From 1110 Euro
This tour is for you, who are looking for an active holiday with overnight stay in lovely hotels.
You’ll have time to see the most important museums in Denmark and feel the breath of history when you explore old castles such as Kronborg Castle, Fredensborg Palace and Frederiksborg Castle - it’s like following in the footsteps of the old Danish kings.
North of Copenhagen you will also find picturesque nature and one of the most exclusive residential areas in Denmark. You will bike along wonderful coastlines with sandy beaches and charming marinas.
You’ll also get to spend some time in Copenhagen - the bike capital of the World.
Visit the Royal Palace housing the Danish queen, spend some time in the amusement park Tivoli in the midle of the city and feel the freedom as you experience the city on your bike.
Day 1: Arrival in Copenhagen.
After arriving at your hotel you have time to explore the Danish Capital. Visit Nyhavn, the Royal Castle or the amusement park Tivoli.
Overnight stay in central location of Copenhagen.
Day 2: Copenhagen to Helsingør - approx. 45 km.
Cycling through Copenhagen on your bike is a fantastic tour start. You will pass some of the famous sights such as the Little Mermaid and the famous beach “Bellevue”.
In Dyrehaven, the Royal hunting grounds, you will be cycling on peaceful paths surrounded by century old trees and curious deer. You can make a refreshment stop at “Bakken”, the oldest amusement park in the world, before reaching your hotel in Horsholm on the coast of the Sound (Oresund) between Denmark and Sweden.
In Rungsted you can visit Rungstedlund, the home of the Danish author Karen Blixen (world famous for “Out of Africa”), and in Humlebæk you can visit the Museum of Modern Art “Louisiana”, famous not only for its exhibitions, but for its beautiful architecture and location.
Overnight stay in Helsingør area.
Day 3: Helsingør area to Gilleleje - Approx. 30 km
Continue your bike tour along the coastline to Helsingør. Helsingør is unique with its views to the Swedish coast only 4 kms away. Stop to visit the old borough with the impressive Kronborg Castle (the castle from Shakespeare’s play “Hamlet”).
Continue along the North coast towards Hornbæk, with great views to the large ships that sail close to the coast. In Hornbæk you can find one of the best beaches in Denmark as well as a couple of excellent restaurants. After a good lunch you continue along the coast on narrow lanes passing a couple of lighthouses.
You arrive at Gilleleje – a lively fishing and yacht village and the northernmost town on Zealand as well as the most important harbour and holiday resort on the coast of northern Zealand. Here you will find a lovely beach and a nice harbour with great restaurants and you stay at the lovely Gilleleje Badehotel on the outskirts of the village. It is a very beautiful and classical Danish beach hotel overlooking the sea and the food is of high standard.
Overnight stay in Gilleleje
Day 4: Gilleleje to Hillerød - approx. 30 km
Leaving your lovely, classic seaside hotel overlooking the sea may prove a challenge, but the next target on the stage is Tisvildeleje, which also is worth a stop. Tisvildeleje is a more laidback seaside village close to the national park ”Tisvildehegn”. This is a nice place for your lunch before the stage continues away from the coast.
Cycle along a car-free cycle route to Helsinge and continue along one of the largest forests in Denmark, Grib Skov, to Hillerød. Ride directly through the park and the Frederikborg Castle and reach the market square where you will find a tiny ferry which will sail you “The most beautiful nautical mile in the world” around in the castle lake.
Overnight stay in Hillerød.
Day 5: Hillerød to Roskilde - approx. 40 km
Today you will be cycling to Roskilde, which was the starting point of the second stage of Tour de France in 2022.
From the rural countryside of Hillerød you head for Roskilde Bay and passing through Slangerup and Jyllinge. On your way you will find plenty of charming stops for a break.
Roskilde is yet another highlight on the tour. The Cathedral in Roskilde is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and holds 38 burial plots of Danish kings and queens. Do not forget to visit the harbour where you can see the Viking Ship Museum, the Viking ships and the boat yard.
Overnight stay in Roskilde.
Day 6: Roskilde to Copenhagen - 52 km
Today you will return to the coast while approaching Copenhagen from southwest.
You will ride through picturesque villages to the beaches south of the capital. A path takes you along the coast, away from the traffic, and all the way to the centre of Copenhagen.
Along the way you will pass small local harbours, white sandy beaches and the Arken Museum of Modern Art.
Overnight stay in the centrel Copenhagen
Day 7: Check out
Check out after breakfast or extend your stay with a few additional days in Copenhagen.
Mondays (day of arrival):
From Mon 06 May 2024 - Mon 30 Sept. 2024 (last departure)
Bike and prices:
All rentals include a lock, a waterproof rear saddle bag, a phone holder for handle bar, a repair kit and a helmet.
Included is also delivery/pick-up of bike at your hotel in Copenhagen.
Pick-up and return of bikes:
At your hotel in Copenhagen.
Extra nights, Copenhagen:
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