The government of Denmark has promulgated plans of creation of a continuous communication between Denmark and Germany on which construction it is required 8 - 11 years. The beginning of works probably the nearest 4 years.
The cost of transport communication in length of 18 km through the Fehmarn Belt (excepting an infrastructure on coast) can make 4 - 5,5 billion euro depending on the accepted technology. The offered variants provide a construction of four tunnels (two railway and two automobile) or immersing or the two-level bridge.
The connection of two islands from the Fehmarn Belt will reduce the distance between Copenhagen and Hamburg to 170 km. Now the service from the Danish island Lolland to the German island Femarn is possible only by ferry.
Lolland-island is in 125 kilometers to the southwest from Copenhagen.
Lolland is one of the most agricultural regions of Denmark. The significant part of its ground is occupied by plantings of sugar beet.
Near Bandholm there is a safari-park where exotic animals contain. The capital of island - Maribo is located on the coast of the Sonderso-lake. There is a cathedral of the XV century in the city. The favorite daughter of king Christian IV was buried there. She spent 22 years in imprisonment.