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* <do name="Svendborg Cykeludlejning" alt="" address="Jessens Mole 9B" directions="" phone="+45 30 17 69 27" email=" postmaster@svendborgcykeludlejning.dk" fax="" url="http://www.svendborgcykeludlejning.dk/" hours="June-August 9-13" price="80 DKK first day then 60 DKK/day">Bike rentals right on the harbour in Svendborg, in cooperation with the tourist information desk.</do>
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Svendborg is located at a beautiful fjord, or in correct terms the Svendborg Sound, and is a good starting point to explore the [[Sydfynske Øhav]] archipelago. Several ferries connect to some of the islands from Svendborg, and there are also some pretty veteran tour boats to take you on short cruises in the area.
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* <do name="M/S Helge" alt="Tour boat" address="Centrumpladsen 4 (Tourist Information Desk)" directions="" phone="+45 62 21 09 80" email="" fax="" url="http://www.mshelge.dk" hours="16/5-13/9 9-17.30" price="25-50 DKK">1 hour tour to Valdemar Slot (pictured) or a 2 hour return trip, also available for charter.</do>
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* <do name="Maritimt Center Danmark" alt="" address="Havnepladsen 2" directions="" phone="+45 62 23 30 23" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price="150-250 DKK">Does cruises around the archipelago south of the city, in beautiful old wooden ships during the summer (June-August) mainly in the weekends, but you can be lucky to catch a tour on other days, reservations is recommended. Also charters old sail ships to groups of >20 people. </do>
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* <do name="Nicus Nature" alt="Sea Kayak rentals" address="Vindebyørevej 31b" directions="" phone="+45 40 41 89 82" email="booking@nicusnature.com" fax="" url="http://www.nicusnature.com" hours="" price="300/450 DKK 3 hours/day">Sea kayak rentals and guided tours in the archipelago.</do>
  
 
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Revision as of 14:19, 20 September 2009

Svendborg is a city on Funen.

Population ca. 30000

Downtown

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Get in

Svendborg is reachable by highway route 9, which branches of the main highway (E20) across Funen south of Odense, it's about a 25 minute drive. Though the Fynbus'[1] regional bus lines; 121, 162 and 163 mainly uses local roads and take about 1½ hours to do the trip. Trains [2] are faster and the locals prefered choice, they take 42 minutes from Odense. If you are travelling from Copenhagen, you might want to consider switching to a bus in Nyborg instead, as this might be faster, depending on how long the stop over is.

By ferry

Svendborg harbour [3] is open to both leisure sailors and commercial ferry traffic, routes out of Svendborg goes to Ærøskøbing on Ærø and to serveral small islands in the South Funen archipelago.

  • Ærøskøbing (Ærøfærgerne), Vestergade 1A, Ærøskøbing, +45 62 52 40 00, [4]. 5.55-20.55. Passengers: 104 DKK, Cars: 227 DKK.
  • Skarø & Drejø, Havnepladsen 2 (Rederiet Højestene), +45 62 23 30 85, [5]. 6.15-16.05. Passengers: 85 DKK, Cars: 170 DKK.
  • Hjortø (Hjortøboen), Pejdenordet 11, Hjortø, +45 40 97 95 18, [6]. 8.10-14.30. Twice daily

Get around

See

Anne Hvides Gård, oldest building in Svendborg, 1850
  • Naturama, Dronningemaen 30, ''+45'' 62210650 (), [7]. Museum with stuffed (real) animals DKK90, free for people under 18.
Sct Nicolai church

Do

  • Svendborg Cykeludlejning, Jessens Mole 9B, +45 30 17 69 27 (), [8]. June-August 9-13. Bike rentals right on the harbour in Svendborg, in cooperation with the tourist information desk. 80 DKK first day then 60 DKK/day.

Maritime Svenborg

Svendborg is located at a beautiful fjord, or in correct terms the Svendborg Sound, and is a good starting point to explore the Sydfynske Øhav archipelago. Several ferries connect to some of the islands from Svendborg, and there are also some pretty veteran tour boats to take you on short cruises in the area.

  • M/S Helge (Tour boat), Centrumpladsen 4 (Tourist Information Desk), +45 62 21 09 80, [9]. 16/5-13/9 9-17.30. 1 hour tour to Valdemar Slot (pictured) or a 2 hour return trip, also available for charter. 25-50 DKK.
  • Maritimt Center Danmark, Havnepladsen 2, +45 62 23 30 23. Does cruises around the archipelago south of the city, in beautiful old wooden ships during the summer (June-August) mainly in the weekends, but you can be lucky to catch a tour on other days, reservations is recommended. Also charters old sail ships to groups of >20 people. 150-250 DKK.
  • Nicus Nature (Sea Kayak rentals), Vindebyørevej 31b, +45 40 41 89 82 (), [10]. Sea kayak rentals and guided tours in the archipelago. 300/450 DKK 3 hours/day.

Buy

Eat

Drink

Sleep

Contact

Get out

Valdemar Castle
Valdemar Castle, front side
  • Valdemar Castele, (5 km out on the island of [[Tåsinge]]). May to September. beautiful late baroque palaces from 1639 DKK 90.



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