Ærø an island in the danish south seas
Ærø is 90 km2 in size, 30 km long und 9 km wide and is located in the south danish sea. Although Ærø is a real island, you can reach it very easily: only 50 km from Flensburg in Fynshav the electric ferry Ellen takes you in 45 minutes to Søby on Ærø. There are 5 shuttles each day and it costs you € 12,50 per person most times of the year.
Søby is at the northwest coast of the island, directly at the seaside. It offers a rural atmosphere with child friendly sandy beaches and a cozy yet modern harbor. Its unique setting invites you to hike, surf, bike or kite sports. A variety of small shops, street stalls and farm shops offer local produce, gifts and more.
Søby beach with its sandy, shallow beaches is a peaceful and idyllic destination and ideal for the whole family. The beach is located in a sheltered bay and offers plenty of water sports opporunity.
There are plenty of beaches on Ærø and even in summer you can find a lonely and quiet spot for yourself. In the east of Ærø you find the white sandy beach Erikshale with plenty of the characteristic colourful beach huts.
Søby is surrounded by beautiful nature. On the edge of Søby you find the nature reserve Vitsø with its various interesting trails. Voderup Klint at the south coast, is one of the most spectacular places on the island. The cliff is build from several plateaus which appear as levels. From here you have a fantastic view on to the sun set, the sea and Northern Germany.