Vigelsø is at 132 acres the largest island in Odense Fjord. The island was originally much smaller at only 66 acres, but in 1873, they built dikes through a large shallow area to the two islands of Store and Lille Ægholm, and by dewatering the reclaimed area, the island doubled in size.
You are very welcome to visit Vigelsø, and there is a 2.5 km long hiking trail in the woods. The southern part of the island is not accessible to the public to protect bird life, but you can see the birds from a bird watching tower.
There is a nature campsite on Vigelsø, and there is a ferry connection between Vigelsø and Klintebjerg.
There are large flocks of birds on Vigelsø, and you can see avocets, swans, geese, ducks. gulls, terns, plovers, spotted redshank, sea eagles and the peregrine falcon.
Vigelsø also has a lot of of deer, hare and pheasants, and you can see cattle grazing the salt marshes.
Tables and benches