Attractions

Top Choice Church in Rønne

Nylars Rundkirke

Built in 1150, Nylars Rundkirke is the most well-preserved and easily accessible round church in the Rønne area. Its central pillar is adorned with wonderful 13th-century frescoes, the oldest in Bornholm. The works …
Top Choice Museum in Gudhjem & Melsted

Bornholms Kunstmuseum

Occupying a svelte, modern building and overlooking sea, fields and (weather permitting) the distant isle of Christiansø, Bornholms Kunstmuseum echoes Copenhagen's Louisiana. The museum exhibits paintings by artists…
Top Choice Museum in Åkirkeby

NaturBornholm

NaturBornholm offers a terrific geological and biological narrative of the island spanning back to its fledgling days as a cooling slab of magma. The museum is packed with interesting facts and lively interactive di…
Top Choice Museum in Gudhjem & Melsted

Oluf Høst Museet

This wonderful museum contains the workshops and paintings of Oluf Høst (1884–1966), one of Bornholm’s best-known artists. The museum occupies the home where Oluf lived from 1929 until his death. The beautiful back …
Church in Gudhjem & Melsted

Østerlars Rundkirke

The largest and most impressive of Bornholm's round churches dates back to at least from 1150, and its seven weighty buttresses and upper-level shooting gallery give away its former role as a fortress. The roof was …
Museum in Gudhjem & Melsted

Bornholms Middelaldercenter Open-Air Museum

The 10.5-hectare Bornholms Middelaldercenter re-creates a medieval fort and village, and gives the Danes another chance to do what they love best: dressing up in period costume and hitting each other with rubber swo…
Historic Building in Svaneke

Windmills

The easternmost town in Denmark, Svaneke is quite breezy and has a number of windmills. To the northwest of town you’ll find an old post mill (a type of mill that turns in its entirety to face the wind) and a Dutch …
Museum in Rønne

Bornholms Forsvarsmuseum

A 17th-century citadel called Kastellet houses the Forsvarsmuseum, south of the town centre. The museum has extensive displays of guns, blades, bombs and military uniforms, but the historical context they are given …
Church in Åkirkeby

Aa Kirke

The town takes its name from its main sight, the 12th-century Romanesque stone church Aa Kirke. Occupying a knoll overlooking the surrounding farmland, this is Bornholm's largest church. Slip inside for a number of …
Museum in Rønne

Bornholms Museum

Prehistoric finds including weapons, tools and jewellery are on show at Bornholm's main museum, which has a surprisingly large and varied collection of local history exhibits, including some interesting Viking finds…