Cycling the Dane way



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Cycling Holidays in Denmark

Cycling the Dane way

The do's

How to navigate in the traffic

Follow these simple rules and you will blend into the Danish traffic environment.

Following these rules will also help you be understood by other cyclists, cars and busses in the traffic.

Indicate that you wish to turn to the right

When turning to the right, hold out our

arm to the right. Same goes of course when you

want to turn left.

Indicate that you wish to stop

If for example you want to stop when

cycling the cycle lane - hold up your left arm

a few seconds before stopping.


Cycling Copenhagen

Overtaking other cyclists on the cycle lane

Look back over your left shoulder, before overtaking

other cyclists, to make sure other cyclists are not about

to overtake you.

Biking in Copenhagen

Cycle helmet or not

It is not required by Danish law to wear a helmet,

but more and more Danes choose to wear one.


Take the bike on the Sub-way (S-Tog)

Take bikes on the S-trains in Copenhagen

The Danes often bring their bikes on the S-Tog within

greater Copenhagen.

It is free of charge to bring the bike on

the S-Tog.

By train

Fees apply for regional and intercity trains. Tickets

can be bought at the stations.

The don'ts

Accordning to Danish Traffic rules:

  • do not cycle on the pavement/sidewalk
  • do not turn right when traffic lights are red, unless it is indicated by a permitting sign post
  • do not cycle in the opposite direction in one-way streets. However, in some streets in the inner city is allowed (look out for the sign posts).
Biking in Copenhagen area
Cycling Copenhagen
Cycling Copenhagen, Denmark

Denmark is the perfect place  for a cycling holiday, and even if you're here for a short visit, what better way to get aournd and see and explore the surrounding area than from a  bicycle. 

Its  easy and quick, and most of all it gives you the freedom to stop anywhere you like.

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