Hiking on the path Alsstien is nature experiences all the way. Along the route, you will pass the reestablished lakes, Mjels Sø and Oldenor and if you choose a short detour, you can see the latest new lake in the row - Bundsø, where birdlife already is well established. With a bit of luck you can see the king of all birds - the European sea eagle!
The proud beech trees reflects their top in the blue of the sea, on the tour through one of the longest coastal forests of Denmark - Nørreskoven Als, where you can meet roe dear and fallow deer, at Fjordmosen you might get an glimpse of the red deer on the remote part of the meadow.
At overnight stays in a tent or one of the shelters, you can find supplements to your diet in the summer time through crisp sea kale and at harvest time, the hedgerows are full of bramble.
The most of the shelters and primitive tent sites are first come gets the space, however along the Bridle route Als, the Hay-Hotels and Hay-tent sites can be booked in advance and the may be used by people on foot, bicycle or boat.
If you arrive in Sønderborg by public transport or simply want to park the car and begin your hike from Sønderborg city, you can follow the path Alssundstien up to Ballebro, where the small car ferry “Bitten” sets you over to Hardeshøj and the start of the path Alsstien. Well arrived at Skovby on South-Als you can continue along the Gendarme Path past Høruphav to Sønderborg.