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Top Choice Ruins in Allinge-Sandvig

Hammershus Slotsruin

The impressive ruins of Hammershus Slot, dramatically perched on top of a cliff 74m above the sea, are the largest in Scandinavia. The castle was thought to have been built in the early 1300s, and a walk through the…
Top Choice Cafe in Allinge-Sandvig


The perfect island combination: great coffee, handmade ice cream the locals queue for, picture-perfect rocky coastline out the windows, and beanbags on the terrace for sunset cocktails. Ice-cream flavours come court…
Top Choice Seafood in Allinge-Sandvig

Nordbornholms Røgeri

Several of Bornholm’s top chefs praise this smokehouse as the island’s best. Not only does it serve a bumper buffet of locally smoked fish, salads and soup (ice-cream dessert included), but its waterside setting mak…
Nature Reserve in Allinge-Sandvig


Hammeren, the hammerhead-shaped crag of granite at the northern tip of Bornholm, is criss-crossed by walking trails leading through hillsides thick with purple heather. Some of the trails are inland, while others ru…
Live Music in Allinge-Sandvig


This summertime institution offers live music six nights a week in peak summer; see the program and buy tickets online, or tickets are generally also available at the door. There's usually a party atmosphere in the …
Church in Allinge-Sandvig

Olsker Rundkirke

Five kilometres south of central Allinge, on the southern outskirts of the small village of Olsker, is the highest (26m) and most slender of the island’s four round churches. If you take the inland bus 1 between Røn…
International in Allinge-Sandvig

Café Sommer

Sporting a popular harbour-facing terrace and urbane interiors, Café Sommer is a sound (albeit pricey) spot for tasty lunchtime salads, burgers and smørrebrød, or heartier dinner options (think baked cod fillet or g…
Museum in Allinge-Sandvig

Moseløkken Stenbrudsmuseum

Situated at the Moseløkken granite quarry, this small museum showcases the work of local stonemasons and sculptors, with occasional demonstrations of traditional rock-cutting techniques.