Make a holiday home in Lolland-Falster & Moen your home away from home
Lined with lively seaside towns and stretches of sand dune-studded beach, Lolland-Falster & Moen is what every holidaymaker dreams of. These islands, situated in the Baltic Sea, offer visitors magnificent seascapes bathed in the light of unforgettable sunsets. They also provide the perfect setting for those looking to immerse themselves in Danish culture and learn more about the legendary Vikings who roamed these parts centuries ago. The holiday homes in Lolland-Falster & Moen offered by HomeAway provide the ideal base from which to explore this fascinating region. A number of options are available to match the unique needs of different holidaymakers. The bulk of these are restored farmhouses, chateaux, apartments and quiet bungalows, all of which are immaculately furnished and have facilities such as Internet access and satellite TV. Some of these Lolland-Falster & Moen holiday rentals have swimming pools as well.
Things to do
-Cultural attractions: There is almost always something afoot musically in the town of Nykobing Falster. It is the venue for the celebrated Danmarks Hyggeligste jazzfestival in July and a number of renowned bands such as Irish Coffee can be found on stage here every other summer. There are also a number of places where art lovers can marvel at the works of local and international artists. One of these is the Fuglsang Art Museum which is part of the Fulsgang Cultural Centre.
-Amusement parks & zoos: Holidaymakers booking holiday homes in Lolland-Falster & Moen may not be aware that even while in the cooler reaches of Europe they can find the same animals they would on an African safari. The island of Lolland is home to the Knuthenborg Safaripark which in turn is home to giraffes, rhinos and tigers among many other animals. For the kids there are a number of exciting activities.
-Fejo Island: This is a place where holidaymakers can get away from it all and savour the blissful silence of the coast and the endless sea. Fejo is the largest of the islands north of Lolland and it is easily reached with a 15-minute ferry ride from Lolland. There you will find eal smacks (boats used in eel fishing expeditions by local fishermen) bobbing gently on the waters. Venturing inland they will find such landmarks as the Fejo church which dates back to the 13th century.
-Sightseeing: To see the diverse attractions strewn within the boundaries of Gedser, a town in the Lolland-Falster area, visitors can hire a bike and cycle through well-marked trails. There are several of these trails all of differing lengths and difficulty. One of the most favoured is the 20km route that starts at the Gedser Church, leads to the Black Museum and on to the Water Tower on Danmarksgrade which offers stunning views.
-Food and drink: To spare those staying in Lolland-Falster & Moen self-catering holiday rentals the trouble of cooking is a variety of classy restaurants such as Fru Holgers Pakhus. This eatery offers a mix of Danish and French cuisine served in a genial atmosphere. Den Gyldne Svane, or The Golden Swan, offers a variety of experimental medieval dishes served in a medieval setting.
Weather in Lolland-Falster & Moen
The Lolland-Falster region boasts some of the warmest climate in Denmark. In summer temperatures here are usually in the lower twenties while other parts of the country have to make do with highs of about 17°C. Winter temperatures are also comparatively mild, averaging three to four degrees above freezing.
Travel to Lolland-Falster & Moen
For those flying in, their best option is to use the busy Copenhagen Airport which is 200km to the north of this locale. From the Danish capital visitors can connect to their holiday homes in Lolland-Falster & Moen by train. A train departs from the station every hour. Those in Germany can make their way to Puttgarden and board a ferry to Rodby.