Hiking - Editorial
Golf and angling
South Jutland is a haven for golfers, with numerous challenging golf courses across the region. Anglers can enjoy the best angling waters in the country in South Jutland.
Why not experience the green island of Samsø at the helm of a prairie wagon? You can hire a prairie wagon for a week’s holiday and take in the island’s sights at a relaxed pace.
Mols Bjerge National Park
Head out into Denmark’s second national park, the Mols Hills (Mols Bjerge) on the Djursland peninsula. Explore its hilly heathland, dotted with mulberry bushes, bogs, beach meadows and interesting sights, such as the ruins of Kalø Castle.
You can see spectacular views of the whole park at the Jernhatten ridge. The central area of the park is made up of high heathlands, forests and large open pastures, while along the coast there are many great beaches to discover.
The Nature Agency produces information leaflets containing maps and descriptions of all public nature areas in Denmark.
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.
Back from extinction
The rugged North
Try the old coast walking trails and cycling routes for fantastic views of the island. If you dive, there are many shipwrecks along Bornholm’s north and east coasts waiting to be explored.
A land shaped by ice
Where two seas meet
Stand in two different seas at Grenen, Denmark’s most northerly point or visit Råbjerg Mile, Denmark's largest shifting sand dune, which is slowly moving from west to the east.
You’ll experience superb conditions for windsurfing, with some of the best in Europe found at Klitmøller, on the West Coast.
You will witness a very special light when the weather is clear at Odsherred, a peninsula jutting out into the mouth of Isefjord. From here, you can see beautiful views as far as the eye can see.
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.
Møns Klint is an unmissable experience when you are in South Zealand. The trails at the cliff top weave through woodland and are excellent hikes, offering you superb views out into the Baltic Sea. You might glance some of the region’s rare orchids on your hike here.
The gently undulating landscape of South Zealand 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.
Life's a beach
Beach life is an important part of North Zealand culture and there are different types of beach to tempt you. The North Coast is lined in places with steep cliffs, especially near Vejby and Gilbjerg Head, Zealand's northernmost point.