Travel Blogs from Svendborg
... 8m under us at one point. We are relatively shallow-drafted at 1.5m so some deeper boats must have been dragging their keels in the mud. They wouldn’t try that in Sweden!
The harbour in Marstal is situated on the eastern edge of the town and the entrance is just a few metres from the main channel out to sea and Germany, so it is ideally situated for yachts to stop over for the night, irrespective of their direction of travel, as Germany is a short ...
Picked up Europcar, 15 minutes walk from hotel, and drove to Roskilde. Degree of difficulty? Well you do drive on the right-hand side of the road, there are cyclists all over the place, it is a manual car, the road signs are in Danish and the maps are tricky to read at the best of times. (Oh, how I missed my Sat Nav!). Never-the-less we did finally arrive in Odense. Roskilde was fascinating. The main cathedral was the burial place for ...
... moving queue put us off, so we sandwiched on board instead. We did eventually get some smoked herring, hot smoked salmon and some smoked mussels later in the day, once the lunchtime rush had subsided. We would enjoy these at a later time and date.
So after lunch, we headed off for the hills on our bikes. I say hills and whilst Æro is not exactly mountainous, the long slow inclines did for us and we ended up pushing the bikes up them. The countryside was lovely, ...
... be so nice if we had a 100% sunny day again but I don’t believe that’s going to happen. Still, the breeze and the sunny periods were good drying agents and after lunch and with all our clothes dried and put away, we went into town.
The Danish Rough Guide states that ‘Svenborg exudes a certain gritty charm’ – talk about being dammed with faint praise! Actually, we didn’t find anything ...
... 8217;s walking, we concluded that we agreed with the guide and headed back to the boat, to enjoy the hazy sun on deck and read our books in the peace and quiet. It really is quiet now, the schools are back and it’s like someone has thrown a switch!
Later in the afternoon clouds gathered again so I retired to write this whilst Julie started to sort out our tinned supplies, ensuring that the tins we leave on the boat will be good for next season’s cruise. ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed