On the west side of Fanø holiday homes, campsites and hotels are scattered across the beautiful dune landscape. The proximity to nature, the fresh air and the tranquility make a holiday on Fanø a very special experience.Fanø is the only island on Jutland's west coast with a ferry connection. The sailing trip from Esbjerg only takes 12 minutes and the 2 ferries Menja and Fenja departs every 20 minutes. Already on the ferry you get the first feeling that there is peace and quiet here.The vast majority of Fanø is pure nature, all of which are part of the Wadden Sea National Park. So even at the most crowded period in the summer, it is easy to find places where you can move completely undisturbed. Experience the rich bird and animal life with seals, deer and rabbits.The 2 historic maritime villages of Nordby and Sønderho exude atmosphere and nostalgia. This is also where you will find most of the island's shops, artisans, restaurants and cafes.If you are into sports and action, there is a beach area where you surf and ride beach cruisers.
The huge sandy beach and the nature is the big attraction on Fanø. Here is space for being active and for peace and contemplation.
The beautiful nature on Fanø is the setting for the outdoor experiences and activities. The beach is of course the starting point for many of the activities. Here you can swim, hike, cycle, play beach sports and look for amber.
On Fanø there is great variety in nature experiences, a large 16 km long, white beach, plantations with viewpoints and dunes with bogs and small lakes. See the exciting bird nests that are only found on Fanø.
The many old houses on Fanø are characterized by two things: Firstly, the rough nature by the North Sea and, secondly, the wealth the island accumulated during the maritime era from the mid-18th century to the end of the 19th century.
There is a good reason why Sønderho has been named Denmark's most beautiful village. The many old, beautiful houses, the location and the atmosphere oozes Danish cosiness.
From Esbjerg the ferry sails to Fanø - a nice little travel of about 12 minutes. Time enough to let the mind relax. Nordby is a small and cosy town. Lot of beautiful old houses. Surrounded by great nature.
Nordby is the commercial center on Fanø. Here are the largest supermarkets and a large number of specialty shops and artisans. Sønderho excels with a few, but exciting shops, which also applies in Fanø Bad and Rindby Strand.
Fanø has become a hotspot for food lovers. With Sønderho Kro and Kellers Badehotel at the helm, a tradition of good eateries has emerged on Fanø with a focus on quality and local ingredients.
2,800 holiday homes, 7 campsites 5 hotels and inns, 2 large holiday apartment complexes and a large number of small private B&Bs. Fanø has a very large and varied selection of accommodation options.
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anø is part of the collaboration between the five Danish islands Fanø, Læsø, Samsø, Ærø and Langeland. We call this Islandhigh5. The 5 islands are each very different, but still have many things in common.