This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Nykøbing Falster. To help you make friends with Nykøbing Falster before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!
Nykoebing Falster is a city in the south of Denmark and is family friendly destination. It is the largest city on the island of Falster, yet you can easily walk around it without tiring yourself out and everything is within walking distance. Despite this however there is much to see and do, and is especially popular in the summer, when the city holds many events during the evening. There is a reliable train service if you do get tired of walking.
There is lots of history in Nykoebing Falster, as the city centres around, and was founded around, a medieval castle built in the twelfth century. Although only ruins of this castle remain, the city is still culturally rich, highlights including the old abbey church, Klosterkirken, a windmill, and the Czars House. Walking around the city, you will find many beautiful buildings and landmarks that show off the city’s beginnings.
Danish hostels are similar in price to hostels across Europe, and offer a good base for you whilst out on your travels. In Nykoebing Falster, hostels are available everywhere, and are very popular with its regular visitors. Hostel accommodation is affordable, clean, and doesn’t keep you from exploring Denmark freely.
If you do choose a hostel in Nykoebing Falster, then remember that although it is on Falster island, it is linked by the Frederick IX Bridge to another island called Lolland. This offers up the opportunity to see more of the coast that follows the Guldborgsund. You will find that Danish life is a pleasant and friendly one, and its cuisine, although simple, is designed with happiness and comfort in mind. Visit Nykoebing and you will find that even in the city there is a general feeling of cosiness in Denmark that leaves you feeling much better for your travels.
Written by local enthusiast for Nykøbing Falster hostelsJakob Lombardi