(c) Johan Wieland Langeland
(c) Johan Wieland

Langeland is more than a small island in Denmark. It belongs to the region of Syddanmark and has 572 square kilometers, these result from a length of about 52 kilometers and a width of 11 kilometers. Langeland is located directly on the Baltic Sea and is therefore also known as the Baltic Sea island, the island is known to tourists. You can only gain access via a bridge or, of course, via one of the numerous waterways. The bridge also includes three other islands, including Siø, TÃ ¥ singe and Fyn. Around 13,000 people live on the island and have been part of a municipality since 2007. The place is a main part of the island world of Denmark, decisive for this is the Langelandsbelt, which forms an extension of the Danish access to the Baltic Sea.

The island was divided into two parts, which are called Harden. On the one hand there is the Nordharde and on the other hand the Südharde. Langeland is a municipality which forms the center of the island from Tranekaer, Fyn and Rudkøbing. The last three administrative districts mentioned are here. Rudkøbing is the main town in the municipality of Langefeld and Tranekaer includes Tranekær Castle, which is one of the most sought-after sights on the island. Other sights that are popular with tourists include the Ristinge Kliff, which is located on the southern part of Langefeld, where tourists can also experience the Keldsnor lighthouse, which is located at the fishing port or the Bagenkop sailing port. Saab J-35 Draken and MTG-23 are two terms that probably don’t mean anything to you, but the term jet fighter in the Cold War is more common, these two models are on view in the museum, which has been at the Langelandsfort military base since 1993.

Furthermore, there are numerous monuments that Langeland brings tourists in a row. The passage graves and dolmens, which are spread all over the island, stand out among these monuments. Nevertheless, the burial mounds, the ship settlement and settlements should not be diminished or neglected, as these are also prehistoric monuments
are designated.

Map of Langeland

To get to the geology, Langeland is a very hilly island, it has around 700 mountains, which are relatively small, each mountain is around 15 meters high. The hills are scattered all over the island, with the exception of Ristinge. Nature gave Denmark such a unique landscape through natural processes. Another highlight of the island is located on the Südharde, the geological attraction is called “ Keldsnor ” and is a beach lake, but not an ordinary beach lake, this was created by sea bays and is currently cut off from the open sea.

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