Cycling in Denmark

You’d be hard pressed to find a better cycling destination than Denmark. With over 12,000km of sign-posted cycle routes, gentle terrain, inspirational nature and short distances between amenities, Denmark is a country made for cyclists. It’s safe, easy and great fun. So get on your bike and take a cycling holiday in Denmark, with the help of our information on cycle route planning, bike hire in Denmark and recommended sights and attractions along the way.

A cycling nation

Cycling in Denmark is easy and a convenient way of getting around. This page will give you practical tips and inspiration for a really enjoyable bike vacation in Denmark.


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Video: San Francisco to Copenhagen... by bike!

Life seems bigger on a bike!

Ever dreamt of setting out to see a country by bike? You can in Denmark - a small country of gentle inclines and full of wonderful sights and attractions. We've gathered 25 perfect cycle routes in two easy guides, one for the West Coast of Denmark and another for Denmark's East Coast.

Video: Life seems bigger on a bike

Practical help and ideas

With so many people on two wheels, it's no wonder that hiring a bike in Denmark is so easy. Here's how to get your hands on a bike, where in the country you can cycle on sign-posted routes and much more.


Denmark is safe, well sign-posted and blessed with gentle cycling terrain!

Cycling the capital

Copenhagen is one of the most bike-friendly cities in the world. Not only is it safe and easy to get around, but Copenhageners themselves are mad for cycling, so getting on a bike here will bring you up close to real Danish culture.

Welcome to the world's most bike-crazy capital city!

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