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Take your time... Time for relaxation: Do you dream about a family holiday with quality time together, where time seems to slow down; and it's so quiet? The island is an hour's pleasant ferry ride away from the mainland – and yet a world away from the hectic pace of urban life. Time alone together: Beautiful surrounding lend themselves to romance, and peace to undisturbed time for each other. On the wedding island of Ærø you will find all the perfect ingredients for a romantic getaway. Time to be: We hear it again and again: on Ærø you will discover the quaint Denmark of times gone by... Here you can take your own time – there's plenty of it.

Contents Ærø for enjoyment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Marstal – Maritime Traditions . . . . . . . . . . Ærøskøbing - the fairytale town . . . . . . . . . Søby – on the top of Ærø . . . . . . . . . . . . . . The villages on Ærø . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Seasons on Beautiful Ærø . . . . . . . . . . . . . Exploring the open country . . . . . . . . . . . . Beaches on Ærø . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Island of Rambling in the South-of-Funen Archipelago . . . . . . . . . . . . Ærø Loves Bicycles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Out into nature and active holidays . . . . . . Experiences of historical Ærø . . . . . . . . . . . Marstal Maritime the Unique Museum . . . Sustainable Energy Island . . . . . . . . . . . . . Churches on Ærø . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Art and Creativity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A Mecca for the senses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Autumn Holidays on the island of dreams . . Christmas island to all of Denmark . . . . . . Move to Ærø . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Festivals, fairs and concerts . . . . . . . . . . . . Calendar of Events 2018 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bed & Breakfast . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Youth Hostels / Camping . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hotels / Inns / Guest Houses / Self-Catering Flats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Town Map – Søby . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Town Map – Ærøskøbing . . . . . . . . . . . . . Town Map – Marstal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . List of Advertisers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Ærø in Brief Ærø is a genuine island, without any brigde connection to the mainland, and is localed in the South of Funen Archipe­lago. Ærø covers an area of around 90 square kilometres and is approx. 30km long and up to 9km wide. The towns of Marstal, Ærøskøbing and Søby and the small villages dotted across the island are home to a majority of the ­islanders, numbering around 6,200. It is easy to reach Ærø, as the island is served by three ferry routes. If you are c­ oming from the south of Jutland, you would take the ferry from Fynshav on Als to Søby. From Funen, the island has connections from Fåborg to Søby and from Svendborg to Ærøskøbing. Moreover, you can now travel to Ærø at low fares! With the recent introduction of subsidies to island ferries in Denmark it is now considerably less costly to travel by sea between the mainland and Ærø most of the year. From Svendborg, the crossing takes 75 minutes, from Fynshav 70 minutes and from Fåborg just one hour. In 2018, the crossing between F­ ynshav and Søby will be served by Ellen, a brand-new and innovative electric car ferry.

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Information EMERGENCY Salvage & rescue

Tel. 112 Tel. +45 62 52 22 22

PHARMACY Marstal: Kirkestræde 23 Tel. +45 62 53 10 68

Ærøskøbing: (Branch) Creutz' Hjørne Vestergade 47 B Tel. +45 62 52 10 22 Søby: (Branch) Dagli’ Brugsen, Langebro 13 Tel. +45 62 58 12 64 CINEMA Ærøskøbing: Bio Andelen, Søndergade 28A Tel. +45 62 52 17 11 AIR TRANSPORT/SIGHTSEEING FLIGHTS Starling Air, Ærø Tel. +45 62 53 33 94 FERRIES Ærøfærgerne: Søby-Faaborg Ærøskøbing-Svendborg Søby-Fynshav

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GENERAL PRACTITIONERS Marstal: Lægehuset, Vestergade 32 Tel. +45 62 53 10 28

Store Egholm

Ærøskøbing: Lægehuset, Sygehusvejen 18 Tel. +45 62 52 11 77

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Tel. +45 63 52 30 90

HOSPITAL Sygehusvejen 18 Ærøskøbing

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POLICE Ærøskøbing: Sygehusvejen 18

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Ærø for

enjoyment

For a lot if people, enjoyment is related to something you don't do – or don't manage to do – every day. A little escape from the humdrum life. Not necessarily something extravagant, but perhaps focussing on good things and »taking your time«. Maybe sleeping in and waking up slowly, enjoying a pleasant meal in good company, reading a good book in a comfortable chair, or indulging in a long and deep conversation. Taking a walk along unknown paths or ­biking along with no aim – taking a break ­ on a bench and enjoying the views over the sea, or perhaps trying out your skills at skipping stones. Making new experiences – together. Easy going On Ærø, tranquillity comes to you almost automatically. The ferry crossing in itself creates not only a physical but also a mental distance to the humdrum back home. Even though we islanders usually say that the sea connects us, most visitors actually feel that the very crossing of the sea itself creates a plea­sant distance from everyday life. There is a different »pulse« on an island. Not because the tempo is slower, just more relaxed. And you feel it in soul and body. Here, we take the time – to greet and wave, to chat on the street, to enjoy nature and one another. To breathe deeply and relax our shoulders.

philosophy of happiness known as »hygge«. In a world that seems to become more and more hurried, the need for slowing down and enjoing the more intimate things in life becomes ever more important. Danes long ago established themselves as a people in favour of calm and quiet and we are consequently at the top of the list of the happiest people on earth. Could this be because in Denmark we are capable of exercising »hygge«? And dare we claim that the Ærøislanders excel at »hygge«? What is hygge? Hygge as a concept only first appeared in Danish writings in the 18th century. Hygge is not associated with any distinct time of year, neither any particuliar room nor a certain time of day. You can hygge summer and winter, but hygge mostly occure when rain and wind rage outside. This contrast to the dark demonstrates the power of hygge: even during the cold months where our northern latitudes present little daylight, Danes remain among the happiest people in the world. »Hygge« has no literal translation into other languages and therefore it is almost impossible to precisely define the essence of hygge. A mental state Hygge is often described as a feeling or a mood. Simple explanations do not give

justice to the concept as it may be a combination of several moments: a hot bath, a cup of coffee in the morning, a lit candle on the table, a good book on the couch, a bonfire on the beach, friends around the dinner table. There are many examples of hygge. Hygge constitutes a major part of the Ærøislanders' consciousness. The Ærø islanders really know how to hygge, and value the little joys of life. This is the very source of happiness which shapes the island society – and which is in such demand by so many in the hustle and bustle of everyday life – and we are happy to share our Ærø lifestyle with you.

The sweet life Where other islands may be renowned for their potatoes, we on Ærø prefer the dessert, so to speak. Here you will find small local producers of candies and caramels, chocolate, liquorice and icecream, whisky & rum, beer and cigars – all made with the heart and by hand. For this is island living. Being here is a choice taken by the heart. Because we love being here – and we hope you will too. Ærø – essence of »hygge« »Hygge« is a natural part of life in Denmark, and the international interest in this concept has spread in recent years to other countries. Foreigners are fascinated by the Danish ÆRØ GUIDE 2018

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Marstal

– Maritime Traditions

Marstal is the largest town on Ærø and was in its heyday one of Denmark's biggest maritime centres, second only to the capital. The town's impressive maritime history can be seen and experienced everywhere. For centuries, Marstal ships have sailed the seven seas and shipping is still the lifeblood of the town with much activity – not least the Maritime Academy which for more than one hundred years has educated and trained ­navigators for the Danish merchant fleet. Marstal is love of life, sea and history. Marstal is not just another town in Denmark. Marstal is the sailors' town and home of the sailors. Marstal offers both life and nostalgia. Here, men walk tall and reflect on their historical pride of the days when their forefathers built the breakwater and fought the North Atlantic in all kinds of weather. The

town plan is made without a ruler and with the port as the centre of necessity. This is why all streets and snorrer (local for narrow paths) run from the main street towards the harbour and the sea. The harbour, now with its quiet life with men in blue chatting on the benches, not only tells the story of Marstal, but also Denmark, particularly of the two World Wars that grimly reaped so many victims from Ærø. For they were sailors and many sailed in Allied service. Those who returned home were treated with respect. »He was a war sailor«. No orders to pin on chests were needed here. It was universally known and respected. Those were the days, but history lives on. Just make a visit to the Marstal Maritime Museum, where the word museum does not give credit to the place. It's the sailors' treasury, and those that appear on the photos are not unknown people. »The woman with the big hat on the aft deck was my great-grandmother,« says the guide. The stage is set. Here one knows one's history.  Marstal is not easy to describe. Marstal must be experienced. Visit the town for a couple of days and inhale the fresh, salty sea air. Read, »We, The Drowned« by Carsten Jensen, and Marstal will forever be bound to the sailor found deep in the souls of all Danes. And don't forget to partake in the local shot – Riga Balsam.

The tall ship era is over, but Marstal is still an active town with a varied business life and charming restaurants and cafés. By the harbour is a charming en­vironment of narrow streets, maritime enterprises, skiffs, fishing nets, yachts and a few coasters. You will also want to make a visit to the church from 1738 with its pretty blue pews and see the triptych dating from 1881 and painted by the local painter J. E. Carl Rasmussen who actually had renowned Marstallers posing for the biblical scene »Christ Calming the Storm«. Visitors to the town will find fine overnight accommodation offered by the camping site, youth hostel, guest houses, and hotels. A popular local swimming spot is at the beach tongue of Eriks Hale with its lovely bathing huts and the fresh Baltic Sea to one side and the calm, low water of Det Lille Hav (»the little ocean«) towards the harbour on the other. If you take a walk on the sand banks at Eriks Hale, you will see Marstal from the seaside and get an impression of the sight that welcomed Homeward Bound sailors in the old days.

Frederiksøen and the Breakwater In the harbour of Marstal, in connection with the breakwater, lies Frederiksøen. Colloquially referred to as the Lime Kiln (Kalkovnen). The island was in use as a repair site for ships, until, in 1863, it was leased for lime burning. From 1825 and some years on, volunteers, local citizens and sailors, built the impressive boulder break­ water at the island.

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Ærøskøbing

- the fairytale town

In the middle of the northern coast of Ærø lies Ærøskøbing – Denmarks most well-preserved town of the 18th century. The town dates back to the early Middle Ages and in the year 2000 celebrated its 750-year jubilee. Many of its houses are unconditionally preserved and the town as a whole is subject to a preservation planning with strict guidelines for the development of the town and for the construction of new houses and renovation of old ones. The museums tell the story of Ærøskøbing and centuries as a market town where shipping and trade were the main activities in addition to hinterland farming. Ærøskøbing Church at the market square is the third church on that location. On the square are the two old town pumps that supplied the town with water right up till 1952. The old harbour has been expanded with a new marina and the beach at Vesterstrand with its colourful little beach huts is only a few minutes' walk from the town and the harbour. For the many visitors to the town, fine overnight accommodation is offered by the camping site, the youth hostel, guest houses, and hotels. Ærøskøbing is idyllic with its cobbled streets, Hollyhock, climbing roses, and the small, well-preserved houses with their many pecu-

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liar details. Danish as well as foreign guidebooks describe the town as the Fairy-Tale Town. Don't forget though, it is not an idyllic facade, the town is alive, an active town that has solved successive generations' housing needs for centuries. The town's development has been rational and gradual, governed by natural conditions – what we would refer to today as sustainable. Just the way all other towns in the country developed. But Ærøskøbing is the only one, that remains. In 2002, Ærøskøbing was awarded the prestigious Europa Nostra prize for the preservation of European Cultural Heritage. At the Tourist Office you can get a small folder which will guide you around in the town and tell you the history of many of the notable buildings. In 2013, Ærøskøbing was also awarded the Brown Johannes Cross (the Danish place-of-interest sign), a national award instituted by the Danish Nature Agency, The Danish Cultural Heritage Agency and VisitDenmark. The award is granted to sites of national significance, out of approximately 200 Danish sites, two are located on Ærø. In addition to Ærøskøbing, Voderup Klint can also grace itself with the Brown Johannes Cross. It is worth noticing that the Europa Nostra Prize was awarded not because of the conservation standard of the town as such, but for the initiative taken by Ærøskøbing's in-

habitants to preserve the town. The town of Ærøskøbing demonstrates the truly democratic initiative taken by the town's inhabitants to retain intact an urban landscape dating from the Middle Ages, as the committee stated when awarding the prize. The town can be seen as a monument of the past, but at the same time, it is a significant model for present-day residential housing – the result of the accumulated experience of genera­ tions, knowledge of housing and town planning. During the summer you can take an evening walk with the watchman and breath in history. During the guided town walk on the cobbled streets with their old houses, you will get a feeling of the old-time way of life, while the summer-night twilight sets the atmosphere of this Fairy-Tale Town.

The cooking house Aware of the risk of fire on board wooden ships, a resolution from 1787 banned the use of open fire. As a result, cooking houses were erected on the harbours. In 1810, »die Brückenkasse« (berthing-fee box) paid for a cooking house on Ærøskøbing harbour at the end of the ship pier. To ensure its maintenance, visiting ships had to pay for the use of the house. The original function of the cooking house was discontinued around 1860. From then on, fishermen used it for boiling pitch for their yarn. In the 1850s the house was provided with a dormer where a small light was lit to guide ships safely into Ærøskøbing harbour. Today the cooking house again fulfils part of its old function as it is now used as a barbeque hut.


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Søby

– on the top of Ærø

Ærø is not a big island. But you will be astound to find how much room the island has for ­everyone – also during the peak season when the island is full of visitors from all over the world. The feeling of space is particularly felt on the north-western part of the island, centered around the town of Søby. With its versatile landscape, at the top of Ærø, that has positioned itself as an attractive spot for active holidays. Søby is Ærø's gateway to Europe. From here two ferry routes operate; to Fynshav on Als and to Faaborg on Funen. This is the home of Ærø's fishing fleet. And here you will find the biggest workplace on the island, Søby Shipyard, which creates life and activities in the small town. The harbour is the natural focal point and in Søby, visitors from the water way are welcomed by two pretty lighthouses. You may also enjoy the sight of young couples in love on the harbour, Søby is the place where most of the wedding couples travel to and from the wedding island of Ærø. Yachtsmen can delight in a modern marina with great views of the archipelago. Søby Marina has good facilities, and an espacially beautiful and cozy barbecue area with benches and cooking house – do avail yourself of the flower pot with fresh herbs for your own barbecue meal. In Søby you will also find a beautiful church dating from 1745 at the top of the steep hill that shapes the town. Near the harbour is a bakery with café where bread and cakes are made from scratch using traditional ingre­dients. Dagli’ Brugsen (Co-op) has long opening hours and a large selection of locally produced goods, staple goods and fine bargains. Søby also offers bicycle rental, pub, holiday flats, B&Bs, furniture store and overlooking the busy environment of the harbour, Café Arthur. In July, you can join the town walk, »In Arthur's footsteps«. Please see page 53. From the top of the hill, Søby Windmill towers, the landmark of the town and a fine example of classic windmill culture from 1881. Søby offers lovely summer facilities for families, a challenging playground on the

feet – leads to Vester Mølle which stands in a pastoral idyll only a few kilometres from Søby. A few kilometres further on you will find yourself at Søby Volde, the ramparts located next to the ’castle’, Søbygaard Manor House. At Skjoldnæs, golfers can enjoy playing one of Northern Europe's most attractive seaside golf courses, located on the westernmost point of the island surrounded by water on nearly all sides. The old lighthouse, which is still sending out its flashes over the sea at night, is the spectacular club house.

harbour, a centrally located mini golf course and a beach with clear water, sandy bottom and a bathing jetty. The Søby surroundings offer small roads of limited traffic that lead to idyllic villages, charming farm shops, interesting sights and great vantage points. Right outside the town sign is Sæberiet, the soap workshop with an aromatic shop and a wonderful garden with sea view. Here children can make their own fragrant soap during the season. A fine tour – whether by car, bicycle or by

Cyclists can expect to be challenged in the area around Søby, where the hilly landscape has been nicknamed »the Alps of Ærø«. Several areas here will break a sweat, even on experienced cyclists. However, you are rewarded by the unrivalled sights over the island, the coast line and the small islands between Funen and Ærø. Søby is also the platform for wonderful experiences in nature for hikers. Immediately on the outskirts of the town is Laaddenbjerg Plantation that borders the large and very special nature area of Vitsø Nor and Vitsø Sø (cove and lake): Walk around the lake and enjoy the unique birdlife that is among the richest in Denmark. Here also stands the old, photogenic Vitsø Mill.

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The villages

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Ærø’s villages are laid out like a string of pearls, along the main road. Drive through the village roads and enjoy the undisturbed bliss. Cows, horses and sheep graze on the fertile fields whose banks and hedgerows encircle the small well-kept houses and farms. Gardens with flowers and fruit trees adjoin the country road and in the ponds, ducks and other animals are thriving. Bregninge, Tranderup, Rise and Ommel all have their own beautiful churches of which Bregninge Church is the only »vejkirke« (wayfarers' church) on Ærø and offers tours of the church all summer. Bregninge is also known as the second-longest village in Denmark and presents a string of exciting excursion targets. Several artists, for instance, have settled in the village with galleries and open

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workshops with ceramics and jewellery. Bregninge has a large and different farm shop, open all year round. Furthermore, there are primitive camping sites for tents near the beach and tourists can even go horse riding. In 2010, Bregninge was nominated the first »Flourishing Village« in Denmark by the joint council of rural districts in Denmark. Vindeballe, Dunkær and Ommel have attractive, cosy inns with plenty of hygge. The many villages have their own authentic beauty. In addition, Skovby also has its own attraction, the Skovby Stone. It is believed to originate from between 1100 and 1400 and was found in 1994. The runic stone is now situated in »The Green Triangle« at the approach to the village.

Kragnæs is beautifully located between Gråsten Cove and the bay of Kløven. Prior to the damming of the Cove, this was the departure point for crossing the bay to West Ærø. Travelling the local bike route 92, one crosses the dam. In Kragnæs you can also visit a wellpreserved passage grave from 3200 BC. The village of Ommel boasts two harbours – Kleven and Strandbyen – both charming, authentic harbour environments with small boats. Popular and cheerful comments about Ommel make the village renouned for its round shape and labyrinthian streets – indeed an unusual and evocative environment with little shortcuts for the locals, but sometimes even islanders get lost.


Seasons on

Beautiful Ærø

One of Ærø's greatest attractions is its nature – the combination of soft beach lines towards the South-of-Funen Archipelago and wilder and more rugged coastlines to the Baltic, the undulating hills, the reclaimed coves and the impressive flora are unique. On Ærø, you are always close to nature which has a new expression every day of the year. Climate Islanders on Ærø often talk about the weather. This may not be a surprise, for weather and nature are quite special in the archipelago. The climate here is unusually mild. Ærø is one of the places in Denmark that is favoured with many annual sunshine hours. Indeed, it is not unusual to find plants in Ærø gardens that should not generally survive in Denmark. If you take a walk along Molestien in Ærøskøbing, you are bound to find exotic plants and flowers in the town's gardens and notice that general garden plants often develop remarkable sizes and richness. Springtime On Ærø, spring often comes suddenly. The island wakes up abruptly from winter's hibernation, and at a staggering speed, flowers burst into bloom on trees and bushes in a true symphony of colour. And every year, the rape seed fields set their beautiful yellow mark on large parts of the island. This is the time to make a halt and enjoy all the colours and scents and the warm winds, for the flowering is as brief and intense as it is beautiful. Shops, cafés and restaurants open for the season and the first yachts and tall ships begin putting into the ports. Summer Summer is the liveliest time on the island. Flowering hollyhocks decorate the old houses. The sun is high in the sky and the glitter of the sea makes the Archipelago sparkle. It is festival time, and towns and harbours are buzzing with people and music. Roadside stalls abound with local delicacies from luxuriant gardens. Galleries, farm shops and flea markets are open, and

everywhere cyclists challenge the island at a leisurely pace. The harbours are filled with yachts. The beach huts are in frequent use. Happy and merry times are spent on the beaches where the crystal clear water can become as emerald-green as on a post card from the Caribbian. Characteristic of Ærø is, however, that you are always able to find a peaceful spot on the island, and not even the many summer visitors can disturb the characteristic tranquillity. Autumn In late September, Ærø starts to become more calm. The air is more fresh. Sun rises get a soft and golden glow. The ground mist stays heavily over the fields. On mild days, the sky is clear and blue. Leaves change colour and trees and bushes abound with fruit and berries. Rain and wind get the wood stoves burning. Nature with its saturated colours invites you for long walks along fields and the sea. The entire island quietens down – it's time to relax! The autumn holidays of week 42 offers plenty of activities – further reading on page 40 Autumn Holidays on the island og dreams.

Winter The sea, warmed during summer, contributes to winter arriving on Ærø later than on the mainland. The winter period is the high season for club activities, and with over 180 associations, Ærø has something for ­everyone. This is the time for sports and games, singing, lectures, painting and evening classes. On Ærø, we cherish the old traditions of ­Christmas. Towns are decorated and every­ where you will find Christmas markets, concerts and an abundance of other activities. Christmas on Ærø is more about hygge than about the haste. There are candles in the window sills and the wood stoves are fired up. The aroma of cakes and cookies from old family recipes makes you feel good and is a highly appreciated change from frost biting your nose. Life returns to the streets; people have glögg and Danish doughnuts, and the festive lighting makes Christmas shopping on Ærø quite special. Winter is also time for reflection, and the many accommodations and restaurants »relax a bit« and recharge for the new season. But all year round you will always find both charming accommodation and good food on Ærø. ÆRØ GUIDE 2018

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Exploring the open country

Næbbet

Skjoldnæs Lighthouse and Næbbet On the northern tip of Ærø stands Skjoldnæs Lighthouse, one of the most beautiful lighthouses in the country. It was built in 1881 as a 22-metre tall, round building made of Bornholm granite. 57 steps lead to the watch room. The lantern is the central part of the lighthouse and it is extremely well preserved and completely intact from when it was originally built. From the gallery on the platform you have grand views. On a clear day one can see the Baltic, the Little Belt, and the South-of-Funen Archipelago. To the south, mainland Germany can dimly be seen. To the west is the island of Als and to the north you will see the islands of Lyø, Bjørnø and Avernakø with Fåborg and the Svanninge Hills in the background. The lighthouse on Ærø has a special reason for becoming one of the most impressive lighthouses in Denmark. After the defeat to the Prussians in 1864 and the loss of Schleswig, Ærø was administrated by the county of Svendborg. It was therefore decided to build an impressive lighthouse that could be seen as far as Kiel as a salute to our lost friends and families. 16

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Access to the lighthouse is from sunrise till sunset and at a very modest entrance fee. Around the lighthouse, one of Europe's most beautifully located seaside golf courses has been built. The interesting nature preserve ‘Næbbet’ reaches 300 metres into the sea from the low beach hill on the northern coast into the Archipelago. To biologists, this is one of Ærø's most significant and interesting areas for birdwatchers and botanists and it has great recreational value. The area between the Skjoldnæs Lighthouse and Næbbet is also a hotspot for anglers due to deep water and strong current. The fortress at Søbygård The impressive fortress at Søbygaard was erected by King Niels during the period 1110-1134 as a defence against the Wends and was abolished 1250-1275. The defences were ideally situated, with a fine prospect over the sea and the surrounding areas. In 1788, the first attempt to reclaim land was made. A bank of earth was built all around Vitsø, and a canal was dug on the outside of

the bank. The canal would take the surface water from the surrounding terrain and lead it directly into the sea. It was one of the first reclamations in Denmark and an area of nearly 11 hectares was reclaimed. It was not until 1964 that efficient drainage was achieved. Many rare meadow plants disappeared when the land was cultivated, and as it was no longer grazed by cattle, new vegetation took over. Vitsø was originally an inlet with salt meadows which were directly connected with the sea. In the soil are shells which disclose that this once was seabed. In 2009, a 150-hectare nature preservation area was established with a new lake of approx. 52 hectares surrounded by salt marshes and fresh-water meadows. Three bird islands have been set up in the lake to protect breeding birds from predators. The majority of the area is owned by Aage V. Jensen's Nature Foundation. From the parking lot at Søbygaard and the parking lot at Vorbjerg Skov, which is owned by the National Fo­rest and Nature Agency, you can follow the hiking paths around the lake. Some of


the paths are part of the Archipelago Trail, which is clearly marked with blue signs on wooden posts. Voderup Klint, a national attraction One of the most obvious places to visit on Ærø is Voderup Klint, on the Baltic coast. An outstanding landscape opens up to you when you step out on the 33-metre tall upper terrace, where one terrace after the other create giant steps nearly all the way down to the beach. The slipping of the earth into terraces is caused by the ­layers that form the cliffs. The many sunshine hours on Ærø and the south-facing location of Voderup Klint provide the spot with optimal conditions for rich and varied flora and fauna. Voderup Klint is protected and Voderup as a whole is desig­ nated to become an international nature reserve under the Natura 2000 network. For instance you may be fortunate enough to hear the croaking of the fire-bellied toad in the months of May and July. The same time of year, the protected may orchid can be seen in the wetlands in the area. Pack yourself a picnic basket and take a walk along one of the terraces. Or choose the hours before sunset when the sea is a silver mirror. You will only have to walk a short distance before you have a spot entirely to yourself. And don't forget that you are walking in some of the most beautiful areas in

Denmark that most certainly should not be missed. Visit the cliff on your own or take the opportunity of a guided tour. See the programme on the next page. Gråsten Nor – from seabed to arable land in 24 years Until 1856, Ærø was in fact two islands connected by a narrow stone bar, the so-called ‘Drej’ (an old Danish word for isthmus). Between the two islands, West-Ærø and Little-Ærø, was a large shallow, Gråsten Nor, named after the big ducal estate located at the western end of Drejet. In 1856, a dike was built between the two islands at the northern side of the shallow between Kragnæs and Grønnæs. In charge of the project was the island's doctor, Dr. Biering, and by means of two windmill pumps the entire area was reclaimed within 24 years. The intention was to turn the new reclaimed land into pastures and fields, and the result was just under 1000 acres of new farm land. Particularly hay harvest and grazing became important to the farmers and this is still the main function of the area, which is also the largest coherent meadowland in the area of Funen. Gråsten Nor is well worth a visit for everyone interested in nature. The pastures abound with animals and plants of great diversity according to season. Among the plants,

the beautiful and protected may orchid is perhaps the most conspicuous. It is found in many spots in the area, but particularly abundant in a meadow between Norvejen and the small wood Drejskoven. In just one hectare, there is a stand of more than 75,000 may orchids in bloom; probably the largest combined stand of wild orchids anywhere. It is in bloom during the last two weeks of May. In Gråsten Nor there is a marked-out trail of approx. 8km. You can walk the entire trail or parts of it as there are several starting points. Many people start at the airfield, ­others at the parking lot (the one with the toilet building) at Drejet. This is also where you will find info-stands and a yellow box with information folders on the trail. The isthmuses Urehoved and Ommelshoved – see the island from the sea In addition to Eriks Hale in Marstal, Ærø has two characteristic isthmuses on the northern side of the island that break the landscape by stretching several kilometres into the sea. Urehoved at Ærøskøbing, and Ommelshoved at Ommel. There is something special about narrow isthmuses; the nearness to the sea on all sides, and on both of these it is possible to walk round the tips that provide fantastic views of the Archipelago and the north-facing coastlines of Ærø. From Urehoved you have a view of the beach huts on

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Guided tours in Ærø's nature

Fossil sea urchins, amber, and belemnites

Wild Food – a guided tour along the coast The multiplicity of the beach pantry will be a surprise to most people. During this trip, we learn about select plants, taste them and get good advice and tips for reaping and cooking them. Get inspiration to start using ingredients that were known and used by generations before us. Duration: 2 hours Rates: DKK 100/person (children up to 12 pay half price) Days: Every Sunday at 2pm during the period 6 May to 30 September Meeting Place: In front of the Tourist Office, Ærøskøbing Havn 4, Ærøskøbing – close to the ferry landing

Wild Food - an experience on the Vesteraas farm Vesteraas farm is the northern part of Voderup Klint which is declared a national attraction. This unique part of the coastline contains a wide range of landscapes and is a »must« during a stay on Ærø. During your ’Wild Food’experience at Vesteraas you will meet a richness of plants and insects and have the opportunity to smell, taste and feel what the select management on the farm can mean to well-being and health. We will end the tour with a barbecue serving Vesteraas’ own beefsausages, prepared with the wild herbs reaped during the tour. Duration: 3 hours Rates: DKK 150/person (children up to 12 pay half price) Departure from the yard at Vesteraas, Voderup 41, 5970 Ærøskøbing Days: Every Wednesday at 4pm during the period 4 July tol 26 September Meeting Place: Vesteraas, Voderup 41 Cars and bicycles can park in the yard or you can walk 20 minutes from the bus stop in Vindeballe at the sign to Voderup Klint. Once off the bus, just follow the signs to Vesteraas. You may show up and pay in cash on the day or book your ’Wild Food’ ticket at www.vesteraas.dk, where you can read about other possibilities during your stay on Ærø and in the South-ofFunen Archipelago.

