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.

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 lake...

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.

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.

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.