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Northern Jutland

Cycle routes in North Jutland

Experience the Forces of Nature - Panorama Route 410 (43,32 km)

Agger, Bedsted, Hurup creek

Looking for a challenge? Here you are: This route offers 41 magnificently challenging kilometres on the edge of Thy National Park – with plenty of fresh air, fantastic views, green plantations, atmospheric towns and cultural highlights along the way.

 

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Panoramarute 411 (35,12 km)

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Nature's Treasure Chest- Panorama Route 412 (48,60 km)

Blokhus, Hune – Circular Route

A wonderfully long daytrip on paved and gravel roads through a distinctive landscape in which peat has been cut for many generations. Look forward to sea air, plantations, marshes and varied flora and fauna.

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Billowing Waves and Broad Beaches - Panoramarute 413 (29,23 km)

Blokhus, Saltum, Hune – Circular Route

A great family route with many excellent places to park up along the way.

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High above the Sea - Panorama Route 414 (46,54 km)

Hirtshals – Circular Route

There are cycle rides and then there are challenges that really require will power and air in both tyres and lungs. This route takes you to the top where the magnificent view more than makes up for the challenge.

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Close to the Underwater World - Panorama Route 415 (33,69 km)

Hirtshals – Circular Route

Bring along your fishing licence and rods on this tranquil route along sea- and riverside – but it is not without its cycling challenges.

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Where Birds of Prey Rule the Skies - Panorama Route 416 (41,39 km)

Hulsig, Ålbæk – Circular Route

Every spring, thousands of birds migrate above Skagen, but magnificent landscapes await no matter the location on this route in North Jutland.

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Mariager Fjord Route - Regional Route 32 (63,73 km)

Hobro, Hadsund, Mariager – Circular Route

Many people believe that Mariager Fjord is the most beautiful in Denmark. As soon as you have cycled from Hobro to Hadsund and back along the south side of the fjord, you will probably agree. Remember to bring a pair of binoculars because birdlife here is fantastic.

 

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The Hvalpsund Route - Regional Route 29 (56,04 km)

Nibe, Aars, Haubro

56 comfortable, paved kilometres on a nature trail along a disused railway await in this very beautiful part of western Himmerland.

 

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The Himmerland Trail - Regional Route 35 (80,71 km)

Løgstør-Viborg

Welcome to Denmark’s longest rail trail: 80 glorious kilometres on a comfortable cycle trail with a pleasant surface and no tiring hills.

 

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The Vendsyssel Route - Regional Route 59 (42,48 km)

Saltum Strand-Jyske Ã…s

Three quarters of this section are paved. One quarter is gravel road and the whole 42-kilometre route is a family-friendly joy.

 

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Central Jutland

Cycle Routes Central Jutland

Vejle - Billund (36,26 km)

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Hedensted (90,72 km)

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Regionalrute 29 Silkborg-Randers (61,90 km)

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Bindeballestien-Regionalrute 36 (36,26 km)

Vejle - Bindeballe - Billund

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Bryrupbanestien - Regionalrute 31 (62,12 km)

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Around the Fjord - Local Route 760 (91,90 km)

Ringkobing Fjord, Hvide Sande, Ringkobing, Bork Harbour

 

Set aside a whole day or two for the route around Ringkøbing Fjord. It is almost 100 kilometres long with a great deal to see along the way.

 

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Samsø - Regional Route 35 (27,59 km)

Samsø is a wonderful, family-friendly and relatively flat island for cycling. The scenery here is nothing less than fantastic. The inhabitants of Samsø look after their island well: they have renewable energy and are entirely self-sufficient.

 

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The Gjerrild Rail Trail (32,03 km)

Gjerrild–Ryomgaard – Rail Trail

The Ryomgård-Gjerrild-Grenaa Railway operated from 1911 to 1956. The rail trail was overgrown for 50 years, but is now a lovely and very tranquil cycle and hiking route.

 

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The Alhede Trail - Regional Route 21 (46,82 km)

Herning-Viborg

Trains ran on the Alhede Railway between Viborg and Herning from 1906-1977. Today the section is a lovely and tranquil hiking, riding and – not least – cycle route.

 

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Between Sea and Fjord - Panorama Route 407 (43,19 km)

Bork Harbour, Danish North Sea Nature Park, Nymindegab – Circular Route

A nice, long daytrip can be found between the North Sea and Ringkøbing Fjord which offers many different kinds of adventure – both cultural and scenic.

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The Birds Fjord - Panorama Route 408 (25,59 km)

Vedersø Klit, Stadil, Vest Stadil Fjord – Circular Route

Every spring and autumn, thousands of migrating birds use this location as their resting area, but many non-migratory birds can also be found here which guarantees a great experience no matter what the time of year.

