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Make a self catering villa or holiday rental in Fehmarn Island, Baltic Sea, Germany your home away from home

Fehmarn is an island off the east coast of Schleswig-Holstein in the Baltic Sea. It is connected to mainland Germany by a one-km long bridge which spans the Fehmarn Sound. The island is just 18 km south of Lolland, a Danish island. Fehmarn Island covers an area of 185 square kilometers and has a small town, known as Burg with 6,000 residents and many small villages.

Things to Do in the Baltic Sea – Fehmarn Island

Despite its northerly position, holiday homes on Fehmarn Island in the Baltic Sea enjoy one of the sunniest and mildest climates in Germany. Sailing and surfing are popular local sports practised on the island’s many sandy beaches. Many people charter yachts and sail around the island’s pretty coast. The cliffs offer opportunities for climbing and the nature reserves are ideal for hiking and cycling in the beautiful landscape. The Fehmarn Islands are a birdwatchers’ paradise as many migratory birds use the coastline to rest on their long journey. Popular bathing beaches can be found at Heiligendamm and Timmendorfer Strand although there are plenty more within easy reach of your holiday rental on Fehmarn Island.

Places to Visit Around the Baltic Sea – Fehmarn Island

Explore the island’s historic communities and delightful unspoilt setting which seem to be in a centuries-old timewarp. The main town, Burg, has a history dating back to the 13th century and many of the homes were built prior to 1850. The Wallnau Waterbird Reserve is a huge conservation area run by Germany’s Nature and Biodiversity Conservation Union. Another natural attraction is the large aquarium in the town of Burg. The Flugge Lighthouse is another landmark to visit. Take a ferry trip across the Fehmarn Belt from the seaport of Puttgarden on the island to Rodbyhavn in Denmark which takes about 45 minutes. The trip makes a pleasant day out from Fehmarn Island holiday homes and is one of the easiest ways to visit Denmark.

Weather in the Baltic Sea – Fehmarn Island

Fehmarn Island is known as being the sunniest spot in Germany with around 8 hours of sunshine per day in the summer. Temperatures reach an average 68°F (20°C) in the summer and drop to around 36°F (2°C) in winter. From December to March overnight temperatures are generally just below freezing. The area has showers at any time of year, mostly in November.

Travel to the Baltic Sea – Fehmarn Island

The nearest airport to holiday homes on Fehmarn Island in the Baltic is Lubeck Blankensee (LBC) Airport. It is 105 km from the island and the journey takes just over one hour by car. It is possible to travel by train to Fehmarn Island and there is a railway station at Puttgarden. Alternatively, this popular tourist haven is easy to drive to as it has a bridge linking it to mainland Germany.

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