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Vesterstrand, the Borgnæs Bay and further along the hilly landscape towards Blakstens­ odde and all the way to the Skjoldnæs Lighthouse. From Ommelshoved you can look over the bay to Lilleø – a narrow line in the water of only 800 metres that was actually inhabited in the late 1800s – and Nevre where one of the most beautiful cycle tracks stretches on the water's edge between Ærøskøbing and the dam at Gråsten Nor. Seen from landward Ærø, the »heads« of the isthmuses almost resemble individual islands. Searching for fossils On the beaches of Ærø you may find fossils like vættelys (gnomes' candles or belemnites) and sea urchins. Vættelys are oblong, reddish-brown stones resembling a torpedo and originating from belemnites, a species of squid that lived in the Cretaceous Period. Fossil sea urchins are among the most beautiful stones on the beach. The full stones have a characteristic shape with a flat bottom and globular top, and the most beautiful ones are decorated with small shield-shaped flakes and a five-star pattern with clear lined dots. Many fossil sea urchins are around 65 million years old. In Denmark, fossil sea urchins are also known as thunderbolts. It was common folklore that these fossils were cast down from the heavens as lightning to protect you – and lightning never strikes twice! Several houses on Ærø have a jar in the window with these beautiful fossils. Ærø has around 80km coastline for you to explore. Both belemnites and sea urchins are common and they are easy to find if you look carefully. The hunt for fossils can make a trip to the beach a treat for

the whole family. Some beaches are better than others, and they can become a sport to find. Sankt Albert, Sjoen and the south coast around Voderup Klint are particularly good spots, other spots are for you to find. Have great fun with your treasure hunt on the beach! The hidden places On Ærø you will find the maritime pearls, Kleven and Strandbyen – both harbours for the village of Ommel – and both popular destinations for biking, hiking or kayak holidays on Ærø. In Strandbyen, you will find an authentic local environment with picturesque fisherman's sheds and a cheerful atmosphere. Strandbyen Havn is a small private boat harbour with room for a few guest boats and the jetties have water and power. Next to the harbour is a child-friendly sandy beach. Here the locals meet on warm summer nights while the children romp around in the shallow water. The beach is a nice spot where you can rest and enjoy a peaceful moment, or sit and behold the Archipelago towards Langeland, Tåsinge and nearby Halmø where only one house stands. You may use the tables and benches, for your

May orchids


Birkholm

Strandbyen Habour

own lunch. And a grass area with a small playground where possibly the island's biggest bramble bush grows – here you will find a profound wall of delicious, sweet berries in late summer. The harbour also has a stand with fishing nets for general use for children and childlike souls to go crab hun­ting in the ­shallows or if lucky find stickleback, sandhopper or pipefish at the breakwater. Kleven Havn is bigger. Here you will find a primitive camp site where you may put up your tent and enjoy the night, accompanied by only a light breeze and the seagulls. You will also find good facilities for visiting boats; water, a barbecue and a new toilet building.

On a nearby field you will find two very fine shelters – please see visitaeroe.dk. Kleven Bådelaug owns the harbour and arranges annual activities such as midsummer bonfire, reliability races for motor boats and the annual call by the smack boats where you are guaranteed to be entertained by the singing sailors ’Den Småborgerlige Sangforening’ and where everybody is welcome. The boat guild is also engaged in maintaining and modernising the harbour with respect for its exciting history. Even before approa­ching Kleven harbour, you will see signs of its heyday as a winter lay-up area for a large part of the Ærø schooner fleet. The big stone

The island of Birkholm is located in the middle of the South-of-Funen Archipelago. The island is only 96 hectare and quite flat – Birkholms highest point is a mere 1.8m above sea level. The island boasts beautiful, old farms, beaches and great water with ample angling opportunities. Birkholm is one of the smallest inhabited islands in Denmark. Birkholm is part of Ærø municipality. A modern post boat operates twice daily to Birkholm from Marstal. Out of consideration for the dikes and the game, visitors to the island are requested to stay on roads and paths and to be careful to keep dogs on a leash. Ærøtours arranges day-trips to Birkholm including food and drink. Please see details at www.aeroetours.dk. For schedule and more info, please see www.birkholm-beboerforening.dk

heaps, which mark the sailingchannel, were positioned to slow down drifting ice and thereby protect the laid-up ships. Ashore you can see other relics from the heyday of the harbour, one of which is a steam box used to bend planks for easier mounting of the outer planking of the ships to follow the shape of the ship. The site klevenhavn.dk will tell you (in Danish) about the heyday of the harbour, as a schooner haven and as a base for smugglers.

Ærø's past and history All over Ærø there are exciting traces of ancient times. More recent history, particularly under the duchies, is very interesting. The period ran from the 1300s until 1864, and along the way Ærø was united and divided into a number of enclaves. Ærø was outside the tariff barrier of the Danish kingdom and this created a basis for flourishing smuggling which constituted the profession for a vast number of islanders. In 1750, Ærø was unified into one administrative unit. A monument at Olde Mølle marks the unification. At this unification, practical consideration was made of the old Jutlandic Law from 1241 and even today some of the rules of that old law still apply on Ærø.

In terms of contemporaty history, the struggle for survival as a peripheral community has high priority. The cohesiveness of the Ærø islanders in this

respect was particularly evident in the year 2000 when a people's movement saved the Marstal Nautical Training Centre from closure.

Passage graves, Lindsbjerg

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Beaches

on Ærø

Eriks Hale

For many people, their lifelong love of Ærø begins on the beach. The coastline helps to define an island, and the beaches on Ærø are enchanting; each in its own way. Ærø's three big towns all have child-friendly beaches with crystal clear water and soft sand. Each summer, happy bathing guests from nearby marinas and camping sites all head for the beaches. You will hear children splashing and laughing and experience bust­ ling and cosy beach life. The beaches have clear skies that give you a feeling of room to yourselves. Water sports take place off the coast at all beaches – it is easy to move with to wind and weather if you wish to surf or sail, dive or paddle. Søby Strand Well sheltered in a bay is the beautiful little headland of Søby Strand and here is a very fine sandy sea bed and a wooden pier. The beach is a mere mussel's throw from playground, marina and café. Vesterstrand Just west of Ærøskøbing is Vesterstrand, only a few minutes' walk from marina and cam­ ping site. The fine sandy beach has a beauti20 ÆRØ GUIDE 2018

ful location towards Urehoved and boasts the small beach huts like coloured pearls on a string. This is child-friendly, shallow and there is a bathing jetty. It is a tradition for the visitors and citizens of the town to head for the beach in the evening to enjoy the sunset. Many light a grill, some may find their SUP board or enjoy a last swim in the warm waves. Eriks Hale In the outskirts of Marstal is Eriks Hale, close to the marina and the camping site – and with two types of sea: One at each side. As a matter of fact, Eriks Hale is a cape: from one side you can swim in the calm, warm Lille Hav (Little Sea), a secluded, shallow bay between the harbour and the beach – and on the other side is the fresh Baltic Sea. Here are also the picturesque beach huts that sparkle side by side. Also the red thatched beach hut, which is a trade mark in Denmark, is located here – the very beach hut that appears on the cover of this version of the Ærø Guide. Eriks Hale also gives you the opportunity of a very special walk if you follow the isthmus to its end; this trip will take you past all of

the beautiful beach huts, and at the new breakwater into the Baltic at the tip of the isthmus, it turns 90 degrees and you can continue along the outside of the great pier to Kalkovnen on Frederiksøen. Take a break here close to the entry of the harbour and enjoy your packed lunch with the view of Marstal – before you continue your walk, for you will have to take the beautiful trip the same way back. Unless you are lucky to hail a passing boat and get a lift, as there is only a distance of 50m between Frederiksøen and the piers on the other side. A walk out of the ordinary of approx. 4km. Along the coast From Ærøskøbing and way out past Skovby, the most delicate and undisturbed beaches wind. Towards the unique Archipelago you will find both sandy and pebbled beaches. Here are shallow stretches as well as deep water. Therefore anglers will often go for these stretches. On the south coast where the Baltic rolls in, you will find sandy beaches as well beaches with pretty rocks and pebbles shaped by the sea. At the stretch between Voderup Klint and Rise Strand you will find the charac-


2014, and during Whitsun of that year, the Danish Naturist Society held its annual Whitsun gathering on Ærø, when many people visited the beach which was well recommended by the many participants. In principle, all beaches in Denmark are freeclothes beaches; however the location of the Risemark beach, its characteristics and accessibility all mean that many naturists enjoy visiting it. There is good parking at the beach. Risemark

teristic rocks with holes, known as ’cows’, and here you may touch gold in the form of amber. You can enjoy a swim all along Ærø – also on the pebbled beaches of the south coast, but don't forget bathing shoes. Risemark Clothes Free Beach Naturists are welcome on Ærø. Risemark Beach is an outstanding naturist beach in wonderful nature. Risemark Strand was officially inaugurated as a naturist beach in

beach is clearly marked with the sign FKK/ Naturist Beach so as a naturist you can feel quite comfortable to use the beach in the nude. On Ærø you can take a dip all year round, and the Ærø Winter Swimmers take to the sea from the BP House on Ærøskøbing Harbour every morning at 8 during the season which is from 1 September to 1 May. Everybody is welcome.

History of the beach huts

Vesterstrand

The first private beach huts on Ærø popped up in the early 1920's. They were erected by locals for private use at Vesterstrand by Ærøskøbing and on Eriks Hale by Marstal. The first beach huts were a very diverse collection. Some were mere shacks, just big enough for changing clothes, whereas others looked like cottages. They were all houses for pleasure and leisure – somewhat like allotment sheds which they resemble in terms of style. The very first huts were erected at the end of a wooden pier, but gradually the huts were positioned along the top of the beach. No rules regulated the constructions and no requirements were made of positioning, design or colouring,

still some unwritten codes must have ­applied that needed to be observed in consideration of their location. As the beach huts spread out, some of the rather simple sheds disappeared and many were provided with a small veranda. The majority of the beach huts were erected on the beach which is a public beach. There was some controversy over the legality of the beach huts in the early 1960s, where some owners had major difficulties with the renewal of their lease contracts. The nature conservancy board was involved but even as early as that, the huts had gained such a great place in people's hearts that removing them was not an option. The beach hut

Photo on loan from Ærøskøbing Local History Archives

case went on for nearly two decades and in the meantime attempts were made to solve the conflict with various ideas. Today, the beach huts – 74 at Vesterstrand and 19 at Eriks Hale – are featured on various lists of cultural heritage worthy of preservation. The land under the beach huts is on permanent leases. And the provisions are rigorous: No annexes, no additions and no installation of electricity or running water. Everything must remain as it was. Further reading on the beach huts and their story can be found in danish, in the book »Badehusene – en fortælling om badelivet i Ærøskøbing«, also available from the Tourist Office, or join one of the guided tours – please see the calendar of events.

The thatched red beach hut at Eriks Hale is the most photographed hut on Ærø. It was completed on 19 August 1931 and its first owner was the draper Chr. Christensen and his wife Valborg. When time permitted, the couple went from Marstal out to Eriks Hale, often together with their two children or with colleagues or business relations. The beach hut is private, but may be booked at: www.nostalgimarstal.dk/ strandhus.

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Island of Rambling in the South-of-Funen Archipelago If you want to have an active holiday with lots of exercise and fresh air in beautiful surroundings and with fantastic views of the South-of-Funen Archipelago and the Baltic Sea, then Ærø is it. The island is big enough and sufficiently varied to provide even choosy ramblers with challenges, and small enough to be covered by foot in just under a week. However, if you only have the possibi­ lity of using your walking boots for a day or a few hours, there are countless possibilities. At the tourist office, maps and further information is available – along with information on how to combine your walks with the free buses on Ærø. We can also assist you with tips on accommodation and where to eat along or near the various walking routes. Here is a selection of experiences awaiting our rambling visitor: The Archipelago Trail The 200 km long Archipelago Trail starts in Søby on Ærø and finishes in Falsled in SouthWest Funen. The Trail encircles the beautiful South-of-Funen Archipelago, and Ærø tempts you with 36 magnificent kilometres of this nature Trail. After its start in Søby, the Trail passes through Vitsø and continues past the historic ramparts near Søbygaard. From there, it runs through a rolling terrain through the beautiful area near Ærø Nature Reserve and continues via Borgnæs to the idyllic Ærøskøbing. From Ærøskøbing, the Trail continues along the sea, before winding its way over the hills at Stokkeby and from there along historic paths to Lille Rise, down through the marshland and on to Gråsten Nor. The last part of the walk passes through

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Kragnæs and continues along the old church path past Ommel Church and finishes in the mariners’ town of Marstal. At the tourist office you can buy a more detailed booklet about the entire Archipelago Trail. Coastal Trail Along the south side of Ærø near the coast is the »Coastal Trail«, its 30km mainly follows bicycle route 91. From the trail you can take a trip to the coast and to Voderup Klint Vitsø and Søbygaard Starting at Loddenbjerg plantation just outside Søby a splendid walking path runs through the reclaimed area of Vitsø and further on to Duke Hans’ hunting lodge, Søbygaard, with the impressive ramparts. In spring you can enjoy the many greylags and

other birds in the reclaimed area, go for a walk down to the beach and enjoy the view across the Baltic Sea to Als and Germany. The Trail at Gråsten Nor The signposted walking route is 8km long and takes the rambler through the largest connected meadow area in the Funen area. Gråsten Nor is a reclaimed sea area now providing the basis for a varied and exciting nature. In spring, this is where you will find the protected may orchids, more than 75,000 plants, as well as agile frog and green frog and here are hundreds of nesting birds. Both in spring and in the autumn the cove is an important resting place for numerous migrating birds. The Trail at Gravendal The Gravendal trail starts at the same place as the Gråsten Nor trail. The trail offers adventures of both nature and history. It takes the rambler along the high hills of the Vejsnæs coast, past the church ruins of Skt. Albert and up to the ancient monument on Lindsbjerg which offers great views over the Marstal Bay to the island of Langeland. The trail passes one of the most distinctive estates on Ærø, Gravendal, which was partitioned from the ducal Graasten. At Graven­ dal, you can also visit Duke Christian's Lounge. Pick up a folder on ’The Trail at Gråsten Nor’ and ’The Trail at Gravendal’ at the tourist office.


Ærø is cut out for biking holidays. The landscape is varied and the island has a suitable size so distances will never be too long. The local cycling routes 91 and 92 and the national cycling route N8 with their 66km wind along the coasts of Ærø, and you will be thrilled by the grand panoramas that are revealed as you go. Stop at the small road-side stalls to buy what Ærø's nature produces, or pop into the many galleries around on the island. Detailed cycling maps are for sale in the tourist offices. The summer of 2012 saw a new trail for cycling and walking, »Nevrestien« that runs between Marstal and Ærøskøbing. The trail has no climbs and you will have ample opportunities to enjoy the South-of-Funen Archipelago along one side and fields and beautiful nature on the other. At the Tourist Office you can get biking maps and buy books with a total of ten different cycling experiences around the island. Route descriptions spiced with good stories on the locations of the routes.

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Primitive Campsites If you are one for staying overnight in the open, Ærø has ample opportunities for primitive nights in campsites or in shelters. In the list below you will find an outline of Ærø's shelters and primitive campsites These are campsites - usually without access to bath, and you have to bring along your own tent. Ulveholm Øster Bregningemark 19 5970 Ærøskøbing Adm. by Ærø Municipality. Tel. (+45) 63 52 50 00 Voderup overnight site (Between Voderup 31 and 33) 5970 Ærøskøbing Adm. by Fyns Statsskovdistrikt Tel. (+45) 62 65 17 77 Follow the signs from cycle route 91 Nearest address with facilities: Voderup 35B

Birkholm www.bookenshelter.dk Kleven Harbour Klevenvej 9 Ommel 5960 Marstal Tel. (+45) 61 74 73 56 New building with bath/toilet at the campsite (Two shelters at Ærøgården) Pitch at Vråvejen, Ærøskøbing Borgnæsdal Øsemarksvej 10 5970 Ærøskøbing Tel. (+45) 62 52 21 22 (+45) 42 74 25 42 E-mail: mette-olaf@mail.tele.dk Helene Jedzini Løkken 5. 5970 Ærøskøbing Tel. (+45) 61 33 91 88 (+45) 42 48 24 15 There are two shelters at the site, bench/table, bonfire, area for tents and horses and access to water and toilet

Lille Rise overnight site Lille Rise Skov Access from Ellemosevej 5970 Ærøskøbing Adm. by Fyns Statsskovdistrikt Tel. (+45) 62 65 17 77 Closest address with facilities: Frydendal 18

Søby Ærø Havnevejen 2 5970 Søby Tel. (+45) 40 33 91 14 Please call in advance

Anker Pedersen Havnevejen 2 5985 Søby Tel. (+45) 40 33 91 14 E-mail: ankerp@gmail.com

Skovby (Skåret): Nederste Skovbymark (path towards the beach) 5985 Søby one shelter, sleeps five www.bookenshelter.dk

Kragnæs Færgegårdsvej 13, 5960 Marstal Tel. (+45) 20 52 45 76 Ærø Teltplads (pitch) Vesterskovsvej 16, 5960 Marstal Tel. (+45) 24 44 14 50, E-mail: friborg5@hotmail.com Web: www.aeroe-teltplads.dk Possibility for use of shower, washing machine and dryer. Breakfast may be ordered. Voderup (Vesteraas) Voderup 41, 5970 Ærøskøbing one shelter, sleeps nine, www.bookenshelter.dk Sjoen Acces via Østersøvej (Dunkærmark) 5970 Ærøskøbing two shelters, sleep nine www.bookenshelter.dk Drinking water available at Sønder Kystvej 19 Lunden at Villa Blomberg Smedevejen 13 5970 Ærøskøbing Located at the bike path Nevrestien. Toilet, Access to water. Vitsøhus Permakulturhave Søbygårdsmarksvej 3, 5985 Søby Tel. (+45) +45 36 98 19 19 (+45) 25 64 40 03 www.vitsoehus.dk Segway tours, Paradise Garden tour, Herbal safari, Rosie-The-Tour, Unforgettable animal tour.

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Out into nature

and active holidays

Ærø offers 80 km of widely varying coastline with fine opportunities for angling for sea trout, cod, garfish, mackerel, grey mullet and flatfish. On Ærø, you can angle from everywhere – and regardless of the weather, you will find a good angling spot with fine conditions within 15-20 minutes. Particularly, fly fishing is enjoyable on an island, because you can always find a spot with favourable winds. The island offers beautiful and varying nature with plenty of room for the angler – and not least many different kinds of fishing spots ranging from open coast to bays, coves, points and inlets. It is difficult to single out one place on Ærø, as it is possible to angle most of the year from all along the coasts. For example, the south-western part of Ærø is in fact one long angling spot. The south coast to the Baltic is characterised by deeper water, small points and many gravel bars. Favourite months are in spring and autumn. The north side to the Archipel-

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ago is rather more shallow, and here angling is generally fine over winter. In the inlet Kløven you may be lucky to find a true sea trout eldorado during December-February. When water temperatures reach 7-8˚C, you may catch sea trout from all spots, both in the inlet and from the open coastline. All over the island are fine access roads to the coast and the angling spots. Sea trout angling during summer is best du­ ring the night, and particularly in the calm, white nights, angling on Ærø is a great experience. Ærø's north-westerly point around Skjoldnæs Lighthouse, where the water is deep and the current strong, is a fine summer spot. During the warm months of summer, particularly garfish is found along Danish coasts, and this is an entertaining fighter that takes largely any bait – therefore this is also a fine season for bringing the children along on a fishing trip as chances for a catch are great. Garfish is a fine fish to cook, at that.

Angling for flatfish is popular. It is both relaxing and cosy, and the whole family can join. Method and bait is simple; leger and worm, and you can catch plaice, dab and flounder all year round. Eating quality is best in late summer and autumn. The flatfish are often in the sand at the edge of seagrass and reefs that are clearly seen from the shore as dark patches. Each year since 1979, Ærø Sportsfiskerforening has put out one- and two-year-old sea trout fry directly from the coast. These fish have since contributed to the very fine coast angling for sea trout that Ærø is known for. The club also holds an annual fishing competition in the autumn with fine prizes where anglers from near and far meet for a sea trout weekend on Ærø. When fishing on Ærø you can find accommodation with good facilities such as a place for cleaning, additional freezer space, drying room for gear and clothes. At the tourist office you can buy the book »117 fine Funen


Playgrounds On Ærø, there are several fine playgrounds for big and small children. In connection with the recreational areas at the marinas in Søby, Marstal and Ærøskøbing are some fine playgrounds that appeal to children of all age groups. The playgrounds all have a maritime notion. On the harbour in Marstal, for instance, there is a big fish trap in addition to the general playground equipment such as swings, seesaw, aerial runway, etc. The playgrounds are fine excursion targets for the whole family with ample opportunities to enjoy your own food or use the barbecues.

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fishing spots«, and the statutory fishing licence – which is also available at www.fisketegn.dk. Do visit the tourist office and get the latest news on fishing on the island.

calm weather you can often see the mullets coming quite close to the beach in great flocks. You can even feed them with bread (an effective bait if you fish with a rod). It is a shy fish, but when you succeed in luring it,

it's worth all your troubles. Not to mention that the grey mullet is a fine eatable fish. So, to those of you with a bent towards angling or underwater hunting we dare say that Ærø is second to none!

Underwater hunting Ærø also offers grand experiences under the surface of the sea. It requires nothing but a pair of goggles for you to see for yourselves, and Ærø boasts an extraordinarily beautiful underwater world with a rich wildlife in the clear waters around the island. Underwater hunting has become increasingly popular in Denmark, and Ærø really offers impressive conditions with good visibility and varying seabed conditions. In the waters around Ærø you may get quite close to flatfish, cod, sea trout, garfish and grey mullet. Indeed, the grey mullet is fun to hunt with a harpoon. This is a summer visitor which passes by the Danish coasts from May to October. From the clifftops and in

Free busses If there is one single thing that both visitors and locals fully enjoy, it is the free buses on Ærø. Basically, the bus leaves once every hour, through beautiful landscapes and idyllic villages. From the bus stop at the harbour in Ærøskøbing it will take approx. 25 min. to go to Marstal or Søby. The bus route goes from Ærøskøbing to Marstal through the villages Lille Rise and Store Rise. Another route leaves Ærøskøbing to Søby, stopping at Stokkeby Landevej, Olde Mølle – and through the villages of Tranderup, Vindeballe, Breg-

ninge, Leby, and Skovby. (Some days du­ ring the week, there are two departures to the authentic fishing hamlets Ommel and Kragnæs).

The free bus gives you the opportunity to jump on and off the bus as you wish – and this applies to your entire stay on Ærø. This arrangement also means that when planning a walk or a bike-ride you can adapt your start and finish to the bus route. Yes, indeed. You can take your bike on the bus, as long as there is room for it. Bus stops where bikes may be taken along, are marked in the schedule. There are many options and with the buses of Ærø you only have to concentrate on enjoying the ride. See the schedule at www.aeroe-ferry.dk or www.jesperbus.dk.

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side of Ærø, and the back 9 holes are behind the Skjoldnæs Lighthouse on the northern side of the island. There are many challenges both out and back, particularly when it is windy, but the course in not physically demanding and is manageable for the regular golfer. The pleasure of playing golf on Ærø starts early during the beautiful trip to the Skjoldnæs Lighthouse which stands as a landmark for the course. The Ærø Golf club house is set in the charming old residence of the lighthouse manager. The course is open every day from sunrise to sunset. Please visit www.aeroegolf.dk.

