Whether you begin your tour shopping, strolling through town to the old harbour with its little mermaid, or visiting Tivoli Gardens – the charm of Denmark’s capital will put you in the mood for the next days of your tour.
Day 1: Arrival in Copenhagen. Sundays from Koge
Feel free to explore the town on your own initiative. All points of interest are easily reached by bike, foot, or bus. It is definitely worthwhile to book an extended stay at the beginning or end of your tour. Overnight stay in Copenhagen.
Day 2: Copenhagen – Køge, app. 43-56 km
Cycle south along the beaches of Copenhagen and continue on the Berlin-Copenhagen Cycle Route to the small town of Køge. A beautiful medival market square and Denmarks oldest court house await you there. Enjoy the nearby white sand beach and take time for daydreaming or a refreshing swim. Overnight stay in Køge.
Day 3: Køge – Næstved, app. 61 km
Today’s stretch takes you through Zealands green South to one of the islands oldest towns on the West coast, Næstved. Take an excursion to the castle of Gavnø. There are over ½ million bulbs, a rose garden, and many rare plants and trees on the castle grounds. You may want to visit the theme park, Bonbon Land or the glass factory nearby. Overnight stay in Næstved.
Day 4: Næstved – Korsør, app. 65 km
Cycle northwest through the Great Belt where everyone is in a great holiday mood. Swimming areas, restaurants, and cafés characterise the surroundings. Karesbaekstorp is filled with art galleries. Before continuing to Korsør, enjoying some freshly smoked fish in the smokehouse is a must. Overnight stay in Korsør.
Day 5: Korsør – Sorø / Ringsted , app. 50-57 km
West side from Slegelse will you reach old viking castle Trelleborg, one of the best rebuilt castles of the Viking period in Denmark. A mighty ring wall (10. Century .)can be visited. You continue cycling passing lake Tissø. The lake is well known as a natural refuge for birds. Your destination today is Ringsted.Overnight stay in Ringsted or Sorø.
Day 6: Sorø / Ringsted – Roskilde, app. 45-70 km
Today‘s ride will bring you back to coast to see fjord of Roskilde. First you pass Iselfjord before you arrive at fjord of Roskilde. Cathedral of Roskilde is the place there most of Denmark’s kings and dynasties have their grave. Follow the footstep of wikings at the harbour. Rebuilt wiking ships will impress you. Overnight stay in Roskilde.
Day 7: Roskilde – Copenhagen, app. 44 km
Today’s stretch, the last stretch of your tour, is a little shorter and takes you back to the capital. Spend the afternoon in a quaint café or visit the Tivoli Gardens. Turn in your rental bike and enjoy your evening. Overnight stay in Copenhagen.
Day 8: Departure Copenhagen
Travellers are responsible for their transportation homeward. Depart after breakfast, unless you have booked an extended stay.
This is a tour for everybody, flat through mostly silent landscapes, on bike paths and side roads. In parts you have to figure on wind!Route Map (For guidance only):Routes maybe subject to change or alteration. All route notes, maps and day-by-day information will be given to you upon arrival at the first hotel or at the welcome meeting. GPS/GPX Files are available for most our the cycling holidays we offer. Please ask us for details.
Starting point of the cycling holiday: Copenhagen
We recommend flying to Copenhagen airport to reach the starting point of this cycling holiday. Flights are available with a number of airlines to your required airport or you can travel to the start using alternative methods such as rail or road. We recommend using Skyscanner to find the best flight prices by date or Voyages SNCF for European rail travel. There is customer car parking available at most hotels for a supplement. Please contact us for more details.Please use local transport to arrive at the starting point or call us on 0800 755 5385 for more specific travel advice. You do not need to go back to the starting point of the cycling holiday as all hire bikes are left at the final hotel.Important: Please book your flights only after the cycling holiday has been confirmed by invoice or email. Flights and transfers are not included in the advertised holiday price.
The Copenhagen and Zealand Circuit cycling holiday includes the daily transfer of luggage to the next hotel and local support if required.Included Services (Subject to confirmation)
About the bikes:
This cycling holiday uses a selection of men's and women's 7-speed bicycles with back-pedal breaks with hub gears and 26" or 28" wheels. There is also a selection of various size 24-speed freewheel men's and unisex bicycles with derailleur gears and 28" wheels. They are top-quality brand bicycles by Kettler and Kalkoff. You will receive an accessories package including a bicycle pannier bag with a 10L capacity, repair kit, lock, key, and air pump.
Men's Bike (Colour and style may vary) / Unisex Bikes are also available to book:
When you make a booking with us, we take your height(s) and the appropriate bike size is matched up accordingly.
Helmets are not provided and you will need to bring your own to use. We always recommend wearing a helmet when on your cycling holiday.
Why not upgrade your cycling experience to an E-Bike (Electric Bike)? Using a power assisted bike is a great way to go on a cycling holiday and will help you smooth out inclines or longer days in the saddle. Each E-Bike features an LCD display, removable batteries for easy charging and assistance up to 25 km/h with a range of around 120 km for each full charge depending on usage.
E-Bike upgrade prices vary per tour, but if you require any more information about bike hire and electric bikes, please get in-touch with us on +44 (0) 800 7555385.
This cycling holiday stays in good quality hotels with private facilities carefully selected for their proximity to your cycle route and comfort. If you wish to know specific information about the hotel facilities, Wi-Fi and upgrades used on the holidays, please contact us on +44 (0) 800 7555385 for more information.
You will receive your final hotel list approximately 4 weeks prior to your arrival date detailing the hotels used on your cycling holiday. If you wish to know more about the hotels prior to completing a booking form, please contact our Customer Services team via email or by phone.
You can find out more about this cycling holiday by completing a Contact Form or call 0800 755 5385 to speak to one of the team.
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