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Havnbjerg Church on the holiday island Als in the Sønderborg-area

Holiday island Als

View of holiday island Als with green and flowering fields

Welcome to your holiday island – Als in Southern Jutland!

Island Als is the 7th largest island in Denmark, laying in the lee of the eastern coastline of Jutland, close to the Danish-German border.

The island is connected to the mainland by two bridges at Sønderborg and the car ferry Bitten on the northern part of the island and there is daily departures of busses and trains. From the islands Funen and Ærø you have daily ferry departures and from Søby on island Ærø the journey by ferry is 100% green on board the E-ferry Ellen.

Stores for shopping of daily groceries is found in Skovby, Tandslet, Fynshav, Guderup and Havnbjerg, while a larger selection of stores and shops is found in Høruphav, Augustenborg and Nordborg. The main city with the largest selection of stores and shops is Sønderborg, here you can go shopping in the cosy pedestrian street and Shoppingcenter Borgen in the city centre or visit the eastern part of town Center Øst.

Terrain model of holiday island Als in the Sønderborg-area

Facts, figures and landscape

Accommodation

Find more inspiration to your island holiday

Tight lines - go fishing at island Als
Fishing at the island Als in the Sønderborg-area for nice trouts
Als Bridle Route - 100 kilometre on horseback
Horseback holiday on Als Bridle Route in the Sønderborg-area
The tree frog and other amphibian
Green frog sitting on rush in the Sønderborg-area
Bird watching
Great crested grebe on the island Als in the Sønderborg-area
Food and drink
Solæg - eggs pickled in brine
1-day trip from Holiday Island Als
Dannebrog vajer på Chr. X´s Bro i Sønderborg på øen Als
Walking route Alsstien
Walking route Alsstien
The North Coast on Als – a cycle route
The North Coast on Als – a cycle route
The lake and fiord landscape – a cycle tour on island Als
The lake and fiord landscape – a cycle tour on island Als
Havnbjerg Strand – a cycle tour on island Als
Havnbjerg Strand – a cycle tour on island Als
Nørreskoven – a cycle tour on island Als
Nørreskoven – a cycle tour on island Als
Stolbro Løkke - a cycle tour on island Als
Stolbro Løkke - a cycle tour on island Als
The lakes on North Als
The lakes on North Als
The Stevning Nor Path
The Stevning Nor Path
The Augustenborg Path
The Augustenborg Path
Kegnæs
Kegnæs

Guided tours on island Als

Guided town walk through Nordborg
Guided town walk through Nordborg
Augustenborg - the ducal city
Augustenborg - the ducal city
Als Segway
Als Segway
A Town in Ruins - an 1864 town walk
A Town in Ruins - an 1864 town walk
Sønderborg - The old part of Town
Sønderborg - The old part of Town
Sønderborg during World War I
Sønderborg during World War I
Combined Town and Tilting Festival tour
Combined Town and Tilting Festival tour

What to see and experience on island Als