Bicycle Fun is a short-distance family-friendly route, 16 km in length. The starting point is at Marielyst town square.
Starting at Marielyst you can visit, for example, the Stovby Glassworks, a working glassworks just beside the Stouby Mill.
The village of Væggerløse has a lovely church, a large burial mound and a grocery store. Remember to enjoy the view from Væggerløse Hill. From the hill you can see over Guldborg Sound and the countryside around Væggerløse.
The halfway mark is Marrebæk. Visit the museum at the Bøtø Nor Pumping Station, where there is also a toilet and picnic shelter.
There are several options for activities on the final leg of the journey, for example Marielyst Go-Kart and paintball, or Lupinparken with an exercise area and nature playground.
Back in Marielyst, finish your tour with a refreshing dip at one of Denmark’s best beaches.
The bicycle route is signposted with blue signs - you just need to follow the panorama route 417.
Other bicycle routes you may encounter on the way are Coast to Coast (418), Southernmost Denmark (South Stone), Explore Naturlandet (N), and the Danish national bicycle routes The Baltic Sea Route (8) and Copenhagen-Berlin (9).
We recommend following the route in the direction that follows the numbers on the map. The bicycle route is signposted in this direction. You will also come across a sign every time the route turns. If there isn’t a sign, then just follow the road.
Food and refreshments can be purchased in Marielyst, Væggerløse and Marrebæk.
The bicycle route starts at Marielyst town square. You can get to Marielyst with a bus, which can also carry your bicycle. Naturlandet recommends Rejseplanen for bus and train schedules.
Experiences and attractions
- Stovby Glassworks: Working glassworks with a shop. Watch the glassblower at work.
- Stouby Mill: Fully functioning, listed post mill. Go to stoubymoelle.dk for opening hours.
- Sydfalster Solfangerpark - South Falster Solar Farm: Solar farm with 966 solar panels. Small house with exhibition, games and quizzes about solar energy. There is also a picnic shelter and toilet.
- Væggerløse: The village of Væggerløse lies on a hill with lovely views of South Falster and Guldborg Sund strait. There is a magnificent burial mound at the church, and the village has a supermarket and a small local brewery with sale of their products.
- Bøtø Nor Pumping Station: Museum in the former pumping station with exhibitions about the draining of South Falster. Check opening hours at pumpemuseum.dk. There is also a picnic shelter, benches and a toilet.
- Marrebæk: Small village with a grocery store.
- Marielyst Go-kart and paintball: There is a track for adults and one for 7-13 year-old children. There are small electric cars for younger children.
- Lupinparken: Large outdoor area with an exercise area for the whole family, nature playground, treasure hunt game, picnic shelter and barbeque area. There is also a signposted health track so you can test your fitness level.
- Marielyst: The largest summerhouse area in the district. The Marielyst town square has a tourist information centre, plenty of dining options and shops.
- Marielyst Beach: A fantastic, child-friendly beach. 20 km of soft, white sand and clean water. There are interesting species of flora and fauna on the dyke, especially many birds and insects that are usually found further south, but have started to form habitats here.