The Great Belt Bridge
Take a walk in the past
The Link interconnects the regions of Denmark and has made getting around Denmark a lot easier. The Eastern Bridge – the big, light suspension bridge with its characteristic cable profile and two 254 m pylons are the highest points in Denmark and bear the cables whose free span of 1,624 m is the second longest in the world. The Eastern Bridge itself is 6,790 m long, with a passage height of 65 m.The Eastern Bridge has become a popular symbol of Danish expertise and sound craftsmanship.
The East Tunnel for trains at 8,024 m long is Europe's second longest bored tunnel after the Channel Tunnel between France and England.
Prices and further information about the trip: www.storebaelt.dk
Half way across the Great Belt is the island of Sprogø, where the bridges and the tunnel meet. The little island and its lighthouse have played ever-changing roles in the history of Denmark.
Visit Southwest Zealand Tourist Information Office is only too pleased to organise guided tours to the island.
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