Riverboat Jazz Festival

Highlights in and around Silkeborg

There are many annual events in and around Silkeborg because they have been so successful in previous years, find out more about them here.

Hotel Dania

Silkeborg Accommodation

No matter whether you prefer to spend the night in a hotel's very comfortable setting, to stay with your family at one of our cosy campsites, or to ensure a good standard at a low price staying at a Bed & Breakfast, Silkeborg prides itself in offering good opportunities for you to find the place to stay that is just right for you.

The Tollundman

Things to see and do

Silkeborg and its surrounding area offer a multitude of wonderful experiences in beautiful scenery, with exciting attractions, interesting exhibitions, festive events and fun activities. Get inspiration, find practical information and plan your next break in and around Silkeborg here.

The Art Centre Silkeborg Bad

A town bursting with artistic talent

Art is all around you in the Silkeborg region. The area has it all – from its numerous local artisans to major galleries and internationally renowned art museums.

Cycling in Silkeborg and the surrounding area

Outdoor activities

Beautiful scenery is all around you in Søhøjlandet (the Lake District) – for serious athletes wishing to get their pulse racing and sweat on their brow and for more casual exercisers with a thermos in their backpack.  There are possibilities aplenty for all. Have a look at the different outdoor activities here...


The scenic surroundings of Silkeborg are perfect for a day out with a fishing rod. Read more about angling in Silkeborg here.

A Paradise for Golfers

The Lake District offers no less than eight remarkable golf courses. Come join us for a round of golf in Silkeborg.

Aqua Akvarium & Dyrepark

Children's Silkeborg

There is so much to see and do if you are holidaying with children, parents or grandparents in the Silkeborg region. You have ample opportunity to give it full throttle and to be entertained, challenged and learn while having fun together.


Paddle Adventures: Canoeing and Kayaking

Silkeborg is rich on opportunities for water-based adventures - an ideal way to explore the over 500 kilometers of river shoreland encircling the Lake District.

Sailing holidays

Encounter our spectacular waters by boat

Private accommodation in and around Silkeborg

Private accommodation

Private accommodation in and around Silkeborg

Tourist information - when you are visiting Silkeborg

VisitSilkeborg's Contact Information

Welcome to Silkeborg

Here is where you find your tourist information in Silkeborg - both personal information available at the tourist café Café 1. Række and our info-bikes, but also online information consisting of touch screens, placed at different physical locations in Silkeborg and VisitSilkeborg's app.

Weekend getaways and mini breaks

The Silkeborg region offers the possibility of all manner of weekend getaways and mini breaks: romantic getaways, music, theatre, art and gastronomic breaks, golfing and canoeing packages and traditional hotel and inn breaks. Take a closer look at them all here...

Tareq Taylor's Nordic Cookery in the Lakelands