Nakskov Fjord

Nakskov Inlet is Denmark’s inlet with the biggest number of islands – 10 big and some smaller islands together with a 7,5 kilometre long curved grass tongue of land called Albuen. 

The inlet is 12 kilometres long and mostly encircled by 4 metres high storm surge dikes. 

The inlet is mostly very shallow with depths under 2 metres, but here and there the inlet bottom is cut by natural and human created fairways. The oldest fairway is called “The Old Channel”. It is shaped from a river of melted water from the time, when the ice began to melt during the last Ice Age. A sail on the inlet nearly always takes place by this fairway, because you get very close to the big islands.

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Nakskov Fjord
4900 Nakskov


  • Classification

    • Saint Hannes Cross
  • Facilities

    • Ranger-guided tours

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Longitude : 11.033313
Latitude : 54.854051