Langeland is an island in the South Funen Archipelago in southern Denmark, 50 kilometres from north to south, and home to about 12,000 people (2018). The island produces grain and is known as a recreational and wellness tourism area.


Map of Langeland

Towns and villages

  • 1 Rudkøbing. The main town, with about 4500 inhabitants. Nice old town centre with small streets.
  • Spodsbjerg. A ferry harbour and beach on the east coast. Connected by ferry to Lolland.
  • Lohals.
Bagenkop Marina
  • 2 Bagenkop.

Get in


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

By bus


It takes around 30 minutes by bus from Svendborg to Rudkøbing with Fynbus 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


The port in Rudkøbing is open to both leisure sailors and commercial traffic, and 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. 05:20-17:25. Passengers 70 kr, cars 140 kr.
  • Marstal (Ærøfærgerne), Vestergade 1A, Ærøskøbing, +45 62 52 40 00. 05:50-16:20. Passengers 104 kr, cars 227 kr.

Get around

Signs in Bagenkop

Fynbus includes regional bus schedules and a route planner.

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. 95 kr.
  • 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 [dead link] Lejbøllegård, Lejbøllegårdvej 23 (at Lejbølle, north of Tranekær). Easter-Oct: W-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
  • 8 Kong Humbles Grav (Tomb of King Humble) (in a field near the village Kædeby, north of the town of Humble). A long barrow, about 4000 years old. According to legend, it is the burial place of King Humble, who is mentioned in the medieval chronicle Gesta Danorum as being the second king of Denmark.
Bagenkop Exmoor Ponys





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