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Lakeside Bath in Almind Lake by Silkeborg

Lakeside Baths in the Lake District

Photo: Roar Paaske

There is something very special about swimming in freshwater, surrounded by stunning scenery. Many of the lakes around the Lake District are amazing for swimming and are all very popular excursion spots for locals as well as tourists.

Several of them are among the cleanest in Denmark – and even hold the Blue Flag certification.

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Østre Søbad
Photo: Simon Hartwell Christensen

Østre Søbad

Østre Søbad is located at Lake Almindsø, one of the cleanest lakes in Denmark. 

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Vestre Søbad
Photo: Roar Paaske

Vestre Søbad

Vestre Søbad is located at Lake Almindsø, one of the cleanest lakes in Denmark.

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De Små Fisk
Photo: VisitSilkeborg

De Små Fisk

The green area “De Små Fisk” (the little fish) between Silkeborg and Sejs is the setting for a number of activities.

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Bybadet Bath in Skanderborg
Photo: Peter Ib Hansen

Bybadet Bath in Skanderborg

Bybadet in Skanderborg is part of the area called Søtorvet, which ties together the landscape, different ways of being active, and urban life. The 1,500 m2 lakeside bath is open to everyone, who can c...

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Almindsø
Photo: Bo Nørgaard

Almindsø

Lake Almindsø near Silkeborg is one of the cleanest lakes in Denmark. It is a very popular place to swim, with two large bathing establishments (Østre Søbad, Vestre Søbad), several smaller bathing spo...

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Knudhule Beach, Knudsø
Photo: Per Bille

Knudhule Beach, Knudsø

Knudhule beach at Knudsø is one of Denmark's cleaner lakes, it's a beach with child-friendly bathing opportunities.

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Bryrup Langsø
Photo: Carsten Dall

Bryrup Langsø

Around Bryrup Langsø you will find a beautiful marked trail, 3.5 km.

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Stilling Beach
Photo: VisitAarhus

Stilling Beach

Stilling Badestrand is a great beach close to town as well as to the countryside. The beach is found on the western end of Stilling Sø lake – in the town of Stilling.

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More activities on the lake

There are plenty of activities to do on and by the lakes in the Danish Lake District. Get an overview of the lakes, that are great for swimming, fishing, hiking by or lakes that have an especially rich animal life.

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