The Outdoor Capital of Denmark 

Denmark’s Outdoor Capital Silkeborg is found in the most beautiful place of our charming little kingdom: The Lake District of Denmark. We are surrounded by open waters, great forest areas and the most stunning views in all the land. It is the perfect place for a holiday in nature.

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Cycling Holidays

Silkeborg is the perfect place to go cycling! Read more about our bike facilities 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.

The Best Hiking Trails of the Silkeborg Area

The trails of the Silkeborg area vary in both severity and length – check out our top recommendations for a day of walking or running in Silkeborg. 

Angling in Silkeborg


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

Places to Stay, Places to Go


Book your stay in our beautiful town, or wake up amidst our spectacular nature. See where you can spend your nights in the Outdoor Capital of Denmark

Silkeborg Bad - Skulpturparken

Unique Artistic Experiences

Silkeborg is a center of incredible, artistic experiences. We have everything from inspiring local exhibitions to internationally renowned museums. A unique opportunity to unfold your creative interests. 

Falconeer for a day

Family Activities

Situated right in the heart of Jutland, Silkeborg is less than an hour away from the best attractions in Denmark. It is the perfect base for an exciting family holiday. 


Historical Attractions

Home to both Tollundmanden and the world’s oldest paddle steamer Hjejlen – but that is not all! We have so much more to offer in Silkeborg. Read all about our historical attractions here.