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Als Odde is a peaceful area by sea and inlet - ideal for nature lovers.
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Als Odde is situated on the northern shore by the mouth of the inlet 'Mariager Fjord'. The well-preserved village Als Odde has a village pond, farms and half-timbered houses from around the 17th. and 18th. century. The town is sheltered by the moraine hill Bjerget, which is 24 metres high and surrounded by level salt meadows with a rich bird life. The area lies about 12 kilometres from the popular holiday resort Øster Hurup with lovely beaches as well as various leisure activities, shopping possibilities and restaurants.
It is possible to swim by the shore around Als Odde, but if you wish to swim by the white, sandy beaches with calm, shallow water and dunes, you can go to Øster Hurup, which is situated about 12 km towards north.
The shores outside Als Odde consist of wide level salt meadows with numerous wading birds. The areas south-west of for Als Odde, towards the inlet, lay only about 1 metre above sea level. The moraine hill Bjerget lies 24 metres above sea level, and from here you have a magnificent view of the water and the area. Lille Vildmose is the largest marsh area in Denmark and contains lakes, farm areas and the forests Høstemark Skov and Toft Skov. Further inland you can experience the second largest forest area in Denmark. Rold Skov has an undulating terrain, many forest lakes, springs, varying forest, a rich animal life and a number of walking paths. The forest is definitely worth a visit.
Surfers will find good conditions on the inlet Mariager Fjord. Anglers have good possibilities for a haul from the pier in Als Odde, in the inlet as well as in the streams and Put & Take fishponds of the area. By the pier in Als Odde you can also rent a boat and go fishing on Mariager Fjord. The area is level and therefore very comfortable for bicyclists. Lovely nature experiences await you along the marked bicycle routes, which lead you through the scenic landscapes of eastern Himmerland and around Mariager Fjord. You will also find a number of nature paths and walking routes in the area. The holiday town Øster Hurup offers a subtropical water world, which is open all year round, as well as minigolf, tennis courts and bicycle and horse rental. Sailing trips are arranged on Mariager Fjord. Golf players can try out more courses in this area.
Worth a visit
By Mariager Fjord you can see the beautiful mill Havnø Mølle with the thatched roof. The mill is northern Jutland's largest preserved windmill and from here you will have a magnificent view of the inlet. The regional museum Als Hjemstavnsmuseum is established in a half-timbered house with a thatched roof and shows a farmhouse from the period 1750-1830 with furniture. In the beautiful garden by the castle Visborggård Slot the white gelding, which used to belong to King Christian X, is buried under a grave mound. Willestrup Barokhave from the year 1750 by the property Willestrup is a beautiful manor house garden with fountains, roses and bulbous plant. The stream Willestrup Å flows through the garden. The regional museum Hadsund Egns Museum is scenically situated and contains exhibitions, which informs of the history of the region.
At the salt centre Mariager Saltcenter you can experience the magic of the salt. The salt centre is only tourist attraction in Scandinavia, where the raw material salt is the main subject (30 km). The large forest Rold Skov offers an undulating terrain, forest lakes, springs, varying forest, a rich animal life and many walking routes (40 km). In the lime stone mines Thingbæk Kalkminer by the forest Rold Skov an underground sculpture museum has been established in the old mine passages. The viking centre Fyrkat by Hobro consists of the preserved castle mounds Fyrkat as well as reconstructions of a castle house and a viking farm with nine houses, build shortly before the year 1000 (46 km).
Author: Ann Winter
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