Silkeborg is an excellent place for a swim. With no less than 51 large lakes and more than a thousand waterholes, we have some of the best swimming facilities in Denmark.
Below you can see our top ten lakes in the Silkeborg district, with an exceptional quality of water and great bathing facilities. When the weather does not lend itself to an outdoor swim, you also have the option of going to one of indoor swimming locations. Read more under ‘swimming pools and water parks’.
The Silkeborg area offers a select variety of swimming facilities. Read more about the various options, here.
It is very important for us that you not only take good care of yourself when visiting our gorgeous lakes, but also that you take good care of our natural environment while doing so.
Therefore, please read our safety instructions and special considerations before going for your next swim here
Read here about our top ten lakes in Silkeborg and see where you can swim in some of the cleanest lakes in all of Denmark.
The scenic surroundings of Silkeborg are perfect for a day out with a fishing rod. Read more about angling in Silkeborg here.
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.
Encounter our spectacular waters by boat
Hire a solar boat for a calm and tranquil saill on the lakes between Ry and Silkeborg. Find more information here