Discover Allinge-Sandvig: The Gem of Northern Bornholm

The twin towns of Northern Bornholm, Allinge-Sandvig, are where nature meets cultural heritage. Known as the birthplace of the Folkemødet festival, these picturesque towns offer not only stunning landscapes but also a rich history. Discover what makes Allinge-Sandvig an ideal travel destination.

Folkemødet - The Festival of Democracy

Every year, Allinge-Sandvig becomes the epicenter of democratic debate during the Folkemødet festival. This unique event attracts visitors from all over Denmark, creating a space for discussions, idea exchanges, and meetings with thought leaders.

Natural Beauty and Outdoor Activities

Allinge-Sandvig is a paradise for nature lovers. Scenic hiking and biking trails wind along the coastline, offering breathtaking views. Be sure to visit the Hammeren area with its views of Opalsøen (Opal Lake) and Hammershus. Opal Lake, a former granite quarry, presents a fascinating blend of nature and history.

Allinge-Sandvig to raj dla miłośników przyrody

Beaches and Water Sports

Allinge-Sandvig also boasts beautiful beaches that are perfect for relaxation and sunbathing. Sit on the sand, savor the tranquility, and enjoy the sea view. You can also try various water sports such as windsurfing and kayaking to ensure an active and enjoyable vacation.

Festivals and Cultural Events

Allinge-Sandvig buzzes with cultural life throughout the year. Besides Folkemødet, the towns host the Knitting Festival and numerous concerts, including the New Year's Concert, Wonderfestiwall, and Bornholm Music Festival. At Gæstgiveren, an iconic concert venue, performances by renowned artists such as Lukas Graham and Peter Sommer take place.

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Exquisite Cuisine of Bornholm

After a day full of sightseeing and adventure, indulge in the exquisite cuisine of Bornholm. Restaurants and cafes in Allinge-Sandvig serve traditional dishes, including fresh seafood and local specialties. Try smoked herring, fish cakes, and other delicious dishes that will delight your taste buds.

Accommodations in Allinge-Sandvig

When planning your vacation in Allinge-Sandvig, you can choose from a variety of accommodations. From cozy hotels and guesthouses to comfortable resorts, campsites, and hostels, there's something for everyone. Especially during Folkemødet, it's advisable to book your stay in advance.

Must-See in Allinge

Allinge Church

Allinge Church is one of the most beautiful churches on the island of Bornholm, located in the heart of the small port town of Allinge. This church is a true gem, with its lovely yellow walls and remarkable memorial plaques that commemorate the townspeople who died in the Middle Ages due to the plague. At the top of the church, a shining white cross catches the attention of visitors.

Kościół w Allinge, Bornholm

Allinge Smokehouse

Allinge Smokehouse is a unique spot on Bornholm that offers the highest quality smoked fish and a variety of other seafood delicacies. Established in 1964, the shop and smokehouse have gained fame for their traditional smoking methods, use of top-quality raw materials, and the exceptional atmosphere of the place.

Wędzarnia w Allinge, Bornholm

Nordbornholm Smokehouse

Nordbornholm Smokehouse is a gem on the island of Bornholm, renowned for producing the highest quality hand-smoked fish. For over 70 years, residents and tourists visiting Sandvig and Allinge have enjoyed the exceptional flavor of smoked fish prepared according to traditional recipes.

Wędzarnia Nordbolnholm w Allinge na Bornholmie


Domen is not only an excellent architectural building but also an important center of culture and art on the island of Bornholm. Throughout the year, it hosts a wide variety of events, such as concerts, theater performances, art exhibitions, and many other activities.

Kopuła Domen w Allinge, Bornholm

Colorful Half-Timbered Houses and Beautiful Gardens

The half-timbered houses in Allinge and Sandvig are not only historic buildings from the 18th and 19th centuries but also attractive tourist destinations due to their picturesque locations and beautiful gardens. Many of these buildings have been restored and converted into charming restaurants, cafes, shops, and art galleries. A distinctive feature of the half-timbered houses is their red brick facades, which add charm and character to this scenic town.

Domy z muru pruskiego w Allinge, Bornholm


Allinge-Sandvig is a place where natural beauty and cultural heritage create a harmonious whole. Festivals, historical landmarks, picturesque landscapes, and a wide range of accommodations make it an ideal travel destination for everyone. Discover the charms of Northern Bornholm and immerse yourself in the extraordinary atmosphere of Allinge-Sandvig.

Discover the Beauty of Northern Bornholm: Attractions Around Allinge


By bike: Rønne - Allinge cycle route

By bus: from Nexø, bus number 7; from Rønne, buses on lines 1, 2, 7

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One of the great things about Bornholm is the great variety of landscapes. Picturesque, majestic, steep granite cliffs in the north and fine sand beaches in the south, heathland, waterfalls, bearded garlic and anemones, coastal boulders and rocks.

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