ACROSS DENMARK ON BIKE
Copenhagen & North Zealand
With over 12,000 km of sign-posted cycle routes, gentle terrain, inspirational nature and short distances between amenities, Denmark is a country made for cyclists. It’s safe, easy and great fun. Explore the best wonderful Copenhagen, the king´s Roskilde and Helsingør with the castle Kronborg, green landscapes and Øresund´s beautiful coast and beaches.
- 1.DAY: Copenhagen, arrival in Copenhagen, the city designed for bikers and lively experience
- 2.DAY: Copenhagen - Helsingør (48 km), you leave Copenhagen and go North, on the way to Helsingør you bike mostly along the Øresund coast and the famous beach at Bellevue, in Helsingør visit Kronborg Castle
- 3.DAY: Helsingør - Helsinge/Hillerød area (45 km), from Helsingør along the coast to the famous sea side resorts Hornbæk and Gilleleje, through the woods of Gribskov, pass the beautiful lake Esrum Sø and stay overnight in Helsinge/Hillerød
- 4.DAY: Helsinge/Hillerød - Hundested (40-48 km), go North to the sea along the coast and wonderful beaches to charming small villages and leisure area in Tisvildeleje and Liseleje, through the Tisvildeleje woods and nature park to Hundested
- 5.DAY: Hundested - Holbæk (52 km), ferry ride from the harbour in Hundested to Rørvig on the other side of the bay Isefjorden (25 mintues), you arrive at the peninsula Odsherred and ride along the coasts of 3 bays Isefjord, Lammefjord and Holbæk Fjord to the medieval city Holbæk
- 6.DAY: Holbæk - Roskilde (47 km), along the Southern part of Isefjord bay, through green countryside and small cities, along Roskilde Bay to Roskilde - famous city for vikings, bishops and kings
- 7.DAY: Roskilde - Copenhagen (44 km)
Esbjerg - Nyborg - Copenhagen
The cycle route Esbjerg - Nyborg - Copenhagen is the National Cycle Route 6 (West) and takes about 325 km.
- the route runs from Esbjerg, the port of entry from England and finishes at the Lake in Tivoli Gardens in Copenhagen
- along the way you experience Danish farmland with black-white cows in Jutland and waving corn fields on the islands of Funen and Sealand
- Odense has several routes through the center, including alont the River Odense, this city has been appointed as Denmark´s national cycle city, but has other attractions, such as H.C.Andersen House and Museum, etc.
- to cross the Great Belt you must use the train service between Nyborg and Korsør (about 15 minutes) and costs appr. 111 DK per person one way
Søndervig - Copenhagen
The cycle route Søndervig - Copenhagen is the National Cycle Route 4 and takes about 330 km. You travel from the flattest part of western Jutland and the route takes you over the highest "peaks" in the country, to the hill and lake district of central Jutland. Your really get to experience how the landscape changes at the Jutland Ridge. The route runs mainly along local roads - you visit the worlds smallest metropolis Aarhus, Kattegat, Sjælland and Viking towns as Lejre and Roskilde.
- the route includes the old royal road from Kallundborg to Copenhagen