2. North Sea Nature Park
With its coastal heather heaths and windswept pine woodland the North Sea Nature Park offers a sense of the great outdoors. Dotted with historic villages, the area is also a perfect location for a combined cycling trip and a stay at one of the many holiday homes, many of which are nestled amongst the dunes. The area also offers family resorts such as Hvidbjerg Strand Feriepark, which in 2014 was hailed as the resort with ‘Europe’s best holiday cabins’, according to the Dutch ANWB Camping Association. Hvidbjerg also offers a spa, an indoor waterpark and horse riding on the wide-open sandy beaches.
Where: West coast (South Jutland, part of the West Coast Route)
Distance: 26 km
Powered by Cycling: Panorama is a new initiative that makes it easier for holidaymakers in Denmark to experience some of the best the nation has to offer. The Panorama initiative offers 26 new looped cycling routes that branch out from two of Denmark’s most scenic national cycling route - the West Coast Route and the Berlin-Copenhagen Route. The short routes have been upgraded with new cycling infrastructure and an international hospitality quality labelling system - Bike+Bed. Many of these routes offer a unique chance to explore nature, heritage and family attractions in Denmark by pedal power.
Denmark has more than 12,000 km of designated bicycle routes. And with cycle-friendly cities and 11 national cycle routes, Denmark is a great destination for cycling holidays.
78% of travellers cite nature as their main reason for visiting Denmark.
29% of all tourists visiting Denmark hop on a bike.
95% of travellers who cycle in Denmark prefer short cycling trips – also to discover historic attractions and local gastronomy.
31% of travellers who cycle in Denmark also visit family attractions, such as theme parks and zoos.