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Langeland

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Langeland is an island in the South Funen Archipelago in southern Denmark, 50 kilometres from north to south, and home to about 15,000 people.

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Towns and villages[edit]

  • 1 Rudkøbing. the maintown with about 4000 inhabitants. Nice old town center with small streets etc.
  • Spodsbjerg. ferry harbour and beach on the east coast. Connected by ferry to Lolland
  • Lohals.
Bagenkop Marina
  • 2 Bagenkop.

Get in[edit]

Langeland is connected with bridges to Siø, Tåsinge, And Funen

By bus[edit]

It takes around 30 minutes by bus from Svendborg to Rudkøbing with Fynbus[1] lines 911-914 (912 stops at the ferry terminal). They leave around every 30 minutes during peak hours, and every hour in the evening.

By Ferry[edit]

The port in Rudkøbing is open to both leisure sailors and commercial traffic, there are regular ferries to Strynø and Marstal on Ærø, look for Havnepladsen, 5900 Rudkøbing on your GPS if it doesn't include the harbour. Many buses stops at the ferry terminal as well.

  • Strynø (Strynø-Rudkøbing Færgefart), Kirkestrædet 1, Strynø, +45 62 51 51 00. 5.20-17.25. Passengers: 70 DKK, Cars: 140 DKK.
  • Marstal (Ærøfærgerne), Vestergade 1A, Ærøskøbing, +45 62 52 40 00. 5.50-16.20. Passengers: 104 DKK, Cars: 227 DKK.

Get around[edit]

Signs in Bagenkop

See[edit]

Tranekær Palace
Rudkøbing Mill
  • 1 Langelandsfortet, Vognsbjergvej 4 B, 5935 Bagenkop, +45 62562700. Apr-Oct 10.00-16.00, May-Aug 10:00-17:00. Cold war museum in 1952 naval defense fortress. DKK 95.
  • 2 Tranekær Gods, Slotsgade 86, Tranekær, +45 6259 1012. The castle have 10 guided tours in Jun-Jul, but you can also stroll the parks.
  • De Langelandske Kunsttårne. 12 tiny transformer station towers now used for art exhibitions.
  • 3 Humble. Small town midway south
  • 4 Bagenkop. Small harbourtown in the southend.
  • 5 Lohals. Small harbourtown in the northend
  • 6 Tranekær. Small villageplace around beautiful castle. The park can be visited, the castle not.
  • 7 Lejbøllegård, Lejbøllegårdvej 23 (at Lejbølle, north of Tranekær). easter-Oct We-Sa: 12:00-16:00, Su 10:00-16:00; Nov-easter Sa-Su:10:00-16:00. Collection of books in old farmhouse decorated by Daniel Weech

Do[edit]

Bagenkop Exmoor Ponys
  • 1 Visit the wild Exmoor ponies (at the very south of Langeland, Dovnsgården has a poster.).
  • Mjølner (Museumship), Jens Winthersvej 12, Rudkøbing, +45 63 51 63 00, e-mail: . An old wooden sail ship that does a few open day-cruises during the summer, and is also available for charter.

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