Make a holiday home in Allinge your home away from home
Bornholm is known as the ‘Pearl of the Baltic’ and it offers holidaymakers the chance to see a unique side of Denmark. This island receives the most hours of sunshine in the country and boasts beautiful beaches from which visitors can soak up the rays. Nature lovers will love the opportunity to cycle through the beautiful forests, admiring the flora and fauna. The island also has its share of museums for art lovers and relics from the past. As they enjoy the delights of Bornholm North, visitors can make themselves comfortable in holiday homes in Allinge. Here they will find lovely timber bungalows with spacious compounds, some of which are close to the sea. HomeAway also offer holidaymakers wonderfully furnished apartments. There are a number of great facilities in Allinge holiday homes including tennis courts and swimming pools.
Things to do
-Historic buildings: One of Bornholm North’s key attractions is the Hammershus Castle which was built in 1200. These ruins are reputed to be the largest of their kind in northern Europe and their construction is attributed to the archbishop of Lund. The castle fell into disuse in 1745, leading to its degeneration to the ruins seen today. Its cliff-top location creates stunning views that photographers will love. Visitors to this part of Denmark will also get to see the famous round churches.
-Nature trails: Stretching across the middle of the island of Bornholm is the forest of Alminindigen which is the third largest in Denmark. It has trails accessible to both hikers and bikers. The trails lead up to the Rytterknaegten observation tower which offers sublime panoramas. As they wander through this forest, visitors will find rift valleys including Ekkodalen and Dondalen. Towards the northen tip of the island are interesting rock formations and cliffs.
-Beaches: Residents of Allinge holiday homes can enjoy sun and sand at any of Bornholm’s many fine beaches. To enjoy conditions akin to what one can find in Mediterranean destinations, they’ll have to travel to the south of the island. Here they’ll find such beaches as Dueodde Beach which is covered in fine white sand and is bordered by crystal clear waters.
-Eating out: Bornholm is known for its smokehouses where holidaymakers can sample fresh herring and other kinds of fish. Those staying in Allinge holiday homes should make a point of visiting these eateries if only to try out the popular ‘Sol Over Gudhjem’ speciality. Those interested in burgers and other American delights can look for the Restaurant Texas.
-Cultural activities: Those staying in Allinge holiday rentals will be in the ideal location to participate in such events as the annual jazz festival that takes place in this town. Bornholm is also known for its glass workshops. Visitors here can admire glass artisans at work or purchase their very own pieces.
Weather in Allinge
The weather in this locale is temperate and mostly cool throughout the year. Summer visitors will of course enjoy the warmest of Allinge’s weather. Most of them book Allinge holiday homes between July and August when temperatures average about 20°C. But Bornholm North-bound tourists should know that August experiences the most rainfall as well.
Travel to Allinge
Allinge is 14 miles from Bornholm Airport which mostly handles domestic flights from Copenhagen. It does also handle some traffic from two or three cities outside Denmark including Oslo and Berlin. Bornholm can also be reached by ferry. Visitors coming in from Poland and Germany can get ferries from Sassnitz and Kolobrzeg respectively.