Gudhjem attractions

Top Choice Museum in Gudhjem

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. Among its exhibits, the museum displays …
Top Choice Church in Gudhjem

Østerlars Rundkirke

The largest and most impressive of Bornholm's round churches dates to at least 1150, and its seven buttresses and upper-level shooting positions give away its former role as a fortress. The roof was originally const…
Top Choice Museum in Gudhjem

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 Høst lived from 1929 until his death. The beautiful back …
Museum in Gudhjem

Bornholms Middelaldercenter

This 'Medieval Centre' 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 swords. They also operate…
Museum in Gudhjem


This folk/farm museum has a new addition, and a second name: 'Gaarden – Bornholms Madkulturhus'. It's a mouthful when translated (Bornholm's House of Food Culture), but it's an engaging place. You can visit the old …
Natural Feature in Gudhjem


These (moderately) high coastal cliffs of sharp granite rock attract sightseers and walkers. You can access them via a path behind Bornholms Kunstmuseum, or via a set of walking trails that connect with Gudhjem (5km…
Gallery in Gudhjem

Baltic Sea Glass

Wherever you travel on Bornholm you will come across small independent ceramicists’ and glass-blowers’ studios. A couple of kilometres south of Gudhjem is one of the best: Baltic Sea Glass. It’s a large, modern work…
Viewpoint in Gudhjem


A short five-minute climb up a heather-covered hill (take the path from Løkkegade), Bokul provides a fine view of the town’s red-tiled rooftops and out to sea.
Gallery in Gudhjem

Gudhjem Glasrøgeri

Watch top-quality Bornholm glass being hand-blown at Gudhjem Glasrøgeri at the dockside.