Set the stage in Aarhus, the vibrant capital of Jutland. A Viking city by birthright, Aarhus was originally called Ārōs.
Denmark is a land of more than 400 islands and 4700 miles of coast line. In Denmark you are never more than 30 miles from the sea. And whether you choose to visit Denmark in summer or winter, the sea is always part of the bigger picture.
A super way to experience Denmark’s nature is to hire a ranger, or guide, to tell you about interesting things along the way. Find out more about this service at your local tourist office or at the visitors centres located in Denmark’s national parks.
The Nature Agency produces information leaflets containing maps and descriptions of all public nature areas in Denmark.
The gently undulating landscape of South Sealand and the flat islands of Lolland and Falster are great places to get on your bike and cycle round the region. Cycle routes are easy to find and well sign-posted.
Sejerø is a beautiful and peaceful island, with undulating landscape and many small swimming beaches. Visit the old church, with its fine fresco paintings, or any of the many burial mounds on the island. You can reach the island by ferry from Havnsø.
Cyclists love West Zealand, with its many sign-posted cycle routes and easy access from Copenhagen. Hike the area’s many popular sign-posted routes, such as those across the Odsherred peninsula.