The road from farm to fork is short in the East of Denmark and you can taste this freshness at farm shops and specialist producers across the region. The islands of East Denmark are fertile and covered with many fascinating estates, farms and castles, where you can enjoy a variety of culinary experiences. As well as visiting local producers in situ on the islands of Møn, Zealand, Lolland and Falster, you can taste local produce in the many exceptional restaurants found here.
Enjoy the very best sights of East Denmark's with these 9 new cycle routes, covering Møn Island, Stevns Cliffs, Falster Island and Prestø Island. The nine easy-to-follow Panorama cycle routes guide you to lovely sightseeing detours from the national Berlin-Copenhagen Cycle Route, so you can choose a route that fits your holiday schedule or you can choose to cycle the whole thing.
Within two hours’ drive from Copenhagen, the archipelago of Zealand, Lolland, Falster and Møn offers scenic nature, heritage centres, UNESCO World Heritage sites – and family activities.
Head to popular beach spots at Karrebæksminde in the Smålandshavet Archipelago, the old holiday town of Fakse Ladeplads and the coast of Møn. You’ll enjoy some of the best beaches in the region at Marielyst on the East Coast of Falster, with wide stretches of sand and dunes.
You’ll find Næstved makes an interesting day trip, as its location on the River Suså has made it an important trade town since medieval times. Explore the town’s old churches, streets and houses. Næstved’s old monastery today houses Denmark's most prestigious boarding school.
The fertile soil and mild climate of South Zealand makes the region a pantry of delicious raw produce. Everywhere you go, you will see roadside stalls and farm shops, where you can buy local produce.
The orchards on Fejø, Femø and Askø in the Smålandshavet Archipelago are famous for their apples and pears and for sweet apple juice and cider.