Golf on Ærø The golf course has a unique location at the Skjoldnæs Lighthouse, surrounded by the sea on three sides. You have sea views from each and every green, which make the course the only one of its kind in Denmark. A seaside course which is otherwise found only in Scotland or Ireland. The views are unique and you will often have to stop and be happy that an exemption was granted to lay out a coastal golf course on this very spot.

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Particularly in summer, there are myriads of yachts in the Baltic and the South-of-Funen Archipelago on their route round the Skjoldnæs Lighthouse; this makes most golfers breathless. The yachts are often so close to the course that you can hear people talking on board when the weather is calm. A round on the course is a very special experience that you ought to try, and which very many guest players come back to again and again. The front 9 holes are on the southern

Windsurfing and Kitesurfing All year round, Ærø offers outstanding opportunities for windsurfers, whether you are a beginner or a seasoned surfer. A suitable surfing spot is never far. Kitesurfers will find good conditions both in Det Lille Hav (The Little Sea) at Eriks Hale in Marstal, in the inlet between Nevre and Ommelshoved, and at Uhrehoved in Ærøskøbing. Sea Kayaking Sea kayaking in the South-of-Funen Archipelago is quite a unique experience. Here you will find one of Denmark's most attractive waters, where the many islands and islets invite you to sea kayak adventures.


See www.havkajakcenter-marstal.dk It is also possible to hire a sea kayak and take off on your own. At www.kajakudlejningen.dk you can book sea kayaks, delivered where you like on the island. A fine kayak house has been constructed in Ærøskøbing harbour to complete the project of the ’Blue Strongpoints in the South-of-Funen Archipelago'. The kayak house is made for the benefit of the many kayak enthusiasts of the Archipelago and completes the basic idea of Nature Tourism with the project: Encourage access and nearness to sea and coast.

Sea Kayak Centre Marstal arranges day and week courses, where you are introduced to the sea kayak and are taken along on guided tours in the Archipelago.

Segway You can also discover Ærø from a Segway and give yourself a fun, different and unique experience. In the beautiful landscape around Vitsø, amidst some of the most unique nature of the island, you will find the longest nature track in Denmark. Segway Ærø also arranges guided segway tours starting from Ærøskøbing and Marstal. Here you may experience both town and beach while driving with a trained guide. See dates in the Calender of Events or read further at www.vitsoehus.dk.

Ærø Airfield Ærø Airfield (EKAE) was established in 1960 which makes it one of the oldest airfields in Denmark, and, at the same time, the home base for Starling Air that offers taxi and tour flights. The international airfield connects Ærø with all of Europe and every summer many visiting aircraft land here. With its two grass strips (789m), the airfield is located in the cove Gråsten Nor, between Ærøskøbing and Marstal. AVGAS 100LL fuel is available against payment in cash, and you may hire a car as well as bicycles.Further info on Ærø Airfield by phone: (+45) 63 52 63 67.

Activities Bowling Ærø Bowling Center Statene 42, 5970 Ærøskøbing Tel. (+45) 62 52 23 33. www.arrebowl.dk Fitness Centre ÆIK Motionscenter Statene 42, 5970 Ærøskøbing Tel. (+45) 62 52 28 10 (+45) 21 24 29 85 www.aeik.dk

Sightseeing Flights: Ærø Flyveplads / Starling Air Dortheadalsvej 11, 5960 Marstal, Tel. (+45) 62 53 33 94 www.starling.dk Sail to Birkholm Birkholmruten Bro 2, Marstal Havn Tel. +45 30 70 31 16 / +45 40 40 03 25 www.birkholm-beboerforening.dk

Fitness Ærø Kirkestræde 26, 5960 Marstal Tel. (+45) 62 53 24 91

Playgrounds: Ærøskøbing Marina Marstal Marina Marstal, corner of Søvænget/Toftevænget Søby Marina

Horseback Riding Ærø Ridecenter Vråvejen 16B, 5970 Ærøskøbing Tel. (+45) 40 45 59 70, www.aeroerideklub.dk Tourist riding, tel. (+45) 42 26 72 96

Ærø Golf Club Skjoldnæsvej 8, 5985 Søby Tel. (+45) 62 52 23 63 www.aeroegolf.dk

Elisabeth Ottesen Tværbymark 6, Bregninge, 5970 Ærøskøbing Tel. (+45) 62 58 18 00 / (+45) 29 42 05 91 Yvonne Mae Melchior Søndergade 53, 5970 Ærøskøbing Tel. (+45) 23 92 73 20 Ride in Balance Tranderupmark 3, 5970 Ærøskøbing Tel.: (+45) 52 61 10 03 www.ride-in-balance.com Minigolf (summer): Ærøskøbing, Havnen, Tel. (+45) 25 75 80 06 Søby, Havnevejen 2, Tel. (+45) 40 33 91 14

Sea Kayaking Havkajak Center Marstal Taget 4, 5960 Marstal Tel. (+45) 50 21 94 60 www.havkajakcenter-marstal.dk Ærø Kayak Hire Tel. (+45) 24 61 20 70, (+45) 29 40 96 56 www.kajakudlejningen.dk Kajakhuset Strandvejen 8, 5970 Ærøskøbing Tel. (+45) 24 27 65 51 Key pick-up at the Tourist Office. Outside opening hours, please contact Hans Eriksen, tel:(+45) 28 49 72 79.

Ærø Tennis Club Pilebækken, 5970 Ærøskøbing www.aeroetennisklub.dk Segway tours Vitsøhus / Segway Ærø Søbygårdsmarksvej 3, 5985 Søby Ærø +45 36 98 19 19 / +45 25 64 40 03 www.vitsoehus.dk Yoga Yogastudio Søby by Dorit Lassen Søby Landevej 20, 5985 Søby, Tel. (+45) 41 48 68 95, www.yoga-aeroe.info Bicycle rental Nørremarkens Cykler, Møllevejen 77, 5960 Marstal, Tel: +45 62 53 14 77 Sejl- og Presenningsservice (sail and tarp service), Sejlmagervej 2, 5960 Marstal Strandvejen 2, 5970 Ærøskøbing Tel: +45 62 53 12 71 Søby Cykeludlejning (bike rental) Havnevejen 2, 5985 Søby, Tel: +45 40 33 91 14, E-mail: ankerp@gmail.com Andelen Cykeludlejning, Søndergade 28A, 5970 Ærøskøbing, Tel: +45 61 60 75 11 Pilebækkens Cykler, Pilebækken 11, 5970 Ærøskøbing, Tel: +45 62 52 11 10 Dog park: The off-leash dog park in Egehovedskoven at Marstal is a fenced-in area of 1.9 hectare. Open all year.

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Experiences of historical Ærø

Ærøskøbing Town Museum The museum is housed in the old police yard (Landfogedgård) in Brogade. It is the local culture-historical museum of the island which holds collections from the market town, maritime and agricultural environments – including a unique collection of costumes. Craftsmen and museum employees are wor­ king on creating a new and modern exhibition on Ærø's fascinating history and life on the island. Therefore Ærø Town Museum will be closed during all of 2018. When we open again, visitors will have answers to, e.g., what Bismarck has to do with Ærø, and why the islanders cook eggs on the beaches on Easter Saturday. Hammerich's House An extremely well-preserved half-timbered Ærøskøbing house of the 1700's with the original layout where the narrow staircases and an old fireplace are preserved. The house was furnished by sculptor Gunnar Hammerich (1893-1977) and has an impressive collection of antiques, including 3000

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Dutch tiles, Kellinghusen faiences and other domestic utensils dating from the 1600's-1800's from South Jutland and the South-of-Funen Archipelago. For many years, Gunnar Hammerich was a zealous advocate of the preservation-worthy environment in the old market town that has provided the town with the distinguished Europa Nostra Prize in 2002. His artistic activities appear from several memorials across the island. Søbygaard (Patron, His Royal Highness Prince Joachim) The Manor House was built by Duke Hans the Younger in 1580. Both the main buil­ ding and the farm buildings stand on small islands bordered by a tall stone glacis. Above the moat the drawbridge is reconstructed in the postholes of Hans the Duke's original bridge. The Manor House stands right next to Middle Age castle mounds dating back to the 1100's. History emanates from this spot – which also has its own »white lady« – and bears witness to Ærø's past under the duchies. The buildings are home to a museum shop, administration, kitchen, activity centre

Kiss the Frog and exhibition halls and a concert hall that offers classical concerts at a very high level. The concert hall is decorated with the artist Sven Havsteen-Mikkelsen's models of glass mosaics that hang in various Nordic churches. In his last 25 years, Havsteen-Mikkelsen lived at Øster Breg­ ningemark, not far from Søbygaard. During the summer months there are alternating exhibitions in the Castle and in the barn. In the well-preserved cellars of the castle you can see Alexander Jokisch’ tile paintings that were made for Søbygaard. The restoration of Søbygaard The ugly duckling has grown into a beautiful swan! After 25 years' restoration work the past glories are again distinguished at the one remaining manor of five that Ærø had in the 17th century. The buildings have been restored, a drawbridge has been constructed, a lake-source heating system is now heating the buildings, and around the castle water is again in the moat like in the days of the duke. A rich animal life is heard, not least the croaking frogs. Behind the barn


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Hammerichs House

Ærø has its own flag which originates from Duke Christian, Duke of Ærø from 1622 to 1633. The flag is described in the estate inventory after him. It says that it is was wound around a pole and measured 2.87m x 2.81m, after conversion from the Hanseatic measure. The standard was golden yellow, sea green and body coloured in 9 stripes. The three-striped Ærø flag appeared around 1960 – a modern version. In the 1600-hundreds, flags usually had multiple stripes. A reconstruction of the old standard can be seen at Søbygaard. you will find the beehives of Søbygaard full of humming bees that you will meet when Johannes guides you around in the area and teaches you about natural bee keeping. In addition a parking area has been built and there is a public path around the lake. In the area behind the barn is an open air stage and a nature playground. This is also the stage where the traditional and merry Ærø festival play is performed during week 28. Kiss the Frog Kiss the Frog is a concept aiming at providing child families and school classes with a lot of fun and instructive experiences in nature and in cultural history. The events centre Kiss the Frog at Søbygaard provides children and adults with equipment to go hunting for adventures and surprises in nature. Take a treasure hunt, find a crazy creature or herbs for wild pancakes. In all tranquillity you may test various experiences in nature with ten different activities to choose from. You can borrow all the required equipment; GPS for

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treasure hunts, dish recorder for birdcalls, nets for exploring animals and insects in the pond and much more – and grab a printed guide to help you safely through plenty of activities, such as woodlouse races, from grain to cake, and witch tricks. Opening hours for Kiss the Frog are the same as those for Søbygaard Flaske-Peters Samling (Bottle Peter's Collection) The bottle and model ship collection has been exhibited in the former poorhouse in Ærøskøbing since 1943. The collection holds more than 100-year old bottle ships and is the oldest collection of its kind in the world. Flaske-Peter (1873-1960) managed to build more than 1700 bottle ships and 50 big model ships. Around 500 ships can be seen in the collection as well as the memorial cross of his own making with seven bottle ships built into the cross – one for each of the seven seas. The reacquired America Collection with the

famous diving bottle is presented in a diffe­ rent and exciting exhibition. The Old Yard – The Archipelago Restauration Center in Ærøskøbing Det Gamle Værft (The Old Shipyard) is a communicator of maritime cultural heritage and Danish artisan traditions. In the live workshops visitors can get close to history and even get dirty fingers. In the forge, you will be carefully guided in grappling with the redhot iron, in the copper workshop you may forge a bracelet, at the rigging loft you can lay a rope, twine your own key ring and do various sailors' jobs. You can pat a fish and schools and institutions may also slaughter a fish and take it along home for the dinner table. Exhibition and experience are put together to give you ample opportunity of immersion and involvement. The main emphasis is on the processes around the old riveted iron and steel ships. This kind of ship preservation is found nowhere else in Denmark. The vessel, Angelo ex S/S Svendborgsund is on the building berth. The renovation which is part of the exhibition is up and running. The aim is that the S/S Svendborgsund will be renovated and restored to appear as she did a hundred years ago. At that time, the S/S Svendborgsund operated as a passenger ship plying the Marstal – Rudkøbing – Strynø route. Both experiences and exhibitions at The Old Shipyard are constantly evolving and changing. Restoration jobs are currently ongoing. Sometimes we take on old iron constructions for buildings, or over 100-yearold ship's accommodation, or we work for museums or for private people. Everyone at The Old Yard is looking forward to seeing you and to giving you a memorable experience. ÆRØ GUIDE 2018

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Marstal Maritime the Unique Museum

Ahoy visitor! Put on your oilskins when you approach Ærø, and make for the Maritime Museum. When you board the Maritime Museum you'll soon feel like a genuine tar – begin your stay on Ærø with an experience of spindrift for landlubbers as well as sailors. Of course you enter a true maritime museum over a deck, quite the right adventure entrance to the wondrous world of the sea. Also here. The visitor comes aboard into the exhibitions on a sailing ship via the deck of the jagt-schooner HAABET with bulwark, capstan, mast, rig, hatches and deckhouse. In the cabin below it's a bit cramped for people of some calibre and visitors with some disability. On the other hand, disabled visitors can enjoy access to almost all other attractions in the museum and ramps and lifts are available in connection with the new building. Numbers of visitors are increasing, from the most experienced to the youngest generations. In the dinghy port of the museum courtyard children and childlike souls can climb the mast, enter small boats or take on 30 ÆRØ GUIDE 2018

a long voyage with the good ship S/S Martha. At certain times, children may »Build your own ship«. Indoors you will find big gear from the ships such as cabins and deckhouses, the galley from the schooner Bonavista and the original wheelhouse from M/S Dora, where you may board and take the helm or enter the ship's cabins where heavy seas and engine noises will transfer you to the world of the high seas. You can also sit down as a first-class passenger in a deck saloon that once stood on the steam ferry Bagenkop, previously known as the Ærø. Among more than 300 ship's models and panoramas are examples of the first types of sailing ships up to coasters and ferries of our time. A big harbour panorama of Marstal Harbour in 1925 with laid up ships will give you an impression of a lay-up harbour of the time with the ships decommissioned for the winter. Here is a sail maker and his rigging loft, name boards, a boat yard and ship's engines. You will find a sea of wondrous curiosities brought back by mariners from their voy-

ages on the Seven Seas, from exotic places, and the cold Polar Regions, for instance a shrunken head that also sails along in Carsten Jensen's book We, The Drowned. Here are seamen's wives in old costumes in a complete living-room atmosphere that you pass while walking through a »snorre« – one of the small narrow passages that are so characteristic of Marstal. Maritime and Greenland Painter J. E. C. Rasmussen The museum has an ever increasing collection of one of the big Danish golden-age painters, J. E. C. Rasmussen. He was born in Ærøskøbing in 1841, educated as a painter at the Copenhagen Royal Academy of Art, and later moved to Marstal, where in 1880 his house and studio was built. Through scholarships, Rasmussen travelled in Europe, for instance to Italy and – more specifically and, indeed an alternative at the time – also to Greenland where he stayed in 1870-71, during which period he made many sketches. The motifs range from children playing,


women's boats, grouse hunters, Greenland voyagers, and kayaks in impressive Greenland nature, to the carrying home of a dead sealer. Rasmussen is best known for his Greenland and maritime paintings which he made with great skill as he himself had been to sea in his youth. Sky, sea and waves had left deep impressions from his voyages to and from Greenland and along its coastal areas. Rasmussen was first to depict the lives of Greenlanders, for instance through one of his major works Natives Dancing the Tag Dance from 1872 and Young Sealer in Kayak in Snow Drift from 1886, a painting which was recently added to our collection, which is currently expanded through donations. The painter perished in the North Atlantic Ocean on his way home to Marstal from Greenland in 1893, presumably he jumped overboard from the brig Peru of the Royal Greenland Company. Author Carsten Jensen has described the event in his novel »Last Journey«. Mads Boye's bottle ship collection The Maritime Museum holds a lot of items crafted by the watch below such as walking sticks made from the spine of unfortunate sharks, a doll's house and ships in bottles – an entire armada of them even. Well over 100 of these were made by windjammersailor Mads Boye as true copies of old sailing ships. Minutely made to the smallest detail are also Flemming Frederiksen's bottled models that also include coasters and ferries. Lorens Hansen's model ship collection Sailor and shooing smith Lorens Hansen was a model builder of supreme skill. 42 results of his efforts can be seen in the exhibitions from skiffs, over pleasure yachts to the five-

mast bark and training vessel KØBENHAVN, which perished without a trace in 1928 with a crew of 60 young trainees. The Dannebrog, the Royal Danish Yacht, is certainly also worth mentioning as well as the panoramic model of H. C. Christensen's Shipyard in the year 1900. If you kneel and view the scenery at quay level or at dinghy level, and with a bit of imagination this will surely make you feel present at the site and in a very different time and age – for better or worse! Do take your time for the visit! – and take a walk down to Eriksens Plads, the museum area on the harbour in front of the museum. The Breakwater and Eriksen's Site – sea-green cultural heritage in Marstal At the easternmost coastline of Ærø is a natural harbour with access to the Baltic and the Archipelago, protected towards the south by Eriks Hale (Erik's Tail) and to

the east by the impressive one-kilometre long breakwater. The natural harbour has provided living conditions for fishermen and seamen since the dawn of time, and it is the basis for the origin and the growth of Marstal. In line with the explosive growth of the town's merchant fleet in numbers and sizes in the 18th and 19th centuries, an extension of the natural harbour became imperative. The fleet was the capital and the production apparatus of the entire community of the town and thus also its basis for existence, and for several winter months each year the fleet was laid up in the natural harbour. A heavy south-easterly storm that brought destruction to the natural harbour and ships in 1824 speeded up the expansion plans that had not found any fair winds with the authorities. A group of skippers now took matters in their own hands. They soon gained the support from the entire

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town population – around 200 people immediately signed up to work voluntarily at the harbour. On 28 January 1825 around one hundred men began the harbour work which resulted in the impressive and more than one-kilometre long harbour breakwater, built by the town's seamen during one winter after the other under the motto UNITY

MAKES STRENGTH. These are the words on the monument for the families of the breakwater-builders. In the lee behind the boulder breakwater, harbour areas with shipbuilding sites were established. One of these sites is Eriksen's Site with Eriksen's Yard – a harbour sec-

tion most highly worth preservation. This is where Marstal Maritime Museum has moved in. Eriksen's Site is one of the bree­ ding grounds for wooden-shipbuilding with origins in the golden age of Danish shipping with sailing vessels. A dozen woodenshipbuilding yards have launched ships from this site over the years. The site is one of the green breathing spaces with which Marstal Harbour is blessed. Here you are welcome to grill your food and use tables/benches. At certain hours the yard hall is open as well as the engine shed where engines, sometimes even a hot-bulb engine, will be started. Tickets for the Maritime Museum will allow access to this. You are welcome on the site where you can walk around amidst Danish maritime history. The schooner ­Bonavista that lies alongside for restoration may be visited and Samka, the coaster, is also alongside quay. On the site is a partly erected framed schooner as a sculpture of the extensive shipyard activities that have marked the town–up to eight shipyards have simultaneously been building ships on the harbour area. Obviously you move around at your own risk as is the case in harbours and costal area in general. Welcome on board Danish seafaring!

Museum Opening Hours and Entrance Fees MARSTAL SØFARTSMUSEUM (maritime museum) Prinsensgade 1, 5960 Marstal, tel.(+45) 62 53 23 31 info@marmus.dk – www.marmus.dk 1 November – 15 April Mon-Sat 16 April – 31 May all days June, July, August, all days September, October all days Easter holidays.

11am-3pm 10am-4pm 9am-5pm 10am - 4pm 10am–3pm

In July and first two weeks of August, guided tours on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 11am Entrance Fees: Adults 70 DKK Groups (min. 15 persons) 50 DKK Children/youths up to 18, free Tour 600 DKK (700 DKK in weekends/evenings)

ÆRØSKØBING TOWN MUSEUM Brogade 3-5, 5970 Ærøskøbing. Tel. (+45) 62 52 29 50, info@arremus.dk www.arremus.dk CLOSED IN 2018 DUE TO RECONSTRUCTION HAMMERICH'S HOUSE Gyden 22, 5970 Ærøskøbing, +45 62 52 29 50.

THE OLD YARD – ARCHIPELAGO RESTORATION CENTRE Ærøskøbing Havn 4a, 5970 Ærøskøbing tel. (+45) 62 52 12 22, info@detgamlevaerft.dk See opening hours etc at: www.detgamlevaerft.dk Entrance fees: Adults 50 DKK/Children (up to 15) 30 DKK. Children only with adults.

Sculptor Gunnar Hammerich's collection of antiques from Ærø and North Schleswig, incl. 3000 Dutch tiles. 25 June – 31 August

all days

noon-3pm.

Off season, open by agreement with Ærø Museum, tel.(+45) 62 52 29 50. From 1 July - 15 August guided tours on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 1pm. Entrance fees: adults DKK 40 /children under 18 free SØBYGAARD Søbygårdsvej 2-4, 5985 Søby, tel.(+45) 62 52 29 50 or tel.(+45) 62 58 16 76, info@arremus.dk, www.arremus.dk Duke Hans the Younger's restored manor house from 1580 with varying exhibitions, concerts and activity centre Kiss the Frog. 19 May – 26 October

The Schooner Bonavista Open all year 8am–10pm. Access free. Eriksen's Site Open. Boat builder's workshop is open when doors are open. Access free. Engine shed is open whenever an engine is running. Access is included in the entrance fee for the Maritime Museum.

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all days

10am-4pm

From 1 July - 15 August guided tours on Mondays and Wednesdays at 1pm. Entrance fees: Adults DKK 60 /children under 18 free Kiss the Frog, DKK 25 per child. Adults, ordinary entrance fee. Group tickets are available.

FLASKE-PETERS SAMLING (Bottle Peter's Collection) Smedegade 22, 5970 Ærøskøbing, tel.(+45) 81 55 59 72 flaskepetersmindestue@gmail.com Flaske-Peter's bottled and model ships on show in the town's former poorhouse. 1 May – 25 June Mon-Sat 11am-3pm 26 June – 27 August all days 10am-4pm 28 August – 25 Sept. Mon-Sat 11am-3pm Open during Easter and Autumn holidays 11am-3pm Tours: 30 June – 14 August Tuesdays and Thursdays 11am Entrance fee: Adults 40 DKK. Children under 12 go free. Children under 18: DKK 20. Group discount may apply. Contact outside opening hours by phone (+45) 81 55 59 72.


Sustainable

Energy Island

Ærø Municipality has adopted the objective that by 2025 the island must be self-sufficient with sustainable energy and be CO2 neutral. Today the island has reached a point where it is considered one of the leading renewable-energy islands in the world. District heating based on sun and biomass The island has little under 7 square metres of sun collectors per inhabitant to cover part of the district heating consumption. This is probably a world record. The remainder of district hearing comes from wood and straw which is CO2 free. The solar heating plant of Marstal District Heating is among the largest in Denmark with a total solar panel area of 33,365 square metres. The solar heating plant co­vers approx. 55 per cent of the district heating requirement in Marstal, Ommel and Græsvænge. This is possible, because in summer the sun heats up the water in three hot-water storages that are used once the heating season starts in the autumn. The hot-water storages comprise a steel tank of 2,100 cubic metres, a pit heat storage of 10,000 cubic metres and another one of 75,000 cubic metres. The part of the h ­ eating requirement that cannot not be covered by the sun comes from a 4 MW wood chip boiler and a 1.5 MW CO2 heat pump. Ærøskøbing District Heating is based on 100 per cent sustainable energy sources. The solar heating plant is 7,000 square metres and can cover around 23 per cent of the district heating requirement in Ærøskøbing. The remaining heating supply is produced by a straw boiler (3.2 MV) and a wood pellet boiler (800 kW). Rise District Heating is a fully automatic plant based on 100 per cent sustainable energy sources. The solar heating plant is 3,600 square metres and with a steel storage of 4,000 cubic metres it covers 50 per cent of the district heating requirement. The remaining heat is produced by a wood pellet boiler (800 KW). Self-sufficient in wind turbine power Ever since the early 1980s, wind turbines have had a central place in the utilisation of

renewable energy sources on Ærø. As early as 1985, the then biggest wind turbine park in Denmark was established on Ærø where 11 turbines of 55 KW each were erected at Rise Mark. These turbines along with six older turbines were taken down in 2002 when they were replaced by three big 2 MW turbines. In 2011 another three 2-MW turbines were erected and today these six turbines on the island between them gene­ rate more electricity than Ærø's total annual consumption. It is a distinguishing feature of the Ærø wind turbines that they are owned and operated by local wind turbine guilds. The turbines are owned by around 650 local shareholders, which means that just under 10 per cent of the island's population are co-owners. Battery-powered Ferry In 2018, the battery-powered ferry, Ellen, will be inaugurated on the service between Søby and Fynshav on Als. The modern and innovative battery ferry is a world-class ground-breaking invention which is partly developed and built on Ærø. The ferry is powered 100% by batteries with a capacity of 4.3 MWh and the Ellen will cover a distance of up to 22 nautical miles between each re-charge, which is

seven times as far as any existing battery ferry. Follow the pioneering project at www. el-færgeprojekt.dk or on Facebook: »Den bæredygtige energiØ Ærø« (the sustainable energy island Ærø). Lake-source heating system at Søbygaard The moat and the lake at the manor house Søbygaard has been re-established and in that connection a lake-source heating system has been installed so that the buildings can be heated by means of energy-efficient heat pumps. In the summer of 2014, before the water level began rising, 7.2km of pipes were placed on the ground which is now the bottom of the lake. The system acts like a terrestrial heating plant, but this is more efficient because it can collect energy from the warm lake water.

