Copenhagen, the national capital, is situated 95 miles (153 kilometers) west of Bornholm, while Malmo lies 80 miles (129 kilometers) to the northwest.
Bornholm is a treasure trove of amazing stories and quirky facts; you’ll find plenty to explore at its much-loved museums. Ceramic Museum and Defence Museum are two of the area’s must-do museums. Culture vultures will also enjoy the Bornholms Museum or possibly the Oluf Host Museum.
Escape the hustle and bustle and explore the popular natural preserves for which this area is so renowned. Madsebakke, Helligdomsklipperne and also Almindingen Forest are among the most visited of these, each with its own unique plants and animals.
If you enjoy the scent of sea air, plan a trip to the beaches to kick a ball, take a walk or soak up the sun. Three of the most popular beaches along this stretch of coast are Dueodde Beach, Balka Beach and also Sandvig Beach.
In this artistic city you’ll find some interesting exhibit spaces, such as the Bornholms Art Museum, where you can see local exhibits. Admire the building and view the exhibits.
Sometimes melancholic, sometimes beautifully romantic, the castles and other defensive structures in this region are always excellent to photograph. When you look up at the distinct outer defenses of the historic Hammershus Castle, it’s very easy to envisage how local rulers used to battle for this area.
The Bornholms Medieval Centre is a great place to go to discover Bornholm’s compelling history. Walk along the center’s peaceful hallways and browse the exhibits on display.
When vacationing in the Bornholm area, take the family to Bornholm Butterfly and Tropical Park for a memorable day of fun for all ages. Pack your sense of wonder and get ready for a day filled with laughter and great memories.
Bornholm’s major heritage and cultural sights often overshadow its less renowned, but equally fascinating spots. It doesn't matter how many fabulous sights you’ve managed to fit into your schedule, no tour of this city is complete without paying a visit to the Store Torv, the Nylars Rundkirke, the Osterlars Rundkirke and the Svaneke Church.