Enjoy the beautiful surroundings of Ebeltoft
Ebeltoft, is one of Denmark's most popular tourist destinations. The quaint town centre with its ancient wooden houses, the sheer beauty of the surrounds and the stunning beaches draw people from all over to this vibrant city. Ebeltoft attracts scores of young people due to courses offered by the world-famous European Film College.
There is much to do in the lovely town of Ebeltoft. Artisans can be found throughout the town selling glass work, pottery, art and jewelry. The fantastic Glasmuseet Ebeltoft has on display an extensive collection of glass works. Several exhibitions are held annually where you will be able to discover the latest glass trends. Glass items can be purchased from the museum shop. The gallery contains exclusive sculptures which can be bought. Watch how these beautiful designs are created at the glassblowing studio.
Moored at the harbor you will discover the frigate Jylland. Dating back to 1860, it is Denmark's oldest man-of-war. The Jylland is also famous for being the longest wooden ship in the world, measuring in at 72 m. Tours of the ship will enlighten you as to its grandiose history and the great magnitude of the Jylland. After your tour you can enjoy an international feast at the frigate café.
Ebeltoft Zoo & Safari should definitely be included on your itinerary. Animals in the zoo are exhibited in their natural surroundings. Many species are housed together to give it that natural feel. Visitors may enter certain exhibits and get right up close to the animals - what an amazing experience! Animals from Europe, Africa, Asia and South America are on display. Ebeltoft Zoo & Safari provides a unique encounter as natural barriers such as water are all that separate you from the wildlife. The zoo is also well-known for working with endangered species, so by supporting them, you will be supporting an even greater cause, whilst having a great time.
The best way to get to Ebeltoft is by car hire from Arhus. Alternatively you can take the bus from Arhus. Some people have so enjoyed this striking city that they have purchased holiday real estate in Ebeltoft.
Ebeltoft is a city rich in culture and historical heritage, surrounded by ultimate beauty; all of which makes for an unforgettable destination.