Make a holiday home in Bornholm South your home away from home
The Baltic Sea island of Bornholm is one of northern Europe’s best kept secrets. Every summer droves of holidaymakers make their way to this insanely pretty resort to the east of Denmark to partake of its rich cultural heritage and natural beauty. Relaxing on the picturesque coastline of Bornholm, one can easily think themselves in one of Greece or Turkey’s beaches. Nature lovers will be right at home under the canopy of the third largest forest in Denmark found here. Holiday homes in Bornholm South are the natural choice for most of this island’s visitors thanks to their proximity to the sea and the dense vegetation surrounding them. The choice is usually between spacious bungalows and lavishly furnished apartments, both of which cater for travelling groups of different sizes. Bornholm South holiday rentals also come with a host of great entertainment features.
Things to do
-Rønne: This town is the largest on the island and the administrative centre of Bornholm as well. Walking through this locale’s cobbled streets is essentially taking a trip into the past. Apart from the 1918 St. Nicolas Church which stands a stoic white against the blue summer sky and whose pointed tower is visible from anywhere in the town, the town is littered with samples of ancient architecture. Visitors will also be treated to the sight of the unique handcrafted long-case clocks once produced there.
-Market day: One of the key attractions of this town is its market day which happens twice a week. It’s a great place for visitors to get organic produce to cook in their Bornholm South holiday rentals. They will also find a multitude of other wares in the market including items of clothing, shoes, artworks and fried fish.
-Beaches: Those who come to Bornholm in search of endless white sands and delicious sunshine will find it in the town of Dueodde. Actually those in Bornholm South holiday homes will find that the island’s finest beaches are not far. Dueodde Beach is found in the south and its powder-fine sands are said to have been used in the manufacture of hourglasses. Heading north is not a bad idea as well as this is where interesting rock formations can be found along the coastline.
-Landscapes: Hiking or biking along inland trails is a richly rewarding experience as it gives holidaymakers the chance to discover the rich flora and fauna the island is endowed with. They will come across valleys and open caves and when they venture into the Almindigen Forest they will get the chance to climb to the island’s highest point. The terrain here is a bit rocky and presents a challenge any avid hiker will savour.
Weather in Bornholm South
Even in the middle of the hot season temperatures rarely go above 20°C in Bornholm. These mild conditions are handy for long hikes and cycles and all other forms of outdoor fun. The winds blowing over the Baltic Sea provide kite and wind surfers with something to propel them. No surprise that this is when holiday homes in Bornholm South are most in demand. Winters can by contrast be a bit harsh with temperatures slipping a degree or two below freezing on colder days. Most of Bornholm’s rain also falls in the winter months of November and December.
Travel to Bornholm South
A good number of Bornholm’s visitors use Denmark’s busiest airport, the Copenhagen Airport, as their entry point into the country. From there they get to their holiday homes in Bornholm South and other places on the island via plane. Those visiting Bornholm from Sweden can catch the ferry from Ystad or Simrishamn to Allinge-Sandvig, one of Bornholm’s seaside towns.