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Sky, Sea and Art - Panorama Route 409 (44,66 km)

Lemvig, Trans, Strande, Nissum Bredning – Circular Route

A long circular route with some slightly rigorous sections between the North Sea and Limfjorden where beautiful images await both indoors and out.

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Kulturringen Rønde (47,36 km)

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Kulturringen Hjarnø - Juelsminde (90,72 km)

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South Jutland

Cycle Route South Jutland

Grænseruten (131,37 km)

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The Commander and the Whale - Panorama Route 402 (29,05 km)

Rømø – Circular Route

In the 18th century, the inhabitants of Rømø made a good living from whaling. This route takes its name from the captain of the whaling ship (‘commander’ in Dutch) and these great mammals.

 

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Vikings and the Wadden Sea - Panorama Route 403 (27,23 km)

Ribe, Wadden Sea – Circular Route

Ribe is Denmark’s oldest city. This route takes cyclists right to the heart of Danish history. The scenery is so beautiful that UNESCO has named it a World Heritage Site.

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Wind beneath your Wings - Panorama Route 404 (26,35 km)

Fano - Circular Route

A long section along the North Sea, through the plantation and back along the Wadden Sea: this route guarantees fresh air with a whiff of salt water, wild rabbits, lots of wading birds and earthenware dogs in the windows.

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The North Sea Nature Park - Panorama Route 405 (25,90 km)

Vejers Strand, Oksbøl – Circular Route

To the south, the Danish North Sea Nature Park borders the Wadden Sea National Park. Irrespective of the time of year, this route provides a very rare experience of nature. We recommend taking this route in September.

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Ride on Water - Panorama Route 406 (20,90 km)

Henne Strand, Filsø, Blåbjerg – Circular Route

The name of the route should be taken literally as the route offers a lovely and safe ride around – and over – Filsø which, after having undergone nature restoration, is the second largest lake in Jutland.

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Funen

Cycle Routes Funen

Regionalrute 30 (38,63 km)

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Regionalrute 31 (32,42 km)

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Regionalrute 32 (33,14 km)

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Regionalrute 33 (3,32 km)

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Regionalrute 40 (25,44 km)

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Kerteminde - Regional Route 41+42 (30,03 km)

The peninsula of Hindsholm north of Kerteminde is one of Denmark’s most picturesque areas. The only downside is a road with some traffic, so remember to bring a helmet.

The route is about 57 kilometres long and only a couple of kilometres are on unpaved roads.

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Regionalrute 42 (17,57 km)

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Regionalrute 43 (12,49 km)

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Odense - Kerteminde - Regional Route 45 (23,89 km)

This route is relatively short with only 24 paved kilometres, but there is much to see along the way. No need to bring bicycles as these can be rented in Kerteminde.

Set aside a few hours to see the highlights of Kerteminde before venturing out onto the route. The harbour is atmospheric. Visit the Johannes Larsen Museum which is housed in the Funen painter’s home on Møllebakken.

 

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Regionalrute 50 (56,42 km)

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Regionalrute 51 (62,77 km)

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Odense-Svendborg - Regional Route 55 (59,61 km)

Sailing, workhouse, fairy-tale castle, Ice Age, open-air museum, giraffes... This family-friendly route offers many and very different experiences.

The hill down towards Svendborg Sound has been the site of a beautiful maritime town since the 13th century. Take time to have a look around before starting the route. Maybe a trip on the water if the youngest members of the family have sufficiently strong sea legs?

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Regionalrute 60 (43,23 km)

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Regionalrute 65 (52,32 km)

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Regionalrute 70 (43,32 km)

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Regionalrute 71 (21,22 km)

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Regionalrute 75 (48,91 km)

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Regionalrute 79 (113,77 km)

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Ærø - Regional Route 90+91+92 (60,03 km)

People on the island of Ærø love cycling – and it is easy to understand why. Attractive villages, atmospheric harbours, fantastic scenery and wonderful beaches make the route around the island ideal for families.

Start the trip by walking around the market town with its cobbled streets, small squares and many listed buildings from the 17th and 18th centuries.

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Lolland-Falster and Moen

Cycle Routes Lolland-Falster Moen

Sundruten (46,71 km)

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Fun on the Pedals - Panorama Route 417 (18,77 km)

Marielyst, Væggerløse, Marrebæk - Circular Route

A cycle ride is in itself a guarantee of fun, but why not choose a route that gives children a chance to burn up some energy during breaks?

