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A Town in Ruins - an 1864 guided town walk

On April 2nd and 3rd, 1864 Prussian cannons on Broagerland bombarded Sønderborg. Around a third of Sønderborg town was destroyed, and the residents were forced to flee.

The town walk takes you past buildings that are linked historically to the year 1864 and past locations were bombs landed and ruined the town. The guide explains about the locations of the Danish military installations and gives examples of the ways in which the inhabitants suffered and were subjected to losses because of the bombardment.

Language: Danish and German
Duration: Approx. 2 hrs.
Meeting place: In front of Sønderborg Tourist Office, Perlegade 50, 6400 Sønderborg

Tickets can only be purchased online at least 24 hours before. There is a limited number of tickets on sale because of Corona virus. We reserve the right to cancel tours in case of changes in restrictions.