Explore the artist's motifs: Fyns Hoved

Let yourself be led to the most picturesque spots on Fyns Hoved and enjoy the grandeur and the varied landscape with its steep cliffs, rolling meadows and hillsides, spits of land, seaside ponds and reclaimed seabottom, with the sea on all sides. Walk the whole route (6 km.) or choose one of the spots where artists like Fritz Syberg, Lars Swane and Theodor Philipsen have painted.

Accessible by bus and by car.

All the art works displayed except one belongs to Johannes Larsen Museet in Kerteminde or Faaborg Museum in Faaborg.

Art route

The Painters’ Funen: Three Routes through the Artists’ Landscapes

Find the artists’ landscapes at Fyns Hoved (Funen’s Head), in the Svanninge Hills and on western Funen. 

The art routes to The Painter’s Funen are developed by Johannes Larsen Museet, Faaborg Museum and Museum Vestfyn. 

Download the app

By downloading the app called Historiejagt Fyn (only in Danish), you can follow three art routes through the Painters’ Funen. You can listen to stories about the artists and their paintings of the Funen landscape. The app has been developed both for IOS and Android, and can be downloaded free on App Store and Google Play.

Download the app "Historiejagt Fyn"

Culture on the Move

The Painter’s Funen and Historiejagt Fyn are part of Kulturregion Fyn’s project Kultur i Bevægelse, which is supported by the Region of Southern Denmark and by the Danish Ministry of Culture.



John Olsen 80 years old
March 23, 2018 and the year out
The Johannes Larsen Museum

Easter for kids, with eggs on top!
March 27 and 28, 10 AM to 3 PM
The Johannes Larsen Museum

Grete Jensen – the Funen painters’ unknown potter
June 23 - August 26, 2018
The Johannes Larsen Museum

GREEN – Christine Swane, the Modernist
May 19 - Sept. 9, 2018
The Johannes Larsen Museum

Welcome to the green world of Christine Swane


The Coffee House will be temporarily closed
6. February 2018
The Johannes Larsen Museum

The Coffee House at the Johannes Larsen Museum is closing on Feb.1, 2018 due to rebuilding and expansion.

The Ladby Tapestry will be extended
5. December 2017
The Johannes Larsen Museum

The beautiful Ladby Tapestry will be on display at the museum for another two months.

Read the private letters and diaries of the Funen painters
5. December 2017
The Johannes Larsen Museum

Thousands of private letters to and from the Funen painters and their circle are now available to the public.

The Coffee House will be expanded and restored
5. December 2017
The Johannes Larsen Museum

Now museum visitors can look forward to an even better experience in this historical setting.