Make a holiday home in South Funen your home away from home
South Funen is really the place to go for an unforgettable coastal holiday. It is a beautiful archipelago comprised of 55 small islands where holidaymakers can find secluded stretches of beach in which to ease their minds. Water sport enthusiasts and those who want to sail the Baltic Sea waters also love this locale. The towns here feature tranquil, picturesque harbours and villages seemingly stuck in time. holiday homes in South Funen mostly consist of quaint timber houses with high roofs sitting in the midst of lush gardens. Their huge windows ensure visitors can enjoy the warmth and light of the summer sun from indoors and their furnishings offer the best in comfort and style. HomeAway’s holiday homes and apartments in South Funen are also equipped to keep guests entertained, boasting facilities such as swimming pools and pool tables.
Things to do
-Water sports: A good number of South Funen holiday home residents are yachtsmen keen to challenge themselves with a sail around the archipelago. There are also many who come to Funen simply to fish in the sea or further inland in lakes and rivers. Visitors will need to obtain a permit to fish from the authorities or vendors of fishing requipment. But holidaymakers need no such authorisation to take advantage of the archipelago’s sheltered waters for a nice swim.
-Beaches: Funen has a good number of beaches with stretches of fine sand and sublime views. Those in South Funen are particularly advantaged as they can easily find secluded beaches on which to enjoy the weather.
-Nature experiences: Funen is known as the ‘Green Island of Denmark’ and visitors will be able to take hikes or bike along trails that wind through lush forests. This is particularly the case in the northern part of the island. But the South Funen archipelago also boasts over 200km of hiking trails, one of the longest in the entire country. The hilly biking trails provide an excellent challenge for different levels of bikers and they will be spurred on by scintillating views everywhere they look.
-Historical sites: There is a museum that celebrates the life of one of Denmark’s renowned authors; Hans Christian Andersen. He was born on the island and lived there. In fact the museum is housed where the fairy tale writer used to reside. Opened in 1908, the museum contains digitised copies of Andersen’s books as well as drawings he made. In the south end of Funen’s main city, Odense, there is a similar museum that brings together the works of composer Carl Nielsen.
Weather in South Funen
Holidaymakers usually prefer to head out to Funen in the height of summer when it’s nice and warm. So they usually head to this part of Denmark between June and August when temperatures average between 20 and 22°C. Conditions are still largely favourable in September, but as autumn gives way to winter temperatures fall steadily into single digits. From December to February temperatures average at about 5°C.
Travel to South Funen
Those driving from Schengen countries can use the E20 highway to get to Funen via Zealand. It’s also possible to access this part of Sweden by rail through the central railway station in Odense. Visitors can thus travel by plane to the Danish capital and board a train from there. They could alternatively connect to Odense by domestic flight as the city has a small airport. On arrival at Odense holidaymakers can get to their South Funen holiday rentals by ferry.