Cyclists crossing a bridge in Copenhagen

Grand Départ

Photo:Daniel Rasmussen - Copenhagen Media Center&© Daniel Villadsen
Tour de France

Europe's most bike-friendly nation

With a network of national cycle routes spanning 4,770 kilometers and a strong cycling culture come rain or shine, Denmark is Europe’s most bike-friendly nation. We were delighted to host the start of the world’s most prestigious cycling race in 2022. The Tour de France Grand Départ rolled through some of Denmark’s most historic cities, beautiful landscapes and past breathtaking architecture. 

Scroll on to find press kits and all you need to know about the places along the route

Find facts and figures on cycling in Denmark here

Stage 1

Voted World's Best Cycling City in 2019, Copenhagen was the first stop on the route, showcasing Amalienborg Castle, the Little Mermaid, parks, waterfront scenes and more. 

See Copenhagen press kit here 

Fietsvakantie bestemmingen, Denemarken, Kopenhagen

Explore cycling in Copenhagen

Photo: Astrid Maria Rasmussen - Copenhagen Media Center

Stage 2

A historic start in front of Roskilde Cathedral, a windswept sprint across the Great Belt Bridge and a spectacular finish in Nyborg. Just wow. 

Download Roskilde presskit here 

Download Nyborg presskit here

Cyclist in Roskilde, Denmark

Full speed in Roskilde

Photo: © VisitFjordlandet
Fietsvakantie bestemmingen, Denemarken, Tour de France route 2022

Nyborg on two wheels

Photo: © Daniel Villadsen

Stage 3

From challenging hills in Vejle, to the historic Jelling Rune Stones, Christiansfeld UNESCO World Heritage site, and a final sprint to the finish line in Sønderborg. 

Download Vejle press kit here

Download Sønderborg press kit here

Top 10 Actieve Vakantie bestemmingen: Denemarken

Go off road in Vejle

Photo: © Elliott Hope Studio
Couple with bikes at Sønderborg Castle, South Jutland

Bike through Sønderborg

Photo: Daniel Villadsen

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