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Funen : Svendborg
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Svendborg is a city on Funen.

Population ca. 30000


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


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







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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