Recommended routes

These are route suggestions from around Denmark.

 

We start with routes around the small Danish islands.

These small islands offer blue waves and unique scenery wherever you go.

The small islands are popular destinations both for cyclists and non-cyclists – for a day, a longer holiday or to add spice to a long cycle holiday. There are islands to suit any taste.

 

 

Avernakø (7,50 km)

Bike experiences on Avernakø offer hilly roads with a view to the surrounding archipelago. The trip on Avernakø takes you through Avernakø Town, past the two ‘May-poles’, the grocery store and the church. A low dam leads you to the adjacent island Korshavn. The two islands have been connected since 1937. Avernakø has a grocery store and places to eat.

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Drejø (9,32 km)

Bike experiences on Drejø are signified by beautiful nature experiences and splendid views of the surrounding archipelago. You will pass the island inn and grocery store, the church and the newly- restored Old Harbour. A visit to Gl. Elmegaard takes you on a journey back in time. Here you can also enjoy a nice cup of coffee with home-made cakes. Drejø has a grocery store with limited opening hours and selection.

 

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Hjortø (2,87 km)

A bike trip on Hjortø is short, yet full of beautiful nature and amazing views. For that reason, the island is particularly good for hiking and in several places it
is convenient to explore the island by foot. The island has no dining or shopping options, so please remember to bring along your own food and beverages.

 

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Birkholm (1,72 km)

Birkholm offers amazing views and a unique flora and fauna. The island is particularly good for hiking and in several places it is more convenient to explore the island by foot. The island has a small summer kiosk, yet no other dining or shopping options. So please remember to bring along your own food and beverages.

 

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Strynø (11,00 km)

The trip begins at the harbour, and leads you past Øhavets Smakkecenter and through the village with the ‘May Pole’ in the middle. On the other side of the island the route runs down to the sea and the old windmill. Back in town you pass the large local school opposite The Old Dairy. On the way back to the harbour you pass by the church, the inn and the grocery store. For guided tours visit the island‘s homepage.

 

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Skarø (5,18 km)

Like many of the other islands in the archipelago Skarø is marked by a star shaped road system, and therefore you can bike along different roads, with beautiful impressions along the way, and splendid views of the ocean when you reach the end of the roads. The trip takes you to the island church and a small maritime museum. There are a few dining options on the island, yet it is advised to book in advance.

 

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Sejerø (24,67 km)

The trip on Sejerø consists of both hilly and at stretches. The road system is well developed, and you can ride your bike in wide open spaces, along the coastline and through beautiful forest areas. You will bike through numerous villages, and there is a good possibility of taking a rest along the way. Sejerø has a grocery store and several dining places.

 

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Nekselø (5,25 km)

The small island of Nekselø offers beautiful nature with a splendid view of the fields and the ocean. A visit to the church is recommendable. A bike trip on Nekselø is short, yet hard, as the island is very hilly. For that reason, the island is particularly good for hiking, and in several places it is more convenient to leave the bike behind, as you explore the island by foot.

The island has no shopping or dining options, so do remember to bring along your own food and beverages.

 

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Orø (19,58 km)

Orø is one of the larger of the small islands, where you find both at stretches and hilly terrains. The suggested trip begins at the island’s tourist office, also bicycle rental location. The bike route takes you through several villages, past the island’s museums, shops and galleries, the harbour and the beach, and across beautiful open spaces overlooking the ord. Orø has a grocery store, an inn and several unique dining locations.

 

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Omø (12,37 km)

Omø offers routes in various terrains with both a few challenging climbs, at stretches and also a whiz downhill. On top of the island you have a view over the island itself and the Great Belt. A bike ride passing the beautiful marshland takes you to the lighthouse. Omø has a grocery store, eating- and shopping options, as well as an art exhibition.

 

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Femø (11,68 km)

Bike experiences on Femø offer a hilly terrain, small villages and beautiful scenery. There are many different roads to bike on and all depending on temper and time Femø has a lot to offer. On your trip you will pass by the island church, several fruit orchards and minor villages, as well as nice public parks. Around the island you will find beautiful decorated benches, so feel free to take a well- deserved break. Femø has a grocery store and an inn.

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Fejø (28,43 km)

During your trip on Fejø you will, amongst many things, pass by the island church and the newly restored mill with an adjacent café. There are many bicycle options, all with beautiful views of
the ocean and especially the many fruit orchards. A short trip to the small island of Skalø is also recommendable. There are several dining options on the island and a grocery store. For guided trips see the island homepage.

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Askø-Lilleø (11,28 km)

Die beiden Inseln im ”Smålandshavet” bieten gerade und ache Strecken mit großartiger Aussicht über Meer und Obstplantagen. Die Radtour nach Lilleø geht auf einem kleinen tiefen Deich, wobei man das Gefühl bekommt, draußen auf dem Meer zu fahren. Auf Lilleø können Sie herumfahren um die vielen Obstplantagen zu sehen, oder ein mitgebrachtes Butterbrot am Strand genießen. Auf Askø passieren Sie eine kleine Galerie und kommen an der Kirche, Museum und an Der Alten Schule vorbei. Askø

hat ein Lebensmittelgeschäft.

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Barsø (3,70 km)

Barsø is located in the Genner Bay in Southern Jutland. A bike trip on Barsø is short, yet offers beautiful nature and amazing views of the sea. For that reason, the island is particularly good for hiking and in several places it is also more convenient to leave the bike behind, as you explore the island by foot. It is possible to walk along the coastline almost all around the island. The island has a small summer kiosk, yet no other dining or shopping options, so please remember to bring along your own food and beverages.

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Hjarnø (7,55 km)

Bike trips on Hjarnø lead you far around the island with a beautiful ocean view. There is plenty of opportunity to take a rest, and enjoy the view from any of the picnic tables that are placed around the island. The bike trip on Hjarnø takes you by the small eatery, “The Old Blacksmith”. Further down the same road you will find a regular camp site, with a small convenience store with everyday groceries available during the summer months.

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Baagø (9,77 km)

Baagø offers flat bicycle routes with a view to the Little Belt, Funen and Jutland. The route takes you through the island village with its well-preserved farms and in to beautiful natural surroundings. There are several minor tracks, encouraging you to leave your bike behind, as you explore the island by foot. There is a summer shop with limited everyday goods.

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Lyø (8,81 km)

A bike trip on Lyø takes you far around, with splendid views of the surrounding archipelago and of a rich bird life. You will find good roads and a bike trip can lead you pass a bird sanctuary and the mysterious bell rock. On the way you pass the island church, with Lyø Culture- and Visiting Centre right next to it. The island has a grocery store and several accommodation options. For guided tours visit the island’s webpage.

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Egholm (4,40 km)

The route on Egholm is on gravel roads with views of the fjord and the city. In Egholm town you will find beautiful old farms, and if you drag your bike through a small bit of forest, you then enter the open landscape. From one of the many picnic tables, it is possible for you to walk all the way down to the seashore and enjoy the view of the bay, birds and sometimes seals.

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Anholt (7,60 km)

Anholt with its hilly landscapes, beautiful forests, beaches and a unique island desert, sometimes inspires you to leave your bike, in order for you to explore the interesting nature by foot. The bike trip takes you to Anholt Town, where you will find a café, a grocery store, the church and a tourist agency.

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