Ebeltoft – Of idyll and cobblestones

Inclined half-timbered houses, cobblestones and stucco flowers make Ebeltoft one of the most remarkable cities in the country. The old town of Ebeltoft has reflected a piece of Danish history for centuries. The city received trading rights in 1301, making it Djursland’s oldest market town.

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The atmospheric city, located on a hill down to Ebeltoft Vig, offers many small shops with handicrafts, fashion and the like, as well as several restaurants.

All year round, the city invites you to walk the cobbled streets. There is often music and other entertainment here in summer.

The remains of the old turtles can still be seen along Strandvejens and at Frigate Jutland.

The tigers, which were built to protect the west-facing gardens from the ingress of seawater, are now protected.

The old town of Ebeltoft has been a piece of Danish history for centuries. All year round, guests of the city are invited to stroll through the cobbled streets of Nørrebakke, Adelgade, which are the shopping streets, the Fedt Mikkels Gang in the pharmacy, the square with the Old Town Hall, Overgade and Nedergade, Ebeltoft Church.

In Overgade, the roadway is laid out with stone walls, while the sides and stone stones are placed in the “picking stone”. Where Kurvelderder ends in Overgade, one of the city’s gates. And at Strandvejen you can still see the remains of the old turtles.

Photo: Visitdenmark / Kim Wyon