Læsø is the largest island in the Kattegat and on this island, the scenery is wonderfully diverse - there's everything from lovely sand beaches to woodlands, rolling dunes and wide open moors. Since the island is relatively flat, it is perfect for exploring by bike. On Læsø, there is a nice selection of DanCenter holiday homes to choose from, so you can spend a perfect holiday here with your family in one of our lovely holiday homes.
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Læsø, a real oasis and the largest island of Kattegat, (about 2,000 inhabitants) is to be found off the north east coast of Jutland. The island has a great number of holiday cottages so during summer Læsø wakes up to a significantly increased number of happy holiday guests.
There are many types of nature on Læsø. On the southern coast there are big low water areas and coastal meadows. In the middle of the island you will find dunes and wood and heather areas while the finest beaches are to find in the northern part of the island.
In order to get to know Læsø it is a splendid idea to go biking around this rather flat island which has a lot of fine bicycle tracks. On your way you can visit the famous Læsø Saltsyderi (special salt production) which has restarted the ancient salt production of Læsø. Another interesting place to visit is the museum called “På Lynget”, an outdoor museum with buildings in their original location. Finally the park of Rhododendron is worth visiting. Enjoy the gorgeous sight of about 2,000 plants.
You must also visit some of the cosy small villages of Læsø – why not enjoy a lunch in one of the many taverns and cafes. In fact Læsø is able to offer a range of unique raw materials and food specialities. Try the ecological hams, the heater honey, the fresh lobsters and, of course, the well-known Læsø salt.
You can reach Læsø by the ferry from Frederikshavn. It is active all year round.
We have collected some of the most frequent questions from our guests.
There are 50+ DanCenter houses in Læsø.
Læsø Museum, Hedvig Hus Museum, Laesoe Saltsyderiet, Vestero Havn, Museumsgaarden and Stormhaven are some of the places.
Visit landmarks and fishing harbours, spa treatment, nature walk, seal watching at safari boat, shop the salt of Læsø and local craft.
Travelers from the UK can reach Læsø by air, train, bus, ferry or motor vehicle.
Langoustine and Plaice are the most famous ones.
The best time to visit Læsø is from June until September, with pleasant temperature and limited rainfall.