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Churches

on Ærø

Ærø has seven churches, each with its own characteristics. The maritime strain is evident in several of the churches. Rise Church is Ærø’s oldest church with a history dating back to the 12th century. The old frescos have been uncovered in some of the churches, and here you are suddenly face to face with church art and religious ­apprehension of bygone ages. A distinctive feature of the churches in Rise, Tranderup and Bregninge is the circular churchyards. Please see the separate brochure on the churches. Get it from the tourist office. Marstal Church Carillon »Even though you cannot see the bells, it is definitely the church that sings,« a little girl said one day about the carillon of Marstal Church, and there is indeed something about that, for the carillon plays every day at 9am, at noon and at 3pm in the winter and in summer also at 5pm. It is a cosy contribution to the sounds of the town and many people stop to listen whether they

Churches – Opening Hours (Evangelical Lutheran churches) MARSTAL CHURCH: 1 April –1 November From toll of morning bell to toll of evening bell Evening song at 7.30pm Tuesdays in school summer holidays OMMEL CHURCH: Please contact vicar or sexton. RISE CHURCH: 8am – 4pm – all year ÆRØSKØBING CHURCH: 8am – 4pm – all year TRANDERUP CHURCH: 8am – 4pm – all year BREGNINGE CHURCH: 8am – 4pm – all year Guided tour by hosts of the church at 11am – 3pm every day of the school summer holidays SØBY CHURCH: 8am – 4pm – all year

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Rise Church


Bregninge Church

Ærøskøbing Church

r­ ecognise the tune. The church has had a minor carillon since 1987, but only in Novem­ber 2012 a complete carillon with 48 bells was inaugurated thanks to a large donation from the A. P. Møller Foundation. The new carillon consists of 34 new bells and a stick-like keyboard that enable the performer to play manually on the carillon. It is quite natural that Marstal has such a carillon, because throughout history the seafaring towns often had such a town-instrument. The church is right in the middle of town so everybody may enjoy the music. Sankt Albert’s Church At Vejsnæs Nakke, traces are seen of Sankt Albert’s Church (originally built as a fortress). The measurement of the restored site is approx. 60 x 30m and it consists of a grave up to three metres deep and powerful ramparts for defence purposes. The dating of the site is presumed to be Viking Age around the year 1000. In the 14th century the site was transformed, as a significant church was built on the spot. Around the church, some 50 graves have been uncovered, many of which are children’s graves. Other findings include a large number of coins which are dated to the time when the church was in use from around the mid 1300s up to the Reformation in 1536. After this, the church was closed down and eventually destroyed. A book is available from Ærø Museum.

Sankt Alberts Church

Ærø - The Wedding Island Romance is flourishing on Ærø! In 2017, around 4500 couples said »I do« to one another on Ærø. The weddings take place all over the island, so you are more than likely to enjoy a wedding without invitation when you visit Ærø. The romantic idyll and charm of the island makes it an obvious place for a wedding and the registrars on Ærø are willing to leave the townhall and wed couples in the Ærø nature – onshore, offshore and even in the air. The many weddings add to the very unique atmos­ phere on the island and should you not run into a wedding at the lighthouse

Skjoldnæs Fyr, at the beaches Vestre Strand in Ærøskøbing or Eriks Hale in Marstal, you are almost guaranteed to meet happy newly-weds in the towns. The wedding island of Ærø is a success story that contributes to keeping the wheels of the island turning – also in idle periods of the year. The story of Ærø, the wedding island, has been related in several international media, and Danish television broadcast a series of programmes in the autumn of 2015 called »Business on the Wedding Island«. A vast part of the couples are foreign, several couples have different nationali-

ties and many LGBTQ couples have also chosen to get married on Ærø. Some couples arrive on their own, others bring along their wedding party and combine their wedding reception and holiday on the island. All of this contributes to creating a happy and festive atmosphere and the island has a number of wedding bureaus who are ready to assist the couples with everything from the paper work to the boutonnière and the wedding cake to ensure that every couple gets precisely the wedding they wish for. At visitaeroe.dk you will find further information around weddings on Ærø.

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Art and

Creativity The art association, Ærø Kunstforening, was founded in 2003. It is a very active and dynamic association that offers its members a community around exhibition, development of ideas and presentation. The association has around 150 members – creative artists, craftsmen and people interested in arts and culture. The association arranges se­ veral public exhibitions and arrangements, including many exhibitions over summer in the Garden House of Dommergaarden in Ærøskøbing and in Minors Hjem at week 28.The island has always had an attraction on visual artists. Just as on Bornholm, in Skagen and Odsherred, light is the utmost attraction. Wherever you are on the island, the sea around it will always ensure that light is reflected and intensified so as to pro­vide sharper contours and saturated colours. Some of the island's creative souls use nature directly: stones, shells, herbs, wood. Others are inspired to work in paper – with charcoal and watercolours – or on canvas with oil and acrylic paint. With some, the outcome is a sculpture or clay is made into a form. Common for all of us in the island is that we live with hilly cliffs,

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headlands, moraine hills, stony beaches, sandy beaches, salt meadows, slopes, marsh, commons, woods, and fields that are still stone fenced, leaving the countryside in our island small-chequered. On Ærø, galleries and workshops are open all over the island. Where there is a sign, guests are welcome to visit the creative artists and watch his or

her working methods and works of art. Small stores sell unique items – clothing, jewellery, hats, and paintings. Everybody is welcome to Ærø Kunstforening's many arrangements during the year. On the association's website (www.kunstnerne.dk) you can see lists of arrangements and activities and a presentation of the members and their works.


Art in Søby all summer

Det Røde Pakhus in Marstal

During this summer it is possible to experience a sculpture exhibition in Søby with 50 sculptures spread across the city and at the harbor. The works are created by 24 professional artists, a group of students from the different art akademis and from »Kunsthøjskolen på Ærø«. The exhibition is public and for free, and it is the fifth time the biennial SommerSkulpturSøby is shown. You can find an information folder on where to find the skuptures at Søby Tourist Office. The catalog can be purchased in Dagli'Brugsen. The exhibition will be om display from 1th of June to the 1th of September. Supported by the State Art Foundation, the New Carlsberg Foundation and the Municipality of Ærø.

Pakhuset (the warehouse) is a newly started small art house on the harbour in Marstal – at Pakhusvej, right by the old ferry berth. The house is made available to the art association MARSTAL ART by the port and Ærø Municipality. The programme for the summer is about to be set up. The idea of the house is to present the island's artistic display in music and art. Anyone who feels for it can – at a modest rate – rent Pakhuset for an event of an artistic nature. During the summer period, in connection with the Culture Day in May in Marstal, there will be an exhibition of photos and weaving with inspiration from the harbour environment around the warehouse. Grafisk Værksted (graphic workshop), which is part of Ærø Art Association, will hold a week with graphic expressions with Lene & Jette as the facilitators. Jan Kiwi will hold his traditional exhibition with the themes of Mermaids of the Archipelago and Poems of Pictures. There are various »sociable cafés« in the making, such as whisky and rum tasting, conversations on culture on Ærø etc. It will all be spiced by music concerts during summer. Weather permitting, part of the arrangements will take place right outside the warehouse in the gravel area overlooking ships and the breakwater, with music for your ears and something cool for your throat. Please follow us in the programme posters in the glass signboard at the red warehouse or on Facebook/MARSTAL ART.

»Join The Club«, Work from an earlier exhibition which you could interact with. The Haslund Hansen family from Copenhagen were some of those who did it.

Art/Galleries Naja Abelsen graphic artist Sketches, watercolours, screen prints etc. in own gallery/atelier. Sketching courses, exhibitions and commissions. Vestergade 74, 5970 Ærøskøbing Tel. (+45)30 23 50 37, www.najaabelsen.dk SCULPTURE BIENNIAL SØBY 2018 1 June – 1 September Sculpture exhibition on the harbour and in the town of Søby www.kunstaeroe.dk

Galleri Rusager Sculpture and painting Søby Vestermark 10, 5985 Søby Tel. (+45) 62 58 24 12, (+45) 21 80 13 62 www.rusager.com Glasriget – Ærø Glass Workshop Open workshop– open all year. by Connie von Elbwart Søndergade 7, 5970 Ærøskøbing Tel. (+45) 27 57 44 27, www.glasriget.dk

Fars Griller – Mors mænd Art workshop with sculptures in clay and bronze, shortcuts to smiles. Kongensgade 22, 5960 Marstal Tel. (+45) 21 49 14 25, www.druddesign.dk

Kæphesten Arts and craft by Ærø artisans. Unique clothes, children's clothing, blankets, jewellery, lamps, candlesticks, woodware, ceramics, wickerwork, screen prints, etc. Søndergade 1, 5970 Ærøskøbing

Galleri K Acrylic and oil paintings, cold needle etchings and decorated rocks. Ellemosevej 2, 5970 Ærøskøbing Tel. (+45) 61 35 35 81, www.ruhetgaard.dk

Vitsø Art School Café & gallery, creative summer and weekend courses in painting and art appreciation. Søby Landevej 18, 5985 Søby Tel. (+45) 57 80 20 46, www.vitsøkunstskole.dk

Gallery Rita Lund Paintings Painter with private gallery and studio. Prinsensgade 6, 5960 Marstal. Tel. (+45) 62 53 21 73, www.ritalund.dk

Dietmars Skulpturhave Denmark's smallest gallery – in a yellow phone booth, and sculptures on show in the garden, Tværbymark 18, 5970 Ærøskøbing

Lunden at Villa Blomberg, Ærøskøbing Outdoor »ship setting« by artist Ole Hartvig. Exhibition at Minors Hjem Teglgade 11 5960 Marstal, Tel. (+45) 51 23 62 89, www.nipsen.wix.com/minorshjem Vesterled Galleri Anne Værnes. Paintings and graphics Open daily in June, July and August Vesterskovsvej 20, Ommel 5960 Marstal Tel. (+45) 30 53 30 32 www.anneværnes.dk Fine Art Gallery of Ærø by Lone Djurhuus Måne and Hannibal Måne Paintings, cheramics and design. Baggaarde 1, 5970 Ærøskøbing Open 11am-5pm or by appointment. Tel. (+45) 20 68 75 40 / (+45) 41 40 91 77 www.lonedjurhuus.dk www.hannibalmaane.dk

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A Mecca

for the senses

It may be the clean and clear air that makes scents and tastes appear so obvious on Ærø. You will find a Mecca of good sensory experiences. You will be taken back to times when you taste an old-fashioned candy or sniff old genuine soap. Pleasure of food and local quality produce are in high esteem on Ærø. Scattered over the island you will find farms, conventional as well as organic, and both big and small food manufacturers who are all preoccupied with producing quality products. On the island are several eateries that use local produce for their menus – don't hesitate to ask for the history behind your meal.

On Ærø we produce meat of a very high qua­ lity which you can taste either at the local restaurants – or take home as cuts and irre­ sistible smoked goods. Or how would you like to select your future steak directly from the field?

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Ærø also offers a profusion of new-spun honey, syrup and juices of all kinds, marmalades, wine, rapeseed oil, teas, herbal and spiced salt, creams and soaps, candies and filled chocolates. When you move about on the island you will find several road-side stalls with fresh eggs and fruit and vegetables along with plenty of other good things. Ærø's own butchery is located in the village of Dunkær, so that lam, goat, pig and cow may be slaughtered locally. On the harbour in Marstal, several fishermen will take orders and sell fresh fish directly from their boats. In the village of Rise you will find the island brewery, Rise Bryggeri, which offers a wide range of good beer, including organic beer. During the summer time the brewery offers tours and beer tasting several times every week. Neighbouring Rise Bryggeri is Ærø Cigar. A small tobacco plantation which each year produces hand-rolled Ærø cigars. Here you have the opportunity of following the to-

Ærø Cigar


bacco road from seeds to complete, rolled cigars, for the entire process is made more or less by hand in Rise. In 2016, Ærø Whisky Destillery & Visitor's Centre opened in the yard of the old mer­ chant's house at the Town Square in Ærøs­ købing. Ærø Whisky is genuinely a local product where each and every bottle can be traced to the specific field on the island that supplied the barley malt. The oak barrels, manufactured of Ærø oak by joiners in Søby, are used at first to store mead made of Ærø honey in order to provide the finished whisky with a slightly sweet flavour. In Marstal, you may pamper your sweet tooth with a visit to Ø Bolcher, the candy store that makes organic candies and caramels. Here you will have the opportunity of following the process and during the school vacation children are allowed to make their own lollipop. Across the street from here you will find Øhavets Chokolade, the chocolate maker who makes chocolates filled with Ærø fruit, the local walnut beer and much more. Sæberiet in Søby produces the most wonderful soaps and spiced salts with flowers and herbs from the large and beautiful garden that is open to visitors. During the summer time, children may come and make their own soap figures.

Vitsøhus with its sloping terrain stands directly on the picturesque Vitsø lake. Over the past few years, the soil around the farm has been converted into a lovely permaculture garden where animals and an abundance of plant species, herbs, rose bushes and vegetables form a luxuriant affinity. Vitsøhus permaculture garden is laid out as a visitor's garden with a system of paths which allow the visitor to go for experiences in the diverse flora. Moreover, you may experience the abundant nature on and around the property by Segway.

Finn's Bakery

Not far from the scenic, dammed up Vitsø Nor you will find Økogård Vitsø. Here you pass through small orchards and groves, hedges, dikes and sheep folds to Johannes Hets’ beehives. On the farm Økogård Vitsø you can see that the bees are thriving. Johannes has made active efforts in creating the right environment for the bees. Johannes has planted fruit and linden trees – and converted land into pastures with clover, which give the best basis for wild herbs and the flora that are natural to Vitsø. Many people come to see the place and to see Vitsø – but increasing numbers come specifically to learn about bees from Johannes Hets’ dissemination of natural bee holding. Every Tuesday from 29 May to 24 July you can meet Johannes at the manor Søbygaard and learn about his work with the bees and get advice on natural bee holding. If you are a city person and seek the contrast to the usual hustle and bustle, the bay called Borgnæsbugten may take you by surprise in the happiest way. This is a place where you will be embraced by nature, by animals and by light reflected by the sea at the big sandy beach in the bay. In Borgnæs you will find

the farm shop Sofienlund, which from the fine round straw house will tempt you with all sorts of organic delicacies from own production. In the fields, the sheep are grazing – not knowing that they are suppliers of the most delicious Ærø wool for yarns of all grey colours; yarns that you may buy also from Fie’s Strik in Leby. In the farm shop Blåbær in Ærøskøbing, you will also find yarns spun from wool from the shop's own sheep. Take the opportunity of saying hello to the animals and have a cup of coffee in the garden while the children pat the cute cuddly pigs. Ærø Ismageri (Ærø Ice Cream Makers) makes homemade ice cream from scratch. Hattesens Konfektfa­ brik on the harbour of Ærøskøbing produces hand-made liquorice allsorts of the fines quality according to old traditions. The great idea is: Less sugar, more taste! Den Gamle Købmandsgård (the old merchant's store) in Ærøskøbing is a gathering point for a major part of the varied produce from the island. The societies Ærø Fødevarenetværk and Økologiske Ærø gather the threads and are ready to provide more information on the producers on Ærø.

Farm shops & producers on Ærø Blåbær Gårdbutik Pilebækken 22 5970 Ærøskøbing Tel. (+45) 30 25 70 07 www.blaabaer.dk

Rise Brewery Vandværksvej 5, St. Rise 5970 Ærøskøbing Tel. (+45) 62 52 11 32 www.risebryggeri.dk

Fie’s Knitting Albertslykke 10, Leby 5985 Søby Tel. (+45) 40 29 16 83 www.fiesstrik.dk

Sæberiet Søby Nørremarksvej 3 5985 Søby Tel. (+45) 62 58 19 59 www.saeberiet.dk

Ærø Cigar Vandværksvej, St. Rise 5970 Ærøskøbing Tel. (+45) 51 35 77 36 www.aeroecigar.dk

Den Gamle Købmandsgård Torvet 5, 5970 Ærøskøbing Tel. (+45) 91 25 59 70 www.dgkshop.com

Øhavets Chokolade Kongensgade 24 5960 Marstal Tel. (+45) 22 88 76 40

Tree & Earth Creams Natural skin care products Skæphøjvej 6, 5985 Søby Tel. (+45) 61 45 68 20 www.treeandearthcreams.com

Gæstgiveri Bregninge Vester Bregninge 17 5970 Ærøskøbing Tel. (+45) 30 23 65 55 www.gaestgiveri.dk

Vitsøhus perma culture garden Søbygårdsmarksvej 3 5985 Søby Ærø +45 36 98 19 19 www.vitsoehus.dk

Ærø Fødevarenetværk Chairman Alex Suszkiewicz Tel. (+45) 63 52 70 63 Ecology Ærø Contact: Kivi La Boube Tel. (+45) 61 75 75 07

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Autumn Holidays

on the island of dreams Once the winds start howling and the clouds start dripping on the wishing island – that's the time when Ærø turns up its cosiness. This is the time to find your favourite sweater, dust off your waterproofs and see if last year's wellies are still tight. On Ærø nothing can stop children or adults from being fond of the autumn – regardless of weather and wind. Everyday life may easily produce a pressure of business; on Ærø, however, this time of year gives you the opportunity of calm and contemplation and fine autumn adventures. Not least are the autumn holidays on Ærø a welcome breathing space and we often hear that on Ærø you find the Denmark of times gone by: Where children are children who can still enjoy purposeless playing for ever and ever, and where time will allow experiences without flickering screens. Do you dream of holidays with activities for both spirit and hand? In the autumn holiday there are plenty of healthy, fun, educative activities for children and adults on Ærø! Find inspiration for your autumn holidays on Ærø: Subscribe to our newsletter on www.visitaeroe.dk. Find many fine autumn holiday arrangements in the Calendar of Events at www.visitaeroe.dk. Week 42 is the week of the traditional soapbox car races, Ærøskøbing Gran Prix, held in the old streets of the Fairy-tale Town.

Ærøskøbing Grand Prix

Autumn Holiday, week 42 Salt water activities Marstal Maritime Museum Prinsensgade 1, 5960 Marstal www.marmus.dk Kiss the Frog & Shoot the Arrow (Kys Frøen & Skyd Pilen) 5985 Søby, www.arremus.dk Football golf Ærø Golf Club Skjoldnæsvej 8, 5985 Søby Tel. (+45) 62 52 23 63, www.aeroegolf.dk Make your own lollipop Ø-BOLCHER, Kongensgade 32 5960Marstal www.øbolcher.dk

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Wheels below & Helmet above Ærøskøbing Grand Prix Smedevejen/Baggavle 5970 Ærøskøbing www.ærø.dk Try an old craft The Old Shipyard Ærøskøbing Havn 4 5970 Ærøskøbing www.detgamlevaerft.dk Make your own soap Sæberiet Søby Nørremarksvej 3 5985 Søby www.saeberiet.dk

Vitsøhus perma culture – Paradise garden Søbygårdsmarksvej 3, 5985 Søby www.vitsoehus.dk Audio tour in the Paradise Garden Segway tours


Christmas

island to all of Denmark

Have you often dreamt of a different Christmas? Christmas holidays on the fairy-tale island of Ærø, with the fine and relaxed atmosphere, are perfect, if you wish to escape from Christmas stress and perhaps find the way to the essence of the festive season. Christmas time is a great opportunity to gather the whole family. Renting a cottage will also provide ample space for grand pa­ rents and other family members to allow for the right Christmas spirit. Christmas on Ærø means ... – The aroma of home-made Danish doughnuts the Ærø-way with the traditional prune in the middle. – Red-cheeked children and adults – all well protected by woollen caps and mittens – in the charming cobbled streets, carrying

their Christmas shopping and in infectious Christmas mood. –A  glimpse of a festive Christmas tree through frosted windows, Christmas decorations on stone steps, decorated windows and candles in window sills – all of Ærø is oozing with Christmas atmosphere during the weeks up to Christmas! On Ærø people have their own traditions of what is required for a real Christmas and here we are without shopping malls to take away your focus from the inner spirit of Christmas: time together, reflection and care – and most of all: cosiness and comfort: hygge! Everywhere small and cozy Christmas markets pop up, filled with home-made knitwear, decorations and ideas for presents. In

the towns we gather for major events, such as Christmas Markets and »Local Friday«. Father Christmas and his family arrive by sea to Marstal on board the good ship Samka and light up the Christmas tree in the heart of town at the Compass Rose. The pretty Elves Parade with beautiful horse drawn carriages and sleighs runs for several days in Ærøskøbing. The beautiful Elves Parade on 23rd December runs through Søby and ends with goodie bags, biscuits and a cosy atmosphere. Indeed, on Ærø we go all the way – not when it comes to stress and rush – but when it's about getting together around a hot cup of glögg, a Christmas tree to be lit, a Christmas biscuit to be baked or an angel to be cut. And the islanders on Ærø welcome visitors – also at Christmas.

Go island hopping with the island passport With the island passport you get lots of inspiration to visit the ferry-serviced Danish islands. Find the magic during the crossing, feel the breath of fresh air from the sea and enjoy peacefulness and tranquillity on the island. In the island passport you will find a description of the experiences you can make on the individual island, the ferry route, sailing distance and crossing time as well as the number of residents and the size of the island. In the island passport you can collect marks from the entire Danish Archipelago as

there will be a clipboard with a special pen on the ferry or in the port with a silhouette of the island. With the pen you can transfer the silhouette onto the island passport and you can then compete with your family and friends on who collects the winning number of island marks and experiences on the Danish islands. On Ærø you can make your official island-passport silhouette onboard the ferries or at the tourist office in Ærøskøbing where you can also buy the island passport.

Click on www.oepas.dk for further reading and order your own island passport that will be sent to your address.

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The hotel with the idyllic atmosphere, in the heart of Ærøskøbing... Hotel Ærøhus – the place where the depth of spirit and relaxing goes side by side with the old village – Ærøskøbing The location of the hotel in Ærøskøbing, in the middle of the island, makes it the ideal base from which to explore the magnificent scenery of Ærø either on foot, by bike, car or bus. A short stroll down to the sandy beaches, or a lazy wander around the cobbled streets of the town with its wellpreserved old houses, provide a unique insight into the local way of life. The hotel provides bike rental.

At Hotel Ærøhus we offer you accommodations with a variety of culinary taste.

We do have a long tradition of family celebrations, seminars and for up to 150 participants.

Vestergade 38 · DK-5970 Ærøskøbing · Ærø Tlf.: +45 62 52 10 03 www.aeroehus.dk · E-mail: mail@aeroehus.dk Follow us on Facebook: Hotel Ærøhus

Our philosophy is to welcome you in our familiar, cozy and intimate surroundings where service goes hand in hand with positive experiences.

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See you at Hotel Ærøhus


ROMANCE ON ÆRØHUS

Hotel Ærøhus can offer a range of comfortable rooms with ensuite bathroom – some with their own terrace – in the lovely old hotel gardens. – Free Wi-Fi and parking.

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Restaurant Ærøhus – a culinary experience on Ærø Ærøhus has a first-class restaurant. The courses and meals are mainly prepared with local commodities due to the season. Our specialty is freshly-caught flatfish with parsley sauce. In the summer season, meals are served on the terrace in front of the hotel and in the old hotel garden.

Rooms - 1st floor

Try our delicious brunch

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Move to Ærø

Vesterstrand

Are you also dreaming about life on an island? Maybe your dream is not just a dream! Ærø is right at the foot of Denmark, and you are more than welcome with us. To people who contemplate settling on Ærø, it is often the possibility for a more simple and quiet life close to nature that gives them the idea to move here. Or a society where peace of mind, intimacy and kindness are essential. They wish to be part of something, a town, an association, a group where they feel that they are someone and have some value. They wish to leave their house in the morning and be met by the scent of sea and the neighbour who actually says hello and asks if they had a good sleep. And they wish to have the possibility of being at the beach with a lunch basket three minutes 44 ÆRØ GUIDE 2018

after work. To child families, they wish to give their children a childhood where they develop by being given responsibility in early age because life is safe here. You may have quite different reasons for wanting to live on the island, but no doubt there is room for you too. Most potential newcomers know Ærø as a place for holiday, and therefore they are also surprised when they find out that the small island where all these wishes can be met, also accommodates so many more opportunities. They realise the ample selection of possibilties for school, childcare and social care, and they are excited about the amplitude of association life and the many leisure activities, for people of all ages, whether

they are babies, teenagers, middle-aged or seniors. When it gets to jobs, there is a wide variety of trades in the island, but often the island invites initiative and creativity, which makes the entrepreneurial streak flourish with many people. Ærø is manageable but this does not mean that you are confined here. Ærø is capable of so much – and more. Move to Ærø – and give yourself a present for life. Ærø has its own settlement consultant who is ready to answer your questions and will help you get the contacts you will need. Please call +45 63 52 50 00. Further reading (in Danish) on settling on Ærø at: www.aeroekommune.dk and follow us on Facebook: Flyt til Ærø (Move to Ærø).


Ærø Summer University 11 - 14 June 2018. Hotel Ærøhus Vestergade 38 Ærøskøbing. Theme: Denmark now Where are we and where are we heading? The eternal question that confronts us in our human existence in politics, art, culture, religion and literature. Among the lecturers are Rune Lykkeberg, Susan Hinnum, Niels Grønkjær, Susan Hovmand Simonsen, David Bugge and Mikkel Wold. Chairman: Viggo Mortensen. Rates: 1800 DKK including excursion, concert, meals and all lectures (in Danish). Sign up by sending an e-mail to Ulla Graham ulla.graham@mail.dk or a text message to (+45) 6171 2773.

An Ærø speciality – the renowned thick pancakes Ingredients: 5-6 dl of milk 25g of yeast 500g of wheat flour 1 teaspoon of salt 6 eggs 1 kg of lard for cooking

They are thick, airy and fried in plenty of lard, those Ærø pancakes – and they are divine. ’Løvtens Paa’kar’ is the old Ærø term – yeast pancakes that rise. Traditions around the pancakes are plentiful, recipes vary from one family to another and the accompaniment is difficult to agree on. Ærø Pancakes is an island speciality that dates back to an old original recipe. They are low-rise cakes, but very crispy, delicious and airy – a most delicious local dish! On Ærø they are often served at town fêtes and markets, but generally you may also ask for them in restaurants as desserts or with your coffee. Here is just one example of a recipe on thick Ærø pancakes

Warm the milk and dissolve the yeast in the milk. Separate the eggs and add the yolks, one at a time. Mix flour and salt into the pot. Whip the egg whites until stiff and fold them carefully into the mass. Place the batter in a warm place for rising for one hour, cover with a clean tea towel. Remember to use a big bowl. Baking/Cooking: Fill the frying pan fairly full of lard and cook at fair heat. Add three cakes to the frying pan at a time. Use a medium-size deep cooking spoon and bake till they turn golden brown on both sides. Take up the cakes and leave them on absorbent paper. Serve with compote of apple, rhubarb or gooseberries or with jam.

