The island Aaro (spelt "Årø" in Danish) is located in The Small Belt(Lillebælt), approximately 1.5 km. from the mainland (Jutland) just outside the inlet to Haderslev.
You can catch the ferry "AARØ" from Aarosund and the trip on the ferry only takes 7-8 min, the ferry departs once an hour from 6am - 10pm every day.
It is a small ferry but it does take cars, and if you have a caravan or a trailer it is included in the price charged for your car.
The Ferry To The Island.
The size of the island is about 5.66 km2 and the coastal length is 21.9 km.
There are living about 200 people on the island today.
You will find a little town on the island and there are still a few farms farming on the island today.
There is a lovely little marina with room for 80 yachts on the island, so if you are sailing around in the area, do call in on the island.
The marina has good facilities with toilet, showers and more and there are good facilities for the kids as well.
On the island you have a couple of choices regarding accommodation there are a few rooms to let as well as holiday houses and there are also a Bed & Breakfast on the island, not to mention the lovely campsite, Aarø Camping.
The campsite has 120 sites, 5 cabins and a couple of caravans they rent out as well.
At Aarø Camping. you can also rent bikes and runabouts if you want to get around on the island or want to go fishing.
The shop on the campsite can supply your daily needs and fresh baked bread every morning and their lounge has family games and internet facilities. Yes they even got Mini Golf here as well.
If you stay longer than 7 days on the campsite they will even refund your ferry ticket, how good is that?
The contact number for the caravan park are:
phone: +45 74584482, Fax: +45 74584418
The island is an ideal spot for a relaxing holiday or family holiday, take a bike ride on the island, go wind surfing, fishing or just relax with your favourite book.
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