A boat trip to Bågø in the Little Belt is well worth a visit when camping at CityCamp Assens Strand.
On Bågø you can experience the rich birdlife and beautiful nature. The Bågø Ferry is within walking distance from CityCamp Assens Strand, and the boat trip takes about half an hour from Assens Harbor. There is room for 90 passengers and a limited number of cars. The timetable is seasonal – you can find it here
You can buy tickets on the ferry or from us at reception.
Bike rentals are self-service at the harbor – put your money in the cash register at the harbor, pick up a bike and return it to the same place.
Bågø is an idyllic island with 24 inhabitants, and in addition to experiencing the rich birdlife and beautiful nature – you can go for a walk on one of the established path routes or go your own way and discover the approximately 6 km2 island, where exciting nature awaits. Half of the island is cultivated, but you’ll also find plenty of beautiful wild nature on Bågø.
You can spend just one day on the island – but you can also easily spend several days exploring the island and slowing down.
Whether you’re spending a single day or several days on the island, a walk in the beautiful nature is a must-do activity. You can choose to make your own way around the island and see where you are led, or you can choose to follow one of the set path routes.
There are three set path routes on Bågø.
The blue path route is 3.5 km long.
The red path route is 4 km long.
The yellow path route is 5 km long.
On each of the trails you will come across viewpoints, special buildings and generally just beautiful nature that defines Bågø. In addition, there is both cultivated land and wild nature, and with the help of the trail routes, you won’t get lost or end up at a dead end.
The beautiful nature on Bågø attracts a variety of breeding birds. So if you’re interested in birds, Bågø is the obvious place to go. The island is located in an EC Bird Protection Area, which provides good conditions for birds. Greylag geese, herons, swans and buzzards can be seen on the island.
In addition to bird watching on the island, there are also great fishing spots along the island’s shores. The western coast is particularly good for inshore fishing. Here you can fish for sea trout and coastal cod. There is also a large communal hunt every year, where pheasants and hares are hunted.
If you’re a larger group, you can book a guided tour of Bågø. It lasts 2 hours and costs DKK 20 per person – minimum price is DKK 350. A tractor and wagon tour can be booked on tel. +45 6471 2527
You can eat your food in the room Hestestestalden at Prinsehøjsvej 8 in Bågø town. It is open from April 1 to November 1. The room houses a small local museum with old farming tools used on Bågø, and there are changing exhibitions on the walls.
On the island there is also a small harbor kiosk where you can buy supplies, souvenirs and postcards. Opening hours are seasonal. Find out more here tel. 3034 7654.