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Ærø has a beautiul location in the South Funen Archipelago. In order to get to the beautiful island, you have to sail with the Ærøfærgen from either Fynshav, Faaborg or Svendborg. The ride takes 60 - 75 minutes to either Søby or Ærøskøbing. Here you can get to completely gear down - there is no stress on the small island which makes it perfect for a quiet and relaxing holiday. No matter where you go on the island, you will always be able to see the ocean - and some roads even have views of both the South Funen Archipelago and the Baltic Sea. The proximity to the ocean also means you can easily go for a swim or a quick dip in the clear water.
The island has just over 6000 residents and is an 88 km2 large moraine island. Ærø is, besides the ocean, surrounded by Funen, Langeland, Slesvig-Holsten and Als, as well as one of the smallest municipalities. Ærø's country-side varies from large fields to small, cosy villages. The small villages are time warps with beautiful half-timbered houses, small town squares, cobblestone streets and numerous hollyhocks.
Remember to visit the old maritime village Marstal, which offers maritime culture, shipping industry and a museum of the island's naval history.
Ærø has eateries of every kind - especially during the summer season when the many restaurant managers are ready to serve good, local produce. Many of Ærø's restaurants serve freshly-caught fish - perfect for lunch on your holiday home vacation. On your way back from a day full of experiences you can stop at the road-side stalls and buy honey, strawberries or cherries. If you are dreaming of a holiday on Ærø and just need to plan you stay, a holiday home is a perfect solution for a great holiday.
Experiences on Ærø – a peek at what you can see
Even though Ærø is for people looking for a quiet and relaxing holiday, there are still lots of things to do. On Ærø, you never have a long drive to anything.
Ærø Golfklub – The beautiful gold course has a unique location surrounded by water and with great views.
Rise Bryggeri (brewery) – Take a tour with beer tasting at the historic Rise Bryggeri. The brewery is from the late 18-century, and you can hear the stories of the buildings, the daily running and the beer production.
Det Gamle Værft (the old shipyard) – Here you can experience Danish maritime craftsmanship traditions. The shipyard has smithy, copper workshop and rig loft - and everyone can take part in the work. See the ship S/S Svendborgsund from 1906 get renovated using the old building techniques from that time period.
Arts and crafts - Ærø also has various shopping and artists. Visit Drud Design; a workshop and gallery, the Glasseriet and the Glasriget; glas art or Your Design-Nordic; Handmade unique specimen jewellery and bring home a small memory from your holiday home vacation.
Marstal Søfartsmuseum – A large museum of the island's naval history in Marstal with approx. 2000 various ship models, 130 bottle ships and several hundred ship portraits in four large buildings.
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At DanCenter sommerhusudlejning we have more than 60 years of rental experience, so when you plan your holiday with us, you can be sure to find everything in order. On this page you will find approx. 15 holiday homes on Ærø – at DanCenter you will find something to every taste.
All around Langeland and Funen there are hundreds of small islands forming what is called the Archipelago of South Funen – a world of small communities, an incredible paradise. Here you will find a wonderful, relaxed holiday atmosphere combined with a lot of exciting activities. Everywhere you can admire the sight of the small, half-timbered cottages, and here you get the feeling that time has stopped – just the ideal place for relaxation and holiday. The smiling, green islands are a paradise for bike lovers. Many visitors come by boat, but there are also ferryboats from one island to another. Ærø, Lyø, Avernakø or Drejø – all of them have the most charming, small port with a cosy atmosphere.
If you wish to visit the Archipelago of South Funen you can make use of the path called Øhavsstien (path of the Archipelago of South Funen), one of the longest and most beautiful trails in Denmark for hikers. It will take you through amazing nature areas to villages, market towns and fantastic manor houses.
Ærø The best way to get to know this island is on your bike. From one end of the island to the other there are 25 km with small, charming villages and hilltops with an amazing view to the sea. You must visit Marstal Maritime Museum or admire the bottle ships at Flaske Peter’s place. (Bottle Ship Peter). Do not miss a walk in the narrow, winding streets of Ærøskøbing with their tiny houses or a walk along the beach with its colourful beach huts.
Langeland This island with the most wonderful nature has many different sandy beaches, fine fishing possibilities and the great “Tomb of King Humble”, an unusual, prehistoric find from the Stone Age. You must also visit the various farm shops and the wild horses in Bagenkop.
Shortly after booking holiday accommodation through DanCenter you will receive your booking confirmation. This confirmation constitutes your rental agreement containing all necessary information. On the first page you will find information about the addresses of your holiday home and the key pick up place, as well as a directions on how to find the house. On the following pages you will find the invoice for the stay you have booked complete with transfer order/inpayment form, stating the due dates.
On arrival at the key pick up point, you will be asked to present your rental agreement whereupon you will be handed your key as well as an electricity-envelope on which the meter readings of all consumption dependant expenses (electricity, heating, water, etc.) are to be noted upon arrival as well as departure.
Arrival can take place from 4 p.m. on the day the rental period commences.
If you can not reach your destination until eg. late evening, our local offices will be closed. Therefore please contact us in time to make arrangements with regards to the key and the deposit. The contact information of the local office can be found on your rental agreement or under the menu Kontakt on dancenter.dk
All holiday homes are equipped with all kitchen utensils, duvets and pillows necessary for the maximum amount of persons, which the house can room. Bed linen, dish cloths, table cloths etc. can be rented at the local office or online, if you prefer not to bring these items yourselves.
When you book a baby cot, please note that we can not guarantee space for the cot in the master bedroom. If the house description say there is a cot in the house and you only need one, booking is unnecessary.
You can also book delivery of the extras you rent. This way you do not need to drive several times between the holiday home and local office.
Please note that in high season, extras might be sold out. Therefore we recommend you to always book extras and final cleaning when booking your holiday home.