Island of schools Ærø is a lovely holiday island, but Ærø is also a modern island of schools; here you will find a state school in Marstal and an independent school in Ærøskøbing. On the island you will also find Marstal Navigationsskole, Marstal Maritime Education Centre, leading in Denmark in relation to education of navigators for the Danish merchant fleet, and leading in Denmark in relation to specialist courses and e-learning in maritime subjects. Neighbouring to the maritime centre is Ærø HF that offers two upper secondary youth education lines. Ærø's continuation school in the village of Tranderup is an exam-free youth school offering practical courses. Ærø also presents the smallest agricultural school of the world, Poppelgårdens Praktiske Jordbrugsskole. This school is for non-academic young people who wish a future in Danish agriculture. Kunsthøjskolen (The Art High School) on Ærø is a high school focusing on contemporary art. More details about the schools on Ærø are available from the Tourist Office. Expand your holidays to last the whole year; go to school on Ærø. But don't wait too long, vacancies at the schools are limited.

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Festivals, fairs

and concerts

The Classical Søbygaard Concerts Each summer, a string of classical concerts is presented in the refurbished barn at the restored ducal seat, Søbygaard. Some of the country's best classical soloist, ensembles and chamber musicians meet here to benefit from the fine acoustics of the hall and the captivated commitment of the audience. The concert hall was completed in 1999 and was built with inspiration from the wooden churches in the Faroe Islands. It has on show a number of preliminary works for glass mosaics made by painter Sven HavsteenMikkelsen. Members of audience sit close to the podium so that they can hear and feel every strike of a cello bow or each tap of the piano. The musicians have often mentioned that the audience in the Søbygaard hall makes them perform at their utmost, because people are so captivated. The hall has 120 seats and it is a good idea to buy tickets in advance of the concert beginning at 7.30 pm , either at the Ærø Tourist Office or at Søbygård, but tickets are also sold at the entrance an hour ahead of the concert. Tickets are 140 DKK for adults and 20 DKK for children up to 16 years of age. Many listeners arrive well before the concert with a picnic basket and sit at the tables under the big walnut tree in the yard where they may admire the »castle« Copenhagen Piano Quartet

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Lousine Azizian and Leonardo Sesenna

surrounded by water. They may also take a stroll around the lake or climb the rampart of the fort and enjoy the beautiful views of the cove Vitsø Nor and the Baltic Sea. The association Friends of Søbygaard that arranges the concerts can proudly claim to be the owner of one of the country's finest Fazioli grand pianos. The 2018 concerts, 10 altogether, begin with a spring concert on 30 May, where the two guitar virtuoses, Lars Trier and Christian Sievert have invited the young cellist and soloist Cæcilie Trier, the daughter of Lars Trier, on to the stage. The programme presents

flamenco-inspired compositions and classical guitar standards. On 11 July, Søbygaard will welcome a musician of world fame; Alfredo Bernardini, the Italian oboist, is known as an international specialist in baroque oboe. He is leading the internationally renowned, Danish ensemble Concerto Copenhagen which, together with soprano Eline Soelmark and bass singer Jakob Bloch Jespersen, will unveil »Bach's unknown chamber operas«. A total of 11 musicians are on stage. Wednesday, 18 July, will present a programme of Slavic songs. Polish-born soprano Katarzyna Mizerny will sing together with mezzo soprano Helle Fabricius Grarup, accompanied on the piano by Bulgarian Galya Kolarova. The following Wednesday, 25 July, inspi­ring experience and youthful drive will come together when violinist and fellow, Elisabeth Zeuthen Schneider, and young pianist, Kri­stoffer Hyldig, get together in the hall around sonatas for violin and piano, spiced with solo play by Bach and new music by Poul Ruders. On 1 August, the Friends of Søbygaard are proud to present the international ensemble, Copenhagen Piano Quartet, for the first time on Ærø. Two Danes, one from Czechoslovakia and one from Poland. The repertoire spans new and old, romantic and Viennese classical music. A true pleasure. The quartet consists of Neel Teilmann, piano, Benedikte Damgaard, violin, Kristina Fialova, viola, and Adam Stadnicki, cello. On 8 August we will welcome the young


super-talents, violinist Loussine Azizian with roots in Armenia and cellist, Italian Leonardo Sesenna on to the stage with sparkling temperamental interpretations. The programme will present works by Czech composer Martinu and Hungarian composer Kodály. Upand-coming stars. On 15 August; a string trio with singer! Never heard before on Ærø. Trio Sono, which has visited Søbygaard before to big rounds of applause, has teamed up with one of the future stars of the opera stage, young barytone Teit Kanstrup. Together, they will present Schumann's Fünf Lieder, composed over texts by Hans Christian Andersen. Trio Sono is: Julie Meile, violin, Karin Dalsgaard, cello, Astrid Christiansen, viola. On Wednesday 22 August, Nordlys, the Nordic chamber ensemble, will be on the island. Nordlys (=Northern Light) consists of Danish and Swedish musicians of high ­esteem on clarinet, violin, cello and piano. The repertoire spans from baroque music over the Romantic period to new and modern composition music. Musicians Viktor Wennesz, Christine Pryn, Carl-Oscar Østerlind and Kristoffer Hyldig will stay on the island till the following morning when they will repeat some of the evening' programme before an audience of Ærø children in 4th-5th grades in the Søbygaard Hall at 10 am. As tradition has it, the last summer concert will take place in candle light. The coming autumn will be marked by a cross-over event between jazz, classical and fidler/folk music. On 12 September the concert hall will be converted into a café with candelabras and decorated tables, when the trio, with Linnéa Villén, flute, Mads Vinding, bass, and Andreas Tophøj, violin, will play tuneful melodies from the Dano/Swedish treasure chest of enchanting popular songs and music. Welcome to the 19th season of the Søbygaard Concerts, 2018.

Programme 2018 30.05: Spring Concert. Cæcilie Trier, cello, Christian Sievert, guitar. Lars Trier, guitar 11.07: Concerto Copenhagen with soloists under Alfredo Bernardini, oboe 18.07: Huayra Duo. Katarzyna Mizerny, soprano. Helle Fabricius Grarup, mezzo soprano. Galya Kolarova, piano 25.07: Elisabeth Zeuten Schneider, violin. Kristoffer Hyldig, piano 01.08: Copenhagen Piano Quartet. Neel Teilmann, piano. Benedikte Damgaard, violin, Kristina Fialova, viola. Adam Stadnicki, cello. 08.08: Loussine Azizian, violin. Leonardo Sesenna, cello

15.08: Trio Sono with barytone Teit Kanstrup. Julie Meile, violin. Astrid Christiansen, viola. Karin Dalsgaard, cello. 22.08: Ensemble Nordlys. Viktor Wennesz, clarinet. Christine Pryn, violin. CarlOscar Østerlind, cello, and Kristoffer Hyldig, piano 23.08 Children's concert at 10 am with Ensemble Nordlys 12.09: Candle Light Concert with Linnéa Villén, flute. Mads Vinding, bass. Andreas Tophøj, violin Opera Gala Concert on Ærø 30.06. In 2009, guidOpera performed for the first time in the ship yard hall belonging to Ebbes Bådebyggeri by Monica Fabricius in Marstal. It was »La Traviata«. The audience, the musicians and not least the singers were asto­ nished, because right here in the middle of the big yard hall, the acoustics were unique, so obviously this hall would be used again next time. The result was that, so far, the hall has housed nine operas, all staged by Guido Paevatalu and all with a team of the best singers in Denmark. Following »La traviata« were »La bohème«, »Carmen«, »Madame Butterfly«, »l'Elisir d'Amore«, »Barber of Seville«, »Tosca«, »Rigoletto«, »The Clowns« and »The Cloak«. Several sopranos have lost their lives on the stage, generally as a result of fierceful jealousy in the wake of stormy infatuations – or tuberculosis! However, there have also been numerous moments of great fun when the singers unwound with amusement in »l'Elisir d'Amore« and »the Barber of Seville«. See for yourself from the photos at www.operavenner.dk.

The summer of 2018 with be the tenth time that guidOpera performs opera on the harbour of Marstal, and, obviously, this calls for celebration and a gala concert under the heading »at the mercy of senses«, where the divas will appear exactly as divas in their grand dresses and the male singers' dress code will be white tie. It will be festive and amusing, but also serious and everything else, because operas display all feelings. Guido Paevatalu, who directs and manages the whole setup, characterises the concert as an »espresso« of the previous nine performances. The music will be introduced as the concert progresses so that everyone can follow the various stories and enjoy the highlights of the many operas. Among the singers will be Signe Asmussen, Niels Jørgen Riis and Guido Paevatalu. A five-piece orchestra under conductor Leif Greibe will accompany. Tickets are available from Ærø Tourist Office (+45) 62 52 13 00 or post@arre.dk and any remaining tickets will be sold at the entrance. There will be two ticket prices. Atickets at DKK 375 and B-tickets at DKK 325. The concert will take three hours including intermission. Single Folk Festival, Søby. Saturday, 28 July. At the traditional music festival in Søby you will find a wide selection of musical entertainment and as always the evening in the tent will have fine music for dancing. On Sunday, the festival traditionally ends with a musical service in Søby Church. Keep an eye on the programme and the latest updates in the events calendar at visitaeroe.dk.

Camilla Illeborg in the opera The Clowns by Leoncavallo. Photo: Søren Buhl.

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Ærø Jazz Festival 02.08-04.08. Over time, Ærø Jazzfestival has established itself as a recurrent annual event to the locals, but also to all the visitors to the island. The festival continues to have its focus in Ærøskøbing, at The Old Yard and Andelen. Marstal also joins at several concert spots. Ærø Jazzfestival is charming and bubbling experiences of swinging jazz accompanied by cool drinks and sun of summer. Ærø Dog Days 27.07-28.07 The new, annual tradition Ærø Dog Days is held for the third time on the harbour of Ærøskøbing. Music, art and lyric poetry for all ages will be presented. There will be an annual hotdog eating competition, dog show and the beautiful Burning Dog event on a raft outside the harbour. Please see www.aeroedogdays.dk The Irish Festival in Marstal 11.08 Enjoy the evocative Irish Festival with concerts and jam sessions with Irish music in the Monika's Boat Hall and at Foley's Pub in the heart of Marstal. Ærø Accordion Festival Marstal – Silver Jubilee in 2018 This will be some festival! And it runs in Marstal from 24th till 27th May, 2018. Set in Denmark's busiest marina in Marstal – and with free admission to the festival. There will be international soloists, orchestras and bands from Norway, Sweden, Germany, Russia and Denmark. There will be surprises which we will not disclose until the programme is ready for printing at the end of April – see our website at www.harmonika-festival.dk. There will be scheduled music from three stages:- In the new big-top tent for 400 people, in the hall of Marstal Yacht Club and Burning Dog, Ærø Dog Days

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in the charming little hall of the rowers that opens up towards the marina with the moon and stars above. There will be the best sound professionals who ensure the perfect framework around the musicians. Music performed will include all genres from easy listening and sing-along to music by some of Northern Europe's most skilled soloists who will be playing music originating from Italy, France, Scandinavia and Brazil – music with sparkles. We can now reveal some of the main performers. From Sweden: Sveriges Cultband, Tunnbybälgarna under Börje Färm. From Norway: The Happy Skvett group, Strømmen Trekkspillsklub, Halden Trekkspillsklub, Kjell Harald Langhaug and Per Bredesen, Odd Arne Halaas and Reidar Dahle. From Denmark, just a few names as of now; Søren Brix, Mogens Bækgaard, Kristian Rusbjerg and many more highly skilled and highly favoured musicians – and of course a whole host of Danish amateurs to reflect the widespread love of the accordion. The audience will be cared for by a large host of volunteer helpers who will cater for hot meals both Friday and Saturday evening

with pork chops and roast suckling pig, respectively. There will be drinks at reasonable prices; sodas and two types of beer from our local Rise Brewery as well as coffee and the gen­ uine Ærø pancakes. This is quite the right atmosphere for tasting the local specialities. On Thursday evening, 24th May, Marstal Church will fill to capacity from around 6.30 pm of anticipatory residents and visitors, for at 7.30 pm the Silver Jubilee Festival is opened with the traditional church concert, where some of the most highly regarded soloists and groups from the 25-year period will perform for an hour or so. The festival proper opens on Friday afternoon at 1 pm – and between 3 pm and 4 pm we serve beer and wine in glasses at half price during the »Happy Hour« in the tent and the yacht club . Every 30 minute, new groups of musicians will step on to the two stages – this will add up to 98 set shows, plus an additional 10-15 shows in the rowing premises. In addition to the musicians, there will be folk-dance sessions where dancers are guided in traditional Scandinavian folk dances and a band is playing. We hope that, again this year, we will be able to end the festive weekend with the 40 young folk-dancers in traditional costumes! They are all students of the independent boarding school, Bernstorffsminde Efterskole, on Funen. A spectacular display of young enthusiasm accompanied by many of the musicians from the Silver Jubilee weekend. And remember that the ferries to Ærø are now at very low fares: e.g. two people with car and caravan, round trip, for under 500 DKK! – And do remember to book your crossing in good time. Au revoir, and see you at the Silver Jubilee Accordion Festival on Ærø! www.harmonikafestival.dk


Aeroe close to the body Uldgården Aeroe Farm Shop is a 350 m2 store, well-known for its large and unusual range of selection. It is a popular destination to explore for the islands guests.

tural materials, the shop has practical outdoor clothing and comfortable footwear for the outdoors for all seasons. There are also many fine gift ideas, island specialties from Aeroe, delicious soaps, lambskin and souvenirs.

It is a true experience to walk around in the old stables at Uldgaarden. For later use you may even be inspired for gift shopping, as you can buy online at www.oen.dk. There is also a possibility of a cosy break with a cup of coffee, etc.

350 m² shop

Bregninge

Open all year:

2. January - 23. March: Thursday to Sunday at 11.00am-1.00pm 24. March - 8. July: Tuesday to Saturday at 11.00am-3.00pm Sunday at 11.00am-1.00pm 9. July - 19. August: Monday to Friday at 10.30am-4.30pm Saturday at 10.30am-2.30pm Sunday at 10.30am-1.30pm 20. August - 21. October: Tuesday to Saturday at 11.00am-3.00pm Sunday at 11.00am-1pm 22. October - 11. December: Wednesday to Friday at 11.00am-2.00pm Saturday at 11.00am-3.00pm Sunday at 11.00am-1.00pm 12.-23. Dec: All weekdays at 11.00am-5.00pm 27.-30. Dec: All weekdays at 11.00am-1.00pm

The shop is to be found on Uldgården in Bregninge, and the village is officially named as Denmarks first ”Flowering village”. The shop was opened in 2002 and is run by Jytte Knast and her cousin Frank Kristensen, whos family of generations have been in the production and sale of fabrics and wool. Renovation of the farm was started and since then the shop has been extended several times. Today the shop presents unique woolen goods in distinctive qualities and designs from the familys own small Danish factory. The proud weaving tradition is dated back to 1876. There are also much of yarn and knitwear in the store, and here a bunch of local “yarn-ladies” can guide you. The shop presents also light garments in cotton, silk and linen - produced with care and comfortable to wear. Among other things own production of blouses, dresses and extra soft t-shirts. In addition to clothing made of naUldgården - DK - D - GB.indd 3

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Tværby 3 • Bregninge DK-5970 Ærøskøbing Tel . +45 62 58 14 00 Find us on Buses and groups are welcome

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Calendar of Events 2018 You can always find an updated calendar of events on the first page of visitaeroe.dk or at the Tourist Office. January 04. Photo Walk in Ærøskøbing (for German and English ­speaking participants). Noon-4pm. Ærøskøbing Havn 4. Rate 40 Euro. Registration and further info: kn-projekte@gmx.de. 05. Knitting café w/cake and visit from Uldgården. Café Ærø, Vestergade 60, Ærøskøbing, 1pm – 4pm. For other hours/ dates, please see calendar at visitaeroe.dk. 13. Opera in Andelen. »The Knight of the Rose« shows in the cinema at 3pm. Entrance fee: 150 DKK (incl. one drink during the intermission). Tel.: +45 6252 1711. 14. Taste local freshly ground coffee from »På torvet«, Ærø Gårdbutik Uldgården, Bregninge, 11am – 1pm. 16. Lecture (in Danish) by Bjarne Kryer Dienesen on Magnolias, Rise Sognehus at 7pm. Det kgl. Haveselskab Ærø. 17. Lecture by Sille Radoor Larsen. With Ærø Museum’s project, »Øboliv i det 21. århundrede« (island living in the 21st century), this lecture deals with the framework for »the good life« on Ærø during the period 1945-2017. At 7pm Dommergården, Søndergade 16, Ærøskøbing. 27. Barter market at Ærø Friskole, Ærøskøbing, 11am – 2pm. Hand in clothes, things and stuff and choose at large among things handed in by others. 27. Concert in Marstal Church at 4pm: Ærøkoret and Øster Lindet Koret. 28. Magic Loop Knitting day, »See, learn and save«. Ærø Gårdbutik Uldgården, Bregninge at 11am-1pm February 03. Street football, Kvik Søby. Please see visitaeroe.dk 10. Opera in Andelen. »Lakme« shows in the cinema at 3 pm. Entrance fee: 150 DKK (incl. one drink during the intermission). Tel.: +45 6252 1711. 12.-18. Winter holidays on Ærø. Plenty of activities for big and small, please see visitaeroe.dk. 12. By tradition, there will be wake-up calling at 5am in Ærøskøbing. 13. Folk dancing for the entire family! At 2pa-5pm at Vestergade 52A, Ærøskøbing. Rates: 10 DKK for adults, and 5 DKK for children. Soft drinks, coffee and cake for sale. 15. Concert in Marstal Church at 7.30pm: Bjarne Finnerup, trumpet, Karsten Hermansen, organ. 15.-18. Shrovetide days at Uldgården (outdoors). Ærø Gårdbutik Uldgården, Bregninge at 11am-1pm 21. Lecture by Mette Eriksen Havsteen-Mikkelsen on Hammerichs House. At 7pm in Dommergården, Søndergade 16, Ærøskøbing. 22. Lecture by chief gardener Gert Jensen on Bitten’s garden in Nordborg (Danfoss), Rise Sognehus at 7pm. Det kgl. Haveselskab Ærø. March 15. Concert in Marstal Church at 7.30pm: Edda Meyer, soprano, Karsten Hermansen, organ. 17. Opera in Andelen. »The Barber of Seville« shows in the cinema at 3 pm. Entrance fee: 150 DKK (incl. one drink during the intermission). Tel.: +45 6252 1711. 17. Grafting in Søby at 10am, for more info, please contact: jongelahulpe@hotmail.com. Det kgl. Haveselskab Ærø.

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19. Lecture by Elsemarie Dam-Jensen, chief inspector at Museum Sønderjylland, on Ærø Museum’s popular collection of Dutch tiles in Hammerich’s House. 7.45 pm in Dommergården, Søndergade 16, Ærøskøbing. 28. Cosy Easter in Ærøskøbing. 28.-29. »Ink with all sails set«. Black ink tattoo. Ærø Gårdbutik Uldgården, Bregninge at 11am-3pm 31. Easter Saturday on Ærø. Join us when all of Ærø take to the beach for the traditional boiling of eggs with family and friends. April 08. Spend your Sunday in Søby. Fashion show in Bolighuset. Please see visitaeroe.dk 14.-15. Wickerwork by Jane Nielsen, Søby Landevej 7, Søby, at 9am-4pm. Det kgl. Haveselskab Ærø. 14. Ultra race Ærø Route 66. The first ultra race ever on Ærø. The distance to run is 66km. It is possible to register as a solo runner or as a relay team of two or three participants. Start: Ærøhallen, Marstal. Please see website for further details. www.bricksite.com/cannonballaeroe. 14. Church Concert in Tranderup Church at 7.30 pm: Bente Kure, song and guitar. 15. »Day of seed exchanging« at Søby Camping, 10am-2pm. Arrangement is free and everybody is welcome. 28. Flea market in the old stable. Opening of new atrium. Ærø Gårdbutik Uldgården, Bregninge at 11am-3pm 28. Late opening Saturday in Marstal - Shops stay open till 3pm May 01. Opening of the Pedestrian Street in Marstal 02. Church Concert in Søby Church at 7.30 pm: Spring Concert Søbykoret a.o. 04. Inspiring herbal safari, tasting sensation, collecting herbs and preparing Paleo-Smoothie. 230 DKK per person. Registration required by phone +45 36 98 19 19, not later than one day in advance. Location: Vitsøhus at 3.30pm– 6.00pm – See www.vitsoehus.dk. For other hours please see the calendar at visitaeroe.dk. 11. By Night with culture in Marstal – shops stay open till 9pm. 11. Concert in Marstal Church at 9.10pm: Karsten Hermansen, organ (Marstal’s culture days). 11. Flea market in Ærøskøbing, the Fairy Tale Town. 12. Multi Marathon Ærø. For the 13th year running. Five ­different distances ranging from 1/100 marathon (422 ­metres) to full marathon (42.2km). Start: Torvet in Marstal. www.marathon-aeroe.com. 12. Late opening Saturday in Marstal - Shops stay open till 3pm 19. Late opening Saturday in Marstal - Shops stay open till 3pm 19.-21. Bridge/Golf tournament for the fifth time on Ærø. Please contact Ærø Golf Club for more info. 24. Concert in Marstal Church at 7.30pm: Accordion Jubilee Festival. 24. Lecture by Inga C. Bach on biodiversity and poison/no poison in the garden, Rise Sognehus at 7pm. Det kgl. Haveselskab Ærø. 24.-27. Ærø Accordion Festival, music and entertainment at the Marina in Marstal. Free entrance. 25-year jubilee – please see www.harmonika-festival.dk and the calendar at visitaeroe.dk. 30. The Classical Søbygaard Concerts: Spring concert with Cæcilie Trier, cello, Christian Sievert, guitar. Lars Trier, guitar.


June 01.06- Biennial SommerSkulpturSøby 2018 opens at 2pm on 01.09 Søby Harbour. 50 sculptures may be seen, outdoors. The biennial in Søby is held for the fifth time. 01. Allan Harsbo presents and signs his new books »Badehusene« and »Nye cykelture« (beach huts at Vester Strand and New bike routes). Ærø Gårdbutik ­Uldgården, Bregninge at 11am-3pm 01.06- From June to September, Ærø Art Society has a new 01.09 exhibition every week in Dommergårdens Havehus in Ærøskøbing. 01.- 03. Tuk-Tuk rally on Ærø - please see www.3hjul.dk 03. Rosie-Tea-Tour – dive into a sea of roses (over 160), garden tour, rose history and legends, classification items crowned with rose tea, English scones with rose jelly in the rose garden. Four Sundays in July. Entrance fee: 230 DKK per person. Registration required by phone +45 36 98 19 19, not later than one day in advance. Location: Vitsøhus at 3.30pm – 6pm. See www.vitsoehus.dk. For other hours – please see the calendar of events at visitaeroe.dk. 05. Vintage car show and bits and spares market in the atrium on »father’s day«. Ærø Gårdbutik Uldgården, Bregninge at 11am-3pm 11.-14. Ærø Summer University at Hotel Ærøhus. The theme for this year is »Denmark now«. Please see visitaeroe.dk 12. Concert in Ærøskøbing Church at 7.30pm: Michael Kristensen, tenor, Paul Nedergaard, piano. 14. Orangery Trousløkke by Marjun and Søren, at 6.30pm. Det kgl. Haveselskab Ærø. 15. Birthday and tastings. Ærø Gårdbutik Uldgården, Bregninge at 11am-3pm 19. Concert in Bregninge Church at 7.30pm: Mats Larsson, organ 21. Concert in Marstal Church at 7.30pm: Mats Larsson, organ 23. Midsummer Celebration, Søby Camping. Bring along food for dining with others. Dining at 6pm. Registration required. Please see www.soeby-camping.dk. 24. Bamboo theme day. Ærø Gårdbutik Uldgården, Bregninge at 11am-3pm 29. Join ærøtours for an interesting and cosy one-day bus trip to the area around Schleswig with historian Jesper Groth, who will link Schleswig-Holstein with Ærø, which was part of the duchies for around 450 years. Please see details at www.aeroetours.dk 30. Opera in Ebbes Bådehal in Marstal at 8pm. Gala Concert on the occasion of the 10-year celebration. Please see www.operavenner.dk July 03. In Arthur’s footprints. Town tour on foot in Søby with former museum director Karen M. Fabricius. Tuesdays in July at 10.30am and Thursdays at 7.30pm. 30 DKK/person. 03. Carillon Concert in Marstal Church at 8pm: Carillon concert. 04. Unforgettable animal tour, legends and stories, experiences and information, visit our feeding of our alpacas, Denmark’s only Cashmere goats, Indian runner ducks and the sheep of the Vikings. Rates: Children 75 DKK, adults 100 DKK per person. Location: Vitsøhus at 1pm–3pm - See www.vitsoehus.dk. For other hours please see the calendar at visitaeroe.dk. 05.-07. Søby Harbour fête. Please see visitaeroe.dk 07.-11. Ærø Festival Play stages »Emil from Lonneberga« at Søbygaard. Please see www.aeroefestspil.dk 08.-15. Ærø Kunstforening (art association) displays in»Minors Hjem«, Teglgade 11 in Marstal. 08. Shops open on Sunday 10am-2pm in Ærøskøbing.

