Make a holiday home in Marielyst your home away from home
There is plenty for holidaymakers to see and do when on holiday on the Baltic Sea island of Falster. They can engage in water sports such as windsurfing and they can take advantage of the amusement parks to treat their children to a day of fun. But perhaps the key attraction here is the abundant flora and fauna available in the island’s zoos and national parks. Part of this natural beauty is found within the seaside town of Marielyst whose coastline has such features as inlets, evidence of events that transpired during the Ice Age thousands of years ago. Holiday homes in Marielyst are also where a good number of the visitors choose to stay during their Falster tour. Features they will enjoy there include swimming pools and Internet access. In addition, some of the Marielyst holiday rentals are close to golf courses and other entertainment venues.
Things to do
-Beach: Marielyst has some of the most beautiful beaches in Denmark. The town’s coastline is carpeted in long stretches of soft white sands ideal for long promenades and hours of basking. Conditions here are also ideal for such activities as beach volleyball.
-Hiking: A visit to the Maribo Lakes Nature Park will put holidaymakers in the bosom of Mother Nature. As they amble through the marshland they will encounter oodles of birdlife. There are a number of different trails that take the hiker through both townscapes and landscapes; through both cafe-lined streets and apple tree plantations. For those who prefer to do the distance on two wheels there are bikes available for hire.
-Glass workshop: Those staying in Marielyst holiday homes will find themselves ideally placed to visit the Stovby Glaspusteri. Here the mystery of how beautiful objects of glass, ranging from wine glasses, candlesticks and vases, are made. It is a truly inspiring experience to watch the skilful craftsmen go about heating the glass and blowing it into wonderful shapes.
-Wildlife: To see the kind of animals one will meet when on holiday in Africa, holidaymakers should make a visit to the Knuthenborg Safaripark Zoo. Being the largest of its kind in Northern Europe, this zoo is home to over a thousand animals. And visitors there will be able to get within touching distance of these animals. Apart from animals, the 500-acre reserve has a number of rare trees and plants.
Weather in Marielyst
Marielyst, like the rest of Falster, enjoys temperate weather that tends to the cooler side. Even in the height of summer temperatures don’t go much higher than 20°C. Those who book Marielyst holiday homes for August should expect average highs of 21°C. But the heat is usually accompanied by showers as this month is the rainiest in Falster. And the rains continue into autumn as the temperatures drop. Winter averages usually hover just above freezing but the season is dry with barely any rainfall being recorded.
Travel to Marielyst
Visitors who choose to combine their Falster holiday with a tour of Germany can travel to their holiday homes in Marielyst via a car ferry from the city of Rostock. There are also railway lines that connect Hamburg and Copenhagen. Trains leave from the station every hour and holidaymakers can get off at the station in Nykobing Falster. A good number of tourists who travel to Falster Island prefer to fly to the Danish capital and then travel the remaining 180km via train or bus.