Svendborg, Denmark

Svendborg is a city in central Denmark, located in Svendborg municipality. It is the second-largest city on Funen island, the pastoral 'Garden of Denmark' noted for its historic castles and manor-houses, parks and gardens.

Svendborg is a popular holiday destination which offers a special café, pub and restaurant atmosphere. There are also many fine beaches to visit and great shopping opportunities to be had. There are many bike paths to explore the island and hiking, golf and fishing are also popular.

Things to See & Do

* Naturama museum
* Valdemar Castle
* St Nicolai church
* Downtown area

General information

Cruise Season – March - Nov
Currency - Danish krone (DKK)
Language – Danish
Land Area – 418 km²
Population – 27,320 approx
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time - GMT plus one hour
International Country Telephone Code - + 45

Port Location – The port of Svendborg is located at the centre of the town of Svendborg.

Travel Links - The ferry is still an important means of transport in the South Funen archipelago, as the beautiful islands can only be accessed by ferry.

Fynbus operates many routes criss-crossing South Funen. There are also local buses - Svendborg By og Nærtrafik, operating in Svendborg, on Tåsinge and Thurø. Buses for excursions etc. can be hired from Bergholdt Busser in Svendborg.

A train service operates between Odense and Svendborg - time tables and prices from DSB.

Sydfyns airport offers flights to and from the islands.

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