Anne Hvides Gård, oldest building in Svendborg, 1850

Svendborg is a city on Funen of around 30.000 people

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' regional bus lines; 121, 162 and 163 mainly uses local roads and take about 1½ hours to do the trip. Trains are faster and the locals preferred 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 is open to both leisure sailors and commercial ferry traffic, routes out of Svendborg goes to Ærøskøbing on Ærø and to several small islands in the South Funen archipelago. All ferries depart from the ferry terminal at Havnepladsen square.


Sct Nicolai church


Maritime Svenborg

Ships of the Martime Center in the harbour

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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