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Attractions in nature

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

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 outlet in Randers Fjord. On its way to the Randers Fjord the river has several major entrances, among others: Mattrup Å, Salten Å, Found Å, Gje...

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 views in the entire kingdom of Denmark! From the top of the hill, 147 meters above sea level, you can enjoy the sight of our gorgeous lakes a...

Trækstien / Old Bargerman's Path, Silkeborg-Randers

Trækstien is a trail between Silkeborg and Randers, which follows the old tow paths of the River Gudenå. It is a place of unique nature experiences, in a varied and unpredictable landscape. Please be aware that parts of the trail may be flooded due to high water levels in the River Gudenå....

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 historical journey down through Jutland along the Jutland ridge.  The history of HærvejenHærvejen, which stretches roughly 250 km fr...

Sindbjerg and Stoubjerg

Sindbjerg and Stoubjerg are the names of two heather-clad peaks, located in a stunning heathland north of Sejs  - approximately 5 km south-east of Silkeborg. From the top, you find an extraordinary view – you can e.g. see all the lakes right from Silkeborg to Himmelbjerget. Sindbjerg stand...