Spend some quality time in a holiday home in Norsminde
Holiday cottages in Norsminde, SE Jutland, Denmark!
The lovely holiday area, Norsminde, is situated where the inlet 'Kysing Fjord' mouths into the bay 'Århus Bugt' and the Kattegat.
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Norsminde is famous for it's many excavations, which have taken place along the inlet and which have resulted in significant finds from the stone age. But the town is also attractive because of the beach, the marina and the lovely, peaceful nature, which surrounds Nordsminde. Enjoy the cosy atmosphere in the small marina of the town or try f.x. one of the local fish restaurants here. The town also offers an inn and good shopping possibilities.
The beach of Norsminde is a good bathing bridge with more bathing jetties. The water is shallow by the edge, and therefore, the beach is very suitable for children.
Behind Norsminde you will find a lovely, open landscape, from which you can enjoy the scenic view of the inlet 'Kysing Fjord' and the preserved area with a bird sanctuary, which stretches all the way down to the inlet. Together, the valley 'Fuldendalen' and the forest 'Fløjstrup Skov', further towards north, makes out an undulating and clefted forest area with meadow areas, a stream, which winds through the area, as well as a rich animal life. The area offers a number of walking paths. From the elevated nature areas it is possible to see all the way to Mols and the islands Samsø and Tunø. The forest 'Marselisborgskovene' is situated in the southern outskirts of Århus - a very scenic area with many bicycle and walking paths. Here you can also get close to i.a. roe deer and wild boar within an enclosed area.
Along the shores as well as in the stream 'Odder Å', which mounds in the inlet 'Norsminde Fjord', anglers will find good opportunities. Several golf courses are available in the south-eastern part of Denmark. The nearest clubs are those of 'Aarhus Golf Club' and 'Odder Golfklub'. Towards north you will find bicycle paths along the shores. The many walking paths of the nature areas and the forests, surrounding Norsminde, enable you to experience the lovely nature at close range.
Worth a visit
The district is rich in historic sights, and you can i.a. experience churches and ruins of churches, a long house with stone cists, monuments and ruins from the viking age. Moesgård Museum has been established on the manor house Moesgård and contains archaeological collections from both Denmark and the Persian Gulf. The place is idyllically situated and surrounded by lovely forest, which leads all the way down to the bay of Århus (9 km). 'Den Økologiske Have' (the ecological garden) by Odder is the largest ecological garden in Scandinavia. Get inspired in the large garden with theme gardens, animals, grain and flower fields (14 km). The history of the district can be seen at the regional museum 'Odder Egnsmuseum'. Here you can experience the preserved water and steam mill 'Odder Vand- og Dampmølle', a farmhouse room from the 18th century and more interesting exhibitions (15 km).
From Hov, 13 km south of Norsminde, the ferry sails daily to the island Samsø. Bring your bicycle to the island, which offers a unique nature, peace, quiet, idyll and many leisure activities. Visit Århus, the 'capital' of Jutland, with the amusement park 'Tivoli Friheden', the open-air museum 'Den Gamle By', the music house 'Musikhuset', the small and intimate alleys of the Latin Quarter, the cosy pedestrian streets and the lively atmosphere by the stream 'Vadestedet' (21 km). Horsens offers plenty of culture, the widest pedestrian street in Northern Europe, an inlet and many museums (42 km). LEGOLAND is build out of 50 million toy bricks. More than 50 activities provide you with speed, excitement and experiences! 'The funniest playground for the whole family' offers knights in armaments, pirates, tough cowboys, wild Indians and much, much more (115 km).
Author: Ann Winter
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