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Bed and breakfast Svendborg offers easy access to

  • Svendborg’s best sandy beaches
  • a beautiful nature reserve, and
  • the lively market town of Svendborg.

Bordered by forest and close to the sea, we are located on the pictureque island of Thurø. To get a feel for our surroundings, explore Flickr’s images of Thurø.

The immediate surroundings
North:
A 5 minute walk northwards through Peace Forest brings you to tranquil Thurø Bay. Perhaps you can catch a sea trout or two for grilling on your patio. You’ll probably see our 4 Icelandic horses grazing on our 1.5 hectare (3.7 acre) grazing field.

South:
A 5 minute walk southwards through the forest will bring you to the open sea, with a superb view across Lunke Bay towards the islands of Langeland and Tåsinge.

East:
Head eastwards along the coast and you will discover Thurø Rev, a unique nature reserve with rich birdlife, marshland and quiet sandy beaches. Horses and cattle graze here during the summer.
Also eastwards lies Smørmosen, a wide, child-friendly beach with a crazy-golf course, swings, slides and a snack bar.

West:
Head westwards to the sleepy village of Grasten, with excellent seaviews towards Valdemar Castle. Danish author Tom Kristensen spent his final years here. From mid-May to mid-September, you can take a 40 minute vintage boat trip to Svendborg from Grasten on the M/S Helge.

Read more about Thurø on Wikipedia.

Thurø By
The island’s largest settlement, Thurø By has two small supermarkets, a restaurant, an inn, a fine traditional bakery a church, and several other small shops.

Svendborg
Svendborg has all the amenities you would expect from a market town with a population of 27,000. Large supermarkets, museums, restraurants, shopping streets and public transport hubs with connections to various Southern Funen destinations.  There are also ferries from Svendborg to the islands of Æro, Drejø, Skarø, Hjortø and Birkholm. Read about Svendborg on Wikipedia, or follow some of our useful links.

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