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Bornholm Island Car Hire - Did You Know?

  • The Bornholm castle is called Hammershus and it is a must see for tourists. 
  • Bornholm Airport is another convenient place to pick up a hire car.
  • Pottery, fishing, farming and tourism are the main trades of Bornholm.
  • By Bornholm the Ertholmene islands are owned by the Danish Ministry of Defence.
  • Bornholm has five round churches.

Bornholm Mini Guide

Amazingly the Danish island of Bornholm gets a lot of tourists in the summer so we cater to them with a comprehensive and exciting fleet of cheap car hire. As this island is quite craggy you may wish to hire an off road vehicle like a four by four for your journey. There are also a number of enticing pine forests to visit. With a boat you can also get to a number of beautiful small islands which surround Bornholm. This island in the Baltic Sea is located to south of Sweden and the east of Denmark.

Bornholm Island forest

This strategic location meant that the surrounding countries often fought over who Bornholm belonged to. Therefore it has an interesting history for anyone who is looking to find out more. Definitely make a stop at the Hammershus castle ruin in the north west of the island. Amazingly the Hammershus is the largest remaining medieval fortress in all of northern Europe. Despite the popularity of tourism fishing still remains a major industry for the people there.

Bornholm island Hammershus castle-ruins

As arts and crafts are widely practised by the locals Bornholm makes a perfect place to pick up some holiday souvenirs. Bornholm was actually a Regional Municipality within Denmark but is now part of the Copenhagen Capital Region. You should know that the inhabitants of Bornholm speak a dialect of Danish.

Latest Update from Bornholm Island:

20/05/12 -  In the past, travel to Bornholm was either by long ferry journey or by plane but with the construction of the Oresund Bridge, Bornholm can now be accessed more quickly by road and a shorter ferry journey from Sweden.

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Bornholm is a fascinating island in Denmark and its rulership has been regularly contested over the years by the Danish and the Swedish. Today the Bornholm Regional Municipality is the only municipality within Denmark which does not belong to a county.

It is also a place of spectacular sites including an impressive medieval castle and incredible rock formations in the north of the island. There are also great swathes of broody forest which you can drive through and explore with the benefit of car hire in Bornholm. Book now and get up to 60% off the regular price.

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