Cycling routes in Horsens

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Horsens is also beautiful nature – all the way from east to west. Enjoy the nature and push the pedals at your own pace on one of our many bicycle routes. You can choose the beautiful and hilly terrain around Klostermølle and Sukkertoppen overlooking Mossø. 

Inspiration for your next cycling trip or bicycling holiday

We have collected the most popular bicycling routes and cycling experiences in Horsens and its surroundings for you here.

The most child-friendly trail is The Nature Trail between Horsens and Silkeborg as it is an old railway line and, therefore, largely situated in flat terrain. It also includes a bridle path.

When the Giro d’Italia took place in Denmark in 2012, one of the stages started and ended in Horsens. The route of the stage passes Denmark’s highest point, Yding Skovhøj.

There are many possibilities – just take your pick.

VisitHorsens recommends

The Nature Trail Horsens-Silkeborg

The nature trail between Horsens and Silkeborg aprox. 61 km and takes you across ' The Uncovered Bridge' . The nature trail along the old Bryrup railway takes you through the beautiful and hilly sea high-land. The trail’s path is split into two – one side with grapple for horses and one w...

Around the inlet - experience Horsens Fjord by bicycle

Horsens Fjord is one of the most beautiful inlets in Denmark, surrounded by spectacular and diverse nature. On a bike trip around the inlet, you will be riding past beaches and fields, and passing through forests, charming villages, islands and of course the town of Horsens with all its po...

Video: TravelDudes visit Horsens

Horsens and its surrounding area is the perfect place to explore nature, island life and prison life by bike. Hear more about this from the travel-bloggers TravelDudes who have been on a bicycle holiday in Denmark.

Watch the video: Traveldudes on bike holiday in Denmark

Photo: Travel Dudes

Stop off at these places

The Uncovered Bridge (Den Genfundne Bro)

Experience beautiful engineering from 1899 at The Uncovered Bridge This unique tourist attraction for the whole family was hidden within a dam str...

The Sugar Loaf (Sukkertoppen)

In wooded terrain lies one of Denmark’s largest hills; The Sugar Loaf (Sukkertoppen) with a magnificent view of the beautiful nature of the Danish Lak...

The Monastery Mill (Klostermølle)

Klostermølle  (monastery mill) is situated where the Gudenå runs into Lake Mossø. It is a large group of buildings, previously housing a paper mill. I...

Yding Skovhøj – Denmark’s highest point

Horsens is located in one of the hilliest areas of Denmark and Denmark’s highest points are located near the city. You find Denmark’s highest point in...

Rent a free bike

If you did not bring your bicycle, do not panic – because, in Horsens, you can rent a bike for free. 

Free bike rental in Horsens

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Outdoor activities

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The Alrø-Hjarnø bicycle ferry

Enjoy the cosy trip with the small bicycle ferry that sails on Horsens Fjord. Experience the charming islands of the fjord with beautiful scenery, an authentic island atmosphere and delicious eateries.

Digital map off hiking- and cycling trails on Gudenåen

Bicycle routes in Horsens