Læsø ("Isle of Hlér") is the largest island in Kattegat and Denmark's least densely populated and youngest island. Two-thirds of the island consists of uncultivated land. Læsø measures roughly 120 square kilometers and has over 2,000 permanent inhabitants.
It's an island brimming over with fascinating nature to explore, such as small forms, dunes and heathlands, and also contains many charming, warm and welcoming communities. Læsø holiday rentals include summer cottages and luxury villas located near the beach. Along with the Island Anholt, Læsø s part of the Danish "desert belt." The most common way to reach the island is by ferry. The island's appeal lies in its fascinating history and the fact that, as soon as you step onto it, you feel as though you have been transported back to times gone by. Læsø has a few small towns, a fishing museum, and several medieval churches. In the Middle Ages, Læsø was famous for its salt industry.
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Many tourists who visit this island prefer to see the surroundings on the back of Icelandic horses. Less than five percent of the area is used for residential purposes and the region has a highly diverse nature that includes tidal meadows and heathland bogs. These unusual landscapes attract rare species of animals and plants and wild vegetation thrives here more than any other place in Denmark. Tourists can choose from a large number of Læsø holiday homes with luxury amenities, cosy beach cottages, flats, and modern villas for families and large groups. Some properties have free Internet access, wood-burning stoves, and electric hot plates. Læsø holiday rentals are an excellent option for anyone who wants to feel at home even whilst on holiday.
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Some of the most popular attractions on the island are Læsø Saltsyderi and Læsø Tower (Læsøtårnet). Læsø Saltsyderi is a company that makes salt from seawater and tourists can watch the process of salt-making first hand. The island features bike rental outlets, camping facilities and golf courses. If you visit Læsø, make sure you go to Rønnerne, a spectacular natural area boasting many different species of impressive flora and fauna. At Læsø Seaside Golfbane, you can play golf and relax in amongst beautiful nature. Don’t forget to visit Læsø Museum and the stub mill at Museumsgården. This museum is home to the Denmark's second largest silver coin treasure from the 17th century. For sports enthusiasts, Læsø boasts numerous hiking routes. As there are so few people living on the island, there is very little pollution and many come to the island to escape the congested city air and refresh their mind, bodies and souls. Take a look at another tranquil and idyllic island paradise, this time in Greece - Skopelos Island Villas.
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