Lolland-Falster is a picturesque archipelago where you can explore postcard-perfect fishing villages, cycle through picturesque countryside and relax on some of the best beaches in Denmark. Visit a unique outdoor art installation inspired by ancient megaliths and discover the unique history, culture and cuisine of the South Sea Islands.
Things to do in Lolland Falster and Mon
Lolland-Falster is dotted with towns where you can experience the charm of the South Sea Islands. Stroll around the historic cathedral town of Maribo and get lost in the narrow streets and winding alleys of Nakskov. Nykøbing Falster is the biggest settlement in the archipelago and is packed with boutiques where you can purchase handmade souvenirs. Sakskøbing boasts a picturesque setting at the end of a glacier-carved fjord. Walk around the picturesque harbour and dine at some of the best restaurants in the South Sea Islands.
Swim, sunbathe and enjoy the holiday atmosphere in Marielyst. The town is fringed by a white-sand beach and grass-covered dunes. Splash in the crystalline water and rent kayaks, paddleboards and other water sports gear. You’ll find cafes, ice cream parlours and family-friendly restaurants just steps from the beach.
Walk beneath towering stone monuments at Dodekalitten. Inspired by ancient megaliths, the outdoor art installation features a series of seven-metre-tall standing stones. Each features a unique human face carved by famous Danish sculptor, Thomas Kadziola. The site moonlights as an atmospheric venue for outdoor concerts and performances.
Dine at local restaurants and enjoy the unique flavours and ingredients of the South Sea Islands. Bite into apples grown at coastal orchards and sample craft beer and cherry wine. Pull over at roadside farm stands to stock up on free-range eggs, organic strawberries, local honey and homemade preserves.
Getting around Lolland Falster and Mon
All towns and villages in Lolland-Falster, including Nykøbing Falster, Nakskov and Maribo, are compact and easy to get around on foot. Local buses are a fast and affordable way to explore the archipelago, or you can rent a car. Nykøbing Falster is 1.5 hours from Copenhagen by car or train.