Top things to do

Top Choice Historic Site in Bagenkop

Langelandsfort

Built in 1952–53, this complex of gun emplacements dug into the Langeland fields was designed to delay an assumed Warsaw Pact invasion if the Cold War turned hot. Themed exhibitions within various bunkers add contex…
Top Choice Danish in Tranekær

Restaurant Generalen

At the western base of Tranekær Slot, Generalen has converted classic 1800 stables into a stylish restaurant, maintaining the horse-box divisions between tables, though there is also cafe seating outside. Menus are …
Top Choice Homewares in Rudkøbing

Tingstedet

More museum than shop, this enchanting place makes a living from creating enamel signs in the old-fashioned way, but the shop is a superb hodgepodge of old-time bric-a-brac and antiques that could swallow you whole.
Top Choice Cafe in Langeland

Skovsgaard MadMarked

At Skovsgaard's entrance, this deli-cafe brims with fresh, organic local produce, some of it grown on the estate. Lunch plates include your choice of main dish with three salads and bread. Drinks include several loc…
Museum in Langeland

Skovsgaard

Spired and moated but more modest than many other publically accessible country manor houses, Skovsgaard is part nature-education centre, part organic farm, part museum and part gallery. What's most fascinating in t…
Gardens in Tranekær

Tickon

A unicorn’s horn sprouts in a glade. A river of tree trunks floods down a hillside. A giant basket disgorges a flood of boulders. These and 15 more naturalistic, outdoor art installations are set in over 200 acres o…
Castle in Tranekær

Tranekær Slot

Site of fortifications since the 13th century, Tranekær Slot has been in the hands of one noble family since 1659. The spired castle is mostly used for exclusive business meetings and pheasant-hunting stays, and the…
Cafe in Rudkøbing

Skovsgaard MadMarked Cafe

Rudkøbing's most enchanting cafe is great for coffee and cake, but is best known for its organic lunch plates, which include a main item along with three salads of your choice plus bread.
Archaeological Site in Bagenkop

Hulbjerg Jættestuen

Dating back to around 3200 BC, this tunnel-grave mound 2km south of Bagenkop is so well-enough preserved that you can confront your claustrophobic demons and crawl inside. It's a slightly disquieting experience, but…
African in Tranekær

Tranekær Slotskro

This 1802 village inn, 200m south of the castle, is run by a Tanzanian family who offer Indo-African cuisine (lunch sets include samosas, fried banana, couscous) alongside more typical Danish fare in a dining room w…