Hiking in the Lake District

The lake district is home to some of the best hiking trails in Denmark! So why not spend a day out exploring these beautiful tracks?

Take time to breathe in the scents of the forest and enjoy the sights of our colorful heather. Simply bring your walking boots and camera – and come enjoy the scenery.

The Best Hiking Trails of Silkeborg

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. 

Silkeborg Town Hall

A Tour of Silkeborg City

Take a walk through Silkeborg city center and learn more about our historical past. The tour is set for around 1½ hour and takes you by some of the most significant buildings in Silkeborg.  

The Ancient Road

Hærvejen (The Ancient Road)

A historical journey through the beautiful landscapes of Jutland 

MTB Almindsø

A Holiday on Two Wheels: Cycling in the Lake District

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

Horse Riding

With Denmark's largest contiguous area of forest and numerous lakes, the Silkeborg region is just the area for active, fun and scenic experiences on horseback – for adults and children, as well as beginners and experts. Read more about riding around Silkeborg here...