08. Shops open on Sunday in Marstal at 10am-2pm 10. Carillon Concert in Marstal Church at 8pm: Carillon concert. 11. The Good Old Days in Ærøskøbing. 11. The Classical Søbygaard Concerts: Concerto Copenhagen with soloists under Alfredo Bernardini, oboe 11.-15. Grollefest. Town fête in Marstal at the Marina 13. Open by Night in Marstal - shops stay open till 10pm 15. Shops open on Sunday 10am-2pm in Ærøskøbing. 15. Shops open on Sunday in Marstal at 10am-2pm 17. Concert in Ærøskøbing Church at 7.30pm: Andrew Cantrill, organ. 17. Carillon Concert in Marstal Church at 8pm: Carillon concert. 18.-22. Fairy-Tale Fête. Town fête in Ærøskøbing. Festivities on the Square with music and good food, reliability racing, ­cobble-stone race, all the fun of the fair. Ends Sunday with big bingo in Arrebohallen. Please see visitaeroe.dk 18. The Classical Søbygaard Concerts: Huayra Duo. Katarzyna Mizerny, soprano. Helle Fabricius Grarup, mezzo soprano. Galya Kolarova, piano. 19. Concert in Marstal Church at 7.30pm: Andrew Cantrill, organ. 20. Open by Night in Marstal - shops stay open till 10pm 22. Shops open on Sunday in Marstal at 10am-2pm 22. Shops open on Sunday 10am-2pm in Ærøskøbing. 24. Carillon Concert in Marstal Church at 8pm: Carillon concert. 25. The Race around Funen for Sailing Vessels Worthy of ­Preservation will for the first time call at Ærøskøbing ­harbour. Hours: around 4pm. 40-45 great and beautiful sailing vessels will and approx. 500 merry sailors. Leaving for Faaborg on 26 July at 10am. 25. The Good Old Days in Ærøskøbing. 25. The Classical Søbygaard Concerts: Elisabeth Zeuten ­Schneider, violin. Kristoffer Hyldig, piano. 27. Open by Night in Marstal - shops stay open till 10pm 27.-28. Ærø Dog Days at The Old Yard: Music, art and poetry ­festival. Please see www.aeroedogdays.dk 28. Single Folk Festival in Søby–with church going on Sunday. Please see the programme on www.aeroefestival.dk 29. Shops open on Sunday 10am-2pm in Ærøskøbing. 29. Shops open on Sunday in Marstal at 10am-2pm 31. Carillon Concert in Marstal Church at 8pm: Carillon concert.

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August 01. The Classical Søbygaard Concerts: Copenhagen Piano ­Quartet. Neel Teilmann, piano. Benedikte Damgaard, ­violin, Kristina Fialova, viola. Adam Stadnicki, cello. 02. Concert in Marstal Church at 7.30pm: Gunnar Idenstam, organ. 02.- 04. Ærø Jazz Festival 2018. Please see www.aeroejazzfestival.dk 04.08 The cycling road race »Ærø Rundt«. Distances 20, 50 or 100 km. Please see www.flyingheroes.dk 05. Shops open on Sunday in Marstal at 10am-2pm 05. Shops open on Sunday 10am-2pm in Ærøskøbing. 08. The Classical Søbygaard Concerts: Loussine Azizian, violin. Leonardo Sesenna, cello. 11. Ærø Irish Festival in Marstal. Please see visitaeroe.dk 12. Join ærøtours for an interesting and cosy one-day bus trip to the area around Schleswig with historian Jesper Groth, who will link Schleswig-Holstein with Ærø, which was part of the duchies for around 450 years. Please see details at www.aeroetours.dk 15. The Classical Søbygaard Concerts: Trio Sono with baritone Teit Kanstrup. Julie Meile, violin. Astrid Christiansen, viola. Karin Dalsgaard, cello. 16. Concert in Marstal Church at 7.30pm: Karsten Hermansen, organ. 19.-26. Aeroe Rainbow Family Festival. A festivalholliday for LGBTQ+ family. See more at www.rainbowfamilyfestival.com 22. The Classical Søbygaard Concerts: Ensemble Nordlys. Viktor Wennesz, clarinet. Christine Pryn, violin. Carl-Oscar Østerlind, cello, and Kristoffer Hyldig, piano. 23. The Classical Søbygaard Concerts: Children’s concert at 10am with Ensemble Nordlys 25. Cycle race, Kvik Søby. Please see visitaeroe.dk 31.-02. Knitting festival at Søby Camping. New knitting and great yarns from Uldgården. Please see www.soeby-camping.dk. September 01.-07. Ærø Akvarel Malekursus (Watercolour painting course) with Uffe Boesen. Read about the course at www.uffeboesen.dk/malerejse. 12. The Classical Søbygaard Concerts: Candle Light Concert with Linnéa Villén, flute. Mads Vinding, bass. Andreas Tophøj, violin. 13. Spend your Sunday in Søby. Fashion show in Bolighuset. Please see visitaeroe.dk 18. Concert in Marstal Church at 7:30 pm. Paul Nedergaard, piano.

October 14. Shops open on Sunday in Marstal at 11am-3pm 15.-21. Autumn holidays on Ærø with plenty of activities for young and old. Please see visitaeroe.dk 15.-19. Ærøskøbing Grand Prix - soapbox car race for 8-16-year olds. Please see visitaeroe.dk 15.-21. Football golf for the whole family, Ærø Golf Club. 17. Walnuts and Racing in Ærøskøbing. 23. Church Concert in Bregninge Church at 7.30pm: Paul ­Nedergaard, organ. 28. Winter time at Uldgården. Ærø Gårdbutik Uldgården, Bregninge at 11am-3pm November 10.-11. Workshop with Katrine Wohllebe: »False English Rib (patentstrik) in many ways« & »Learn to knit Fair Isle-pattern in the cool way«. Fies Strik. Please see the calendar at visitaeroe.dk 13. Concert in Søby Church at 7.30pm: Klezmer Duo 17. Concert in Marstal Church at 4 pm: Svendborg Chamber Choir by Hans Peter Birk Hansen. 23.-24. Christmas Market in Ærøskøbing Please see visitaeroe.dk 30.-01. Christmas Market in Ærøskøbing Please see visitaeroe.dk 30. Shops in Marstal stay open till 8pm. December 01. Church Concert in Ærøskøbing Church at 7.30pm: Paul ­Nedergaard, organ. 02. Father Christmas opens the atrium with samples of the Christmas schnapps of the year. Christmas Tales and ­Christmas Carols. Ærø Gårdbutik Uldgården, Bregninge at 11am-1pm 08. Shops are open in Ærøskøbing till 3pm. 11. Concert in Ærøskøbing Church at 7.30pm: Advent concert by Ærøkoret. 15. Shops are open in Ærøskøbing till 3pm. 15. Concert in Marstal Church at 4 pm. Advent concert by Ærøkoret. 16. Shops are open in Ærøskøbing till 3pm. 19.-21. Elf Parade in Ærøskøbing every day at 3 pm, starting at the Square. 22. The big Elf Parade in Ærøskøbing, starting from the square. Please see visitaeroe.dk 22. Shops are open in Ærøskøbing till 5pm. 23. Shops are open in Ærøskøbing till 5pm. 23. Elves’ Parade in Søby at 11am staring from Søby School and finish at the parking ground at Brugsen (Langebro 13) with goodies and glögg. Please see visitaeroe.dk

Other events Walk with the night watchman in Ærøskøbing From 18 June – 5 August every evening at 9pm. From 6 August – 26 August tour starts at 8pm. Starting from the Square – Fee DKK 30 per person. Tours on Wednesdays and Saturdays are in English. Please see details at www.aeroetours.dk See Ærø from one of our »HOP ON – HOP OFF« buses The guided bus takes you around the island, stopping at places where we usually don’t come. You can hop on and off as you like. The bus has a fixed schedule and stops include Skjoldnæs Lighthouse, Søbygaard, Voderup Klint, Hertug Christians Lounge at Gravendal and at Rise Brewery. Buy a lunch arrangement along with the bus tour. We do the tours Tuesdays through Fridays during the period from 25 June till 24 August. Please see details at www.aeroetours.dk

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Meet the locals – meet and eat with the Ærø nationals Meet a local family for a cosy dinner and a chat about living on our wonderful island. Please see details at www.aeroetours.dk Island Hopping to Birkholm A great one-day trip from Marstal to the beautiful little island, Birkholm. Have a day in complete peace and quiet in pure nature on a genuine island in the South-of-Funen Archipelago. Your fare includes boat trip, food with beverage and map with description of the hiking paths on the island. We do the tours Tuesdays through Fridays during the period from 25 June till 23 August. Please see details at www.aeroetours.dk


One-day Golf Trips to Ærø Play golf on one of the most beautiful seaside courses in Northern Europe. You will have a return ferry crossing, taxi transport to and from the golf course, lunch package and green fee. If you don’t have your golfing gear with you, you can borrow for free at the golf course. Tours operate from 1 May till 26 August. Please see details at www.aeroetours.dk Walking along the iconic beach huts in Ærøskøbing Author of the book about the beach huts »Badehusene .. en historie om badelivet i Ærøskøbing« takes you on a walk along the beautiful beach huts. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 25 June till 24 August at 3pm. Registration required by phone +45 4046 6675. Price per person DKK 40,00. Please see details at www.aeroetours.dk In Arthur’s footprints. City walk in Søby with former museum director Karen M. Fabricius. Tuesdays 3 + 10 + 17 + 24 + 31 July at 10.30am. Thursdays 5 + 12 + 19 + 26 July, 2 + 15 August at 7.30pm Rates: 30 DKK per person Ærø Festival Play stages »Emil from Lonneberga« at Søbygaard. The family play is adapted by Susanne Theill after Astrids Lindgren’s books. Most children remember and love Emil’s pranks, not least the soup tureen that got stuck on Emil’s head, Emil’s father, Krösa-Maja, Alfred and Line and many more. A reunion that will no doubt please both children and adults. Show times: 7-11 July. Afternoons of 7 and 8 July at 4pm. Evenings of 9 and -10 July at 7pm. Afternoon of 11 July at 4pm. Please see www.aeroefestspil.dk. Ærø Art Association exhibitions in Marstal and Ærøskøbing Exhibition in »Minors Hjem«, Teglgade 11 in Marstal, 8 -15 July during day time. Each week from June to September there is a new exhibition in Dommergårdens Havehus in Ærøskøbing. Biennial SummerSculptureSøby 2018 During summer, there will be a sculpture exhibition in the town and on the harbour of Søby. The works are created by 24 professional artists and an handful of art students and course members from the Art School, Kunsthøjskolen, on Ærø. The exhibition is public and free, and the biennial is held for the fifth time. Get a brochure on the exhibition from the tourist offices. The catalogue is for sale in Dagli’Brugsen. The exhibition shows during the period 1 June till 1 September, and it is supported by Statens Kunstfond, Ny Carlsberg Fondet and Ærø Kommune. Beach yoga at Vestre Strand beach, Ærøskøbing. During the period 28 June – 16 August, Tuesdays at 7pm and Thursdays at 9am. Everyone can attend. Please register at tel. +45 4148 6895. Natural bee holding at Søbygaard Every Tuesday at 3pm during the period 29 May – 24 July you can meet the Søbygaard bees and learn about natural bee holding. Tourist riding at Ærø Ridecenter, Ærøskøbing Every day at 11am, 1-31 July. Bring along your own horse to Ærø – at the riding centre you can hire box stall and fold. Guided Segway tour starting in Ærøskøbing: One hour’s ride in town and along the coast. Rates: DKK 300 per person (min. 16 years). Book not later than one day in advance by phone +45 25 64 40 03. Dates: 4 + 18 June + 2 + 16 + 30 July + 13 + 27 August – see www.vitsoehus.dk.

Guided Segway tour starting in Marstal One hour’s ride in town and along the coast. Rates: DKK 300 per person (min. 16 years). Book not later than one day in advance by phone +45 25 64 40 03. Dates: 11 + 25 June + 9 + 23 + 6 July + 6 + 20 August – see www.vitsoehus.dk. Tour and Beer Tasting at Rise Brewery Saturdays from 7 April – 20 October and Wednesdays from 1 July – 18 August. See hours at www.risebryggeri.dk. See the process, listen to the story and – most importantly – taste the fine beer! Tour at Ærø Cigar – learn how to make a genuine Danish cigar from »Seed to Cigar« Tuesdays and Fridays at 11am in July and August, and Saturdays at noon in September. Rate per person: DKK 50. Please see www.ærøcigar.dk. Wild Food – an experience along the coast on Ærø. Experience nature’s pantry together with the nature guide every Sunday at 2pm during 6 May – 30 September.Rates: DKK 100/ person (children up to 12: 1/2 price). Please see www.vesteraas.dk Wild Food – an experience on the Vesteraas farm At the edge of Voderup Klint, the nature guide will show you nature’s food every Wednesday at 4pm during 4 July – 26 September. Rates: DKK 150/person (children up to 12: 1/2 price) incl. light meal. Please see vesteraas.dk Visiting garden »Via Dolorosa – wander in the footprints of Jesus«. Tværby 15, Bregninge. Open from 25 March till 1 November – Access free. Please see www.viadolorosa.dk Flea Markets Most of the year you will find flea markets scattered all over the island. Open when the flag is out. Please keep an eye on the ­calendar or see Ærø Ugeavis. Ærø Gårdbutik, Uldgården Knitting café w/cake, Café Ærø, Vestergade 60, Ærøskøbing: 02 Feb. + 05.Mar. + 05 Oct. + 02 Nov. at 1pm-4pm. Day of liquorice tasting. A must, if you have an urge for liquorice! 20 May (11am-3pm) + 03 Jul. (10am-5pm) + 31 Jul. (10am5pm) + 14 Oct. (11am-3pm). Riga balsam. Hear the story and taste Ærø’s most popular dram: 26 Jun. + 24 Jul. + 26 Aug. at 11am-3pm. Snap – a taste of Ærø schnapps: 10 Jul. + 07 Aug. at 11am-3pm. Come and see, also: Dishcloth days (15 Apr.), Theme day on walking on clouds (11 May), Honey day (19 Jun./17 Jul.), Tasting day apple cider (19 Aug.), Girls day out – new articles and refreshments (14 Sep.). Vitsøhus permaculture garden Inspiring herbal safari, tasting sensation, collecting herbs and preparing Paleo-Smoothie. 04 + 18 May + 08 + 22 June + 06 + 20 July + 10 + 24 August Rates: 230 DKK per person. Registration required by phone +45 36 98 19 19, not later than one day in advance. Location: Vitsøhus at 3.30pm – 6pm. See www.vitsoehus.dk. Unforgettable animal tour, legends and stories, experiences and information, visit our feeding of our alpacas, Denmark’s only Cashmere goats, Indian runner ducks and the sheep of the Vikings: 04.07 + 11.07 + 18.07 + 25.07 + 01.08 + 08.08. Rates: Children 75 DKK, adults 100 DKK per person. Location: Vitsøhus at 1pm–3pm. – See www.vitsoehus.dk.

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100% Pure & Natural skincare Feed your skin real nourishing goodness

A gallery with a fine overview - a gallery with one painting only!

FREE FROM Parabens & Harsh chemicals Handcrafted from the finest certified organic & wild harvested ingredients

Permakultur

LAND Center

Earth Care • People/Creature Care • Fair Share

Nature experiences in the Paradise Garden of the Future • Edible Forest-/Garden, exciting Nature-AudioTour • Nature experiences: more than 400 interesting

Visit our Workshop

Skæphøjvej 6, 5985 Søby Ring for appointment ...or simply drop by!

DIETMAR’S SCULPTURE GARDEN TVÆRBYMARK 18 dvettermann@web.de

Ph: +45 61456820 www.treeandearthcreams.com

Gæstgiveri Bregninge - GB - 24-10-2017 12:15

Vester Bregninge 17,

18/10/17 Tree & Earth 11.30 - GB.indd 1 5970 Ærøskøbing

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Tlf. +45 3023 6555 kontakt@gaestgiveri.dk www.gaestgiveri.dk

Restaurant and pension located 8 km from Ærøskøbing in the active village Bregninge. The perfect place to join the beautiful hiking or biking routes. Or you can relax and enjoy life in our beautiful garden with a view of the Baltic Sea. • We offer 7 cosy rooms for rent. • In our Restaurant we serve food based on local products. • This is a place with culturel activities. • We have plenty of space for both children and adults. Open May - September Sommerskulptur i Søby - GB - 20-11-2017 10:06

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SOMMER

SKULPTUR SØBY2018 june 1st - september 1st

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KUNST

tree-, bush- and plant species, over 150 different roses, peaceful and graceful alpacas, Denmarks only Cashmere goats, aristocratic Indian runner ducks, rooster „King Henry“ with his beautiful chick ens ...

• Inspiring Herb Safari • Rosie Tea Tour • Unforgetable Animal Tour (See calendar of events)

• Balancing and energizing Soundmassage • Café, farmshop, summer cottages, B&B also in Kyrgiz Yurt Opening Hours: Garden, Farmshop & Café

from 30.06. – 17.08.2018 Friday - Sunday: 12.00 – 17.00 and by arrangement +45 36 98 19 19

24/10/17 12.15

We are living and working in permacultural multifunctionality in small sustainable circles with and not against nature. Our products are predominently local / egological / from our own farm. “Let the food be your medicine and medicine be your food” Hippokrates Curious? Info and Booking: www.vitsoehus.dk • +45 36 98 19 19 • +45 25 64 40 03 Vitsøhus • Søbygårdsmarksvej 3 • 5985 Søby Ærø

itsøhus

HØJSKOLEN

PÅ ÆRØ

www.kunstaeroe.dk

Segway-Nature-Experiences

• Impressive Segway-Nature-Tours • Ride on Denmark’s longest nature track • Thorough instruction – pure fun! • Mondays 16.00 in Ærøskøbing / Marstal

Booking required

Søbygårdsmarksvej 3, 5985 Søby Ærø • +45 25 64 40 03 • www.vitsoehus.dk

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ELEGANT PICTURE BOOK

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Ole Ege Ole Ege

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You’ll find the knitting store Fies Strik not far from Søbygürd. The store has a very wide selection. For instance:

ÆRĂ˜ YARNS, FILCOLANA, LILLESTRIK GEILSK, HJELHOLT, ROWAN... In addition to these very fine yarns we have everything the heart of a knitting fan may desire. Things you may not expect to find on Ærø. The store’s motto is quality and good service. You’llEsper always find a bargain in our store. Forlaget Come and be tempted by the many fine items MMV and enjoy the views of Vitsø. I look forward to seeing you.

ALBERTSLYKKE 10, DK-SĂ˜BY – TEL. (+45) 40 29 16 Søbygaard - GB - 6-12-2017 7:22

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Visit Duke Hans the Youngers unique main farm, Søbygaard

Ærøs past and present Large format. Hard cover. 130 pages in colour . . . . . . . . Dkr.

Søbygürdsvej 4 ¡ DK-5985 Søby ¡ Tel. +45 62 58 16 76 www.arremus.dk

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Denmark is a nation of 406 islands. Few of them as beautiful and varied as Ærø. This green island has proud traditions in seemanship, fishing trade, commerce and agriculture. The exciting history of Ærø is told by Erik B. Kromann, curator of the impressive naval museum 08.36 in Marstal. All texts are in danish, english and german.

249,-

FORLAGET ESPER DISTRIBUTION: ÆRĂ˜ UGEAVIS

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Ærøskøbing Fjernvarme - GB - 18-12-2017 11:02

Ærø Boligudstyr - DK - 24-11-2017 9:15

ÆRØ MØBLER A/S Lerbækken 5 · Ærøskøbing · Tlf. 62 52 10 99 Vestergade 10 · Marstal · Tlf. 62 53 13 86

Ærøskøbing Fjernvarme Lerbækken 23 · 5970 Ærøskøbing Tel. 62 52 29 09 · Fax 62 52 29 06 www.aeroe-varme.dk

SNEDKER/TØMRER GULVBELÆGNING KØKKEN MØBLER

DAME- & HERRETØJ GARDINER & BOLIGUDSTYR

TØJSHOPPEN ÆRØ BOLIGUDSTYR

Ærøskøbing Fjernvarme, a district heating production plant consisting of a straw-fired burner of 3,150 kw, solar panels of 7,000 square metres and a pellet stove. 652 consumers are connected to the plant.

Søndergade 6 · Ærøskøbing · Tlf, 62 52 10 29

På Torvet - Gt - 25-11-2017 8:00

På Torvet

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18/12/17 Ærø Boligudstyr 11.02 - DK.indd 1

24/11/17 09.15

Café & Hotel

På Torvet - GB.indd 1

Fine Art Gallery of Ærø - GB - 12-12-2017 8:56

Glasseriet - GB - 21-11-2017 12:09

25/11/17 08.00

Glasseriet Oil Painting by Lone Djurhuus Måne

Torvet 1, Ærøskøbing

LONE DJURHUUS MÅNE HANNIBAL MÅNE Fine Art Gallery of Ærø Baggaarde 1, DK-5970 Ærøskøbing Open 1 pm to 5 pm Tel. +45 20 68 75 40 | +45 41 40 91 77 www.lonedjurhuus.dk | www.hannibalmaane.dk www.fineartgalleryaeroe.com

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Italian Ice Cream, Soft Ice Cream & Mouthblown Glass Enjoy an ice cream under the tree in Ærøskøbing’s town square

Wine, Beer & Snacks

Tel. + 45 27 85 40 31 www.glasseriet.dk

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Right on the sea! Our historical Badehotel Harmonien is on the sea and only 3 minutes walk from everywhere: harbor, pub, cafés, supermarket, church, museums, shops, beaches… Just enjoy your holiday, jump into Ærøskøbing’s relaxing atmosphere, and reach what you prefer in a few minutes walk. Check in from 13 noon Check out by 10 am (or according to personal request)

Check facebook to see opening hours at our Italian restaurant and pizzeria with tables also in the garden and terrace. During high seasons is strongly suggested the reservation. Real Italian pizza baked in an authentic wood fired pizza oven: we only use first choice italian ingredients! Our Italian chef prepares fresh pasta and special menus following the regional traditions: check for the menu on the website and Facebook. 58

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Open all year • Breakfast buffet with a sea view included in hotel price • All doubles and single rooms with a private sink, modern furniture and bright large windows with sea or town views • New small suite (town view) with private shower • Doubles approx. 14 sqm, singles from 8-13 sqm • We also have 2 wedding rooms, each room with 3 windows overlooking the sea and a shared terrace • New family room at the top floor, with private WC next-door. • Use for grill on request, free of charge • Private garden beside the beach with furniture and grill • Free private parking • Wedding and group packages are available (including rooms, reception, dinner and more) • Special offers for long weekends during the low season including dinner

Badehotel’s theatre’s salons can accommodate up to 120 people for meetings, dinners, parties, ceremonies, and more... Special packet prices for companies and groups including rooms, meals and private use of the garden on the sea. Special offers “Room+Breakfast+Dinner” available all year for workers.

Brogade 1 · 5970 Ærøskøbing info@badehotelharmonien.dk · Phone: +45 42 50 00 05 www.badehotelharmonien.dk · www.facebook.com/badehotelærø ÆRØ GUIDE 2018 59

Photos by Badehotel Harmonien, Bjørg Kiæer and Jens Juul Christensen, Ærø Foto

• Free Wifi everywhere!


Blåbær - Gr - 27-09-2017 9:11

Kys en Tiger - GB - 23-11-2017 9:26

Biblioteket - 27-09-2017 9:01

Ærø Folkebibliotek

BLÅBÆR PILEBÆKKEN 22 - ÆRØSKØBING

Farm shop Farm café Pet pigs

Marstal Bibliotek – Borgerservice Light – Turistinformation

“home & garden“

Prinsensgade 21 5960 Marstal Tlf. 6352 6360 Mail: marstal@arrebib.dk

www.blaabaer.dk Tlf. 30257007

Det Gamle Værft - DK - 13-12-2017 10:55

Pilebækkens Cykler - GB - 3-12-2017 9:12

Pilebækkens Cykler

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23/11/17

Pilebækken 11 Ærøskøbing Tlf. 62 52 11 10

Rent a Bike

– Ærøskøbing Bibliotek

Søndergade 16 B 5970 Ærøskøbing 09.27 Tlf. 6252 1442 Mail: bibliotek@arrebib.dk GRATIS WIFI Åbent for alle, hver dag fra kl. 7-22 Se mere på:

3 gears / 7 gears 75,- Dkr. per day

BENZIN & PETROL

Vending machine accepts notes in DKK & Euro.

www.arrebib.dk Ærø Marina - GB - 18-12-2017 10:54

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Ærø Marina

13/12/17 10.56 Pilebækkens Cykler - GB.indd 1

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A resort area of individual holiday houses set in landscaped grounds in Ærøskøbing, several with a view over the marina and close to the beach at Vester Strand, one of the best on Ærø. The houses (37 m2) all have a lounge with kitchen niche, a separate bedroom, loft bedroom with space for two beds and a bathroom with shower. The houses are serviced by Hotel Ærøhus. The marina is close to the shops. A holiday house resort that is ideal for guests who want peace and quiet. The area has recently been completely renovated. There are three different categories of indoor design and equipment (A, B and C) as the houses are owned by individual owners.

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Ærø Marina

Paradiset 5970 Ærøskøbing Phone +45 6252 1003 mail@aeroemarina.dk · www.aeroemarina.dk

Visit Hammerichs House The collector, esthete and culture preserver

Gyden 22 5970 Ærøskøbing Tel. +45 62 52 29 50 www.arremus.dk

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Oase for Velvære - GB - 13-12-2017 8:01

Danish Island Weddings - GB - 18-10-2017 10:43

CRANIOSACRAL THERAPY FACIALS HAIR REMOVAL WAXING INTUITIVE HEALING MASSAGE LYMPHATIC DRAINAGE HOT-STONE MASSAGE · FOOT MASSAGE Contact: Tel.: +45 20 24 30 07 · Torvet 5 · DK-5970 Aeroeskoebing www.danishislandweddings.com

Vestergade 70, Ærøskøbing and Oldevej 8 www.anjakamedula.dk

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shop | cafe | whisky DisTiLLeRy Local Specialties & rum Pension Vestergade - GB - 3-12-2017 9:25 Den Gamle Købmandsgaard - GB.indd 1 DGK_annonce_Ærøguiden.indd 5

Vestergade 44 · Ærøskøbing Tel. +45 62 52 22 98 www.vestergade44.com contact@vestergade44.com Winner of Travellers’ Choice in TripAdvisor

Pension Vestergade - GB.indd 1

+45 40 73 80 45 13/12/17 10.08

DeN GaMLe kØBMaNDsGaaRD TorveT 5, DK-5970 AeroesKoebing TeL. +45 9125 5970, www.DgKshop.com foLLow us AT fAcebooK & insTAgrAm

opeN aLL yeaR!

