island in south-eastern Denmark

Møn is in Denmark.

Møns Klint

The small island is just south of Zealand. It had about 9,400 inhabitants in 2017.


Map of Møn

The 2 main towns are Stege and Lendemarke, which adjoin one another and which have about 2,000 residents in total. Other noteworthy villages are Borre and Klintholm Havn in eastern end of the island, and Store Damme/Askeby in the western end.

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Most of the population speaks Danish, English and (some) German. Swedish and Norwegian is widely understood.

Get in


By bus


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By car


The island has a bridge connection to Zealand where Copenhagen is located, and to Lolland-Falster which has ferries from Germany

Get around

Steps from beach to top of Møns Klint

The white chalk cliffs of Møn are created from the shells of tiny animals and plants settling on what, 75 million years ago, was a tropical seabed. During the last ice age, the chalk was pushed to the surface by glaciers covering northern Europe. The cliffs are up to 100 meters (328 feet) tall.

  • 1 Liselund Castle, Langebjergvej 4, Borre, +45 33134411. May to Sep: W-Su Onsdag-søndag guided tours at 10:30, 11:00, 13:30, and 14:00. A beautiful romantic garden with several small castles. The east side has a great view of the cliffs of Møn. Built in the 18th century by Antoine and Lisa de la Calmette. Part of the Danish National Museum. Popular for picnics and playing games 30 kr, free for under 18s.    
garden with Swiss house in background
Elmelunde Church
  • 3 Elmelunde Church, Elmelunde. Nov-Mar: 08:00-16:00; Apr-Sep: 08:00-17:00. One of the oldest churches in Denmark. It has wonderful well-preserved frescoes by the Elmelunde Master (ca 1490). free.    
  • 4 Møns Klint. Around 130-m-high white chalk cliffs. Around 500 wooden steps go from the top of the cliff to the rocky beach. The staircase starting at the geocenter ends in an area that may be slightly underwater on high tide, so you may get a bit wet.    

Go fossil hunting in the white chalk cliffs of Møns Klint. Bring a hammer and chisel or similar, and start chipping in the chalk cliffs. Most common are belemnite fossils but others can also be found.

  • 1 David's, Storegade 11, Stege, + 45 33138057. 10 - 16/17. A good modern café in central Stege.
  • Støberiet where you are able to choose between as much as 50 kinds of meat.
  • Gourmet Gaarden which is the best option on Møn if you are looking for fine dining.
  • Café Frederik located on the main square of Stege with a great view due to the fact that the building is made entirely of glass.


  • Café Laika. It will do fine if you're looking to enjoy a small beer looking over the harbour.
  • Bryghuset. A café that brews itsr own beer, hence the name (House of Brew).
  • Toldboden, Storegade. The beer is cheap and the customers average an age of over 50.



Go next

Nyord house
  • 1 Nyord (North of Stege). Tiny island connected with narrow bridge. Has a small marina and a village with cute houses, a restaurant, and a store that sells rum and whiskey    

You can drive west to the small island Bogø, further to Faro, and from there to Zealand or Falster.

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