Popular holiday destination
Samsø’s varied and distinctive nature, relaxed island life, the many excellent beaches, the authentic village atmosphere with half-timbered houses and village ponds make the island a popular holiday destination for both Danish and foreign visitors.
Known for its high-quality agricultural produce
Samsø is well known for its fresh high-quality agricultural produce. Agriculture is the main business activity on the island – potatoes, onions, pumpkins, red cabbage as well as strawberries and blackcurrants – followed by tourism. Samsø also produces more exotic crops such as wine and sunflowers.
A vibrant community all year round
With an all-year population of 4,000, a wide range of cultural and leisure activities and 143 associations, Samsø is a vibrant community all year round. Life on the island is characterised by the countryside and a sense of peace and security for children and adults alike. Samsø also has a thriving business community and two large supermarkets.
Self-sufficient in sustainable energy
Samsø has realised its vision of becoming self-sufficient with energy from wind turbines, solar cells, straw firing and other sustainable energy sources. We are proud to be a source of inspiration for others in the effort to combat climate change.