range of choices in regards to art and culture, Læsø has got it all. It is the largest island in Kattegat and flat as a pancake - it holds numerous treasures, edible gifts from the ocean, forest, and fields. The island is a safe oasis with biking trails, a minimum of traffic, and plenty of fun for everyone. If you are a first-timer be ready to explore, let your senses, and the new experiences lead you on the way.

Læsø is well-known for its quietness and relaxed mentality. Travel the island on a bicycle, on foot, or by car.

Go for a walk along the island's coastline and enjoy the beautiful sea which also provides delicious local specialties for both locals and tourists. Apart from the sea, you will find forests, and fields which are supplying tasty ingredients as well. Visit the local eatery Læsø Spisehus which is on the list of the best restaurants in North Jutland.

Travel to Læsø

If you want to visit Læsø, there are three ways; you can take the Læsø ferry from Frederikshavn (which takes 90 minutes), fly from Roskilde, or join one of the many sailors that sail to Læsø's two cozy harbors, Vesterø and Østerby. At the harbor, thousands of visitors from Denmark, Sweden, Norway, and Germany arrive every year.

Explore Læsø

On Læsø your holiday dream will come true as there are plenty of experiences both for children and for adults. Do you like animals? Then take a look at one of the many riding centers on Læsø where you can explore the island on the back of a horse. If you are more into speed and adrenalin? Then try some of the bicycle routes or pay a visit to Læsøs dune plantation which offers plenty of fun for mountain bikers. You can also find internationally known golf courses with a spectacular view of the sea, as well as scenic trails for you to enjoy on a walk.

Læsø Experiences

Læsø has a rich local history, best visualized by the unique houses with seaweed roof, the Museum Mansion, and Hedvig's house. If you are interested in history, Læsø Salt Syderi tells the story of the importance of the salt for the island – a relive of the largest industry of the Medieval Ages. This is now the working place for about 20 people, who seethe salt every day and tell the story of what they mention as Denmark's most beautiful workplace on the edge of "Rønnerne" - an area of 2650 hectare of march. Another trademark of Læsø is Læsø Kur: a rebuilt church near the beach, which welcomes you for relaxation and wellness with salty baths.

Events on Læsø

Læsø is the perfect setting for a holiday filled with activities and great memories. The hospitality is especially noticeable at the many festivals, which take place during the summer and attract both guests and locals. For example, you can experience the Seaweed Homes Day, the Day of the Ocean, the Dock Fest, the Harbor Party, the Entrepreneur Gathering, the Art Festival, Kite Camp, the Festival of Literature and the Festival of the Norwegian Lobster.

And, as you might have noticed, many of the festivals revolve around gastronomy, with the most famous of them being the Festival of the Norwegian Lobster, which takes place on the first Saturday of August and attracts thousands of visitors, seeking to experience the best of Danish gastronomy and asses the skills of the chefs, when they use the unique ingredients of Læsø.

See all cozy events and festivals on Læsø

 

Accommodation

On Læsø there are plenty of accommodation options whether you need a hotel, holiday home or a camping site. You can also spend the night at a private home to get a unique insight into the local population. Find accommodations on Læsø and decide where you want to sleep on the beautiful island.

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Attractions on the East Coast of North Jutland
Elg i Lille Vildmose med solnedgangen i baggrunden
The Northeast Coast of North Jutland
Skagen Det Grå Fyr
Nature areas
Udsigt over Bulbjerg
Beautiful views in North Jutland
Pikkerbakken