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Holiday cottages in Knebel, Djursland and Mols, Denmark!
Knebel is situated on Mols, right by the coves Knebel Vig and Kalø Vig.
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Knebel i located i tranquil and very scenic surroundings, right by the water and the spectacular national park Mols Bjerge. The area primarily appeals to anglers and nature lovers, but it is also famous for its many cromlechs, ruins, castles and manor houses. It is possible to buy groceries in Knebel, and in Ebeltoft, only 18 km away, you will find a rich variety of shops, restaurants and sights for the whole family.
By Knebel Vig you will find the 3 km long and quiet beach Thorup Strand. With its shallow water and the fine, sandy bottom the beach is a lovely place for the whole family. By the cove Begstrup Vig and towards west you will find the long and sheltered beach of Begstrup. This beach also offers good conditions for children because of the shallow water. Windsurfers will also find ideal opportunities here. Knebel is also close to the beaches of Fuglsø and Bogens. Both beaches are rocky, but they have bathing jetties, from which you can jump into the water. These beaches are also popular among leisure-time divers. 8 km towards east you will find the beach of Femmøller - a good and sandy beach, which is suitable for children and sheltered by small elevation with mixed stand. The beach of Skødshoved, 9 km towards south, has Blue Flag and is one of the most famous beaches of Mols.
Knebel is situated almost in the bottom of the cove 'Knebel Vig', which is a part of the cove 'Kalø Vig'. Only a few km from Knebel the area 'Mols Bjerge' is located. The area is a magnificent and preserved nature landscape with a varying nature, a number of walking paths, grave mounds and a rich animal life. Thick forest is replaced by open moorland hills and you can enjoy a great view of Mols, the Kattegat as well as the coves 'Kalø Vig' and 'Ebeltoft Vig' from the viewpoints 'Agri Bavnehøj' (137 m) and 'Trehøje' (127 m). By the castle ruin 'Kalø Slotsruin' you will find the forests 'Hestehaven' and 'Ringelmose Skov'. Here you can follow the paths and experience a varying nature with a rich vegetation and animal life. In the bottom of the cove 'Kalø Vig', around Vrinners, you have the opportunity of experiencing seals.
The fishing possibilities are good in the cove 'Knebel Vig' because of the shallow water. The area also offers a number of Put & Take fishponds. It is possible to rent boats in the area and go fishing on the in the cove 'Kalø Vig' or join an arranged fishing trip onboard a fishing vessel, which sails out from Ebeltoft. Djursland offers more scenic golf courses. The nearest are the courses of 'Kalø Golf Club', from which you can enjoy the view of the bay 'Århus Bugt' and the castle ruin 'Kalø Slotsruin', and the undulating and beautiful course of 'Ebeltoft Golf Club'. Lovely nature experiences await you along the many walking, bicycle and bridle paths of the area.
Worth a visit
The famous cromlech Porskær Stenhus with i.a. a burial chamber is situated in the outskirts of Knebel. Knebel also offers more interesting galleries as well as a beautiful, restored mediaeval church with a very interesting interior. The castle ruin Kalø Slotsruin from the year 1313 is a famous tourist attraction. The ruin is scenically situated right by the cove Kalø Vig and treasures many incredible and interesting stories (9 km). In the workshop of the flint smith in Skødshoved you can experience the art of the stone age at close range (9 km). The glass museum Glasmuseet contains an acknowledged collection of modern, international glass art (18 km). The frigate Jylland is the largest wooden warship in the world. The hull is 71 metres long, the spread of canvas is 1,881 square metres and it weights 2,450.
In the animal park Skandinavisk Dyrepark you will have genuine nature experiences. From the 250 metres long footbridge you can observe the bears in the amazing bear park (22 km). Visit Ree Park Safari, where the animals live in lifelike surroundings with plenty of space. In the modern safari park they focus on animal species that are rare or threatened with extinction. You can walk around in the park or go with the safari car (24 km). The amusement park Djurs Sommerland is a fun and interesting experience for the whole family. When the entry has been paid, you can make use of all activities for free (29 km). Moat, forest, fields and meadow scenically surround the castle Gl. Estrup. The castle also contains a manor house museum and an agricultural museum (32 km). An impressive sight awaits you in the aquarium Kattegatcentret. Observe the fearful sharks at close range behind a thick pane of glass (44 km).
Author: Ann Winter
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Holiday homes in Knebel
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Reg. no.: 53-2152
1500 m to water