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Coast to Coast - Panorama Route 418 (41,60 km)

Marielyst-Hasselø-Nykøbing Falster-Idestrup - Circular Route

Lots of beautiful scenery, birds, medieval castles, art and culture - the route from coast to coast on the island of Falster is relatively short, but wide-ranging.

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In the quit of the green woods - Panorama Route 420 (30,17 km)

Nykøbing Falster-Nordbyen - Circular Route

Take a ride into the forest and enjoy the beautiful landscape of Falster. If the group includes very young children, the route can be shortened to 11.5 kilometres while still being a great adventure.

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On top of the World - Panorama Route 421 (17,09 km)

Panorama-bike route 421 - Denmark's mountain route

This route ascends through the hilly landscape around Møns Klint and you will definitely work up a sweat! But the hard work will all be worth it when you get to enjoy the breathtaking vistas of Møns Klint.

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Take the family exploring - Panoramarute 422 (27,22 km)

Panorama Route 422 – Island Hopping Møn and Nyord

This route combines a vibrant medieval town, peaceful country roads, flat coastal meadows, superb bird life and the charming car-free island of Nyord. The route is perfect for families as well as those seeking a tranquil trip to enjoy the silence.

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Life is sweet - Panorama Route 423 (21,33 km)

The route takes you around Stege Nor, where you can discover small villages that are home to plenty of artisans and farm shops. In Stege, you will pass by Møn Bolcher where you can visit the sweet factory, or enjoy a break in one of Stege’s inviting cafés.

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Zealand

Cycle Routes Zeeland

Copenhagen and North Zealand

Cycle Routes Copenhagen & North Zeeland

Bornholm

Cycle Routes Bornholm

Regionalrute 22 - Robbedale - Årsdale (32,51 km)

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Regionalrute 23 -Rønne - Helligdommen (18,99 km)

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National routes

National Cycle Routes

North Sea Cycle Route - National Route 1 (562,52 km)

Rudbøl - Skagen

 

No other national route in Denmark contains contrasts as great as the West Coast Route. To the south, rich, flat marshland. To the north, steep and dramatic sand dunes. The West Coast Route is the story of man and sea. A 560-kilometre-long story about life on nature's terms.

 

Approx. 70% of the route is paved, but long sections consist of sand and gravel tracks. We recommend solid tyres.

 

The West Coast Route forms part of the European EuroVelo Route no. 12 which is part of the North Sea Cycle Route running from Scotland to Norway. The route is the longest cycle route in the world and runs through seven countries. Find out much more about the North Sea Cycle Route at

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The Ancient Road - National Route 3 (453,21 km)

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Østkystruten - National Route 5 (682,20 km)

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Østersøruten - Baltic Sea Route - National Route 8 (947,77 km)

This latest addition to Denmark’s nationwide cycle network takes you on an exhilarating and unforgettable island-hopping cycling adventure. Stretching out across 820km, and connected by bridges and ferries, the Baltic Sea Route (N8) is Denmark’s longest official cycle route, featuring the most beautiful coastal regions in Denmark.

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Elsinore-Gedser - National Route 9 (321,24 km)

The Danish section of the international cycle route from Berlin to Copenhagen and on to Elsinore offers spectacular natural scenery with a wide range of cultural highlights. The sea plays the starring role most of the way.

A useful resource for planning your route is the www.bike-berlin-copenhagen.com website.

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Around Bornholm - National Route 10 (123,07 km)

Taking a cycle ride around this rocky and picturesque island is something that has to be experienced at least once in a lifetime. The 105 kilometres can be done in one day, but why not divide the trip into four days and experience the island and its round churches, rocks and unique scenery more fully? The bicycle is the best place from which to view all of the highlights of the island.

 

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The Limfjord Route - National Route 12 (657,98 km)

Limfjorden is one of the most beautiful areas in Denmark and a cycle on National Route 12 is perhaps the best way to experience the wonderful scenery. Remember to bring swimwear and a pair of binoculars – as you will be needing both.

 

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Eurovelo 10 - Denmark (568,95 km)

The Danish part of the international Eurovelo 10 route goes by some of the most beautiful spots in Denmark.

The EU supported project Biking South Baltic project supports the development of the EV10 route in Denmark, Germany and Poland.

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Book: Cykelture i Danmark

Cykelture i Danmark Cycling Routes in Denmark is a practical guide to exciting cycle trips across Denmark. The book reviews the best cycle routes by region and provides descriptions of sights along the way.

It contains both family cycle routes and more challenging routes for the cycling enthusiast.

The book was published in April 2019 and is available in bookshops.

Cycle routes from the book can be downloaded on this page.