Copenhagen and Zealand Self-Guided Cycling Holiday
Self-Guided | Individual | 8 days | 7 nights | From £829 per person
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Cycle Tour Highlights
• Like Danish crime thrillers? This tour is for you!
• Start in Copenhagen – the cool city now as famous for Sarah Lund than the Mermaid!
• Ride around the Zealand Island home to diverse history and nature
• The perfect tour for those looking to discover Denmark
Cycle Route: Flat and silent
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!
The approximate difficulty level for this 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 tour starts in Copenhagen. 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!
Where is the starting point of the holiday?
Tour Route Map
The Copenhagen and Zealand tour stays in good quality hotels carefully chosen for their location, hospitality and proximity to your tour route.
Your stay includes the daily transfer of luggage to the next hotel and permanent assistance in case of problems.
- Accommodations for 7 nights (according to booking category)
– Breakfast included
– Luggage transfer service to each hotel
– 7-Day Service Hotline
– 1x Tour information packet per booked room
We have 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.
Our accessories package includes a bicycle pannier bag with a 10l capacity, repair kit, lock, key and air pump.
Copenhagen and Zealand, 8 days, 7 nights
Prices are per person and include bike hire.
2018 Cycling Holiday Prices:
Prices are based on seasonal date bands
Season 1: 09.06. – 06.07.2018 | 20.08. – 31.08.2018
Season 2: 07.07 – 19.08.2018
2019 Cycling Holiday Prices:
Prices are based on seasonal date bands
Season 1: 08.06. – 05.07.2019 | 18.08. – 31.08.2019
Season 2: 06.07 – 17.08.2019
Hotel Category Descriptions
Rooms with shower/WC or bath/WC
Any local tourist taxes are not included in the holiday price and are payable at the hotel.
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Holiday Price: £829
Single Supplement: £399