The South Funen Archipelago

Faaborg - a Part of The South Funen Archipelago
-Maritime adventures and The Archipelago Trail

In the South Funen Archipelago, you will find little islands dotted in the waters as pearls on a string. Just south of Faaborg, these islands, Bjørnø, Lyø, Avernakø and Ærø, are all reachable by ferry from Faaborg Harbour, Havnefoged Lasse Olsen, Kanalvej 19, 5600 Faaborg, Phone 72 53 02 60,
Enjoy an adventure in the South Funen Archipelago
Whether the sun is shining or the rain is pouring down: South Funen and the islands offer a wealth of experiences. On land or sea, in the hills or in town, on islands both big and small, above or even below sea-level. You can find something for children and something for adults, something for groups and masses for the whole family. For divers there are many informations on

Sea Kayaking and Setting Sails
The Archipelago map offers exiting kayaking trips and provides you with a lot of opportunities in terms of spending your holidays with paddles in your hands. The map is available free of charge from the Tourist Office in Faaborg. The guide book, including a chart, “Sea Kayak – Guide to the South Funen Archipelago” is available from the Tourist Office. 
Week 26 till week 34, the beautiful old wooden ship Meta embarks from Svendborg, Marstal and Rudkøbing on an island cruise during the mornings and a nostalgia sunset trip in the evenings, Events for groups Øhavsporten, phone 20 67 19 05.
Outdoor Sydfyn, Eventkoordinator, Faaborg-Midtfyn Kommune,
Many years of vigilant work, persistence and reestablishment of the streams on Funen have turned the area into an angler’s haven. The sea trout guide “117 fine Funen fishing spots” provides invaluable information on the best fishing places on Funen. Seatrout Funen - angling waters,, Fishing License you can buy at the Tourist Office - or on:
The Archipelago Trail
From Faldsled in the west, Langeland in the east and Ærø due south – a signposted trail surrounds The Southfunen Archipelago and with its 220 km it is one of Denmark’s longest hiking trails, ie also known as the Archipelago Trail. The maps are available at the Faaborg Tourist Office and you can find more information at

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