One of the special things about Fyn, is the many small islands in the sea surrounding Fyn. Especially the South Funen Archipelago is packed with small and beautiful islands. You can get some unique nature experiences on the islands. The islands are great to experience by foot or bike, or you can experience them from the water side.
Birkholm is only 1 km2. There are several inhabited islands around Fyn, but Birkholm is probably the most untouched. As of Janurary 1st, the island was inhabited by 9 people. When you come to the island, you will see quite a few houses. Many of these houses are only inhabited during summer, because many uses them as summer houses.
Bågø is placed approx. a half hour ferry ride from Assens. The ferry sails from Assens and fits only 50 people and a limited number of cars. During winter, the island can appear rugged and wind-swept, but when spring comes, the island starts to blossom and become and idyllic sanctuary.
With a total area of 6 square meters, Lyø might seem small. However, this does not mean that the small island does not have any exiting experiences. You can get some unique experiences on Lyø.
When you visit the island make sure to visit the small town of Troense. Here you can experience genuine village idyll with lots of timber-framed houses. However, the first town you encounter is Vindeby.
Did you know that the soil on Fyn is something quite special? The products made by farmers on Fyn is also something special. A number of restaurants on Fyn know this. They know that the best products and produce can be found right in their own backyard. The chefs at these restaurants have a big passion for local produce and products. Their menus follow the seasons that they are inspired by nature and the seasonal changes, when they plan their delicious menus.
At Stella Maris you can enjoy tasty food in the most beautiful surroundings with a clear view to the water and Svendborgsund. When you taste the food, you can really feel the passion for quality and honest food. The menu changes as the seasons changes. This means that you can expect fresh and delicious produce all year round.
On the southern part of Fyn, you can find the historic Broholm castle. In the old house, where the tenant farmer once lived, the restaurant is placed today. When you come to the restaurant, you can enjoy a meal made from the best ingredients. You can enjoy the tasting dishes at lunch and dinner in scenic surroundings.
You can find one of the best restaurants in Denmark on the southern part of Fyn - Falsled Kro. Often, Fyn is refered to as the garden of Denmark and this is not a coincidence. There are many local suppliers and farmers on Fyn and Falsled Kro knows this. Over the years, Falsled has created a network of suppliers and farmes due to a great passion for local produce.
In the southern part of Fyn you can find the organic farm, Steensgaard. However, the farm is much more than just an organic farm. The principles behind running the farm builds on respect for nature, proud traditions for producing food and an uncompromising approach to the quality of the produce.
At this restaurant, the love for the local produce from Fyn is great. This love is expressed in their focus on using the best produce from Fyn. They focus on making everything on the menu from scratch. Among others things, this means that they make their own bread with flour from a local mill.