South Funen and nearby islands Loop Tour - 7 days

 

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South Funen and nearby islands Loop Tour - 7 days /6 nights

Picturesque villages with thatched houses, nature, secluded beaches and stunning views


From 689 Euro


Family Cycling holidays Denmark


This tour offers flexiblility to suit your very own choice of short or long daily bike stages in the South Funen area and nearby islands. Very suitable for families with children and those wanting the possibility of longer daily stages.


The south Funen area and nearby islands offer lovely beaches, breathtaking hills with stunning views, and charming villages with cosy cafés and historic inns.



You will be staying 6 nights at a beach hotel in Svendborg with beautiful views to the nearby islands. From here you cycle your daily roundtrips. We will provide a roadbook with a variety of themed bike routes that you can choose from. Stages vary from 20 to 60+ km.



Day 1: Arrival in Svendborg

Your rented bikes are delivered to your hotel Sunday morning so you can jump on the bike for a ride in the area after check-in.


Cycle or walk to the historical centre of Svendborg with its narrow cobble stone streets and charming boutiques.


In the evening you can enjoy your three course dinner (included in tour price) from the outdoor hotel terrace overlooking the beach and nearby islands.


Overnight stay in Svendborg.

 


Itinerary - Examples of daily stages:


Day 2: Explore the island of Thuro - 22 km

Cycle across the Svendborg-Sound Bridge, which gives you a bird’s eye view over the Archipelago, from 35m above the water.


Enjoy the peace and quiet atmosphere, only enterrupted by singing birds, as you cycle through the woods to the small idyllic village of Troense. You will be amazed by the many beautiful well preserved half-timbered houses from the village’s heyday in the 18th century, when most of the male population were sailors or ship builders.


Follow the route down the old tree alley to Valdemar Castle. Here you can stop for a coffee and visit the  manor house museum. Enjoy the beautiful views to the sea from the beach or tea paviion.


Jump on the vintage ship "Helge" to the island of Thuro.


Cycle along the quiet road, passing pastures and farm houses. Take a detour to one of the very popular child friendly sandy beaches in the area. Have a swim and an ice cream before continuing today's stage along the sea back to Svendborg.



OPTION: Have dinner with the locals in Svendborg - read more about this option on this page under Prices.


Overnight stay in Svendborg.


 

Day 3: Explore the island of Taasinge - 27,6 km

Cycle to the southern part of Taasinge. Cycle through open farm land and visit a farmer's shop selling local organic produce. On your way you will pass the special stone house Lille Vejlegarden, which was once the home of local progressive farmer Soren Lolk, and now one of the most photographed houses in the South Funen area.


On the southern point of Taasinge you will pass a large meadow rich in birdlife. From the bird tower, you can spot geese, ducks and waders nesting in the area.


Take a break in Lundby, and if you haven't yet tasted the famous Danish hotdog, you might want to stop at Steff's Place, the local hotdog van before heading back to your hotel.


Overnight stay in Svendborg.


 

Day 4: Explore the South Funen area - 22 km

Bike along endless apple orchards, and stop for at taste at one of the farm shops. You will also pass many road shops so be sure to bring a little cash. Some of the way you will be cycling on old railway tracks where apples used to be transported out into the world.


Next stop are the local apple and spice brandy producers. Visit the farm shop and have a chat with the owners who have won several prizes for their produce.


Jump into the calm sea for a swim before continuing your bike tour through the peaceful rural south Funen area.


Overnight stay in Svendborg.


 

Day 5: Explore the island of Langeland - ca. 44 km/65 km

Cycle across the islands of Taasinge and Sio to the town of Rudkobing, the main town on island of Langeland.


Exlore the small coble stone streets with charming town houses, shops, art galleries and cafes.

Visit the local harbour, where you can keep an eye on the lively traffic of commercial ships, shoals, yachts and the small island ferry to Stryno.


If you are up for a longer bike ride you can follow the roundtrip route from Rudkobing into the countryside across Langeland, past the impressive Faarevejlse manor house, to the small fishing town of Spodsbjerg with its popular childfriendly beach, marina and ferry harbour. You might be lucky to spot a seal in the harbour.


Overnight stay in Svendborg.


OPTION: Join a local familiy for dinner in Svendborg.


Day 6: Explore the area north of Svendborg and visit a castle - ca. 42 km

Bike inland from Svendborg and spend the day at Egeskov Castle north of Svendborg. Egeskov Castle offers great experiences for the whole family with one of the most beautiful parks in Europe with a maze, a playground, doll houses, a large collection of vintage cars and motorbikes, a hunting and trophy museum and much more.


Overnight stay in Svendborg.


OPTION: join the locals for dinner on your last evening in Svendborg.


 

Day 7:

Check out and departure.

We highly recommend that you extend your tour with a stay in Odense for a visit at Hans Christian Andersens Museum and the Open Air Museum. Or just to enjoy the relaxed atmosphere in the city center. Your hotel in Odense has bikes for rent.

South Funen and nearby islands Loop Tour - 7 days / 6 nights
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Touring bike
E-bike
Children's bike
Children's trailer
Children's tag-along
Helmet
 
 
 
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Period:

Sundays (arrival day):

From May to 08 September 2019

(last departure)

 

Accommodation:

Accommodation in comfortable 3-4*  beach hotel incl. breakfast buffet

Double and single room with private facilities.



Prices

 

Accommodation:

6 nights in a beach hotel:

  • Per person in standard double

room with en suite facilities   € 689 

  • Per person in single room

with en suite facilities ......... € 919

  • Extra bed in double room .... 458
  • Children (0-2) in parents' bed   € 0



Services included:

  • Accommodation in comfortable 3-4* hotel, standard room incl. breakfast buffet
  • 3-course dinner on day of arrival
  • Information about highlights and sightseeing along the routes
  • Road map/roadbook with route descriptions
  • Hotline service in case of problems or questions



Bike and prices:

  • Touring Bike, 25-27 gears,

hand brake only ..................  € 110

  • E-bike ................................  € 278
  • Children's bike ....................  € 110
  • Helmets, included in bike rent  €    0

 

All rentals include a waterproof rear saddle bag, a lock and a pump.


Pick-up and return of bikes:

at your hotel in Svendborg.



Join the locals for dinner in Svendborg:


Per person ................................... € 61

 

Dinner or Lunch in Mie and Kevin's home includes:

 

  • Home made authentic Danish meal
  • Beverages according to local customs
  • Fresh drinking water is available
  • Relaxed atmosphere with a Danish family


Link to more information about this event.

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Bike and beach holidays Denmark
Bike tour Denmark
Visit Funen Denmark
Bike holidays Funen Denmark
Thuro Denmark
Funen bike holidays Denmark



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