This big boulder of Musestenen
found on the shore of Faxe Bugt. It was
found 15 metres out in the bay untill
the ice brought it up in a tree top in
the winter of 1892-93.
Ny Strandskov 7, 4640 Faxe and then 650
metres south-west along the coast.
GPS: 55.233753, 12.229810
Size: 2,3 metres
high, 4 metres wide and 5 meters
long. The circumference is 12 metres.
Meaning of the
name: The mouse stone. It should
resemble a crawling mouse.
Red and grey granite
Legend: It has
been thrown from Møn of a powerful
Mønboer, probably in the winter of
1892-93. At that time the throw was
made, was the winter very strict - and
the stone landed in a heap inflated ice.
Perhaps the stone landed in ice pile
because it actually turned up of ice in
just the winter. But of course it's not
Another handover would know that
an angry sorceress from Møn threw the
stone with her garter, hoping to hit the
King of the Elves. The garter burst, and
the stone came no further than the edge
of the beach where it has since
A third legend tells that "Muse stone"
comes from a quarrel between the
Norwegian Dovregubben and Stevn's Cliff
King. Dovregubben wanted his son married
to Cliff King's daughter, which the
latter opposed. Dovregubben was so angry
over that he broke off a piece of rock
and hurled it toward Stevns Cliff to
kill the cliff king. However he failed
his throw, and the mountain piece landed
at Vemmetofte Beach.
It is also said that it is the troll
from Møn who threw the stone after
Spjellerup Church, as he could not stand
the sound of church bells.
One legend goes: It was thrown by a Karl
on Møn for his unfaithful girlfriend, who
lived there on the shore, but it did not
reach land or her.
Or it could have been thrown from Møn of a virgin who hated the virgin monastery.
Unless, of cause, it was thrown by a Swedish Witch after Vemmetofte Church bells, which she got
upset to be able to hear the sound.
Anyway; from Muse stone comes the little