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Silkeborg Lake District - Outdoor Capital of Denmark

With more than 50 lakes and a forest area, which streches beyond 224 square kilometers, Silkeborg Søhøjlandet is the largest nature area in the entire country. This combined with the cultural and art heritage found in Silkeborg makes the perfect destination for families, couples and friends looking for new experiences and time to relax.

Selected highlights in Silkeborg - The Lake District.

Things to see and do

The Lake District  (Søhøjlandet)  has everything you, families with kids and couples need for a nice relaxing and different break from everyday life. Whether you are a serious athlete, history nerd or enjoyer of life who wants to explore breathtaking landscapes, Silkeborg is the perfect pl...

Family attractions

Here you can find the top family attractions in Silkeborg - The Lake District.

Art galleries and museums

Silkeborg is a great place to experience art and museums.

Historical attractions

The Silkeborg Lake District plays an exiting part in the history of Denmark.

Attractions in nature

Go explore the beautiful nature in Silkeborg - The Lake District.

Discover the history of Silkeborg

The history of Silkeborg

Photo: Magnus Torfoss

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Did you know, that Silkeborg is located in the Aarhus region? And that you will find everything here, from exciting amusement parks, city breaks and lovely sandy beaches to wild nature and lots of fun activities?

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