Situated on the island of Zealand in eastern Denmark, the town of Faxe is widely known for its large brewery, Faxe Bryggeri, which produces a selection of beers and soft drinks. Others come to see the town’s huge limestone quarry, a 63 million year old fossilized coral reef. Still more flock to this area to enjoy nature – sandy beaches, spectacular birdwatching, and the scenic peninsula.
No matter your reason for traveling to Faxe, there are a number of hotels and hostels here to accommodate guests with any budget. While most visitors to this area are day trippers from nearby Copenhagen, the town is starting to draw more tourists from elsewhere in Europe and around the world. A hostel stay in Faxe gives travelers the unique opportunity to explore a less-visited part of this beautiful Danish island.
Sample delicious local foods at the many farm shops located in this charming town, or walk from your hostel to visit some of Faxe’s artisans, crafting pieces in their workshops. The picturesque scenery in this area makes Faxe a perfect location for photographers looking to relax and enjoy the abundance of Danish architecture, stunning landscapes, and friendly locals. A walk or bike ride through the town brings visitors to a number of landmarks, including Faxe Church, which was built in the late 15th century. Denmark’s oldest existing village school, the beautifully preserved, half-timbered Rasmus Svendsens Skole, was built in 1633, and provides a unique glimpse into Faxe’s past.
The closest airport to Faxe is in Copenhagen, so getting to your hostel or hotel in Faxe will require either a car rental, taxi, or shuttle ride from the airport. Copenhagen is only 80km away, making Faxe a well-frequented destination for day trips or weekend getaways among residents there. Car rentals are recommended, especially for visitors hoping to explore some of the neighbouring communities.
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