Arnfeldt 1/4 side - GB - 20-11-2017 5:13

21/11/17 11.44 12/11/17 16.34

HOSPITALITY & HAUTE CUISINE

Arnfeldt HOTEL & RESTAURANT

Katrine & Morten Ar nfeldt Arnfeldt | Smedegade 33 | 5970 Ærøskøbing +45 6252 2300 | mail@arnfeldthotel.dk | arnfeldthotel.dk ÆRØ GUIDE 2018 03/12/17 Arnfeldt 1/409.25 side - GB.indd 1

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Hans Erik Stærke - GB - 11-12-2017 10:31

Rise Flemløse - GB - 23-11-2017 5:19

FRESH FISH FOR SALE COD AND FLATFISH Call or text at +45 40 41 05 33 and order - then I will call or text you 30 minutes before SG 194 is back in port in Marstal.

CASHPOINTS/ATMS: Havnevejen 1, Søby St. Rise Landevej 10

HANS ERIK STÆRKE

...Only local bank on Ærø! Tobaksplantagen - GB - 3-12-2017 9:43

Ærø Maskiner & VVS - GB - 3-12-2017 9:51

COME AND VISIT THE

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We service your lawnmower or 11/12/17 lawn tractor and store it for the winter. We keep an eye on your house to prevent frost damage etc.

23/11/17 Hans Erik Stærke 17.20 - GB.indd 1

TOBACCOPLANTATION

Discover how to make an authentic Danish cigar. July and August: Every Tuesday and friday 11-12 Am. September: Saturday 12 - 13 Am.

10.34

We are next to Rise brewery. We Meet at the Rise brewery parking lot.

50kr.

Ærø cigar´s can be bought at the Rise brewery and at “Den Gamle Købmandsgård”.

Consultancy at eye level - always worth a call.

FROM SEED TO CIGAR FROM HEART TO HAND

Dunkærgade 22 · Dunkær · Tel. +45 62 52 20 80 · www.aemv.dk

Vandværksvej 3 • 5970 Ærøskøbing • tlf. 5135 7736 • jb@aeroecigar.dk • ærøcigar.dk

Rise Bryggeri - GB - 24-11-2017 9:22

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ÆRØ

Come and see our historic brewery in scenic St. Rise village and experience:

Brewery Tour with Beer Tasting Brewery Shop Lunch café during the high season See opening hours at risebryggeri.dk

risebryggeri

risebryggeri

Rise Bryggeri • Vandværksvej 5 • 5970 Ærøskøbing • Mail: risebryggeri@risebryggeri.dk • Tlf: 6252 1132

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D

A Harbour Master’s Office Maritime Museum

3 km

Environmental Waste

C Disposal

Rise Sparekasse

D Diesel/Petrol for boats

A

Postal Shop

F Health Centre m 800

Tourist Office

D WC

Showers

C

J Citizen Service Centre K Library

WC

L Playground O Beach Volley Parking Lots

Q Petanque Buses

J K

S Yacht Club V Wind Meter WC

800m

F

Tennis baner

600m

Toilet

Youth Hostel/ Kayak Center

600m (Skolevej - First on your right hand)

St. Rise Landevej 10

WC

C

Q

Navigation COLLEGE

L WC

L O C

WELCOME TO ÆRØ

A

Chemistry

F

Bicycle Hire

K

Hairdresser

P

24-hour Store/Chandler

U

Café/ Ice cream parlor

Z

C

Bakery

H

Electrical Contractor

L

Gift Shop

Q

Maritime Shop

V

Sports Store

2

D

Pub

1

M

Hard candy maker

R

Café/Restaurant

W

Shoestore

3

E

Bank

J

N

Restaurant/ Hotel

S

Fast-Food

X

Fashion/ Clothing

Internest Café Gas Station

O

Hardware Store

S V

T

Optician

Y

Radio/TV

4

Silversmith

Furniture Store

5

Estate Agent

Plumbing/ heating service

6

Repair Garage/ Car Hire

7

DIY Centre

Supermarket

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Restaurant China House in Marstal

We have a selection of à la carte dishes, multi-dish meals and an evening buffet for the whole family to enjoy ad libitum. Tel. +45 6253 2562

ÆRØ BLOMSTER & HAVECENTER

LADIES’ AND MEN’S WEAR SELECTED

OMMELSVEJEN 23 A 5960 MARSTAL TLF. 62 53 11 99

Restaurant China House Kirkestræde 5-7, DK-5960 Marstal

www.chinahouse-marstal.dk

- clothing for young men and women KANSAS WORKWEAR LOGO PRINTING HABERDASHERIES

www.aeroeblomster.dk

CAR RENTAL Cars for 5 or 9 people See rates at www.aeroeautocenter.dk

We Open service all and repair summer all cars

Chr. H. Hanne Kromann

Kirkestræde 13, Marstal Tel. +45 62 53 10 60

ÆRØ AUTO-CENTER

RYG E STOP

Open: Mon-Fri: 9.30 am - 5.30 pm Sat.: 9.30 am - 1 pm Weeks 27-31: Mon-Fri 9.30 am - 5.30 pm Sat 9.30 am - 2 pm Sun 10.00 am - 2 pm

Skolevej 12 · Marstal · Tel. +45 62 53 13 02 / +45 21 27 69 65 E-Mail: aeroeauto@tdcadsl.dk Marstal Fjernvarme - GB - 25-11-2017 7:36

XL-Byg - GB - 23-11-2017 9:10

One of Denmarks largest SOLARPLANTS

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TIMBER & DIY MARKET

03/12/17 10.15

MARSTAL · AEROE

Tlf: +45 62 53 11 21 · info@jsxl.dk · www.jsxl.dk

MARSTAL FJERNVARME SKOLEVEJ 15 · TEL. 62 53 15 64

Apoteket - 27-09-2017 8:52

Førende i hudpleje og solbekyttelse

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Marstal Apotek Kirkestræde 23 5960 Marstal Tlf. 62 53 10 68 Fax 62 53 30 68

Ærøskøbing Håndkøbsudsalg Fra Marstal Apotek CREUTZ’ HJØRNE Vestergade 47 B 5970 Ærøskøbing Tlf. 62 52 10 27

23/11/17 09.10

Søby Håndkøbsudsalg Fra Marstal Apotek DAGLI’ BRUGSEN Langebro 13 5985 Søby Tlf. 62 58 12 64

Kv i t t o b a k k e n o g v i n d e n r e j s e . Læ s m e r e p å w w w. a p o t e k e t . d k

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Freddy Sko - GB - 11-12-2017 8:55

Vesterled Galleri - GB - 25-11-2017 6:43

EXCELLENT CUSTOMER SERVICE

VESTERLED GALLERI Anne Værnes · Paintings, graphic arts Open daily June, July and August

Shoes in sizes from 17-50

A WIDE RANGE OF TOP BRANDS AVAILABLE

FREDDY SKO KONGENSGADE 36 MARSTAL

Freddy Sko - follow us on Facebook  Sportigan - DK - 13-12-2017 11:07

Bliv fit med

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Sportigan - vi har alle de rigtige mærker til din sport!

Vesterskovsvej 20, Ommel, 5960 Marstal Tlf. +45 30 53 30 32 www.anneværnes.dk Marstal Pizza - GB - 12-12-2017 9:55

Marstal Pizza

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Gør krop din e t-jeogså nesten take away

25/11/17 06.44

MARSTAL MARINA

Sejlmagervej 7, 5960 Marstal, Tel. +45 24 63 56 57 www.bergsrestauranter.dk

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Open from 5 pm every day in June, July and August

Sportigan Ærø Kongensgade 33, 5960 Marstal Tlf. 6253 1407

Largest Store on the Island

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12/12/17 10.02

å samtidig et gratis OK Benzinkort til billig benzin og iesel fredag d. 9/5 kl. 14-18 og lørdag d. 10/5 kl. 10-14

atis OK Benzinkort fredag 14-18 og lørdag kl. 10-14 ed et OK Benzinkort får du: Gebyrfri oprettelse Kort til mere end 500 benzinanlæg Danmark ort til betaling af broafgift på torebælt og Øresundsbron®

Gratis OK’thellolagkage Vi fejrer åbningen af det nye OK-anlæg med en gratis OK’thellolagkage til de første 50 fredag kl. 14-18 og lørdag kl. 10-14. Vi byder ligeledes på en pølse samt en forfriskning.

OK støtter lokalt Tanker du hos OK, støtter du M.I.F. med gode kontanter til deres arbejde. Kom og få et OK Benzinkort, så giver vi et beløb til M.I.F., hver gang du Mon-Fri tanker hos os. . . . . .

dbring billedlegitimation fx Dankort, kørekort, IDeller sygesikringsbevis med din nuværende adresse.

arstal

SHOPPING HOURS

8am-7pm Sat-Sun . . . . . . 8am-6pm Bakery opens all days at 7am

SUMMER HOURS

from 2 JUL to 5 AUG All days . . . . . 8am-9pm Bakery opens all days at 7am

Euros and cards accepted.

KIRKESTRÆDE 2-4 - MARSTAL - TEL. +45 62 53 17 80 Super Brugsen - GB.indd 1

Filling Station 24/7

REBERBANEN · MARSTAL

(First entry road to Marstal from Ærøskøbing/Søby)

06/12/17 06.43

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Minde - GB - 3-12-2017 11:04

RESTAURANT PUB ATRIUM OPEN ALL YEAR ROUND 100m from Marstal Harbour KONGENSGADE 13 TEL. +45 62 53 15 26

La Bella - GB - 26-11-2017 8:34

Femmasteren 1/16 - GB - 22-11-2017 7:29

Feel like shopping?

Sailor’s Hot Tub & Sauna!

See you at

KIRKESTRÆDE 12·MARSTAL TEL. +45 62 53 22 88

LADIES’ WEAR

Visit our splendid atrium

Masai • Zerres 2·Biz • Soulmate Junge • Sorgenfri

Foley’s Pub - GB - 24-10-2017 9:58

Foley’s Pub

Minde - GB.indd 1

www.femmasteren.dk Call for booking: +45 5360 4821

At Janes - GB - 11-12-2017 10:02

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Marstal - Strandstræde 39 B Tel. +45 62 53 13 23

Beer Garden · Full selection whiskey Best Irish Cofee in town · Free WiFi Big screen for VM-football · Live music

In the middle of Marstal’s pedestrian street you’ll find At Janes Reminiscent 1950s inspired premises, charming atrium, simple menu and food made of selected ingredients – also gluten free and vegetarian. Open all year – and we look forward to welcoming you!

At Janes – where people meet

Kirkestræde 15, 5960 Marstal Tel. +45 28 18 39 39 · www.at-janes.com · Facebook: At Janes - Ærø Havkatten - GB - 22-11-2017 7:15

Sejl- og Presenningsservice - GB - 28-11-2017 4:09

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Sejl- og presenningsservice ApS Syning og svejsning af presenninger Ommelsvejen 50 · 5960 Marstal

Sejlmagervej · Marstal · Tlf. +45 62 53 12 71 / +45 23 20 21 98 e-mail: steanmoller@outlook.dk · www.sejlogpersenninger.dk

Right at the yacht club, both in Marstal and in Ærøskøbing (at the new marina) Repair work on sails, sprayhoods etc. Pick up or delivery – also from Søby

Everything for your boat

Marstal Navigationsskole - DK - 13-12-2017 10:58

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• Deck hardware, rope. • Sale of: Shoes, boots, sailing • Rigging repairs. clothing, nautical fashion: • Day-to-day repairs and Key West, Pelle P, manufacture of sails and covers. We pick up and deliver Helly Hansen, Gill, Musto • Detailed jobs made. • Sale of Kosangas. • Sewing and welding of tarpaulins. – and much more.

BICYCLE HIRE Marstal and Ærøskøbing - call +45 23 20 21 98

www.marnav.dk · marnav@marnav.dk

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Alberte - GB - 11-12-2017 10:45

Ishuset - GB - 12-12-2017 9:44

Rita Lund - DK - 2-12-2017 5:06

Ishuset

Rita Lund

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MALERIER Open May, June, July and August

butikalberte

Kirkestræde 12B, Marstal Tel. +45 51 93 24 64

Havnepladsen 8 5960 Marstal Tel. +45 24 63 56 57 www.bergrestauranter.dk

Mon-Fri 10 am - 5.30 pm Sat 10 am - 2 pm Weeks 26-30: Mon-Fri 10 am - 6 pm Sat-Sun 10 am - 3 pm

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First row from Marstal harbour - at the ferry landing

Prinsensgade 6 5960 Marstal Tlf. +45 62 53 21 73 www.ritalund.dk

+45 24 63 56 57

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Marstal Søfartsmuseum

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Vestergade 30 C · Marstal · Tel. +45 62 53 15 66

OPENING HOURS

Mondays to Fridays . . . . 8am-6pm Saturdays-Sundays . . . . 9am-2pm

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A maritime experience in a maritime setting

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www.frunoergaard.dk

skovgyden 24 · marstal · tel. 29 65 48 21

Prinsensgade 1, Marstal. Tlf. +45 62 53 23 31 www.marmus.dk

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Bed & Breakfast/Self-Catering Lilians Bed & Breakfast - GB - 28-11-2017 10:37

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LILIANS BED & BREAKFAST Havnevejen 3 5985 Søby Tel. +45 24 65 49 60 lilianfunkholm@gmail.com

ORGANIC FARM & YOGA VITSØ Holiday apartments and B&B Dorit Lassen Søby Landevej 20, 5985 Søby Tel.: +45 33 21 11 11 Mobil +45 41 48 68 95 mail@yoga-aeroe.info www.yoga-aeroe.info

Open all year. Two double rooms, shared bathroom and tea kitchen and small dining room with radio and TV.

Open all year. 2 holiday flats for 1-4 persons, newly renovated with floor-heating, livingroom with stove. Beautiful view to lake and the Baltic, garden: washing machine, sauna.

Rate per room first night: 450 Dkr. Subsequent nights: 400 Dkr. Free WiFi.

Low season price: 2720 kr. incl. power/week. B&B (only in low season): Double room 700 kr./night. Single 600 kr. incl. organic breakfast.

5 km from golf course, 150 m to ferry, beach and Søby Marina with restaurant.

Situated on an organic farm near Vitsø nature reserve, 1 km from Søby ferry, direct connection to hiking path to the Baltic. Welcome also to Yoga & meditation.

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HOLIDAY HOUSE WITH VIEW OVER THE SEA 28/11/17 Dorit Lassen 10.37 - GB.indd Nørrevejen 18, 5985 Søby Contakt: hanne-finn@hotmail.com or Tel. +45 61 28 13 40

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Flat 45 m2 with 4-6 adult beds. Kitchen and lounge. Toilet/bath. A cosy closed garden/ place for barbecue.

ALBERTSLYKKE Elsebeth & Peder Pedersen 13/12/17 Albertslykke 8, Leby, 5985 Søby Tel. +45 62 58 10 44 albertslykke8@gmail.com www.albertslykke.dk Open all year. 3 double rooms / 1 self-catering flat. Price inc. breakfast Single room 350 Dkr. Double room 550 Dkr. Multi-nights discount. Self-catering flat: Please call for price. Free WiFi.

See More at: Godsommer.dk - House no. 1192.

In scenic nature area with Vitsø, biking trails, Archipelago Trail and »Søbygaard«. Approx. 3 km from Søby, in nature reserve.

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Open April-Oktober. Rent for a week. Rate 1.800-3.500 (240-425 €).

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TEAM-TJAVS BED & KITCHEN FOR YOU Biografvej 5. DK-5985 Søby Tel. +45 20 43 08 65 www.team-tjavs.dk Email: b.fr.larsen@gmail.com

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»LØJHØJ« Katrin Müller Bregninge Landevej 6, 5970 Ærøskøbing

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Between Bregninge and Leby is a main building on a large site with various places to dwell and sea view. Here your soul can wander and you can relax. Private entrance, private bath, own kitchen, 2 bedrooms. Large sunny living room with sea view.

One 4-people flat w/private entrance/ bathroom, kitchen and TV. Rates from: 500 DKK for 2 people. 800 DKK for 4 people.

For 1-2 people: 525 DKK / 70 Euro per day For 3-4 people: 675 DKK / 90 Euro per day Inc. bedding and towels. Only non-smokers. Offer of holistic treatment: massage, homeopathy, colourpuncture, prana www.naturheilpraxis-katrinmueller.de

The rooms are located at Søby harbour. More info at our website. Vitsøhus - GB - 17-11-2017 9:14

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Summer cottage / B&B ”Lille Villa” Søbygårdsmarksvej 3TV 5985 Søby Ærø

Summer cottage / B&B ”Holmegård” Søby Landevej 4 5985 Søby Ærø

Adventure-B&B ”Kyrgiz Yurt” Spend your dreamholiday in a real Kyrgiz yurt in a charming atmosphere Our summer cottages are paradisiac situated with view over the sea / lake.

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Located in Bregninge, 8 km. from Ærøskøbing. Nabouring the medieval church near biking and hiking routes in the countryside.

6 cosy double rooms. 1 family room with open loft (2 – 5 people). Big shared living room with TV. Free coffee and tea. Internet. Three large bathrooms to share. Rates from Dkr. 745 incl. Breakfast.

Prices from: Summer cottages:1.875,- Kr. p/week

Beautiful garden with af view of the Baltic Sea. Lots of space for children as well as adults.

Contact:

In the Restaurant we serve food and drinks of high quality, based on local products, mainly ecological.

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GÆSTGIVERI BREGNINGE Vester Bregninge 17, 5970 Ærøskøbing 03/01/18 Tel. +45 3023 6555 kontakt@gaestgiveri.dk www.gaestgiveri.dk

Open 1 May - 1 Sep 2017

Søbygårdsmarksvej 3 5985 Søby Ærø

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Open all year Tel. +45 62 20 20 60 / Tel. +49 171 860 91 59 lichtvaerk@gmail.com

2 double rooms w/private entrance/ bathroom, kitchenette and TV. Rates from: 400 DKK for 2 people.

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Open all year.

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B&B: 390,- Kr. p/night and person info@vitsoehus.dk • www.vitsoehus.dk +45 36 98 19 19 • +45 25 64 40 03

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Bed & Breakfast/Self-Catering Marianne Linnet - GB - 24-11-2017 5:10

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ALAMEDA Karin & Vigert Smedegade 13, 5970 Ærøskøbing Tel. +45 62 52 28 06 Mob. +45 21 73 24 18

MARIANNE LINNET Vester Bregninge 20 DK-5970 Ærøskøbing Tel. +45 2614 0003 marianne@linnetrothe.dk www.ferieidyl.dk

Double rooms with shared bathroom. Wi-Fi.

Lovely flat: Bedroom with 3 beds, kitchenette, private bath and toilet, private entrance, small garden. Internet and TV.

Rate: 475 Dkr. / 65 EUR. Breakfast: 50 Dkr. / 7 EUR per person.

Rates: Dkr. 550 per night for 2 people + Dkr. 150 for the third person. Without breakfast

Central location in the old part of town. 200 m from ferry and harbour.

Opposite Gæstgiveri Bregninge, (restaurant and shop).

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VESTERAAS bed&nature Nils og Maja Ørum Voderup 41, 5970 Ærøskøbing Tel. +45 61 28 62 52 info@vesteraas.dk www.vesteraas.dk

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Open 26.4 - 28.10. Holiday cottage DKK 1.500/night, DKK 7.000/week. During high season from 30.6. to 18.8., only on weekly basis. The two homely holiday cottages, the GreenHouse and the SeaHouse, are furnished with a sense of rustic charm and comfort. With Biodiversity at heart, Vesteraas is an organic small holding with free range cattle, situated on the breathtaking coastal landscape that is Voderup Klint, 7 Km from Ærøskøbing. Hestegården - Gn - 19-12-2017 9:21

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HOLIDAYS ON A HORSE FARM Ride in Balance / Iris Winkler Tranderupmark 3 5970 Ærøskøbing Tlf. 52 61 10 03 kontakt@ride-in-balance.com www.ride-in-balance.com

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Double Room DKK 895 Triple Room DKK 1095 Family/Wedding Suite DKK 2295 Flotel: Eco-friendly Maritime Experience Complimentary Cinema Tickets & Wi-Fi Free Tea/Coffee & Fridges available Quality Bicycles for Rent Access to Tranquil Courtyard Garden Andelen offers cosy accommodation and modern facilities in a unique building that oozes old-world charm and atmosphere.

KAREN-LISE RASMUSSEN Sygehusvejen 25 06/12/17 5970 Ærøskøbing. Tel. +45 62 52 14 34 / +45 21 55 82 40 www.karenlises-bedandbreakfast.dk 2 Double rooms

Newly decorated non smoker house with two double bedrooms, living room with wood stove, satellite TV, complete kitchen with dishwasher, bathroom with shower, floor heating. Quiet located with porch. Close to beach and Voderup Klint, busstation and shop within 10 minutes walking distance.

Price inc. breakfast: 550 Dkr.

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Single-storey house, centrally located in Ærøskøbing within walking distance from lovely beach and shopping.

750,- kr. / 600,- kr. from 3 days 3500,- kr. / week 400,- kr. cleaning fee / 75,- kr. p. set sheets/towels

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SELF CATERING - Baggavle 10 Here is a summer house with plenty of room for the whole family in downtown Ærøskøbing.A quiet neighbourhood, 800m from the beach.

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Only 6,500 DKK per week. Rate incl. linen and utilities (power, water and heating) Layout: • Hall • Lounge with Radio/TV/DVD • 3 double bedrooms • 2 toilets/bath • Roofed terrace • Kitchen with all modern facilities • Large garden with private parking • Pets not allowed Booking: Preben Pedersen Vestergade 21, 5970 Ærøskøbing Tel. +45 23 46 36 61 - jettepreben@hotmail.com

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ANDELEN GUESTHOUSE A Home away from Home in the Heart of Historic Ærøskøbing Søndergade 28a, 5970 Ærøskøbing Mobile +45 61267511 www.andelenguesthouse.com

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Open all year

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VRÅVEJEN 8, ÆRØSKØBING 25/11/17 Well equipped cottage in lovely garden. Within walking distance from ferry, beach and town centre. Six beds in two rooms + two optional beds in the lounge. The house has dishwasher, washer, bicycles, grill and wi-fi. High season (weeks 27-33) only weekly rental at 5,000 DKK/week. Other weeks 4,000 DKK. Rate for single nights, DKK 750. Rates include utilities. See more at godsommer.dk house number 12219. Facebook: Feriehus Ærøskøbing Contact: skelhave@gmail.com

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Bed & Breakfast/Self-Catering Blæsenborg - GB - 13-12-2017 10:14

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LARGE COTTAGE with great views of the Archipelago Nevre 27, DK-5970 Ærøskøbing All-year rental. Weekly rental during high season Mini-holidays during low season

FERIEHUSET BLÆSENBORG Unique holiday home in the old town of Ærøskøbing with fantastic view of the South Funen/Baltic Sea Archipelago Exquisitely renovated, located in one of the cobbled streets of Ærøskøbing, and situated 10 metres from the Baltic shoreline, Blæsenborg is an ideal choice for your next holiday.

Cottage 340 m2 - ideal for large families Bedrooms 6 Beds 18 Toilets 8 Parking at house yes Pets permitted 2 Kitchens 2 Terrace 700 m2 Wood stoves 2 Totally refurbished in 2015.

Fancy breakfast while enjoying the sunrise over the Baltic? Sunbathing on the top floor balcony? A dip from the child-friendly beach behind the house? An aperitif on the terrace after exploring the wonderful nature of Ærø? Then Blæsenborg is your place! Søndergade 73, Ærøskøbing www.aeroholidayhome.dk aeroholidayhome@gmail.com

E-mail: tonnyfh@gmail.com Phone: +45 40 63 45 67

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Lone Djurhuus Måne and Hannibal Måne’s romantic Bed and Breakfast

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KIMBERLEYS MINDE Organic bed & breakfast 13/12/17 Trousløkkevej 9 5960 Marstal Mobil +45 24 43 55 80 / +45 20 44 59 53 bb@kimberleysminde.dk www.ærø-bb.dk Open all year. 2 Double rooms. Own private facilities. Free WiFi. Rates incl. breakfast: First night, 650 DKK, subsequent nights: by agreement. In the countryside close to Marstal. Pets allowed, only on request.

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Breakfast is served in flowering garden or indoors. The house stands in a quiet area. Only few metres to centre of Ærøskøbing town, sea and free buses. Baggaarde 1, 5970 Ærøskøbing Contact tel: +45 41 40 91 77 / +45 20 68 75 40 Contact e-mail: hannibalmaane@mail.dk 3 double rooms, shared bathroom, kitchenette. Open most of the year.

Free wifi and tv in charming little lounge. Hundehuset - GB - 21-11-2017 8:04

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THE ART HOUSE - Bed & Breakfast Enjoy our interactive art installation, 02/01/18 Kimberleys 07.45 Minde - GB.indd where you are able to bring your dog.

SOLKROGENS RENTAL B&B/Holiday home 13/12/17 Solkrogen 2, DK-5960 Marstal Mobile: +45 30 29 17 20 E-mail: udlejning@solkrogen.net Find us at www.solkrogen.net and www.facebook.dk

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We have two lovely rooms to rent out, along with our organic breakfast with homemade bread, pancakes and snaps.

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Open all year The house has three fine double rooms. (B&B) Two people in double room at DKK 650/day. Rates include: bed linen, towels, self-service breakfast, water and power. Common lounge, kitchen, bathroom and atrium. WiFi and TV in the lounge. You may also rent the entire house on a weekly basis. Rates per week: DKK 5200 - per day: DKK 1500 without breakfast. Within walking distance to town, beach and harbour. Bus stop 50m from the house.

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Jacob Fuglsang Mikkelsen & Gertrud Hjelm Kongshøj Nørregade 16, 5970 Ærøskøbing Mobil: +45 60 85 16 75 Mail: jacob.fuglsang@gmail.com Online: www.facebook.com/ HundehusetAeroe/www.facebook.com/ HundehusetAeroe

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Our place was designed in connection to a Danish Lifestyle TV show.

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Located in the heart of the Fairy-tale town. 21/11/17 Solkrogen08.04 - GB.indd 1 Holiday room for two people with private entrance from the charming cobbled street. Private bathroom, TV, Wi-Fi and coffee maker. The room is on the first floor in the charming town house. Room with a view of the red rooftops of Ærøskøbing.

MARSTAL BED AND BREAKFAST - sleep tight on Ærø 13/12/17 Ronæsvej 7, 5960 Marstal nanlinstow@gmail.com www.marstal.blogspot.com Tel. +45 24 25 85 37

Price per week, DKK 1500/EUR 202 bed linen per set, DKK 110/EUR 15 Price includes power, water and heating.

