Limestone Quarries in South Zealand and on Møn

Photo: Tage Klee

Borrow a pickaxe and go fossil hunting in the huge chalk layers that are several million years old. Get lucky and find a greeting from the distant, distant past!

Limestone

Faxe Limestone Quarry

Photo: VisitSydsjælland-Møn

Holtug chalk quarry

Until 1972, Holtug chack pit, was active. In 1991 the pit was sold to the state who made it into a designated area of outstanding natural beauty. In the pit you can find a broad variety of rare and preserved plants along with amphibians and reptiles as lizards and adders. Holtug chack pit...

Boesdal Quarry

Boesdal Quarry was closed in the late 70s and Stevns municipality later took over ownership. In 2010, a group of local fire souls of Stevns to utilize the area better and simultaneously provide maintenance and expansion of facilities such as toilets and parking. The area is currently...