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Hiking in The Aarhus Region

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Time to get out the hiking boots - in The Aarhus Region there are many great hiking possibilities. Through forests, valleys, by lakes, streams and beaches and even in the Danish "mountains".

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Mols Bjerge-stien (path)
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Mols Bjerge-stien (path)

The Mols Bjerge trail is a 60 km long hiking trail which is divided into 3 stages of approximately 20 km each.

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The Hiking Route Aarhus – Silkeborg
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The Hiking Route Aarhus – Silkeborg

Experience the forests, the river valleys and the many lakes on a hike between Silkeborg and Aarhus, and pass Ry and Skanderborg along the way.

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The hiking route, ”Himmelbjergruten”
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The hiking route, ”Himmelbjergruten”

Halfway along the route there is a stretch where you can get across the lakes on a solar-powered passenger ferry in the summertime.

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Five child-friendly hiking trails (day trips)

Are you looking for the perfect day trip for a weekend excursion or get-in-shape trips leading up to your upcoming hiking holiday, the hiking routes mentioned below are highly recommendable.

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The Forest Route
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The Forest Route

The Forest Route at Mollerup Skov has two different starting points, one by the parking ground in Mollerup Skov by Skejbyvej (A) and one by the dog training facilities of DCH on Viengevej (B). From on...

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The Mountain Route
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The Mountain Route

Enjoy sunbeams over Aarhus. The Mountain Route starts by the foot of the northern “mountain” (hill) nearest to Jernaldervej. The 8 kilometre route is perfectly suitable for running or walking tours bu...

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The Pulse Route
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The Pulse Route

The Pulse Route starts in Riis Skov by the parking ground between the old forester building and the youth hostel. The route follows the running route in the forest. 

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Blue Route 5,5 km - Kloeverstierne Grenaa
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Blue Route 5,5 km - Kloeverstierne Grenaa

Discover the history and nature of Grenaa and Grenaa's surroundings. From coin finds, to the drainage of Kolindsund, to the place where people were executed until 1800.

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Blue route 5.6 km - Kloeverstierne in Ebeltoft
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Blue route 5.6 km - Kloeverstierne in Ebeltoft

The association route "Foreningsruten" Blue Path is 5.6 km long. On the route, you pass some of the places where some of Ebeltoft's many associations are located.

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The Short Trip Kaloe Castle Ruin
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The Short Trip Kaloe Castle Ruin

At the foot of Mols Bjerge National Park, Kalø Slotsruin is located on a bank in the cove, Kalø Vig. If you follow the old stone-paved path out onto the peninsula, it’s like travelling back 700 years....

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The Short Trip Trehøje
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The Short Trip Trehøje

Trehøje is three hilltops, each being 127 metres high, located in the middle of the scenic Mols Bjerge National Park.

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Kaloe Woods
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Kaloe Woods

If you enjoy a walk in the forest, you do not want to miss the Kaloe forests. At Kalø castle ruin you will find both Hestehave forest and Ringelmose forest. The forests offer plenty of sights such as ...

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Walkingroute - Lodsstien
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Walkingroute - Lodsstien

Lodsstien is a path, which stretches over 31 km. beginning at the in pass at Randers Fjord at Udbyhøj South all the way to Randers Harbor.

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Trækstien between Silkeborg and Randers

Trækstien is a trail between Silkeborg and Randers, which follows the old tow paths of the River Gudenå.

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Alhedestien, bicycle and walking path

The bicycle, walking and riding path "Alhedestien" (49 km) is established on a former railway track between Viborg and Herning.

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Vandere på vandreruten Silkeborg - Aarhus

More than 60 hiking routes

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Outdoor aktiviteter i Ry
Outdoor Activities in The Aarhus Region
Water and Wellness Randers
Indoor activities in the Aarhus Region

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