King Valdemar built fortresses on the island of Sprogø, in Korsør and in Nyborg to protect the Great Belt and maintain the important east-west arterial route in the Danish kingdom.800 years later, the Great Belt is still the most vital transportation route in Denmark.
Price: DKK 36.2 billion
Inauguration of the railway: 1997
Inauguration of the motorway: 1998
Length: Approx. 23 km
The West Bridge: 6.6 km long consisting of 63 bridge piers
The East Bridge: 6.8 km long with a free span of 1,624 m, making it the world’s third largest suspension bridge
Tunnel: 8 km long, making it Europe’s second-longest tunnel under water
Enjoy the view over the Great Belt and experience the Great Belt Bridge at close range on the viewing plateau, where you can stand around 2 metres beneath the unique construction and experience the bridge from a different but impressive angle.