Lyø - a gem in the Archipelago

Photo: Sven Storm

One of the most beautiful small islands in Denmark.

Lyø is located seven km. southwest of Faaborg. The 605 ha large and four km. wide archipelago gem have approx.120 permanent residents.

You find Lyø town and the church with the round cemetery right in the middle of the island.The narrow streets are interspersed with beautiful old half-timbered houses and five village ponds.
Many of the town houses are from the 18th century, and some are even older. Lyø city is one of the most exciting village environments in Denmark.

The bell Stone at Lyø is a millennium-old dolmen. It delivers a clear, resonant tone when you strike it. Many stories relate to this dolmen, such as - when it gives out a sound your wish will be fulfilled.
The beaches at Lyø are good, and anglers have great opportunities for fishing. On the north side of the island you find Lyø marina with 100 seats. There are living fences of willow and poplar, a rich bird and animal life on the island, where duck, waders and terns breed.

The narrow streets are interspersed with beautiful old half-timbered houses and five village ponds