Large and light room. Coffee and tea plus Internet in the room. 650 Dkr. per night for two people. All inclusive.

Booking: mobile +45 61 11 55 08 / E-mail: gyden.aeroe@gmail.com More info on Facebook: @AeroeFerienhaus or Ærø Bed & Bath

Extra bed 200 Dkr. per person. Small room is available if you are e.g. two couples touring/biking. The two rooms share one bathroom.

Ærøskøbing’s idyllic square with restaurants is just around the corner. Two minutes by foot to the beach and five to the ferry.

Sleep tight in peaceful surroundings, savour homemade ecological breakfast in the sunroom.

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HOLIDAY HOUSE IN MARINERS’ TOWN MARSTAL ON ÆRØ

HOLIDAY HOUSE, MARSTAL P. M. Gang 14 »MaraHouse«

Charming, functional all-year holiday house of 95 m2. Room for 4+4 people. Located on quiet, dead-end street with private parking lot. Undisturbed, fenced garden. 300 m from sea, harbour, shopping and cafés etc. Pets allowed. The town house’s ground floor includes hall, bathroom w/floor hearing, living room, family kitchen w/exit to terrace, and floor-heated scullery. Upper floor: large landing w/bed, 2 rooms with beds, open loft with mattresses. Facilities include stove/oven, fridge, washing machine, colour TV/DVD, radio, child bed, child chairs, iron + board etc. More details on the house, Marstal and Ærø at: www.aeroegade2.dk Please contact: Familien Lykke Hansen, Tel. +45 86 53 13 68 or gitte@gittelykke.dk

Close to harbor, beach and town. Atmospheric and cozy holiday home with beautiful sunny and undisturbed garden. 2 bedrooms and option for extra beds. Pets allowed.

Check out www.marahouse.dk #marahouse Tel. +45 2445 1191. Bed and Kitchen - GB - 11-12-2017 11:33

BED AND KITCHEN Nostalgi Sølvgade 9, 5960 Marstal Tel. +45 22 99 83 84 book@nostalgimarstal.dk www.nostalgimarstal.dk

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Bed and Kitchen, 2 people, incl. linen and towels, TV and WiFi. Free coffee and tea. DKK 575. Common room, kitchen, bathroom and peaceful, undisturbed and sunny atrium. The entire house is for hire at 1100 DKK/ day. Discount at booking for several days. Great location, close to beach, harbour, cafés and restaurants.

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Authentic and idyllic holiday.

The largest selection on Ærø!

Restaurant and cafe open during the school holidays. Sailor’s Hot Tub – Sauna – Wellness... www.femmasteren.dk

Feriepartner have the largest selection of holiday homes on Ærø. Choose between 80 different houses and apartments on the island.

Mini break and 2-person deals! Book a mini break to a good price or save 20% on various houses, when you travel just 2 persons in the off-season.

Havnegade 28A, Marstal T: + 45 5360 4821

A good experience Tel.: (+45) 6441 2322

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23/11/17 EGEHOVEDVEJ 1 DK-5960 MARSTAL TEL. (+45) 51 52 44 85

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Charming common house, TV and wood stove. Samsø-cabins w/facilities and overlooking the Baltic. Good well-functioning service building. Campervan pitches

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• Ideal site for families and seniors • Separate area for light campers • Rental of log cabins • Bright kitchen, bath, and toilet facilities • Good playground

3-star camping site, beautiful location right on the seaside

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FEMMASTEREN Hotel & Hostel Havnegade 28 A DK-5960 Marstal Tel. +45 53 60 48 21 www.femmasteren.dk info@femmasteren.dk

Café and restaurant during July to mid-August. 19 hostel rooms and seven hotel rooms, four of which with ensuite facilities. Hot tub and sauna. We are located on Havnegade overlooking the sea, island Langeland and Marstal Shipyard. Only a short distance from beach, wood, playfields and marina. Villa Blomberg - GB - 23-11-2017 9:44

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VILLA BLOMBERG Ærøskøbing Hostel & Guesthouse Smedevejen 15 DK-5970 Ærøskøbing Tel. +45 62 52 10 44 www.villablomberg.dk – book online here! E-mail: vb@villablomberg.dk

We have single rooms, double rooms, bunked bed rooms and family rooms.

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Cook your own dinner in our guest kitchen, eat in the dining room and relax in one of the lounges. We offer a lovely breakfast menu for the price of 75,- dkk (children: 40,- dkk). Beautiful surroundings and outdoor areas with bonfire places, barbeques and shelters by the sea.

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CAMPING

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SØBY CAMPING ÆRØ Vitsø 10 5985 Søby Tel. 62 58 14 70 www.soeby-camping.dk soebycamping@mail.dk

The edible campsite

Free Wi-Fi and Herbs

DCU - DK-CAMP - Back to Nature

Price per day DKK: Adult 94,- / Child 59,- / Dog 10,- / Space 40,- / electricity 40,Rental Cabins / Caravan / Camp-let Nature / Peace and quiet / Jetty

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Uddannelse på gymnasialt niveau

2-årig HF og 3-årig HF-søfart samt HF-enkeltfag Kontakt vores kontor for nærmere oplysninger.

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email: oens@vvsaeroe.dk

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Ærø Airfield

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- Fastest to and from Ærø! l l l l l

Flights all over Europe Line Traffic to/from Svendborg and Copenhagen Bicycle and Car hire Kiosk Little pleasant Airfield with international atmosphere

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Damgaarden’s Self-Catering Apartments Damgaarden’s 8 apartments are located approx. 4 km from Ærøskøbing at Borgnæs Bugt, close to wood and beach with opportunities for making many great experiences including fine angling opportunities All apartments are tastefully furnished and come with all equipments to make your holiday a pleasure. Two of the apartments are fitted-up for disabled persons with ample space for a wheelchair.

More information at Tel. +45 40 34 51 61 · info@hoteldamgaarden.dk or www.hoteldamgaarden.dk

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Ærø Tours - GB - 22-11-2017 9:40

Ø Bolig - GB - 24-11-2017 6:38

ØBOLIG| Tranderupgade 1 | 5970 Ærøskøbing v/Rino Jenssen | Statsaut. ejendomsmægler MDE Mobil: 2021 0269 | obolig.dk

Your island dream

Simply the best tours on Ærø... Bicycle Tours and HOP ON – HOP OFF” bus tours around the entire island, Ærø on your Own, Eat with the Islanders, Walk with the Night Watch, Island Hopping to the small island, Birkholm, City Walks and individual tour plans with overnight stay. Day and multi-day trips with ferry, bicycle and meals included at discounted rates. Read more and book on www.aeroetours.dk/eng

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Telephone: +45 4046 6675 – e-mail: info@aeroetours.dk Connie von Elbwart - GB - 24-10-2017 8:12

Cottages all over Ærø for rent

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Cottage Rental Feriehusudlejning 22/11/17 mail@aeroeferiehus.dk mail@aeroeferiehus.dk Connie von Elbwart Tlf. +45 27574427 Søndergade 7, 5970 Ærøskøbing

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Drømmen er på en ø See all our houses on OBOLIG.dk

Tel. +45 27 57 44 27

All rate levels - all year round – Quality houses – Local knowledge – Personal service – Off season mini holidays

aeroeferiehus.dk aeroeferiehus.dk

Øbolig I Skippergade 50 I DK-5960 Marstal by Rino Jenssen I Estate agent MDE Mobile: +45 2021 0269 I obolig.dk

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RESTAURANT CLOSE TO THE HARBOUR

12 DELIGHTFUL ROOMS Drømmen er på en ø with bathroom, TV and refrigerator.

6 NICE ROOMS

with shared bathroom.

COMFORTABLE RESTAURANT AND PATIO in the heart of Marstal.

DRONNINGESTRÆDE 1 A, 5960 MARSTAL TEL. 62 53 13 52 www.hotelmarstal.dk hotel@hotelmarstal.dk Hotel Marstal - GB.indd 1

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Hotels/Inns/Pensions/Self-Catering Hotel Ærøshus 1 - GB - 4-12-2017 6:50

Søbylyst 1 - GB - 4-12-2017 6:33

HOTEL ÆRØHUS Vestergade 38 5970 Ærøskøbing Tel. +45 62 52 10 03 www.aeroehus.dk mail@aeroehus.dk

SØBYLYST HOLIDAY APARTMENTS Østerbro 2-4 5985 Søby - Ærø Tel. +45 62 58 11 20 Nine exclusive and modern self-catering apartments with private sun-terrace, Spa and free wireless internet

Located centrally in Ærøskøbing 56 beds / 30 rooms.

2-8 persons per apartment Close to golf course

Rooms with en suite facilities, TV and free Wi-Fi.

500 m to the ferry/marina/beach/jetty 200 meters to a baker/grocer

For rates: Please ask at the hotel.

Read more on: www.sobylyst.dk Gæstgiveri Bregninge - Hotel - GB - 24-11-2017 5:04

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GÆSTGIVERI BREGNINGE Vester Bregninge 17, 5970 Ærøskøbing 04/12/17 Hotel Ærøshus 06.34 1 - GB.indd Tel. +45 3023 6555 kontakt@gaestgiveri.dk www.gaestgiveri.dk

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Located in Bregninge, 8 km. from Ærøskøbing. Nabouring the medieval church near biking and hiking routes in the countryside. Open 1 May - 1 Sep 2018 6 cosy double rooms. 1 family room with open loft (2 – 5 people). Big shared living room with TV. Free coffee and tea. Internet. Three large bathrooms to share. Rates from Dkr. 745 incl. Breakfast. Beautiful garden with af view of the Baltic Sea. Lots of space for children as well as adults.

ÆRØ MARINA HOLIDAY COTTAGES Paradiset 07/12/17 5970 Ærøskøbing Tel. +45 62 52 10 03 mail@aeroehus.dk www.aeroemarina.dk

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Open all year. A few meters from city centre and marina. Individual holiday houses for 4 persons, with TV. 3 classes – call for rate. On daily and weekly basis. Phone and Wi-Fi connection possible.

In the Restaurant we serve food and drinks of high quality, based on local products, mainly ecological.

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DAMGAARDEN`S FERIELEJLIGHEDER Borgnæsvej 4, Borgnæs DK-5970 Ærøskøbing Tel. +45 40 34 51 61 www.hoteldamgaarden.dk info@hoteldamgaarden.dk

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PENSION VESTERGADE Vestergade 44 5970 Ærøskøbing Tel. +45 62 52 22 98 www.vestergade44.com contact@vestergade44.com

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Centrally located in Ærøskøbing

Located in the bay of Borgnæs about 3 km from Ærøskøbing 8 holiday flats of sizes 71-91 m2, all with kitchen, lounge, two bedrooms and private facilities. Washing machine available.

12 beds / 6 rooms Rate incl. breakfast: Double room Dkr. 1150 / 1250 Single room Dkr. 990 / 1150

Free WiFi internet. Rates: see www.hoteldamgaarden.dk, or contact Damgaarden. På Torvet 1 - G1 - 4-12-2017 6:38

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PÅ TORVET Torvet 7 5970 Ærøskøbing Tel. +45 62 52 40 50 info@paatorvet.dk www.paatorvet.dk

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Centrally located in the town square of the beautiful Ærøskøbing.

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ARNFELDT Hotel & Restaurant Katrine and Morten Arnfeldt Smedegade 33, 5970 Ærøskøbing Tel. +45 62 52 23 00 mail@arnfeldthotel.dk www.arnfeldthotel.dk

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Located in the historic part of Ærøskøbing overlooking the Old Harbor.

På Torvet has its own café, wineshop and boutique.

Double room including breakfast: Prices from DKK 1095,-

Cozy holiday apartments with private bath and toilet, TV and a small kitchen with fridge.

The hotel has 2 rooms with private bathroom and 3 rooms with bath in the hallway. Restaurant in the hotel.

We look forward to seeing you!

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Hotels/Inns/Pensions/Self-Catering Badehotel Harmonien - GB - 4-12-2017 7:07

Hotel Marstal 1 - GB - 4-12-2017 7:19

HOTEL MARSTAL Dronningestræde 1 A 5960 Marstal Tel. +45 62 53 13 52 Fax +45 62 53 23 40 www.hotelmarstal.dk hotel@hotelmarstal.dk

BADEHOTEL HARMONIEN Brogade 1, 5970 Ærøskøbing Tel. +45 42 50 00 05 www.badehotelharmonien.dk www.badehotel-aroe.dk info@badehotelharmonien.dk Located in central Ærøskøbing and with a garden right at the beach.

Located centrally in Marstal

14 Doubles / 11 Singles / 2 Family rooms. Many rooms with sea view.

35 beds/ 18 rooms Double room incl. breakfast 625 Dkr. without fac. / 925 Dkr. with fac. Single room incl. breakfast 495 Dkr. without fac. / 795 Dkr. with fac.

A sink in each room, bathrooms shared at the floor. Big theatre hall suitable for parties, meetings and concerts. You may rent the entire hotel for a wedding or for a conference or courses.

Call and book your stay at tel. +45 42 50 00 05

Restaurant with room for 75 persons. Ærø Hotel - GB - 6-12-2017 4:22

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FEMMASTEREN Hotel & Hostel Havnegade 28A, 5960 Marstal Tel. +45 53 60 48 21 www.femmasteren.dk info@femmasteren.dk

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Marstal Youth Hostel has new ownership and now also offers hotel rooms. Café and restaurant during July to mid-August. Seven hotel rooms, four of which with ensuite facilities, and 19 hostel rooms. Hot tub and sauna. We are located on Havnegade overlooking the sea, island Langeland and Marstal Shipyard. Only a short distance from beach, wood, playfields and marina

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ÆRØ HOTEL Egehovedvej 4, 5960 Marstal Tel. +45 62 53 24 06 Tel. +45 62 53 25 06 www.aeroehotel.dk Email: info@aeroehotel.dk

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Ærø Hotel is famed for its fine standards, charming atmosphere and kindly service. 100 modern rooms are available. In the hotel is a large restaurant, a cosy bar and a fine swimming pool. Lift to upper floors. Ærø Hotel – Good experiences to bring back.

06/12/17 04.22

Digital Printing – in short-runs. Let us meet your printing requirements with high quality and on paper qualities equal to offset printing.

Postcards, brochures, flyers, business cards, you name it – give us a call and ask... Mark & Storm Grafisk A/S Korsvangen 15 | 5750 Ringe | Tel. 62 62 22 77 | Fax 62 62 22 73 Ærø Ugeavis Møllevejen 33A | 5960 Marstal | Tel. 62 53 11 53 | Fax 62 53 11 73 www.mark-storm.dk

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COACHES AT HOME AND ABROAD

Unique handcrafted children’s clothing

Dunkær Auto-Service - 18-10-2017 11:34

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ÆRØ TURISTFART

Reberbanen 58 · DK-5960 Marstal Bregninge Møllevej 3 · DK-5970 Ærøskøbing

TLF. +45 62 58 13 13 info@jesperbus.dk Deloitte - 18-10-2017 10:48

Din lokale rådgiver.

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Østermarksvej 9 5970 Ærøskøbing 10.10

Tlf. 62 52 15 38

På www.deloitte.dk kan du læse mere om Deloitte og om vores rådgivningsydelser.

Mobil 61 36 65 13

www.dunkaer-auto.dk

Medlem af Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited Starling Air - GB - 3-12-2017 9:04

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Dunkærgade 21 – Ærøskøbing – Tlf. 62 52 22 22

Hurtig hjælp er dobbelt hjælp! Tegn abonnement med forbindingskasse – til bilen – til hjemmet – til arbejdspladsen. Eftersyn og opladning af ILDSLUKKERE udføres. – Nye ildslukkere på lager.

HEAVENLY EXPERIENCES FOR ALL THE FAMILY

Løfteopgaver med 120 tm/kran udføres, opsætning af spær, betonelementer, optagning/ søsætning af både m.m. – Træfældning og styning af træer fra 50 tm/kran med kurv.

LEJ EN CONTAINER

International Airfield Surrounded by Archipelago idyll STARLING AIR

Tlf. +45 62 53 33 94

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KURT HANSEN ENTREPRENØR OG VOGNMANDSKØRSEL

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Dunkærgade 21 · 5970 Ærøskøbing · Tlf. 62 52 22 22 E-mail: redning@aeroe-redningskorps.dk www.ærø-redningskorps.dk

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Røde Kors Butikken Tøj og sko til børn og voksne • Ting og sager Vestergade 53, Ærøskøbing. Tlf. 62 52 29 90 Pæne møbler • El-artikler • Køkkenting Musik • Bøger • Spil og meget andet. Pilebækken 12, Ærøskøbing. Tlf. 24 77 56 20

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Restaurant and pension located 8 km from Ærøskøbing in the active village Bregninge. The perfect place to join the beautiful hiking or biking routes. Or you can relax and enjoy life in our beautiful garden with a view of the Baltic Sea. • We offer 7 cosy rooms for rent. • In our Restaurant we serve food based on local products. • This is a place with culturel activities. • We have plenty of space for both children and adults. Open May - September

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BICYCLES / SEGWAYS Vitsøhus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55 Pilebækkens Cykler . . . . . . . . . . . 60 Sejl- og Presenningsservice ApS . 66

ESTATE AGENTS Øbolig . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75

BOOKS / ÆRØ LITERATURE Forlaget Mark & Storm . . . . . 56, 71 Søbygaard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56 Marstal Søfartsmuseum . . . . . . . 67

FISHMONGERS Hans Erik Stærke . . . . . . . . . . . . 62

BREWERIES Rise Bryggeri . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 CAMPING SITES Marstal Camping . . . . . . . . . . . . 72 Ærøskøbing Camping . . . . . . . . . 72 Søby Camping . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83 CAR HIRE Ærø Autocenter . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64 CARRIERS / HAULIERS Ærø Redningskorps Kurt Hansen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78 CHANDLERY / SAILMAKER Sejl- og Presenningsservice ApS . 66 CHARITY SHOPS Røde Kors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 79

FERRY SERVICES Ærø Færgerne . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54

FLORISTS Ærø Blomster & Havecenter . . . . 64 FURNITURE Danbo, Bolighuset Søby . . . . . . . 54 Ærø Møbler A/S . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57

HOTELS / INNS / RESTAURANTS Hotel »Ærøhus« . . . . . . . . . . 42-43 Bregninge Gæstgiveri . . . . . . 55, 79 Vitsøhus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55 Badehotel Harmonien . . . . . 58-59 Blåbær . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 Arnfeldt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 China House . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64 Marstal Pizza . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 »Minde« . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66 Foley’s Pub . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66 At Janes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66 Havkatten . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66 Fru Berg . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67 Femmasteren . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72 Hotel Marstal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75 Ærøskøbing Røgeri . . . . . 80-81, 84 INSURANCE Søassurancen Danmark . . . . . . . 83 INTERNET BOOKING ærø .dk . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64, 71 KIOSKS / ICE CREAM Glasseriet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57 Ishuset . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67 LIBRARIES Ærø Folkebibliotek . . . . . . . . . . . 60 MOTORCARS / REPAIRS Ærø Autocenter . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64 Dunkær Auto-Service . . . . . . . . . 78 MUSEUMS Søbygaard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56 Hammerichs Hus . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 Marstal Søfartsmuseum . . . . . . . 67 OPEN WORKSHOPS »Det Gamle Værft« . . . . . . . . . . . 60

GOLF Ærø Golf Klub . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82

PERMACULTURE Vitsøhus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55

GROCERIES / SUPERMARKETS Dagli’ Brugsen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54 SuperBrugsen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 Let·Køb . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67

PETROL Pilebækkens Cykler . . . . . . . . . . . 60 OK Benzin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65

HEALTH CLINICS Katrin Müller . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54 Kys en tiger . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 Oase for velvære . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 Harmoni . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78

PHARMACIES Marstal Apotek . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION Ærø Kommune . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 RESCUE AND SALVAGE Ærø Redningskorps . . . . . . . . . . . 78 SAILOR’S HOT TUB & SAUNA Femmasteren . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66 SCHOOLS Kunsthøjskolen på Ærø . . . . . . . . 55 Marstal Navigationsskole . . . . . . 66 Ærø HF . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73 SELF-CATERING / GUESTHOUSES / COTTAGES På Torvet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57 Ærø Marina . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 Hundehuset . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 Pension Vestergade 44 . . . . . . . . 61 Søbylyst Ferielejligheder . . . . . . 71 Offgridflotel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71 MOB Sommerhusudlejning . . . . . 72 Damgaarden Ferielejligheder . . . 74 Feriehusudlejning . . . . . . . . . . . . 75 SHOES Freddy Sko . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 SIGHTSEEING FLIGHTS Starling Air . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78 SMOKEHOUSES Ærøskøbing Røgeri . . . . . 80-81, 84 TIMBER / D-I-Y STORES XL-Byg . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64 TOBACCO PLANTATIONS Tobaksplantagen . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 TRAVEL AGENTS Ærø Tours . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75 WEDDING ORGANISER Danish Island Weddings . . . . . . . 61 WHISKY Ærø Whisky . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 YOUTH HOSTELS Femmasteren . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72

PLUMBING / HEATING SERVICE Ærø Maskiner & VVS A/S . . . . . . 62 Øens VVS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74

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Søby Camping Ærø – The edible campsite Come and enjoy the good life at Soeby Camping Soeby Camping is a small cozy campsite, situated in beautiful surroundings close to forest and right on the Baltic Sea, with a jetty for swimming and sea kayaking.

• Sunset Terrace • Fishing, bike and hike friendly • Cabins and caravans for rent • Motor home and tent spaces • Free WiFi and herbs • Events – Knitting festival, seed sharing day and much more...

Manager Anne Kruse welcomes you at Søby Camping Ærø DK-Camp – DCU – Back to Nautre

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NATURE, PEACE AND QUIET, THE GOOD LIFE, STARS ON THE CEILING AND WAVES AT YOUR BEDSIDE! Søby Camping · Vitsø 10 · DK-5985 Søby, Ærø · Tlf. +45 62 58 14 70 · soebycamping@mail.dk · Søby Camping - GB.indd 1

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56,-

79,-

92,-

49,-

Smoked mackerel fillet with bread and butter

Hot smoked salmon with bread and butter

Hot smoked halibut with potato salad

Cold smoked salmon with baguette and dressing

79,-

79,-

79,-

Baked fish fillet with chips and remoulade

Sandwich with hot smoked salmon and dressing

Sandwich with hot smoked butter mackerel

- without frying

We have GULD TUBORG on tap

64,-

44,-

Smoked herring with bread and butter with 2 herrings

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Sandwich with cold smoked salmon and dressing

Sandwich with hot smoked halibut and dressing

Baked fish fillet with bread, butter and remoulade

68,-

79,-

59,-

44,-

Pickled herring with bread and butter

- without frying

69,-

92,-

79,-

68,-

74,-

54,-

Smoked eel with bread and butter

Hot smoked salmon Faroe Island with potato salad

Smoked butter mackerel with bread and butter

Smoked mackerel fillet with potato salad

Sun over Ærø with bread and butter with 2 herrings

Sandwich with grilled chicken and curry dressing

Butter mackerel with salad, bread and dressing

Fishcakes with chips and remoulade

- without frying

Salad with cucumber, carrot and dressing

Hot smoked shrimp with bread and butter

Hot smoked butter mackerel with potato salad

Smoked butter mackerel with bread and butter

Smoked trout without bones with bread and butter

Smoked herring with potato salad with 2 herrings

68,-

84,-

49,-

29,-

49,-

92,-

79,-

64,-

74,-

54,-

76,-

39,-

Sandwich with fishcakes and remoulade

Hot smoked salmon with salad, bread and dressing

Grilled chicken with salad, bread and dressing

Chips with remoulade Large chips - 39,-

- without frying

Mussels with bread, mayo and lemon

Fishcakes with potato salad with 2 fishcakes

44,-

84,-

84,-

29,-

59,-

62,-

49,-

We have ÆRØ ØL on tap

Smoked trout without bones with potato salad

Fishcakes with bread, butter and remoulade

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You may also buy smoked goods (vacuum packed) to take home - and all smokehouse menus may be packed as take-away for your trip into nature on Ærø or for your ferry crossing.

Take away

In addition, you can buy draught beer, wine, 100% natural apple juice, bottled water and perhaps an aquavit or the Ærø speciality, a Riga (aquavit with Riga Black Balsam). You may also like coffee, perhaps with cake, cappuccino, café latte or hot chocolate with whipped cream or an ice cream dessert.

All the smoked fish dishes may be served with bread and butter, green salad or potato salad or perhaps also with chips, if you cannot resist temptation.

Oven-baked fish fillet or warm fish cake with chips and remoulade, ready in only a few minutes.

Ærøskøbing Røgeri serves fish fillet and chips without deep-fat frying – that’s why we call it no-frying zone.

No-frying zone

From April to mid-October, seven days a week, Ærøskøbing Røgeri offers freshly smoked herring fillet, mackerel fillet, trout, salmon, halibut and butter mackerel or smoked shrimp with or without garlic – cured herring fillet or smoked eel.

Sunday 19 August until Saturday 20 October SEVEN DAYS A WEEK 11am – 7pm

Saturday 16 June until Saturday 18 August SEVEN DAYS A WEEK 10am – 9pm

PEAK SEASON 2018

Sunday 25 March until Friday 15 June SEVEN DAYS A WEEK 11am – 7pm

OPENING HOURS 2018

Hot-smoked fillet of herring . . . 100 g DKK 15 .00 Hot-smoked whole mackerel . 100 g DKK 14 .00 Hot-smoked fillet of mackerel . 100 g DKK 24 .00 Glacier spring trout . . . . . . . . . each DKK 39 .00 Hot-smoked salmon . . . . . . . . 100 g DKK 39 .00 Hot-smoked Butter Mackerel . 100 g DKK 39 .00 Hot-smoked halibut . . . . . . . . . 100 g DKK 39 .00 Cold-smoked salmon . . . . . . . 100g DKK 46 .00 Hand-cut salmon . . . . . . . . . . . 50 g+ DKK 28 .00 Smoked eel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100 g DKK 48 .00 Fish cakes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . each DKK 13 .00 Hot-smoked shrimps . . . . . . . . 100 g DKK 22 .00

TO TAKE AWAY

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FRESH SMOKED - seven days a week

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Ærø Guide 2018 GB