Sports: angling, sports centres, swimming pools, golf course, tennis court and sailing school. Culture: 5 different museums, art gallery, theatre and maritime harbour. The town has narrow old streets which are now pedestrian streets with charming squares, fascinating speciality shops and charming functioning workshops. The town is encircled by the blue Svendborg Sound, beaches with the environmental blue flag, and green beech forests just a few kilometres from the centre of town. The hostel was built in 1982 and newly renovated in 1997 and is located in the town centre. The hostel has table tennis, air hockey, football games, TV, bicycle hire, launderette with tumbler drier, confectionery and hot and cold drinks machines which can be found in cosy corners of the building. Freezing facilities and courtyard with barbecue.