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Tønder [http://www.visittonder.dk/] is a beautiful town located in the southern part of Denmark. Tønder is the oldest market town in Denmark.
 
Tønder [http://www.visittonder.dk/] is a beautiful town located in the southern part of Denmark. Tønder is the oldest market town in Denmark.
Today Tønder is a modern town with factories and modern schools. Big company's such as Hartmann, Hydro and Ecco are located in Tønder. The city is surrounded by beautiful nature and it makes for some pleasant strolls on the ditches.   
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Today Tønder is a modern town with factories and modern schools. Big companies such as Hartmann, Hydro and Ecco are located in Tønder. The city is surrounded by beautiful nature and it makes for some pleasant strolls on the ditches.   
  
 
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Not many options for having a long night out in Tønder, unless you hit the festival. But these places normally see a relatively large crowd, especially friday and saturday. Thursdays get busy sometimes too, but it's pretty much hit and miss.
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Not many options for having a long night out in Tønder, unless you hit the festival. But these places normally see a relatively large crowd, especially Friday and Saturday. Thursdays get busy sometimes too, but it's pretty much hit and miss.
  
  
* '''Queens''' [http://www.queensclub.dk], located just next to Cafe Victoria, this small club ocasionally offers special events and gets quite crowded. The music is what you would expect, nothing great but makes for a decent night.
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* '''Queens''' [http://www.queensclub.dk], located just next to Cafe Victoria, this small club occasionally offers special events and gets quite crowded. The music is what you would expect, nothing great but makes for a decent night.
  
* '''Central Halle''', a small bar popular with the old timers as well as the "gymnasium" students. Definitely the best place to talk to people and play billard (not pool though!). Can get pretty rowdy at times and is often very crowded in the wee hours, or just after a party at the gymnasium has ended.
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* '''Central Halle''', a small bar popular with the old timers as well as the "gymnasium" students. Definitely the best place to talk to people and play billiards (not pool though!). Can get pretty rowdy at times and is often very crowded in the wee hours, or just after a party at the gymnasium has ended.
  
 
* '''Cafe Victoria''' [http://www.victoriatoender.dk], a good place to get some food and enjoy a couple of beers. Thursday from 10-11pm as well as Friday afternoon is "Blaa Time" (Blue Hour), where beers are half price.  
 
* '''Cafe Victoria''' [http://www.victoriatoender.dk], a good place to get some food and enjoy a couple of beers. Thursday from 10-11pm as well as Friday afternoon is "Blaa Time" (Blue Hour), where beers are half price.  
  
* '''Sporten''' Is a classical sportsbar with pints and sports on the big screen. Friday and Saturday night young people go there for having a good night out. The atmosphere is great in the weekend and it can get very crowded sometimes. The people who goes there are very down to earth and casual.
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* '''Sporten''' Is a classical sports bar with pints and sports on the big screen. Friday and Saturday night young people go there for having a good night out. The atmosphere is great in the weekend and it can get very crowded sometimes. The people who goes there are very down to earth and casual.
  
* '''Barkleys''' [http://www.barkleys.dk], After a couple of bad years barkleys got a new owner and now is it the most popular nightclub/bar in the city centre. Always worth a visit!   
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* '''Barkleys''' [http://www.barkleys.dk], After a couple of bad years Barkleys got a new owner and now is it the most popular nightclub/bar in the city centre. Always worth a visit!   
  
 
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Revision as of 18:14, 9 March 2009

Tønder [1] is a beautiful town located in the southern part of Denmark. Tønder is the oldest market town in Denmark. Today Tønder is a modern town with factories and modern schools. Big companies such as Hartmann, Hydro and Ecco are located in Tønder. The city is surrounded by beautiful nature and it makes for some pleasant strolls on the ditches.

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Get in

Get around

Tønder is small enough to be navigated on foot. Buses leave to the villages dotted around the city from the bus station.

See

The South Jutland History of Civilization Museum

The South Jutland Art Gallery

The Zeppelin Museum - Find more information here http://www.zeppelin-museum.dk/

Do

Tønder Festival One of Europe's biggest folk festivals is held the last weekend of August.


Black Sun - If you like nature Black Sun is something you must see. http://www.visittonder.dk/international/en-gb/menu/turist/oplevelser/blacksun/blacksun.htm


Eat

Café Victoria - Is a Cafe, Bar and Restaurant in the same place. The kitchen is a mix of Danish food, Light collations and Steaks. More information can be found here http://www.victoriatoender.dk/


Drink

Not many options for having a long night out in Tønder, unless you hit the festival. But these places normally see a relatively large crowd, especially Friday and Saturday. Thursdays get busy sometimes too, but it's pretty much hit and miss.


  • Queens [2], located just next to Cafe Victoria, this small club occasionally offers special events and gets quite crowded. The music is what you would expect, nothing great but makes for a decent night.
  • Central Halle, a small bar popular with the old timers as well as the "gymnasium" students. Definitely the best place to talk to people and play billiards (not pool though!). Can get pretty rowdy at times and is often very crowded in the wee hours, or just after a party at the gymnasium has ended.
  • Cafe Victoria [3], a good place to get some food and enjoy a couple of beers. Thursday from 10-11pm as well as Friday afternoon is "Blaa Time" (Blue Hour), where beers are half price.
  • Sporten Is a classical sports bar with pints and sports on the big screen. Friday and Saturday night young people go there for having a good night out. The atmosphere is great in the weekend and it can get very crowded sometimes. The people who goes there are very down to earth and casual.
  • Barkleys [4], After a couple of bad years Barkleys got a new owner and now is it the most popular nightclub/bar in the city centre. Always worth a visit!

Sleep

Tønder Hus - Find more information about Tønder Hus here http://www.hoteltoenderhus.dk/microsite/1.php?show=218

Hostrup Hotel - Find more information here http://www.hostrupshotel.dk/

Hotel Bowler Inn - Find more information here http://www.hotelbowlerinn.dk/


Familien Carstensen, Graensevej 8, Saed (Bus number 602 or Niebull Bus from the main bus station, outside the trainstation), +45 74725806 (), [5]. Single rooms from 255kr, Strawhouse with eight beds 725kr. Nice family run Bed & Breakfast, in a restored traditional inn - probably the cheapest option in Tønder. Located about 3km outside the city. Call in advance for pick up service.

They also offer a city house located in the heart of Tønder, just 5 min walk from the town market (450kr - room for 4 people).

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