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Quietly Wonderful Roenne awaits

Unique Nature, Cosy Atmosphere and Rich History

The island of Bornholm is known as “The Pearl” of the Baltic Sea, and there are plenty of reasons why: 158 km of coastline, 527 square km of amazingly varied nature; cliffs and skerries, woodland, heather, white sandy beaches, idyllic towns and charming fishing hamlets make it a perfect haven for shorter stays. Bornholm is a stronghold for arts and craft makers, particular within handmade glass and ceramics, and inspirational workshops are found across the entire island.

Bornholm is a pioneer region in sustainable food products.Local produce uphold the highest of standards, gastronomic treats are everywhere, in shops, restaurants and cosy roadside stands. Don´t forget to sample the local speciality, smoked herring, as you enjoy this island’s rare ambiance.

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We would like to share our love for Bornholm with you. A tribute to Bornholm and the people of Bornholm. To all of you who have Bornholm in your heart and thus help make the rocky island exceptional. Generations' love for the island has created a story that we are proud to be a part of and proud to share with all of you. HERE

What you need to know

Language

Danish

Distance to tourist information

From:
Pier 2.000 meters
Shuttlebus stop 400 meters
City center 650 meters

Distance from pier to city center

Downtown – pedestrian streets – old town: 1 km

Transportation to/from airport

The airport is located 5 km from Rønne
Several daily flights to/from Copenhagen.
Flying time 30 minutes.

Currency

Danish Kroner DKK

Transport to/from city center

Shuttle bus minutes 10 minutes,
Taxi 5 minutes,
Walking 20 minutes

Map of Rønne

https://mapcarta.com/R%C3%B8nne

Beach closest to Cruise Pier

Walking distance - 500 meter.

Available tours

Please contact the tour operaters mentioned Download tour program

Important Port Matters

Port of Roenne A/S serves as the gateway to the island of Bornholm, situated in the Baltic Sea. Renowned as one of Denmark's largest and most sought-after cruise destinations, the harbor naturally attracts ships navigating the Baltic Sea region. This popularity is attributed to Bornholm's distinctive nature, rich culture, and historical significance. In line with latest market trends, we have initiated the new expansion of our western port facilities to enhance maneuvering capabilities, enlarge quays, and deepen water depths for cruise ships. As of April, 2024, we offer a new 400-meter-long quay, a water depth of 11 meters, and improved maneuverability. Additionally, our port area hosts numerous maritime companies prepared to deliver services to vessels of all types, operating 24/7/365.

Berthing policy: Information available here

Kulkajen - Pier 13

Max LOA: 160 meters Max depth: 7 meters Type of berth (passenger, cargo, bulk traffic): Bulk (Passenger) Fenders available (brand and type): Tyre (lorry) Bollard strength: 30 tons Learn more
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Multipier - Pier 34/35

Max LOA: 600 metersMax depth: 11 metersType of berth (passenger, cargo, bulk traffic): Passenger, offshore etc.Fenders available (brand and type): Yes - VerticalBollard strength: 125/200 tons Learn more
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Covid-19 Information

There are currently no COVID-19 restrictions in any of the 31 Cruise Baltic destinations. If the situation changes, this section will be updated with the necessary information regarding each port and destination.

Port Fees

Harbour dues (Currency/GT)

3,35 DKK/GT

Passenger dues (Currency/PAX)

4,45 DKK/PAX

Services available for guests

Always available
Available in some cases
Download PDF with an overview of services available at all Cruise Baltic destinations.
Pier
Personal welcome
Musical welcome and/or farewell
Cruise guest national flags
Shopping
Shops open on Sundays

Limited opening hours.

Shops offer flexible opening hours for cruise guests

Limited opening hours.

Port
Independent guest reception and help

Please inquire

Local life and events with locals
Signed walking route from pier to city centre and/or public transport
Tourist information

Tourist information 400 meters from shuttlebus stop

Money exchange in port area

Tourist information will exchange currency, and major currencies (except coins) are accepted in most shops.

Free Wi-Fi in port
Free city maps
City Cards for sale
Destination collaboration/shore excursions
Local cruise network
Authorized guides
Education of tourism partners on the cruise guest
Transport
Free shuttle available
City centre within 1 km from pier

1-2 km depending on berth.

