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Things to see and do in Silkeborg

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 place.

Top attractions in Silkeborg

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Outdoor activities

Horseback Riding

The lake district is just the place for fun experiences on horseback, whether you are a beginner or an expert in the art of riding. You can take your ...

Cycling and Mountain Bike Holidays

Horseback riding is likewise available for you to enjoy in Silkeborg. You can both book group or private tours, it is totally up to you to decide. Enj...


With our gorgeous landscapes, finding an exciting golf course will not be a problem. The central area of Silkeborg alone offers no less than four magn...

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 brea...

Water activities

Paddle Adventures: Canoeing and Kayaking

Are you ready for your next paddle adventure? Gather your family and friends and have an enjoyable day together on the open waters of Silkeborg.

Lakes and Swimming Facilities

Silkeborg is an excellent place for a swim. With no less than 51 large lakes and more than a thousand waterholes. Below you can see our top ten lakes ...

Sailing Holidays

There is no place better for a sailing holiday than in the Outdoor Capital of Denmark. Our city is enclosed by water - no matter where you look, you m...


The river and lakes of Silkeborg offer a wide variety of fishing waters in terms of river bed, lake bottom conditions, vegetation and depth. Which pro...

Attractions for everyone

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.

Events in Silkeborg

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