About Rømø

The National Museums Commanders House (Kommandørgården) can be found a few hundred

meters from the camp site . Kommandør (Commander) i512-sev-1.jpg (19989 bytes)s the Dutch word for captain. The house dates from 1748 and is fully restored, including panels, ceilings and doors. 

The walls are covered with Dutch tiles and the furnishings are for their time extremely lavish.

The commanders sailed from Rømø and served as captains on Dutch and German ships which sailed on whaling expeditions to Greenland.

In the first weekend of September one of the largest annual kite festival in Europe will be held at the beach. Thousands of kite enthusiasts will then flock to the beach with their fantastic colored kites.