Publicly regulated taxis
Bike rental including map or GPS
Credit cards accepted in taxis
Turnaround facilities
Airport less than one hour drive from port

Airport is located 5 km from the cruise pier

Airport less than one hour drive from city centre

Airport is located 5 km from the city centre

Free Wi-Fi in airport
Airline check-in at port

Destination Highlights

Nestled in the heart of the Baltic Sea, Bornholm stands as a testament to a rich tapestry of history, trade, and natural splendor. Its central location has made it a historical crossroads for trade and power, with a fascinating past that echoes through its charming landscapes.

Today, Bornholm has evolved into a haven for those seeking an active and daring escape into nature. The island's diverse terrain, from pristine beaches to rolling hills, invites outdoor enthusiasts to explore its beauty through activities such as hiking, cycling, and water sports. Bornholm's landscapes are not just a backdrop; they are an invitation to adventure.

Art and craft aficionados find their haven on the island, where creativity blossoms against the scenic backdrop. Bornholm's artistic spirit is celebrated through local galleries, studios, and the renowned Art Museum, offering a glimpse into the island's cultural soul.

However, it's the culinary scene that truly captivates visitors from around the globe. Bornholm's food culture is a harmonious blend of tradition and innovation. From smoked herring in iconic smokehouses to gourmet delights in local restaurants, the island's cuisine is a treat for foodies. Bornholm has become a destination that tantalizes taste buds, attracting connoisseurs eager to savor the unique flavors rooted in the island's heritage.

Bornholm, with its blend of history, nature, arts, crafts, and gastronomy, beckons travelers to embark on a multifaceted journey. It's not just an island; it's an immersive experience that leaves an indelible mark on those who explore its diverse offerings.

Hammershus

Step into the echoes of medieval history at Hammershus, a fortress built around 1200 A.D. that now stands as the largest castle ruin in Northern Europe. Perched majestically on the rocky cliffs of Bornholm, Hammershus offers a dramatic panorama of the Baltic Sea. The fortress, with its imposing stone walls and strategic location, served as a stronghold guarding the island against invasions. Today, its weathered remnants tell tales of battles, sieges, and the resilience of Bornholm's past.

Østerlars Round Church

Discover the ancient allure of Bornholm at Østerlars Round Church, a captivating medieval marvel nestled on the island's picturesque landscape. Dating back to the 12th century, this historical gem is one of Bornholm's iconic round churches, renowned for its unique architectural design and cultural significance.

Grønbechs Gård

As the Bornholm Centre for Art, Crafts, and Photography, this cultural hub encapsulates the island's creative spirit within its historic walls. Located in a charming courtyard, Grønbechs Gård is a captivating blend of traditional architecture and contemporary artistic endeavors. It serves as a dynamic platform for local and international artists, showcasing a diverse range of artworks, crafts, and photographic exhibitions.

The Art Museum of Bornholm

Embark on a cultural journey at the Art Museum of Bornholm, where an outstanding collection of art finds its home against the breathtaking backdrop of "Helligdomsklipperne" or the Sacred Cliffs. Situated in the captivating landscape of Bornholm, this museum seamlessly blends artistic expression with the island's natural beauty.

Dueodde Beach

The beach sand is so fine, Napoleon is reputed to have used it in his hourglass! Whether you're a nature enthusiast, a beach lover, or someone seeking tranquility, Duoedde is a must-visit destination that promises an unforgettable escape into the pristine wonders of the Danish island.

Traditional Smokehouse

One of the standout features of Bornholm is its enchanting smokehouses, distinguished by their iconic pyramid-shaped chimneys. Nestled along the island's picturesque coastline, these smokehouses are not just architectural marvels but also gateways to a culinary journey steeped in tradition.

Exciting extras

Baltic Sea Glass

Delve into the captivating world of Baltic Sea Glas, where exquisite glassworks become a living canvas that mirrors the essence of Bornholm's nature and history. Rooted in true craftsmanship, these creations possess an international allure that transcends borders.

Svaneke town

Nestled along Bornholm's eastern coast, Svaneke exudes charm with its vibrant timber-framed houses, steeped gables, and red-tiled roofs. As a picturesque coastal town, Svaneke captivates visitors with its maritime allure and historic ambiance. Wander through cobblestone streets to discover artisan boutiques, charming cafes, and the iconic Svaneke Smokehouse, where the aroma of smoked fish permeates the air. With its distinct character, Svaneke stands as a living postcard, inviting exploration of its cultural treasures and a serene escape by the Baltic Sea.

