The Danish island of Lolland in the Baltic Sea to Denmark's south is home to sand dunes, fjords, rural landscapes, museums, castles and and several architectural gems. The island, Denmark's fourth largest, is connected to largest island Zealand via a bridge and is close to the island of Bogo. Copenhagen is an hour and a half's drive away. With its numerous attractions and self-catering holiday homes in Lolland woos visitors to come bask in its natural beauty and relaxed atmosphere that is not easy to find anywhere else in the country.
The principal towns in and around which Lolland accommodation is available include Nysted, where you can find beautiful 18th century architecture, the oldest Danish castle Aalholm Slot and a lovely forest to the north. The city of Maribo sits on beautiful Lake Maribo, and grew around a 15th century convent. Other important towns worth visiting include Nakskov, Rodby (from where ferry lines to Germany ply) and Sakskobing. Museum hoppers can enjoy a Veteran Car Museum at Alholm Castle in Nysted or the fine 1866 Knuthenborg Castle and zoo. The Christianssaede manor house from 1690 has inspired many painters and draws tourists today. The Diocesan Museum in Maribo is home to medieval and prehistoric artefacts as well as Danish paintings.
Adventure-lovers will find tons of activities to enjoy near their Lolland accommodation. The island's small winding roads and panoramic views are ideal for biking, as is the 38 kilometer long dike route from Albuen to Hyldekrog. Ravnsby Bakker, the "Switzerland of Lolland", with its low hills on an otherwise flat landscape offers scenic routes, and walking and biking trails. With other attractions like botanic gardens, Marielyst Gokart and Paintball Center, the Post Boat etc. for the whole family to enjoy, holiday homes in Lolland can offer appealing options for a vacation on the island in the summer months.