City of Aakirkeby

This city is located in the center of the island, which has almost 2,000 inhabitants.

It is the third largest city town on Bornholm and is called the "city of flowers" because of the beautifully planted houses and gardens.

Aakirkeby Bornholm
Aakirkeby - a flower city
 Aakirkeby
Aakirkeby miasteczko

Aakirkeby- a flower city

Aakirkeby is located about 20 minutes drive from Ronne, surrounded by fields and forests, on the road to Nexo. After building the main trade routes of Bornholm at the intersection of the island, Aakirkeby quickly became an important commercial center on the island.

Aakirkeby Square is located near a church built in the Romanesque style. Traders from the island always gathered here on market days to offer their goods. The brown flock of geese that the sculptor Paul Ranslet gave the city is particularly beautiful and characteristic of the place.

Several horse stables in the area offer horse riding trips and riding holidays. Trips often lead to the nearby Almindingen forest. Accommodation around Aakrikeby offers a range of nice and nicely furnished holiday homes.

What to see in Akirkeby

Aa kirke - is a church in the Romanesque style. This church has a characteristic double tower, and inside you can see a Romanesque baptismal font and a Renaissance altar.

Rosenkranskirke Church - Holy Rosary Church - the only Catholic church on the island, masses are celebrated in Danish and German.

The Bornholm Mosaic - a map in the shape of Bornholm, made of rocks forming the island's crust - the mosaic can be seen at the market in Aakirkeby.

Bornholms Automobilmuseum - automotive museum, certainly an attraction among the exhibits will include Rolls-Royce, Harley Davidson, as well as Fiat 125p - the museum is located at Grammegadsvej 1

NaturBornholm - a modern facility where you can learn about Bornholm's natural history and the island's flora and fauna. Especially recommended for families with children, because most exhibitions are educational and multimedia.

Attractions in the area of ​​Aakirkeby

Pedersker - a small settlement where you can see the Romanesque church of Peders kirke and a Dutch windmill from 1847. A museum of tractors, vehicles and engines was created at Grubbegard.

How to get there

Pedersker is located 8 km south east of Aakirkeby

Slusegard - water mill, geographical and cafe point located at 55 ° north latitude and 15 ° east longitude, here sunny time coincides with the clock time. This place was marked with a stone block built into the ground. Near this place is the oldest water mill in Bornholm - built around 1800.

How to get there

Svaneke - Rønne cycling route

Almindingen - a forest complex located in the central part of the island, covers an area of ​​2400 ha. The highest point of the island - the Rytterknaegten hill - is also located in Almindingen. Its height is "up to" 162 m a.s.l. - third altitude in all of Denmark. At the top of Rytterknaegten you can admire the panorama of Bornholm.

How to get there

Rønne - Gudhjem or Rønne - Arsdale cycling route

The Echo Valley - Ekkodalen Ekkodalen is a well-preserved crevice valley in which even the most quiet sound echoes among the rocks. Next to the valley is a large parking lot where you can park your car or bicycle.

Gamleborg and Lilleborgdefensive walls of two forest strongholds. The first stronghold was built by the Vikings, and the second belonged to the king of Denmark. Three walking routes have been marked out in Almindingen, thanks to which tourists can get to know the corners of the mysterious forest.

How to get there

Rønne - Gudhjem or Rønne - Arsdale cycling route

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