Tovbanen - Denmark's longest zipline

Experience the thrill of Tovbanen, Denmark's longest zipline at Opal Lake. Soaring an impressive two hundred and ninety-three meters from a height of fifty meters, this adrenaline-packed ride offers unparalleled views of two scenic lakes and the iconic Hammershus Castle. The desire to linger in the air and soak in the breathtaking landscape is irresistible before safely landing on the serene lake below.

Helicopter trip

Explore Bornholm from a whole new perspective. As you lift off, the helicopter tour takes you along the rugged coastline, revealing dramatic cliffs and hidden coves. Marvel at the stunning scenery as you glide towards the iconic Hammershus Castle in the north, where the medieval fortress stands proudly atop the cliffs, steeped in history. Alternatively, head south and witness the picturesque sand beaches that stretch along the coastline. Feel the wind in your hair as you hover over the pristine shores, capturing the essence of Bornholm's southern charm from the sky.

Gaarden - Nordic Food Culture

Step into Gaarden, where Nordic Food Culture comes alive in a unique setting—a grown-up's school kitchen blended with the essence of Bornholm. This culinary haven invites enthusiasts to embark on a gastronomic journey, merging the flavors of Nordic cooking with immersive experiences like foraging for wild herbs amidst breathtaking landscapes. Workshops at Gaarden are a feast for the senses, spanning the art of making ice cream, the fine craft of smoking foods, and the exploration of traditional Bornholm delicacies. Here, culinary traditions intertwine with modern techniques, creating an atmosphere where food becomes a celebration of culture and creativity.

Restaurant Kadeau

Indulge your senses in a gastronomic adventure at Restaurant Kadeau, a Michelin-awarded culinary haven situated on the outermost dunes of Bornholm's south coast. This exquisite dining establishment promises not just a meal but a journey through the island's flavors, expertly crafted to tantalize the taste buds.

What’s on right now in Roenne?

21 Jun 2024
2 Jul 2024
Corps Festival
Place:
Category: Music
Marching bands join each other every year on Bornholm for concerts and other great marching band experiences.
21 Jun 2024
25 Jun 2024
Culinary Island - Bornholms Food Festival
Place:
Category: Food
More than 30 local food producers and restaurants invite you to explore their world of local delicacies. The annual five day program has 10 - 15 daily experiences for you to enjoy.
12 Sep 2024
20 Sep 2024
Bornholm Culture Week
Place:
Category: Other
Annual festival of classical and rythmic music, theatre, litterature and other types of cultural events. Every day in a new town on Bornholm.
25 Sep 2024
27 Sep 2024
Drinks Festival
Place:
Category: Food
Celebrate all that is drinkable from Bornholm at the annual drinks festival. Breweries and distillieries line up next to genuine Bornholm springwater and goatsmilk, together with kambucha. How is it made? What does it taste like, and what are the stories behind the different drinks? join us and find out and drink up!

Excursions – on and off the beaten path

CLASSIC & POPULAR

Best of Bornholm
From Roenne to medieval fortress Hammershus Castle, through charming hamlets to Gudhjem, the round church of Østerlars, to the idyllic Almindingen Forest.
Island Tour of Bornholm
Tour of the entire island: Dueodde´s white beach, Svaneke´s workshops, Gudhjem´s beauty, Ols Round Church, Hammershus Castle Ruin, Roenne.
Walking tour of Rønne
By foot only or combined with horse and carriage. Visit the old town and the must sees in Rønne.

NEW & ADVENTUROUS

Take an Energy Tour
Bornholm distinguishes itself in its efforts to overcome global climate challenges. Visit us for inspiration – Bornholm welcomes energy visitors!
Rock and Sea coastal walking
A 3 hour walk along some of the beautiful coastal trails
Bornholm Bicycle Tour
From the cruise pier, this roundtour of 25 km on bicycle takes you around Rønne to vist a round church and other sights of interest.

Port Developments

New cruise pier

Scope of Project: Establishment of a multipurpose quay in the western part of the port creating improved opportunities for cruise business area.Advantage for Cruise Lines: The improvement of navigational and manoeuvring conditions in the port with a much calmer harbour base by extending of the southern outer fault, removal of the inner piers and deepening. Est. date of completion: 31.03.2025
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Don’t hesitate to get in touch

Port of Roenne
Yana Grundke
Chief Business Officer for Cruise
yag@portofroenne.com Mobile +45 51 36 37 41
Fiskerivej 1
3700 Rønne, Denmark
Destination Bornholm
Torsten Engsig
Cruise Coordinator