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.

TOP trails of the Silkeborg area

Pack your rucksack and head off on a walk near Silkeborg. The rambling trails in and around Silkeborg vary in severity and length – just as the landscape alternates between woodland, heath, hills and valleys. See descriptions and maps of the various routes below.

Silkeborg Town Hall

Guided tours in 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

Cycling in the Lake District

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

Horseback 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...