1864 – Guided town walk
On April 2nd and 3rd, 1864 Prussian cannons bombarded Broagerland 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.
Town walks in 2019:
July: 2, 16 and 30
Meeting place: Sønderborg Tourst Office, Perlegade 50, 6400 Sønderborg.
Tourbegin: 3 pm.
Price: DKK 50,- (from 13 years)
The walk lasts for around two hours.
Language: Danish and German