Top attractions in Silkeborg

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Silkeborg offers a large variety of attractions for all ages. See the top ones here.

Hjejlen

Hjejlen is the oldest original coal-fired paddle steamer in the world, which is still in operation – and you can experience it right in the heart of l...

AQUA Aquarium & Wildlife Zoo

AQUA Aquarium & Wildlife Park is a family-friendly discovery centre featuring northern Europe’s largest freshwater aquarium and a nature park with wil...

Museum Jorn, Silkeborg

Museum Jorn is situated just outside the town centre in an area of parkland leading down to the River Gudenå.

Gudenå River

Gudenå River is with its 160 kilometers Denmark's longest river. The river originates in Tinnet Crate northwest of Tørring near Vejle and has its outl...

Himmelbjerget / Sky Mountain

Himmelbjerget, or the Sky Mountain, has for many years been a popular destination for all people visiting the Lake District. It has one of the best v...

Silkeborg Ørnereservat, Rovfugleshow og Bisonfarm

Silkeborg Ørnereservat, Rovfugleshow & Bisonfarm invites the public into the fascinating world of the birds-of-prey.

Art Center Silkeborg Bad

The Art Center Silkeborg Bad never stands still. Here you can experience changing exhibitions of both Danish and international artists, who time after...

Museum Silkeborg, Hovedgården

Silkeborg is one of the youngest towns in Denmark, established by royal decree in January 1846.

Papirmuseet

Museum Silkeborg, Papirmuseet Bikuben is Denmark’s specialist museum of paper and papermaking. The paper museum is a working museum producing handmade...

Silkeborg Bunker Museum

Silkeborg Bunkermuseum is housed in a German type R622 bunker. The exhibition in the two rooms of the bunker tells about the German military headquart...

Badeanstalten

Badeanstalten is the last public baths in Denmark, which still upholds its traditions. Visit the old but well-maintained bathrooms and enjoy the speci...

Hærvejen / The Ancient Road

Hærvejen, which consists of a cycling/rambling trail and a bridal path, passes close by Silkeborg. Not only is it a scenic route, but it is also a his...

Veteranbanen Bryrup-Vrads

Veteranbanen Bryrup-Vrads is a historical piece of Danish history. Discover the old train tracks which takes you through the most beautiful landscapes...