Rønne welcomes you to Bornholm
Rønne is typically the city of your arrival when travelling to Bornholm. This is where the ferries from Ystad and Køge dock, and Bornholm's airport is located a couple of kilometers south of the city. Rønne is, in other words, the first to bid you welcome to Bornholm, and from here you can at your convenience explore the city before taking off further inlands.
Being the island's capital city, Rønne is grounds for operations and functions. About one third of the island's population calls it home, and the city has therefore all that which a city normally consists of: shopping, specialty stores, coffeehouses, museums, cinema, indoor swimming pool, and much more.
In the city centre of Rønne you'll find the start of the town's gågade: St. Torvegade, which is a word for a street that is only used for walking, By the gågade and the surrounding streets there are several parking options to be found if you arrive by car. Because of the town's commmunity and shops there is activity all year round - however maybe a bit less in june, july, and august, when the tourists start to come over.
In the city centre you'lI find restaurants and cafés, several spots with live music, when the outdoor seating is open. There are plenty of known stores aswell as smaller special shops that sell local craftsmanship and delicacies. There's also a small shopping centre Snellemark Centeret, where you can get clothes, groceries, art, toys, and perhaps some self-care products.
The old town part of the city with it's cobbled streets, alleys, and colourful half-timber houses is within walking distance to the city centre. Here you can dream of old times, whilst walking through the narrow streets and feeling the historical presence.
The island's largest church, St. Nicolai Church, is located in old town. The church is on a hill right by the harbour and is therefore the first thing you will see, if you arrive by ferry. With it's eye-catching placement in the city it has become Rønne's landmark. By the church you'll find a fantastic vantage point from which you can follow all of the activity in the harbour.
In Rønne you'll also find Rønne Theater, which is Denmark's oldest theater, it has been around since 1823 - and is still active to this day.