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Getting There

By Train -- Næstved lies on two major train routes, one going via Ringsted (trip time: 20 min.), the other going via Køge (38 min.). Of course, Køge and Ringsted enjoy frequent rail connections from Copenhagen.

By Car -- From Copenhagen, head south along E55 (also known as E47), cutting west along Route 54 into Næstved.

Visitor Information

South of Axeltorv, Næstved Turistbureau, Havnen 1 (tel. 55-72-11-22; www.visitnaestved.com), is open January to June 14 and September to December, Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm, Saturday 9am to noon; June 15 to 30 and August, it's open Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm, Saturday 9am to 2pm; July it's open Monday to Friday 9am to 6pm, Saturday 9am to 2pm.

Getting Around

By Bicycle -- Bicycling is especially popular in Næstved, thanks to a relatively flat landscape and the fact that everyone in town seems to view it as a part of everyday life. You can pick up a bike from Brotorvets Bicycles, Brotorvet 3 (tel. 55-77-24-80), costing DKK40 to DKK100 ($6.80-$17/£4-£10) a day, plus a DKK100 ($17/£10) deposit.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.