Best of Northern Zealand
Bike Denmark, castles, fairytales, and beautiful beaches
This cycling tour in Denmark and Sweden is a cyclist's dream come true. The cycling culture that exists in Copenhagen is the inspiration for cities throughout the world trying to create their own cycling culture. The wonderful cycling paths and bike friendly roads lead through picturesque villages, a varied countryside, well-preserved castles and manor houses, pristine beaches, and clear, fresh air.
The safe and easy routes are suitable for both enthusiasts and beginners alike. Whether riding along the coastline, lakes, in the forests, through the green fields, or through busier towns, you will find peaceful lanes and specially designed bike paths. In Denmark, there is a strong tradition for people of all ages and all walks of life to cycle. You will be welcomed here! Highlights include but are not limited to Copenhagen, Helsingør and Kronborg (Hamlet’s castle from Shakespeare), and Hillerød with Fredensborg Castle.
- Wonderful Copenhagen, capital and best bike city in the world
- Louisiana Museum of Modern Art
- Rungstedlund-the house/museum of the famous Danish author Karen blixen
- Helsingør and Kronborg (the castles from Shapespear's play "Hamlet"
- Danish Maritime Museum, Helsingør
- Visit to Sweden
- Hillerød and Frederiksborg Castle
- Fredensborg Castle
- The Danish Riviera and fishing villages of Northern Zealand
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Twin/double: £ 785 $ 1,582 € 916 $ 1392 NOK 8702 kr 8033 $ 1,044 Single: £ 1085 $ 2,187 € 1266 $ 1924 NOK 12027 kr 11102 $ 1,443
Twin/double: £ 871 $ 1,755 € 1016 $ 1544 NOK 9652 kr 8910 $ 1,158 Single: £ 1257 $ 2,532 € 1466 $ 2228 NOK 13927 kr 12856 $ 1,671
Twin/double: £ 914 $ 1,841 € 1066 $ 1620 NOK 10127 kr 9348 $ 1,215 Single: £ 1342 $ 2,705 € 1566 $ 2380 NOK 14877 kr 13733 $ 1,785
Quad/family rooms available. Just ask.
Electric bicycle rental: £ 154 $ 311 € 180 $ 274 NOK 1710 kr 1578 $ 205 Discount no bike rental: £ 86 $ 173 € 100 $ 152 NOK 950 kr 877 $ 114 Discount children's bike : £ 21 $ 43 € 25 $ 38 NOK 238 kr 219 $ 29 Child seat: £ 34 $ 69 € 40 $ 61 NOK 380 kr 351 $ 46 Children's trailer (Burley for 1 or 2 children or follow me tag along): £ 69 $ 138 € 80 $ 122 NOK 760 kr 702 $ 91 Helmet rental: £ 9 $ 17 € 10 $ 15 NOK 95 kr 88 $ 11 Price for tandem bicycle rental: on request
Extra day bike rental: Please ask
Extra night (s) in Copenhagen
Twin/double: £ 101 $ 204 € 118 $ 179 NOK 1121 kr 1035 $ 135 Single: £ 135 $ 273 € 158 $ 240 NOK 1501 kr 1386 $ 180
Twin/double: £ 118 $ 238 € 138 $ 210 NOK 1311 kr 1210 $ 157 Single: £ 161 $ 325 € 188 $ 286 NOK 1786 kr 1649 $ 214
Rates are per person based on double occupancy.
† Currency exchange rate set 90 days before travel.
Fly to Copenhagen Airport.
Metro, bus, or taxi to the hotel.
Check local conditions prior to arrival. Average high/low temperature for the area in degrees Fahrenheit: May 60º/45º, June 66º/52º, July 69º/55º, August 69º/54º, and September 61º/50º. Biking in Denmark is perfect from May until end of September. You will enjoy comfortable weather and daylight during the summer from very early morning until late evening.
Detailed maps and route descriptions are provided. It is possible to download the route to a GPS device or to your smartphone. Biking in Denmark is something special compared to other countries. First of all you will enjoy that the most attractive landscapes invite the cyclists to easy and safe stages, since cyclists are given very high priority. In the towns you will find many cycle paths and at the coastline, along the lakes, in the forests and through the green fields you will find peaceful lanes and paths specially designed for cyclists. In Denmark you will meet picturesque villages, a countryside that varies all the time, well-preserved castles and manor houses, clean and sandy beaches and you will enjoy the clear, fresh air.
This is an easy, self-guided bike tour suited for families and cyclists in average physical condition. The route consists of bike paths and minor roads that are mostly flat with occasional small hills. You will encounter some traffic in Copenhagen, but there are plenty of bike lanes. Motorists are very accustomed and accommodating to cyclists.
Where You’ll Stay
On this tour, two levels of accommodations are offered with with Standard Tour:
• Standard rooms: Good and comfortable rooms in good tourist hotels on the route.
• Superior rooms: Upgraded rooms, at good tourist hotels on the route. Often with balcony/sea view.
There is also the option to upgrade to the Deluxe tour which has a slightly different itinerary and higher class accommodations.
- Accommodation for 6 nights according to booked category
- 21 speed hybrid bicycle equipped with pannier and a lock. A spare tube, repair kit, pump, lock, and GPS are provided per room.
- Luggage transfer
- Route descriptions and maps
- GPS tracks if you prefer (rather than GPS device)
- Highlights and sightseeing information
- 24 hour service hotline
What’s Not Included
Day 1: Arrival Copenhagen
Day 2: Copenhagen - Hørsholm, 18 mi. (30 km)
Day 3: Hørsholm - Helsingør, 12 mi. (20 km)
Day 4: Round trip in Sweden and Helsingør, 21 mi. (35 km)
Day 5: Snekkersten/Helsingør - Hillerød, 25 - 32 mi. (41- 51 km)
Day 6: Hillerød - Copenhagen. 24 or 10 mi. + train (38 or 18 km + train)
Day 7: Departure
Day 1: Arrival in Copenhagen.
Day 2: Copenhagen to Hørsholm. 18 mi. (30 km)
Day 3: Hørsholm to Helsingør, 12 mi. (20 km)
Day 4: Helsingør – Gilleleje, 18 mi. (30 km)
Day 5: Gilleleje – Hillerød, 19 to 30 mi. (30 to 48 km)
Day 6: Hillerød – Copenhagen, 24 mi. (38 km)
Day 7: Departure from Copenhagen
All distances are approximate.