The summer on Ærø is full of vibrant life with festivals, flea markets, shops, attractions, art and music and there are many ways to enjoy it, both cultural and natural. There are beautiful beaches, bike trails and hiking trails along the sea and picturesque cobblestone streets in the small, well-preserved towns.
www.aeroe.dk informs you about all events on Ærø. The Tourist Office continuously updates the calendar.
The distance from Vesteraas to Ærøskøbing, which is situated in the middle of the northern coast, is about 7 km. Ærøskøbing, as is Voderup Klint, is a national landmark and one of the best preserved cities of Denmark, with its characteristic small houses, built about 1600 to 1700 and its cozy cafes and craft stores. Marstal is situated at Ærø´s south-eastern tip and 15 km away from Vesteraas. The city features a past of centuries of seefaring and is heavily influenced by shipbuilding. Close to the harbour you can find the Maritime Museum, and the pedestrian area is a vibrant shopping street.
Søby at Ærø north-western tip of the island lies at a distance of about 15 km from Vesteraas. Here is the largest shipyard of the island and you will find an active fishing industry. To the north lies the golf course of the island and the lighthouse of Skjoldnæs graces the westernmost tip. East of Søby you will find the manor Søbygård with its moat, as well as one of the most beautiful wetlands, Vitsø Nor.