By Train -- You can take a train from Copenhagen to Odense, where you can get a connecting train to Svendborg, with frequent service throughout the day.
By Car -- From our last stopover in Odense, head south on Route 9, following the signs into Svendborg.
Contact the Svendborg Tourist Office, Centrumpladsen (tel. 62-21-09-80; www.visitsydfyn.dk), open June 20 to August 21, Monday to Friday 9:30am to 6pm and Saturday 9:30am to 2pm; January 2 to June 19 and August 22 to December 22, Monday to Friday 9:30am to 5pm and Saturday 9:30am to 12:30pm; closed December 23 to January 1.
By Bus -- Bus no. 200 serves all in-town destinations listed below, except for Vester Skerninge Kro, for which you need a car.
By Bike -- Bike rentals for hotel guests, at DKK60 ($10/£6) per day, can be obtained at the Hotel Svendborg, Centrumpladsen 1 (tel. 62-21-17-00; bus: 200 or 204). Biking routes and maps are available at the tourist office.