Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #1 in Svendborg, Denmark


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 6 sights
Distance 2.7 km
Ascend 58 m
Descend 59 m

Explore Svendborg in Denmark with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Sight 1: Danish Welfare Museum

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The Danish Welfare Museum is part of Svendborg Museum. It is a social history museum that mainly tells the story of welfare in Denmark. The various exhibitions show how society has treated its weakest, both children and adults. The exhibitions tell about the people on the shadow side of life, and about what the welfare state and private individuals have done to help them.

Wikipedia: Danmarks Forsorgsmuseum (DA), Website

575 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 2: Naturama

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Naturama is the name of Svendborg's natural history museum. From the museum's opening on June 2, 1935 to January 2005, it bore the name Zoological Museum.

Wikipedia: Naturama (DA), Website

929 meters / 11 minutes

Sight 3: Christiansmøllen

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Christiansmøllen eget værk/own work - Arne Alexander Fræer Eckmann aka Praeceptor / CC BY-SA 3.0

Christiansmøllen, originally called 'Møllmarks Mølle', is located high in the landscape on Kongebakken near the bridge over Svendborgsund. It is a tower mill of the Dutch windmill type with a gallery located one floor higher than normal. The present mill was built in 1860 after a mill on the same site burned down. It is built with a square whitewashed undermill in the foundation wall, and there are gates for transit. The upper moth is round, whitewashed and helmureted up to the cap, which is bulbous and covered with cardboard. The wings have stern work for sails and are swung manually. The moth is yawing with wind rose. A large collection of mill furniture has been preserved, intact, including three grinders in the grinder loft.

Wikipedia: Christiansmøllen (DA)

771 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 4: BaggårdTeatret

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Baggårdteatret is a regional theatre located in Svendborg, Denmark. Theatre manager is Jakob Engmann.

Wikipedia: BaggårdTeatret (DA), Website

23 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 5: Rottefælden

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The Rat Trap, actually Svendborg Summer Theatre, is a summer revue in Svendborg. The revue was first held in 1881 and has been performed every year since 1883, making it Denmark's oldest

Wikipedia: Rottefælden (DA)

412 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 6: Ørkild Voldsted

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Ørkild Castle or Ørkilde is a former medieval castle and current rampart in Svendborg on Funen. It is among the major ramparts from the Middle Ages, and among the country's largest ramparts.

Wikipedia: Ørkild Slot (DA)


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