The beach on Fanø
The entire west coast of Fanø is one large beach. Swimming, hiking and biking, world-class bird life, seals and beach sports. All that and much more you will find on Fanø Strand.
The huge sandy beach and the nature is the big attraction on Fanø. Here is space for being active and for peace and contemplation.
Fanø is characterized by a maritime history which can be seen very clearly in the old houses from the 18th and 19th centuries in Sønderho and Nordby. The city centers in both villagfes are well-preserved and exude cosiness and romance.
Both the museums Fanø Skibsfart og Dragtsamling and Fanø Museum, as well as Hannes Hus and Sønderho Old Rescue Station in Sønderho, tell about the island's exciting maritime history.
Fanø has attracted artists since the 19th century and especially Sønderho has had a whole colony of artists. Fanø Art Museum exhibits many of these, both deceased and living artists.
The museum has many accurate ships' models of the many different types that were built in Fanoe. Wall pictures tell about the seaman's life and pictures give an impression of life aboard and ashore. The costume collection show how women dressed at work and on festive occasions. Wall pictu...
Throughout the past 100 years and up till today Fanø has attracted a constant stream of artists, who more or less settled down on the island.The collection of the art gallery is based on paintings by danish, german and swedish artists. With a combination of permanent and temporary exhibiti...